We Need You to Act Now

Next week we enter the home stretch of our quest to manage wakesports on Vermont lakes. For more than two years we have been working with the state Department of Environmental Conservation and with thousands of Vermonters to craft a rule that would keep wakesports in deep water, far from shore, where they do the least harm. If we are to succeed, we need your help now to cross the line with a strong rule. This newsletter outlines what you can do to help.

Support for a strong rule continues to grow:

  • Our supporters have already emailed dozens of comments to the ANR asking for a song rule. Do your part and join them. Learn how to compose an effective comment. And carbon-copy info@responsiblewakes.org.
  • The Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds has endorsed the strong, 1000-foot rule. So have dozens of lake associations and environmental groups.

Favorable press coverage continues. Here are the four most recent articles:

Remember, our goal is to get as strong a rule as possible. The 500-foot offset proposed by DEC is not enough to protect our lakes. Responsible Wakes proposed a 1000-foot offset. Some of our supporters tell us they’d like to see wake sports banned completely; we suggest they say that if we can’t get a complete ban, then 1000 feet is better than 500 feet.

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