The weather is warming up and you’re most likely inspired to boat, kayak, or raft Oregon’s myriad waterways. In this week’s “Grant’s Getaway,” I team up with the Oregon State Marine Board and Oregon Fish & Wildlife to bring you tips on water safety and how you can help keep dangerous shellfish from invading Oregon’s waters.

Editor’s Note: Grant’s Getaways is a production of Travel Oregon brought to you in association with Oregon State Parks, Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife and Oregon State Marine Board. Episodes air Fridays and Saturdays on KGW Newschannel 8 and Saturdays on Northwest Cable News Network.

About the Author: Grant McOmie

Grant McOmie is a Pacific Northwest broadcast journalist, teacher and author who writes and produces stories and special programs about the people, places, outdoor activities and environmental issues of the Pacific Northwest. A fifth generation Oregon native, Grant’s roots run deepest in the central Oregon region near Prineville and Redmond where his family continues to live.

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