Dare to Prepare Day is a one day event that helps to educate the public on what to do to when an emergency strikes. Dare to Prepare will provide awareness on a variety of disaster and emergency response situations, where being prepared, organized and ready to react can actually save many lives. Boating is a popular hobby in the Sacramento region and with the recent increase of rain, compared to last year, when the warm weather hits, many people take to the water. Joleane King, Specialist with the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways Safety shares safety tips with host Mellisa Paul and explains the importance of wearing life jackets. Joeleane also showed the different types of life jackets that are available and appropriate for various water sports. For more information about life jacket and water safety tips, visit dbw.ca.gov.

The California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways is one of the many participating agencies taking part in Dare to Prepare Day on April 30. For more information about the event, visit daretoprepareday.com