October Notes and Paddles
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 3rd at 6:30 pm in the Long Leaf Room (immediately to the left of the Tensaw Theater). We will hold our 3rd Annual Photo Contest, Coastal Images, along with a potluck dinner. Bring your photos and a dish to share and enjoy the evening. Please note the time and place change for this special event!
Categories include : 1. Flora 2. Trees 3. Landscape/Waterscape 4. Boat (with or without Paddlers) 5. Animals/Wildlife 6. Birds
Photographs must be taken while on a paddle. Photographs may be in color or black and white and must be NO larger than 11x14. No digitally enhanced/altered photographs please. For judging purposes please title your entry. Awards will be given for each of the six categories listed above. Bring your mounted or framed photograph to the November 3rd meeting. Entries will be judged by MBCKC members. Attach the following information to the back of your entry: Name, Subject/Category, and Title
Don Morrow of the Trust for Public Land explained the plans and process for the aquistion on Live Oak Landing. Stay tuned for future updates so that that we, as individuals, can voice our interest in seeing this land made available for public use.
Upcoming Events and Paddles
Please remember to check the calendar for new paddle postings. Current paddles/events posted on calendar are:
October 3 - Approximate date for the Island Apple Snail Removal Project. Please call Mobile Baykeeper for more info: (251)433-4229
October 10 - Phatwater Challenge http://www.kayakmississippi.com/phatwater/
October 10 - Fowl River Shoreline Assessment
October 15-22 - Paddle Florida (fall paddle) http://www.paddleflorida.org/
October 17 - Pedal or Paddle Trip
October 25 - Kayak Rolling and Bracing Class
October 29 - Bay Bash for more info go to: http://www.mobilebaykeeper.org/events/bay-bash
November 1 - Gunnison Creek Paddle
November 1 - Kayak Stroke Refinement Class