September Notes and Paddles
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 5, at 7:00 pm in the Tensaw Theater at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center. The presentation will be given by MBCKC member, Russ Lea. Russ recently paddled the Bowron Lakes which are located in the Northern part of British Columbia. We are sure to see some beautiful photos of this paddle trip! The mini-slideshow will feature MBCKC members participating in the 23rd Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup.
September Meeting Notes
What a great turnout at September's meeting! We had several first timers attend. Juli Day shared her summer hiking trip on the Appalachian Trail.
Also, Bethany Craft and Catherine Mackey of Alabma Coastal Foundation (AFC) spoke about opportunities for club members to participate in the AFC's Volunteer Field Observer Training Program. AFC will soon have the training for this volunteer project available on the web. Continue to watch this site for updates.
Don't forget Wednesday's Canoe & Kayak races at Lake Forest Yacht Club Marina!
Alabama Coastal Cleanup! We are hoping to get a large group of MBCKC members to participate in the cleanup on Sept 18 from 8am to noon around the causeway area and at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center. See calendar for more information. Free lunch available to all volunteers.
Upcoming Events and Paddles
Please check the calendar frequently for new paddle postings. Paddles currently posted or soon to be posted are:
September 23 - Full Moon Paddle - Possibly the last full moon paddle of the year!
October 1 - Paddle on the Grand Bay National Estuarine Reserve to study the Diamondback Terrapin
September 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 - Weekly Wednesday Kayaking Races at Lake Forest Yacht Club. See http://lakeforestycc.com/ and click the "special events" link
September 18 - 23rd Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup http://alcoastalcleanup.com/
September 17-19 - Tour Du Teche (130 mile paddle marathon) for more info: http://www.techeproject.com/tour-du-teche/about-the-tour.html
October 9 - Phatwater Challenge 2010 http://www.kayakmississippi.com/phatwater