The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 7pm in the Tensaw Theater at Five Rivers. Along with our usual agenda, we will be discussing upcoming paddling events, talking about safety on the water/self rescues, & making plans for our Anniversary party. We will also be placing order for our special club anniversary t-shirts.
January Meeting Notes
Thanks to Harriet King Ingraham and David Lannie for the slideshow presentation on their 3 day/2 night paddle trip in the Okefenokee Swamp.
you would like to present a "mini-slide show paddle report" during one
of the monthly meetings, please contact Tracy Lannie. Members are
encouraged to share their paddle trip in this style. Time allotted for
these presentations are 5-7 minutes
Upcoming Paddles and Events
following paddles have been posted on the MBCKC Calendar. Click on the
Calendar link to the right for more info on these paddles.
Friday, Feb 14th - Paddle with St. Louis Canoe & Kayak Paddlers at Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Monday, Feb 17th - Bob Straders Presidents Day Paddle at Stxy River
Sunday, March 23rd - Celebrating 15 years of Paddling! Hurricane Bayou Paddle with big Party afterwards at the Bream Club/Hurricane Landing in Bay Minette - Details to come!
Saturday, February 22 -Work day for new canoe and kayak launch at Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge in Gulf Shores. JOIN us from 8 am to 12:00 pm for a volunteer work day in the wild and beautiful setting of Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. We will be working on a new Kayak Launch that will benefit residents and visitors alike. We will meet at the Jeff Friend Trail Head on February 22, 2014. We will be posting signs, removing trash, and setting up the launch. Please dress appropriately and bring work gloves if you have them. Call Denise McInturff at 251-540-7720 for additional information or with any questions.
Saturday, March 29th : Battle on the Bayou kayak/canoe race
for more info: http://battleonthebayou.com/
April 3 - 6: Paddle Bayou LaFourche - Paddle one day or paddle/camp all
for more info: http://btnep.org/subsites/Paddle/PaddleHome.asp
April 12: Bluz Cruz: a 22 mile paddle adventure down the Mighty Mississippi
for more info: http://www.bluzcruz.com/
April 19: Dog River Blueway Paddle - No details yet, will post when we get them
April 26: 1st Chickasha Bouge Paddle/Brooks Park - Details to come
Info on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chickasha-Bogue-Paddle/261275497375000
April 26: Third Annual Battle of the Bay Canoe and Kayak Race
For more info: http://www.savlp.org/