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5 RIVERS DELTA RESOURCE CENTER (map) AT 7PM. SEE THE POSTS BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS!

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Current Club Coordinator: Tracy Lannie
MBCKC would like to express our appreciation to 5 Rivers and it's staff for all they do.

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

April Meeting

Join MBCKC on Tuesday, April 5th, for a Night of Paddling Films featuring "Gulf to Gulf Odyssey" a story of two friends on a 7 month, 5,000 mile kayak adventure from the Nova Scotia to the Gulf of Mexico.   There will be refreshments and several other short-films shown.  Doors open at 6:30. We hope to get started at 6:45.  Bring a friend!

Events and Paddles

Paddles

April 23rd - Dog River Paddle
 FLASH PADDLE THIS SATURDAY!   Observe Earth Day by getting close to nature on a guided paddle trip in Dog River and Robinson Bayou.

WHEN: Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

WHERE: Launch at Dog River Park (aka Luscher Park, aka Navco Park)
TIME: Launch at 11:00 a.m.
LAUNCH COORDINATES: Approximately 30.62902, -88.10217
COST: Free

PACE: Leisurely pace at about 2-3 mph.
DISTANCE: About 6 miles Round trip.
ROUTE: From Dog River Park to Robinson Bayou and back.
TRIP TIME: About 2-3 hours round trip.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE: Birds, Iris, & Spider Lilies.

DISCLAIMER: This is an unorganized volunteer guided paddle trip. There is no support boat. Paddle at your own risk.

TRIP GUIDE: Rob Nykvist
EMAIL: rnykster@gmail.com


Events
 April 16th  1pm- The Great Drift  -  The Great Drift- Free Paddling Event

Join the Dog River Clearwater Revival on their fun filled 5th annual float down Dog River.
The Great Drift helps to promote the Dog River Scenic Blueway; a string of launch sites along Dog River that provide public access to the River and all it’s natural beauty.
The Drift will end at the River Shack Bar and Grill (approximately 4 mile paddle). 
Drop your boat with the volunteers at the Rabbit Creek Bridge Launch by 12:20, drive your car to the River Shack and get a ride (free shuttle) back to the site.
If you need a boat, call Sunshine Canoes (251-367-4144) to rent. Last bus leaves the River Shack at 12:40 PM, about fifteen minutes away from the launch site. Plan accordingly.
Access Rabbit Creek Bridge Launch by heading south on Rangeline Road, take right on Commerce Blvd., veer onto Rangeline Service Road southbound and head toward Bridge. Park where the road ends and we will be there to help you.

April 16th - Apple Snail Round Up 9am - 11am
 http://www.mobilebaykeeper.org/upcoming-events/2016/4/16/apple-snail-roundup 

April 16th - Pints for Paddlers for more info FaceBook Event Page:   https://www.facebook.com/events/846265685482789/
April 23rd - Chickasha Bogue Paddle  for more info:  http://cityofchickasaw.org/recreation/chickasha-bogue-paddle/

May 20-22nd - Forgotten Coast Paddle Jam  for more info:  http://www.paddle2love.com/