The next meeting will be on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at 7pm. Meetings are held at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center in the Long Leaf room of Delta Hall.
Feb 17th 10AM to 2PM - 2nd Annual February Floating Cleanup of Fish River and Weeks Bay
Where: Tonsmeire Resource Center, under the Fish River Bridge, Hwy 98
Join the Weeks Bay Foundation and Thompson Engineering for our 2nd Annual February Floating Cleanup of Fish River and Weeks Bay. This paddling cleanup is a great way to help get the trash out of hard to reach spots on our beautiful waterways.
Bring your canoe, kayak, or favorite water craft and meet at the Fish River boat ramp at 8 am to explore the banks of the river and bay picking up trash and recyclables. We will finish up back at the boat ramp by 12 pm.
Weeks Bay will provide trash bags and nitrile gloves.
March 17th - Battle on the Bayou Kayak Race for more info: http://www.battleonthebayou.com/
April 5-8 Paddle Bayou Lafourche - for more info: https://outreach.btnep.org/events/paddle-
April 21st - 8th Annual Great Drift
When: April 21st - 1:00 pm launch
Where: Dog River Scenic Blueway, Perch Creek East Landing
The canoe and kayak paddle will begin and end at the newly established Perch Creek East launch site inside McNally Park located at 4380 Park Road off Dauphin Island Parkway near the tip of the Peninsula. The site offers plenty of parking.
The route takes paddlers through serene areas of one of the watershed’s cleanest streams. Bring your own canoe, kayak or SUP (no motorized vessels) or rent from Sunshine Canoes (251-367-4144). Reserve early. On-site help available beginning at noon.
Participants are encouraged to attend the annual Post Drift Party held immediately following the event at the River Shack Restaurant and Oyster Bar at the mouth of Dog River – only a quick 2 mile drive south. Again this year, the River Shack will provide DISCOUNTED FOOD for registered paddlers presenting required coupon. The Dog River Scenic Blueway string of six (6) launch sites inside the Dog River Watershed. The DRSBW is a National Scenic Recreational Water Trail and part of the Alabama Scenic River Trail System’s Coastal Trail.
Important Notice - MBCKC will not meet during the months of December and January.