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Who Built That Access Point? How Can I Build an Access Point?

Jackson Kayak (15 min. ago) - Do you wonder who built that access point? Would you like to get involved with planning and building access points? Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association has partnered and built access points since 2006. TSRA’s access committee consists of partnering agencies, municipalities, watershed groups, and paddling groups. Access committee members submit access ideas for discussion.  read more...

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McGregor back to settle Drak score

ICF (1 hour ago) - Multiple-World Champion Hank McGregor has confirmed that he will be on the start line looking for a fourth title in the N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon on 24 and 25 January, eager to erase the memory of the mistake that saw the title slip through his fingers last year. The race is also the first for the 2015 ICF Canoe Marathon Classic Series.  read more...

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Take Action: Tell New Mexico's Governor to STOP the Gila River Diversion!

Am. Whitewater (3 hrs. ago) - Silver Spring, NM - New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez has only two weeks left to make a decision on the proposed Gila River Diversion.  This project will dam and drain the headwaters of the Gila River, threatening some of the most beautiful, biologically rich riparian habitat in the state, and some amazing paddling opportunities.  You can help by contacting the Governor TODAY, and signing the petition. Last month the Governor's Interstate Stream Commission APPROVED the Gila River Diversion, a water supply scheme that could cost a billion dollars and impact the last wild river in New Mexico. Now, this decision to move forward on the project is in the hands of New Mexico Governor Martinez. We need to directly reach out to the Governor and ask her to stop this wasteful boondoggle...  read more...

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First Hobie Fishing Worlds V Qualifying Event Announced

YakAngler (5 hrs. ago) - Ohio valley kayak anglers looking to participate in next year’s Hobie Fishing Worlds V rejoice! Hobie announces their return to Kentucky Dam Village State Park May 29-31 2015. This is the first qualifying event announced for the 2015 Hobie Fishing Worlds tournament.  read more...

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We're just a bunch of bored kayakers

Kokatat Blog (6 hrs. ago) - In an era when everything is for sale how do we value something that can’t be packaged and bought? Can we put a price on that? On a vision of perfection, the reconstruction of our minds, the stepping outside of our consumer lives. Can we put a price on that?  read more...

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