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The famous Playak News Flash informs tens of thousands of paddlers around the world about the most popular paddling news each day. Playak editors
hand-pick the best headlines 24/7, and those that are viewed most by our readers are sent out in the News Flash.
Each Friday, we send out the Weekly Digest (instead of the daily News Flash), containing the top headlines of the past 7 days, as well as the most popular videos and forum topics, plus a
list of upcoming events.
Am. Whitewater (1 hour 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...
YakAngler (3 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...
Kokatat Blog (4 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...
Distressed Mullet (5 hrs. ago) -
Fabulous scenery, paddling next to majestic mountains and to the face of glaciers. Wildlife: whales, bald eagles, bears, otters, seals and more. Best ever breakfasts to fuel our daily paddles Hiking, whale watching, sight seeing and more. read more...
Paddle Making (6 hrs. ago) -
Calvin Rutstrum's outdoor classic, Way of the Wilderness, is often cited as an important book showcasing outdoor and canoeing skills. Published in 1946, it features some of his practical ideas for canoe camping at the time. Pages 25-26 have a brief blurb on portaging a canoe with a tumpline rigged up in a different manner than other sources. read more...
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