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It’s TIP TOP TUESDAY! Time for Georgia River Network’s Tip of Week~ Whether you are paddling alone or with friends, canoes can be hard to launch! Since canoes are so narrow, they can be unstable! Here’s some tips on how to make sure you have a successful launch with your canoe https://www.trails.com/how_1937_launch-a-canoe.html

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Six Word Story Time! Playing with the popular six word novel idea, we are collecting six word stories about rivers. Post your 6 word story in the comment section on Georgia River Network’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/georgiarivernetwork This Week’s Six Word Story Stream Theme: “ripples”

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It’s WATER TRAIL WEDNESDAY! Time for Georgia River Network’s Water Trail Tidbit of the Week ~ The Chattahoochee Valley Blue way is under development to become a water trail. The water trail will range FIFTY plus miles and have 8-10 identified canoe/kayak launch locations! https://www.tpl.org/our-work/chattahoochee-valley-blueway

 

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It’s TIP TOP TUESDAY! Time for Georgia River Network’s Tip of Week~ How you transport your kayak is VERY important. Your kayak must be safe AND secure. Check out this link for some tips on how to get your kayak from point A to point B! https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/transporting-kayak-canoe.htmlstrapping-down-a-kayak

 

Two days down, 14 to go! Have YOU checked out the auction items for Georgia River Networks Paddle Georgia Youth Program auction?

All proceeds will benefit the Paddle Georgia Youth Program and allow 10-12 youths to join us on Paddle Georgia 2017!

The auction will run until Sunday, April 16th!

Most of these kids have never been on a river, or camped in a tent before. Our goal is to engage these kids in river protection, and show them the joy that paddling a river can bring. We thank you for your support of our future riverkeepers.

Don’t miss your chance to get some of the awesome Columbia Sportswear we have up for bidding that will benefit Paddle Georgia’s Youth Program!

You can find the auction here: http://www.32auctions.com/paddlega2017

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“From Lemons to Clean Water” is a workshop that will be led by Katherine Baer, Director of Science and Policy with River Network, on how grassroots groups have catalyzed change to create cleaner and healthier rivers.

The workshop is one of many that will be held at Georgia River Networks Annual Weekend for Rivers & Georgia Water Coalition Partnership Meetingfrom April 27-29 at the Little Ocmulgee State Park& Lodge near McCrae,GA!

There will also be a Guided Paddle on the Little Ocmulgee on Saturday April 29, 3:30 – 7:30PM.There will be a $40 Boat Rental; $20 if you Bring Your Own Boat

Join us for this special guided 4.6 mile paddling trip on the majestic Little Ocmulgee River.

We have 15 rooms in the Lodge and 25 campsites blocked for Thursday 4/27/17 thru Sunday 4/30/17. Please use the Group Code 04748 when making your reservations at https://littleores.com/iqreservations/asp/IQHome.asp

Want to learn more about the schedule?
Check it out on GRN’s website!
http://garivers.org/2012-04-17-22-59-07/weekend-for-rivers.html

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Today is day  of Georgia River Networks Paddle Georgia Youth Program auction!

All proceeds will benefit our Paddle Georgia Youth Program and will allow 10-12 undeserved youths to join us on Paddle Georgia 2017!

Columbia Sportswear Items to be auctioned include:

– Men’s Evaporation Jacket
-Women’s Tidal Tee Hoodie
-Women’s PFG Sun Drifter Long Sleeve
AND SO MUCH MORE!

Help give underserved kids the chance to get out on Georgia’s rivers, and see the beauty and fun they have to offer!

You can find the auction here: www.32auctions.com/paddlega2017

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