Canoeing and the Environment

  • Invasives & R.A.P.P

     Environmental impacts through pollution, poaching and the introduction of invasive species have considerable impact on BC's waterways and ecosystems. Awareness of the problem species and reporting are key to combating these ecosystem altering invaders. Eurasion Milfoil is pictured to the left. R.A.P.P is the BC governement's Report all Poachers and Polluters phone line and web page.

Random RCABC News Article

The early bird registration for the Paddle Conference (April 4-6th) has been extended to the end of March 24th and the registration deadline is March 31st. For the full update check this document.

Canoeing Safety

Swimming a Capsized Canoe 
If you're out canoeing regularly, it is likely that sooner or later you'll capsize. If you're not sure how to deal with capsizes, the results can range from fun to unsettling to quite dangerous. With training, practice and experience, performing a rescue can become simple and routine, even when it is unexpected.

 

 

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