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Canoeing and the Environment
BC still has some large areas of wilderness but pressure on our environment is steadily increasing. Our lifestyles and economy demand more resource extraction. Water is becoming increasingly important as a commodity. Energy (hydroelectricity) is incredibly important to our lifestyles. Climate change is impacting snow packs, river levels, flora and fauna. What can we do?
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We have recently started a 'sort of' blog for members to express their opinions on various matters in the canoeing world and the work of RCABC. If you...
Flotsam and Jetsam: 10 tips to run a successful river clean-up
Over the years, when Vernon, British Columbia-based Elements Adventure Co. owner/operator Charles Ruechel ran paddling river cleanups, he began to...
Canoes aren't Tippy...
The teetering canoe – or how to teach against capsizes In what situations do people fall out of their canoes most often? On breaking waves? In rock...
Frankenboat Lives! - By Roger Warnatsch
Pieced together from the remnants of a wrapped and torn Dagger Dimension tandem WW canoe, the Frankenboat was brought back to life as a solo...
Thumbs up for the River J - By Jim Boyde
Flat or Lakewater paddlers often refer to the River J by another name, the “Goon Stroke.” Maybe this is because they have plenty of time to practice in...
November Update: MOUNT POLLEY…Through a Paddler's Eyes
Niagra Falls on the east arm of Quesnel Lake November Update: Mount Polley water sample and fish tissue results Tuesday, 11 November 2014 from the Williams...
Nanaimo River - Don't Take Access for Granted
With Joni Mitchell on the radio, singing “You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone,” we were cruising, last spring, up to the put-in for a run on...
I’m excited to attach an invitation to a special dinner on Friday, May 13 at the Creekside Community Recreation Centre on Vancouver’s False Creek to celebrate the role of canoes and paddling in BC and Canada.
I’ve been asked by the Canadian Canoe Museum to host this event.
Details about the dinner are in the attachments and linked website and I would ask that you communicate this to anyone you think might interested in attending, including those at Camp Kawkawa later this month.
From Sanford Osler
For ticket sales go to: THIS PAGE