Archive for June, 2013

Mercer Lake 19th of June 2013

This past Tuesday Tour was a great day on Mercer Lake.  Located just North of Florence, this lake is off the beaten path and has different “arms” to paddle along and explore.  We had some windy weather but still were able to enjoy the shoreline.  The water was warmer than the air temp, so getting wet wasn’t a big problem!

 

June 24, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Coyote Creek 11th of June 2013

It was a cool day with a small breeze, with sun breaks.  Ideal for paddling in late Spring.  We went down from the Coyote Creek Canoe Launch to Fern Ridge Reservoir.  We encountered many birds along the way, and saw signs of beaver.  There are a number of bird houses to shelter various small birds.

Here is a photo of a couple kayakers at the end of a nice day on, and in, the water!

 

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This is a link to the Coyote Creek hiking trails….

http://www.dfw.state.or.us/resources/visitors/fern_ridge_wildlife_area/trailguide.asp

June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Eugene Canoe Canal Cleanup w/ SOLV 2013

On a great day for paddling these ambitious ladies filled up a canoe with so much trash.  It’s easy to see the tractor tire and car tire, but there are also countless pieces of trash in the bags and buckets as well.  Way to go!  Thanks to SOLV and the City of Eugene for their efforts on this.

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Talk about a tippy canoe!!!!

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June 13, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Triangle Lake with Madison Middle School 6/3/2013

On Monday we had amazing weather to go for a nice tour along the shoreline of Triangle Lake.  From the beach on the South East side of the lake we paddled to the outlet, where the lake turns to Lake Creek.  Close to 80 paddlers got to paddle a canoe along this route.  After the fog lifted off of the lake we got to enjoy sunshine and weather in the high 70’s.

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Thanks to the kids at Madison Middle School for being such a great group of eager paddlers!

 

 

June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More