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New Paddle Races & Events Added for July, August

Check out our kayak, canoe and SUP race and event calendar – new events just added – find an event or race anywhere in the US!

Click here to go to our calendar: Kayak, Canoe, SUP Calendar

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Tennessee Canoe Kayak SUP School

Attention Tennessee and surrounding area recreational kayakers, whitewater canoe and kayakers, stand-up paddle boarders and kayak hand paddlers or those wanting to learn to be any of these things!

Registration is now open for Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association’s (TSRA) 2014 Canoe and Kayak School! June 20 – 22 at Gee Creek Campground on the Hiwassee River, near Etowah, Tennessee.

Please visit the TSRA website to learn all the important details you need to know about this event and to get registered.

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Oil Spill on James River, VA

Yesterday’s train derailment spilled crude oil into the James River. The impact of the spill won’t be fully known for days. Water quality tests are already being done by both the James River Association and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

Over the coming weeks the DEQ will be monitoring substance levels in the James River. Folks at the James River Association ask you to do the same as well. If you see any kind if irregularity or effect from this spill, you’re asked to take a picture of it and send it to either agency.

More info: http://www.wset.com/story/25397260/cleanup-begins-after-crude-oil-spills-into-james-river-in-train-derailment

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Post your Kayak, canoe, paddle, SUP event on BornToPaddle.com at no charge!

It’s what we do…it’s why we’re here. We want to get the word out about kayak and canoe races and events all over the country, heck, all over the world! So if you’re an event organizer, or even just an event enthusiast, send us your paddle event info! We’ll add it to our calendar at no cost to you. That’s right, free.

Just fill out this quick form – and send us as much info on the event as you can. Our new calendar can handle web links, maps, etc.

Here’s that form:

SUGGEST A KAYAK, CANOE OR SUP EVENT for the BornToPaddle.com calendar – click here.

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St. Lucie County Florida to build new canoe launches

St. Lucie County is in the process of finding a contractor to construct 4 canoe launches (2 along the N. Fork of the St Lucie, 1 along Ten Mile Creek & 1 on an inland lake).

They are looking for knowledge & expertise on features that are preferred and or undesirable to canoers & kayaks (avid to experts).

If interested in our Paddling Trail see http://www.stlucieco.gov/pdfs/WEBSITE_-_North_Fork_WEB_Version_2(1).pdf & for all of our Parks & Preserves see http://gis.stlucieco.gov/parkspreserves/

Have any ideas? Let them know!

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