National River Cleanup Week 2007

National River Cleanup Week 2007

The Bardstown Boaters Annual Paddle Pickup will be held on June 9th, 2007.Dear River Lover,Last May, you and hundreds of other people led an estimated 60,000 thousand volunteers in cleaning up over 1,000 tons of trash from 100,000 miles of rivers and streams across...
National River Cleanup Week 2007

An Inconvenient Truth

On Tuesday I attended a taping of The Oprah Winfrey Show where she had Al Gore as her guest. He was presenting information from his documentary An Inconvenient Truth. Now I don’t know how much stock I take into this film and the way it portrays the Earth’s...
National River Cleanup Week 2007

Year In Review

By Jay ThomasNow in the final days of the 2006th year following the first Christmas I look back at the last 350+ days and remember the exciting, adventurous, and communal times spent on and around the waterways of the southern US. I recollect the joys of planning the...
National River Cleanup Week 2007

The Way of the Whitewater Park

In the last decade communities have managed to build dozens of whitewater play parks and slalom training courses, often overcoming a force as indecipherable as nature herself, if not nearly so benign: local bureaucracy. Artificial whitewater courses are popping up...
National River Cleanup Week 2007

Dayton WW Park Idea May Return

From the Dayton Daily NewsBy Ken McCallOctober 26th, 2006The disappointment in the paddling community was thick last week when a study found the proposed white-water park on the Great Miami River was too expensive.The Miami Conservancy District and Five Rivers...