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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Discover the wildlife at Otter Point Creek

    Discover the wildlife at Otter Point Creek
    Every year, Otter Point Creek lures thousands of families — perhaps to glimpse a rare, long-billed king rail, kayak past turtles soaking up sun, or get goosebumps during a Haunted Hike. Teeming with wildlife, the lush forests and marshlands are...
  • Search Continues For Missing Kayaker In Norwich

    NORWICH — Dive teams have been searching for a boy whose kayak capsized in the Shetucket River Sunday night. An empty kayak was found in the area after the accident, police said, but emergency crews are holding out hope they will find the...
  • Newport Sea Base celebrates 78th year

    Newport Sea Base celebrates 78th year
    The Newport Sea Base welcomed the new boating season and its 78th year of service in Newport Beach with boat tours, games, crafts and food Saturday morning. Each year, more than 3,000 girls and boys are taught environmental science, first aid, boating...
  • Whitewater Wonder: David Silk, 16, A Top Freestyle Kayaker

     Whitewater Wonder: David Silk, 16, A Top Freestyle Kayaker
    EAST GRANBY — Every year, David Silk's parents would let him take a day off from school to do something fun. They'd get to the end of their driveway and instead of driving him to school, they'd surprise him and head to the Museum of Science in...
  • Rain doesn't dampen volunteer spirit for Salt Creek cleanup

    Rain doesn't dampen volunteer spirit for Salt Creek cleanup
    Only the hardiest of volunteers with heart sloshed around the Bemis Woods Forest Preserve in Western Springs April 25 for the annual Salt Creek spring cleanup. Organizer Ron Hursh of LaGrange Park said turnout was good despite a steady rain throughout...
  • Rolfe breaks tie, helps D.C. United top Whitecaps, 2-1

    Rolfe breaks tie, helps D.C. United top Whitecaps, 2-1
    Chris Rolfe broke a tie in the 64th minute to help D.C. United beat the 10-man Vancouver Whitecaps, 2-1, on Saturday night in British Columbia. D.C. United (4-1-2) ran its unbeaten streak to five games. Whitecaps captain Pedro Morales opened the scoring...
  • Pitcher Shawaryn breaks Terps' career wins record

    Pitcher Shawaryn breaks Terps' career wins record
    Sophomore right-handed pitcher Mike Shawaryn earned his 21st career victory to break the Maryland's all-time record as the No. 20 Terps topped Purdue, 12-3, in Game 1 of a doubleheader Friday night at Alexander Field in West Lafayette, Ind. The Carneys...
  • Wekiva River 'bridge to nowhere' still stands after nearly 60 years

    Wekiva River 'bridge to nowhere' still stands after nearly 60 years
    Sooner or later, as canoeists paddle their way down the lazy Wekiva River through its miles of mossy oaks, ferns, gators and palms, they'll come upon one of Seminole County's quirkiest sites. And they'll look up and wonder: Where the heck does that thing...
  • How extreme kayak fishing spurs business in South Florida, Bahamas and China

    How extreme kayak fishing spurs business in South Florida, Bahamas and China
    Here's a crazy tale of how a South Florida entrepreneur ended up sponsoring two Chinese officials in the Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament in the Bahamas this weekend. And it all starts with an art student catching a big mahi-mahi in a small kayak off...
  • A Lover Of Philanthropy And The Outdoors

    Bob Merriman had a talent for connecting worthy causes and generous donors, and played a key role in establishing philanthropic groups that benefited thousands of people. He was an avid outdoorsman with a wide, self-taught knowledge of native plants and...
  • Teen of the Week: Hillsmere teen has an online persona as a crossword puzzle blogger

    Teen of the Week: Hillsmere teen has an online persona as a crossword puzzle blogger
    Annapolis resident Annabel Thompson, 17, has always been a step ahead of the crowd. As a little girl, she took a test to attend first grade at The Key School. She was immediately promoted to second grade. So, though she skipped first grade, Annabel is...