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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Riverfest celebrates the Willimantic River

    Staff Writer The Willimantic River is often referred to as one of the Quiet Corner's most valuable natural attributes. Each year the RiverFest, sponsored by the Willimantic Whitewater Partnership (WWP), offers residents and visitors alike a unique way to...
  • Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

    Hundreds of activists decked out in neoprene wetsuits and life jackets took to the waters of Elliott Bay on Saturday in kayaks, canoes, paddleboards and other vessels to send the message that Royal Dutch Shell should cancel its plan to drill in the Arctic...
  • Salt Springs offers unique flow in Ocala National Forest

    Salt Springs offers unique flow in Ocala National Forest
    Among the 600 streams, springs, rivers and creeks in Ocala National Forest in north-central Florida is an unusual natural attraction. Salt Springs bubbles up from vertical fissures deep underground that produce water laced with potassium, magnesium and...
  • Shell: Company will bring drill rigs to Seattle terminal

    Despite a Seattle port commission request that Royal Dutch Shell delay any moorage of oil exploration vessels in the city pending further legal review, a Shell spokesman said Tuesday his company will bring its rigs to a terminal as planned to prepare...
  • Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016

    Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016
    For 40 years, Nainoa Thompson has been sailing his Polynesian open-ocean canoe, the Hokule'a, all around the great Pacific. He's been on an extended mission to learn to build the ancient voyaging ships of his Hawaiian ancestors and master the nature-...
  • Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks

    Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks
    The mayor made a late play to stop it, citing permit violations. The port commission, under pressure from the city and the public, politely asked for a delay. A City Council member put his paddle where his politics are, joining a few dozen other “...
  • Protesters launching kayaks to 'unwelcome' oil rig to Seattle

    SEATTLE Activists in kayaks Thursday hit the waters of Elliott Bay as an "unwelcome party" for the Polar Pioneer, a Shell drilling rig on its way to Seattle. The rig left Port Angeles, Wash., about 1:45 a.m. and entered Elliott Bay about 3 p.m. People...
  • Pilot program studying public paddling in Cuyahoga River

    The National Park Service is working with Kent State University to look at opening up the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) River for canoeing and kayaking. Small private groups will be taking trips over the summer in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park so...
  • Prosecutor: N.Y. woman accused of killing fiance confessed to tampering with kayak

    Prosecutor: N.Y. woman accused of killing fiance confessed to tampering with kayak
    A woman accused of killing her fiance while out paddling on the Hudson River admitted tampering with his kayak and later confessed "it felt good knowing he would die," a prosecutor said Wednesday. Angelika Graswald, 35, has been indicted on a second-...
  • 'Island Earth' canoe will dock in Hampton Roads on worldwide voyage

    'Island Earth' canoe will dock in Hampton Roads on worldwide voyage
    Next year, a celebrated native Hawaiian making a four-year, 45,000-mile voyage in a traditional double-hulled sailing canoe will venture up the East Coast, landing in Miami, D.C., New York and Cape Cod on a historic mission. Educator and "ocean elder"...
  • Home and garden events in Hampton Roads

    Household Chemical Recycling Event. 8 a.m. Saturday. Public Works Operations Complex, 419 N. Armistead Ave. Drop off unwanted computers, electronics (televisions are not accepted) and chemicals such as paint, solvents, glue and insecticides for recycling....