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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • AP Interview: Pollution could delay Olympic rowing regattas

    The head of rowing's governing body says races at next year's Olympics could be delayed because of severe water pollution at the venue. In an interview with The Associated Press, World Rowing Federation executive director Matt Smith said events may be...
  • Put In Creek park could boost Mathews Main Street

    Put In Creek park could boost Mathews Main Street
    Put In Creek, a slow stretch of water spilling out of the East River that snakes its way into Mathews Court House, was once fronted by a wastewater treatment facility near Main Street – not really a beacon for tourism or economic development....
  • Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on Arctic oil drilling

    Royal Dutch Shell wants to park two massive Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle's waterfront, but the petroleum giant will have to get around protesters in kayaks and a mayor determined to take on climate change. The fast-approaching battle with so-...
  • NY reminds boaters to clean, drain vessels to stop invasives

    State Environmental Conservation Police will be inspecting boats in the Adirondacks to ensure people are aware of new state regulations requiring that boats and trailers be clean and drained before launching on state lands. The regulation is intended...
  • Scantic River hosts annual canoe & kayak race

    The 24th annual Scantic Spring Splash Canoe and Kayak Race offered plenty of excitement for both participants and spectators on Saturday, May 2. Seventy-eight registrants, single paddlers and in pairs, bravely took to the rugged Scantic River for a wild...
  • May is a dangerous month for boaters

    Welcome to May, the most dangerous month of the year for Washington's recreational boaters. The hunger to get outdoors possibly in a new sport, with new equipment and in marginal weather helps drive people to state waterways, too often without a proper...
  • Riverfront Festival Offering Free Art-Making Boat Rides

    Riverfront Festival Offering Free Art-Making Boat Rides
    A festival will be held Saturday, May 9, at Harbor Park in Middletown with music, crafts, art, food and other family-friendly attractions. A map of the festival grounds shows 19 different events taking place beside the Connecticut River, and one...
  • Search Is On For Missing Kayaker In Norwich

    NORWICH — Dive teams have been searching for a boy whose kayak capsized in the Shetucket River Sunday night but had still not recovered a body as of Tuesday morning. An empty kayak was found in the area after the accident, police said, but...
  • Paddling Maine's Kennebec River on Benedict Arnold's trail

    Benedict Arnold and his men should have had it so good when their 1,100-member expedition ventured into the forbidding upper reaches of Maine's Kennebec River in 1775. There, Arnold's troops x faced unspeakably bad weather, ran out of food and endured...
  • 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...