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Paddler Completes Saltwater Florida Trail

Entire Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail paddled Matt Keene’s and Jodi Eller’s Sunshine Expedition reached a significant  milestone on Jan. 5 as Matt arrived at Big Lagoon State Park near Pensacola. In a 3-½ month sea kayaking trip, Matt Keene became the first ever thru-paddler of the 1600-mile Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail. He was welcomed by family, friends and supporters in an event coordinated by Escambia County’s Marine Resources Division.  Having also paddled for much of the trip, Jodi took...

Upcoming paddles in the Panhandle

Turkey Creek paddle on Jan. 24 The West Florida Canoe and Kayak Club offers a variety of paddles in the Northwest Florida Panhandle. If you are interesting in becoming a member, you can go to their website at www.clubkayak.com/wfckc or contact Wes Mosteller at wesjane@earthlink.net Guests are welcome on trips as long as they have the skills to safely navigate the waters being paddled.  Guests must sign a waiver form and have an Eglin Recreational Pass if the trip is...

Join the birders on retreat in Apalachicola

Choctawhatchee Audubon Society annual retreat Feb. 13 – 16 2009 Join the CAS in birding, owling and star gazing in Apalachicola. Directed by Alan Knothe- expert birder. Other activities include kayaking/canoeing and good fellowship. Camping and motels available.  Register with Pat Baker- 850-678-2953 flabirder@cox.net or Bob Penhollow- 850-729-2602 bobpenhollow@cox.net Daily agendas will be given to registrants....