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The illustrious history of canoeing on the Manawatu River

One aspect of the Manawatu’s environmental history which I completely neglected in my book Ravaged Beauty: an environmental history of the Manawatu, was recreational canoeing on the Manawatu River. 427 more words


ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships - Deep Creek 2014 - Day 3

The first medals were handed out in Maryland, with success for French athletes, past and present.
Results – here
Homepage – here
Other ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships posts – … 819 more words


Canoeing on the River Wye

Back in August, we loaded up our canoe with camping gear and small child, and launched from Glasbury in Herefordshire. Back in February, I knocked off 45 miles in six hours before gales and floods forced us off the river. 98 more words


ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships - Deep Creek 2014 - Day 2

The Women’s K1 and Men’s C2 got underway, and the first semi-final of the day saw the Men’s K-1 final set for tomorrow. No success for Canadians on the day, and defending champion Vavrinec Hradilek of the Czech Republic went out before the final. 428 more words


Handy bags help you leave the forest better than you found it

Given the Sylvabiota mission and motto, “Leaving forests better than we found them,” the message in these pictures is obvious, but we have a few comments to warm up its reception. 285 more words


Delfour ready to erase memories of 12 months ago

12 months ago Lucien Delfour wondered whether it was all worth it.

He wasn’t a broken man, but he was pretty close to it.

“The end of last season was an incredibly tough time for me,” Delfour says. 593 more words


Fall paddling: Athabasca River, Vega Ferry-Smith, AB

What a fantastic summer I’ve enjoyed in 2014!  One of the members of Ceyana Canoe Club http://ceyana.ca/ is trying to canoe the whole length of the Athabasca River in Alberta.   890 more words