Free paddling workshop on the Detroit River

October 3, 2021


Contact: Mary Bohling

Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

5437 W Jefferson Avenue
Trenton, MI 48183

Oct. 3, 2021
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Experienced paddlers are welcome to join us of a program about protecting water trails from aquatic invasive species (AIS). Paddlers are encouraged to complete the MI Paddle Stewards Online Course to learn about the dangers of AIS, how to identify them, and how to report sightings through the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network. Join us on October 3 for a 2-hour paddle on The Detroit River looking for AIS. Kayaks and gear provided.

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are planning for an in-person program on Oct. 3, 2021. All participants, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask while indoors. Please do not attend any programs, meetings, or events if you feel ill. 


Agenda: 

10 a.m. meet at Detroit International Wildlife Refuge
10:10 a.m. MISIN App Review
10:20 a.m. Paddle Safety/ Assign boats 
10:40 a.m. Paddle
12:30 p.m. End paddle and MSU does a boat cleaning demonstration

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Tags: fisheries & wildlife, invasive species, lakes streams & watersheds, michigan sea grant, michigan state univeristy extension, mi paddle stewards, natural resources

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