Tag Archives: Paddling

Nothing beats fall for paddling

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Protecting wildlife in Detroit’s urban core

By Howard Meyerson Toiling daily in the urban industrial zone adjacent to the Detroit River, John Hartig’s work is never finished. There are wetlands to restore and invasive plants to control, remnant pollution issues to resolve, and fish and bird … Continue reading

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Lake Michigan Water Trail A Mecca for Paddlers

By Howard Meyerson When Dan Plath and his friends set off in late July to paddle 50 miles along the southern Lake Michigan shoreline, their journey will be one of adventure and celebration. Plath — an environmental scientist and president … Continue reading

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A cold day in May paddling for wooden canoe enthusiasts

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It was a day of rain, sleet and snow. Winds were barreling down from the northwest, but that didn’t keep these intrepid paddlers from gathering as they do this time of year. Michigan chapter members of the Wooden Canoe Heritage … Continue reading

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2016 Outdoor Show Season Gets Underway

By Howard Meyerson The start of a New Year is always fun in Michigan. The weather may be unpredictable, but the winter outdoor show season goes on regardless. With 14 shows scheduled around the state between now and mid-March, outdoor … Continue reading

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Artisans Gone Wild: Creative living inspired by canoes

It’s been my privilege over the years to profile different artisans for publications. All have been exceptional and creative people, from wood carvers and bamboo rod builders to painters, canoe and kayak builders, fly tiers and decoy carvers. I’ve  enjoyed … Continue reading

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Wooden canoe gathering brings out beauty of bygone era

By Howard Meyerson Wood canoe enthusiasts from around the Great Lakes will be gathering in Lake City from Aug. 15-16 for a weekend of fun and festivities. For wood canoe lovers, it’s a show not to be missed. “We’re hoping … Continue reading

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Time for a bit of wild

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White River: A scenic trip through national forest

By Howard Meyerson MONTAGUE, MI – It was a perfect summer day when I launched at Sischo Bayou, a remote canoe landing on the White River in the Manistee National Forest. I’d come looking for a half-day float, some time … Continue reading

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Artist looks to fund Alaskan painting expedition

Canoeing and painting are the backbone of Rob Mullen’s life. The West Bolton, Vermont expedition artist and executive director of  the Wilderness River Expedition Art Fellowship, a non-profit he founded to encourage artists to immerse themselves in wild, natural terrain, … Continue reading

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