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MI Paddle Stewards: 2021 Ottawa County Alumni Paddle

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Paddling in a river
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. This is a free workshop thanks to Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program with coordinating assistance from Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.
Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge
5437 W Jefferson Avenue
Trenton, MI 48183
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

Register online closes at 11:59 p.m. on October 1, 2021.