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One of the Conewango Creek Watershed Association’s River of the Year Activities, the sojourn will begin in Frewsburg, N.Y., and end 11.5 miles downstream in Larimer Park. The sojourn will include four stops as speakers from a wide range of organizations will educate paddlers on topics such as water trail development, the river’s history, and much more. Click here for more information.
As part of the Conewango Creek Watershed Association’s River of the Year events, it will hold a geocatching event. The caches will be laid out in a shape to be determined, each at least 1/10 of a mile apart. There will also be planned activities for children. Click here for more information.
In celebration of its 2015 PA River of the Year Award, the Conewango Creek Watershed Association is holding a photo contest to create a 2016 calendar. Photos from anywhere on the Conewango watershed will be accepted and photos will be viewed by a panel of judges. The winning photo will be placed on the cover of the calendar, while 12 other winners will be selected for each month. Click here for more information.
Pedal/Paddle is a “gateway” program to introduce people of all ages and abilities to bicycling the Schuylkill River Trail and paddling the Schuylkill River. Bikes (if needed) and kayaks are provided along with a safety and technique orientation for cycling on the trail and paddling on the river to insure all participants have a fun and safe experience. This event is underwritten by a grant provided by PA Organization for Watershed and Rivers (POWR) and the LL Bean Outdoor Experience…
Whitewater paddlers nationwide will gather to race and freestyle over the spectacular 18-foot waterfall in the picturesque mountain village of Ohiopyle. Spectators are invited to watch paddlers sprint and cartwheel, end-over-end, off the waterfall. Other events for the day include the Falls Under Lights, town party, live music, and silent auction. There are also opportunities for biking, hiking, camping, viewing magnificent scenery, taking spectacular photos, and partaking in historic and cultural activities. Please visit www.FallsRace.com for more information and registration…
INVISIBLE RIVER is a performance and boating event celebrating the Schuylkill River. Audiences on the water and on the shore will witness live music and dance performances on the river’s banks and waters, as well as suspended above it from the Strawberry Mansion Bridge. Preceding the main performance, audiences will be led on a music processional along Randolph Creek to the boat launch on Kelly Drive, where local officials will speak. Visit http://www.invisibleriver.org for more information.
As part of its River of the Year activities, volunteers will use canoes and kayaks to clean the waterway and shorelines of the Conewango Creek. In addition to cleaning the watershed, volunteers are also requested on land to collect, sort, and haul the trash that is brought to the shoreline. Click here for more information.
Concluding its 2015 River of the Year celebration, the Conewango Creek Watershed Association is planning a Mardi-Gras-themed gala. While details are still being finalized, current planing includes inviting elected officials from New York and Pennsylvania, along with a wrap-up event from the River of the Year celebrations. Click here for more information.