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Published On 5/7/2009
Nine TAPC members drove to southern Missouri and paddled the Current, Jacks Fork, and Eleven Point rivers. Read about their adventures.
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Published On 5/16/2009
Good Friday on the Boardman was better than good!
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Published On 5/16/2009
Here's a link to photos and stories about all of Sara's TAPC trips
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Published On 5/16/2009
A first for many of us!
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Published On 5/16/2009
Excitement on the upper Boardman!
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Published On 5/16/2009
A change in venue from the Jordan
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Published On 5/16/2009
A glorious day on the Pine!
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Published On 5/17/2009
Another fun trip down our hometown river
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Published On 5/22/2009
An afternoon in paradise!
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Published On 5/25/2009
A good place to go on a holiday!
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Published On 5/30/2009
Great after work paddle!
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Published On 5/30/2009
Pack undergarments in your dump bag!
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Published On 5/31/2009
Another GR-R-REAT day on the wild Sturgeon with John, Lois, Marv, Marlene, & Mary Lee!
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Published On 6/5/2009
So close to home yet a feeling of remoteness.....
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Published On 6/6/2009
Multiple Section Cleanup of the Boardman PLUS upstream cleanup in South Boardman Village and on the N. Branch Forest Campsites.
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Published On 6/11/2009
Upper Platte River Cleanup - June11
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Published On 6/12/2009
The first summery day, and a maiden voyage for a new kayak!
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Published On 6/12/2009
Our paddle on Spider Lake
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Published On 6/14/2009
Flag Day on an intimate brook made us SO glad we live here!
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Published On 6/16/2009
Rock gardens to keep us alert, eagles, turtles and deer
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Published On 6/23/2009
We even got a tour of the dam!
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Published On 6/23/2009
A leisurely afternoon with swim breaks!
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Published On 6/25/2009
Cleaned up from Dam Four to Kellogg Bridge
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Published On 6/27/2009
Written by two kids who came along!
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Published On 7/2/2009
July 2 Little Manistee River - Fast and Fun
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Published On 7/3/2009
Lots of folks on our trip across West Bay!
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Published On 7/6/2009
A lovely stream through the protected Mason Tract
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Published On 7/8/2009
Another trashy story!
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Published On 7/10/2009
July 10 - National Cherry Festival - DTE Green Day Cleanup
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Published On 7/12/2009
An enjoyable day!
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Published On 7/16/2009
A quiet trip down a close to home river, with gale force winds at the end!
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Published On 7/19/2009
Four people, four big bags of trash, one newbie learning to ferry and lean downstream
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Published On 7/21/2009
Trash galore AND the Fred men got to use their rescue rope!
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Published On 7/23/2009
The Jordan was beautiful as always
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Published On 7/25/2009
Lovely, remote and no rain!
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Published On 8/9/2009
A good place to be on hot weekend day!
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Published On 8/11/2009
Cleaned from Webster to Rogers Road
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Published On 8/14/2009
We found the river to be amazingly clean!
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Published On 8/16/2009
Great trip, very beautiful and remote
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Published On 8/16/2009
A fun outing for both oldies and newbies, with both kinds of swim breaks!
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Published On 8/17/2009
We found cans older than we are, and didn't let a bit of rain stop us!
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Published On 8/18/2009
Inland lake paddle.
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Published On 8/23/2009
A terrific trip done in record time!
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Published On 8/24/2009
From Peterson to Low
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Published On 8/26/2009
A lovely (and sometimes lively) trip down a gorgeous stream only 1/2 hour from home
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Published On 8/13/2009
Even though no one but Norm and David Fred were there, we did it anyway.
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Published On 8/28/2009
Jordan River from Graves Crossing to Rogers Road
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Published On 8/31/2009
Written by the two youngest members of our troop!
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Published On 9/2/2009
Tailwinds all the way from Empire to Glen Haven
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Published On 9/3/2009
The Sturgeon was just as gorgeous as always
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Published On 9/4/2009
Written by Abby and Megan!
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Published On 9/9/2009
Another adventure on one of our favorite rivers!
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Published On 9/6/2009
I love this river and it's not crowded on a holiday weekend!
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Published On 9/10/2009
A short paddle on the Boardman River
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Published On 7/31/2009
Mutiny on the lake!
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Published On 9/13/2009
Fall paddling at its best
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Published On 9/11/2009
From Brown Bridge Dam to Beitner
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Published On 9/12/2009
Our post-Labor Day run still got a good haul.
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Published On 9/17/2009
A pleasant morning jaunt
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Published On 9/17/2009
Cardinal flowers and a bald eagle!
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Published On 9/18/2009
We have been doing a good job of keeping this river clean
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Published On 9/19/2009
Good times on Lower Michigan's fastest river.
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Published On 9/23/2009
The river was faster than normal
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Published On 9/26/2009
Not much to find, except by Bob. The river is spotless now!
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Published On 10/1/2009
A sunny fall afternoon
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Published On 9/30/2009
Our favorite section - really moving on this day!
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Published On 6/22/2009
Small inland lake
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Published On 10/9/2009
A beauty of a fall tour!
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Published On 10/14/2009
Sunshine and superb fall colors!
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Published On 10/17/2009
An unplanned swim & visit to Links ponds. See more photos on Sara's 2009 TAPC photo page.
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Published On 10/17/2009
A sunny but cool fall outing
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Published On 10/19/2009
A new takeout!
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Published On 10/22/2009
10 others joined me for my birthday paddle
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Published On 10/25/2009
10-mile paddle & 10-mile hike back, no shuttle needed
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Published On 10/27/2009
A Bonus Day from Homestead Dam to Smith Bridge!
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Published On 10/29/2009
Just us and the bald eagles!
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Published On 11/12/2009
4 downed trees & 2 portages in one hr & only to Coolwater Campground
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Published On 4/1/2010
Hike from Red Bridge to Woodpecker Creek at Hodenpyl Dam with Nancy Briggs & Paula Dreeszen, then paddle back, joined by Marv & Marlene Puska
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Published On 3/15/2010
A small group of TAPC members explore rivers in Northern Florida
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Published On 3/21/2010
A group of five TAPC members explore springs and blackwater rivers in central Florida.
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Published On 4/2/2010
see my separate Photo Page for more photos & descriptions
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Published On 4/10/2010
Jordan River, Graves Crossing to Webster Rd Bridge
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Published On 4/15/2010
Mtn bike shuttle, then paddle from 9-Mile to the weir solo
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Published On 3/28/2010
John Heiam, Lois Goldstein, Jocelyn Trepte, and Pat Power explore small rivers in central Florida based at a cabin in Silver River State Park
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Published On 4/4/2010
John Heiam, Lois Goldstein, Jocelyn Trepte, Angie Willis, and Maxi Neugebauer explored small streams in the panhandle of Florida based at a rental house in Niceville, FL.
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Published On 4/21/2010
Jocelyn Trepte, Ann Beaujean, James & his 13-yr old son, Dane
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Published On 5/1/2010
A May Day celebration on the Pine
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Published On 5/2/2010
Changing weather and a beautiful stretch of river
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Published On 5/5/2010
Gorgeous river, but mud at the entrance to the pond, and WIND
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Published On 5/6/2010
A pleasant little afternoon paddle, before the storms
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Published On 5/9/2010
Manistee, Woodpecker Creek to Red Bridge with John & Nancy Briggs
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Published On 5/16/2010
Good friends, good times and later, the NMC BBQ!
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Published On 5/16/2010
All day fun in the sun for 4 in canoes
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Published On 5/20/2010
Woodpecker Creek to Red Bridge
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Published On 5/20/2010
It's summertime!
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Published On 5/23/2010
Lots of people, boats and cars!
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Published On 5/25/2010
Swim breaks galore, both planned and unplanned.
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Published On 5/25/2010
cedar swamp shade on a hot day, riffles & a dip at lunch
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Published On 5/28/2010
Mrs Bell's 4th grade class knows how to have fun, water fights all the way from the Boardman River Nature Center to the YMCA!
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Published On 5/29/2010
A bit of a challenge, but lovely nevertheless
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Published On 5/31/2010
A new river experience for Karen, Jack, Maureen & Marcia
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Published On 6/7/2010
High water and lots of Mikes
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Published On 6/9/2010
Five TAPC members braved a sunny warm day, and perfect water levels.
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Published On 6/5/2010
BRCS's 6th year
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Published On 6/10/2010
Peaceful paddling with native wildlife
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Published On 6/10/2010
sunshine, fast current & lots of conversation between trash manuevers
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Published On 6/12/2010
We learned about basic techniques of river safety and rescue, and beat the rain!
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Published On 6/11/2010
Into each life a little rain must fall
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Published On 6/17/2010
A spectacular afternoon on our hometown river, and a new trip for two members!
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Published On 6/18/2010
Fifteen Hungry Tummies filled, then burning off calories on the river, and a new boat for Marlene!
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Published On 6/22/2010
The Jordan was fast and high
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Published On 6/24/2010
NON Cleanup on the N. Br
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Published On 6/26/2010
A "cast of thousands", and only 5 or 6 bags of trash
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Published On 6/27/2010
Demo day at Sugar Beach Resort
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Published On 6/28/2010
Another trip down our hometown river!
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Published On 7/2/2010
Sunshine, tailwinds, crystal clear waters in West Bay - what more could we ask for?
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Published On 7/1/2010
A fun day on the Jordan
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Published On 7/7/2010
A lot of sun, a little rain, and tons of gravel bars
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Published On 7/9/2010
BRCS NCF Cleanup - Fun day on a dirty river
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Published On 7/9/2010
Boardman Lake Sunrise Paddle
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Published On 7/14/2010
Complete with both authorized and unauthorized swim breaks!
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Published On 7/15/2010
Dobson to Peterson for John's birthday paddle!
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Published On 7/19/2010
a lovely morning paddle
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Published On 7/22/2010
Cleanup from Chase Bridge to Smith Bridge
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Published On 7/25/2010
It normally takes 45 minutes; it took us over 3 hours!
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Published On 7/26/2010
A stunning sunny day, on a jewel of a river, running higher than usual
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Published On 7/30/2010
A stunning day, finding lots of goodies.
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Published On 7/28/2010
Only half of the group missed the turn...
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Published On 7/31/2010
Rare Chicken of the Woods sighted
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Published On 8/5/2010
Five hardy paddlers did a good deed for the Jordan
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Published On 8/9/2010
We finally did it!!!!!! And in the rain to boot.
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Published On 8/10/2010
A super trip on our closest river
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Published On 8/12/2010
From Shumsky to Beitner: 3 bags, an angel and a dollar bill!
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Published On 8/13/2010
Seven TAPC members cleaned the Pine River from Lincoln to Dobson
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Published On 8/16/2010
Platte River Picnic & Moonlight Paddle
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Published On 8/4/2010
An afternoon on our hometown river.
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Published On 8/16/2010
A Hurricane party!
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Published On 8/20/2010
New rocks had appeared since our last adventure between Briarpatch and Lincoln
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Published On 8/22/2010
A few obstacles, glorious weather and the slide!!!
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Published On 8/23/2010
10 people, 9 boats, 8 cars and 5 matching Tampicos
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Published On 8/24/2010
Cool morning paddle!
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Published On 8/27/2010
It was "slim pickins"!
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Published On 8/29/2010
Swim breaks galore and lots of laughs!
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Published On 8/31/2010
Last swim break in August!!
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Published On 9/6/2010
We earned our lunch!
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Published On 9/10/2010
We couldn't pick up the deer blind, but we got almost everything else!
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Published On 9/12/2010
A stunning afternoon!
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Published On 9/18/2010
A bit of rain, but lots of sunshine inside us, and two newbies
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Published On 9/20/2010
Stunning morning scenery and a dicey trip through the top of the pond
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Published On 9/22/2010
Relaxing, sunny fall afternoon with good friends
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Published On 9/22/2010
A new gem to add to our list of destinations!
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Published On 9/26/2010
Eight TAPC members challenge the raging torrents of the Pine RIver.
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Published On 9/28/2010
The Sturgeon remains among everyone's top favorite paddles in our area!!!
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Published On 10/3/2010
2 guests & surprise member, witnessed hunter shoot a wood duck
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Published On 9/30/2010
Time flies when you are having fun.
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Published On 9/29/2010
Rainbow Jim's to US 131
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Published On 10/5/2010
Fall colors galore!
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Published On 10/8/2010
Group enjoyed warm temperatures and spectacular fall colors.
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Published On 10/10/2010
tandem paddle among fall colors with Linda Pelkey, new TAPC member
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Published On 10/11/2010
Paddling the Manistee River on a day when the colors could not have been better
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Published On 10/9/2010
Eight members enjoyed a warm fall afternoon when fall colors were at their peak.
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Published On 10/16/2010
John and his harem enjoyed a gorgeous autumn day!
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Published On 10/16/2010
popular fall destination for hiking & paddling
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Published On 10/22/2010
warm & sunny celebration with friends
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Published On 11/8/2010
Making the most of another gorgeous fall afternoon !
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Published On 11/11/2010
No portages & great weather for our adventure
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Published On 10/20/2010
Maybe we will be in the book?
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Published On 4/9/2011
Spring has sprung & only a few others on the AuSable!
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Published On 4/12/2011
Fast, snowmelt & rain swollen with lots of riffles, and birds galore
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Published On 4/9/2011
Old friends renew acquaintances after a long winter.
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Published On 4/12/2011
It was riding high!!!
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Published On 4/13/2011
Some lessons learned the hard way
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Published On 4/13/2011
Sunny, warm afternoon on the Platte with friends
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Published On 4/24/2011
Spring has sprung after all, in spite of 6" snow Tues/Wed
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Published On 5/3/2011
4 portages, 3 guys, 1 gal & 1 dog, 3 canoes & 1 kayak in high H20
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Published On 5/5/2011
Portage fun in high, fast water... a favorite warm, sunny paddle for all!
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Published On 5/7/2011
My final TAPC trip as leader, on a purr-fect summery day
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Published On 5/8/2011
Finally some spring weather!!!
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Published On 5/15/2011
Some rain, some sun, some floods, some excitement
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Published On 5/16/2011
Amazing flowers!
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Published On 5/15/2011
A fun afternoon with some tricky negotiating!
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Published On 5/20/2011
Running high and fast!
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Published On 5/22/2011
A quick morning trip before the NMC BBQ
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Published On 5/24/2011
Morning paddle on one of our "favorites"
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Published On 5/27/2011
A Sesame Street Day!
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Published On 6/1/2011
A bit of wind, and falling branches
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Published On 6/5/2011
lots of riffles, constant bends, gorgeous river & no crowds
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Published On 6/14/2011
A visitor from California, eagles dancing and the most amazing seal launch ever!!!
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Published On 6/18/2011
Texans take northern Michigan by storm!
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Published On 6/19/2011
A delightful summer weekend, with us as the only river users
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Published On 6/17/2011
Clouds turned to sun and a lovely trip!
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Published On 6/20/2011
Written by another Texas gal!!!
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Published On 6/25/2011
Written by two 11 year olds!
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Published On 6/28/2011
Rescheduled because of rain
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Published On 6/29/2011
Sunny and clear, but with new trash abounding
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Published On 6/29/2011
A beautiful evening paddle on a nice stretch of the Boardman.
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Published On 7/1/2011
A great time as always.
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Published On 6/30/2011
Not a lot of trash to find but a 100% beautiful river.
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Published On 6/11/2011
Boardman River Clean Sweep another success
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Published On 7/1/2011
We changed the venue part way through and it turned out to be great!
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Published On 7/2/2011
Fun way to spend a hot day!
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Published On 7/4/2011
Thirteen people met on a sunny, windless day to paddle from Glen Haven to Empire
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Published On 7/4/2011
a peaceful morning close to home
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Published On 7/8/2011
written by "No Longer a Sturgeon Virgin"
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Published On 7/8/2011
Lots of excitement for the first BRCS-NCF with DIVERS
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Published On 7/9/2011
Last minute excursion to accommodate the out-of-towners
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Published On 7/6/2011
Written by the youngest paddler in the group, who learned to ferry that day!
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Published On 7/10/2011
Fun way to spend a HOT day and no rain until the drive home!
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Published On 7/12/2011
Pristine again for the moment
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Published On 7/14/2011
We could not have had a better day for this event.
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Published On 7/15/2011
Two newbies, and a celebration!
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Published On 7/17/2011
Fun times and a chorus line on the river!
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Published On 7/18/2011
Sue and Mary get a kayak lesson on moving water
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Published On 7/19/2011
A gang of ten had a good afternoon on the river - sun, fun and refreshing swims.
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Published On 7/21/2011
We did a cleanup that was hot, windy and fun.
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Published On 7/25/2011
Twelve experienced river pickers on a mission!
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Published On 8/3/2011
Another fine day on the Pine!
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Published On 8/5/2011
It was a warm, wonderful day to be paddling the Manistee River
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Published On 8/7/2011
From the Forks
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Published On 8/8/2011
Worth the drive for a glorious day!
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Published On 8/10/2011
Lower Platte
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Published On 8/14/2011
John's Landing to CR 612
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Published On 8/18/2011
Fifteen people, one dog and thirteen boats cleaned the Pine RIver.
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Published On 8/19/2011
Dodging people in tubes was more challenging than going through the tubes!
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Published On 8/20/2011
Eleven people braved the threatening weather to arrive at Lincoln Bridge dry and happy.
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Published On 8/22/2011
A little rain, some sunshine and a bit of excitement for our hearty group
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Published On 8/24/2011
A zillion fishermen, a little rain and lots of sunshine
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Published On 8/26/2011
Meeting John's challenge for the "world's shortest trip report"
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Published On 8/27/2011
Easy paddle on a lazy river.
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Published On 8/30/2011
written by the newest member of the TAPC!
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Published On 9/2/2011
Not much trash, but a whole lot of rain, and a noteworthy mistake by the trip hosts
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Published On 9/6/2011
Perfect early fall weather, and the best way for retired teachers to spend the day after Labor Day!
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Published On 9/10/2011
Written by a terrific tandem canoeist from Florida
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Published On 9/11/2011
We cleaned the Boardman River from the Forks to Brown Bridge Pond.
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Published On 9/9/2011
A glorious morning, with the river all to ourselves
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Published On 9/7/2011
Beautiful day for a clean-up
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Published On 9/16/2011
Fall has arrived, cool day & leaves starting to turn. Low water so lots of red clay ledges & rock dodging.
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Published On 9/17/2011
We found a new put-in, but only for 3 cars or less!
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Published On 9/20/2011
It was lovely, with some aerial excitement!
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Published On 9/23/2011
Colors galore!
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Published On 9/21/2011
Blue skies and sunshine surprised us
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Published On 9/28/2011
It took two days in the rain but we got ' er done.
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Published On 10/2/2011
A bit brisk at first, but bright sunshine and awesome fall colors made for a sensational (and surprisingly fast) trip
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Published On 10/3/2011
Beautiful weather, great fall colors, and the AuSable River made for a perfect day.
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Published On 10/5/2011
Fall colors on a beautiful day.
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Published On 10/9/2011
It could not have been nicer.
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Published On 10/22/2011
golden tamaracks & sunshine for Sara's 60th birthday with friends
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Published On 10/23/2011
Cold but sunny morning, warm & cheery camaraderie on the river
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Published On 10/24/2011
Five Kayaks, 50 Degrees
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Published On 11/4/2011
Good group - 4 canoes and 5 kayaks
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Published On 11/6/2011
Osprey, blue heron & golden tamaracks still
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Published On 4/1/2012
Woodpecker Creek to Red Bridge
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Published On 4/24/2012
sunny afternoon in high water with Ian, Jocelyn, Fred & Judy
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Published On 4/26/2012
with Ian, Jack & Michael Roberts, new member
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Published On 4/29/2012
Sunshine, blue skies and new skills
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Published On 4/29/2012
BB Dam to Beitner
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Published On 5/1/2012
Forks to Scheck's on a sunny afternoon
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Published On 5/1/2012
2 gals, 5 guys, 5 canoes & 2 kayaks on a warm & sunny spring afternoon
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Published On 5/4/2012
no swimmers, or rescue needed for our group
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Published On 5/5/2012
warm sunshine & full day of fun with 15 hikers & 6 paddlers
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Published On 5/5/2012
Cold and some rain, but a beautiful trip
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Published On 5/9/2012
The movie wasn't that great, but lunch was great and so was the paddle!
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Published On 5/10/2012
"A uniquely enjoyable paddle. Lucky to get chance to see it this way, before turns back into highway", as reported by Fred Swartz
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Published On 5/12/2012
Written by "the new kid on the block"
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Published On 5/15/2012
Impressions from a first timer on the Jordan
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Published On 5/17/2012
Recently cleared Sturgeon a smooth ride today.
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Published On 5/19/2012
The highlight occurred at our stop at Shumsky - for our "comfort and pleasure" courtesy of the TAPC
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Published On 5/20/2012
A pleasant little trip down our home town river
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Published On 5/20/2012
purr-fect way to spend a HOT afternoon, with friends on the river!
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Published On 5/22/2012
with newest TAPC trip leader, Jack Kurtz, an expert on AuSable River
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Published On 5/24/2012
cool in shade during hike, cooled on river by wind & wetting shirt
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Published On 5/23/2012
Eight members check out the Pine River from Elm Flats to Peterson
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Published On 5/26/2012
A few bugs, but worth it!
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Published On 5/29/2012
lots of practice ducking under low trees in 4 green Wenonah solo canoes
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Published On 5/29/2012
A student-teacher ratio of 1:2 - not bad!
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Published On 6/3/2012
high, fast water, covering the gravel bars & lots of sunshine, after 2 days of rain!
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Published On 6/4/2012
Paddling the recently cleared section from Homestead Dam to Lewis Bridge
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Published On 6/7/2012
awesome group for an all-day, epic paddle
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Published On 6/8/2012
So what if the river flooded last weekend - we got it cleaned this week!
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Published On 6/2/2012
It rained but we did the BRCS anyway.
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Published On 6/6/2012
We've done it 7 times and COMBINED! still haven't filled one large trash bag.
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Published On 6/11/2012
The group travels from John's Landing to the 612 bridge on a beautiful summer day.
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Published On 6/12/2012
db your pleasure, db your fun on LM
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Published On 6/14/2012
A last minute posting leads to a peaceful trip on a gorgeous river
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Published On 6/14/2012
WOW! The LM didn't disappoint us.
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Published On 6/9/2012
Pancakes, paddles and poked by fish hooks is what we got today!
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Published On 6/16/2012
TAPC paddlers enjoyed a great day on a pretty stretch of river
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Published On 6/19/2012
wildflowers, eagle, no rain & calm Platte Lake crossing in 2:15 hrs
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Published On 6/19/2012
Four intrepid souls on a lovely day, and only two swim breaks
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Published On 6/21/2012
high, fast water, only a few other paddlers & fishermen
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Published On 6/21/2012
It rained on us AGAIN!
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Published On 6/20/2012
As written by Mike and Liam Jones
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Published On 6/22/2012
assisted & thanked by 8 young, inexperienced paddlers in tandem rental canoes
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Published On 6/23/2012
With a "cast of thousands" and the kids wrote the report!
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Published On 6/24/2012
Woodpecker Creek to Red Bridge with group of 12 others
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Published On 6/27/2012
A perfect day for a gorgeous river!
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Published On 6/28/2012
It was hot but we did a great job again on the Jordan.
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Published On 6/25/2012
From the editor.....this is the funniest trip report I have ever read!
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Published On 7/4/2012
No briars, but we did find fresh wild raspberries hanging from a bush in Ne-Bo-Shone....they'll never know
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Published On 7/6/2012
Besting the heat
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Published On 7/8/2012
Fun on the Jordan and after
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Published On 7/8/2012
A good place to practice your skills!
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Published On 7/9/2012
From Peterson to Low, written by our Texas paddle buddy
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Published On 7/10/2012
This trip was posted on the TAPC calendar about 18 hours before it took place, and we still got 11 participants!
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Published On 7/13/2012
Two groups of 15 each cleaned two sections of river during the NCF
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Published On 7/16/2012
This trip report doesn't even mention the leech.
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Published On 7/21/2012
Written by our newest TAPC member!
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Published On 7/22/2012
From Briarpatch to Silver Creek Campground
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Published On 7/28/2012
One lumberjack, three trash-pickers and four women who just paddled on down the stream
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Published On 7/29/2012
A trip moved from a rainy Wednesday to a sunny Sunday, and now we really know why stuff ends up in the river!
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Published On 7/31/2012
Wolverine to S. White Bridge was plenty - weather was great!
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Published On 8/4/2012
Five trips in 4 days rivals the Olympics
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Published On 8/8/2012
Written by our youngest participant
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Published On 8/11/2012
A new river and a new experience.
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Published On 8/11/2012
Seven people and Max (a small dog) spent a beautiful day on a quiet stream.
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Published On 8/16/2012
Lots of REALLY old stuff picked up from the bottom
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Published On 8/16/2012
8 members braved the raging torrents of the Sturgeon River
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Published On 8/18/2012
Meander In Splendid Territory
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Published On 8/4/2012
The Best of Times....
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Published On 8/19/2012
Fourteen intrepid paddlers, 11 boats, six vehicles, and five different weather zones
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Published On 8/24/2012
Another canoeing adventure for two terrific young ladies
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Published On 8/24/2012
Our third trip this summer cleaning the Pine from Peterson to Low
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Published On 8/26/2012
Eleven members paddled from John's Landing (a.k.a. Deward North) to the 612 Bridge.
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Published On 8/23/2012
Early morning rewards
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Published On 8/30/2012
Early morning is growing on us!
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Published On 8/31/2012
A group of nine people worked to make the Lower Platte River more beautiful by picking up trash left behind by others.
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Published On 9/1/2012
A mellow trip on a holiday weekend
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Published On 9/4/2012
We celebrated the first day of school by going paddling
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Published On 9/6/2012
A last minute trip for a lucky quartet.
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Published On 9/9/2012
Two brand new club members, and one "Sturgeon Virgin"
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Published On 9/11/2012
What a difference we make!
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Published On 9/15/2012
Briarpatch to Silver Creek Campground, on a gorgeous early autumn day, written by a "newbie" to the group
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Published On 9/24/2012
Seven members checked out the fall colors on the Pine River
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Published On 9/27/2012
It rained again but this time we didn't hesitate .....
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Published On 9/29/2012
Amazing fall colors and a "cast of thousands"
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Published On 10/2/2012
It doesn't get better than this
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Published On 10/4/2012
It rained all night AGAIN but the sun came out when we got there and we persevered .......
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Published On 10/8/2012
John and his harem of five "lovelies", plus a bit of wind and stunning fall colors
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Published On 4/27/2013
Aided by high water and an occasional tailwind, four of us did the paddle in 2.5 hours
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Published On 4/28/2013
Good to get back to our roots in a tandem canoe
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Published On 5/4/2013
Sunny & summery all-day fun with great group of friends, Ian, Lise, Al, Kate T, Terri U & Bob F!
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Published On 5/4/2013
Sunshine, birthday cake and one swim break
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Published On 5/7/2013
Sunny, warm, lots of birds & fast!
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Published On 5/9/2013
Flowers, wildlife and the king of trash!
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Published On 5/9/2013
lots of fun ... paddling riffles through cedar tunnel, duck under, bunny hop over, walk around 3 portages
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Published On 5/14/2013
high, fast & low bridges with Bob F, Judy & Fred, Bob B & Norm, then rapids with Fred
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Published On 5/14/2013
The river wasn't quite as easy as we thought it would be, especially for someone who hasn't been in a canoe since the 1980's.
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Published On 5/16/2013
all clear, fast current, new riffles, great fun on warm, sunny spring afternoon
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Published On 5/16/2013
Lesson learned: once you know how to pump out your kayak, you never forget
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Published On 5/19/2013
Written by the person who didn't believe us when we said, "Just ride out the wave train all the way to the end; don't turn too soon".
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Published On 5/19/2013
Most of us did NOT miss "crossing the pond"
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Published On 5/21/2013
high & fast, no thunderstorms or rain, with 3 new paddling friends
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Published On 5/24/2013
A stunning day with sunshine and interesting maneuvers. And only one unauthorized swim break!
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Published On 5/26/2013
An all-day adventure on purr-fect day with 12 paddlers & 10 hikers between Chase & Smith Bridges, east of Grayling.
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Published On 5/26/2013
Swim contest between new TAPC member in 17 ft sea kayak & Riverside rental from WI
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Published On 5/27/2013
Paddled from Hodenpyl Dam to Red Bridge
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Published On 5/28/2013
4 returnees, 2 inductees, lots of "liquid sunshine", according to Mark Miltner, but no thunderstorms, as forecast
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Published On 5/29/2013
Two trips in one, with much discussion about who had more fun, Group A or Group B. Amazing logistics for a "cast of thousands".
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Published On 5/30/2013
Great day on a river that was fast and a little high.
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Published On 6/2/2013
How low can you go? The calendar says June, but it felt like April.
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Published On 6/4/2013
A day for hello's & goodbye's
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Published On 6/5/2013
Ya gotta believe
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Published On 6/7/2013
Four lucky members got to see an eagle soaring!
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Published On 6/9/2013
Another tough day on the river.
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Published On 6/12/2013
Still crazy after all these years
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Published On 6/13/2013
A great learning venue for river skills!
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Published On 6/14/2013
Sorry we didn't get a pic of the great big buck running across the river!
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This year the weather was gorgeous for a change.
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Published On 6/16/2013
A Texan's perspective on northern Michigan
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Published On 6/17/2013
Four students learned a lot, and everyone kept the open side up
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Published On 6/20/2013
Perfect weather and water level for a cruise down the Upper Platte
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Published On 6/22/2013
Written by a Boardman newbie!
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This is the cleanest river we paddle and maybe the cleanest in the state.
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Published On 6/24/2013
This hidden gem west of Brethren, is a great place to get away from people.
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Published On 6/24/2013
Big water out west
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Published On 6/25/2013
A visitor from Texas reflects on one of Northern Michigan's loveliest streams
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Published On 6/26/2013
A first timer on a Pine cleanup gives her impressions, after her Dad sends her into spiders on purpose!
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Three paddlers enjoyed the peace and quiet of an early morning trip on the upper Boardman River.
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Nice paddle on a nice river that needs a little TLC.
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The Betsie River is getting better now that there is an annual event to keep it clear of trash.
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Published On 6/28/2013
It was another gorgeous Traverse City day!
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Published On 7/1/2013
Written by 2 members who were new to the Pine
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Published On 7/3/2013
Danny met us last Friday, joined the club on Tuesday, and did his first club trip on Wednesday!
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Published On 7/4/2013
This is an ongoing BRCS.org project funded by Rotary Charities and Trout Unlimited and assisted by the GTCD and TAPC.
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Published On 7/4/2013
Nobody else there on a holiday! But it is a "summer river"; be prepared to get into the water!
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Published On 7/5/2013
It was just as much fun as we thought it would be but with lots of little kids.
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Published On 7/6/2013
A good way to escape the Cherry Festival crowds, and even the local tubing set.
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Published On 7/7/2013
It's getting better, but we still got 8 large bags. Two reports by kids who have been helping out on this trip for several years.
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Published On 7/8/2013
2 hiking friends on their first paddle on this section
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Published On 7/9/2013
Fifteen club members had Sayler Park to themselves.
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Published On 7/10/2013
Looking hard for elusive trash - only 3 bags this time.
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Published On 7/13/2013
We explored, and it was a bit longer than we expected
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Published On 7/12/2013
What a beautiful day for a cleanup. Cool with a south wind.
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Published On 7/15/2013
More swim breaks than ever before,. and lessons too. And we saw a bear!!!
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Published On 7/17/2013
Strange weather on the Boardman
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Published On 7/20/2013
Can we do this project without rain? That's the question.
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Published On 7/20/2013
Written by another of our "non-local" members
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Published On 7/23/2013
A cool and breezy afternoon
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Published On 7/23/2013
California girl has not lost her touch!
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Published On 7/25/2013
Three club members braved one foot waves and temperatures in the 70's to paddle out to Power Island for a picnic lunch.
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Published On 7/26/2013
No rain! Lots of wildlife.
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Published On 7/27/2013
With 100% chance of rain and thundershowers, we decided to go for it.
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Published On 7/29/2013
I never knew the lake had so much wildlife.
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Published On 7/30/2013
New twist on a weekly jaunt
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Published On 7/30/2013
Ten members kayaked from Empire to Glen Haven along the base of Sleeping Bear Dunes.
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Published On 8/1/2013
We got a lot more than we had bargained for!
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Published On 8/4/2013
The water was kind of low, but we all had a great time!
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Published On 8/7/2013
Brown Bridge Landing to Beitner Rd
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Published On 8/8/2013
A stunning day, a found wallet and two matching pairs of shoes, written by a Pine "newbie"
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Published On 8/10/2013
Five guys who had never been there before!
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Published On 8/11/2013
Two takers for a last minute trip
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Published On 8/13/2013
Scheck's to Shumsky with cookout
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Published On 8/15/2013
Fun paddle on a zippy little stream
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Published On 8/18/2013
Homestead Dam to Lewis Bridge
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Published On 8/20/2013
Last section of our beautiful home town river
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Published On 8/22/2013
Deward North to 612
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Published On 8/25/2013
Zero Dark Thirty Adventure
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Published On 8/26/2013
This project was led by Boyne Mountain Sports Shop - The BRCS and TAPC were assigned to the Sturgeon
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Published On 8/29/2013
A new record - minimal time and minimal trash! And a new boat.
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Published On 8/30/2013
A perfect day and a perfect trip to Power Island
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Published On 8/31/2013
A totally peaceful trip on a holiday weekend
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Published On 9/1/2013
Second try goes over the top!
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Published On 9/2/2013
Autumn has arrived!
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Published On 9/3/2013
Written by a new member, on her first TAPC outing from Bowman Bridge to Upper Branch Bridge
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Published On 9/7/2013
Written by a first timer on the river and a secondary report about the "grand rescue"
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Published On 9/8/2013
A gorgeous stream on a gorgeous day, with an unauthorized swim, subsequent lessons in ferrying, and minor surgery on our president
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Published On 9/12/2013
Some new items for the centerpiece, a new canoe master, lumber and five giant bags
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Published On 9/12/2013
25-mile paddle from Chase Bridge on S Branch to McMaster's Bridge on Main AuSable in 5 hrs by 5
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Published On 9/10/2013
The threat of rain almost scared us off
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Published On 9/14/2013
It is great to be home paddling again with 11 TAPC friends! The best medicine on a sunny afternoon!
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Published On 9/14/2013
One newbie to the river and to D&S, one vehicle, one eagle, one glorious day and fifty kids
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Published On 9/17/2013
Energizer bunny recharges
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Published On 9/22/2013
Autumnal equinox, with 12 happy paddlers
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Published On 9/22/2013
It rained again as usual but the sun came out as always and it was a great day to clean the river.
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Published On 9/23/2013
Record time! Great company!
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Published On 9/24/2013
We want to get the Boardman back to the way it was or even better than it was before last year's flood.
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Published On 9/28/2013
Glen Arbor Bikes & Boats Excursion - September 26, 2013
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Published On 9/30/2013
Late start, late finish, book-ended a glorious day on the river
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Published On 10/1/2013
Wolverine to Fisher Woods with Jack & Ian
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Published On 10/1/2013
Two TAPC Board members tootle on down our hometown river
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Published On 10/5/2013
Only 5 days before the anniversary of the flood, we got 'er done!
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Published On 10/5/2013
This is the latest in the season I have been on the Jordan.
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Published On 10/9/2013
Autumn in northern Michigan....it doesn't get any better!
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Published On 10/10/2013
summery fall day with a little color, high water & small group
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Published On 10/13/2013
Fall colors not peak yet in the Boardman River valley, but may lose their leaves too soon. Tamaracks not turning golden yet either!
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Published On 5/4/2014
Record time for Harold's birthday, and one wrong turn
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Published On 5/11/2014
Six of us paddled around the lake and spent some time watching the eagle on his /her nest.
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Published On 5/14/2014
No portages but tricky. The water is high, fast, and cold and recent blockages require precise maneuvering.
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Published On 5/13/2014
A delightful story of 2 girls that followed their dream.
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Published On 5/17/2014
Our first trip this season on the Big Manistee
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Published On 5/19/2014
Two women, one hometown lake and three swans
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Published On 5/20/2014
We helped clean up the lot for general public use.
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Published On 5/21/2014
Five us made record time (for us) because the river was so fast.
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Published On 5/26/2014
Great to see so many enjoying an absolutely superb day.
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Published On 5/27/2014
A great time to celebrate a belated Memorial Day, without fudgies!
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Published On 5/30/2014
Friends, flowers and fun!
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Published On 6/3/2014
high & fast for small group of 7
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Published On 6/3/2014
Actually the only difficult part was ...
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Published On 6/5/2014
19 of us had a ball on the Upper Platte.
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Published On 5/31/2014
Our 10th year was our best!
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Published On 6/8/2014
The BRCS raffle was a huge success.
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Published On 6/8/2014
A gorgeous day on an empty river, with one swim break
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Published On 6/9/2014
It really WAS a "difficult trip"
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Published On 6/10/2014
While cleaning the final section of the BRCS, we found lots of large post flood debris pieces.
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Published On 6/11/2014
A huge success for the general public - we already got some new club members
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Published On 6/12/2014
only early season for fast current & gravel coverage
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Published On 6/12/2014
A trip planned especially for the twins!
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Published On 6/13/2014
Cold, but still enjoyable.
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Published On 6/16/2014
Trip was posted about 16 hours before it went, and we still got 5 people
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Published On 6/19/2014
From "John's" Landing to County 612
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Published On 6/21/2014
Either you were in the exhausted lumberjack group, or you waited a lot
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Published On 6/20/2014
It rained hard and we canceled but some of us went anyway and did what we could without paddling. It was a good day.
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Published On 6/26/2014
4.6 ft high & 432 cfs fast, for a GR-R-REAT day on the Pine!
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Published On 6/27/2014
Four of us continued the project to remove post flood debris from the Boardman River. Of course, it rained on us again.
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Published On 6/27/2014
9 years of doing this project and Jordan is getting to be really clean. I hope we can keep it that way.
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Published On 6/28/2014
Fast water, fast group with only 3 & fast wildlife
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Published On 6/28/2014
A surprising amount of trash, great ranger cooperation, warm temps and flies at the end.
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Published On 6/29/2014
We will never again take the Betsie for granted. We never have seen it the way it was today.
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Published On 6/30/2014
More fun than a barrel of monkeys!
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Published On 7/1/2014
high from recent rain, warm sunshine & great friends
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Published On 7/2/2014
When Mother Nature gives you lemons, make lemonade!
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Published On 7/5/2014
Nine members of the club paddled from the Forks to Scheck's.
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Published On 7/6/2014
Peace and quiet (and no air show crowds) on July 4th weekend!
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Published On 7/9/2014
Dobson to Peterson, and sunshine finally
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Published On 7/11/2014
A nice peaceful journey with wildlife!
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Published On 7/12/2014
We FINALLY were able to get the last two flood debris dock pieces out of the BBL to SL sections of the Boardman.
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Published On 7/12/2014
We cleaned both downtown sections - The pond and the river - with two crews.
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Published On 7/12/2014
Less problematic than expected
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Published On 7/12/2014
3.5 hr paddle, 3.5 hr hike & dinner with friends
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Published On 7/17/2014
Briarpatch to Elm Flats adventure with 4 friends
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Published On 7/18/2014
What a glorious day - for a change! Not much trash but we did find a disturbing development.
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Published On 7/18/2014
A glorious day with a super crew
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Published On 7/19/2014
Lots of people at the put-in, but once we were on the river, peace and tranquility, except for one incident....
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Published On 7/21/2014
Sunshine and a "shimmering isle" in West Bay
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Published On 7/22/2014
uneventful but fun socializing on beautiful section of the Boardman
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Published On 7/22/2014
Lots of new lessons, written by the new princess of trash
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Published On 7/24/2014
FINAL!!! is the key word here. This took way longer than last year. OOPS. We missed a few. It's still not over.
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Published On 7/26/2014
Naked man to the rescue!
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Published On 7/28/2014
The river is getting cleaner all the time: 4 giant bags of trash found
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Published On 7/29/2014
Another Great Day
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Published On 7/30/2014
Sunshine, blue skies and clear water!
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Published On 8/5/2014
A glorious morning that made us feel lucky to live here!
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Published On 8/7/2014
Meet the queen, ladies in waiting & court jesters of the totem pole...
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Published On 8/8/2014
One of our last trips through the tubes
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Published On 8/10/2014
Great sand sculpture along the way and a mysterious letter in a bottle!
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Published On 8/13/2014
A sunrise, a bit of mist, great shooting
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Published On 8/14/2014
Some wildlife and some wild times in the rapids!
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Published On 8/15/2014
The usual stuff, but a bit less this time around. The best group ever!!!
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Published On 8/17/2014
Punctuated by an eagle perched up above
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Published On 8/17/2014
Six members paddled from Briar Patch to PRPC's landing near Silver Creek Campground.
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Published On 8/20/2014
Serious relaxation during a leisurely paddle on the upper Betsie with summer flow levels.
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Published On 8/21/2014
Great weather, lots of riffles & fun friends, a purr-fect combination!
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Published On 8/24/2014
Sunday summer morning & no other paddlers
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Published On 8/24/2014
The BRCS led this year for the first (and hopefully the last) time
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Published On 8/27/2014
This project showed how only 5 of us could do this much damage in just one day.
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Published On 8/27/2014
The Swampthing emerges.
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Published On 8/28/2014
Great weather, great group, lots of old trash
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Published On 8/31/2014
Where else can you find solitude on Labor Day weekend?
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Published On 9/2/2014
All day workout!
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Published On 9/3/2014
So peaceful and so close to home!
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Published On 9/4/2014
No rain, a little sun & fast water
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Published On 9/7/2014
More fun than a barrel of monkeys - maybe a few wet monkeys!
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Published On 9/6/2014
We teamed up with the Anglers of the AuSable and the The Gates Lodge to do this one.
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Published On 9/7/2014
Celebrated Marv's 78th birthday
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Published On 9/9/2014
Lois led a delightful morning paddle on Lake Dubonnet
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Published On 9/9/2014
Nothing to it! Finished so fast, almost went a 2nd time!
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Published On 9/12/2014
The TAPC and BRCS placed toilets and totes at two landing during the summer of 2014 and it was a huge success.
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Published On 9/13/2014
5 braved the 43-degree cold & forecast for rain
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Published On 9/14/2014
Last Pine Cleanup of the season on Peterson to Low!
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Published On 9/14/2014
Fall is in the air
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Published On 9/19/2014
Gorgeous weather, only three bags of stuff and a super-cooperative group
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Published On 9/25/2014
Small group paddled the Boardman from the Forks to Brown Bridge Landing
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Published On 9/27/2014
Who could have predicted such a perfect day for a cleanup?
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Published On 9/27/2014
leaves starting to turn & fast current on summery fall day
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Published On 9/27/2014
Today we we did something that has never been done before.
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Published On 9/28/2014
It doesn't get prettier than this!
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Published On 10/11/2014
A small but successful trip
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Published On 10/11/2014
A fall color extravaganza!
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Published On 10/15/2014
Relaxing, Colorful trip on the Manistee
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Published On 10/19/2014
Our Annual meeting was held at the OPA Greek Grill tonight.
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Published On 10/25/2014
This was a VERY old dump site from the early 1900's through the late 50s.
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Published On 10/25/2014
gorgeous fall day with friends
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Published On 10/25/2014
Permanent vault toilet placed at Brown Bridge Landing FINALLY!
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Published On 11/3/2014
only one last minute taker, Jack
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Published On 5/3/2015
Boardman Forks to Brown Bridge is open with out any carryovers.
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Published On 5/13/2015
Upper Platte is open but watch for lots of submerged bush stumps and former bridge/dock hardware
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Published On 5/13/2015
Six members drove down to Eminence Missouri, stayed in a three bedroom rental house, and did day trips on local rivers.
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Published On 5/16/2015
An easy tour with no wind, and sunshine!
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Published On 4/18/2015
Beautiful sunny day for first paddle of the season.
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Published On 5/24/2015
perfect holiday weekend paddle
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Published On 5/24/2015
Eight of us plus a dog travelled from Penrod's in Grayling down to Stephan Bridge.
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Published On 5/24/2015
Paddled from Wallin/Long to Lindy Road
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The results are in and at the three sites on the Upper Platte River; Reynolds Road, Veteran's Park and Indian Hill Road, the stream quality is EXCELLENT.
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Published On 5/28/2015
Cleaning up. Back in the saddle again!
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Published On 5/20/2015
blossom time
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Published On 5/31/2015
It poured and the river was full so we did a different kind of project
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Published On 6/2/2015
We picked up both trash and swimmers
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Published On 6/4/2015
6 TAPC members had a nice paddle from the Forks to Brown Bridge
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Published On 6/4/2015
We did the cleanup and found 14 docks, decks and large flood debris
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Published On 6/7/2015
For the second year we had the e raffle a week after the BRCS event. It was held at the Adams Fly Festival in Kingsley again.
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Published On 6/9/2015
Leaderless Foray on the Pine
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Published On 6/11/2015
A success - with live TV coverage!
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Published On 6/11/2015
This is the cleanest river we paddle and we love it. Today it was the most beautiful we have ever seen it.
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Published On 6/5/2015
Stream Quality:
Silver Creek - Fair
Elm Flats - Good
Peterson Bridge - Good

The large number of biting flies in the samples is noteworthy.
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Published On 6/11/2015
A little rain, but not enough to stop us
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Published On 6/13/2015
Mike Jones and the Benzie Conservation District led this great event
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Published On 6/14/2015
This is the story of the paddle outing that wasn't....
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Published On 6/13/2015
paddled Harold's tandem with broken ribs
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Published On 6/16/2015
Two days notice, 13 paddlers including three who just joined the TAPC
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Published On 6/19/2015
Sunshine! Blue skies! Nobody else there!
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Published On 6/21/2015
A new member gives her impressions. And, we picked up trash too.
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Published On 6/22/2015
We thought this one would be a snap. WE WERE WRONG!!!!
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Published On 6/24/2015
Written by the youngest member of the group - Fred's and Judy's grandson, David
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Published On 6/26/2015
but without Norm :-(
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Published On 6/26/2015
A beautiful, sunny day, few bugs, and nice water levels made for a perfect day for 8 members.
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Published On 7/2/2015
Only 5 of us, but we got the job done!
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Published On 7/4/2015
A lovely way to spend a quiet Independence Day
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Published On 7/6/2015
Mike and I started the project
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Published On 7/7/2015
The rain had stopped, the sun came out, but is this really JULY?
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Published On 7/8/2015
Written by the kids of the group - it was amazing how much stuff we picked up - nine giant bags!
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Published On 7/10/2015
What a gorgeous day to paddle the Downtown section.
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Published On 7/11/2015
A good time was had by ALL!
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Published On 7/13/2015
It rained but we knew we could do it anyway and we did!
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Published On 7/13/2015
Six intrepid souls came together with less than 24 hours notice - a job well done!
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Published On 7/15/2015
Only three of us, but DEE-lightful!
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Published On 7/19/2015
The trip was originally scheduled for Saturday, but the rain had us postpone the trip to Sunday
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Published On 7/20/2015
Twelve hearty souls, two from out of the state. Lots of compliments from other river users!
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Published On 7/16/2015
Another John & his harem
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Published On 7/24/2015
We got a great day for this cleanup.
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Published On 7/30/2015
Liberation Day!
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Published On 7/30/2015
We went back to pick up 11 pieces of flood debris that we had taken out earlier but couldn't get to the dumpster.
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Published On 8/2/2015
Trip was a bit eventful; out by noon - rain hit 45 minutes later
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Published On 8/4/2015
I went to Gladwin to check out the Golden Cedar River in preparation for the August 27th Jay's Sporting Goods outing.
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Published On 8/5/2015
Two recent high school graduates embark on their first river trip, plus Linda has a new boat!
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Published On 8/8/2015
Birthday cupcakes!
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Published On 8/12/2015
Awesome performance by Mark Miltner, the king of canoeing!
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Published On 8/14/2015
A private lesson for a new member - who will join on Sept. 1
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Published On 8/17/2015
Lower section only due to predicted thunder/lightning
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Published On 8/16/2015
A new adventure on a gorgeous stream, with many varieties of wildlife
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Published On 8/21/2015
Sunshine, blue skies and blue herons
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Published On 8/22/2015
We added our efforts to the local river cleaners.
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Published On 8/25/2015
A little rain, a bunch of trash, a beer fountain and $30.15
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Published On 8/27/2015
Sunshine, a new put-in, clear water, and nobody else around!
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Published On 8/27/2015
What a great time we had doing this first time cleanup on the Golden Cedar River
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Published On 8/30/2015
Some good quotes, and lovely weather
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Published On 8/31/2015
A bit of wind, lots of sunshine
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Published On 9/2/2015
See "Trio Tackles the Sturgeon"
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Published On 9/5/2015
One wet exit, by Bella!
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Published On 9/9/2015
Respite from recent rains
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Published On 9/10/2015
Not exactly a fair weather paddle
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Published On 9/12/2015
We were invited to participate again by the AofA and we were happy to join in.
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Published On 9/16/2015
The day was so nice two of our group decided to stay on the river all the way to Brown Bridge.
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Published On 9/19/2015
The BRCS, TAPC and the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Green Team joined forces with the UMRA to do this multiple event project
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Published On 9/20/2015
Just glorious and quiet!
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Published On 9/20/2015
Superb early fall weather!
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Published On 9/21/2015
A LONG day, four surprising additions to the crew, great sunshine. We are making a difference!
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Published On 9/22/2015
Last day of summer!
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Published On 9/22/2015
Great people, great food - an excellent time was had by all!
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Published On 9/24/2015
Marlene is the queen of spotting, and Glenn takes the prize for removal!r
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Published On 9/26/2015
We worked with the homeless leaders to do the cleanup in Downtown Traverse City.
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Published On 9/26/2015
uneventful paddle on warm, sunny afternoon for our experienced group of 6
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Published On 9/26/2015
Fall colors! Unique lunch.
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Published On 9/27/2015
my first fall hike & paddle with a little fall color
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Published On 9/28/2015
A new member! Can this be late September?
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Published On 10/3/2015
Fall is officially here!
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Published On 10/2/2015
A glorious day on the Boardman River!
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Published On 10/6/2015
What could be better?
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Published On 10/7/2015
Sunshine and fall colors!
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Published On 10/10/2015
The Forks State Forest Campground to Brown Bridge Landing
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Published On 10/10/2015
Amazing fall colors and sunshine!
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Published On 10/22/2015
cool but sunny birthday paddle
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Published On 10/23/2015
Fall colors - a bit nippy
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Published On 10/24/2015
We planted 18 large native Legacy Trees made possible with a grant from the American Canoe Association and LL Bean.
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Published On 11/2/2015
warm & sunny golden tamarack tour
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Published On 11/3/2015
summery warmth & sunshine on tamarack tour
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Published On 11/19/2015
Despite the cool weather, our collection on the Platte River was a lot of fun. Identification of what we collected at three sites reveals a good to excellent stream quality index.
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Published On 12/23/2015
The BBL Toilet was placed last year in late October. Since then it has had a makeshift stepping stone entry path. The new poured handicapped access was placed 12/20/2015.
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Published On 4/17/2016
70s sunshine on 2nd day of "early" summer
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Published On 4/17/2016
Easy river season opener
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Published On 4/23/2016
a wet re-entry after portage
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Published On 5/3/2016
Reconnaissance paddle, fast, warm & lots of wildlife
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Published On 5/8/2016
paddle AM, hike PM, 20 miles in 6+ hrs
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Published On 5/11/2016
Sunshine, marsh marigolds and a new TAPC member
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Published On 5/7/2016
Eleven people met for a nice afternoon paddle on the Lower Platte River
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Published On 5/16/2016
A nice afternoon on the Manistee from 612 to M-72
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Published On 5/17/2016
We wanted to do a CLUB members only cleanup on our favorite section of the Boardman.
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Published On 5/21/2016
Amazing marsh marigolds, and only one dip. Summertime is almost here!
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Published On 5/22/2016
Manistee Woodpecker Creek to Red Bridge
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Published On 5/23/2016
A spectacular trip; where was everyone else?
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Published On 5/24/2016
high & fast, sunny & warm = perfect day on the Pine
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Published On 5/26/2016
Mother Nature gave us a blessing
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Published On 5/28/2016
A beautiful day for the 12th Boardman River Clean Sweep
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