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Annual MVFN Fall Colors Paddle

Annual MVFN Fall Colors Paddle

Our annual fall paddle this year will take place Sunday September 27, 2015. We will paddle beautiful Sharbot Lake. The west end of Sharbot Lake is like northern lakes, with rocky shores, islands, wetland coves, and bays. Join us for an interesting meander along shores, and around islands, interesting creeks and marshes, viewing rock formation, wild flowers. Bald eagles might be seen and there should be fabulous fall colours.

Car Pooling Arrangements: Eastern Lanark and area: meet at Union Hall at the corner of the Wolf Grove and County Road 29 for an 8:30 am departure. West Lanark: meet at Glen Tay Public School for a 9:15 am departure.

2014 Fall Paddle photo 1 B. Boyd

2014 Fall paddle; photo Brenda Boyd

Bring: Picnic lunch, water, binoculars, bug repellant, sunscreen, all essential safety equipment (mandatory): life jackets, bailer, heaving line & whistle.

Please note that you must pre-register for this event.

For registration and further information please contact Cliff Bennett at 613-256-5013 or . If you have a canoe and need a partner, or don’t have a canoe and would like to partner contact Cliff who will try to match you up.

 In case of foul weather, this event will be cancelled. If in doubt on the morning of the paddle, call Cliff before 8 am to confirm.

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Annual MVFN Fall Colours Paddle 2011

Annual MVFN Fall Colours Paddle

Canoe Bennett Lake,  Sunday, Oct 2, 2011

This is the last scheduled canoe/kayak outing for the year. Bennett Lake is a good vista for fall colours which hopefully will be at or near their peak during this weekend. There will likely be a $2.50 charge to launch your boat and park your vehicle. Please bring correct change if you can. Thanks.

 Car Pooling: East Lanark area meet at Union Hall for departure by 8:30 am; Perth area meet at Balderson on 511 at County Rd. 7 at 9 am; North Lanark meet Fallbrook and County Rd. 19 by 9:15 am

Bring: lunch, binoculars, rain gear, and safety equipment (paddles, PFD, whistle, bailer, change of warm clothes packed in a dry bag).

Please pre-register with Grahame Hunt at 613-226-5014 or email . When leaving a message please include your name, phone number, e-mail, boat type (i.e. canoe or kayak), boat colour, emergency contact with phone number, and medical conditions. Please also let us know if you have a canoe and need a partner or, if you wish to partner with someone who has a canoe.

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