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River Paddling Excursions

Post Date:05/14/2018 9:45 am

If you like to canoe or kayak and would like to learn more about the Red River, join Moorhead Parks and Recreation and River Keepers as they host River Paddling Excursions from 6-8 pm, at the Hjemkomst Landing, 202 1st Ave N, in Moorhead this summer.

Local guest speakers will share their expertise on the following educational topics:

May 16 – Red River Trivia, hosted by River Keepers
Put a team of two together and play River related trivia. The team with the most correct answers will win a prize. People can also play individually.

June 20 – Aviary Expedition, hosted by Fargo-Moorhead Audubon.
Learn about the different species of birds that live along the Red River and those that utilize it while migrating.

July 18 – History of the Red River, hosted by Historical and cultural Society of Clay County
Learn about the historic sites including the steamboat landing and remnants from the riverfront saloons.

August 15 - Animals and Habitats, hosted by Nicole Lee
Learn about the many habitats of wildlife living along the river.

All skill levels are invited. Each session will begin at 6 pm with the basics of canoeing and kayaking. Please arrive at 5:30 pm. Vessels are available on a first come, first served basis.

Fees: $15/person for canoe/kayak rental or $10/person if providing your own vessel

In case of inclement weather, all programs will be rescheduled for the following Wednesday.

Register today under the On the River section of the Parks and Recreation website. For more information, call 218.299.5340.

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