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Paddle Antrim Current News

Improvements Coming to Elk Rapids Rotary Park

Paddle Antrim is pleased to announce that the Village of Elk Rapids has approved a final design and engineering report for improvements to Elk Rapids Rotary Park. Elk Rapids is the end of the 100+ mile Chain of Lakes Water Trail which travels through 12 lakes and interconnected rivers and can serve as both the beginning and end of many paddling adventures. Rotary Park is the main trailhead for the… Read More »

Celebrating Our Amazing Female Leaders on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. At Paddle Antrim we have an exceptional roster of women leaders on our board and staff who deserve recognition and celebration today and every day.  Paddle Antrim Board Megan Olds –  Vice President/Treasurer  After spending her childhood summers at Glen Lake and along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Megan was inspired to move from Ohio to… Read More »

Fighting the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in the Winter

This blog post was written by: Kirk Acharya, Coordinator, CAKE CISMA Calling all ice fisherpeople! Help stop the spread of invasive species between lakes. Even in the dead of winter when the lakes freeze over aquatic invasive species (AIS) can still thrive and hitch a ride on your tackle and tip-ups. In Northern Michigan many lakes are plagued with Eurasian Water Milfoil and Zebra mussels; two species that can survive… Read More »

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