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Paddle Antrim Current News

Paddle Antrim Executive Director Receives Verlen Kruger Award

Paddle Antrim is proud to announce that Executive Director Deana Jerdee has been selected by The Quiet Water Society to receive the 2021 Verlen Kruger Award. The Verlen Kruger Award is given annually to a person who has supported and promoted paddle sports along with water conservation, education, or history in Michigan. Verlen Kruger was a world class Michigan canoeist, who was the first to receive a Quiet Water Society… Read More »

Exploring the Chain of Lakes by Land Part 1

By Ellie Kirkpatrick, Marketing and Outreach Specialist  While most paddlers have hung up their boats for the year, we encourage you to still get out and explore the area by land. There are so many great, family friendly hikes in the region with beautiful views of our pristine waterways. Below are just a few of the year-round hiking options. All of these trails are non-motorized and allow snowshoeing and cross… Read More »

Stand Up for Great Lakes raises $13,000 for the Chain of Lakes Water Trail

On August 1st, Stand Up for Great Lakes paddlers Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris, and Jeff Guy traveled 50 miles on paddle boards along the Chain of Lakes Water Trail. They recently announced that through these efforts, they raised $13,000 for Paddle Antrim a non-profit is working to protect the Chain of Lakes and host of the Chain of Lakes Water Trail. Stand Up for Great Lakes, who is also a… Read More »

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