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Paddle Antrim Current News

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 »

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 »

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