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Proper Cold-Water Gear and PFDs Save Lives as Water Temperatures Drop

Paddle Antrim warns paddlers to take precautions to protect themselves from heightened dangers of sudden, unexpected cold-water immersion while on late season paddling outings. “Whenever paddlers are out on the water, they should dress with the assumption they may end up in the water,” says Deana Jerdee, Paddle Antrim Executive Director. “Paddling is like any other sport,  you need to wear the proper gear and have the proper skills to… Read More »


Paddle Antrim Grant Program Funds Projects that Protect Northern Michigan Waterways

Paddle Antrim is pleased to announce they are accepting applications for their bi-annual 2022 Ripple Effect Mini Grant Program. This competitive grant program funds projects that protect the waterways and connect people to them. Potential projects must focus on stewardship, education, or increasing accessibility to the lakes and rivers.  Since 2015, Paddle Antrim has awarded over $25,000 to 17 projects that have made an impact on over 10 communities. The… Read More »