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MI Paddle Stewards Training – Grass River
July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join local conservation professionals in Northwest Michigan to learn how you can contribute to our work while you are out paddling and playing on the water! You will learn how to identify and report invasive species while preventing their spread. All classes will include off-water and on-water instruction.
This event will take place on July 26 from 6 – 8 PM in Bellaire meeting at Willow Day Park.
Specific paddle locations will be emailed to participants after registration. We look forward to seeing you out on the water!
- Participants must bring a kayak/canoe/paddle board for the on-water events.
- Paddlers must always wear life jackets out on the water.
- All paddlers must complete a paddling class waiver prior to participation. Waivers can be viewed and signed digitally here.
To protect our waters, anytime you change waterways you should ALWAYS Clean, Drain, and Dry your boat and gear to prevent the spread of invasive species. Before joining us out on the water, we ask that you Clean, Drain, Dry your boat and gear. To wash your own boat, check out this link . We recently had New Zealand Mud Snails found in our waterways and hope everyone will do their part to protect our lakes/rivers.