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SWPA new owner of Garmin inReach SE+

Southwest Paddlers Association now has a Garmin inReach satellite communicator. This is a safety device that can be used by SWPA members who are planning wilderness trips or ocean paddling expeditions. In a nutshell: in the event there’s a serious … Continue reading

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PADDLE! … a success

Thanks to the presenters and everyone who came out Tuesday night for PADDLE! at the Yarmouth Co. Museum. Over 40 people attended; it was a great way to showcase what’s going on in our region. We are now taking a … Continue reading

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Note from the Pres…

I normally don’t post anything that is not related directly to paddling … BUT … We all need to be concerned about clear cutting; it affects all paddlers. There’s a section on the books to be clear cut in Shelburne … Continue reading

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April meeting

Our next meeting is Tuesday April 2nd at at the Tusket Falls Brewing Co. (across from Par en Bas school in Tusket). Please arrive by 6 pm so we can socialize and have something to eat together. SWPA member Will … Continue reading

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Up-coming events

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Grants available

SWPA has allotted four grants of $75 each to assist its members taking a 3-4 day Wilderness First Aid course. First come-first served! See below for dates/information about spring courses in HRM. Contact Dan Earle at <[email protected]> to express your … Continue reading

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Latest News

Here are a few things that may be of interest. Only 52 days left to spring. Not that we’er countin’.  1. SOUTHWEST PADDLERS ASSOCIATION.  Please consider joining. It’s only $15 a year (simple e-transfer to Dan Earle <[email protected]> or mail a cheque … Continue reading

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Get together – February

We had our monthly meeting/get together on Tuesday evening at Anchored Grounds in Tusket. This was a new location for us and we found it very comfortable. We were able to move tables around and get up to chat. Food … Continue reading

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What’s New

What’s new with Southwest Paddlers Association Hi Fellow Paddle Sport Participant: The executive group met at Sip on January 21 to review and come up with ideas for better serving our paddling community.  1. We have revised our monthly meeting … Continue reading

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Meeting for Adelgid monitors

December 1st meeting ………… looking for volunteers to do a special project while paddling in the Tobeatic 2019 and onward! As some of you know, there are some nasty critters threatening our Hemlocks … the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. Colin Gray … Continue reading

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