Saturday, July 12, 2008

Canoe/Kayak Trip on the Owasco Inlet - July 26

The Owasco Flats Nature Reserve invites you to a Canoe/Kayak trip up the Owasco Inlet. Our first canoe/kayak for 2008 was held on June 14th and it was a great success!. Thanks to Bruce Natalie and everyone who attended. If you missed out, here is your chance to make plans to attend the next trip. See the attached flyer for more information.

Mark Whitmore, Forester and Author of the Finger Lakes Land Trust’s Owasco Flats Report, will lead the trip on July 26, 2008 and share his knowledge of the ecological values of the Flats and the effects of water level changes on vegetation. JOIN US!

Reminder to Bring...a camera, binoculars, sunscreen, bug juice, water and check out the new canoe launch built by Tom Hayden's Construction Class. Please be aware that poison ivy does exist in the Flats (on the ground and on tree trunks) so please be careful. There are bathroom facilities at the Southshore Marina just before entering the road to the Flats.


When: July 26, 2008 at 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Where: Meet at the Owasco Flats parking area –
Cascade (west side of Owasco Lake), Firelane 1 off Rt. 38, past Cascade's Restaurant, go straight past marina and follow road to end.
There are Canoe and Kayak rentals
available at the South Shore Marina 315 497-2013
CALL 315-497-0343 FOR MORE INFO!
See you there!

Thank you on behalf of the Owasco Flats Nature Reserve, Inc.

Sandie Doran, Chairperson

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