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Recreational Deaths from Water Recreation

Posted on February 16, 2018 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Sunday's Rancocas State Park Bluewater Trail Safety Workshop is running from 10-4, rain or shine. Workship is being held outdoors, Bring what gear you would normally take out kayaking. Yaks are available if you don't have one. Paddle down.

Mt. Holly Rips Are In

Posted on February 11, 2018 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

N Branch in Flood. Enhanced Awareness of White Water. Folks ask what is so special about Mt. Holly paddling, beyond normal flat water paddling?

Creek in flood brings about the Mt. Holly Rips. A word of warning. These are not conditions you paddle alone. There is little or no tolerance for paddling mistakes. You should have braces, eddy turns, a roll and other such basic fundamentals down. Be prepared to get wet. Wear proper gear, life jacket, leave paddle plan. Scout the rip...

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Rancocas State Park Bluewater Trail "Paddle Safe" Injury Control Program.

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 Last year topics covered included demographics of injury and the Haddon Matrix. This year hands-on case studies. Bring kayak and gear. Zap a note back if you have any questions. The Bluewater Trail is multi-use. Discover how to improvise gear, practice basic evacuation methods, touch on ways to to mitigate risk of kayaking on a multi-use water trail. Experienced instruction. Zap back a note if you have any questions or concerns. Paddle Safe.

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Rancocas Creek is a Shared Public Space

Posted on February 6, 2018 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Rancocas Creek Water Trail is a shared space, a bridge for creative expressions and local values, a shared public space for recreation and social interactions, it contributes to local ecomomy's and provides a multi-use choice of activities. www.rcnwt.com

News Alert. Mt. Holly Creek Cleaning 11 March

Posted on February 2, 2018 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

News Alert. Mt. Holly Creek Cleaning 11 March.  Details to follow

Spring 2018 Education is Fun, Naturally (c) Programs

Posted on January 29, 2018 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Rancocas Pathways Spring "Education is Fun, Naturally (c) 2018 Programs. Your Location or here at Melpine Landing for outdoor programs. All programs are hands-on. Discover 400 Years of Maritime Heritage.

Programs focus at the ecosystems and multi-use aspects of the Rancocas Creek and West Jersey Tidewaters. Exemplary Environment. Recreation. Programs Age Specific. Contact Pathways f...

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Mt. Holly Fire and Ice Festival Paddle Excursion

Posted on January 25, 2018 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Saturday Kayak Excursion Melpine to Mt. Holly Circuit Paddle. Stop n Chill at the Mt. Holly Fire and Ice Festival. Launch Melpine 11 AM. Land at Mt. Holly's Red Barn Crossing and Creek side Access to the Village Idiot also Creekside Access to Mt. Holly Fire and Ice festival. Paddle down.

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Paddle down, Clean up Dawg Pop

Posted on January 22, 2018 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

if your foolish enuff to attempt to drive across the field when its muddy your actions are counter-productive to access.  Park at the gate and walk on down to the landing.   If you dawg pops at the landing clean it up. Be respectful to access.

Chillin' Out N Branch

Posted on January 17, 2018 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Rancocas State Park Bluewater Trail

chillin' out , n branch rancocas state park bluewater trail

Posted on January 17, 2018 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

paddle down


Posted on January 14, 2018 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Are You Down With That? Paddle down 4 Kayaktivism... Jimmy Hendrix Plays the Blues while 'yaks head on over to the Rt. 38 Mt. Holly Diner. Asm. Joe Howarths Coffee w Citizens. Saturday Morning 8-11:30.   Silent Cal...you don't have to talk to him :-) so make sure your kayak (KAYAKS) are affixed to your vehicle.  Unless you "Ski-Up" the Rancocas.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Vqyj77tJfo" target="_blank">Jimmy Hendrix You Tube Video


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Check it Out, Rancocas Creek Water Trail 30 Mile Long Market Cluster

Posted on January 11, 2018 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Support Local Commerce.  Check it Out, Rancocas Creek Water Trail 30 Mile Long Market Cluster  Click the Link to enter the market.

Click the Link to enter the market. 

Growth and Structure of Tidal (sea) Ice

Posted on January 5, 2018 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015032315049;view=1up;seq=25" target="_blank">Nice article on the growth, structure and properties of tidal (sea ice). read into this scvale and differences between open sea ice and the tidewaters of the rancocas. following the progression of crystals, to slush to ice in the "education can be fine, naturally (c), infographic. follow photos in a "z" matter starting in the upper left. ice is a vice.

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Ice is a Vice, Everything You Wanted to Know About Ice

Posted on January 4, 2018 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Everything You Wanted 2 Know About Ice Formation along the Rancocas and other Tidewater Creeks (from New Brunswick) but was Afraid 2 Ask...Ice is a Vice.



Winter Conservation Under Creek Ice Infographics Ice is a Vice

Posted on January 3, 2018 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

infographics on what is found under the rancocas creek ice...

Welcome 2 2018 Thanks to all

Posted on January 1, 2018 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Thanks to all who volunteered time and effort in 2017.  Water Trail use is jumping like fish on a griddle.   Paddle Down.  Multi Use.

2018 Schedule Of Events on the Water Trail

Posted on December 30, 2017 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Holiday Weekend For Whom the Bell Tolls...Paddle Down, Climb On

Posted on December 23, 2017 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Paddle down, Paddle Safe, Enjoy the Christmas and Holiday Season.   C you all on New Years Day

Rancocas Creek Water Trail, Winter Solstice Paddle Event and New Years Day Snipe Hunt

Posted on December 21, 2017 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Rancocas Creek Water Trail, Winter Solstice Paddle Event and New Years Day Snipe Hunt

Arctic Issues Web Sites

Posted on December 17, 2017 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Interactive Web site from the Russian Geographic Society on the Arctic and one from the National Geographic Society


https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/01/arctic-maps-climate-change/" target="_blank">https://news.nationalgeographic.com/…/arctic-maps-climate-…/

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