Klamath Estuary Paddle

Sunday, October 9 — see more info

ENC Coastal Cleanup

Explore North Coast with the Northcoast Environmental Center (NEC) held a coastal cleanup paddle at Tuluwat Island on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Around 14 people with canoes, sea kayaks, and sit-on-top kayaks met at 9 a.m. in the parking lot/boat ramp under the Samoa Bridge in Eureka.

With bags and trash-picking implements provided by the NEC, The group launched in the foggy morning on Humboldt Bay and paddled towards the island. While quite a bit of trash was gathered, there seemed less than last year’s amount — a hopeful sign. Some of the items on this venture were … another Christmas ornament, a golf cart, some tires, a nice but unsalvageable Carhartt jacket, lengths of irrigation tubing, the random tire, a bottle of Miracle Whip, and other flotsam and jetsam. The whole booty was picked up and removed courtesy of Hog Island Oyster Co.
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Many thanks to The Wiyot Tribe, the Northcoast Environmental Center, Hog Island Oyster Co.,  John Ash, Architect, all of our participants, and our hosts Brian and Lena.

Upcoming ENC Paddles

Please check our calendar for details about location, arrival time, launch time, if there are facilities, what to wear, etc. Each description will have the paddle host contact information in case you have questions.

October 9 — Klamath Estuary Paddle
Sunday, 10 a.m. launch time (see details and directions on ENC’s calendar). We will launch into the estuary and explore among the channels and islands and paddle up river as far as comfortable, possibly just past the Hwy 101 bridge. Lunch will be taken on one of the islands and then more exploration. This is a relaxed paddle, so feel free to bring a full picnic kit. This paddle should be suitable for all boat types (sea/river kayaks, sit-on-tops, rec-boats, canoes). Immersion gear and helmets are not necessary, comfortable layered clothing and splash tops should suffice. A change of clothing in a dry bag is always a good idea in case of unexpected wet exit. PFDs and whistles are required as well as a happy and inquisitive attitude. Note, there are no facilities at the put-in. Click here to RSVP. Visit the calendar for more information.

November 13 — Surfing the Bunny Slopes
Have you always wanted to try surfing the waves at the beach with your kayak? Mark your calendars for this event in Crescent City which introduces paddling in surf. With smaller conditions in an area that works well when learning to get used to the surf zone. RSVP and more information will be coming.
Depending on your membership or non-membership status, there will either be a $0, $10, or $15 fee that goes towards insurance. If you are uncertain about filling out the form, contact the paddlehost on the calendar listing before the deadline to register.

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