This could be YOU paddling on our upcoming Upper Mill Pond! Eco-Paddle Tour!
Deadline today. BPC Member-Only Upper Mill Pond Eco-Paddle Tour
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Saturday's weather looks great! Join your fellow BPC members as we paddle around Upper Mill Pond. Take in the beautiful scenery and learn about efforts to preserve Brewster's ponds.
Hear about the impairment of the Mill Ponds complex. What has caused it? What steps can you take to make things better for ponds in Brewster?
Do you know about BIG BLUE - the town's new eco-harvester? See video of its maiden voyage on Walkers Pond and learn about how phosphorus will be removed from that pond in this manner.
Learn about the BPC's new Citizen Scientists who have coordinated with APCC in testing for cyanobacteria in Upper Mill Pond this summer.
Arrival Time: 8:30 am for 9:00 am launch, trip ends around 11:00 am
Participation Fee: $10.00/paddler
Bring your own kayak; volunteers will help load and unload your kayak
Launch site & route information emailed to confirmed registrants
Join us for our first, member-only eco-paddle!!! During our two-hour trip, we''ll paddle around Upper Mill Pond, taking in the scenery, like the iconic Eagle Rock, with stops along the way to learn about water impairment impacts like historic cranberry bog practices and water improvement programs like the Town's weed harvesting as well as the Pond and Lake Stewards (PALS) and the BPC Citizen Scientist pond monitoring programs.
Space is limited to 15 paddlers, so please reserve your spot early
Advanced registration is required
Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 8
To Register and Pay $10.00 Event Fee: Click here
- Participants must be able to handle a solo kayak for 2+ hours
- Participants must be at least 15 years of age
- Dress for water sports
- Bring your own kayak, water safety flotation device, sunscreen, snacks, and drinks
Questions: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 508-258-9801