Updates for the, “Defend the Water and the Penokees for Future Generations Flotilla,”:

  *Departure: June 1st at 9:00 a.m. from Elmhoist Rd. Landing on the Bad River Reservation.

*Flotilla Benefit Concert: Friday May. 23rd @ 7:30 p.m. in Prentice Park Pavillion, Ashland, Wisconsin, featuring: Jeremy Warden, the Free Bleedin’ Hitch Hikers, and Kaia (more musical acts welcome and wanted!). Proceeds will go to the purchase of extra canoe/kayak accoutrements/supplies for the flotilla. Donations of items like life preservers, ropes, paddles, granola (for the hungry hippies and their friends:)), extra canoes to borrow/use/have, *dry bags, triple and double A batteries, headlamps, and first aid supplies are appreciated.

*Water skills training for the flotilla will be held Sat. May.24h at 11:30 a.m. at Pamida Beach, off US HWY 2 in Ashland, WI, across from Shopko with River guide John Peck (not required but recommended for flotilla participants).

*Northland Students are also planning another ‘tour of the mine site’ hike for May. 17th; more details soon.

*REGISTER for flotilla via e-mail inquiry to: penokeedefenders@riseup.net

*Items to bring on flotilla:

Rain gear, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, tent/tent to share, band aids, extra personal snacks (two meals a day will be provided), shoes that can get wet, dry bags if you have them, headlamp/flashlight and extra batteries, rope, personal flotation device, hat, sunblock, sunglasses, swimsuit, pocket knife, compass, matches/lighter, extra plastic bags, gloves, clothes for rain, ho and cold weather, personal cookware/plates/utensils.

 

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