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2360
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State rivers, like the Nantahala, Lumber, and the Waccamaw, provide wilderness canoe campers the opportunity for close contact with nature, or what Henry Thoreau called \"the perfection of travelling.\"
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2743
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Between 1874 and 1875, Nathaniel Bishop sailed 2,500 miles in nine months, from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico. Locally, in his fifty-six pound paper canoe, he paddled by the Outer Banks and Onslow Bay, then down the Waccamaw River.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Jan/Feb 1996, p13-15, il Periodical Website
Record #:
3826
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Paddlers have a wide choice of mountain rivers, Piedmont streams, and Coastal Plains backswamps when planning a canoe trip. Among them are the South Fork of the New River, Deep River, and the Roanoke River and its swamps.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 46 Issue 3, Summer 1998, p2-7, il
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4558
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Between 1874 and 1875, Nathaniel Bishop sailed 2,500 miles in nine months, from the St. Lawrence River to the Gulf of Mexico, in a 58-pound paper canoe he called Maria Theresa. As he sailed down the Outer Banks, barely ten years after the end of the Civil War, he chronicled the life of the people there.
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25158
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View Bear Creek from the eyes of a canoer and learn why canoeing can be such a fun, fall activity and a way to escape it all.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Winter 1987, p5, por
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25252
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Sam Toler recounts the first leg of a canoeing journey down Swift Creek and the adventures that ensued on his trip. From beavers to abandoned Weldon’s Mill the trip is recounted.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 21 Issue 2, Spring 2002, p1, 6, il
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25262
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Sam Toler recounts the canoe run he made in 12 degree weather with ice on the river and several layers of clothes on. Nevertheless he still saw wildlife and the old stone dam which had once belonged to Collins Grist Mill.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 22 Issue 1, Winter 2003, p3, il
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25261
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Sam Toler depicts the third leg of his canoe journey down Swift Creek. He tells of the wildlife, the swampy areas, and the abandoned mills along the way.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 21 Issue 4, Fall 2002, p9, il
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25270
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Same Toler depicts a canoe trip down a stretch of Swift Creek. During the trip he witnessed any number of wildlife species and encountered a station that collects stream flow data for the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 22 Issue 2, Spring 2003, p2, il
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25285
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Sam Toler recounts the final leg of his journey down Swift Creek. From the wildlife observed, to the only encounter with other people on the river during the entirety of the journey, Toler creates a visual of what Swift Creek is like.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Winter 2005, p5-6, por
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25278
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Sam Toler relates the story of part 7 of his journey down Swift Creek. From the heat to the swampy nature of this particular section, the struggles are all relayed in detail.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 23 Issue 1, Winter 2004, p7-8, il
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25283
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Sam Toler recounts the ninth leg of a journey he made down Swift Creek in April. He describes the wildlife and fishing on the creek.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 23 Issue 4, Fall 2004, p5-6, il
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25312
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Paul Ferguson relates his canoeing adventure with a friend and the wildlife they see including a plethora of snakes.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 26 Issue 5, Winter 2008, p4, il
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25317
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Paul Ferguson explains the importance of paddling whether it is in a canoe or kayak. He also gives a description of various places in the Tar Pamlico River Basin to go paddling.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 27 Issue 1, Spring 2008, p8, il
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25320
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Paul Ferguson explains the intricacies of canoe camping. He goes into detail about how to find campsites along the river, rules that accompany camping and how to plan the trip ahead of time.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 27 Issue 2, Summer 2008, p6, por