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16995
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Whitewater boating has become an important part of the economy and has significantly changed the cultural landscape of numerous communities in the southeast. This article examines the flow duration of three southeastern streams to determine how often they typically flow at rate sufficient for kayaking and rafting.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 14 Issue , 2006, p1-12, map, bibl, f
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23841
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Astral Designs, an Asheville-based business, is a kayak gear company that develops sustainable designs and uses nontoxic materials in their life vests and footwear. Philip Curry founded the company in 2002 after selling his former business, Lotus Designs.
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24070
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The Cheoah River is an exciting and dangerous river to paddle in Swain County. The river only has whitewater for eighteen days a year, but trees, bushes, branches, rocks, and more create a bumpy ride for those who dare.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 5, October 2015, p218-220, 222, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24851
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For those who love to kayak or canoe, this year’s annual Enfield Fishing Creek Paddle is the place to be. This is the sixth year the paddle has been hosted and, new this year, will include a section of river previously not included. Registration is required and includes lunch, a free gift, and live entertainment.
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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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25329
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For those looking to paddle on a river, it is important to check water conditions to know if the water is too high or too low to paddle. The best way is to us the United States Geological Survey and do some math if a location different from the survey marker is needed.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 27 Issue 4, Winter 2009, p5, il
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25326
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Paul Ferguson explains how to safely, but effectively go paddling in winter. He also gives various options for how to dress for the potential 50 degree water encounter should the boat flip.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 27 Issue 3, Fall 2008, p10, il
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25340
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Paul Ferguson gives safety tips for paddling trips such as staying together in groups, how to plug leaks, and how to deal with changing weather.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 28 Issue 3, Fall 2009, p5
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27263
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The Falls Whitewater Park Committee is a nonprofit that is trying to get the city of Raleigh to invest in a whitewater park that would be available for kayaking, fishing and tubing. With close access to North Carolina’s river system, kayakers would be trained in a safe environment before paddling in whitewater.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 34, August 2016, p16, il Periodical Website
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34393
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The Tar-Pamlico River is one of the more popular destinations for kayakers and canoers in eastern North Carolina, and in Edgecombe County a dedicated group of volunteers is helping maintain a network of camping platforms for paddlers. The platforms are part of the Tar Pamlico Water Trail, a network of camping sites owned and operated by Sound Rivers, a non-profit organization in Washington, North Carolina.
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34460
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An avid outdoorswoman shares her experiences on the eastern shore of North Carolina. Paddleboarding, canoeing, and kayaking all offer a new way to see the state’s natural resources and seashores, especially around Beaufort.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p30-33, il Periodical Website
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