Visitors paddling through
south Georgia enjoyed a street party in their honor tonight.They gathered in
Several hundred canoeists and kayakers are taking part in
Paddle Georgia 2013.
It's a weeklong trip down
the Flint River from Lake Blackshear to Bainbridge. Paddlers say it's a lot of
fun and a great learning experience.
"We're learning about the
Flint and all the demands on the Flint, the irrigation, municipal, industrial
demands and so the people are paddling the river are also learning about the river
and how they can protect it," said Joe Cook, Paddle Georgia Coordinator.
If you're interested in taking part in next
summer's Paddle Georgia event visit http://www.garivers.org/paddle_Georgia/