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Prothonotary Paddle

June 11 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

It has been a few short years since the beautiful Prothonotary Warbler colonized a stretch of the Huron River from Hudson Mills through Delhi MetroPark and beyond. They sing their cheery song from close to their cavity nests along the river. They are best viewed from the water, and there are always a large variety of other birds to see on this float trip.

The trip is eight miles long, and usually takes about 3 ½ hours to complete, but we’ll stop for good birds, a picnic, etc., and your car will be waiting for you at the other end. We will have a picnic spot picked out that is approximately halfway, for those who wish to stay with the group. Bring your own picnic and beverages.

Please let us know if you are attending by mailing Juliet at president@washtenawaudubon.org and book your own boat(s) for the “Hudson Mills to Delhi MetroPark Long Trip” directly from Skip’s Canoe Livery at www.paddlethehuron.com and review the details on their site. Make sure to select the 9am option on June 11th. On the day of the event, if you are renting a canoe/kayak, we recommend arriving at Skip’s by 8:30 to check-in, park, and pick up the required, provided personal flotation device.

**New this year*** Paddlers with their own boats, meet at Hudson Mills, River Grove picnic area (map here) to launch by 9:00 a.m. We usually launch from Rapids View, but that is closed for construction. We’ll have to meet the Skips party upstream a bit. Come join the flotilla!!
Leaders: Juliet Berger & Matthew Spoor

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June 11
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Skip’s Huron River Canoe Livery
3902 E Delhi Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 United States
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