Some of the wildlife we are seeing this week

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I’ve had a chance to be on the water quite a bit this weekend. On Friday my trip took me to Back Bay, where we saw the usual population of gulls, terns and cormorants. The jellyfish are out this time of year – we see them by the dozen in all sizes.   But on Friday […]

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Father’s Day Special

June 20: Dads paddle FREE (must bring proof of fatherhood)

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Tale of a Scarlet Tanager

Scarlet Tanager

On May 15th, ECO guides Dan, Krista & Eleanor went out for a pre season campout on Hearn Island. There is always lots to see and do:  from illuminescent phosphorescent sand, to the beautiful panoramic views of the North Atlantic. But this trip was special to because we found, what at first, looked to us […]

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First we stretch, Zen we Paddle

ECO Yoga

Yoga and Paddling starts this Sunday! Join our certified yoga instructor Sharon Munson at 8 am Sunday, June 20 for a one our yoga session overlooking the bay, followed by a one hour guided kayaking tour. $30 + tx ($10 for yoga only). Bring a mat and a snack!

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Never leave without Jello

Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid

One thing that ECO does, and does well, is training. The in-house Guide Training Program has got to be one of the most challenging outdoor adventures in Halifax. I had so many firsts when I did my Guide Training Program.  My first advanced first aid course, my first open water capsize, my first overnight on […]

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Guide in Training Night Navigation, now with bioluminescence!

The 2009 – 2010 Guides in Training headed out for their Night Navigation assessment. Given four LAT/LON coordinates they were tasked with plotting a dead reckoning course to each one of the coordinates. Their path took them out to Roger Power Island, then over to Shannon Island all the way into Cub Basin and then […]

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The floats are in, let’s paddle!

The floats are in, let’s paddle!

Down here at East Coat Outfitters we spent a good part of the evening putting our floats back in the water with the help of some kind residents of Lower Prospect and a few of our Kayaking Guides. It was a race against the tide, but thanks to a skillful boom truck operator and some […]

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Evading by Salts & Corks

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Rogues Roost is an isolated cove, with narrows only a few feet deep in some places. It is located in the vicinity of the villages of Lower Prospect and Prospect, Nova Scotia. The Rogue’s Roost and Snow’s Cove of Rogues Roost are the sheltered anchorages in the narrow passages between Roost Island and the mainland. […]

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