2011 Atlantic Paddle Symposium

2011 Atlantic Paddle Symposium

Atlantic Paddle Symposium 2011 – Committed 2 the Core Blogspot ECO Guides, Kirk, Eleanor and I had the opportunity to attend the 2011 Atlantic Paddle Symposium up in Tera Nova National Park Newfoundland. We set out from Nova Scotia a few days early with the hopes of catching some icebergs off of twillingate. Kirk had […]

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Roadside Cleanup & BBQ

Clean Up Superheros

May 12th the residents of Lower Prospect, Nova Scotia set out to clean up their community. Over 30 bags of trash, and a few tires were picked up from along the road. The cleanup crew managed to clean all the way from the cross roads to the government wharf in one afternoon. After the cleanup […]

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Winter Wildlife

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The wildlife changes around ECO during the winter.  Migratory birds leave us, grasses and heathers loose their color, but winter brings us some equally fantastic wildlife sights!  Here’s a few notable things that have crossed out kayaks this winter! Longtail Cockawee – Old Squaw Ducks Common during winter in the sheltered bays. They are a […]

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ECO @ Atlantic Outdoor Sports & R.V. Show

ECO @ Atlantic Outdoor Sports & R.V. Show

The Atlantic Outdoor Sports & R.V. Show is coming up March 11th,12th & 13th. East Coast Outfitters will be there with Old Creel Canoe & Kayak. If you’re in town stop by and check us out. Senior Guides Kirk Dauphinee and Karl Vollmer will be there to answer your questions about East Coast Outfitters tours, […]

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2010 – 2011 Guides in Training – Back in the classroom

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This years Guides in Training are back in the classroom after a holiday break. They will spend 4 weeks with Dave Adler learning Tides, Wind, Waves, Weather, Navigation and the other hard skills they need to be safe and efficient paddlers. Next they’ll head to the pool for rescues and rolls training before heading back […]

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Guide Training under way

GITs 2010

Guide Training began in earnest this weekend, despite the very wet, very windy weather. 12 brave paddlers joined Dave Adler and other ECO instructors on the comprehensive training program. They will emerge in June as certified ECO guides. Good luck, folks!

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Want to be an ECO Guide?

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Guide Training begins Halloween weekend. Spooky….

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Here’s lookin’ at you, Earl

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Sadly, the power went out around 11:15am.   The Wx station stopped logging online, but continued logging internally until the power was back on.  When we checked, the highest recorded wind gust during the Hurricane period was 126.7km/hr 11:07am Sept 4th 2010 Wind gust of 99.8 km/hr recorded by our Weather Station 10:27am Sept 4th 2010 […]

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More Recent Trips and Wildlife

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The Big  Clam The Quahog takes 40 years to reach 4 inches in length. A four inch long Quahog will filter a gallon of water every hour. In terms of size, this Quahog is classified a “chowder clam” or more commonly in Nova Scotia,  “bar clam”. Quahogs are among the longest lived marine organisms in […]

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