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Family Fun on the Wolf River

A total of 80 people of all ages - 32 on July 2 and 48 on July 22 - have enjoyed our Sunday afternoon Family Fun Paddles on the urban Wolf River.  The combination of a relatively easy and centrally located river section and wonderful, helpful river guides led by Conservancy Outreach Director Jim Gafford make these paddle trips very popular!  Families paddle from the Germantown Pkwy boat access to the ramp at Walnut Grove, with stops along to way to swim and play. 

On Sat., July 14th, 17 people joined us at Bateman Bridge for our annual Wolf River Stream Stroll to play in the water, dig in the sand, and net up small aquatic creatures to observe in a pan of water.  Everyone got to see small fish including a madtom and a darter, mussels, and lots of aquatic insects. River guides Jeff and Eileen Sojourner brought a daughter and two grandkids, and grandson Cooper found a large Pistolgrip Mussel, perhaps the same one he found last year!

    

  

  

    Damselfly nymph

   Cooper and Mussel

 

Posted by Cathy Justis at 3:53 PM