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Paddling Banter: Remember your line!

As it is now the end of another month, it is time for another instalment from Paddling Banter! As we ...

LEGENDS FROM A LOST RIVER: THE BIO BIO ~ “Tu Eres Rico.” by Taz Riggs 

Last summer, two major milestones of my life passed. One, thirty one years had gone by since beginning a career ...

CANOECOPIA 2017 ~ Featuring Guests Lonnie Bedwell and Jim Coffey.

March in the Upper Midwest means Old Man Winter is due to depart, taking with him the ice and leaving ...

GANGA KAYAK FESTIVAL 2017 ~ Huge Success for Paddling in India! by Deepak Rana

Held on February 16-19 in Rishikesh, India, the 2017 edition of Ganga Kayak Festival was a great success! DBP MAGAZINE ...

SLOW DEATH OF THE ZAMBEZI ~ Paul Teasdale on the Batoka Dam.

Dams. As children we are raised to look at them as engineering achievements of the highest order, the pride of ...

PEARLS IN THE MOUNTAINS ~ Excerpt from Chapter One. by Joe Norwood

“Listen,” I said. We sat quietly and listened. Ellie was making contented morning grumbles. Mary lay there, still. The water ...

Raising City Boys to Love the River ~ Criando Meus Filhos para Amar o Rio.

In 2007, my master plan of raising my kids in the outdoors and on the river was off to a ...

GOO ~ An Intelligent Discourse on Oil. by Ythsta Resovich

We have, as a species, married ourselves to a black Gooey substance that was once the bodies of species now ...

DIRT BAG BOOKCLUB ~ Tristan Gooley’s “How to Read Water, Clues and Patterns from Puddles To the Sea”. by Tim Gallaway

We’ve all caught ourselves staring at the water. My local beach is always covered with people going for a stroll ...