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Kayaking & Clean Up – White Rock Lake – Dallas (12/12/09)

Posted by youngsierrans on September 10, 2009

wrlsuPlease join us at White Rock Lake as part of the Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-up organized each month by the For the Love of the Lake organization. We will be joining the Kayak Power (KP) cleaning team. Optional group brunch follows at Another Broken Egg, which is located in the same shopping center as the For the Love of the Lake office.

Date: Saturday – Dec 12th, 2009

Times:
Kayak/Clean up: 9-11am;
Brunch: 11:15-12:45pm

RSVP: By Friday, 12/11, so we have a rough estimate for kayaks.

Meeting Locations/Times:
+ Option 1 – Meet at the For The Love Of The Lake office (1152 N Buckner Blvd, 75218 – map) after 8:00am to have a complimentary breakfast and pick up clean up supplies. Peter (green t-shirt) will be here until 8:40 and then drive over to meet the KP group at the lake (option 2).
+ Option 2 – Meet at KP’s adopted section of the lake, Jackson Point (West side of the lake; 4100 West Lawther Dr, 75214 – map) around 9:00am. Look for the black Toyota truck and trailer hauling 20+ kayaks. See the above KP link for more info.

Weather Policy: Kayak Power will be there rain, snow, wind or shine. Unless this site states differently, so will the Young Sierrans.

Details: Kayak Power will provide all necessary kayaking and cleaning gear. KP cleans the shoreline of WR Lake from the water. Meaning, we’ll paddle around and collect debris on the lake which isn’t reachable or is challenging to reach from the shore. After collecting trash for about an hour, KP allows participants kayak around the lake until about 11am. Plan on getting a little dirty and wet.

Cost: Free to participate!! Lunch – Individual responsibility.

Consider Bringing: drinking water, towel, appropriate clothing, change of clothes.

White Rock Local Market: Be sure to check out the White Rock Local Market which is held from 8am-1pm on the second Saturday of each month at the Green Spot.  The GS is located at 702 N. Buckner Blvd. (at Northcliff Dr.), just north of the FTLOTL office.

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Kayaking & Clean Up – White Rock Lake – Dallas (8/8/09)

Posted by youngsierrans on July 7, 2009

wrlsu1Please join us at White Rock Lake as part of the Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-up organized each month by the For the Love of the Lake organization. We will be joining the Kayak Power (KP) cleaning team. Optional group lunch follows at Another Broken Egg, which is located in the same shopping center as the For the Love of the Lake office.

Date: Saturday – August 8th, 2009

RSVP: By Friday, 8/7, so we have a rough estimate for kayaks.

Meeting Locations/Times:
+ Option 1 – Meet at the For The Love Of The Lake office (1152 N Buckner Blvd, 75218 – map) after 8:00am to have a complimentary breakfast and pick up clean up supplies. Peter (green shirt) will be here until 8:40 and then drive over to meet the KP group.
+ Option 2 – Meet at KP’s adopted section of the lake, Jackson Point (West side of the lake; 4100 West Lawther Dr, 75214 – map) around 9:00am. Look for the black truck and trailer hauling 20+ kayaks. See the above KP link for more info.

Weather Policy: Kayak Power will be there rain, snow, wind or shine. Unless this site states differently, so will the Young Sierrans.

Details: Kayak Power will provide all necessary kayaking and cleaning gear. KP cleans the shoreline of WR Lake from the water. Meaning, we’ll paddle around and collect debris on the lake which isn’t reachable or is challenging to reach from the shore. After collecting trash for about an hour, KP allows participants kayak around the lake until about 11am. Plan on getting a little dirty and wet. We’ll kayak for as long as we want.

Cost: Free to participate!! Lunch – Individual responsibility.

Consider Bringing: drinking water, sunblock, hat, towel, appropriate weather protection (maybe pants – open kayaks expose your legs to the sun), change of pants/shorts.

White Rock Local Market: Be sure to check out the White Rock Local Market which is held from 8am-noon on the second Saturday of each month at the Green Spot.  The GS is located at 702 N. Buckner Blvd. (at Northcliff Dr.), just north of the FTLOTL office.

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Kayaking & Clean Up – White Rock Lake – Dallas (6/13/09)

Posted by youngsierrans on May 28, 2009

wrlsu1Please join us at White Rock Lake as part of the Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-up organized each month by the For the Love of the Lake organization. We will be joining the Kayak Power (KP) cleaning team. Optional group lunch follows at Another Broken Egg, which is located in the same shopping center as the For the Love of the Lake office.

Date: Saturday – June 13th, 2009

Meeting Locations/Times:
+ Option 1 – Meet at the For The Love Of The Lake office (1152 N Buckner Blvd, 75218 – map) after 8:00am to have a complimentary breakfast and pick up clean up supplies. Candace (blue shirt – 214.477.2094) will be here until 8:40 and then drive over to meet the KP group.
+ Option 2 – Meet at KP’s adopted section of the lake, Jackson Point (West side of the lake; 4100 West Lawther Dr, 75214 – map) around 9:00am. Look for the truck and trailer hauling 20+ kayaks. See the above KP link for more info.

Weather Policy: Kayak Power will be there rain, snow, wind or shine. Unless this site states differently, so will the Young Sierrans.

Details: Kayak Power will provide all necessary kayaking and cleaning gear. KP cleans the shoreline of WR Lake from the water. Meaning, we’ll paddle around and collect debris on the lake which isn’t reachable or is challenging to reach from the shore. After collecting trash for about an hour, KP allows participants kayak around the lake. Plan on getting a little dirty and wet. We’ll kayak for as long as we want.

Cost: Free to participate!! Lunch – Individual responsibility.

Consider Bringing: drinking water, sunblock, hat, towel, appropriate weather protection (maybe pants – open kayaks expose your legs to the sun), change of pants/shorts.

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Kayaking and Clean Up – White Rock Lake – Dallas (4/11/09)

Posted by youngsierrans on April 2, 2009

wrlsuPlease join us on Easter weekend as we do some spring cleaning at White Rock Lake as part of the Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-up organized each month by the For the Love of the Lake organization.  We will be joining the Kayak Power (KP) cleaning team.  Optional group lunch follows.

Date: Saturday – April 11th, 2009

Meeting Locations/Times:
+ Option 1 – Meet at the For The Love Of The Lake office (1152 N Buckner Blvd, 75218 – map) after 8:00am to have a complimentary breakfast and pick up clean up supplies.  Peter (green t-shirt) will be here until 8:40 and then drive over to meet the KP group.
+ Option 2 – Meet at KP’s adopted section of the lake, Jackson Point (West side of the lake; 4100 West Lawther Dr, 75214 – map) by 9:00am. Look for the truck and trailer hauling 20 kayaks. See the above KP link for more info.

Weather Policy: Kayak Power will be there rain, snow, wind or shine.  Unless this site states differently, so will the Young Sierrans.

Details: Kayak Power will provide all necessary kayaking and cleaning gear. KP cleans the shoreline of WR Lake from the water. Meaning, we’ll paddle around and collect debris on the lake which isn’t reachable or is challenging to reach from the shore. After collecting trash for about an hour, KP allows participants kayak around the lake. Plan on getting a little dirty and wet.  We’ll kayak for as long as we want.

Cost: Free to participate!!  Lunch – Individual responsibility.

Consider Bringing: drinking water, sunblock, hat, towel, appropriate weather protection (maybe pants – open kayaks expose your legs to the sun), change of pants/shorts.

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White Rock Lake Clean Up with Kayak Power (2009)

Posted by youngsierrans on July 8, 2008

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* 2009 Update *
The Young Sierrans are not regularly participating in this clean up effort in 2009.  However, Peter and a few others may participate during any given clean up.  Send Peter an email if you want to know if he, or anyone else, will be out there for a specific weekend.

The Kayak Power (KP) White Rock Lake Clean Up effort is on-going – you don’t need to contact Peter to participate with Kayak Power.

Dates: Monthly – 2nd Saturday

Meeting Locations/Times:
Option 1 – Meet at the For The Love Of The Lake office (Casa Linda Plaza) after 8:00 AM to check in, have a complimentary breakfast and pick up clean up supplies.
Option 2 – Meet at KP’s adopted section of the lake Jackson Point (West side of the lake; 4100 West Lawther Dr, 75214) by 9:00 AM. See the above KP link for a map of the lake and Jackson Point location.

Weather Policy: Kayak Power will be there rain, snow, wind or shine.  Unless this site states differently, so will the Young Sierrans.

Details: Kayak Power will provide all necessary kayaking gear and life vest. KP cleans the shoreline of WR Lake from the water. Meaning, we’ll paddle around and collect debris around the lake which isn’t reachable or is challenging to reach from the shore. After collecting trash for about an hour, KP allows for participants to kayak around the lake, if they’re interested. Plan on getting a little dirty and wet.

Cost: Free!!

Consider Bringing: drinking water, sunblock, hat, towel, appropriate weather protection (maybe pants – open kayaks expose your legs to the sun).

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White Rock Lake Clean Up with Kayak Power (6/14/08)

Posted by youngsierrans on May 12, 2008

Placeholder for possible Young Sierrans and Kayak Power White Rock Lake Clean Up effort (part of the 2nd Saturday, For The Love Of The Lake, monthly White Rock Shoreline Spruce-Up).

Date: Saturday, June 14th, 2008

Time: Meet at the FTLOTL office (Casa Linda Plaza) after 8:00 AM to check in, have a complimentary breakfast and pick up clean up supplies. Peter will be there from 8:00 to 8:30. Meet at KP’s adopted section of the lake Jackson Point (West side of the lake; 3700 West Lawther Dr, 75214) by 9:00 AM. See the above KP link for a map of the lake and Jackson Point.

Details: Kayak Power will provide all necessary kayaking gear and life vest. KP cleans the shoreline of WR Lake from the water. Meaning, we’ll paddle around and collect debris around the lake which isn’t reachable or is challenging to reach from the shore. After collecting trash for a couple hours, KP allows for participants to kayak around the lake, if they’re interested.

Cost: Free!! But you’ll probably get your hands a little dirty.

Consider Bringing: water, sunblock, hat, maybe pants (open kayaks expose your legs to the sun).

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