Waterway at Launch: Three Mile Creek
Launch Cost: Free
Destination: One Mile Creek and the Maple Street canal to open up access across blocked areas for the scheduled October 22 Clean Up The Bottom event.
Distance: 3-3/4 miles (round trip).
Time Paddling: 1-1/2 hours
Weather: Sunny and warm. Slight breeze. Tide falling. Current less than 0.5 mph. Waters slick. It was a beautiful day though a bit humid.
|Header Image is a photo of White Ibis.|
|Baby insect eaters (spiders) in the shoreline vegetation.|
|Will rakes away a vegetation clot blocking the Maple Street canal.|
|I used an old handsaw to cut through the thicker grass. It was dirty work. There is a layer of trash underneath the grasses.|
|Diligent work for about an hour led to success. We had opened a channel through the weedberg.|
|Tom and Will head back out to One Mile Creek.|
|Do you see a dozen White Ibis in this tree?|
|Will and Tom paddle on Three Mile Creek and pass by a limb overhanging the water with three White Ibis on it.|