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Paddle Against Petro – Kay-Activisim in Pittsburgh
We need your kayaks!
Have an extra kayak, canoe, raft, submarine or other river-worthy watercraft that we can use to get kayaktivists out on the water? Let us know!
Fill out this quick form to let us know what gear you can let us borrow! And if you want to join us on the water but don’t have a kayak make sure to fill out the form ASAP so we can make sure we have enough kayaks for everybody.
Where: Three Rivers Heritage Trail outside of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
When: meet at 10:00am
What: Press Conference and Rally
A note to participants: Bring your best signs and your fighting spirit, and send a strong message that the petrochemical industry and the related fracking industry is not welcome in our economic future.
(Please read carefully, there are many steps!)
PADDLER ORIENTATION/PARTICIPANT MEETING – MANDATORY FOR ALL PADDLERS
Where: Kayak Pittsburgh North Shore Launch site (1 Federal Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 – the launch is beneath the Roberto Clemente/6th Street Bridge)
What: We will be going over logistics for the kayaction as well as reviewing plans for safety. This is where you’ll get your paddling orders. It is important that everyone participating in the kayaction attend this orientation.