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News from 2010


Sauk River Earth Day Clean-up and Sauk Ness Monster Hunt

 

The annual Sauk River Earth Day Clean-up and Sauk Ness Monster Hunt took place on May 1, 2010 at River's Edge Park in Waite Park. Volunteers cleaned the portion of the Sauk River adopted by the Friends of the Sauk River. Four people spotted the Sauk Ness monster and won gift cards. A special thanks to all of the volunteers and those who helped sponsor the event.

 

Canoe and Kayaking Event

 

The Friends of the Sauk River held a canoe and kayaking paddling event on June 25, 2010. Nearly 70 people turned out to paddle the beautiful Sauk River from CR 121 to Anton's Restaurant.  It was a great day to paddle a fun river!

 

Give It. Get It. Clean-up and Buckthorn Removal

 

On October 10, 2010 as part of Give It. Get It. days, the Friends of the Sauk River held a river clean-up and buckthorn removal at Frogtown Park in Cold Spring. Over 40 people volunteered and nearly 2 dump trucks of buckthron was removed. A special thanks to all of the volunteers.

 

Friends of the Sauk River Receive Grant

 

In October, the Friends of the Sauk River received a $2,500 grant from The North Face Explore Fund to create a canoe library. The canoe library will lend canoes and equipment to people in the community who would not otherwise have access. Youth participation will be a special emphasis of the canoe library.