Free Youth Raft Trips this Summer! Come spend the day on the river with the Mid Klamath Watershed Council and the Klamath River Outfitters. Have fun while improving habitat along the river! Sign-up at MKWC, or contact carol@mkwc.org530-627-3202.
July 7th: Ages 12-15, Happy Camp: Indian Creek to Wingate
July 14th: Ages 7-9, Orleans: Ullathorne to Big Bar
July 21st: Ages 10-12, Somes Bar: Persido to Stuarts Bar
 
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rafting_crop.jpgMKWC offers a series of cost-free restoration raft trips to youth in the Mid Klamath region. Restoration raft trips are based on experiential education as students learn about local ecology, wildlife, botany, fisheries, and participate in hands-on restoration projects. Past restoration activities have included invasive weed removal, fish passage improvement, fish habitat enhancement, tree planting, and river clean-up. Other activities include snorkeling and juvenile fish identification, surveying and diving for freshwater mussels, and receiving presentations from natural and cultural resource specialists.

These raft trips are a challenging adventure for local youth that foster an appreciation for their environment. In addition, participants have an opportunity to meet youth from other towns along the river, and make summer friendships. All raft trips are cost-free and lunch is provided. MKWC contracts to the Klamath River Outfitters, our local licensed and insured raft guides. http://www.klamathriveroutfitters.com/.

Raft Trip Liability Release Forms are available in the "Publications, Curriculum, and Forms" section.

Please contact Carol Earnest at carol@mkwc.org or 530-627-3202 to sign up or for more information.