Canoeing Lessons at Russell Wildlife Area

Have you ever wanted to learn the basics about canoeing? Join the Mahaska County Conservation Board at the Russell Wildlife Area on Thursday, August 11th from 6:30-8:00 pm.  On this summer evening program,  participants will learn the basics of canoeing skills and safety. After practicing, we will test your new skills with some fun water games! This will be a good introductory lesson if you plan on going on the Canoe & Kayak Float on August 20th or simply want to try canoeing and have while learning.

All ages are welcome to participate in this free program.  However, pre-registration is required to participate. Contact MCCB at (641)673-9327 or  The Russell Wildlife Area is located at 2254 – 200th Street, New Sharon, IA 50207 which is 5 miles north of Oskaloosa on Hwy. 63 and one mile east on 200th Street.


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