WFSU Home1600 Red Barber Plaza, Tallahassee, FL 32310  ⋅  p: (850) 487-3170  ⋅  e: dimensions@wfsu.org  ⋅  Contact Us

October 31, 2012

EcoAdventures - Paddling the Apalachicola on RiverTrek 2012, Part 1

The player will be placed here

Produced by: Rob Diaz de Villegas
Original Air Date: October 31, 2012

RiverTrek is a yearly fundraiser for the Apalachicola Riverkeeper. A group of paddlers kayak down 105 miles of the Apalachicola River, from the Woodruff Dam to Apalachicola Bay. They want to raise awareness of the issues facing the river and bay.

On days 1 and 2, the trekkers paddled the upper Apalachicola, camping and resting on wide sandbars overlooked by tall river bluffs. They explored the area around the river as well, where a hike in Torreya State Park leads to impromptu spelunking, and the trekkers climb the tallest river bluff in Florida.

For more videos on the Apalachicola River and Bay, visit the In the Grass, On the Reef blog:

WFSU In the Grass, On the Reef

View More Videos

Related Videos
  • RiverTrek Part 2: Apalachicola's Bluffs and Tupelo Swamps

    November 20, 2013 ⋅ For more content on the Apalachicola River and Bay...
  • RiverTrek Part 1: Hiking and Kayaking the Apalachicola River

    November 13, 2013 ⋅ For more content on the Apalachicola River and Bay...
  • Biking and Kayaking Trails at Lake Lafayette

    September 25, 2013 ⋅ EcoAdventurers in Tallahassee have a wealth of wil...
  • RiverTrek 2013 Preview: A Turbulent Year in Apalachicola

    August 28, 2013 ⋅ In September of 2012, the winter oyster bars of Ap...
  • EcoAdventures - Slave Canal Kayak and Canoe Adventure

    June 19, 2013 ⋅ For more information on Slave Canal, visit: WFS...