A Tribune Chronicle article talks about the recent grant gotten to build a canoe/kayak launch in Warren. Thanks go to reporter Allie Vugrincic for the article detailing the grant and launch including talking with our own member Tom Smith. WARREN — Warren’s share in a $588,000 Paddling Enhancement Grant program from the Ohio Department of … Continue reading $588,000 Grant for Warren New Canoe/Kayak Launch
The March FOMR general membership meeting has been canceled due to the threat of the coronavirus. Please be safe in this time and research necessary precautions to keep yourself and others safe.
A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers meeting that was previously in Lordstown, Ohio is now going to be a virtual due to concern of the coronavirus. The meeting is now online at 5 p.m. on March 12th, 2020. Below is a link with more details about the change as well as the meeting itself. https://tinyurl.com/socdwa7
Below is a link to the 2019 special report on paddlesports and safety by The Outdoor Foundation. A tiny URL is also below the link in case the first link does not work. https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.americancanoe.org/resource/resmgr/sei-educational_resources/2019_Special_Report_on_Paddl.pdf http://cdn.ymaws.com/
Recently in the February 13 The Vindicator, an editorial "Early talks on environmental issue good for all") FOMR's position on the GigaPower LLC (GM-LG Chemicals joint venture) plant siting was mistakenly characterized as opposing the plant. In fact, FOMR's board does not oppose the plant or the proposed wetlands mitigation plan. GM's Environmental Group Manager, … Continue reading Response to editorial article