Reflections: On feminizing canoe-tripping: Why we chose the name Lily Paddlers

*The term lily paddlers is a play on the term "lily dipper." A lily dipper is a person who paddles close to the surface of the water, without really pushing the canoe forward. Lily pads are an aquatic plant that sit on the surface of the water, thus lily dippers only dip their paddle deep …

Thank you to Lakehead University School of Outdoor Rec!

Today we picked up the remaining gear we require for our trip from the Lakehead University Outdoor Rec Rental Depot! We are so grateful to the Outdoor Rec Depot and Lakehead University School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Tourism for their generous donation of a rental canoe, bear barrels, GPS, SPOT messenger, and other equipment! …