Media Links - Gainesville Florida

Atlantic Coastal Kayaker magazine ran Doug Alderson's article about our December 2015 Bartram History Paddle on the St. Johns River in their March 2016 edition (p. 17-20).

Southwest Florida's News-Press and WINK News cover Paddlle Florida's inaugural trip on the Great Calusa Blueway in February 2016.

The Suwannee Democrat ran this story the week before the April 5 Suwannee River Paddling Festival.

The Times, of Apalachicola & Carrabelle on February 26, 2014, posted a piece on the coming March paddle trip on the Ochlockonee.

The The Miami Herald Outdoors section on Dec. 12, 2013, wrote a nice piece on how easy it can be to get on Florida's rivers with Paddle Florida.

Our Town, Gainesville Edition (Vol. 4, Issue 3, Autumn 2013) has a nicely illustrated (pictures by Paddle Florida) piece about Paddle Florida beginning on page 92.

Tampa Bay Newswire posted the 2013-14 Paddle Florida season beginning with the Suwannee River trip in October.

Eye Explore Magazine is a bimonthly digital publication "designed in a coffee table book style...[and] focusing on ecotourism, adventure and fitness travel..."A piece on Paddle Florida made the February 2013 edition and Eye Explore Media gave us a pdf copy to share.

Hernando Today, an online edition of The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times, published a story about the Nov. 30 to Dec. 3 River Ramble on the Wekiva/St. Johns Rivers.

ThePaddler, a monthly publication from the U.K., with features written by some of the best and most experienced paddlers on earth, gives Paddle Florida some international cred with a story in its second online edition, published October 2012.

Florida, features "Getaways to the authentic Florida." Writer Bonnie Gross noted in a July 26, 2012, story the several intriguing paddle trips Paddle Florida has planned for the 2012-2013 season. "Florida's #1 fishing magazine," picked up the Coastal Angler Magazine article, so you can still read it here.

Maddux NewsWire (Tampa Bay's Latest Business News) on June 24, 2012, announced Paddle Florida's 2012-2013 paddling season.

Coastal Angler Magazine (May Orlando Edition) had a story about the "natural attractions" of a Paddle Florida adventure. Go to the online magazine to see the current issue.If you're mobile, try this link.

Read the April 26, 2012, piece in the Miami Herald on how Paddle Florida paddlers have up close and personal encounters with nature and a lot of peace and quiet

Atlantic Coastal Kayaker in its March-April 2012 edition has a feature by Doug Alderson on the Keys Challenge event in January, 2012. You'll have to subscribe to read it, however.

"Breeze," a publication of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 7th District, recounts how Auxiliary members provided a safety patrol and other services for the 2012 Keys Challenge in January. The article begins on page 32 of the Spring 2012 edition and on page 33 includes an embedded short video by the author, Patricia Gross.

ODU Fishing News, an online publication of Outdoor Magazine, has a story about Paddle Florida's March 3-9, 2012, Dam to the Bay adventure. (February 17, 2012)

"River Riders: Be part of a waterway expedition with Paddle Florida" (Palm Beach Post, Feb. 12, 2012) provides a favorable synopsis of Paddle Florida's Dam to the Bay trip on the Ochlockonee River and the St. Johns River Ramble on the Wekiva and St. Johns rivers.

InDEPth Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 4, an eNewsletter from the Florida Department of Envionmental Protection has a short piece about the Keys Challenge in its January 27, 2012, installment., Das Online-Reisemagazin,on December 17 ran a story about the upcoming Keys Challenge. You may not be able to read the German, but the piece includes a nice aerial shot.

Florida Keys 115-Mile Paddle to Mark Over-Sea Railroad Centennial A "News Flash" from the Keys-oriented blog, The Florida Keys & Key West describes in some detail the week-long paddle from John Pennekamp to Key West. Same source, different link: Here. Same story from the printed edition of the Key West Citizen here.

Paddlers unite on Suwannee River, a story in the Suwannee Democrat about the annual Suwannee River paddle.

InDEPth Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 36, Oct. 14, 2011, an eNewsletter from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, features a descriptive article on the annual Suwannee Wilderness Trail trip.

Florida State Parks Enewsletter, in its August 1, 2011, issue has a piece describing the Fall Paddle Florida Suwannee River trip.

Connections Newsletter, Office of Greenways & Trails, Winter 2011 edition, included an article about Paddle Florida's Keys Challenge.

Florida Monthly, May 2011 edition includes a piece about Paddle Florida and its 2011-12 schedule. The story, used with permission, is nicely illustrated with pictures from the January 2011 trip to the Keys. The article puts it succinctly: Paddle Florida, "a break from routine, [is] an exciting experience and a way to see a different, more authentic Florida." Requires Adobe Flash Player to view. Get the Flash version of the story here.

Kayaking the Ochlockonee with Paddle Florida April 2011. This piece by Doug Alderson on the Visit Tallahassee web site is a slightly abbreviated version of the Dam to the Bay trip report. Some nice pictures, too.

Blueway designation could help city Feb. 2, 2011, article in the Fort Meade Leader by Brian Ackley.

Paddle Florida Adventures into Tropical Paradise, the Florida Keys From the Maddux Report news wire, Jan 31, 2011.

Paddle Florida's Peace River Trip and Paddle Florida's Peace River Trip – Fossiling! two videos posted by Kevin Mims of VISIT FLORIDA, the official Florida tourism industry marketing agency.

Paddle Florida's Upcoming Trips: Ochlockonee River and Suwannee River On the Natural North Florida blog site, January 13, 2011.

Tom the kayaker: off on a 123-mile Florida river journey The blog, "Bill's World" on the Gaston Gazetter online e-paper.

Adventure Down the Suwannee with a Paddle Florida Paddler From the Maddux Report News Wire, October 11, 2010.

Paddle Florida Fall Canoeing Event Comes to the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park From the CFM Music Scene & Entertainment News blog, October 7, 2010.

Paddle Florida Opens the Fall Season with its 3rd Annual Fall Paddle Florida On the Maddux Report News Wire, September 20, 2011.

Paddle Florida sets 123-mile trip on the Suwannee River From the Palm Beach Post Travel Smart blog, Sept. 17, 2010.

Paddle Florida, Suwannee River, FL On"Paddling the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail is one of those bucket-list, must-do Florida experiences..."

No rapids required, the online magazine of the Gainesville Sun, April11, 2010 story by Alisson Clark on paddling for fitness.

Paddle Florida Scouts the Florida Keys Fla. Keys Overseas Heritage Trail Trail Talk, Fla Dept. of Environmental Protection, Office of Greenways & Trails

Paddlethe Suwannee... West Palm Beach Kayaking Examiner, 6/8/2010

ConnectionsNewsletter Office of Greenways & Trails

FloridaBicycle AssociationMessenger Spring 2010 issue, page 15

Ridinthe river* Lake, Mar. 1, 2009

FloridaBicycle AssociationMessenger Winter 2009 issue, page 10

PaddleFlorida returns in November Valdosta Daily Times, Oct 5, 2009

SecondPaddle Florida planned*Lake City, Jul. 13, 2008

ASuwannee story The Valdosta Daily Times, Mar 25, 2008

Paddlepower* Lake City,Mar. 23, 2008

Paddlerstackle the Suwannee The Gainesville Sun, Mar 22, 2008

PromotingNorth Fla. eco-tourism The Gainesville Sun, Feb. 17, 2008

FloridaBicycle AssociationMessenger Winter 2008 issue, page 16

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