The 19th Annual Quiet Water Symposium
Saturday, March 3, 2014
Michigan State University Pavilion, E. Lansing, MI
9:00 am to 5:30 pm
nearly two decades the Quiet Water Symposium has celebrated
non-motorized outdoor recreation and a shared concern for
our Great Lakes environment. Last year nearly 2000 persons
attended this annual event. This year’s program will feature
seminars by noted outdoor authors Kevin Callan, Cliff
Jacobson and Doc Fletcher. In addition to these seminars
will be interactive displays manned by knowledgeable
enthusiasts and experts on topics such as wooden boat
building, camp cooking, cycling, kayaking and protecting our
watersheds and environment. The exhibition hall will hold
many vendors and outfitters all available to help you chose
the right gear, adventure location or classes with which to
get the proper start.
This year’s symposium will include a special presentation on exploring Lake Michigan by dugout canoe as well as featuring lectures and seminars from noted outdoor authors, Gary and Joanie McGuffin. Dr. Erin Howard will instruct us on K-9 First Aid in the field. Boat building and restoration demonstrations will be given by Mackinaw Watercraft and Columbia Wooden Boat Works. Other areas of interest will be spotlighted by the MSU Sailing Club, Cycling Clubs, Quiet World Sports and many environmental groups.
The Quiet Water Society, sponsor of the symposium has promoted non-consumptive outdoor activities and sports since before it was the “in” thing to do. Our commitment to conservation education allows more than 40 non-profit groups to participate on a no-charge basis. We invite everyone to come to the MSU Pavilion and find hundreds of ways to enhance your outdoor experience. Get an early jump on your summer by attending. For more information on the Quiet Water Symposium visit www.quietwatersymposium.org.