I can’t pass up this window of good weather. I think to myself, “What a great way to celebrate my birthday and my final Great Lakes crossing. I will never forget what I did on my 60th!”
Did you know that seaweed is an excellent natural fertilizer for the garden? That’s right! Seaweed is chock-full of beneficial trace minerals, micro-nutrients, and carbohydrates that stimulate healthy plant growth. Lucky for us, we’re surrounded by oodles of it in the Pacific Northwest.
Before you decide to begin foraging, there are a few things to keep in mind. Always obtain proper permits and licenses for the area you’ll be in. Pay close attention to advisories and beach closures due to potential rising toxicity levels. Practice good stewardship and harvest sustainably ensuring more to come for future generations...
Nick Troutman and Dane Jackson were given the go ahead and approval to jump the fences and give the falls a full scout. Our only limitation was the simple fact that in absolutely no terms were we able to touch ground on Vietnamese land, which pretty much just meant “stay on river left at all times.”
"... My main goal is to continue fighting for diversity in paddlesports."