Don’t Rattle the Paddles

  • Erika Canaveral, 11, of West Lebanon, left, her sister Isabelle, 11, second from left, and Wyndam Withington, 10, right, get a lesson in how to handle their paddles from Ray DePaola, an instructor with the L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery School during a free kayak session held as part of the River Splash at Kilowatt Park in Wilder, Vt., Sunday, July 16, 2017. The National Park Service hosted the event as part of their Boots to Boats initiative which began in 2016 during the Park Service's centennial to promote the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller and St. Gaudens National Historic Sites and the Appalachian Trail and Connecticut Rivers as a link between them. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Monday, July 17, 2017