“There’s nothing like being on the water.” Adventure down the Mississippi with Paddle Forward as they use the river as a dynamic classroom, motivate young people to invest in and protect their rivers, and encourage urban communities to #FindYourPark. Paddle Forward is a program of Wild River Academy, a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging communities in watershed education and outdoor recreation. This provides a snapshot of the discovery, learning and focus that has grown from Paddle Forward program among its leaders. The National Park Service and River Management Society work in partnership to promote river conservation, recreation, and management.
Credit/Author: Tensegrity Productions and Paddle Forward, with support from the National Park Service and River Management Society.