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The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'

-Daniel J. Boorstin

Paddling the Broken Group Islands

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Charts Vs Maps

Navigating on the water can be a little tricky for the novice. More than ever before, people rely more heavily on technology to get them from point A to point B. We can easily say, OK Google, take me to Bowman Bay and magically our phone will guide on us on our way. On the water, we usually don’t have the luxury of Google or Siri to navigate for us. 

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Shuyak Marine Debris Clean Up Journey

This is a very well made video of The Shuyak Island Cleanp Project that I participated in last summer. The video was produced by one of the volunteers that came out from Sydney Australia and she was part of the group that replaced us when we had to leave.

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A Plastic Ocean Film Showing April 19th

Watch a free screening of A Plastic Ocean, an award-winning film about the impact of plastic trash in our sea -- and why we should care. Then participate in a fast-paced discussion about how our community is tackling the problem and how you can be a part of the solution. No tickets required. APRIL 19 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at  UW Tacoma, William Philip Hall, 1918 Pacific Ave. View campus map > 

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