Presentation by Hap Wilson, canoeist, writer, conservationist

Hap Wilson has been a wilderness tripper and guide for over 45 years. A self-taught writer, artist and photographer, he is also one of Canada’s best-known canoeists and the author of several books, including Temagami: A Wilderness Paradise, Canoeing and Hiking Wild Muskoka, Missinaibi: Journey to the Northern Sky, Wilderness Rivers of Manitoba, and Rivers of the Upper Ottawa Valley. His hand-drawn maps and illustrations were featured in Voyages: Canada’s Heritage Rivers, which won the Natural Resources of America Award for Best Environmental Book. He’s also the recipient of the prestigious Bill Mason Award for lifetime river conservation work. Hap lives with his wife and two children in the Muskoka and Temagami Lakes district of Ontario.

Webinar Series

March 29, 2023 7:30pm

Paddle Canada is proud to be part of Get Kids Paddling, an organization that has been working together for years, and has recently incorporated as a national not-for-profit organization. The mission of Get Kids Paddling is to Support organizations that foster the engagement of children and youth in paddling experiences across Canada. Promote opportunities for children and youth across Canada to play and learn through paddling self-propelled watercraft. Connect children and youth across Canada with local paddling experiences and remote expeditions.

In 2023, Get Kids Paddling is launching a FREE webinar series. All are welcome to join!