Thank you to all our participants and volunteers! LGRE 2016 is now in the books (and on Facebook, of course!)
June 2-5, 2016 was the first-ever Looking Glass Expedition. It was a four-day, family friendly paddling event that showcased the beauty and tranquility of the Looking Glass River and its watershed. The event began near US-127 and concluded in Portland, where the Looking Glass meets the Grand. Paddlers camped along the river in Dewitt and Wacousta.
The four-day expedition began with check-in and optional camping on the evening of Thursday, June 2 at the DeWitt Riverside Park (405 S. Bridge Street, DeWitt, MI 48820). Friday, June 3 included lunch, short educational presentations and a safety talk. Participants were shuttled to the expedition starting point. Dinner vouchers for local restaurants were offered. Evening activities included tours, presentations and live music. Saturday, June 4 included morning presentations, lunch and then a paddle to Wacousta. Evening activities include more presentations, a catered dinner and live music. And Sunday, June 5 the event commenced in Portland.