Banks Lake Full July Moon Paddle, 2019-06-17

Leisurely sunset paddle and watch the full moon rise over the Banks Lake, our mini-Okefenokee in Lanier County, Georgia, with ospreys, fish, turtles, birds, and bats in the cypress trees. Remember to BRING A LIGHT for your boat or some type of light to have on yourself (glow stick, head lamp, or flashlight) so other boaters can see you in the dark.

When: Gather 7:30 PM, Launch 8:00 PM, Monday, July 17, 2019
Sunset: 8:38 p.m.; moonrise: 9:06 p.m.

Put In: Banks Lake Boat Ramp, 307 Georgia 122, Lakeland, GA 31635.

GPS: 31.034824, -83.096725

Take Out: Banks Lake Boat Ramp

Bring: the usual personal flotation device, boat paddles, food, drinking water, warm clothes, and first aid kit. Also trash pickers and trash bags: every WWALS outing is also a cleanup. And a a light! It’s going to be dark.

Free: This outing is free to WWALS members, and $10 (ten dollars) for non-members. We recommend you support the work of WWALS by becoming a WWALS member today!

Event: facebook, meetup

Moon and boat light
Photo: John S. Quarterman, May 2019 Banks Lake Full Moon Paddle.

Duration: 3hours

Shuttle distance: none

Shuttle duration: none

Paddle distance: 3 miles

Paddle duration: 2.5hours

Host: Shirley Kokidko

Contact: Shirley Kokidko

Backup: in case of high or low water is: the next night.

More Full Moons: Here are all the full moons for this year:

WeekdayDate Name Sunset MoonriseEtc.
Monday January 21, 2019 Wolf 5:59 p.m. 6:45 p.m.
Tuesday February 19, 2019 Snow 6:23 p.m. 6:39 p.m.
Wednesday March 20, 2019
March 19 alternate date
Worm 7:44 p.m. 7:23 p.m. Spring Equinox
Friday April 19, 2019 Pink 8:03 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Saturday May 18, 2019 Flower 8:23 p.m. 8:20 p.m.
Monday June 17, 2019 Strawberry 8:38 p.m. 9:06 p.m. 4 days before Summer Solstice
Tuesday July 16, 2019 Buck 8:37 p.m. 8:41 p.m.
Thursday August 15, 2019 Sturgeon 8:15 p.m. 8:41 p.m.
Saturday September 14, 2019 Corn 7:40 p.m. 8:19 p.m. 9 days before Fall Equinox
Sunday October 13, 2019 Hunter’s 7:04 p.m. 7:22 p.m.
Tuesday November 12, 2019 Beaver 5:37 p.m. 6:02 p.m.
Thursday December 12, 2019 Cold 5:32 p.m. 6:10 p.m. 9 days before Winter Solstice

Monthly: The WWALS Outings Committee will hold a full moon paddle at each of these dates, provided that one of their number signs up to lead the paddle two weeks in advance.

More:

For more WWALS outings and events as they are posted, see the WWALS calendar or the WWALS outings and events web page. WWALS members also get an upcoming list in the Tannin Times newsletter.

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

You can join this fun and work by becoming a WWALS member today!

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