This is a long drive from the south fork, but some of you may be interested in joining us on this early spring paddle. We will be paddling the lower, tidal reach of the Nissequogue. Forecast looks great.Nissequogue River Paddle: Signs of SpringSaturday April 2710 am – 1 pm[rain date Sunday April 28]This leisurely nature paddle will explore the shoreline of the Nissequogue River, riding the incoming tide from Old Dock Road to Rte. 25, noting signs of spring such as newly arrived breeding birds, the greening up of native plants and possibly a few blossoms. We will also keep an eye out for signs – scat and scent stations – of the river otters that inhabit this waterway. Trip length: 5 miles (car shuttle back to start provided).Leaders: Philip Benvin, Juliana Duryea and Mike Bottini.FEE: $10 per personBoat rentals: Kayak ($40/single; $60/ tandem). Canoe ($60/boat).