Finding the ivory-billed woodpecker – please pack a kayak

I love that the key tool for finding the previously-thought-not-be-extinct,-now-maybe-not ivory-billed woodpecker is a kayak. In this piece, Auburn group discovers elusive bird in Florida, they describe another team’s use of the craft in their work. And therein is demonstrated the beauty of a kayak – quick, quite, maneuverable, portable – we owe a great debt to the Arctic “engineers” who came up with this concept.

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