Meadows Center hosting ‘Canoeing Guide’ book signing

Premiere paddler and Texas Canoe Racing Hall of Famer Bob Spain will be signing copies of his new book, Bob Spain’s Canoeing Guide and Favorite Texas Paddling Trails, today at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University.

The signing, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. following the check-in for the 56th Annual Texas Water Safari.

Spain is a certified canoe instructor and renowned competitive paddler who helped establish the Texas Paddling Trail program. He was inducted into the Texas Canoe Racing Hall of Fame and continues to compete in canoe races in Texas and around the country, including the grueling Texas Water Safari.

Bob Spain’s Canoeing Guide and Favorite Texas Paddling Trails is the latest addition to the River Books, a series published by Texas A&M University Press and sponsored by The Meadows Center. This 23-book collection illustrates strategies and diverse approaches to river conservation and management.

For more information about the book signing event, go online. To learn more about The Meadows Center’s publications, visit the Meadows Center for Water and Environment's website.

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