Citizens offered chance to canoe down Sangamon River

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DECATUR - Macon County Conservation District officials are inviting citizens to taken part in a canoeing event on September 26.

Officials say this event will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on the Sangamon River.  All equipment will be provided, and participants are asked to wear clothes that can get wet and to bring a drink.  Up to two adults and two children will be assigned to a canoe, with a minimum of one adult per canoe.

The fee to participate is $25 per canoe, and space is limited to the first seven canoes.  Additionally, you must register online by September 25.  Those who register will receive more information on the meeting location for this event.

For more information, or to register, visit

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