A lot people ask, "What's a canard?!" According to wiki, the term "canard" arose from the appearance of the Santos-Dumont 14-bis of 1906, which reminded the French public of a duck (canard is french for duck). Well if that is the case, the Long-EZ is the sexiest duck I have ever seen!
Ok ok, so let's get technical here.. the Long-EZ was originally designed with a GU-5(11)8 canard airfoil (known as the GU canard). To make the long story short - some Long-EZ pilots complained that they did not have enough elevator trim to fly 'hands-off' while flying through rain. In comes John Roncz and designs the R1145MS canard (known as the Roncz canard).
In April 1985, a subset of the plans were released - complete with instructions and a set of templates for the Roncz canard - available here: Roncz canard plans.