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Links to Related Internet Sites

If you find any links that don't work, or would like to add a link, please send an email to waterways@rkc.ca

The stories we can tell. . .

www.out-there.com/BL.htm (2004) - Bill Layman & Lynda Holland are leaving from Selwyn Lake on the NWT /Sask border and paddling down the Dubawnt River to Carey Lake where they will head east through Kamilukuak and Nowleye Lake, joining the Kazan River at Angikuni Lake and finishing in Baker Lake after 700 miles and 40 odd days. They should be underway by about July 01. Bill will be sending daily emails and pictures from the trip as per other years.

Saskatchewan Information

The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan In celebration of Saskatchewan's centennial, The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan is a gift both for and by the people of Saskatchewan of their knowledge and experience to all who would care to know of the people, places and events that have shaped this province's legacy to Canada and the world.
Tourism Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Environment (Parks)
David Dice's Canoeing pages
Meewasin Valley - Meewasin Valley Authority is dedicated to protecting the natural and cultural heritage resources of the South Saskatchewan River Valley in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and area. Meewasin offers programs and projects in river valley education, development and conservation to increase understanding and preservation of a vibrant and healthy river valley ecosystem.
Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan
The Star Phoenix - A local daily newspaper
Saskatchewan Government - includes Saskatchewan Tourism Information
Saskatchewan Northern Affairs
Environment Canada's Air/Weather site

Canadian Resources

Atlas of Canada View detailed topographic maps using "Toporama"
Natural Resources Canada
Dog Ears - Canada's Topographical Map & Book Store
Kayak Yukon - The internet resource for info on paddling in Canada's Yukon Territory, with river levels, weather, coming events and coverage, river descriptions and photos, links, and much more.

Historical

Memories of Deep River, Hunting, Trapping, Fishing,and Fur Farming in Northern Saskatchewan
Arctic Dawn - The Journeys of Samuel Hearne - This is an updated link that takes you to the online books page at the University of Pennsylvania. Over 30,000 books online!
Sigurd F. Olson Home Page - This site explores the life and legacy of Sigurd F. Olson (1899-1982), one of America's most influential conservationists and most loved nature writers of the 20th century. Author of The Lonely Land.
Canada's National History Society - includes The Beaver Magazine
The Hudson's Bay Company Archives
The Alexander Mackenzie Voyageur Route
Provincial Museum of Alberta

Native and Aboriginal

Metis Crafts and Arts Metis Craftsman Mike Gauthier teaches Traditional Birch Bark canoe building courses, Mattawa ON
Native Web
The Metis Man - personal home page of Michael Durocher
Bineshii Creations - A Native American owned business (Bineshii Creations) located on the Leech Lake Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Minnesota in the village of Cass Lake.

Wilderness Preservation

The Canadian Heritage Rivers System is Canada's national river conservation program. It promotes, protects and enhances Canada's river heritage, and ensures that Canada's leading rivers are managed in a sustainable manner.
The David Suzuki Foundation has researched the 10 most effective ways people can protect nature. The Challenge is to pick at least three of these actions and promise to do them over the next year. Each activity is remarkably simple, yet can make a substantial difference. Signing up is effortless, and the 10 steps are amazingly easy!
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society one of Canada's non-profit wilderness protection organizations. Western Canada Wilderness Committee another wilderness preservation organization in Canada.
Environment Canada's National Water Research Institute (NWRI) is Canada's preeminent freshwater research facility, the largest in the country with centres on the shores of the Great Lakes in Burlington, Ontario and in the heart of the Canadian Prairies in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Natural Science - a website maintained by Heron Publishing who also publish two international peer-reviewed journals, Tree Physiology and Archaea.

Organizations & Clubs

Westman Wilderness Club - Manitoba
Bow Waters Canoe Club - Calgary, Alberta
Saskatoon Canoe Club
Manitoba Recreational Canoeing Association
Canadian Recreational Canoeing Association (CRCA)
American Canoe Association
American Whitewater Affiliation

Canoeing & Outdoor Links

Fresh Air Experience offers a large selection of canoes, kayaks, paddles, pfd's and many other paddling accessories. They also offer certified courses and clinics, rentals and demos to test paddle that canoe or kayak you are interested in.
Canoe Universe
Ya'Gotta: Western Canadian Adventure Travel
Canoeing & Visual Art - The Mason Family This site showcases pictures and stories of Bill Mason's films, books and paintings on canoeing; Becky Mason's art and canoe courses; Paul Mason's canoe cartoons and canoeing photographs and much more.
Paddling.net
Wave Length Paddling Magazine
GORP - Great Outdoor Recreation Pages
INFOHUB Canoeing/Kayaking Page
Champaign Canoeing Ltd. - Whitewater Open Canoe Paddling School, based in New York
Equipped To Survive - The Survival Equipment and Techniques Web Site.
Norwegian Canoe Association
Canoe Camper is a site for everyone who camps by canoe, especially those who bring their children.
Canadian Ways Canoeing

Equipment

The Bark Canoe Store features handmade birchbark canoes, fiberglass birch bark replica canoes, wood/canvas replica canoes, museum quality miniature birchbark canoes and paddles.
REI - gear store on the Internet
Boat Owner's World
Northwoods Canoe Company Ltd. - Manufactures and supplies quality canoes, kayaks, accessories and outdoor equipment.
Cascade Outfitters - Cascade Outfitters sells recreational equipment for whitewater and outdoor enthusiasts.

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