Wednesday, October 24, 2007

2006 Top 10 AA NiMH Batteries by Integrity

The real deal on rechargeable nickel metal hydride batteries used in Garmin GPS units, Petzl Duo Led 14 headlamps, CatEye OptiCube biking lamps, VHF radios, etc., etc.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

EcoTourism - DownRiver Rebirth in Detroit, Michigan

A great video explaining the wonderful paddling resources in the Detroit, Michigan area.

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Metropolitan Affairs Coalition (MAC)of Detroit, Michigan

Friday, October 19, 2007

Inter-Active Google Map for Shiawassee River

Click on the Map - It's interactive with your mouse.
All the buttons function - Zoom, Pan, Satellite, Hybrid, etc.

Just click and it works ! --Satellite view shows the river well.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Kayaking - Waterproof Digital Camera - Pentax Optio W30

* Waterproof down to 10 feet! - Perfect for kayakers, canoeists, paddlers of all sorts.* Excellent underwater image and movie quality - great for snorkeling, pools, bathtubs, etc.* Digital shake reduction - ideal for waves and surf which bounce the camera around. Marek Uliasz has an excellent web page for kayak photography, many tips, hints

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Thursday, October 11, 2007

Midpoint Landing on the Shiawassee River

The twisting headwaters of the Shiawassee River surprises people with it's beauty in OakLand County. The seven miles of the premier paddling river from Holly to Fenton seems like a long way for many paddlers. A mid-point landing is really needed for true optimal recreational enjoyment.

"Mighty 200" is the answer.
We are looking for 200 people willing to contribute $100 each
-- $25 each month for four months.
Together these donors will show their "might" by raising enough money to purchase an acre of land at Fish Lake Road.

Donation Link:

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Headwaters Trails Inc. is a non-profit group (501 c3)

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Head Waters Trails Inc.

Headwaters Trails Inc. is a non-profit group dedicated to the construction of a trail network in North Western Oakland County's Headwaters region in Michigan. The group creates new recreational opportunities for residents and visitors. Contact Sue Julian 248.634.3523 ph. or sjulian @ for more info on projects.

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Friday, October 05, 2007

WaterWorks Park in Holly, Michigan

-WaterWorks Park -
602 South Broad St, Holly, MI 48442-1674
It's on Broad Street aka (Milford Road) in Holly,Michigan
Launch for Shiawassee River paddles between Holly & Fenton

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Paddle Video Shiawassee River Holly Fenton Michigan

Video of various scenes on the Shiawassee River along the 7 mile navigable canoe kayak waterway.Launched at WaterWorks Park on Broad Street in Holly, Michigan and the Take Out was at Strom Park in Fenton, Michigan.

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Thursday, October 04, 2007

Shiawassee River Map

New Link Shiawassee River Heritage Water Trail Map of Shiawassee River between Holly and Fenton in Michigan used by both canoe paddlers and kayak paddlers

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