Friday, July 30, 2010

Cleanup Saturday, 31 July 2010,

Shiawassee River Cleanup!
Saturday, 31 July 2010, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Join in on this long standing community tradition to care for and celebrate our River!

Volunteers will meet at 9 am in Owosso, Corunna, Henderson and near Vernon and work until noon. Participants recieve a free t-shirt, compliments of Chemical Bank, and lunch from Mancino's of Owosso!

Also, help search for the strangest item or find something for our first Reclaimed Art Contest. Volunteer and community service hours are welcome! Please contact 989-723-9062  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Thank you to our sponsors!!

Visit for more info!
Location : Owosso, Corunna, Henderson, near Vernon, along Shiawassee River
Contact :

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Map Shiawassee River Heritage Water Trail

CLICK on the picture to enlarge


Sara has done an extraordinary job of compiling info
and pushing the project forwards for many years now.

Sara McDonnell
Program Coordinator
University Outreach
V: 810.424.5489
F: 810.424.5484

University of Michigan - Flint
432 N. Saginaw St., Suite 1001
Flint, MI 48502-1950

Many others are involved as well,  


Sunday, July 11, 2010

New children's book focusing on kayaking

Get children involved from an early age --

Kayak Anna and the Palindrome Creek authored by Lina Lukashevich takes a
refreshing twist with sales of this book going towards providing
clean, safe drinking water for children.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Chesaning,Michigan hosts canoe kayak paddle race July 10 2010

Published: Sunday, July 04, 2010, 4:26 PM
Liz Shaw | Flint Journal Liz Shaw | Flint Journal

Chesaning, Michigan - Both experienced competitors and novice pleasure paddlers
are invited to the Parshallburg to Chesaning Paddle Race for canoes and kayaks
on the Shiawassee River, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. July 10.

Participants will unload their canoes and kayaks in the morning at Parshallburg Park,
with shuttle service back to the put-in point from Chesaning at 9 a.m.

Separate race classes will go out in intervals, with the pleasure paddle putting in at 11 a.m
Race results and awards will be announced at 1-2 p.m. with the final river sweep at 5 p.m.

Pre-registration is $15 with a t-shirt or $10 without.
Day-of-race registrations are $15 and do not include a t-shirt.
Pleasure paddlers are $8 for pre-registration or $12 on the day of the event.
Paddlers under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Senior canoe teams must be at least 100 years in combined age.

Details: (989) 845-5706 or e-mail:
Registration forms and mail-in information are available

Sunday, July 04, 2010

Sun damage to kayak

Beware of the sun's harmful rays on your boat

Saturday, July 03, 2010

Canoe livery on Shiawassee River in Holly, Fenton, Linden area

Canoe and Kayak Livery for Shiawassee River in Holly, Fenton, Linden area

Fairbanks Canoes & Kayaks

Linden, Michigan

(810) 287-9618‎

Email‎: fairbankscanoesandkayaks AT‎

Area served‎: Linden, MI, and locations within 25 miles‎

Payment Accepted‎: Check‎‎, Traveler's Check‎‎, Cash‎

Spotting Service For Those W/ Their Own Boats‎: Yes

People can now rent a canoe or kayak locally and have fun on the Shiawassee River