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Years ago, we saw this proverb on the The Wilderness Society's home page. We think it says it all and is more relevant today than ever. We're a supporter of good environmental stewardship. If your organization meets our standards for reasonable protection of our natural surroundings, we would like to include you on this page. Contact us:  INFO@CanoeingUSA.com As paddlers,we have the responsibility to preserve and care for the environment we require for life, for the enjoyment of our sport, and that we cherish for it's beauty. Here's a list of respected, non-profit organizations working toward that goal. American Rivers American Rivers is a national non-profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring healthy natural rivers and the variety of life they sustain for people, fish, and wildlife. American Whitewater American Whitewater restores rivers dewatered by hydropower dams, eliminates water degradation, improves public land management and protects public access to rivers for responsible recreational use. Earthjustice Earthjustice is the nonprofit law firm for the environment, representing without charge, hundreds of public interest clients, large and small. Earthjustice works through the courts to safeguard public lands, national forests, parks, and wilderness areas; to reduce air and water pollution; to prevent toxic contamination; and to preserve endangered species and wildlife habitat. Founded in 1971 as Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Earthjustice has played a leading role in shaping the development of environmental law. Environmental Defense Fund Environmental Defense is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations. Among these rights are clean air, clean water, healthy food and flourishing ecosystems. Leave No Trace Center For Outdoor Ethics Leave No Trace builds awareness, appreciation and respect for our wild lands. National Audubon Society Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. National Parks Conservation Association “We believe that America's National Parks and historical sites embody the American spirit. They are windows to our past, homes to some of our rarest plants and animal species, and places where every American can go to find inspiration, peace, and open space." National Wildlife Federation To hunters, anglers, hikers, birders, wildlife watchers, boaters, climbers, campers, cyclists, gardeners, farmers, forest stewards, and other outdoor enthusiasts, our conservation ethic represents a sacred duty and obligation to protect and build upon our conservation heritage for the sake of wildlife, ourselves, our neighbors, and most of all, for future generations. Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of more than 1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy  environment for all living things. Quetico Foundation The Quetico Foundation is a registered charity which is dedicated to the protection of wilderness class parks, and particularly Quetico Park, Ontario, Canada. The Foundation was formed as part of the joint American-Canadian effort to protect the unique wilderness areas in the borderlands, west of Lake Superior. River Alliance of Wisconsin The River Alliance is Wisconsin’s only conservation organization devoted to restoring and protecting the state’s rivers and streams. Sierra Club “Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. The Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization." The Nature Conservancy The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. The Pew Charitable Trusts The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life. The Wilderness Society Our Mission: Deliver to future generations an unspoiled legacy of wild places, with all the precious values they hold: Biological diversity; clean air and water; towering forests, rushing rivers, and sage-sweet, silent deserts. Trout Unlimited Because Trout Unlimited's mission is to improve the quality of our rivers, their work benefits the paddling community as well and they deserve our support. Trout Unlimited’s mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America’s trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds. Truck Locator Online "Climate change is high on the agenda of many governments and scientists as it is becoming ever clearer that our planet is warming. This has led to more extremes of weather including fiercer storms and larger areas of drought." View stats in real time in regard to the impact of transportation on our planet - excellent graphic information. Union of Concerned Scientists The Union of Concerned Scientists is a nonprofit partnership of scientists and citizens combining rigorous scientific analysis, innovative policy development and effective citizen advocacy to achieve practical environmental solutions. World Wildlife Fund "We are committed to reversing the degradation of our planet's natural environment and to building a future in which human needs are met in harmony with nature. We recognize the critical relevance of human numbers, poverty, and consumption patterns which must be planned for in order to meet these goals." We All Live Downstream.
The Canoeists Environment
“We have not inherited the world from our forefathers -  we have borrowed it from our children” ~ Kashmiri, Proverb ~
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Years ago, we saw this proverb on the The Wilderness Society's home page. We think it says it all and is more relevant today than ever. We're a supporter of good environmental stewardship. If your organization meets our standards for reasonable protection of our natural surroundings, we would like to include you on this page. Contact us:  INFO@CanoeingUSA.com As paddlers,we have the responsibility to preserve and care for the environment we require for life, for the enjoyment of our sport, and that we cherish for it's beauty. Here's a list of respected, non-profit organizations working toward that goal. American Rivers American Rivers is a national non- profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring healthy natural rivers and the variety of life they sustain for people, fish, and wildlife. American Whitewater American Whitewater restores rivers dewatered by hydropower dams, eliminates water degradation, improves public land management and protects public access to rivers for responsible recreational use. Earthjustice Earthjustice is the nonprofit law firm for the environment, representing without charge, hundreds of public interest clients, large and small. Earthjustice works through the courts to safeguard public lands, national forests, parks, and wilderness areas; to reduce air and water pollution; to prevent toxic contamination; and to preserve endangered species and wildlife habitat. Founded in 1971 as Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Earthjustice has played a leading role in shaping the development of environmental law. Environmental Defense Fund Environmental Defense is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations. Among these rights are clean air, clean water, healthy food and flourishing ecosystems. Leave No Trace Center For Outdoor Ethics Leave No Trace builds awareness, appreciation and respect for our wild lands. National Audubon Society Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. National Parks Conservation Association “We believe that America's National Parks and historical sites embody the American spirit. They are windows to our past, homes to some of our rarest plants and animal species, and places where every American can go to find inspiration, peace, and open space." National Wildlife Federation To hunters, anglers, hikers, birders, wildlife watchers, boaters, climbers, campers, cyclists, gardeners, farmers, forest stewards, and other outdoor enthusiasts, our conservation ethic represents a sacred duty and obligation to protect and build upon our conservation heritage for the sake of wildlife, ourselves, our neighbors, and—most of all—for future generations. Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of more than 1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. Quetico Foundation The Quetico Foundation is a registered charity which is dedicated to the protection of wilderness class parks, and particularly Quetico Park, Ontario, Canada. The Foundation was formed as part of the joint American-Canadian effort to protect the unique wilderness areas in the borderlands, west of Lake Superior. River Alliance of Wisconsin The River Alliance is Wisconsin’s only conservation organization devoted to restoring and protecting the state’s rivers and streams. Sierra Club “Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. The Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization." The Nature Conservancy The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. The Pew Charitable Trusts The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life. The Wilderness Society Our Mission: Deliver to future generations an unspoiled legacy of wild places, with all the precious values they hold: Biological diversity; clean air and water; towering forests, rushing rivers, and sage-sweet, silent deserts. Trout Unlimited Because Trout Unlimited's mission is to improve the quality of our rivers, their work benefits the paddling community as well and they deserve our support. Trout Unlimited’s mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America’s trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds. Truck Locator Online "Climate change is high on the agenda of many governments and scientists as it is becoming ever clearer that our planet is warming. This has led to more extremes of weather including fiercer storms and larger areas of drought." View stats in real time in regard to the impact of transportation on our planet - excellent graphic information. Union of Concerned Scientists The Union of Concerned Scientists is a nonprofit partnership of scientists and citizens combining rigorous scientific analysis, innovative policy development and effective citizen advocacy to achieve practical environmental solutions. World Wildlife Fund "We are committed to reversing the degradation of our planet's natural environment and to building a future in which human needs are met in harmony with nature. We recognize the critical relevance of human numbers, poverty, and consumption patterns which must be planned for in order to meet these goals." We All Live Downstream.
The Canoeists Environment
“We have not inherited the world from our forefathers -  we have borrowed it from our children” ~ Kashmiri, Proverb ~
Your Best Paddling Information Resource!
Canoeing USA ● 2050 Hwy 45N #14 Eagle River, WI  54519 ● info@CanoeingUSA.com © 2005 Canoeing USA
Home Home Classes Classes Watercraft Watercraft Outfitters Outfitters Camping Camping Scenic Places Scenic Places Our Environment Our Environment Ratings & Safety Ratings & Safety Knowing Conditions Knowing Conditions Maps Maps Of Interest Of Interest News Sources News Sources