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Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve, UNESCO.
http://www.unesco.org/mabdb/br/brdir/di ... 5&mode=all

National Parks.
Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
http://www.nps.gov/appa/index.htm
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.
http://www.nps.gov/cbpo/index.htm
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.
http://www.nps.gov/erie/index.htm
Fire Island National Seashore.
http://www.nps.gov/fiis/index.htm
Gateway National Recreation Area.
http://www.nps.gov/gate/index.htm
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.
http://www.nps.gov/upde/index.htm

State Parks.
http://nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/

Environmental NGOs.
Nature Conservancy, New York.
http://www.nature.org/wherewework/north ... s/newyork/
Sierra Club, New York.
http://newyork.sierraclub.org/

General information.
Adirondack Almanack.
http://www.adirondackalmanack.com/
Old Erie Canal.
http://www.eriecanal.org/
Tour: http://www.eriecanal.org/tour.html
Maps (old and modern): http://www.eriecanal.org/maps.html
plus much more (history, images, locks, traces, books and videos, music, links, etc).
Schneider, Paul. The Adirondacks: A History of America’s First Wilderness. Henry Holt (1998).

Handbook of the North American Indians.
William C Sturtevant, General Editor.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
http://anthropology.si.edu/handbook.htm
Volume 3: Environment, Origins, and Population.
Douglas H Ubelaker, Editor.
The natural environment of the continent to which Indian cultures adapted in prehistoric and historic times, natural resources utilized by these cultures, current knowledge of the earliest Indian occupation (before 9,000 BC), and human biology of Indian and Eskimo (Inuit) populations, prehistoric, historic and modern. 2006.
Volume 4: History of Indian-White Relations.
Wilcomb E Washburn, Editor.
History of Indian-White relations in the US and Canada following 1492. 1988.
Volume 15: Northeast.
Bruce G Trigger, Editor.
Indians from Virginia to St. Lawrence River, Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, Illinois. 1978.
Volume 17: Languages.
Ives Goddard, Editor.
Native languages of North America spoken by American Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts. 1996.

Paddling associations/clubs and sites.
Ed note: Sources for many of the following were Canoe & Kayak and Sea Kayaker.
American Whitewater - New York.
http://www.americanwhitewater.org/conte ... _state_NY_
Appalachian Mountain Club - New York-North Jersey Chapter.
http://www.amc-ny.org/
Northeast Paddlers Message Board.
http://www.npmb.com/cms2/e107_plugins/forum/forum.php
Adirondack Mountain Club, Genesee Valley Chapter. Rochester.
http://www.gvc-adk.org/
Central New York Kayakers.
http://www.cnykayakclub.com
Cold Spring Kayak Club.
http://www.cskc.org
Finger Lakes Ontario Watershed Paddler's Club (FLOW). Rochester.
http://www.flowpaddlers.org
Hudson River Watertrail Association.
http://www.hrwa.org/
Long Island Kayak Club.
http://www.LongIslandKayakClub.com
Long Island Paddlers. West Sayville.
http://www.lipaddlers.org
Metropolitan Association of Sea Kayakers. New York City.
http://www.seacanoe.org/
North Atlantic Canoe and Kayak. Long Island.
http://www.getthenack.org
Sebago Canoe Club. Brooklyn.
http://www.sebagocanoeclub.org
Shelter Island Paddler Club.
http://www.sipaddlerclub.com
Touring Kayak Club of New York City Island. Bronx.
http://www.touringkayakclub.org
Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club.
http://www.yprc.org

Colleges and Universities with Outdoor Education programmes.
Saint Lawrence University (upstate NY). Guide Training Programme.
http://www.stlawu.edu/outdoor/node/56

Paddling and related books, etc - Adirondack Region.
Adirondack Canoe Map. Published by Plinth, Quoin and Cornice Assoc., Keene Valley.
Adirondack Map Series. Published By Plinth, Quoin and Cornice Assoc., Keene Valley.
ADK Forum.
http://www.adkforum.com/
ADK Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks.
http://www.adkforum.com/forumdisplay.php?f=62
Cilley, David. Adirondack Paddler’s Guide: Finding Your Way by Canoe and Kayak in the Adirondack Park. Paddlesports Press (2008).
Cilley, David. Adirondack Paddler’s Map for Canoe and Kayak Travel. St. Regis Canoe Outfitters, Saranac Lake.
Jamieson, Paul and Donald Morris. Adirondack Canoe Waters – North Flow. Adirondack Mountain Club, Lake George (1993).
Proskine, Alec. Adirondack Canoe Waters – South and West Flow. Adirondack Mountain Club, Lake George (1993).
McMartin, Barbara. Fun on Flatwater – An Introduction to Adirondack Canoeing. North Country Books Utica (1995)

Paddling and related books, etc. New York State outside the Adirondacks.
New York State Atlas and Gazetteer. DeLorme Mapping Company, Freeport ME.
Lake Champlain Paddlers’ Trail. Guidebook published by the Lake Champlain Committee.
http://www.lakechamplaincommittee.org/e ... ers-trail/
Bird, Alden. Let It Rain: The Whitewater Rivers of New England, New York, Quebec and Ontario. Malbaie Press, Bethesda. (2008).
Connely, John, Ed Grove, John Porterfield and Charlie Walbridge. Appalachian Whitewater: The Northern States. Menasha Ridge Press (2001).
Freeman, Rich and Sue. Take a Paddle: Finger Lakes; New York Quiet Water for Canoes and Kayaks. Footprint Press (2004).
Hayes, John and Alex Wilson. Quiet Water New York: Canoe and Kayak Guide. Appalachian Mountain Club; distributed by Globe Pequot Press, Guilford (2007).
Lessels, Bruce. Classic Northeastern Whitewater Guide. Appalachian Mountain Club (1998).
Venn, Tamsin. Sea Kayaking along the New England Coast.Appalachian Mountain Club; distributed by Globe Pequot Press, Guilford (2004).

Links for paddlers.
National Weather Service, Northeast River Forecast Center:
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/nerfc
NOAA National Data Buoy Center:
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/maps/Northeast.shtml
Tide Height and Current Speed Predictor:
http://tbone.biol.sc.edu/tide/sites_useastupper.html
USGS Streamflow Data.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/ny/nwis/current/?type=flow
New York Tourism.
http://iloveny.com/home.aspx
New York road map.
ALLAN: Find and post.
New York rivers.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_New_York_rivers
New York lakes.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_lakes_in_New_York

Paddlers' sites.
Ed note. Major expansion required.
cartespleinair.
Charles Leduc's site.
http://www.cartespleinair.org/