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Prince Edward Island. General Information
Ed note: Links to PEI Route Information are posted below.

Environmental NGOs.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.
The Big Wild. MEC and CPAWS.
Canadian Wildlife Federation.
Prince Edward Island Eco-Net de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard.
Sierra Club, Atlantic.
Nature Conservancy Canada; Atlantic. ... t_ncc_work
Conservation de la nature Canada; Atlantique. ... t_cnc_work

Parks Canada.
National Parks of Canada; Prince Edward Island.
Prince Edward Island. ... ional_Park
National Historic Sites of Canada; Prince Edward Island. ... eux66.aspx

Canadian Aboriginal Cultural Resources.
Ed note: The source for these links is the Canadian Canoe Museum.
Aboriginal Canada Portal. ... index.html
Aboriginal Canada Portal; Heritage and Traditions. ... 26711.html
Native American Technology and Art.

Handbook of the North American Indians.
William C Sturtevant, General Editor.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
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.

General information, offline.
Ed note:
For general information that is not specific to Prince Edward Island, please consult the offline entries in National Resources ... 46&t=35800

General information, online.
Ed note: For general information that is not specific to Prince Edward Island, please consult also the online entries in National Resources ... 46&t=35800
Early Canadiana Online.
Geographical Names of Canada.
Acadia and the Acadians.
Canadian Encyclopedia. History of Acadia. ... RTA0011510
Canadian Encyclopedia. Acadia. ... RTA0000019
Canadian Encyclopedia. Contemporary Acadia. ... RTA0009091
Canadian Encyclopedia. The Deportation of the Acadians. ... arams=A292
Wikipedia. Acadia.
Wikipedia. Acadians.
Additional sources.
Bob Gillette's paddling site contains also historical material.

Prince Edward Island Parks.
Government site.
Wikipedia site.
Ed note: Very few entries have content. ... ard_Island

Paddling clubs and associations.
Prince Edward Island Canoe and Kayak Association.
Ed note: The source for the following entry is CanoeKayak Canada.
Abegweit Paddlers Club of Prince Edward Island. Brudenell; sprint.

Links for paddlers.
Canadian Canoe Museum.
Our Canoeing Heritage. ... e-mainhtml
Canadian Heritage Rivers System.
I Speak for Canadian Rivers.
Canadian Rivers Network. ... twork.html
Google maps.
Google Earth.
Great Canadian Rivers.
Trans Canada Trail.
Links specific to Prince Edward Island.
Ed note: very few entries. ... and_rivers
None listed at Wikipedia.

Government links for paddlers.
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Nautical Charts and Publications.
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Tides, Currents and Water Levels.
Region 4; Saint Lawrence.
Ed note: Includes the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
Map boundaries: Westing: 55 to 75 degrees; Northing: 45 to 52 degrees. ... h&region=4
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Tide predictions.
Volume 1; Atlantic Coast and Bay of Fundy. ... able.shtml
Coast Guard; Maritimes Region.
Natural Resources Canada; Topographical maps. (Toporama)
Saint Lawrence Observatory.
Ed note: I don’t know that this site has paddling information not provided elsewhere in this list.
Information about Lifejackets and PFDs from the Safe Boating Guide. ... 24.htm#lj1
Lifejackets and PFDs. ... u-1692.htm
Minimum Safety Equipment Required for the Size and Type of your Pleasure Craft. ... nu-690.htm
NB: In the case of any discrepancy between the information on this page and the Small Vessel Regulations, the formal regulatory text shall remain the final authority.
Formal regulatory text / Small Vessel Regulations. ... 1-eng.html
Links specific to Prince Edward Island.
Road map.
Ed note: I couldn't find it online.
Weather. ... html?id=PE
Marine weather; Maritimes. ... l?mapID=15
Environment Canada, water levels. ... &region=PE

US links for paddlers.
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. ... nce_Agency
NGA Maritime Safety Information.
NGA Digital Nautical Chart.
NGA Maritime Domain Contact Listing. ... ID=Article
NGA Global Shoreline Data Set. ... ID=Article
ALLAN: Anything relevant to PEI?
NOAA synoptic-scale weather maps.
Tide Height and Current Speed Predictor:

Paddling and related information, offline.
Kanawa. Canada's Paddling Magazine. Published quarterly by Paddle Canada.
Gillette, Bob. Paddling Prince Edward Island: A Guide to the Island's Best Paddling Adventures. Falcon Guides (2006).
His site contains also historical material.
Noel, Lynn (Editor). Voyages: Canada’s Heritage Rivers. Breakwater Press, Saint John’s (1995).

Paddling and related information, online.
cartespleinair (Charles Leduc library).
then Canot, then Cartes (reports) or Canorama (overiew).
If you use any of the information supplied at cartespleinair, please consider making a contribution to the Fonds pour la Préservation des Rivières (FQCK) at
Che-Mun. The Journal of Canadian Wilderness Canoeing.
Ed note: Issues are available online two quarters after publication.
Reinhard Zollitsch.
My Trip Journal.
Ed note: Search function is available; entries are apparently unsorted by either activity or location.
Published quarterly by the Wilderness Canoe Association.
To view the Index, go to
Once there, select a Category (for example Trip information).
To view the Archives, go to ... pubCode=NJ ;
digitization of the database is incomplete and the Search features are not useful.
Out There.
The canoe-related Route information is largely under Adventure/Sports but you might want to look at other folders.
Links specific to Prince Edward Island.
Ed note: See also the paragraph Paddling sites.
Every Trail.
No PE link found.
REI. Flatwater, sea kayaking. ... oeing/pe/6 ... king/pe/10 Flatwater, sea kayaking.

Prince Edward Island Route Information

A comment on our coverage.
CCR's founder, Richard Munn, started with Ontario Canoe Routes and went national only later. Since the acquisition, we have made strenuous efforts to improve coverage of the other provinces and territories.
We must rely on the paddling community to write most trip reports, but we can help in other ways. One of our initiatives is to search the net for trip reports and to post links to them, as described below.

Route information is filed in three posts
Circumnavigations and Routes in Prince County
Routes in Queens County
Routes in Kings County
Thanks to anonymous and Barbara for assistance in deciding the filing system.

CCR provides Route information in several places.
1. The old Routes section
(the regions differ slightly from those given above)
and the new Routes section
These sources will be merged into a single section, as we find time.
2. The Trip Reports folder provides an opportunity (other than the Routes section) for members to post their reports. ... 82&t=37811
I go through the reports several times each year and prepare Route entries from them.
3. The three posts in the Forums
Circumnavigations and Routes in Prince County.
Routes in Queens County.
Routes in Kings County. ... 80&t=42662

In the final analysis though, CCR’s members are the most valuable source for Route information They are highly knowledgeable, highly experienced and eager to help. If you can’t find elsewhere the information you want, just post in the appropriate Provincial/Territorial Route Forum.

Route information (trip reports, links to trip reports, etc)
Statement of CCR policy regarding Route information.
If we can’t post the information ourselves, then we’ll try to provide the paddling community with easy access to it.
We welcome your contributions to our library of trip reports and other Route information (for example links to other sites with such information, in general just about any similar contribution to the paddling community); please post in this thread or send email to routes(AT) .
Statement of CCR policy regarding copyright.
Copyright to the original source remains with the provider.
Copyright to CCR's presentation of the information belongs to CCR Inc.

Thanks to Tom H, Wendy Killoran, and Reinhard Zollitsch.


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