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  Black River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Black River is a common name for streams and communities around the world, as well as the Spanish and Portuguese translation for Rio Negro.
the Black River is a tributary of the White River in northern Arkansas and southern Missouri.
a Black River in the province of New Brunswick.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Black_River   (261 words)

  
 Black River Mainstem Tour
The Mainstem of the Black River begins at the confluence between the east and west branches of the Black River in downtown Elyria.
In 1983, the Black River and the steel plant received negative attention when fish consumption advisory was issued for the five miles of the river south of Lake Erie.
Overlooking the Black River, White Fort sits on a bluff that is a remnant of the 13,000-year-old glacial Lake Warren beach ridge.
www.noaca.org /blkmain.html   (5714 words)

  
 Black Beauty: A bountiful river is the focus of an intense protection effort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The river's diverse habitats, including prairie oak woodlands, sphagnum bogs, shrub thickets, alder bottoms and wetland conifer forests, are home to otter, mink, beavers, bear, cutthroat and steelhead trout, chinook and coho salmon and 50 bird species at various times.
Officially called the Black River unit of the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge (which is about 20 miles to the north), most refer to it simply as the Black River Refuge.
The Black is open for fishing June 1 to Oct. 31 and known as a decent river for sea-run and resident cutthroat.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /getaways/76170_black27.shtml   (1752 words)

  
 Baltimore City Paper: ARTS Black River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I read G. Ford's Black River the same weekend I watched the first three episodes of David Simon's new HBO series The Wire, and the juxtaposition of these two works highlighted not only the deficiencies of the novel but also of the contemporary private-eye genre as a whole.
Black River's flaws, though, are the same as those found in the majority of today's crime fiction: the formulaic structure of a TV-movie screenplay, a moral simplicity disguised by hard-boiled prose, and a lingering romanticism that negates any sense of reality.
Black River pretends to wrestle with these same issues, but its villains are cartoonishly evil, its hero is as noble and incorruptible as Galahad, and its plot is resolved as neatly as an episode of Matlock.
www.citypaper.com /arts/review.asp?id=1836   (345 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Black River (Ontario)
The Black River in Simcoe County, Ontario flows south and west from the Muskoka Region south of the Lake of Bays to empties into Lake Couchiching.
The Black River in Cochrane District, Ontario is a tributary of the Abitibi River.
The Black River in Thunder Bay District, Ontario flows from headwaters near Manitouwadge, Ontario to empty into Lake Superior south of the town of Marathon, Ontario.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Black-River-(Ontario)   (208 words)

  
 Great Lakes Areas of Concern: Index map of US Areas of Concern
Within the Black River lacustuary area, the effects of point source pollution have been minimized to the level that the overall water quality and fish communities are on the verge of recovery.
The Black River RAP is looking for enthusiastic individuals and organizations with a desire to help improve the quality of the Black River as well as the life associated with it.
The Black River Stream Team is a voluntary group of local and state partners who strive to find free resources and expertise for landowners along the Black River who need assistance in repairing an eroded stream bank, removing a log jam obstruction or enhancing wildlife habitat.
www.epa.gov /glnpo/aoc/blackriver.html   (7055 words)

  
 Black Warrior RIVERKEEPER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Black Warrior was the first river in Alabama to be severely altered by dams.
The Black Warrior is a silent giant in Alabama's economy, our river has served as a primary shipping route for the export of coal and cotton to Mobile Bay.
Black Warrior Riverkeeper is devoted to filling this gap by using the citizen enforcement provisions provided by federal law to bring polluters to justice.
www.blackwarriorriver.org /intro.htm   (693 words)

  
 Black River, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Black River is well known for its exceptionally clear, clean, cool water flowing from the many springs that feed the river.
The Black River is an easy place to paddle, with Class I moving water most of the time, rising to Class II after local heavy rainfall.
The river is long, and eventually ends in Arkansas, at the confluence of the Current River, which also begins in Missouri just a few miles to the west.
canoeman.com /SWPaddler/black.html   (1192 words)

  
 Black River (Washington) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Black River of King County, Washington, once drained Lake Washington and the Cedar River into Elliott Bay via the Duwamish River.
Then, with the opening of Seattle's Lake Washington Ship Canal in 1916, the lake's level dropped nearly nine feet and the Black River dried up.
Today, part of its bed forms the Black River Riparian Forest and Wetland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Black_River_(Washington)   (107 words)

  
 Black River, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Black River water quality is generally good to very good, flowing clean and clear except in hot, summer months when it will rate good.
The Black River is navigable almost year-round, depending upon local weather conditions, but the prime seasons are from early April through June, and again from September through November, when temperatures are more moderate.
For flatwater paddlers in the northern Arkansas and southern Missouri area the Black River is one more of many really beautiful and fun rivers where boaters can canoe, kayak and raft in a remote wilderness area surrounded by the wonders of Mother Nature's handicraft.
southwestpaddler.com /docs/blackmo2.html   (850 words)

  
 Black River Area Chamber of Commerce - Welcome to Black River Country! Black River Falls, WI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Black River Falls, WI Black River Country is a great place for vacationing and holds something in store for everyone, located just two hours from the Mississippi Bridge in the Twin Cities, two hours from Madison, WI and five hours from Chicago.
Black River has something for everyone from Camping to Cabins to Motels and Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts.
The Black River Falls area is the home of over 300 miles of snowmobile trails and over 100 miles of ATV trails.
www.blackrivercountry.com   (217 words)

  
 GORP - Black River Harbor at Ottawa National Forest, Michigan - Scenic Driving
Black River Harbor, one of only two Harbors within the National Forest System, is a popular recreation area throughout the year.
The harbor is about 15 miles north of Bessemer, Michigan, at the mouth of the Black River which flows through areas of large pine, hemlock and hardwood trees and has a series of scenic waterfalls has it drops to meet Lake Superior.
Black River Harbor is composed of three major recreational areas: the Harbor and adjacent picnic ground; the campground, and the waterfall observation facilities.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_national_forest/mi/drv_ott.htm   (1560 words)

  
 The Black River Watershed Project
The Black River Watershed Project is a project of the Van Buren Conservation District.
The Black River Watershed encompasses approximately 287 square miles in Allegan and Van Buren Counties in southwestern Michigan.
The mission of the Black River Watershed Project is to promote watershed management practices that will restore and maintain the Black River as a healthy sustainable aquatic environment supporting the economic, educational, and recreational needs of the community.
www.vbco.org /blackriver_2.asp   (125 words)

  
 Image Window
Combining history with one of the most varied pieces of nature in northern New Jersey, the Black River area is perfect for hikers who look for something less strenuous and more entertaining.
The first part of the trail may be a little muddy, and the surface is a little uneven with lots of roots sticking out, but as soon as the trail leaves the last bridge it becomes a wide and very pleasant woods road.
The first time you approach the river there is an easily accessible boulder right over the water, overlooking a particularly wild section of the stream.
www.purdes.com /njhiking/black_river   (1632 words)

  
 Black River on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Clearwater Dam is on the river near Piedmont, Mo. 2 River of N N.Y., c.120 mi (190 km) long, rising in the Adirondack Mts.
Black Star ads deemed Ad Age's "Best of Show" in ad competition.
Blacks, Jews, liberals, and crime: is the fl-crime problem a crime problem, or is it a poverty problem, or an education problem?
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/BlackR1iv.asp   (582 words)

  
 Black River Rodeo and Stadium - Townsville North Queensland - Bulls & Horses
Welcome to the Black River Stadium and the best rodeo action this side of the great divide.
Black River Rodeos Main Performance starts at 7 pm sharp with a non stop up tempo Rodeo Show performed especially for the crowd by the cream of cowboys and cowgirls - all the best talent from all over North Queensland.
From the moment you drive into Black River you will notice the parking attendants guiding you to your free parking, then the on ground security giving you assurance for your family.
www.blackriverstadium.com.au   (398 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Black River, United States (U.S. Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
Clearwater Dam is on the river near Piedmont, Mo. 2 River of N N.Y., c.
and flowing mainly N and W to Black River Bay, an inlet of Lake Ontario.
Big Manitou Falls, the highest falls in Wisconsin (165 ft/50 m), are in the river.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/B/BlackRiv.html   (227 words)

  
 GORP - Apache Trout Angling - Black River
Most of the best fishing on the Black River is to be found in the spruce and fir forests in alpine settings in the White Mountains.
Apache trout inhabit the upper stretches of the rivers, rainbows and browns in the middle sections, brown trout in the lower mountain stretches, and a mix of bass and trout in the lowest stretches.
The West Fork of the Black River is a mountain headwater and is brushy, sometimes difficult fishing for spooky rainbow and brown trout.
gorp.away.com /gorp/activity/fishing/features/whitemts4.htm   (826 words)

  
 North/Black/Liard River Canoe Trip, Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is a very seldom canoed wilderness white water river run, accessible only by by float plane.
The North River is 30 miles (50 km) of mostly very continuous, tight, technical class 2 to 3+ white water with at least two required portages.
The Black River is bigger, with 30 miles (50 km) of flat, and white water to class 2+.
www.paddles.com /users/nbl   (828 words)

  
 Birds Watching Sites in Mauritius
It is located at Grand River Noire on the west coast of the Island.
Currently bred at the centre for release are now the highly endangered Echo Parakeet whose population shows the first signs of a recovery as well as the recovering Mauritian Fruit Bat and the still endangered Rodrigues Fruit Bat.
The main reason for visiting this centre is to be allowed to go out with the staff to feed the captive bred but released Mauritius Kestrel at Black River Gorges National Park.
www.encyclopedia.mu /Nature/Fauna/Birds/Sites.htm   (1170 words)

  
 Black River Cheese Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The historic Black River Cheese Company is located in picturesque Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.
It was started in 1901 by local farmers and is still a small co-operative dedicated to preserving a tradition of making superior cheese.
Black River Cheese Company's award-winning cheese continues to gain loyal customers including Natural Health Food stores and specialty sections of supermarkets.
www.pec.on.ca /blackrivercheese   (121 words)

  
 Water Trail
Description: Like its sister the Black River East, the 41-mile Black River West is a genuine Lowcountry stream: Dark stained and snaking like a corkscrew through a swampy forest.
But this moderately difficult river is less traveled than the Black River East and thus potentially slower going.
A brochure on the entire Black River Water Trail by the Sea Grant Consortium is available from the Georgetown Visitor Center.
www.sctrails.net /Trails/ALLTRAILS/WaterTrails/BlackRvrWest.html   (422 words)

  
 Carolina Biological: Wildlife of the Alligator River: The Black Bear
Although fl bears are classified as carnivores (meat eaters), their diet is mostly vegetarian, and consists of twigs, buds, leaves, nuts, roots, fruit, corn, and newly sprouted plants.
Black bears make their presence known by standing on their hind legs and marking trees with their teeth and claws.
The fl bear is classified as a threatened species by the US government.
www.carolina.com /redwolf/animals/blackbear.asp   (441 words)

  
 Canoe the Great Rivers of Missouri!
The three forks of the Black rise virtually within the shadow of the highest point in the state, Taum Sauk Mountain, and join near Lesterville to flow quickly toward the lowest section of the state.
The upper Black is exceptionally clear and has enough feeder springs to produce some good smallmouth bass fishing.
Below Clearwater Lake, the river moves more slowly and is less clear but is still a good float-fishing stream.
www.missouricanoe.org /black.html   (354 words)

  
 Jamaica's South Coast - Black River Safari   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Discover the beauty of the South Coast with a 1/12 hour boat tour by motor launch up Jamaica's largest navigable river and through what is Jamaica's largest wetland area, the Black River lower morass.
Our basic tour takes you six miles up the river and return, during which a running commentary is given by your captain/ tour guide on both the ecology and a little history of the area.
Over 100 species of birds have been recorded in the Black River morass and many are seen during your trip.
jamaica-southcoast.com /blackriver   (89 words)

  
 WDNR - State Forests Descriptions
The upper river (the southern portion) flows through miles of coniferous bog and is fed by numerous springs.
The river is a major life force of the forest and along its tree-lined shores one can see deer, wolves, raccoon, fl bear, otter, bald eagles and ospreys.
Twenty-five miles of river, almost 70 miles of river frontage, 3,200 acres of submerged land, and 9,200-acres of scenic forest await you at the Peshtigo River State Forest, the natural gem of Marinette County.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/land/Forestry/StateForests/meet.htm   (2917 words)

  
 Battle of Big Black River Bridge
Pemberton ordered Bowen's division and a fresh brigade commanded by Brigadier General John Vaughn to hold the bridges across Big Black River long enough for Loring to cross.
The Confederate line was naturally strong and formed an arc with its left flank resting on Big Black River and the right flank on Gin Lake.
Confederate losses at the Big Black River Bridge were not accurately reported, but 1,751 men, 18 cannon, and 5 battleflags were captured by the Federals.
www.nps.gov /vick/vcmpgn/bigblack.htm   (390 words)

  
 Black River, South Carolina, March 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I went on a shared trip by the Palmetto Paddlers and the SeaYackers to the Black River, near Kingstree, South Carolina.
The Black River gets its name from its dark, tea-colored water, stained that color from the tannin deposited by falling leaves.
I had a blast on this trip...the Black River was a beautiful place to paddle.
boonedocks.net /travel/scarolina/blackriver2001.html   (264 words)

  
 American Whitewater - River Reach #1255   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From the river, you'll see the takeout as a flatwater spot just after a large industrial plant on River Right.
There are numerous eddies on both river left and river right, including a "last chance" eddy on river left right at the top of the drop.
To run True Path, you are essentially "threading the needle" between 2 hydraulics: The diagonal extending out from river left, and Mary's Hole in river center.
www.americanwhitewater.org /rivers/id/1255   (952 words)

  
 Mainstem Black River Trail, Alpine, Arizona.
This section encompasses the East Fork below Buffalo Crossing and the mainstem of the river from the confluence of the east and west forks to the reservation boundary.
Below Buffalo Crossing the Black River and the road part company as the stream begins to drop more steeply toward its confluence with the White River deep within the Fort Apache and San Carlos Apache Indian Reservations.
From the north side of the river, access is available via a trail from the end of FR 25G, the road to the Kettle Holes area.
www.wmonline.com /attract/trails/mainstem.htm   (558 words)

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