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In the News (Thu 23 May 19)

  
  CANADIAN RIVER PROJ. DRAFT 2
An unusual aspect of the Canadian River Project is that Lake Merideth rests at a lower elevation than the cities it supplies, requiring ten pumping plants to help transport the water to its destinations.
The river is flanked by the Canadian River Breaks, a fifteen to thirty mile wide strip of land divided by tributaries of the Canadian River.
The agreement gave Texas storage rights to water from the tributaries of the North Canadian River for municipal uses, household and domestic uses, livestock, and irrigation of lands cultivated for use by the home owners and domestic livestock kept on the property.
www.usbr.gov /dataweb/html/canadian.html   (7303 words)

  
 Canadian River Project
The Canadian River Project is in the Texas panhandle, providing municipal and industrial water for 11 cities and towns throughout the High Plains area.
In 1941, the Bureau of Reclamation initiated an investigation of the Arkansas River Basin that included the portion of the Canadian River identified with the project.
Construction of the Canadian River Project began with the award of the construction contract for Sanford Dam in February 1962.
www.usbr.gov /dataweb/html/canadariver.html   (1513 words)

  
 Canadian Wilderness Travel Resource Centre - Feature River
Downstream, the river valley deepens as it enters the Interior Plains and meandering channels are characterized by sandbars and islands.
The river’s most spectacular feature is the broad, deep, glacial spillway in the river’s lower reaches, but other interesting landforms include evidence of glacial drift along the valley corridor; where small gorges cut deeply into sedimentary rocks.
Access to the river by water is also possible from the north end of Lac La Loche across the bay but this requires the strenuous, 19 km trek in the steps of the voyageurs over the Methye Portage.
www.canadawilderness.com /feature_river.htm   (1285 words)

  
 CANADIAN RIVER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In Oklahoma generally called the "South" Canadian River, the Canadian was known to seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Spanish explorers as the Rio Buenaventura and the Magdalena.
By an 1818 treaty the river served as the southern boundary of land ceded to the United States by the Quapaws; this boundary stood in an 1820 treaty in which the Choctaws received the land from the United States and in an 1825 treaty in which the Osages relinquished their claim to the same region.
Various economic activities in the valley of the Canadian have included: in the west, farming and ranching; in the central, ranching, farming, manufacturing, and wholesale/retail operations; and in the east, ranching, farming, mining, and lumbering.
www.okhistory.org /enc/canadian.htm   (816 words)

  
 Thames - A Canadian Heritage River
Canadian Heritage Rivers are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the country’s cultural heritage, natural heritage, and recreational opportunities.
In December 1998, the Thames River was officially nominated as a Canadian Heritage River.
Erosion rates along the stretch of river from Delaware to the Chatham-Kent line are not steady and there may not be any change in a bank for many years until a single large discharge passes through and scours the bank with enormous energy.
www.lowerthames-conservation.on.ca /HeritageRiver.htm   (1234 words)

  
 CHRS - North Saskatchewan River - Fact Sheet
From here, the river brings large quantities of water all the way across the prairies – from the Continental Divide to Lake Winnipeg – water which is essential for prairie agriculture, municipal water supplies and an array of other uses.
The North Saskatchewan River valley played a major role in the lives of prehistoric native peoples and in the movement of people and goods across the Canadian west in the past two centuries.
The river is accessible from a number of highway pull-offs as well as from the Rampart Creek campground.
www.chrs.ca /Rivers/NorthSask/NorthSask-F_e.htm   (1547 words)

  
 CEC: Closed Canadian Parks - River Park
The property extended along the Red River bank from the present short Riverdale Street on the west by the Elm Park Bridge (built in 1912 to replace a pontoon span), and east to about a line extended south to the river from the south end of Eccles Street.
That Canadian holiday occurs the third Monday in May. Like Elm Park, opened the year before, this too was initially a picnic park by a river.
As for the Oklahoma rumour, the souvenir booklet "Fort Rouge Through the Years" says speaking of River Park: "Those who got their thrills on the roller coaster will be glad to know that after it was dismantled, it was taken to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where it is believed to be still in use".
cec.chebucto.org /ClosPark/River.html   (2876 words)

  
 City of Oklahoma City | MAPS
The Oklahoma River is ideal for man-powered boats such as rowing sculls, kayaks and canoes.
Trails running the length of the Oklahoma River on the north and south banks are part of the OKC Trails network and are open for runners, walkers, skaters and bikers.
The river is open to fishing as one of the City's 'Close to Home' locations.
www.okc.gov /MAPS/river/index.html   (400 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
The Canadian River, the largest tributary of the Arkansas River, rises in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in southern Las Animas County, Colorado, near Raton Pass and the boundary line with Colfax County, New Mexico (at 37°01' N, 105°03' W), and flows south and southeastward, separating the Llano Estacado
The river is dammed to form the Conchas and Ute reservoirs in northeastern New Mexico before it enters Texas at about the midpoint of the western boundary of Oldham County.
A tributary, the North Canadian, heads in Union County, New Mexico (at 36°30' N, 102°09' W), and flows briefly into the northern Texas Panhandle before continuing on to its confluence with the river in McIntosh County, Oklahoma (at 36°30' N, 101°55' W).
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/CC/rnc2.html   (686 words)

  
 history in canadian texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Nestled on the banks of the Canadian River, Hogtown attracted a variety of individuals, diverse in their personalities but united in their affection for wild times, saloons and the ladies that went with them.
Painters inspired by the beauty of the prairie and the rugged river breaks continue to add to the cultural spirit of the town.
Extensive information about the early development of Canadian is available at the River Valley Pioneer Museum, the county courthouse, and in the city library.
www.canadiantx.com /pleasure/history.htm   (462 words)

  
 Canadian Texas Oasis of Texas Panhandle.
The site, which was on the South bank of the Canadian River connected to the community of Hogtown (AKA Clear Creek) by a bridge that summer.
Abraham, descendant, is the man responsible for the renovation of Canadian's beautiful Palace Theater.
From the 1950 population of 2,600, it grew to nearly 3,500 by 1980.
www.texasescapes.com /TOWNS/Canadian_Texas/Canadian_Texas_Panhandle.htm   (477 words)

  
 EPA: Federal Register: Cibola National Forest; New Mexico; Canadian River Tamarisk Control Project
The objective is to eradicate tamarisk from this section of the Canadian River and promote the re-establishment of native riparian vegetation and habitat conditions for wildlife.
The Canadian River supplies irrigation water to thousands of acres of agriculture land, provides for recreational opportunities, and is home to several indigenous wildlife species.
The Canadian River also has eligibility status as a scenic river under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, and outstanding remarkable values would be protected until a decision is made on the future use of the river and adjacent lands or until an action is taken by Congress to designate the river as such.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/2005/May/Day-13/i9452.htm   (1722 words)

  
 The MIRAMICHI RIVER "Great Canadian Rivers"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Since the 19th century, the river has drawn the rich and the famous, eager to find refuge from hectic paces and prying eyes in the solitude and tranquility of a MIramichi salmon pool.
Many stretches of the main rivers and tributaries are privately owned or leased by fishing clubs and camps, and well-established outfitters and guides.
As you sway your way across this spectacular 190-metre-long footbridge, spanning the Miramichi River near Doaktown, you can recall the tragedy of 1939, when the original swing bridge collapsed, sending 3 local men to their drowning deaths.
greatcanadianrivers.com /rivers/miramichi/recreation-home.html   (966 words)

  
 Canadian River fishing, hunting and camping. We list guide services, campgrounds, rv parks, cabins, bed and breakfast, ...
The Canadian river is the northern most major river in Texas, crossing the Panhandle from Logan, New Mexico to Durham, Oklahoma.
The headwaters of the Canadian River are in northeastern New Mexico.
The Canadian River is a tributary to the Arkansas River, which eventually flows into the Mississippi River.There are three major reservoirs in the Texas portion of the Canadian River Basin are Lake Meredith and the Palo Duro and Rita Blanca reservoirs.
www.texassportfishing.com /Region_Rivers_Main/canadian_river.htm   (279 words)

  
 North Canadian River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
North Canadian River is a river that flows through New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma in the United States.
It enters Northwest Oklahoma and turns southeast and takes the name North Canadian River where it is joined by Wolf Creek just south of the town of Fort Supply, Oklahoma.
A seven-mile portion of the river flowing through Oklahoma City was renamed the Oklahoma River in 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_Canadian_River   (247 words)

  
 Canadian River - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Canada’s two greatest rivers are the St. Lawrence, which drains the Great Lakes and empties into the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the Mackenzie, which...
Red River Rebellion (1869-1870), resistance movement against the sale to Canada of territories held by the Hudson’s Bay Company.
Canadian Animals : pictures of animals found in Canada: North American River Otter
encarta.msn.com /Canadian_River.html   (152 words)

  
 Great Canadian Rivers and Salmon Undercurrents
Explore the history, ecosystems, culture, recreation and economy of Canadian waterways.
Find out more about Canadian river facts and figures, including length and location, natural environment, fish and wildlife, and salmon species, habitat, history, culture and conservation.
Find out more about the varied landscapes and ecosystems of these Canadian rivers, and the historical, cultural, and economic forces that have shaped their destinies.
www.greatcanadianrivers.com   (219 words)

  
 New Mexico Whitewater River Rafting, Canoeing, and Kayaking by Known World Guide Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Inflatable Kayak trips on the head waters of the mighty Canadian River.
Springing off the eastern slope of the Sangre de Cristo range of the Rockies the Canadian river begins it's flow east towards the Mississippi.
Lower stretch of the Canadian River, wonderful wilderness and spectacular scenery makes this a favorite Canoe trip.
www.knownworldguides.com /canadian.html   (184 words)

  
 Canadian Rockies River Expeditions - BC whitewater rafting adventures - Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
Our 'Big Time Whitewater' adventure at Canadian Rockies River Expeditions is designed for the experienced whitewater rafter and the adventurous beginner alike.
This is a similar voyage to what you might expect to find on the Kicking Horse or Ottawa rivers … but … you'll probably have the whole river to yourself.
Canadian Rockies River Expeditions in Kimberley … enjoy the best day of your summer river rafting in the Kootenay region of British Columbia!
www.bcadventure.com /canadianrockiesriverexpeditions   (367 words)

  
 Sugar Creek Watershed Study - North Canadian River  | NRCS NWMC
On December 3, 1996, The team surveyed one cross section, approximately 57 feet downstream from the concrete overfall of the concrete box culvert under State Highway 58.
The USGS Crest Stage Gage 07239050 on the North Canadian River Tributary near Eagle City, was in operation from 1964 to 1975.
Twelve years of record is not sufficient to produce a high confidence level in the peak discharge probability distribution.
wmc.ar.nrcs.usda.gov /technical/HHSWR/Sugarcreek/canadian.html   (454 words)

  
 Canadian River Hilton Hunting Lodge, Oklahoma Guide Service, Hunting Outfitter, Hunting Guide Service, Guided Hunts, ...
The Canadian River Hilton Hunting Lodge is a ranch that has been family owned and operated for over 100 years.
During your stay at the Canadian River Hilton, the family will provide food that is cooked from styles ranging from cast iron to home smoked.
It is not unusual to have your choice of 3 types of wild game, 4 side dishes that could be meals by themselves and for desert homemade cobblers, cakes, pies, and ice cream.
www.canadianriverhilton.com   (177 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: CANADIAN RIVER EXPEDITION
The Canadian River Expedition of 1868 was the westernmost prong of Gen. Philip H. Sheridan's
Many Indians had set up winter camps near the villages of the Comanches and Kiowas in the Canadian and Washita valleys, thus compounding the problem, since those two tribes were not considered hostile in Kansas at the time.
After establishing Camp Supply on the North Canadian, the troops engaged in several forays, highlighted by Custer's victory in the battle of the Washita, near the site of present Cheyenne, Oklahoma, on November 17.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/print/CC/qfc1.html   (1181 words)

  
 MAPS : North Canadian River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Downes said the two major goals for the river renovation, perhaps the most complex of all the MAPS projects, were beautification and economic revitalization.
The Oklahoma River’s opening was celebrated with a boat parade and fireworks during the evening.
Ray Ackerman, a former chairman of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, conceived the idea of renaming the stretch of North Canadian River, which became official in May. He wanted all of the river that runs through the state to be renamed.
maps.newsok.com /?maps_river   (644 words)

  
 Canadian River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is about the river in the southwestern United States.
At its first dam at Conchas Lake, the river turns eastward.
It is unclear why the river is called the Canadian.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_River   (485 words)

  
 Nahanni River Adventures @ Canadian River Expeditions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Neil Hartling, founder of Nahanni River Adventures, is also the author of: Nahanni, River of Gold...River of Dreams.
Canadian River Expeditions has partnered with Nahanni River Adventures to offer you additional world class rivers with our world class guides.
Based in the north and partnered with native communities, we maintain the highest standards of ecotourism by leaving the majority of financial benefits in the north.
www.canriver.com   (856 words)

  
 North Canadian River - OK
For the casual paddler looking for an easily accessed and not too strenuous afternoon, the North Canadian River just north of Lake Overholser is a great choice.
After short rainy periods, the river is 3 to 5 feet deep and wide enough for a relaxed afternoon of paddling.
The only hazzard is the occasional water moccasin that may swim across the river well ahead of you, but they'll avoid you as much as you will them.
www.paddling.net /places/showReport.html?1372   (149 words)

  
 Old US 66 Canadian River Bridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This Bridge spans the South Canadian River, which at this point is the boundary between Canadian and Caddo Counties Oklahoma.
It is 3,944.33 feet in length and was built jointly by the state and federal governments.
This photo below shows the three full spans that are visible from the river channel.
okbridges.wkinsler.com /canadianbridge1.html   (129 words)

  
 Canadian River Canoe Journeys
This Canadian Heritage River is a wilderness whitewater extravaganza.
The river is in the Northeast corner of Saskatchewan.
We'll take you along as we bring history alive on the river most loved by the First People who have lived here for thousands of years, by the fur traders and by today's recreational paddlers who recognize the Churchill as one of the greatest canoeing rivers in the world.
www.greatexcursions.com /cat.php/cID/1/t/Canadian+River+Canoe+Journeys   (895 words)

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