2007 GREAT Dates
March 21, Wednesday, 6:30 pm
Darylís Downtown Restaurant. Complimentary Light
Dinner at 6:30 PM, followed by by meeting at 7:00 PM. Speaker,
new Dahlem Director, Brad Whaley.
April 22, Sunday, Noon-4:00pm
Earth Day Celebration Activities
County Park, Jackson, MI
GREAT's fleet of canoes and kayaks will be
available for the public to paddle in the park lagoons.
September 15, Saturday
Annual River Clean-up, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
has been changed to the Grand River. Report to the Amphitheater
on the Grand River, by the CMS Energy building. Parking available
in CMS Energy Parking garage located off Cooper St (formerly Airline
Meet at Put-in locations at noon on Sunday. At the
put-in, we create car pools for take-out placements. If needed,
Call 517 416-4234 to reserve a GREAT canoe/kayak. There
charges for trip insurance this year! Outings cancelled due to weather
will be posted on the home page and a phone message (call 517 416-4234).
Waivers must be signed and given to trip leader at put-in:
if under18 yrs., Minor
Form (also available at put-in)
April 29, Sunday, Paddle Outing,
N. Branch, Kalamazoo River
Put-in: Horton Millpond, Jackson County Park in village of Horton.
Take out: same. Paddle upstream to Reynolds Rd. Bridge,then back
downstream to Horton Millpond
May 20, Sunday Paddle Outing
Grand River (Jackson County)
Put-in: Loomis Rd.(east of Jackson Community College) Take
out: Draper Rd.
June 10, Sunday Paddle Outing
S. Branch, Kalamazoo River (Calhoun County)
Put-in: L Drive South (near Homer) Take-out: M-99 across from Riverside
Cemetery in Albion.
July 15, Sunday Paddle Outing
Grand River (Jackson
Put in: Draper Rd. Take out: Vandercook
Lake County Park. Picnic at park. Food Provided by GREAT
August 26, (Rescheduled) Paddle Outing
with Great Lakes Paddlers Club
Grand River (Jackson/Ingham Counties)
Put-in: Tompkins Rd. bridge, DNR public access site N.
of village of Tompkins.Take out: Baldwin County Park at Onondaga.
Picnic at park. Food for cookout provided by GREAT.
October 21 Sunday Paddle Outing
With Great Lakes Paddlers Club
11:00 am (Meet at Jackson Crossing
near Shell Station)
Huron River, Washtenaw
Put-in ,12:00 Noon at Hudson Mills Metro park (Washtenaw
County). Picnic lunch will be provided. Take-out: Dexter-Huron Metro
park. Optional Take out at Delhi Metro Park. All drivers will need
to purchase a $4 Metro park day pass.
pdf of GREAT Dates
2006 Trip Maps
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