I want to start a Paddlers club or assn. in my area. There isn't one now anywhere around. We have some spectacular paddling opportunities for big water, floaty river, and fast moving creeks. There is getting to be more and more interest in paddling all the time and I am seeing more kayaks and canoes on our local waterways more that ever. I want to start an organization to bring awareness of our great area to people. To educate people about paddling, the enviroment and taking care of our water ways. Also to hold events, races, outings, ect. Perhapes be able to develop river access points and primitive campgrounds.
Now, where do I start? Who do I contact and how do I get this thing off the ground? Any advice would be greatly appreciated!