Where are we in the watershed? Where are the headwaters, outlets, etc?
What does the surrounding landscape look like? Can you list plant species observed on the trip? Is there "natural" habitat in this reach? How has the landscape been altered by humans?
What types of animals were observed in the water and along the river banks?
What does the water look like? What were the secchi readings? Is there anything in the water that surprised you? How do animals and people interact with water on this river reach?
How is land used in this area by people? What impact does land use have on water and recreation?
How would you rate the paddling trip? What other types of recreation are possible? How could recreation be enhanced?
Consider any of the above topics.
Consider telling someone about this trip in 2-4 sentences.