GRANT COUNTY: Castle Rock Creek Watershed Committee

Purpose

The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek. A full description of the project scope and deliverables is available in the grant application, which is part of this agreement. The DNR will be provided with both a paper copy and an electronic copy of the final report. Information will be disseminated to the public as described in the grant application.

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River Grant
River Planning Grant
RP-017-01
2000
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Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
Rivers Planning Grant
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
Monitor Targeted Area
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
Develop/Distribute Brochures/Literature
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
Install Kiosk or Sign
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
Hold Workshops
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
Install Kiosk or Sign
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
Project Deliverable
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Grant County LCD will work with local groups to generate data and distribute information in order to build public understanding of the unique character of the Upper Fennimore Fork (Castle Rock Creek) watershed and increase public support for efforts to protect it. Specifically the project will: 1) establish a one year stream assessment and monitoring network; 2) provide additional information concerning the local impact of proposed NPS Rules; 3) provide a listing and description of stream restoration alternatives, design considerations, and costs; 4) assist the WDNR and Grant County LCD to complete contracts for Best management Practices (BMPs); and 5) distribute the results, conclusions, and information via brochures, local newspapers, and other media, at field and indoor workshops, and by constructing an educational kiosk located near the creek.
 
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