FRIENDS OF THE BRANCH RIVER, INC.: Branch River Strategic Plan Phase 1

Purpose

The Friends of the Branch River proposes to develop a strategic plan for the Friends of the Branch River river enhancement project. The project will take place in two phases. This is phase 1 and will include conducting fish habitat assessments, shoreline erosion surveys, water quality monitoring, and fish/crayfish tissue analysis. Information and education materials will be presented to the public throughout the projects. The strategic plan and power point presentation will be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources after completion of phase 2 of the project. 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-087-04
2003
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Grant Awarded
The Friends of the Branch River proposes to develop a strategic plan for the Friends of the Branch River river enhancement project. The project will take place in two phases. This is phase 1 and will include conducting fish habitat assessments, shoreline erosion surveys, water quality monitoring, and fish/crayfish tissue analysis. Information and education materials will be presented to the public throughout the projects. The strategic plan and power point presentation will be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources after completion of phase 2 of the project.
Rivers Planning Grant
The Friends of the Branch River proposes to develop a strategic plan for the Friends of the Branch River river enhancement project. The project will take place in two phases. This is phase 1 and will include conducting fish habitat assessments, shoreline erosion surveys, water quality monitoring, and fish/crayfish tissue analysis. Information and education materials will be presented to the public throughout the projects. The strategic plan and power point presentation will be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources after completion of phase 2 of the project.
Develop/Distribute Brochures/Literature
The Friends of the Branch River proposes to develop a strategic plan for the Friends of the Branch River river enhancement project. The project will take place in two phases. This is phase 1 and will include conducting fish habitat assessments, shoreline erosion surveys, water quality monitoring, and fish/crayfish tissue analysis. Information and education materials will be presented to the public throughout the projects. The strategic plan and power point presentation will be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources after completion of phase 2 of the project.
Monitor Fish Community
The Friends of the Branch River proposes to develop a strategic plan for the Friends of the Branch River river enhancement project. The project will take place in two phases. This is phase 1 and will include conducting fish habitat assessments, shoreline erosion surveys, water quality monitoring, and fish/crayfish tissue analysis. Information and education materials will be presented to the public throughout the projects. The strategic plan and power point presentation will be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources after completion of phase 2 of the project.
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment
The Friends of the Branch River proposes to develop a strategic plan for the Friends of the Branch River river enhancement project. The project will take place in two phases. This is phase 1 and will include conducting fish habitat assessments, shoreline erosion surveys, water quality monitoring, and fish/crayfish tissue analysis. Information and education materials will be presented to the public throughout the projects. The strategic plan and power point presentation will be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources after completion of phase 2 of the project.
Project Deliverable
The Friends of the Branch River proposes to develop a strategic plan for the Friends of the Branch River river enhancement project. The project will take place in two phases. This is phase 1 and will include conducting fish habitat assessments, shoreline erosion surveys, water quality monitoring, and fish/crayfish tissue analysis. Information and education materials will be presented to the public throughout the projects. The strategic plan and power point presentation will be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources after completion of phase 2 of the project.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Friends of the Branch River proposes to develop a strategic plan for the Friends of the Branch River river enhancement project. The project will take place in two phases. This is phase 1 and will include conducting fish habitat assessments, shoreline erosion surveys, water quality monitoring, and fish/crayfish tissue analysis. Information and education materials will be presented to the public throughout the projects. The strategic plan and power point presentation will be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources after completion of phase 2 of the project.
 
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