MILWAUKEE RIVERKEEPER: Enhancing Citizen Monitoring-Milwaukee River

Purpose

Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.

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Grant Awarded
Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.
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Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.
Rivers Planning Grant
Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.
Develop/Distribute Brochures/Literature
Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.
Information and Education
Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.
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Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.
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Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.
Project Deliverable
Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
Friends of Milwaukee's Rivers is applying for a river management grant in the amount of $10,000 to hire their Riverkeeper full time so they can broaden the Riverkeeper's scope of duties, both in terms of types of activities and coverage of the watershed. The total project budget is $64,923 Project funding will increase the Riverkeeper to full-time focus on water quality issues, and then allow her to work with other staff and volunteers on project components. Tasks for the project include developing protocols, developing outreach materials, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing equipment, and project reporting. Project deliverables will include uniform water monitoring protocols and reporting procedures, written materials and testing supplies as part of a volunteer orientation package, digital watershed map to track progress and a final project report submitted to the WDNR.
 
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