STANDING CEDARS COMMUNITY LAND CONSERVANCY: Bluffs Greenway Protection & Education

Purpose

The Standing Cedars Community Land Conservancy will conduct a project to strengthen organizational capacity, inventory land resources and develop a protection strategy, conduct an educational effort, develop a model for collaborative greenway design and management. Organizational capacity will be strengthened through activities aimed at increasing the exposure of the organization. Education outreach packets will be developed for use during business and individual contacts; board member education on land protection strategies, tools, fundraising and outreach will be conducted; development and implementation of a fund raising plan will help in the attainment of financial goals established in the organization strategic plan. A GIS map will be created including details of land cover, wetland mapping, parcel mapping and ownership. A strategy for land protection will be developed including protection priorities. Landowner contacts will be initiated to discuss options for land protection. An educational effort will be intitated aimed at residents and visitors focusing on the importance of the river ecosystem and highlighting the natural features of the Standing Cedars property. A final report will be submitted to the Department in both written and electronic format, including the following: 1) Examples of various types of education materials, 2) Standing Cedars property tour guide, 3) GIS maps, 4) Board outreach packet, 5) Land protection strategy

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RP-117-06
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Grant Awarded
The Standing Cedars Community Land Conservancy will conduct a project to strengthen organizational capacity, inventory land resources and develop a protection strategy, conduct an educational effort, develop a model for collaborative greenway design and management. Organizational capacity will be strengthened through activities aimed at increasing the exposure of the organization. Education outreach packets will be developed for use during business and individual contacts; board member education on land protection strategies, tools, fundraising and outreach will be conducted; development and implementation of a fund raising plan will help in the attainment of financial goals established in the organization strategic plan. A GIS map will be created including details of land cover, wetland mapping, parcel mapping and ownership. A strategy for land protection will be developed including protection priorities. Landowner contacts will be initiated to discuss options for land protection. An educational effort will be intitated aimed at residents and visitors focusing on the importance of the river ecosystem and highlighting the natural features of the Standing Cedars property. A final report will be submitted to the Department in both written and electronic format, including the following: 1) Examples of various types of education materials, 2) Standing Cedars property tour guide, 3) GIS maps, 4) Board outreach packet, 5) Land protection strategy
Rivers Planning Grant
The Standing Cedars Community Land Conservancy will conduct a project to strengthen organizational capacity, inventory land resources and develop a protection strategy, conduct an educational effort, develop a model for collaborative greenway design and management. Organizational capacity will be strengthened through activities aimed at increasing the exposure of the organization. Education outreach packets will be developed for use during business and individual contacts; board member education on land protection strategies, tools, fundraising and outreach will be conducted; development and implementation of a fund raising plan will help in the attainment of financial goals established in the organization strategic plan. A GIS map will be created including details of land cover, wetland mapping, parcel mapping and ownership. A strategy for land protection will be developed including protection priorities. Landowner contacts will be initiated to discuss options for land protection. An educational effort will be intitated aimed at residents and visitors focusing on the importance of the river ecosystem and highlighting the natural features of the Standing Cedars property. A final report will be submitted to the Department in both written and electronic format, including the following: 1) Examples of various types of education materials, 2) Standing Cedars property tour guide, 3) GIS maps, 4) Board outreach packet, 5) Land protection strategy
Information and Education
The Standing Cedars Community Land Conservancy will conduct a project to strengthen organizational capacity, inventory land resources and develop a protection strategy, conduct an educational effort, develop a model for collaborative greenway design and management. Organizational capacity will be strengthened through activities aimed at increasing the exposure of the organization. Education outreach packets will be developed for use during business and individual contacts; board member education on land protection strategies, tools, fundraising and outreach will be conducted; development and implementation of a fund raising plan will help in the attainment of financial goals established in the organization strategic plan. A GIS map will be created including details of land cover, wetland mapping, parcel mapping and ownership. A strategy for land protection will be developed including protection priorities. Landowner contacts will be initiated to discuss options for land protection. An educational effort will be intitated aimed at residents and visitors focusing on the importance of the river ecosystem and highlighting the natural features of the Standing Cedars property. A final report will be submitted to the Department in both written and electronic format, including the following: 1) Examples of various types of education materials, 2) Standing Cedars property tour guide, 3) GIS maps, 4) Board outreach packet, 5) Land protection strategy
Project Deliverable
The Standing Cedars Community Land Conservancy will conduct a project to strengthen organizational capacity, inventory land resources and develop a protection strategy, conduct an educational effort, develop a model for collaborative greenway design and management. Organizational capacity will be strengthened through activities aimed at increasing the exposure of the organization. Education outreach packets will be developed for use during business and individual contacts; board member education on land protection strategies, tools, fundraising and outreach will be conducted; development and implementation of a fund raising plan will help in the attainment of financial goals established in the organization strategic plan. A GIS map will be created including details of land cover, wetland mapping, parcel mapping and ownership. A strategy for land protection will be developed including protection priorities. Landowner contacts will be initiated to discuss options for land protection. An educational effort will be intitated aimed at residents and visitors focusing on the importance of the river ecosystem and highlighting the natural features of the Standing Cedars property. A final report will be submitted to the Department in both written and electronic format, including the following: 1) Examples of various types of education materials, 2) Standing Cedars property tour guide, 3) GIS maps, 4) Board outreach packet, 5) Land protection strategy
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Standing Cedars Community Land Conservancy will conduct a project to strengthen organizational capacity, inventory land resources and develop a protection strategy, conduct an educational effort, develop a model for collaborative greenway design and management. Organizational capacity will be strengthened through activities aimed at increasing the exposure of the organization. Education outreach packets will be developed for use during business and individual contacts; board member education on land protection strategies, tools, fundraising and outreach will be conducted; development and implementation of a fund raising plan will help in the attainment of financial goals established in the organization strategic plan. A GIS map will be created including details of land cover, wetland mapping, parcel mapping and ownership. A strategy for land protection will be developed including protection priorities. Landowner contacts will be initiated to discuss options for land protection. An educational effort will be intitated aimed at residents and visitors focusing on the importance of the river ecosystem and highlighting the natural features of the Standing Cedars property. A final report will be submitted to the Department in both written and electronic format, including the following: 1) Examples of various types of education materials, 2) Standing Cedars property tour guide, 3) GIS maps, 4) Board outreach packet, 5) Land protection strategy
 
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