ROCK RIVER COALITION, INC: Rock River Basin Volunteer Stream Monitoring Report Card

Purpose

The Rock River Coalition will undertake a River Planning grant to compile and analyze water quality data collected over the last 12 years. The RRC will then produce a basin wide summary of the information. This summary of water quality data will be made available to the public through the RRC website. The information will be used to build an advisory team which will create goals for the monitoring teams. The report card will help to focus monitoring efforts where they are needed most and provide information on the status of water quality throughout the basin. Project deliverables are: 1. Determine the new \201Cstrategic membership\201D of the Stream Monitoring Advisory Committee (SMAC), from a wide range of partners and interests. 2. Hold two meetings of the newly rejuvenated stream monitoring advisory steering committee will have been held in first year of project. 3. Have SMAC establish focus areas for monitoring and determine the goals and objectives of the use of the monitoring data. 4. SMAC will create proposal to submit to the consultant to determine best methods for data analysis and ranking criteria for \201CReport Card\201D. 5. 20 copies will be printed and distributed to key locations. A pdf of the Report Card will also appear on the Rock River Coalition web site.

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RP-275-15
2015
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The Rock River Coalition will undertake a River Planning grant to compile and analyze water quality data collected over the last 12 years. The RRC will then produce a basin wide summary of the information. This summary of water quality data will be made available to the public through the RRC website. The information will be used to build an advisory team which will create goals for the monitoring teams. The report card will help to focus monitoring efforts where they are needed most and provide information on the status of water quality throughout the basin. Project deliverables are: 1. Determine the new \201Cstrategic membership\201D of the Stream Monitoring Advisory Committee (SMAC), from a wide range of partners and interests. 2. Hold two meetings of the newly rejuvenated stream monitoring advisory steering committee will have been held in first year of project. 3. Have SMAC establish focus areas for monitoring and determine the goals and objectives of the use of the monitoring data. 4. SMAC will create proposal to submit to the consultant to determine best methods for data analysis and ranking criteria for \201CReport Card\201D. 5. 20 copies will be printed and distributed to key locations. A pdf of the Report Card will also appear on the Rock River Coalition web site.
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The Rock River Coalition will undertake a River Planning grant to compile and analyze water quality data collected over the last 12 years. The RRC will then produce a basin wide summary of the information. This summary of water quality data will be made available to the public through the RRC website. The information will be used to build an advisory team which will create goals for the monitoring teams. The report card will help to focus monitoring efforts where they are needed most and provide information on the status of water quality throughout the basin. Project deliverables are: 1. Determine the new \201Cstrategic membership\201D of the Stream Monitoring Advisory Committee (SMAC), from a wide range of partners and interests. 2. Hold two meetings of the newly rejuvenated stream monitoring advisory steering committee will have been held in first year of project. 3. Have SMAC establish focus areas for monitoring and determine the goals and objectives of the use of the monitoring data. 4. SMAC will create proposal to submit to the consultant to determine best methods for data analysis and ranking criteria for \201CReport Card\201D. 5. 20 copies will be printed and distributed to key locations. A pdf of the Report Card will also appear on the Rock River Coalition web site.
 
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