LAKESHORE NATURAL RESOURCES PARTNERSHIP INC.: LNRP Lower Manitowoc Watershed Plan

Purpose

Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership (LNRP) proposes to continue to build capacity for educating the community about issues impacting the Lower Manitowoc River Watershed by 1) holding three seminars and one week long Watershed Ambassador Camp, 2) holding two Lake Michigan Beach and one Manitowoc River cleanup events, 3) write a state of Lower Schuette Park report, 4) hold at least one river paddle and one Project RED event, 5) map locations of invasive species and develop plans for removal, and 6) release at least six newspaper articles, along with fliers and other forms of advertising and outreach for all events. LNRP will submit a final report summarizing the project to the Department. The project elements and deliverables will be completed as described in the project proposal submitted to the Department and dated December 8, 2014

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RP-274-15
2015
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Reports and Documents
Agenda from a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed occurring on June 28, 2016. Discussion points include strategic planning, vision and planning, and fundraising, among other topics.
Poster for a beach clean up event occurring on June 4, 2016 at 9 am at the Lower Schuette Park. The event occurred on the beaches around the Manitowoc River
A business solicitation letter from the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed written on May 15, 2016. The letter invites the business owner to become a financial supporter of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed .
A group donation flyer made by the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed containing information on the organization and asking for financial support for the organization
Agenda from a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed on May 9, 2016. The agenda discusses a development plan, capacity building, leadership, partnerships, volunteers, and fundraising.
Press release for a litter and debris clean up event occurring on June 4, 2016 along and in the Manitowoc River.
Agenda for a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Discussion points include Schuette Park, the Food Share Program, Financials, and River Planning Grants from the previous and current years, among other things.
Flyer for a beach clean up event occurring on April 23, 2016 from 9:00am to 11:00 am. The event was for the Manitowoc and Two Rivers watersheds.
Agenda for a strategic planning meeting on March 7, 2016 between the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed and LNRP.
Newsletter about the beaches surrounding Lake Michigan that are located in Manitowoc, WI. The newsletter discusses beach issues such as E. coli, changing water levels, and cleanup efforts.
Flyer for a workshop on using, maintaining, and expanding the Ice Age National Scenic Trail occurring on February 27, 2016 at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Newsletter about the Lower Schuette Park. The newsletter contains information about the newly installed kayak launch (Fall 2015), areas of concern, additional projects, a wish list of items for the park, and volunteer opportunities, among others.
Newsletter from Winter 2016 focused on the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership (LNRP) Adopt-A-Park Program.
List of events that the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed planned for 2016 along with monthly events.
Memo to WDNR from LNRP about the final report for the Manitowoc River Watershed River Planning Grant, which is on CDs
Strategic plan for the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed for 2016.
Final version of the group donation flyer made by the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. The flyer includes information on the organization and asks for a financial donation.
Newsletter from Winter 2016 focused on the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed, what they have accomplished in the past few months and events they're planning for the current year.
News story about the new kayak launch installed at Lower Schette Park on October 22, 2015. The launch will be taken out in winter and returned in spring. The launch was funded in part by a WDNR grant along with donations from the Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership and the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed.
Flyer for a groundwater seminar being given by Kevin Masarik, Groundwater Education Specialist at the Center for Watershed Science and Education, UW-Stevens Point & UW-Extension. The event will occur October 14, 2015 from 6pm-7:30pm at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc, WI.
Poster for a beach clean up event occurring on September 19, 2015 from 9am-11am. The event took place in Manitowoc, WI on the beaches of Lake Michigan.
Agenda from a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Discussion topics include the kayak launch at Lower Schuette Park, Snap Shot Day, and a Ground Water Seminar occurring on October 14th, among other things.
Agenda for a Planning Meeting occurring on August 3, 2015. The meeting discussed an action plan for 2015 and discussion on concepts for 2016.
News report about the Wisconsin Maritime Museum's annual Watershed Ambassadors Summer Camp, led by Titus Seilheimer, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant fisheries specialist, and Wendy Lutzke, Maritime Museum education curator. Thirteen students participated in the camp in 2015.
Press release for an Earth Day clean-up event occurring on April 25, 2015 from 9am-11:30am, on ten beaches along Lake Michigan.
Poster for a workshop on rain barrels and rain gardens occurring on April 8, 2015 from 6pm-7:30pm at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. The workshop is being given by Jessica Schultz, director of the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance in Appleton, WI.
Final sheet for the 4th annual beach clean up occurring on April 25, 2015 from 9:00am-11:30am.
Press release for a seminar occurring at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum on April 8, 2015 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. The seminar is to learn how to use rain barrels and rain gardens to slow storm water runoff from storms from getting into streams, creeks, and rivers.
Newsletter from Spring 2015 focused on the installation of the EZ Launch - Kayak and Canoe Station at the Lower Schuette Park, which LNRP adopted in January 2014.
Newsletter from Spring 2015 focused on the spring clean up of ten area beaches along Lake Michigan on April 25, 2015
Newsletter from Fall 2015 focused on LNRP receiving two grants for their Restore the Shore efforts.
Newsletter from Fall 2015 focused on the efforts of the Little Manitowoc River Partnership and their efforts to restore the shallow open water connection lost in 2008 between the Little Manitowoc River and adjacent coastal wetland along the shore of Lake Michigan.
Newsletter from Fall 2015 focused on the new kayak launch installed by the Manitowoc Parks Department at Lower Schuette Park on October 22, 2015.
List of events occurring during 2015 that the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed have planned along with contact info for more information about the events.
Cover sheet for the final report by the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership for their River Planning Grant
Final Report outline for Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership's River Planning Grant
Report on the water quality of the Little Manitowoc River from 2013-2015
Water quality graphs for the Little Manitowoc River from 2013-2015
Newsletter from Fall 2015 focused on the Watershed Ambassadors Camp.
A short report about the funding of four sets of recycling and garbage bins by the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, Inc. The document also includes a photo of one each of the new trash bins and recycling bins. *Year may also be 2016, unclear.
Newsletter from Summer 2015 about Restore the Shore efforts and progress
Newsletter from Fall 2015 focusing on the AIS Bridge Snapshot Day at the end of August, the September beach clean up around the beaches of Manitowoc, and a seminar on groundwater issues.
Newsletter from Spring 2015 focused on the free seminar hosted by the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed on April 8, 2015 at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. The seminar was on rain barrels and rain gardens.
Newsletter from Summer 2015 on the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed
 
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership (LNRP) proposes to continue to build capacity for educating the community about issues impacting the Lower Manitowoc River Watershed by 1) holding three seminars and one week long Watershed Ambassador Camp, 2) holding two Lake Michigan Beach and one Manitowoc River cleanup events, 3) write a state of Lower Schuette Park report, 4) hold at least one river paddle and one Project RED event, 5) map locations of invasive species and develop plans for removal, and 6) release at least six newspaper articles, along with fliers and other forms of advertising and outreach for all events. LNRP will submit a final report summarizing the project to the Department.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership (LNRP) proposes to continue to build capacity for educating the community about issues impacting the Lower Manitowoc River Watershed by 1) holding three seminars and one week long Watershed Ambassador Camp, 2) holding two Lake Michigan Beach and one Manitowoc River cleanup events, 3) write a state of Lower Schuette Park report, 4) hold at least one river paddle and one Project RED event, 5) map locations of invasive species and develop plans for removal, and 6) release at least six newspaper articles, along with fliers and other forms of advertising and outreach for all events. LNRP will submit a final report summarizing the project to the Department.
 
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