ROCK RIVER COALITION, INC: Testing the Waters: A Paddle and Probe Adventure

Purpose

Project Scope and Description of Deliverables: This project will clearly try and engage the public in getting involved in trying to make a difference in the Rock River. In the application pages 6, 7, and 8, clearly outline the goals/objectives and the activities (1a-1d) necessary to reach those goals. The success of this project will closely follow how many of these goals the sponsor can accomplish. Project Final deliverables include: 1) Reach 400 people will participate in all or portions of event. 2) Prepare a written guide on entire process for future groups. 3) Complete web map with monitoring results and data analysis. 4) Ensure 10 schools participate in online programming and following on social media. 5) Ensure 8 schools have in-class programming. 6) Development of Student evaluations. 7) Document participation via pledge cards. 8) Compile a summary of the event and actions and post on social media Facebook, Twitter, and web page. 8) Compile a video and photo collection of the event and the sections paddled. 9) Work with biologist to capture data in proper data bases. Specific final activities include: 1) Finalize locations, logistics, lodging, and securing permission to paddle Federal portion of Horicon Marsh. 2) Hire coordinator to manage event. 3) RRC will encourage public elected official(s) to paddle portions of Rock River in their jurisdiction. 4) Update and promote event on social media. 5) Prepare written program guidance document. 6) Hire UW Whitewater students to paddle kayaks with probes and displaying digital information. 7) UW-W Professor Dr. Eric Compas will provide trouble shooting guidance.

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Project Scope and Description of Deliverables: This project will clearly try and engage the public in getting involved in trying to make a difference in the Rock River. In the application pages 6, 7, and 8, clearly outline the goals/objectives and the activities (1a-1d) necessary to reach those goals. The success of this project will closely follow how many of these goals the sponsor can accomplish. Project Final deliverables include: 1) Reach 400 people will participate in all or portions of event. 2) Prepare a written guide on entire process for future groups. 3) Complete web map with monitoring results and data analysis. 4) Ensure 10 schools participate in online programming and following on social media. 5) Ensure 8 schools have in-class programming. 6) Development of Student evaluations. 7) Document participation via pledge cards. 8) Compile a summary of the event and actions and post on social media Facebook, Twitter, and web page. 8) Compile a video and photo collection of the event and the sections paddled. 9) Work with biologist to capture data in proper data bases. Specific final activities include: 1) Finalize locations, logistics, lodging, and securing permission to paddle Federal portion of Horicon Marsh. 2) Hire coordinator to manage event. 3) RRC will encourage public elected official(s) to paddle portions of Rock River in their jurisdiction. 4) Update and promote event on social media. 5) Prepare written program guidance document. 6) Hire UW Whitewater students to paddle kayaks with probes and displaying digital information. 7) UW-W Professor Dr. Eric Compas will provide trouble shooting guidance.
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Project Scope and Description of Deliverables: This project will clearly try and engage the public in getting involved in trying to make a difference in the Rock River. In the application pages 6, 7, and 8, clearly outline the goals/objectives and the activities (1a-1d) necessary to reach those goals. The success of this project will closely follow how many of these goals the sponsor can accomplish. Project Final deliverables include: 1) Reach 400 people will participate in all or portions of event. 2) Prepare a written guide on entire process for future groups. 3) Complete web map with monitoring results and data analysis. 4) Ensure 10 schools participate in online programming and following on social media. 5) Ensure 8 schools have in-class programming. 6) Development of Student evaluations. 7) Document participation via pledge cards. 8) Compile a summary of the event and actions and post on social media Facebook, Twitter, and web page. 8) Compile a video and photo collection of the event and the sections paddled. 9) Work with biologist to capture data in proper data bases. Specific final activities include: 1) Finalize locations, logistics, lodging, and securing permission to paddle Federal portion of Horicon Marsh. 2) Hire coordinator to manage event. 3) RRC will encourage public elected official(s) to paddle portions of Rock River in their jurisdiction. 4) Update and promote event on social media. 5) Prepare written program guidance document. 6) Hire UW Whitewater students to paddle kayaks with probes and displaying digital information. 7) UW-W Professor Dr. Eric Compas will provide trouble shooting guidance.
 
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