FOX WOLF WATERSHED ALLIANCE: Education & Changing Behaviors in the Lower Fox River

Purpose

The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance is sponsoring a project to increase public awareness of watershed function, ecosystem health, and non-point source pollution related to the Lower Fox River. Project final deliverables include: all data collected, agendas and minutes for planning meetings, newsletters and educational materials provided to the public. Specific project activities include: 1) Update and distribute the Erosion and Sediment Control Field Guide; 2) Update and distribute Responsible Construction brochure; 3) Explore the possibility of erosion control certification in NE WI; 4) Host a one day erosion control workshop for small-scale urbanized construction activities; 5) Host a 1.5 day Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control workshop; 6) Create a database for winter parking lot maintenance activities; 7) Develop an informational brochure or flier regarding winter parking lot and sidewalk maintenance; 8) Host a one-day workshop for winter parking lot and sidewalk maintenance; 9) Develop a planning document regarding stormwater control structures; 10) Create a database of stormwater control structure owners; 11) Develop and distribute educational material addressing stormwater structure inspections, maintenance and care; and 12) Host a one day workshop regarding stormwater control structures. This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps, and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional Rivers Biologist. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide DNR Rivers Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR to receive both paper and electronic .pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to submission of grantee's final payment request.

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Reports and Documents
The Northeast Wisconsin Stormwater Consortium (NEWSC), a subsidiary of the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance (FWWA) submitted a WDNR river planning grant application in fall, 2016 which was awarded in summer, 2017. The proposed purpose of the grant application was to expand on existing NEWSC programming in order to achieve reductions in sediment and nutrient loading to the Lower Fox River, which is currently listed as an Area of Concern (AOC).
Brochure outlining erosion and sediment control principles in Wisconsin. Details many best management practices and technical standards.
The Northeast Wisconsin Stormwater Consortium (NEWSC), a subsidiary of the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance (FWWA) submitted a WDNR river planning grant application in fall, 2016 which was awarded in summer, 2017. The proposed purpose of the grant application was to expand on existing NEWSC programming in order to achieve reductions in sediment and nutrient loading to the Lower Fox River, which is currently listed as an Area of Concern (AOC).
The Northeast Wisconsin Stormwater Consortium (NEWSC), a subsidiary of the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance (FWWA) submitted a WDNR river planning grant application in fall, 2016 which was awarded in summer, 2017. The proposed purpose of the grant application was to expand on existing NEWSC programming in order to achieve reductions in sediment and nutrient loading to the Lower Fox River, which is currently listed as an Area of Concern (AOC).
 
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Grant Awarded
The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance is sponsoring a project to increase public awareness of watershed function, ecosystem health, and non-point source pollution related to the Lower Fox River. Project final deliverables include: all data collected, agendas and minutes for planning meetings, newsletters and educational materials provided to the public. Specific project activities include: 1) Update and distribute the Erosion and Sediment Control Field Guide; 2) Update and distribute Responsible Construction brochure; 3) Explore the possibility of erosion control certification in NE WI; 4) Host a one day erosion control workshop for small-scale urbanized construction activities; 5) Host a 1.5 day Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control workshop; 6) Create a database for winter parking lot maintenance activities; 7) Develop an informational brochure or flier regarding winter parking lot and sidewalk maintenance; 8) Host a one-day workshop for winter parking lot and sidewalk maintenance; 9) Develop a planning document regarding stormwater control structures; 10) Create a database of stormwater control structure owners; 11) Develop and distribute educational material addressing stormwater structure inspections, maintenance and care; and 12) Host a one day workshop regarding stormwater control structures.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance is sponsoring a project to increase public awareness of watershed function, ecosystem health, and non-point source pollution related to the Lower Fox River. Project final deliverables include: all data collected, agendas and minutes for planning meetings, newsletters and educational materials provided to the public. Specific project activities include: 1) Update and distribute the Erosion and Sediment Control Field Guide; 2) Update and distribute Responsible Construction brochure; 3) Explore the possibility of erosion control certification in NE WI; 4) Host a one day erosion control workshop for small-scale urbanized construction activities; 5) Host a 1.5 day Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control workshop; 6) Create a database for winter parking lot maintenance activities; 7) Develop an informational brochure or flier regarding winter parking lot and sidewalk maintenance; 8) Host a one-day workshop for winter parking lot and sidewalk maintenance; 9) Develop a planning document regarding stormwater control structures; 10) Create a database of stormwater control structure owners; 11) Develop and distribute educational material addressing stormwater structure inspections, maintenance and care; and 12) Host a one day workshop regarding stormwater control structures.
 
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