LAKESHORE NATURAL RESOURCES PARTNERSHIP INC.: Implementing the Sheboygan River Basin Partner Action Plan

Purpose

The Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership is sponsoring a project to increase awareness of the Sheboygan River by raising citizen involvement through paddling events, cleanups, seminars, signage, invasive species control, improving fish passage, and agricultural BMP education. The following activities and deliverables will occur: 1) Sheboygan River Paddle Map and Interpretive Signage: a) Create a Sheboygan River Paddle map and provide a hard copy to the Department b) Provide summary of number of hard copies of map distributed to the public. c) Provide screenshots of the interactive online map from the SRBP website. d) Create interpretive signage. e) Provide photos and location of each sign posted along the river. 2) River Paddles: a) Conduct at least two river paddle events in 2017. b) Provide summary of event information and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. 3) River and Beach Clean-ups: a) Conduct one river cleanup event and one beach cleanup event in 2017. b) Provide summary information on the cleanups and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. 4) Workshops and Seminars: a) Conduct at least three citizen volunteer days for invasive species removal and restorative plantings. b) Provide summary information on the events and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. c) Conduct at least two educational opportunities on agricultural BMPs for the reduction of sediment and phosphorus. d) Provide summary information on the events and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. e) Provide summary of efforts undertaken to promote the development of a producer-led watershed council. f) Provide summary information on council promotion and screenshots of advertising used to promote the council formation. 5) Culvert Improvement: a) Provide summary of efforts to improve impediments to fish passage on Willow Creek. b) Provide post-project study results of native plant fish diversity and unobstructed fish passage.

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The Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership is sponsoring a project to increase awareness of the Sheboygan River by raising citizen involvement through paddling events, cleanups, seminars, signage, invasive species control, improving fish passage, and agricultural BMP education. The following activities and deliverables will occur: 1) Sheboygan River Paddle Map and Interpretive Signage: a) Create a Sheboygan River Paddle map and provide a hard copy to the Department b) Provide summary of number of hard copies of map distributed to the public. c) Provide screenshots of the interactive online map from the SRBP website. d) Create interpretive signage. e) Provide photos and location of each sign posted along the river. 2) River Paddles: a) Conduct at least two river paddle events in 2017. b) Provide summary of event information and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. 3) River and Beach Clean-ups: a) Conduct one river cleanup event and one beach cleanup event in 2017. b) Provide summary information on the cleanups and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. 4) Workshops and Seminars: a) Conduct at least three citizen volunteer days for invasive species removal and restorative plantings. b) Provide summary information on the events and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. c) Conduct at least two educational opportunities on agricultural BMPs for the reduction of sediment and phosphorus. d) Provide summary information on the events and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. e) Provide summary of efforts undertaken to promote the development of a producer-led watershed council. f) Provide summary information on council promotion and screenshots of advertising used to promote the council formation. 5) Culvert Improvement: a) Provide summary of efforts to improve impediments to fish passage on Willow Creek. b) Provide post-project study results of native plant fish diversity and unobstructed fish passage.
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The Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership is sponsoring a project to increase awareness of the Sheboygan River by raising citizen involvement through paddling events, cleanups, seminars, signage, invasive species control, improving fish passage, and agricultural BMP education. The following activities and deliverables will occur: 1) Sheboygan River Paddle Map and Interpretive Signage: a) Create a Sheboygan River Paddle map and provide a hard copy to the Department b) Provide summary of number of hard copies of map distributed to the public. c) Provide screenshots of the interactive online map from the SRBP website. d) Create interpretive signage. e) Provide photos and location of each sign posted along the river. 2) River Paddles: a) Conduct at least two river paddle events in 2017. b) Provide summary of event information and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. 3) River and Beach Clean-ups: a) Conduct one river cleanup event and one beach cleanup event in 2017. b) Provide summary information on the cleanups and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. 4) Workshops and Seminars: a) Conduct at least three citizen volunteer days for invasive species removal and restorative plantings. b) Provide summary information on the events and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. c) Conduct at least two educational opportunities on agricultural BMPs for the reduction of sediment and phosphorus. d) Provide summary information on the events and screenshots of advertising used to promote the events. e) Provide summary of efforts undertaken to promote the development of a producer-led watershed council. f) Provide summary information on council promotion and screenshots of advertising used to promote the council formation. 5) Culvert Improvement: a) Provide summary of efforts to improve impediments to fish passage on Willow Creek. b) Provide post-project study results of native plant fish diversity and unobstructed fish passage.
 
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