LAKESHORE NATURAL RESOURCES PARTNERSHIP INC.: Lakeshore NR Partnership "Cultivating Stewardship in the Manty River System"

Purpose

The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. proposes to supplement and build on previous work by partners to raise public awareness and participation in water stewardship. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will focus on building the capacity and membership of the Friends of the Branch River and the Friends of the Pine River groups. Activities for each group includes a water seminar and membership banquet, an explore and restore river event that includes litter clean-up, a paint-out event with the Water\2019s Edge Artists, and a fall and spring newsletter. The overall project goals are to enhance the watershed stewardship groups existing within the project area by building their capacity to reach and engage local citizens and officials, provide citizens and officials with opportunities to participate in protecting and restoring the rivers, and raise citizens\2019 and officials\2019 awareness and understanding of the threats to rivers in the project area. The project elements and deliverables will be completed as described in the project proposal submitted to the Department and dated April 30, 2009.

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RP-187-10
2009
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Grant Awarded
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. proposes to supplement and build on previous work by partners to raise public awareness and participation in water stewardship. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will focus on building the capacity and membership of the Friends of the Branch River and the Friends of the Pine River groups. Activities for each group includes a water seminar and membership banquet, an explore and restore river event that includes litter clean-up, a paint-out event with the Water's Edge Artists, and a fall and spring newsletter. The overall project goals are to enhance the watershed stewardship groups existing within the project area by building their capacity to reach and engage local citizens and officials, provide citizens and officials with opportunities to participate in protecting and restoring the rivers, and raise citizens' and officials' awareness and understanding of the threats to rivers in the project area.
Rivers Planning Grant
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. proposes to supplement and build on previous work by partners to raise public awareness and participation in water stewardship. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will focus on building the capacity and membership of the Friends of the Branch River and the Friends of the Pine River groups. Activities for each group includes a water seminar and membership banquet, an explore and restore river event that includes litter clean-up, a paint-out event with the Water's Edge Artists, and a fall and spring newsletter. The overall project goals are to enhance the watershed stewardship groups existing within the project area by building their capacity to reach and engage local citizens and officials, provide citizens and officials with opportunities to participate in protecting and restoring the rivers, and raise citizens' and officials' awareness and understanding of the threats to rivers in the project area.
Information and Education
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. proposes to supplement and build on previous work by partners to raise public awareness and participation in water stewardship. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will focus on building the capacity and membership of the Friends of the Branch River and the Friends of the Pine River groups. Activities for each group includes a water seminar and membership banquet, an explore and restore river event that includes litter clean-up, a paint-out event with the Water's Edge Artists, and a fall and spring newsletter. The overall project goals are to enhance the watershed stewardship groups existing within the project area by building their capacity to reach and engage local citizens and officials, provide citizens and officials with opportunities to participate in protecting and restoring the rivers, and raise citizens' and officials' awareness and understanding of the threats to rivers in the project area.
Informational Meetings
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. proposes to supplement and build on previous work by partners to raise public awareness and participation in water stewardship. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will focus on building the capacity and membership of the Friends of the Branch River and the Friends of the Pine River groups. Activities for each group includes a water seminar and membership banquet, an explore and restore river event that includes litter clean-up, a paint-out event with the Water's Edge Artists, and a fall and spring newsletter. The overall project goals are to enhance the watershed stewardship groups existing within the project area by building their capacity to reach and engage local citizens and officials, provide citizens and officials with opportunities to participate in protecting and restoring the rivers, and raise citizens' and officials' awareness and understanding of the threats to rivers in the project area.
Develop/Distribute Newsletter
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. proposes to supplement and build on previous work by partners to raise public awareness and participation in water stewardship. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will focus on building the capacity and membership of the Friends of the Branch River and the Friends of the Pine River groups. Activities for each group includes a water seminar and membership banquet, an explore and restore river event that includes litter clean-up, a paint-out event with the Water's Edge Artists, and a fall and spring newsletter. The overall project goals are to enhance the watershed stewardship groups existing within the project area by building their capacity to reach and engage local citizens and officials, provide citizens and officials with opportunities to participate in protecting and restoring the rivers, and raise citizens' and officials' awareness and understanding of the threats to rivers in the project area.
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The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. proposes to supplement and build on previous work by partners to raise public awareness and participation in water stewardship. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will focus on building the capacity and membership of the Friends of the Branch River and the Friends of the Pine River groups. Activities for each group includes a water seminar and membership banquet, an explore and restore river event that includes litter clean-up, a paint-out event with the Water's Edge Artists, and a fall and spring newsletter. The overall project goals are to enhance the watershed stewardship groups existing within the project area by building their capacity to reach and engage local citizens and officials, provide citizens and officials with opportunities to participate in protecting and restoring the rivers, and raise citizens' and officials' awareness and understanding of the threats to rivers in the project area.
 
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