CITY OF INDEPENDENCE: Elk Creek Watershed

Purpose

The City of Independence, in cooperation with River Country RC&D, proposes to create a stakeholder group within the Elk Creek Watershed for the purpose of establishing a performance based incentive program to reduce sediment and nutrient inflow to Elk Creek and Bugle Lake in Trempealeau County. Major project elements to include: 1) Stakeholder recruitment, 2) Meetings and information gathering, 3) Television program, 4) Development of Recommendations, 5) Water access inventories, 6) Final Report.

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River Planning Grant
RP-179-10
2009
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The City of Independence, in cooperation with River Country RC&D, proposes to create a stakeholder group within the Elk Creek Watershed for the purpose of establishing a performance based incentive program to reduce sediment and nutrient inflow to Elk Creek and Bugle Lake in Trempealeau County. Major project elements to include: 1) Stakeholder recruitment, 2) Meetings and information gathering, 3) Television program, 4) Development of Recommendations, 5) Water access inventories, 6) Final Report.
Rivers Planning Grant
The City of Independence, in cooperation with River Country RC&D, proposes to create a stakeholder group within the Elk Creek Watershed for the purpose of establishing a performance based incentive program to reduce sediment and nutrient inflow to Elk Creek and Bugle Lake in Trempealeau County. Major project elements to include: 1) Stakeholder recruitment, 2) Meetings and information gathering, 3) Television program, 4) Development of Recommendations, 5) Water access inventories, 6) Final Report.
Engage Volunteers in Monitoring/Restoration
The City of Independence, in cooperation with River Country RC&D, proposes to create a stakeholder group within the Elk Creek Watershed for the purpose of establishing a performance based incentive program to reduce sediment and nutrient inflow to Elk Creek and Bugle Lake in Trempealeau County. Major project elements to include: 1) Stakeholder recruitment, 2) Meetings and information gathering, 3) Television program, 4) Development of Recommendations, 5) Water access inventories, 6) Final Report.
Issue News/Media Release
The City of Independence, in cooperation with River Country RC&D, proposes to create a stakeholder group within the Elk Creek Watershed for the purpose of establishing a performance based incentive program to reduce sediment and nutrient inflow to Elk Creek and Bugle Lake in Trempealeau County. Major project elements to include: 1) Stakeholder recruitment, 2) Meetings and information gathering, 3) Television program, 4) Development of Recommendations, 5) Water access inventories, 6) Final Report.
Information and Education
The City of Independence, in cooperation with River Country RC&D, proposes to create a stakeholder group within the Elk Creek Watershed for the purpose of establishing a performance based incentive program to reduce sediment and nutrient inflow to Elk Creek and Bugle Lake in Trempealeau County. Major project elements to include: 1) Stakeholder recruitment, 2) Meetings and information gathering, 3) Television program, 4) Development of Recommendations, 5) Water access inventories, 6) Final Report.
Project Deliverable
The City of Independence, in cooperation with River Country RC&D, proposes to create a stakeholder group within the Elk Creek Watershed for the purpose of establishing a performance based incentive program to reduce sediment and nutrient inflow to Elk Creek and Bugle Lake in Trempealeau County. Major project elements to include: 1) Stakeholder recruitment, 2) Meetings and information gathering, 3) Television program, 4) Development of Recommendations, 5) Water access inventories, 6) Final Report.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The City of Independence, in cooperation with River Country RC&D, proposes to create a stakeholder group within the Elk Creek Watershed for the purpose of establishing a performance based incentive program to reduce sediment and nutrient inflow to Elk Creek and Bugle Lake in Trempealeau County. Major project elements to include: 1) Stakeholder recruitment, 2) Meetings and information gathering, 3) Television program, 4) Development of Recommendations, 5) Water access inventories, 6) Final Report.
 
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