UPPER SUGAR RIVER WATERSHED ASSOCIATION: Sugar River-Survey of Floodplain Lakes & Watershed Community Outreach

Purpose

The Upper Sugar River Watershed Association (USRWA) will sponsor a project and community outreach effort on the Sugar River in Green and Rock counties. This project focuses on collection of new scientific data on nongame fish and other aquatic life inhabiting backwater sloughs of the Sugar River. The findings of this project will fill important gaps in the database for off-channel fisheries and associated aquatic life along the river. Along with a final report, project deliverables include: 1) recommendation whether to encourage establishment of a new organization south of Dane county or expand USRWA reach to include areas south of Dane County; 2) document nad share results from the field work; 3) make recommendations for protection and management of offchannel lakes; identifying key resources that deserve protection from federal, state, or other non-profit groups.

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River Planning Grant
RP-182-10
2009
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Grant Awarded
The Upper Sugar River Watershed Association (USRWA) will sponsor a project and community outreach effort on the Sugar River in Green and Rock counties. This project focuses on collection of new scientific data on nongame fish and other aquatic life inhabiting backwater sloughs of the Sugar River. The findings of this project will fill important gaps in the database for off-channel fisheries and associated aquatic life along the river. Along with a final report, project deliverables include: 1) recommendation whether to encourage establishment of a new organization south of Dane county or expand USRWA reach to include areas south of Dane County; 2) document nad share results from the field work; 3) make recommendations for protection and management of offchannel lakes; identifying key resources that deserve protection from federal, state, or other non-profit groups.
Rivers Planning Grant
The Upper Sugar River Watershed Association (USRWA) will sponsor a project and community outreach effort on the Sugar River in Green and Rock counties. This project focuses on collection of new scientific data on nongame fish and other aquatic life inhabiting backwater sloughs of the Sugar River. The findings of this project will fill important gaps in the database for off-channel fisheries and associated aquatic life along the river. Along with a final report, project deliverables include: 1) recommendation whether to encourage establishment of a new organization south of Dane county or expand USRWA reach to include areas south of Dane County; 2) document nad share results from the field work; 3) make recommendations for protection and management of offchannel lakes; identifying key resources that deserve protection from federal, state, or other non-profit groups.
Monitor Fish Community
The Upper Sugar River Watershed Association (USRWA) will sponsor a project and community outreach effort on the Sugar River in Green and Rock counties. This project focuses on collection of new scientific data on nongame fish and other aquatic life inhabiting backwater sloughs of the Sugar River. The findings of this project will fill important gaps in the database for off-channel fisheries and associated aquatic life along the river. Along with a final report, project deliverables include: 1) recommendation whether to encourage establishment of a new organization south of Dane county or expand USRWA reach to include areas south of Dane County; 2) document nad share results from the field work; 3) make recommendations for protection and management of offchannel lakes; identifying key resources that deserve protection from federal, state, or other non-profit groups.
Project Deliverable
The Upper Sugar River Watershed Association (USRWA) will sponsor a project and community outreach effort on the Sugar River in Green and Rock counties. This project focuses on collection of new scientific data on nongame fish and other aquatic life inhabiting backwater sloughs of the Sugar River. The findings of this project will fill important gaps in the database for off-channel fisheries and associated aquatic life along the river. Along with a final report, project deliverables include: 1) recommendation whether to encourage establishment of a new organization south of Dane county or expand USRWA reach to include areas south of Dane County; 2) document nad share results from the field work; 3) make recommendations for protection and management of offchannel lakes; identifying key resources that deserve protection from federal, state, or other non-profit groups.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Upper Sugar River Watershed Association (USRWA) will sponsor a project and community outreach effort on the Sugar River in Green and Rock counties. This project focuses on collection of new scientific data on nongame fish and other aquatic life inhabiting backwater sloughs of the Sugar River. The findings of this project will fill important gaps in the database for off-channel fisheries and associated aquatic life along the river. Along with a final report, project deliverables include: 1) recommendation whether to encourage establishment of a new organization south of Dane county or expand USRWA reach to include areas south of Dane County; 2) document nad share results from the field work; 3) make recommendations for protection and management of offchannel lakes; identifying key resources that deserve protection from federal, state, or other non-profit groups.
 
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