FRIENDS OF THE PLATTE RIVER, INC: Platte River Community Water Trail

Purpose

The Friends of the Platte River, Inc. will develop a plan for establishing and maintaining a Water Trail on the Platte River. The project will locate points for access and will develop plans for launch site improvements. Project deliverables include: 1) a comprehensive plan for a water trail on the Platte River from Ellenboro to the Mississippi with specific sites noted, conduction drawings, permitting requirements, budget and timeline, 2) completed modeling of sediments deposition rates in the Platte River with recommendations for restoration and future action and results from preliminary pilot field studies, 3) increased membership in the Friends of the Platte River organization by inclusion of local sportsmen/stakeholders at least 50 percent and attendance to educational events by 50 percent, 4) specific plan for obtaining funding/partnership for water trail projects, 5) produce a minimum of four interviews, articles, and letters to the editor for publications in local print media and on the website, 5) quarterly planning meetings/events with local stakeholders.

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RP-194-11
2010
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Activities & Recommendations
Rivers Planning Grant
The Friends of the Platte River, Inc. will develop a plan for establishing and maintaining a Water Trail on the Platte River. The project will locate points for access and will develop plans for launch site improvements. Project deliverables include: 1) a comprehensive plan for a water trail on the Platte River from Ellenboro to the Mississippi with specific sites noted, conduction drawings, permitting requirements, budget and timeline, 2) completed modeling of sediments deposition rates in the Platte River with recommendations for restoration and future action and results from preliminary pilot field studies, 3) increased membership in the Friends of the Platte River organization by inclusion of local sportsmen/stakeholders at least 50 percent and attendance to educational events by 50 percent, 4) specific plan for obtaining funding/partnership for water trail projects, 5) produce a minimum of four interviews, articles, and letters to the editor for publications in local print media and on the website, 5) quarterly planning meetings/events with local stakeholders.
Information and Education
The Friends of the Platte River, Inc. will develop a plan for establishing and maintaining a Water Trail on the Platte River. The project will locate points for access and will develop plans for launch site improvements. Project deliverables include: 1) a comprehensive plan for a water trail on the Platte River from Ellenboro to the Mississippi with specific sites noted, conduction drawings, permitting requirements, budget and timeline, 2) completed modeling of sediments deposition rates in the Platte River with recommendations for restoration and future action and results from preliminary pilot field studies, 3) increased membership in the Friends of the Platte River organization by inclusion of local sportsmen/stakeholders at least 50 percent and attendance to educational events by 50 percent, 4) specific plan for obtaining funding/partnership for water trail projects, 5) produce a minimum of four interviews, articles, and letters to the editor for publications in local print media and on the website, 5) quarterly planning meetings/events with local stakeholders.
Grant Awarded
The Friends of the Platte River, Inc. will develop a plan for establishing and maintaining a Water Trail on the Platte River. The project will locate points for access and will develop plans for launch site improvements. Project deliverables include: 1) a comprehensive plan for a water trail on the Platte River from Ellenboro to the Mississippi with specific sites noted, conduction drawings, permitting requirements, budget and timeline, 2) completed modeling of sediments deposition rates in the Platte River with recommendations for restoration and future action and results from preliminary pilot field studies, 3) increased membership in the Friends of the Platte River organization by inclusion of local sportsmen/stakeholders at least 50 percent and attendance to educational events by 50 percent, 4) specific plan for obtaining funding/partnership for water trail projects, 5) produce a minimum of four interviews, articles, and letters to the editor for publications in local print media and on the website, 5) quarterly planning meetings/events with local stakeholders.
Issue News/Media Release
The Friends of the Platte River, Inc. will develop a plan for establishing and maintaining a Water Trail on the Platte River. The project will locate points for access and will develop plans for launch site improvements. Project deliverables include: 1) a comprehensive plan for a water trail on the Platte River from Ellenboro to the Mississippi with specific sites noted, conduction drawings, permitting requirements, budget and timeline, 2) completed modeling of sediments deposition rates in the Platte River with recommendations for restoration and future action and results from preliminary pilot field studies, 3) increased membership in the Friends of the Platte River organization by inclusion of local sportsmen/stakeholders at least 50 percent and attendance to educational events by 50 percent, 4) specific plan for obtaining funding/partnership for water trail projects, 5) produce a minimum of four interviews, articles, and letters to the editor for publications in local print media and on the website, 5) quarterly planning meetings/events with local stakeholders.
Informational Meetings
The Friends of the Platte River, Inc. will develop a plan for establishing and maintaining a Water Trail on the Platte River. The project will locate points for access and will develop plans for launch site improvements. Project deliverables include: 1) a comprehensive plan for a water trail on the Platte River from Ellenboro to the Mississippi with specific sites noted, conduction drawings, permitting requirements, budget and timeline, 2) completed modeling of sediments deposition rates in the Platte River with recommendations for restoration and future action and results from preliminary pilot field studies, 3) increased membership in the Friends of the Platte River organization by inclusion of local sportsmen/stakeholders at least 50 percent and attendance to educational events by 50 percent, 4) specific plan for obtaining funding/partnership for water trail projects, 5) produce a minimum of four interviews, articles, and letters to the editor for publications in local print media and on the website, 5) quarterly planning meetings/events with local stakeholders.
Water Quality Modeling
Completed modeling of sediments deposition rates in the Platte River with recommendations for restoration and future action and results from preliminary pilot field studies.
Comprehensive Planning Studies
The Friends of the Platte River, Inc. will develop a plan for establishing and maintaining a Water Trail on the Platte River. The project will locate points for access and will develop plans for launch site improvements. Project deliverables include: 1) a comprehensive plan for a water trail on the Platte River from Ellenboro to the Mississippi with specific sites noted, conduction drawings, permitting requirements, budget and timeline, 2) completed modeling of sediments deposition rates in the Platte River with recommendations for restoration and future action and results from preliminary pilot field studies, 3) increased membership in the Friends of the Platte River organization by inclusion of local sportsmen/stakeholders at least 50 percent and attendance to educational events by 50 percent, 4) specific plan for obtaining funding/partnership for water trail projects, 5) produce a minimum of four interviews, articles, and letters to the editor for publications in local print media and on the website, 5) quarterly planning meetings/events with local stakeholders.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Friends of the Platte River, Inc. will develop a plan for establishing and maintaining a Water Trail on the Platte River. The project will locate points for access and will develop plans for launch site improvements. Project deliverables include: 1) a comprehensive plan for a water trail on the Platte River from Ellenboro to the Mississippi with specific sites noted, conduction drawings, permitting requirements, budget and timeline, 2) completed modeling of sediments deposition rates in the Platte River with recommendations for restoration and future action and results from preliminary pilot field studies, 3) increased membership in the Friends of the Platte River organization by inclusion of local sportsmen/stakeholders at least 50 percent and attendance to educational events by 50 percent, 4) specific plan for obtaining funding/partnership for water trail projects, 5) produce a minimum of four interviews, articles, and letters to the editor for publications in local print media and on the website, 5) quarterly planning meetings/events with local stakeholders.
 
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