UPPER SUGAR RIVER WATERSHED ASSOCIATION: Lower Sugar River Watershed Assoc. Capacity Building

Purpose

The USRWA will participate in the River Planning Grant program by establishing a Lower Sugar River Watershed organization. Project deliverables include the following: 1.) Organize and develop the governance structure of LWRWA, including forming a 401c3 organization 2.) Collect, organize and develop open web access to existing resource data, 3.) Develop a Citizen Science-based network and education program and deploy a series of \201CAcquainting with Your Watershed\201D events to engage volunteers, 4.) Collect, assimilate, prepare and present online the collected data, 5.) Design an online \201Clive map\201D to allow participants to post and share observations in the LSRWA area, 6.) Further develop the \201Clive map\201D to allow for sharing of a variety of annual events and observations, 7.) Create an adaptable, expandable engagement strategy around a comprehensive program to engage, educate, and inspire people in the LSRW area.

Related Reports

Run Project Summary Report
View Umbrella-Projects
View Related-Projects

River Grant
River Planning Grant
RP-216-12
2011
Complete
 
Activities & Recommendations
Rivers Planning Grant
The USRWA will participate in the River Planning Grant program by establishing a Lower Sugar River Watershed organization. Project deliverables include the following: 1.) Organize and develop the governance structure of LWRWA, including forming a 401c3 organization 2.) Collect, organize and develop open web access to existing resource data, 3.) Develop a Citizen Science-based network and education program and deploy a series of "Acquainting with Your Watershed" events to engage volunteers, 4.) Collect, assimilate, prepare and present online the collected data, 5.) Design an online "live map" to allow participants to post and share observations in the LSRWA area, 6.) Further develop the "live map" to allow for sharing of a variety of annual events and observations, 7.) Create an adaptable, expandable engagement strategy around a comprehensive program to engage, educate, and inspire people in the LSRW area.
Information and Education
The USRWA will participate in the River Planning Grant program by establishing a Lower Sugar River Watershed organization. Project deliverables include the following: 1.) Organize and develop the governance structure of LWRWA, including forming a 401c3 organization 2.) Collect, organize and develop open web access to existing resource data, 3.) Develop a Citizen Science-based network and education program and deploy a series of "Acquainting with Your Watershed" events to engage volunteers, 4.) Collect, assimilate, prepare and present online the collected data, 5.) Design an online "live map" to allow participants to post and share observations in the LSRWA area, 6.) Further develop the "live map" to allow for sharing of a variety of annual events and observations, 7.) Create an adaptable, expandable engagement strategy around a comprehensive program to engage, educate, and inspire people in the LSRW area.
Grant Awarded
The USRWA will participate in the River Planning Grant program by establishing a Lower Sugar River Watershed organization. Project deliverables include the following: 1.) Organize and develop the governance structure of LWRWA, including forming a 401c3 organization 2.) Collect, organize and develop open web access to existing resource data, 3.) Develop a Citizen Science-based network and education program and deploy a series of "Acquainting with Your Watershed" events to engage volunteers, 4.) Collect, assimilate, prepare and present online the collected data, 5.) Design an online "live map" to allow participants to post and share observations in the LSRWA area, 6.) Further develop the "live map" to allow for sharing of a variety of annual events and observations, 7.) Create an adaptable, expandable engagement strategy around a comprehensive program to engage, educate, and inspire people in the LSRW area.
Develop/Distribute Brochures/Literature
The USRWA will participate in the River Planning Grant program by establishing a Lower Sugar River Watershed organization. Project deliverables include the following: 1.) Organize and develop the governance structure of LWRWA, including forming a 401c3 organization 2.) Collect, organize and develop open web access to existing resource data, 3.) Develop a Citizen Science-based network and education program and deploy a series of "Acquainting with Your Watershed" events to engage volunteers, 4.) Collect, assimilate, prepare and present online the collected data, 5.) Design an online "live map" to allow participants to post and share observations in the LSRWA area, 6.) Further develop the "live map" to allow for sharing of a variety of annual events and observations, 7.) Create an adaptable, expandable engagement strategy around a comprehensive program to engage, educate, and inspire people in the LSRW area.
Informational Meetings
The USRWA will participate in the River Planning Grant program by establishing a Lower Sugar River Watershed organization. Project deliverables include the following: 1.) Organize and develop the governance structure of LWRWA, including forming a 401c3 organization 2.) Collect, organize and develop open web access to existing resource data, 3.) Develop a Citizen Science-based network and education program and deploy a series of "Acquainting with Your Watershed" events to engage volunteers, 4.) Collect, assimilate, prepare and present online the collected data, 5.) Design an online "live map" to allow participants to post and share observations in the LSRWA area, 6.) Further develop the "live map" to allow for sharing of a variety of annual events and observations, 7.) Create an adaptable, expandable engagement strategy around a comprehensive program to engage, educate, and inspire people in the LSRW area.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The USRWA will participate in the River Planning Grant program by establishing a Lower Sugar River Watershed organization. Project deliverables include the following: 1.) Organize and develop the governance structure of LWRWA, including forming a 401c3 organization 2.) Collect, organize and develop open web access to existing resource data, 3.) Develop a Citizen Science-based network and education program and deploy a series of "Acquainting with Your Watershed" events to engage volunteers, 4.) Collect, assimilate, prepare and present online the collected data, 5.) Design an online "live map" to allow participants to post and share observations in the LSRWA area, 6.) Further develop the "live map" to allow for sharing of a variety of annual events and observations, 7.) Create an adaptable, expandable engagement strategy around a comprehensive program to engage, educate, and inspire people in the LSRW area.
 
Watershed
 
Waters