VILLAGE OF CROSS PLAINS: Black Earth Creek Monitoring

Purpose

The Village of Cross Plains will participate in the River Planning Grant Program by partnering with USGS to conduct a water quantity and quality monitoring on the Black Earth Creek within the Village limits. Project deliverables include: 1.) Supporting the collection of water quality and quantity data at USGS monitoring station(s) along the Creek. 2.) Preparing a summary report of the findings. 3.) Raising awareness of the important work that continues in the watershed to improve this critical natural resource by sharing findings with stakeholder groups through a public meeting (s) and other venues and means, posting the results on the Village\2019s website, and including an article (s) in the quarterly Village newsletter and/or other media.

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RP-213-12
2011
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Activities & Recommendations
Rivers Planning Grant
The Village of Cross Plains will participate in the River Planning Grant Program by partnering with USGS to conduct a water quantity and quality monitoring on the Black Earth Creek within the Village limits. Project deliverables include: 1.) Supporting the collection of water quality and quantity data at USGS monitoring station(s) along the Creek. 2.) Preparing a summary report of the findings. 3.) Raising awareness of the important work that continues in the watershed to improve this critical natural resource by sharing findings with stakeholder groups through a public meeting (s) and other venues and means, posting the results on the Village's website, and including an article (s) in the quarterly Village newsletter and/or other media.
Grant Awarded
The Village of Cross Plains will participate in the River Planning Grant Program by partnering with USGS to conduct a water quantity and quality monitoring on the Black Earth Creek within the Village limits. Project deliverables include: 1.) Supporting the collection of water quality and quantity data at USGS monitoring station(s) along the Creek. 2.) Preparing a summary report of the findings. 3.) Raising awareness of the important work that continues in the watershed to improve this critical natural resource by sharing findings with stakeholder groups through a public meeting (s) and other venues and means, posting the results on the Village's website, and including an article (s) in the quarterly Village newsletter and/or other media.
Develop/Distribute Brochures/Literature
The Village of Cross Plains will participate in the River Planning Grant Program by partnering with USGS to conduct a water quantity and quality monitoring on the Black Earth Creek within the Village limits. Project deliverables include: 1.) Supporting the collection of water quality and quantity data at USGS monitoring station(s) along the Creek. 2.) Preparing a summary report of the findings. 3.) Raising awareness of the important work that continues in the watershed to improve this critical natural resource by sharing findings with stakeholder groups through a public meeting (s) and other venues and means, posting the results on the Village's website, and including an article (s) in the quarterly Village newsletter and/or other media.
Issue News/Media Release
The Village of Cross Plains will participate in the River Planning Grant Program by partnering with USGS to conduct a water quantity and quality monitoring on the Black Earth Creek within the Village limits. Project deliverables include: 1.) Supporting the collection of water quality and quantity data at USGS monitoring station(s) along the Creek. 2.) Preparing a summary report of the findings. 3.) Raising awareness of the important work that continues in the watershed to improve this critical natural resource by sharing findings with stakeholder groups through a public meeting (s) and other venues and means, posting the results on the Village's website, and including an article (s) in the quarterly Village newsletter and/or other media.
Informational Meetings
The Village of Cross Plains will participate in the River Planning Grant Program by partnering with USGS to conduct a water quantity and quality monitoring on the Black Earth Creek within the Village limits. Project deliverables include: 1.) Supporting the collection of water quality and quantity data at USGS monitoring station(s) along the Creek. 2.) Preparing a summary report of the findings. 3.) Raising awareness of the important work that continues in the watershed to improve this critical natural resource by sharing findings with stakeholder groups through a public meeting (s) and other venues and means, posting the results on the Village's website, and including an article (s) in the quarterly Village newsletter and/or other media.
Develop/Distribute Newsletter
The Village of Cross Plains will participate in the River Planning Grant Program by partnering with USGS to conduct a water quantity and quality monitoring on the Black Earth Creek within the Village limits. Project deliverables include: 1.) Supporting the collection of water quality and quantity data at USGS monitoring station(s) along the Creek. 2.) Preparing a summary report of the findings. 3.) Raising awareness of the important work that continues in the watershed to improve this critical natural resource by sharing findings with stakeholder groups through a public meeting (s) and other venues and means, posting the results on the Village's website, and including an article (s) in the quarterly Village newsletter and/or other media.
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment
The Village of Cross Plains will participate in the River Planning Grant Program by partnering with USGS to conduct a water quantity and quality monitoring on the Black Earth Creek within the Village limits. Project deliverables include: 1.) Supporting the collection of water quality and quantity data at USGS monitoring station(s) along the Creek. 2.) Preparing a summary report of the findings. 3.) Raising awareness of the important work that continues in the watershed to improve this critical natural resource by sharing findings with stakeholder groups through a public meeting (s) and other venues and means, posting the results on the Village's website, and including an article (s) in the quarterly Village newsletter and/or other media.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Village of Cross Plains will participate in the River Planning Grant Program by partnering with USGS to conduct a water quantity and quality monitoring on the Black Earth Creek within the Village limits. Project deliverables include: 1.) Supporting the collection of water quality and quantity data at USGS monitoring station(s) along the Creek. 2.) Preparing a summary report of the findings. 3.) Raising awareness of the important work that continues in the watershed to improve this critical natural resource by sharing findings with stakeholder groups through a public meeting (s) and other venues and means, posting the results on the Village's website, and including an article (s) in the quarterly Village newsletter and/or other media.
 
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