LAKESHORE NATURAL RESOURCES PARTNERSHIP INC.: Launching Friends of Manitowoc River WS

Purpose

The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases. The project elements and deliverables will be completed as described in the project proposal submitted to the Department and dated April 26, 2012.

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River Grant
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RP-239-13
2012
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Reports and Documents
Cover sheet for the 2013 final report document
Friends of Hika Bay, Friends of Branch River, and Friends of Manitowoc River Watershed (Manitowoc County) Final Report, prepared by the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership. Discusses group participation, programs, and results of LNRP and UW-Manitowoc partnership.
Agenda from a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed on 10/17/2013 also included in the 2013 final report
Agenda from a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed also included in the 2013 final report
Poster for a clean up event in the Manitowoc River on June 8, 2013 also included in the 2013 final report
Press release for the seminar on climate change in Manitowoc County also included in the 2013 final report
Agenda from a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed on 04/09/2013 also included in the 2013 final report
Poster for a seminar on adapting to climate change in Manitowoc County also included in the 2013 final report
Agenda from a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed on 01/23/2013 also included in the 2013 final report
Information about the Watershed Ambassadors Summer Camp from the 2013 final report
Table of contents for the 2013 final report
Two page Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, Inc. banner from 2013. The banner was also included in the 2013 final report.
Correspondance about data from the Manitowoc River Clean Up event held on June 18, 2013. The correspondence is also included in the 2013 final report
Strategic planning materials from the 2013 final report
Signs for beach and river clean ups for the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. These posters were included in the 2013 final report.
Newsletter stories included in the 2013 final report
Action plan items for 2013-2014 from the 2013 final report
Beach clean up data from a clean up event in April 2013. Data also included in the 2013 final report
Agenda from a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed on 10/25/2012 also included in the 2013 final report
Poster from a seminar on beach ecology, succession, and why invasive species matter included in the 2013 final report
Beach cleanup worksheet data returned on September 15, 2012. This data was also included in the 2013 final report
Agenda from a meeting of the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed on July 18, 2012 also included in the 2013 final report.
*May also be from 2013. Flyer about Project RED Training on May 11 at Fischer Creek Park. This flyer was also included in the 2013 final report.
Press release for a beach cleaning event on Earth Day 2012 also included in the 2013 final report
 
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases.
Rivers Planning Grant
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases.
Engage Volunteers in Monitoring/Restoration
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases.
Information and Education
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases.
Informational Meetings
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases.
Hold Workshops
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases.
Develop/Distribute Newsletter
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases.
Issue News/Media Release
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
The Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership, Inc. will build the capacity and membership of the newly forming citizen group calling themselves the Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed. Specifically, Lakeshore Natural Resources Partnership will develop and implement a membership drive utilizing WaterGrass software, host three water seminars, host at least six explore and restore river events, and conduct outreach by preparing newsletters and newspaper article releases.
 
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