FRIENDS OF THE LOWER WI RIVERWAY (FLOW): Friends of Lower Wisconsin Riverway

Purpose

FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.

Objective

Wisconsin Riverway (flow) website. The Friends of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway ( FLOW ) is an organization that works to protect and preserve the wilderness type experience of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway. Everyone is welcome to participate in activities and events.

Outcome

Volunteer opportunities available on this FLOW website

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River Grant
River Planning Grant
RP-250-14
2013
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Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.
Rivers Planning Grant
FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.
Hire Local Aquatic Invasives Coordinator
FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.
Citizen-Based Stream Monitoring
FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment
FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.
Recreational Use Survey
FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.
Information and Education
FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.
Informational Meetings
FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
FLOW will undertake a River Planning Project of Organization Building and Outreach. Project deliverables are as follows: 1.) Hire an environmental educator to coordinate outreach activities, volunteer monitoring and data management, and to coordinate AIS activities, 2.) Purchase water quality monitoring instruments and gear for volunteer stream monitoring, 3.) Gather basic water quality data on the Lower Wisconsin River and floodplain lakes and enter the data into SWIMS, 4.) Conduct a recreational use survey using volunteers, 5.) Present educational programs for both adults and public schools.
 
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