give me one more season, so I can figure out the
- John Prine
2002 - A Watershed Event Shaping
the Future of Our Waters!
as we develop a Citizen Action Plan for Wisconsin's
sharpen our watershed protection skills.
our website for all the details, and to register
Rivers 2002 conference will be held Nov 8-10, 2002,
at the Wisconsin Lions Camp in Rosholt, WI. The
River Alliance annual dinner will be part of the
conference this year, on Saturday night, November
9, in Stevens Point.
purpose of this conference is two-fold:
create an action plan for Wisconsin's watersheds
for 2003-2005, that everyone can help implement.
educate and inform river and watershed allies,
and share tools to increase the effectiveness
of our watershed protection work.
us your nominations for the annual River Alliance
of Wisconsin River Champion Awards!
year, the River Alliance of Wisconsin honors individuals,
businesses and organizations that have gone the
extra mile to protect and restore our rivers and
streams. We publicly recognize these award winners
at our Annual Awards Dinner and Auction. This year,
the event will be held the evening of Saturday,
November 9th at Sentry World in Stevens Point.
you would like to nominate an individual, organization
or business in one or more categories, please fill
out the form on the back. Please provide the appropriate
contact information and describe the reasons you
believe the nomination is warranted. All
nominations must be postmarked by no later than
October 4, 2002.
Official- An elected public official in
local, state, or federal government who has
been a leader in seeking legislation that will
help to protect and/or restore the rivers and
streams of Wisconsin.
Sector- A business or corporation that has
done exceptional work for the rivers and streams
Sector- A government employee at the municipal,
county, state or federal level whose actions
have benefited our rivers and watersheds.
Guardian- An individual or organization
that has put forth meritorious effort on behalf
of Wisconsin waterways at a local level.
Alliance Volunteer- A member of the River
Alliance of Wisconsin who has furthered the
aims and efforts of the Alliance and helped
protect our rivers.
form and simply mail or email by Oct.
and Earn Credit while Creating a Great River Protection
Southern Wisconsin Chapter Trout Unlimited (SWTU)
is seeking someone who will work 8-12 hours a week
over the next 6-12 months. The chapter received
a River Protection Planning grant from the Wisconsin
DNR to help increase its organizational capacity
and become a better river protection force. Laura
Hewitt in the Midwest Office of Trout Unlimited
has offered to provide office space and minor logistical
support for the project. IES affiliated Professor
Gerry Campbell is the SWTU member directing the
river protection grant. It is possible to develop
a plan for a university credit earning independent
study with work or volunteer efforts associated
with the project.
work will involve sorting, filing and creating membership
and operations records. It will also involve telephone
and personal interviews with SWTU members, WI DNR,
and county and town officials. Willingness to attend
a local chapter meeting encouraged. Depending upon
the qualifications of the candidate other more substantial
duties may be involved.
will be $9.00-12.00 per hour depending on experience.
Travel will be compensated at $0.30 per mile. Qualified
candidates should be upper level undergraduates
or graduate students who are organized, self-motivated,
have good computer skills, have excellent communication
skills, and work well with other people.
you are interested in the position please send a
Internship c/o Laura Hewitt
S. Paterson St., Ste. 180
are also seeking students as project volunteers.
If you have personal or professional experience
related to membership or organizational records
management, strategic planning, volunteer recruitment
or strategic financial planning please call Gerry
at 238-8766 or email him at email@example.com
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