LMWCC Business Plan (Goals) for 2020
Annual events (ongoing)
- Macro-invertebrate Survey: Joyce Durdel and team, May date to be determine
- Water Quality Monitoring: Joyce Durdel and team, July date to be determined.
- Private projects: Continue monitoring and assisting owners with the permitting process.
- Membership: Pursue the mass mailings to riparian owners begun last year.
- Pete Lozicki is in charge of membership. Mail renewal forms and letters to membership in December – Dale Downes and Pete Losicky
- Annual Meeting: Postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19.
Scheduled for 9:30 AM, July 11, 2020 at Skinner Park, Irons. Secure necessary permits, print raffle tickets, etc. Procure raffle prizes and solicit donations for the auction.
- Salmon-in-the-Classroom: LMWCC will continue supporting the program in the KND school system
- Newsletter: To be published and distributed twice a year — June/December. — Chas Gouker
- SWAT: Joe Rogers heads the SWAT group keeping a clear navigational passageway on the length of the river.
- Fund-raising: Continue to explore fundraising options:
- LMWCC signs and hats and T-shirts to be sold at the annual meeting.
- Identify organizations as potential underwriters for projects.
- Solicit businesses, organizations, and individuals to contribute to the annual fund-raising event.
- Continue to analyze ways to improve the effectiveness of the annual meeting as the Council’s principle fund raiser.
- Web Site:
- Make sure that all significant and current information is available on the Council’s web site.
- Encourage members to use the Pay Pal account.
- Notify membership of the Amazon Smile Program.
- Develop ideas for making the website more visually attractive and information more easily accessible.
- Using available resources, continue the stream-bank remediation program based on the CRA bank erosion survey of 2015.
- Convene an annual planning session of all interested and vested parties to discuss the on-going work for the implementation of the WMP through the WMP Steering Committee developing funding sources to support plan identified activities, actions and programs; and, create a projected budget for the coming year. Commit to developing and testing the feasibility for in-stream water monitoring and automated reporting stations I.a.w. the WMP.
- Engage CRA to complete a new river survey documenting the effectiveness of erosion remediation work already completed and potential problem sites new to the river corridor.
- Identify and start work on one or two stream sections for proposed channelization projects, and working with CRA begin, soliciting funds for the project.
- Study the results of the TU woody debris and fish population survey completed in 2015 in an effort to target areas for improving fish habitat and population. Use the TU Woody Debris survey as a master guideline to identify future project sites.
- Continue the recruitment of river-front property owners to join the organization.
- Submit the final document of the Watershed Management Plan and monitor the progress of its review for final approval by MEGLE and EPA.