Fish Passage Impediment Project Report

Fish Passage Impediment Project Report
Throughout 2011 and 2012, Milwaukee Riverkeeper identified fish passage impediments and opportunities for aquatic habitat restoration in the 136 square mile Menomonee River Watershed (excluding concrete channelized creeks and upstream of the Lepper Dam in Menomonee Falls). See our final reports on this project below. Attachments Menomonee Fish Passage Report Final Appendix A Stream_Reach_Maps__Part1 Appendix...

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Bacteria Testing

Bacteria Testing
For the past 4 years, Milwaukee Riverkeeper, in partnership with the UWM-Great Lakes Water Institute has extensively monitored bacteria levels in the lower reaches of the Menomonee River as well as its tributaries, and to a lesser extent, the Kinnickinnic River Watershed. The Project: Specifically, we have focused our stormwater outfall testing on a 10.5...

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Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition

Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition
Milwaukee Riverkeeper, acting as part of the Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition, has been working to create the Milwaukee River Greenway between North Avenue and Silver Spring Drive. The Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition seeks to create a special zoning district that will protect the Milwaukee River Corridor, keeping the wild character of the area intact. Milwaukee...

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SWWT (Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust)

SWWT (Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust)
General objectives of the project: The Southeastern Wisconsin Watersheds Trust, Inc.’s (Sweet Water) purpose is to achieve significant improvements in water quality, esthetics and habitat in the southeastern Wisconsin watersheds and move the region forward toward the primary goals of the Clean Water Act—fishable, swimmable waters. The collaboration activities focus on regional implementation of a...

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