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Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership

We collaborate with our program partners: Niagara Escarpment Resource Network, Lake Michigan Stakeholders,Lakeshore Invasive Species Management Area, Friends of Hika Bay, Branch River, East & West Twin Rivers, Crescent Beach, Climate Change Coalition and Manitowoc River Watershed citizen groups to improve the health of our ground and surface waters and surrounding landscapes.
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Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership1 day ago
We're excited to announce an upcoming program hosted by our own Katie Krouse, coordinator of the Climate Change Coalition of Door County (CCCDC), one of our partner organizations. (See our FB Event elsewhere on this page for details about this program). Katie works tirelessly everyday to share her concerns about the undeniable changes in our planet's climate.

In this Feb. 17 program, How to Talk With Skeptics About Climate Change, Katie will share her most effective strategies for conversing with the skeptics in our midst. We're not going to make effective, long-lasting change unless we learn how to talk about these tough issues with people who think differently. Katie can provide tools for finding common ground to make change.

Please SHARE this event with your friends, and join us on Feb. 17 at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum.
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Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership6 days ago
Coming next week: TWO great opportunities to see Roger Kuhns’ fascinating new documentary, "ESCARPMENT," about the Niagara Escarpment, with a focus on Door County. Beautiful soundtrack. Winner of numerous awards in 2017, including Hollywood International Independent Documentary Award, Semi-finalist Los Angeles CineFest, Official Selection for the Miami Independent Film Festival, and Official Selection for the Great Lakes International Film Festival.

Screenings in Appleton and Green Bay. Here are the details:

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Neville Museum, 210 Museum Place, Green Bay. Co-sponsored by the Green Bay Geology Club and the Niagara Escarpment Resource Network.

Thursday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m. at the Lawrence University Warch Campus Center (Room 204), 711 E. Boldt Way, Appleton. Co-sponsored by LU's geology department and environmental studies program and the Niagara Escarpment Resource Network.
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2017 "Escarpment" Documentary Trailer | Award Winner
Let Roger James Kuhns take you on a journey to understand the Niagara Escarpment region of the Great Lakes. "Escarpment" has received the following awards: 2...
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Space is STILL AVAILABLE for Monday's timely class on the evolution of the electricity industry at The Clearing Folk School in Ellison Bay. You don't want to miss this unique opportunity to hear from two experts - Roy Thilly and Andy Kellen - who will share their knowledge of recent changes (and the huge ones still to come!) in how we power our homes and devices. We will all be affected by the transformation to regional markets and the increasing availability of renewable resources.

The class is sponsored by the Climate Change Coalition of Door County, a LNRP partner, and is open to anyone who cares about these important issues. To register, contact the Clearing Folk School at 920 854 4088, or visit the January classes page on their website: https://theclearing.org/wp/classes/winter/january/
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Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership3 weeks ago
Happy holidays from all of us at Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership. We're grateful for your past support, and look forward to working with you and other passionate watershed stewards in 2018.
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Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership3 weeks ago
For those of you in Door County, you won't want to miss this educational presentation coming up in January from our regional partner, the Climate Change Coalition of Door County:
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Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership1 month ago
Efforts to restore and preserve two important lakefront areas - Amsterdam Dunes and Willow Creek - got a big boost from a major financial settlement between federal and state officials and three local industries, in a Justice Department announcement this week. More than 320 acres will be impacted.

The three firms, Tecumseh Products, Thomas Industries and WI Public Service Corp, agreed to pay more than $4.5 million to compensate for decades of industrial discharges (primarily PCBs and PAHs) that harmed fish and other wildlife.

The settlement helps efforts already underway by LNRP and the Sheboygan River Basin Partnership. The two groups have allocated funding and supported efforts to remove invasive species at the Dunes and enhance fish passage on Willow Creek, a portion of which is thought to be one of Wisconsin's only coldwater tributaries with natural reproduction of Coho, Chinook, and Steelhead.

"This is great news for the lakefront and Sheboygan River," said LNRP Executive Director Jim Kettler. "The Amsterdam Dunes property is one of the last remaining significant Lake Michigan shoreline habitat areas in Sheboygan County and provides critical habitat for a number of species."

Here's LNRP's release about the settlement:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ujA0vYF8pj1PbRi1HKK1Fsy72Ed4oF3utJvvJwxGeNU/edit?usp=sharing

Below, a portion of the Amsterdam Dunes, near Harrington Beach State Park in southern Sheboygan County.