Tall Pines Has A Volunteer Opening That Might Be Just The Right Fit For You!
Our growing organization is actively seeking to expand our
We are looking for a dynamite person who wants to share their expertise in marketing and public relations with us. This volunteer committee assists staff in planning events, community outreach, fundraising efforts, overall promotion of our organization and networking with our partner organizations. Time commitment varies, but can be flexible.
To learn more, please contact Susan Buchanan at 262-369-0500 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oconomowoc River Watershed Improvement Program Receives Grant From The USDA
Tall Pines Conservancy has partnered with the City of Oconomowoc on an innovative and exciting program called Adaptive Management to improve the water quality of the many lakes and rivers in the Oconomowoc River Watershed.
The goal of the project is to:
Reduce non-point source pollution from urban storm water, construction sites, and agricultural land in order to improve water quality. This will, in turn, enable the City to reach compliance with the Department of Natural Resources wastewater and storm water permit requirements in a cost-effective manner.
Benefits of the program include:
• Improved water quality in the Oconomowoc River, Rock River area streams and lakes
• Enhanced aquatic and wildlife habitat
• Reduced aquatic weed growth and algal blooms in area lakes and waterways
Tall Pines Conservancy will be working with willing landowners to place Agricultural Conservation Easements on their properties. These easements offer not only land protection in-perpetuity but also require the implementation of best management practices
The City of Oconomowoc has received a grant from the Regional Conservation Partnership Program. Learn more!
The application included Tall Pines Conservancy as their major partner, as well as 55 other stakeholders and partners including lake management groups, governmental bodies, private landowners, land conservation districts, producers and crop consultants, environmental groups and universities.
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N44 W32882 Watertown Plank Road
Nashotah, WI 53058