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July 10, 2018

Wilson Annis Creek Watershed Partnership Meeting

7/10 1:00 pm - 7/10 3:00 pm


Wilson and Annis Creek Watershed Partnership Stakeholder Meeting

Township of Stanton – E1940 890th Ave, Knapp, WI 54749

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 1- 3 PM

Purpose:  To maintain a core group of stakeholders that will be active and accountable for the progression of these projects on Wilson Creek that will achieve results and meet EPA water quality standards through a citizen governed process focused on the common good by using the Civic Governance ( standards and principles.

  1. Approval of Outcomes Document & Introductions – April 10, 20185 mins

  2. Negotiate agenda and individual check-in (up to 5 minutes each)

– Identify progress on organizing stakeholders, follow up with yellow action items from previous meeting check-ins, and report on progress previous meeting evaluation yellow action items (see April 10th outcomes doc. attached for details). 50 mins

  1. Address Governing Issues

- NRCS funding update (Sippl or Barrick)5 mins

- Fishers and Farmers Grant application update (Olson or Gaetzke) 10 mins

- City of Menomonie water quality trading (Olson) 10 mins

- Stream restoration updates– (Olson, Barone & Anderson) 10 mins

- 2018 goals review (All) 20 mins

  1. Growing ownership of the current and previously involved stakeholders

  2. Each current active stakeholder to work to get two additional stakeholders involved directly or indirectly

  3. Every stakeholder have a check-in at every quarterly meeting on action items agreed to at the previous meeting, spreading the information to new areas.

  1. Identify Next Steps

- Discuss individual action items to be reported on at the next meeting (All) 5 mins

- Next meeting Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 at Stanton Town Hall, E1940 890th Ave from 1 - 3pm (All)5 mins

  1. IV.Evaluate the Meeting

- Discuss items missed

-  Perform meeting evaluation (Score 1-5, 5 being the best on how the meeting ranks to the criteria below) 10 mins

Did we achieve the meeting purpose?  What worked? What were the gaps? Steps to close the gaps?

- Discuss action items for next meeting

July 12, 2018

Music Over Menomin

7/12 7:00 pm - 7/12 9:00 pm

TMLIA will be at the Music Over Menomin event at the Menomonie Public Library, featuring live music from The Cutaways

July 17, 2018

Sinkholes, Karst, & Groundwater: Their Influence on Agriculture and the Environment

7/17 9:00 am - 7/17 4:00 pm

You are cordially invited to join us to learn more about Karst topography, sinkholes, and their relationship to ground water.  The St. Croix County Community Development Department and St. Croix County UW-Extension are teaming up to host this workshop, which will take place on Tuesday July 17 from 9:30AM to 4:00PM. It will be held at the American Legion in Baldwin, Wisconsin. Registration begins at 9:00.

Community members, agriculture producers, and certified crop advisors are invited to attend and learn about the geology of northwestern Wisconsin and how this geology influences groundwater contamination risk. The workshop will also include a field visit to a local quarry with karst features common to the region.

Workshop topics include:
  • Karst and groundwater issues in northwestern Wisconsin
  • Groundwater testing and monitoring
  • St. Croix County geology
  • Mapping shallow bedrock
  • Sinkholes and depth to bedrock at county-wide scales
  • St. Croix County conservation efforts and farmer led council projects
Following the interactive workshop sessions, the group will travel to a local quarry to discuss groundwater flow pathways as seen from quarry outcrops. The workshop will feature speakers from UW-Extension, the St. Croix County Community Development Department, the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, and the University of Minnesota.
Pre-registration is recommended. Cost is $10 per person with lunch included. A coach bus will be provided for the afternoon field tour.  SEE AGENDA HERE

We look forward to seeing you on July 17.
Ryan Sterry
UW-Extension Agriculture Agent
1960 8th Ave.span>Baldwin, WI 54002
Phone: 715-531-1930

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