"The Chapter will work to conserve and preserve trout as a game fish, promote trout angling in a sportsmanlike manner, and work with constituted authorities and other conservation organizations, through scientific, yet practical, trout management; through land, water, and watershed management to provide desirable food and habitat; through fishing regulations to preserve and increase the trout population; and through dissemination of full and accurate information to the members and the general public."
2014 Big Rock Project Report
The Nohr Chapter annually undertakes a stream habitat improvement project as an essential part of our mission “to conserve, protect, and enhance the cold water streams of Southwestern Wisconsin." During 2014, approximately 4,500 feet of streambank along Big Rock Creek, an important tributary of the Blue River. To learn more about this project, read the 2014 Big Rock Habitat Improvement Project Summary Report by clicking here.
2014 School Grant Program
The Nohr Chapter has a long tradition of supporting schools and teachers studying streams and uplands. In the past 10 years alone, the chapter has funded 31 school projects (totaling over $18,000 in grants) in Grant, Lafayette, and Iowa counties. These projects have involved hundreds of students in studying streams, rivers, and watersheds of Southwestern Wisconsin.
Congratulations to the schools and teachers receiving grants in 2014:
- Belmont Community Schools; Belmont, WI; Jeff Crase; 8th grade.
- Iowa Grant Elementary Middle School; Livingston, WI; Tim Donovan; 6th grade.
- Winskill Elementary School; Lancaster, WI; Karly Enloe, Marcia Chambers, Missy Sperle; 4th grade.