"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."
There will be a Board Member Meeting at Gowdy's Bar & Grill in Montfort, WI at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, December 11, 2013. All members are welcome the join. The meeting will take place upstairs in Gowdy's. For directions click here.
Photos from the 2013 Blue River Habitat Improvement Project
Click here to see a group of before and after pictures of the Nohr Chapter's recent habitat improvement project on the Blue River.
2013 Intern Presentation and Report
Sarah Scott gave a presentation earlier this spring regarding her 2012 internship research project of brown trout diets in Southwestern Wisconsin. To view the slides from the presentation, click here. A copy of her report is available here.
Nohr Chapter Annual Dinner Banquet
The Nohr Chapter hosted its 37th annual dinner banquet on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Arthur House in Arthur, WI. The event raised over $7000, and all proceeds will go toward the protection of cold water resources! Thank you to all that attended, donated, and participated in making this event a great success.
2013 School Grant Program
The Nohr Chapter has a long tradition of supporting schools and teachers studying
streams and land. In the past 10 years alone, the chapter has funded 29 school
projects (totaling over $17,000 in grants) in Grant, Lafayette, and Iowa counties,
involving hundreds of students in studying streams, rivers, and watersheds of
Congratulations to the schools and teachers receiving grants in 2013:
- Belmont Community Schools, Belmont; Jeff Crase, 8th grade.
- Highland School District, Highland; Heidi Doyle, grades 4K-5.
- Iowa Grant Elementary Middle School, Livingston; Tim Donovan, 6th grade.
- Winskill Elementary School, Lancaster; Justin Burress, Marcia Chambers, Missy Sperle, 4th grade.
Six Mile Branch Summary
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 2011, approximately 6400 ft. of stream along Six Mile Branch in Grant County were improved. To learn more about this project, read the Six Mile Branch 2011 project summary report by clicking here.