Superior Rivers Watershed Association Blog

SRWA Announces Position Statement Regarding Commercial Artesian Bottling

October 2021 Superior Rivers Watershed Association has released its position statement regarding commercial-scale artesian water withdrawal in the Lake Superior Basin. Summary In February of 2021, Kristle Majchrzak and Robert Glau applied for a conditional use permit (CUP) from the Bayfield County Planning and Zoning Committee under “irrigation facilities, canals, dams, and reservoirs etc.”. The…

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Welcome our 2021-2022 Rivers2Lake Education Mentor - Brandi Shapland

We are pleased to announce and welcome Brandi Shapland as our new Rivers2Lake Education Mentor for the 2021-2022 school year! Brandi is a graduate of Northland College with a passion for environmental education. She recently spent a month  sailing on Lake Superior with the Sea Change Expeditions crew, creating and teaching programming to youth around…

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Welcome Emma Holtan as our new Water Quality Program Coordinator

We are pleased to announce and welcome Emma Holtan as our new Water Quality Program Coordinator! Emma comes to us as a recent graduate of Northland College with an extensive background in water science and water resources for her young career. Emma has held several research roles at the Mary Griggs Burke Center for Freshwater…

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Laurence Wiland Awarded the 2021 Karen Danielsen Outstanding Stewardship Award

At Sunday’s membership meeting and party, we announced the 2021 recipient of the Karen Danielsen Oustanding Stewardship Award: Laurence Wiland.   Laurence was a founding board member, serving as secretary of the Bad River Watershed Association from 2003 to 2004. He served again on the board from 2013 to 2020, acting as secretary from 2015-2016…

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