Center for Biodiversity’s Julia Noordyk received grant

The Log is posting some of the grants that given to UW-Green Bay units in the past year/ Here is another:

Congratulations to Cofrin Center of Biodiversity’s Julia Noordyk on being awarded $58,833 from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation for the project titled, “Increasing the Impact of the Wisconsin Clean Marina Program for Sustainable Water Resources” last November. This grant aided in hiring Program Coordinator Theresa Quall. She provides guidance, training, and technical assistance for the Wisconsin Clean Marina Program, a state-wide voluntary certification program which supports marinas to adopt the best management practices reducing marina and boat pollution and protecting water quality. Participants in the program receive a five-year certification after being scored on a checklist of good practices including implementing proper signage, providing staff training, hazardous waste clean-up, spill clean-up, creating emergency plans, and washing the bottoms of boats. The Clean Marina Program is supported by the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program, Wisconsin Marine Association, and funded by Fund for Lake Michigan.