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2012 state of the river 02

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2012 state of the river 02

  1. 1. 2012 Annual State of the River Town Hall Meeting Welcome New Friends Of the River & Special Guests We are happy you’re here!Prepared by: Suzanne Goodson 2/17/2011 State of the River - 2012
  2. 2. EMS Service on the San Bernard • Mike Nixon- Director, Sweeny & West Brazos EMSPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 2/17/2011 State of the River - 2012
  3. 3. San Bernard Water Protection Program Aubin Phillips – Senior Program Manager, H-GACPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 2/17/2011 State of the River - 2012
  4. 4. Friends Of the River Friends Of the River SAN BERNARD SAN BERNARD PUBLIC MEETINGAND ELECTIONCommittee 2012 Report OF Environmental OF THE BOARD DIRECTORS
  5. 5. Activities to preserve and protect a river
  6. 6. Environmental Committee Mission Statement "To encourage theestablishment of policies andprograms that preserve andprotect open space, forests,prairies and wetlands of our SanBernard River watershed;maintain and protect naturalhabitat for native plants andwildlife; preserve and improvewater quality; enhancerecreational usage andencourage economicdevelopment consistent withresource protection."
  7. 7. COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES• Conservation Easements Dyer Moore Conservation Easements• F.O.R. Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP)• Water Quality Testing Program• Recreational Use Attainability Assessment (RUAA)• San Bernard River Watershed Protection Plan (WPP)• Adopt-A-Highway
  8. 8. Future Plans• Make donation for equipment upgrades to Hansen Park• Seek donations of land for conservation easements• Get more people involved F.O.R. is an open member organization-no dues If you want to be a member, you are a member• Encourage support for F.O.R. fundraisers and functions (go to www.sanbernardriver.com)• Give input to the F.O.R. environmental scholarship program
  9. 9. Mouth Committee Committee Chairs - Nick Fratila & Mike Goodson State of the River 2012Prepared by Suzanne Goodson 2/19/2012
  10. 10. Bob Bailey Bob Breakiron Tommy Davidson Mike Goodson Valroy Maudlin Keith Harwicke David Pope Tom Ronayne Vanessa Taylor Russell YorkPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  11. 11. F.O.R. River Rangers •Committee Chair: Adalia Maudlin Committee Members: Mike Goodson, Valroy Maudlin, Nancy Kanter, Bob & Susan Bailey, Ken & Linda WrightPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson – 2/17/2012 State of the River - 2012
  12. 12. F.O.R. River Rangers Mission Statement The River Rangers’ mission is to promote the love and care of the river to the future caretakers of the San Bernard RiverPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  13. 13. F.O.R. River Rangers 4 Segment Presentation: • San Bernard Watershed History • “Randy Raccoon” • San Bernard River Fish Identification • “Four Knots to Know”, knot-tying demonstrationPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  14. 14. F.O.R. River Rangers Hand-outs to students included: • Ranger t-shirt • Friends Of the River brochure • San Bernard River Watershed brochure • Randy Raccoon booklet • Fish of the San Bernard I.D. sheet • F.O.R. Knots to Know And…a drawing at the end of the presentation for two fishing rods with reels!Prepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  15. 15. F.O.R. River Rangers 2011 Experience: May 13 - Wharton Elementary, Wharton August 2 - Sweeny Jr. High, Sweeny 4-H Club October 6 - Barrow Elementary, Brazoria October 20 - West Columbia Elem., W. ColumbiaPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  16. 16. F.O.R. River Rangers ©Prepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  17. 17. F.O.R. Logo Promotions Committee Committee Chair – Margaret Sharp F.O.R. Merchandise Floating Showroom – July 4th Boat parade Committee Members: Vicki Head, Margaret, Peggy Davidson, Wana York, Ana Pogue and Susan Bailey NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS WELCOME!Prepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  18. 18. F.O.R. Logo Merchandise Flags Aprons T-Shirts Pickled JalapenosPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  19. 19. MerchandiseAll items may be viewed and purchased online at merchandise@sanbernardriver.comor Contact Margaret Sharp @ 979-415-5307or Contact any F.O.R. DirectorPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  20. 20. •Annual State of the River –February •Annual Public Board Meeting – September •Annual Regatta & River Raiser - OctoberPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  21. 21. Finance Presented by Marilyn Shockley – Treasurer ©• Annual Finance AuditPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 2/17/2012 State of the River - 2012
  22. 22. F.O.R. Parade CommitteeCommittee Chairs:Vanessa & Nelson Taylor ©4th of July Parade - July 2, 2011 Christmas Parade – Dec 10, 2011Prepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  23. 23. Committee Chair - DudePayne Committee Members: Suzanne Goodson, Nancy Kanter, Ken Wright, Linda Wright and Elena Berger Prepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  24. 24. 2011 River Regatta netted $ 29,382 Regatta Car, Bike & Boat Show new for 2011 Live & Silent Auctions 4 item Raffle Dancing to the Intercoastal PiratesPrepared by: Suzanne Godson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  25. 25. State Of the River - 2012
  26. 26. F.O.R. River Regatta F.O.R. Regatta & River Raiser is scheduled for the last weekend in October 2012 Watch the website for more details Would you like to be a committee person? Volunteer to Help!!!Prepared by: Suzanne Godson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  27. 27. F.O.R. Scholarships Presented by Nancy Kanter , Director & Past President • New for 2012 • 5 - $1,000 scholarshipsPrepared by Suzanne Goodson 2/17/2012 State of the River - 2012
  28. 28. Website www.sanbernardriver.com Linda Wright, Webmaster 2011 Review: q Total of 108 news articles q 65 new viewers registered in 2011 q 23 monthly mass emails sent to registered viewersPrepared by Linda Wright – 2/17/2012 State of the River - 2012
  29. 29. Website www.sanbernardriver.com December 2011 December 2010 Unique Visitors 1,241 711 No. of visits 3,197 1,334 Pages 28,574 6,323 Hits 109,423 45,831 Bandwidth 32.91GB 1.73GBPrepared by Linda Wright – 2/1/7/2012 State of the River - 2012
  30. 30. Newsletters Mailed to 1,300 Names 1 S pring 201 Fall 20 1 1 State of the River - 2012Prepared by Linda Wright 2/17/2012
  31. 31. Community Center Committee Ken Wright Chairman Suzanne Goodson Rentals George ZwickerPrepared by Suzanne Goodson 2/17/2012 State of the River – 2012
  32. 32. Community Center State of the River – 2012
  33. 33. Community Center Rentals2011 Rental information:• Rented 8 days in 2011• Rentals brought in $1521 in rental fees• Events range from Birthday Parties, Weddings, Reunions, Graduation Parties and ReceptionsSuzanne Goodson, Rental Chairman State of the River – 2012
  34. 34. 2011 Community Center Community Activities Men vs Women Fishing Tournament 2011 Winners: Women!!! Next tournament April 14th Monthly Breakfast – First Sat of every month. April Easter Egg Hunt Special EventsPrepared by Suzanne Goodson 2/17/2012 Ste of the river 2012
  35. 35. Volunteers Make a Difference We Need YouPrepared by: Suzanne Goodson 07/13/12 State of the River - 2012
  36. 36. Hunts for HeroesEvent facilitators – Wayne & Vicki Head
  37. 37. Past Recipients Arlene Primeau 2006 Roy Edwards 2007 Pat & Connie Webb 2008 J. Darryl Powell 2009 Teresa Schlumpberger 2010 Karyn Kadera & Tom Valliere 2011Prepared by Suzanne Goodson 2/17/2012 State of the River – 2012
  38. 38. Thank you for volunteering!

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