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River Rally Conference 2012 – Portland, Oregon

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The next annual River Rally Conference will be held in Portland, Oregon. For more information and to register, click here.

Nicola Mammes, VERTICES Intern and Community Mapping Coordinator Center for Community Mapping nicola.mammes@vertices.com

National River Rally Conference 2011

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Dr. Im, the founder of IMrivers and Director for the Center for Community Mapping, gave a presentation at the National River Rally Conference in North Charleston, South Carolina, on “Utilizing Google Maps/Earth with Social Media” this past weekend. For more information on the conference, click here.

Nicola Mammes, VERTICES Intern and Community Mapping Coordinator Center for Community Mapping nicola.mammes@vertices.com

River Network Offers Urban Waters Capacity-Building Grants

River Network is continuously working to connect people and communities to improve the health of our water resources.  The Urban Waters Capacity Building Grant‘s purpose is to improve the quality of disadvantaged urban area water resources through providing technical and administrative support to organizations working to improve local community, stream, and environmental conditions.  The grants are for assistance on projects for a period of 24 months, with recipients being awarded $30,000- $70,000.  River Network expects to award 5-7 project grants.  All U.S. organizations, either public or private, non-profit or governmental, are eligible to apply.  Organizations with an urban waters initiative program that is either underdeveloped or underfunded are especially encouraged to apply.  The deadline is March 14,2011 at 5 pm PST, so APPLY NOW! Source: River Network Scott Jablonski, VERTICES intern

MillerCoors/River Network Choose Finalists for Watershed Protection Grants

MillerCoors, in partnership with River Network, announced the six finalists for their 3rd annual MillerCoors River Network Grant Competition.  These six finalists were chosen by MillerCoors and River Network, but it is up to you to choose the winner!  Finalists include groups from Chicago, Illinois (Friends of the Chicago River), Milwaukie, Oregon (Johnson Creek Watershed Council), North Carolina (North Carolina Big Sweep), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (River Revitalization Foundation), Augusta, Georgia (Savanah Riverkeeper), and Atlanta, Georgia (West Atlanta Watershed Alliance).  You can read about each group’s project and VOTE NOW!

View the River Network Interactive Map here.

Source: River Network

Scott Jablonski, VERTICES intern