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TOWN OF PRESQUE ISLE: Big Lake Limnological Baseline Study & APM Plan

The Town of Presque Isle is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Big Lake in Vilas County with a study completion date of June 30, 2008. The Big Lake Property Owners Association is a project partner. The project will focus on developing an Aquatic Plant Management (APM) Plan.

Project activities include:

1) Data review and project kick-off meeting, one site visit to discuss goals, and project final meeting

2) Develop public questionnaire and prepare educational article

3) Point-intercept (PI) survey of aquatic plants with 2 sets of pressed plants

4) Aquatic plant community mapping and analysis

5) Water quality sampling - secchi through citizen lake monitor and P, Chla, DO, and Temp during aquatic plant sampling

6) Watershed and land use analysis

7) Develop APM Plan

Project deliverables include:

1) Public questionnaire and educational article

2) PI data and aquatic plant community and watershed maps

3) 2 sets of pressed aquatic plants (one set for lake group and second for Dept)

4) Water quality sampling results

5) APM Plan

Specific conditions for this project:

- Draft of public questionnaire should be submitted to Lakes Management Coordinator for review before sending to public

- APM Plan needs Dept review and approval

WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) and hard copy of APM Plan, educational article, public questionnaire, data from watershed and land use analysis, data from PI survey, data from water quality sampling, all maps from project, and a set of pressed aquatic plants.

Project Type LAKE_GRANT - Large Scale Lake Planning
Project ID LPL-1131-07
Year Started 2006
Status COMPLETE

Activities

  • Comprehensive Planning Studies

Final Report and Products