BEAR LAKE ASSOCIATION OF BARRON: 2012-2014 Aquatic Plant Management Planning Project


Bear Lake Association is sponsoring a 2 year AIS prevention and education project to complete aquatic plant management planning including a point intercept plant study, water quality monitoring, CB/CW inspection program on the main landing with spot checks on minor landings, training, public awareness, lake user survey, AIS monitoring, and APM generation. Deliverables include: 1) Watercraft inspection report including time & number of people reached; daily CB/CW survey results entered into SWIMS database 2) Report summarizing the project including results of early season plant survey and late season point intercept study; CLP bed mapping and monitoring observations of any detected invasive species with appropriate maps; water quality monitoring; results entered into the SWIMS database; verification of workshops and/or training such as agendas and attendance lists; public outreach and lake fairs with copies of educational materials paid through this grant; results of sociological land owner survey; summary of Purple Loosestrife bio-control ;3)Aquatic Plant Management Plan. Special conditions: WDNR\2019s Aquatic Plant Management in Wisconsin guidance must be followed for point-intercept and/or aquatic management plan development. The project sponsor shall immediately contact the DNR if a new aquatic invasive species is found. This scope summarizes details provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the Lake/AIS Coordinator. It is recommended that Grantee provide Lake/AIS Coordinator with a draft final report. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide Lake/AIS Coordinator with a draft for review prior to making final consultant payment. The DNR shall receive a paper and electronic copy of the final report.

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Aquatic Invasives Grant
Aquatic Invasives Education
Reports and Documents
Letter about the acceptance of the APM plant. Management recommendations outlined below are eligible for funding under Lake Management Planning and Aquatic Invasive Species grants subject to the application requirements of those programs.
Aquatic Plant Management Plan, with list of native plants and water quality facts. Also lists invasive species and treatment plans.
Activities & Recommendations
Information and Education
Grant Awarded
Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
Project Deliverable
Final report of activities
Informational Meetings
Train Volunteers
Hold Workshops
Aquatic Plant Management Plan
Social Survey of Residents or Users
Map Invasive Species
Aquatic Plant Monitoring or Survey
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment