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LAKE IOLA MANAGEMENT DISTRICT: Lake Iola Management Plan Update

The Lake Iola District is sponsoring a project to develop a Comprehensive Lake Management Plan.

Specific project activities include: 1) In-Lake water quality monitoring; 2) Fisheries assessment; 3) Aquatic plant surveys; 4) Conduct sociologic survey; 5) Shoreline inventory/mapping; 6) Watershed & land use delineation; 7) Management planning meetings.

Project final deliverables include: all data collected, agendas and minutes for planning meetings, and a lake management plan that includes methodologies, results, and management alternatives discussion with an implementation plan.

Special attention needs to be directed towards an evaluation of the recent drawdown. In particular, will future water level manipulations be used to maintain or improve lake depth, improve native emergent plants or decrease AIS populations.

Special Conditions: 1) All data shall be entered into the SWIMS database; 2) Draft sociological/user surveys and shoreline assessments must be reviewed and approved by the Department before being initiated; 3) Participation in CBCW-200 hours/yr

This scope summarizes the project detail 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 regional Lake Biologist.

Consultant final report: it is recommended that Grantee provide DNR Lake Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR to receive both paper and electronic .pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to submission of grantee's final payment request.

Project Type LAKE_GRANT - Large Scale Lake Planning
Project ID LPL163017
Year Started 2017
Status COMPLETE

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  • Lake Iola District