CITY OF SHELL LAKE: Shell Lake Invasive Species


The City of Shell Lake is sponsoring a project on Shell and Round Lakes, Washburn County, to do the following activities: educate the public; inspect watercrafts (approximately 1400 inspection hours); monitor for Eurasian watermilfoil, zebra mussels, and spiny water fleas; inventory purple loosestrife within the corporate city limits and develop a management plan. Project deliverables include: 1. A project summary of education & outreach activities. 2. Clean Boats Clean Waters data collection summary. Data collected must include those data required as part of the CBCW program and must be entered in the statewide database. 3. Point-intercept aquatic plant survey record and map, which includes native species present, abundance, and presence/absence recordings for AIS. Survey data must be entered on Aquatic Plant Management Guidance spreadsheets and electronically submitted to the Department. 4. Eight zebra mussel veliger and spiny water flea samples submitted to the Department for analyses. 5. Shoreline survey record and summary of information collected. 6. Purple loosestrife project summary and comprehensive management plan. Special Conditions 1. Any new identification of an aquatic invasive species must be immediately reported to the Department. 2. 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 Coordinator. A draft report/deliverables must be submitted to the regional Lake Coordinator for review before finalization.

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