Large Scale Lake Planning
Lakes Planning Report
Information and Education
The Polk County Land & Water Resources Department will conduct a comprehensive lake management planning project involving two phases of study and evaluation on Magnor Lake in Polk County. Phase 2 project activities include; conducting a watershed biodiversity survey, conducting an exotic species inventory, conducting a sociological landowner survey, conducting a watershed inflow storm event sampling survey, developing hydrologic and nutrient budgets and a computer lake response model, conducting a lake sediment dredge sample and analysis survey, conducting an on-going public participation, media involvement, and information and education program, and completing a comprehensive lake management plan. The results of the Phase 1 study project will be combined with this Phase 2 study project to generate a comprehensive lake management plan for Lake Magnor and the watershed.
Specific deliverables for this grant project include:
? Complete records of all phase 2 project activities listed above and in the application project description.
? A comprehensive lake management plan for Magnor Lake and the watershed.
The Department of Natural Resources will be provided with both a paper copy and an electronic copy of the final report. The project results will be disseminated to the public by newsletter(s), public meeting(s), and local newspaper articles.
Hydrologic Budget Development
Nutrient Budget Development
Lake Management Plan Development
Social Survey of Residents or Users
Comprehensive Planning Studies