Large Scale Lake Planning
Lakes Planning Report
The Polk County Land & Water Resources Department will conduct a comprehensive lake management planning project involving two phases of study and evaluation on Wild Goose and East Lakes in Polk County. Phase 1 project activities would include; delineating the watershed, compiling of historical data, conducting a comprehensive in-lake water quality survey, conducting a critical habitats survey, compiling a comprehensive land use and soils inventory with phosphorus loadings estimates, monitoring lake level and precipitation, conducting a lake bottom hydrographic survey update, conducting a shoreline video documentation survey, compiling fisheries census and management data, and conducting an on-going public participation, media involvement , and information and education program. The results of the Phase 1 and Phase 2 study projects will be combined to generate a comprehensive lake management plan for Wild Goose Lake and East Lake and the watershed.
Specific deliverables for this grant project include:
? Complete records of all phase 1 project activities listed above and in the application project description.
Specific deliverables for this phased grant project (Phase 1 and Phase 2) include:
? A comprehensive lake management plan for Wild Goose Lake and East 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.
Comprehensive Planning Studies
Lake Management Plan Development
Watershed Mapping or Assessment
Information and Education