Large Scale Lake Planning
The work that went into both the lake study and this report was focused on addressing nuisance cyanobacteria blooms. In doing so this report covers several topics: An inventory of the lake and its surrounding land resources; 2000 Sociological Land Owner Survey; Water quality data and water chemistry testing results; Fish stocking history and WDNR fish management recommendations; and, Lake modeling
The Polk County Land and Water Resources Department proposes to conduct a comprehensive lake water quality monitoring, sociological survey, watershed evaluation, plant survey, etc. study of Largon Lake in Polk County. This project is proposed as a two phase comprehensive planning study. Phase 2 activities would include; comprehensive lake water quality monitoring, groundwater mapping and monitoring, trib. Monit. & flow measurements, lake modeling, hydro & nutrient budget development, shoreline video survey, and the development of a comprehensive lake management plan. Ongoing project activities would be disseminated via newsletter(s), meeting(s), and news release(s), and compiling a final report.
Specific deliverables for this Phase 2 grant project will include:
? A final report compiling all information collected during the project activities listed above and from the Phase 1 project.
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.
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment
Aquatic Plant Monitoring or Survey
Comprehensive Planning Studies
Hydrologic Budget Development
Nutrient Budget Development
Social Survey of Residents or Users