Large Scale Lake Planning
Lakes Planning Report This study's objective was to determine the water quality trends in Ashippun Lake, dating back to presettlement. Lakes Planning Report
Conduct a sediment core analysis to determine the following: (1) the historical trophic level of Ashippun Lake and the relative rate of eutrophication. (2) the rate of sedimentation. (3) the factors which have contributed to the historical changes in water quality. The sponsor will use the information to educate residents about the factors affecting the lake's water quality. Project results will be disseminated to the public by public meeting, summary report mailing, and newspaper article. The Department will prepare a final report summarizing the above tasks for the sponsor and will incorporate the information into the Upper Rock River Basin Plan Update.
Educate and engage residents
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