BLACK OTTER LAKE P & R DISTRICT: RES-Black Otter Lake Aquatic Plant Restoration Project

Purpose

Black Otter Lake District proposes to conduct an aquatic plant restoration project. A total of 6,300 plants will be planted in 2 inlet areas of Black Otter Lake, totaling an area of 5.1 acres. The project goals are 1) improve water quality of Black Otter Lake by removing excess nutrients, 2) stabilize shoreline and lake bottom, 3) filter sediments, 4) provide habitat for fish and wildlife, 5) discourage the growth of algae and other undesirable plants. A follow-up plant survey will be conducted within 3 years to measure project success. The results will be provided to the Black Otter Lake District and Department of Natural Resources, both in hard copy and electronic form.

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Lakes Grant
Lake Protection Grant
LPT-235-04
2003
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Grant Awarded
Black Otter Lake District proposes to conduct an aquatic plant restoration project. A total of 6,300 plants will be planted in 2 inlet areas of Black Otter Lake, totaling an area of 5.1 acres. The project goals are 1) improve water quality of Black Otter Lake by removing excess nutrients, 2) stabilize shoreline and lake bottom, 3) filter sediments, 4) provide habitat for fish and wildlife, 5) discourage the growth of algae and other undesirable plants. A follow-up plant survey will be conducted within 3 years to measure project success.
Habitat Restoration - Lake
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ATTAINS Alternative Restoration Approach
Black Otter Lake District proposes to conduct an aquatic plant restoration project. A total of 6,300 plants will be planted in 2 inlet areas of Black Otter Lake, totaling an area of 5.1 acres. The project goals are 1) improve water quality of Black Otter Lake by removing excess nutrients, 2) stabilize shoreline and lake bottom, 3) filter sediments, 4) provide habitat for fish and wildlife, 5) discourage the growth of algae and other undesirable plants.
 
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