BAYFIELD COUNTY: Management of Eurasian Water Milfoil - Twin Bear Lake, Bayfield Co.


Bayfield County will sponsor a project for the treatment of Eurasian water milfoil (EWM) in Twin Bear Lake within the Pike Chain of Lakes. This project is a cooperative project including the Iron River Lake Association, local municipalities and private citizens. The project includes both pre and post plant surveys of the entire Pike Chain, chemical treatment of EWM, manual removal of EWM through the use of certified scuba divers, start up of a volunteer monitoring program to watch for EWM, and education awareness efforts through the use of media coverage, public meetings, letters and personal contacts with propoerty owners. EWM will be chemically treated in accordance with the Department issued Aquatic Plant Management permit. A final report will be submitted to the Department of Natural Resources in both paper and electronic form. The report shall include a summary of thechemical and manual treatment results, information from the pre and post lake surveys and samples of all education materials used for the project.

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