FLORENCE COUNTY: Florence County AIS Program Coordinator

Purpose

Florence County is sponsoring an Aquatic Invasive Species Education, Prevention & Planning project which will focus on preventing AIS introductions into county lakes and providing AIS education. Project activities include: 1) Recruit volunteers and implement a CB/CW program at town landings 2) Hire an AIS Coordinator (duties include training volunteers, landing inspections, entry of inspection forms, and AIS presentations/media releases) 3) Deliver suspect AIS to WDNR 4) Entry of inspection forms 3200-120 onto Dept website by Coordinator 5) Publicize AIS education and project in local media 6) Develop custom county AIS brochure 7) Participate in lake association annual meetings, Ski-ters Waterskiing Shows, summer library reading program, and Wild Rivers 40th Anniversary Celebration 8) Present project results at Florence Cty LCC meeting in September Project deliverables include: - Completed entry of inspection forms 3200-120 onto Dept website - Local media articles/media releases and other presentations - AIS county brochure - Position description for AIS Coordinator - Final report (summarizing CB/CW and AIS educational activities) Specific conditions for this project: - A minimum of 400 boat landing inspection hours are needed for this project - Final report needs Dept review and approval WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) and hard copy of final report including the deliverables listed above.

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AEPP-051-06
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AEPP-051-06Florence County AIS Program Coordinator
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Informational Meetings
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