PurposeSand Lake Management District is sponsoring a project to conduct AIS monitoring and update the APM plan for Sand Lake.
Project deliverables include GIS data & maps of areas monitored, aquatic plant survey & bed mapping results, examples of AIS education & outreach, volunteer AIS monitoring data in SWIMS, and an updated APM plan.
Specific project activities include: 1) Pre-post treatment aquatic plant monitoring; 2) Fall EWM bed mapping; 3) Summer whole lake point intercept plant survey; 4) Watercraft inspection including July 4 Landing Blitz and Drain Campaign; 5) AIS education & monitoring; 6) Aquatic Plant Management Plan (APM) update.
Special Conditions: 1) WDNR\2019s Aquatic Plant Management in Wisconsin guidance shall be followed for point-intercept survey monitoring and aquatic plant management plan development. The NOR Native Plant Protection Strategy shall be integrated into the APM plan; 2) Sponsor shall contact DNR immediately if a new AIS is found; 3) AIS monitoring personnel shall be trained and follow DNR approved protocols; 4) Education materials shall be consistent with the Department\2019s statewide education strategy for preventing and controlling AIS; 5) All monitoring and watercraft inspection data shall be entered into SWIMS.
This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps, and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional Lakes Biologist.
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