Large Scale Lake Planning
The Glen Lake Association proposes to complete a Comprehensive Management Plan on Glen Lake during the period 2015-2017. The project elements and deliverables are specified in the Glen Lake Association\2019s Lake Protection Grant application, dated December 10, 2014.
The elements of the grant project include(a) An assessment of the lake's historical water quality, including at least one year of current base line limnological data. (b) An identification of the water quality problems or threats to lake water quality including degradation of fish habitat and wetlands caused by nonpoint sources of pollution in the watershed. (c) An assessment of the lake's fishery and aquatic habitat including the extent of the lake area covered by aquatic plants and a characterization of the shoreline habitat and any known ecological relationships. (d) An identification of the need for the protection and enhancement of fish and wildlife habitat, endangered resources, aesthetics or other natural resources. (e) An assessment of the lake's watershed including: 1. A description of land uses listing each land use classification as a percentage of the whole and an estimate of the amount of nonpoint pollution loading produced by each category. 2. Identification and ranking of the most significant nonpoint source types and contributing areas. 3. A listing of known point sources of pollution affecting the lake or that have affected the lake. 4. A characterization of the habitat conditions and any known ecological relationships. 5. A description of the institutional framework affecting management of the lake including, local government jurisdictional boundaries, plans, ordinances including an analysis of the need for adoption of local ordinances for lake protection.
Shoreland Monitoring, Assessment, Inventory
Shoreland Monitoring, Assessment or Inventory