BALSAM LAKE P & R DISTRICT: CLP, Purple Loosestrife & Giant Knotweed Control


Balsam Lake P&R District is sponsoring a 3-yr project to implement approved activities from the Balsam Lake Aquatic Plant Management Plan. Project deliverables include GIS data & maps of areas monitored, aquatic plant & turion monitoring results, examples of AIS education & outreach, AIS monitoring data in SWIMS, management/treatment summaries. Specific project activities include: 1) Curly-leaf pondweed herbicide control; 2) Purple Loosestrife & Knotweed control; 3) Pre-post treatment aquatic plant monitoring; 4) Turion monitoring; 5) Herbicide monitoring; 6) AIS monitoring & education. Special Conditions: 1) WDNR\2019s Aquatic Plant Management in Wisconsin guidance shall be followed for aquatic plant monitoring; 2) Sponsor shall contact DNR immediately if a new AIS is found; 3) AIS monitoring and watercraft inspection personnel shall be trained and follow DNR approved protocols. 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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