BERRY LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSN INC: Berry Lake AIS Control

Purpose

The Berry Lake Property Owners Association proposes to control Hybrid Watermilfoil and Phragmites in Berry Lake by implementing control measures during the period 2015-2018. The project elements and deliverables are specified in the Berry Lake Property Owners Association Grant application, dated January 29, 2015. The project includes conducting Point Intercept surveys using the DNR Aquatic Plant Treatment Evaluation Protocol http://www4.uwsp.edu/cnr/uwexlakes/ecology/APM/Appendix-D.pdf ,in addition to 3 peak biomass surveys and lake bathymetry mapping; controlling Hybrid Watermilfoil and Phragmites with aquatic herbicide treatments and hand pulling coordination; and implementing an aquatic invasive species prevention and control strategy that includes soliciting the in-kind volunteer work that is identified in the grant application. The project also consists of purchasing a dissolved oxygen meter for monitoring oxygen levels. Annual progress reports and a final report summarizing the 3-year project will be provided to DNR. Any publications produced as part of the project will incorporate the \201CStop Aquatic Hitchhikers!\201D\2122 brand (partnership details can be found at: http://www.protectyourwaters.org). If consultant is to provide the final report, it is recommended that the Grantee provide the DNR Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR will be provided both paper and electronic. pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to, submission of grantee\2019s final payment request. All information associated with this project is subject to public record.

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