VILAS COUNTY: LCO-Vilas Co. Lakes & Watersheds: A Comprehensive Study Phase 2

Purpose

Vilas County Land and Water Conservation Dept is sponsoring a lake protection grant to study lakes and watersheds in Vilas County. The project will focus on updating the County Lake Classification program and implementing work plan goals 2&4 of the 2015-2024 Land and Water Plan. Project activities include: 1) Rank the health status of HUC 12 watersheds; 2) Rank the health status of Vilas County Lakes; 3) Assist regional DNR in accomplishing work plan objectives; 4) Increase wetland focus within County; 5) Prioritize future lake group work efforts; 6) Support and attend activities of the WI Lakes Partnership; 7) Provide technical assistance and educational activities (presentations, press releases, handouts); 8) Hired Lakes Specialist; 9) Develop final report. Project deliverables include: 1) Ranked watersheds and lakes; 2) Prioritized list of future lake efforts; 3) Lakes Specialist; 4) Final report. Specific conditions for this project: Draft of final report needs Dept review and approval WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of final report, news release(s), newsletter article, and handouts.

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Grant Awarded
Vilas County Land and Water Conservation Dept is sponsoring a lake protection grant to study lakes and watersheds in Vilas County. The project will focus on updating the County Lake Classification program and implementing work plan goals 2&4 of the 2015-2024 Land and Water Plan. Project activities include: 1) Rank the health status of HUC 12 watersheds; 2) Rank the health status of Vilas County Lakes; 3) Assist regional DNR in accomplishing work plan objectives; 4) Increase wetland focus within County; 5) Prioritize future lake group work efforts; 6) Support and attend activities of the WI Lakes Partnership; 7) Provide technical assistance and educational activities (presentations, press releases, handouts); 8) Hired Lakes Specialist; 9) Develop final report. Project deliverables include: 1) Ranked watersheds and lakes; 2) Prioritized list of future lake efforts; 3) Lakes Specialist; 4) Final report.
Lakes Protection Grant
Vilas County Land and Water Conservation Dept is sponsoring a lake protection grant to study lakes and watersheds in Vilas County. The project will focus on updating the County Lake Classification program and implementing work plan goals 2&4 of the 2015-2024 Land and Water Plan.
 
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