THREE LAKES WATERFRONT ASSOCIATION: Three Lakes Chain Management Planning Project Phase 7

Purpose

Three Lakes Waterfront Association, Inc. is sponsoring an AEPP grant to study Range Line and Planting Ground Lakes, in Oneida County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Range Line and Planting Ground Lakes and AIS education and monitoring on the Three Lakes Chain. Project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation \2013 stakeholder survey, planning meetings (up to 2), kick-off meeting, wrap-up meeting, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Water quality sampling and analysis; 3) Watershed assessment and P load modeling; 4) Fisheries, Shoreline, and Coarse Woody Habitat assessment; 5) Professional Dreissena monitoring; 6) Aquatic plant surveys (PI survey, early-season AIS survey, community mapping, and substrate mapping); 7) Data analysis; 8) Volunteer watercraft inspections and AIS monitoring; 9) Hire 2 summer CBCW Coordinators (for 2017); 10) Data entry of inspection and monitoring forms into SWIMS; 11) Develop AIS educational and informational items (packets, coasters, vests, buoys); 12) Develop LMP. Project deliverables include: 1) Stakeholder survey, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Water chemistry data; 3) Watershed maps and modeling data; 4) PI, shoreland and woody habitat data; 5) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 6) Aquatic plant vouchers; 7) Entered inspection and monitoring data into SWIMS; 8) Hired CBCW Coordinators and AIS educational items; 9) LMP. Specific conditions for this project: 1) Draft of stakeholder survey needs Dept review and approval; 2) Draft of LMP needs Dept review and approval. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of LMP, news release(s), newsletter article, stakeholder survey, data from PI survey, early-season AIS survey, shoreland assessment, woody habitat assessment, watershed assessment and water quality sampling, all maps from project, all GIS data, and aquatic plant vouchers.

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AEPP47216
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