VERMILLION LAKES ASSOCIATION: L. Vermillion Lk Water Quality, PI Survey & Aquatic Plant Mngmnt Plan Update

Purpose

The Vermillion Lakes Association is sponsoring a project to update the APM plan for Lower Vermillion Lake. Project deliverables include GIS data & maps of areas monitored, water quality and flow data, aquatic plant survey and bed mapping data, shoreline and woody habitat data, and an updated APM plan. Specific project activities include: 1) Tributary and in-lake monitoring; 2) Precipitation monitoring; 3) Shoreline and woody habitat survey; 4) Spring and summer whole lake point intercept plant surveys; 5) Fall EWM bed mapping; 6) Aquatic Plant Management Plan (APM) update. Special Conditions: 1) WDNR\2019s Aquatic Plant Management in Wisconsin guidance shall be followed for point-intercept survey monitoring and aquatic plant management plan development. The NOR Native Plant Protection Strategy shall be integrated into the APM plan; 2) CLMN efforts should not be duplicated, and these data shall be included in the trends analysis and final reporting; 3) Sponsor shall contact DNR immediately if a new AIS is found; 4) All monitoring data shall be entered into SWIMS. This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. The grant sponsor shall submit all data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps and digital images, to the Department in a format specified by the regional Lakes Biologist.

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Large Scale Lake Planning
LPL160516
2016
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The Vermillion Lakes Association is sponsoring a project to update the APM plan for Lower Vermillion Lake. Project deliverables include GIS data & maps of areas monitored, water quality and flow data, aquatic plant survey and bed mapping data, shoreline and woody habitat data, and an updated APM plan. Specific project activities include: 1) Tributary and in-lake monitoring; 2) Precipitation monitoring; 3) Shoreline and woody habitat survey; 4) Spring and summer whole lake point intercept plant surveys; 5) Fall EWM bed mapping; 6) Aquatic Plant Management Plan (APM) update.