BEAR LAKE P & R DISTRICT: Bear Lake Stewardship Program

Purpose

Bear Lake P&R District is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Bear Lake, in Oneida County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Bear Lake. Project activities include: 1) Gather and assess existing Bear Lake info.; 2) Volunteer frog and toad monitoring and angler\2019s journal program; 3) PI aquatic plant survey, community and substrate mapping and analysis; 4) Watershed assessment, riparian habitat assessment and water quality sampling; 5) Rare species assessment; 6) AIS survey; 7) Educational program \2013 lake user survey, meetings, newsletter articles, \201Cfloating\201D workshop, and press releases; 8) Develop LMP. Project deliverables include: 1) PI, lake user survey, water quality, rare species, frog and toad, angler\2019s journal AIS, riparian habitat, and watershed data; 2) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 3) Aquatic plant vouchers; 4) Education materials; 5) LMP. Specific conditions for this project: 1) Draft of stakeholder survey needs to be submitted to Lakes Management Coordinator for review and approval before sending to public; 2) LMP needs Dept review and approval. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of reports, PI, stakeholder survey, water quality, watershed, AIS, riparian habitat, rare species, frog and toad and angler data, a set of aquatic plant vouchers, all maps from project, and all GIS data.

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Lakes Grant
Large Scale Lake Planning
LPL160216
2016
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Reports and Documents
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Grant Awarded
Bear Lake P&R District is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Bear Lake, in Oneida County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Bear Lake. Project activities include: 1) Gather and assess existing Bear Lake info.; 2) Volunteer frog and toad monitoring and angler\2019s journal program; 3) PI aquatic plant survey, community and substrate mapping and analysis; 4) Watershed assessment, riparian habitat assessment and water quality sampling; 5) Rare species assessment; 6) AIS survey; 7) Educational program \2013 lake user survey, meetings, newsletter articles, \201Cfloating\201D workshop, and press releases; 8) Develop LMP.