WAUKESHA COUNTY: Waukesha County AIS Education, Prevention & Planning 2016-2017

Purpose

Waukesha County is sponsoring a project to contract (in partnership with Washington County) an 0.5 FTE AIS coordinator for Waukesha County for a one year period. Project final deliverables: all data collected; enter all data into SWIMS; list of achievements for each 6 month period of the grant; AIS meander survey results; copy of completed portions of AIS strategic plan; photos of Kiosks installed; and summary of partnership efforts with lake groups. Specific project activities: 1) Compile existing AIS data as the first step in development of a Waukesha County AIS strategic plan; 2) Complete the background sections of the AIS strategic plan; 3) Complete 5 to 10 AIS meander surveys on lakes lacking AIS data; 4) Implement a CBCW program, minimum of 200 hours/year; 5) Install at least 6 Cleaning Kiosks at launches where needed; 6) Conduct CBCW training workshops; 7) Build partnerships with lake groups; 8) Hold AIS workshops and training for groups and citizens; and 9) Respond to new AIS findings and coordinate with DNR Lakes Biologist. Special Conditions: 1) All data shall be entered into the SWIMS database; 2) Volunteer lists, equipment use lists and signatures shall be maintained for reporting in kind volunteer labor and equipment. This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps, and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional Lake Biologist. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide DNR Lake Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR to receive both paper and electronic .pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to submission of grantee's final payment request.

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AEPP48016
2016
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