MARATHON COUNTY: RES - Marathon Co. Capacity, Restoration

Purpose

Marathon County is sponsoring a project to establish a Community Capacity Advisory Team to explore partnerships that promote understanding of land use and water quality concerns for its eastern Lakes and the Fenwood Creek Watershed. Project activities and deliverables include: 1) Team formation, 2) partner potential assessment, 3) community capacity planning, 4) development of outreach materials and forums, 5) models and templates to track progress, 6) shoreland restoration demonstration project, 7) educational signage, 8) rain gardens, 9) creation of shoreline access, 10) hire Shoreline Protection Technician, 11) maintenance of plantings, 12) assist shoreline property owners with restoration plans, securing plants, etc., and 13) final report. 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 Planner. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide the Lake Planner 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 the grantee's final payment request.

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Lake Protection Grant
LPT50916
2016
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Grant Awarded
Marathon County is sponsoring a project to establish a Community Capacity Advisory Team to explore partnerships that promote understanding of land use and water quality concerns for its eastern Lakes and the Fenwood Creek Watershed. Project activities and deliverables include: 1) Team formation, 2) partner potential assessment, 3) community capacity planning, 4) development of outreach materials and forums, 5) models and templates to track progress, 6) shoreland restoration demonstration project, 7) educational signage, 8) rain gardens, 9) creation of shoreline access, 10) hire Shoreline Protection Technician, 11) maintenance of plantings, 12) assist shoreline property owners with restoration plans, securing plants, etc., and 13) final report.
Lake Management Plan Implementation
Portage County will implement best practices described in Wisconsin's 2014-2017 Healthy Lakes Implementation Plan. Best practices will be designed and installed according to the Healthy Lakes fact sheets and technical guidance. Activities include: implementation of fish sticks, native plantings, and diversion practices, on 9 properties. The best practices require a contract to remain in effect for 10 years and must include minimum operation and maintenance requirements and data collection as described in grant condition #16.
 
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