NORTH LAKELAND DISCOVERY CENTER: Town of Winchester Lake Mgmt Planning - Phase 2

Purpose

North Lakeland Discovery Center is sponsoring an AEPP grant to study Rainbow, Tamarack and Birch Lakes in Vilas County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Rainbow, Tamarack and Birch Lakes and conducting AIS education and monitoring. 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 assessment; 5) Shoreline and coarse woody habitat assessment; 6) Early-season AIS monitoring and professional Dreissena monitoring; 7) Aquatic plant surveys (PI survey, acoustic, community mapping, substrate mapping); 8) Volunteer AIS and lake level monitoring and watercraft inspections; 9) Data analysis; 10) Develop LMP; 11) Hire AIS Coordinator and Water Education Intern; 12) AIS educational activities. 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 coarse woody habitat data; 5) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 6) LMP; 6) Hired staff; 7) AIS educational products and events. 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) 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, any AIS educational products, stakeholder survey, and all data and maps from the project.

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Aquatic Invasives Grant
Aquatic Invasives Education
AEPP47016
2016
Complete
 
Reports and Documents
This is part of the comprehensive management plan for the Town of Winchester involving Tamarack Lake.
This is part of the comprehensive management plan for the Town of Winchester involving Birch Lake.
Lab costs for grant received by North Lakeland Discovery Center.
This is part of the comprehensive management plan for the Town of Winchester involving Rainbow Lake.
Screen shots of social media posts from the period of February 2018 to August 2018 as part of AEPP47016.
Summary of activities completed as part of AEPP47016.
Appendices for the Town of Winchester Lakes Comprehensive Management Plan including presentations, stakeholder survey results, water quality data, modeling data, and PI survey data.
Town of Winchester Lakes Comprehensive Management Plan not including reports for each separate lake.
 
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
Birch Lake
Grant Awarded
Rainbow
Shoreland Monitoring, Assessment, Inventory
Shoreland Monitoring, Assessment or Inventory
 
Watershed
 
Waters