TOWN OF GILLETT: Finnegan Lake AIS-EDR Rapid Response


The Town of Gillett proposes to control Hybrid Watermilfoil in Finnegan Lake by implementing control measures during the period 2016-2019. The project elements and deliverables are specified in the Town of Gillett\2019s Aquatic Invasive Species Emergency Response Grant application. The project includes conducting three Point Intercept surveys using the DNR Aquatic Plant Treatment Evaluation Protocol . Three late summer HWM Peak Biomass Surveys and three Acoustic Surveys; controlling Eurasian Watermilfoil with aquatic herbicide treatments and hand pulling; and implementing an aquatic invasive species prevention and control strategy that includes, soliciting the in-kind volunteer work that is identified in the grant application. Chemical concentration monitoring will also be performed to determine concentration readings. Annual progress reports and a final report summarizing the 3-year project will be provided to DNR. Any publications produced as part of the project will incorporate the \201CStop Aquatic Hitchhikers!\201D\2122 brand (partnership details can be found at: If consultant is to provide the final report, it is recommended that the Grantee provide the DNR Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR will be provided both paper and electronic. pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to, submission of grantee\2019s final payment request. All information associated with this project is subject to public record.

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