TOWN OF HAZELHURST: Upper Kaubashine AIS Early Detection & Response, Phase 2


The Town of Hazelhurst is sponsoring an AIRR grant which will help fund a project which will focus on surveying, monitoring, mapping, and hand-pulling EWM in Upper Kaubashine Lake, Oneida County and start the development of a Lake Management Plan (LMP). 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) Aquatic plant surveys (PI survey, acoustic survey, early-season AIS survey, EWM peak-biomass, community mapping, and substrate mapping); 3) Professional Dreissana monitoring; 4) Start development of LMP. Project deliverables include: 1) Stakeholder survey, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) PI data; 3) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 4) Aquatic plant vouchers; 5) LMP; Specific conditions for this project: 1) Draft of stakeholder survey needs Dept review and approval; 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, stakeholder survey, data from PI survey, acoustic survey, all maps from project, all GIS data, and aquatic plant vouchers.

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Reports and Documents
This report outlines 2018 EWM monitoring results and discusses the whole lake 2,4-D treatment on Upper Kaubashine Lake. Understanding the EWM population in the 2018 is important, however surveys completed in the year after treatment, 2019, will determine whether the herbicide treatment met the pre-determined criteria for a success.
Appendices to the comprehensive management plan for Upper Kaubashine Lake.
Maps from the comprehensive management plan for Upper Kaubashine Lake.
Comprehensive management plan for Upper Kaubashine Lake. The lake contains 25 native plant species and two exotic species. Plan includes management goals and implementation plan.
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Grant Awarded
Grant AIRR20816 awarded