WAUPACA CHAIN O'LAKES PUBLIC INLAND LAKE P&R: Waupaca Chain O' Lakes AIS Control & Prevention Project


The Waupaca Chain of Lakes P & R District is sponsoring an AIS control grant with a project timeline of three years. The goal of the project is to reduce, to the maximum extent possible, hybrid EWM populations within the chain system. This project will follow recommendations in the management plan to successfully control H-EWM levels with the following actions: 1. Conduct an iterative 3 year herbicide field trial program. 2. Conduct hydrologic residence time studies on lakes where this is unknown. 3. Residual herbicide concentration monitoring on whole lake treatments. 4. Full point-intercept plant surveys pre and post-treatment 5. Complete required Clean Boats / Clean Waters program 6. Prepare and distribute management update reports, to DNR lake Coordinator & stakeholders, as outlined in grant application. 7. Final Management Report to quantify results, make future recommendations 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 coordinator. Volunteer lists, equipment use lists and signatures shall be maintained for reporting in kind volunteer labor and equipment. Final plan needs Department review and approval.

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