Large Scale Lake Planning
The Phantom Lakes Management District is sponsoring a project to develop an update to the Aquatic Plant Management Plan for Lower and Upper Phantom Lakes.
Project final deliverables include: all data collected and a detailed aquatic plant management plan for harvesting and potential chemical treatment on Lower and Upper Phantom Lakes. The project also includes a compilation and analysis of existing groundwater and surface water data.
Specific project activities include: 1) conducting a P/I survey; 2) a report that contains summary tables, plant distribution maps, discussion regarding changes in the plant community since the last plant survey, harvesting plan with cutting specifics, disposal site information and potential chemical treatment plans; 3) analysis and report on water quality and groundwater data collected in the past 10 years; 4) a public informational meeting mediated by a third neutral organization to facilitate decision making by the PLMD board in response to community concerns regarding chemical treatment and harvesting on Lower Phantom Lake.