PurposeLac Vieux Desert Lake Association is sponsoring an grant to study Lac Vieux Desert Lake, in Vilas County. The project will focus on updating a Lake Management Plan (LMP).
Project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation through planning meetings (2-4); 2) Water quality sampling and analysis; 3) Early season AIS survey, wild rice mapping and mid-late season AIS survey; 4) AIS prevention and education activities; 5) Watershed assessment; 6) Shoreland and Coarse Woody Habitat assessment; 6) Collect and synthesize existing lake data; 7) Aquatic plant surveys (PI survey, community mapping and substrate mapping); 8) Data analysis; 9) Develop LMP.
Project deliverables include: 1) Water chemistry data; 2) Watershed maps and modeling ; 3) data; 4) PI, shoreland and woody habitat data; 5) Aquatic plant community and AIS maps; 6) Aquatic plant vouchers; 7) LMP.
Specific conditions for this project: Draft of LMP needs Dept review and approval.
WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of LMP, data from PI survey, shoreland assessment, woody habitat assessment, watershed assessment and water quality sampling, all maps from project, all GIS data, and aquatic plant vouchers.
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