TOWN OF PRESQUE ISLE: Wilderness Waters: Stateline Lake


The Town of Presque Isle is sponsoring an AEPP grant to study Stateline Lake, in Vilas County. The project will focus on developing Lake Management Plans (LMP). Project activities include: 1) Gather and assess existing lake info; 2) PI aquatic plant survey, community and substrate mapping and analysis; 3) Shoreland assessment; 4) Water quality assessment; 5) Professional and volunteer AIS monitoring; 6) Educational program \2013 meetings and \201Cfloating\201D workshop; 7) Watercraft inspections; 8) Develop LMP. Project deliverables include: 1) PI, AIS water quality, and shoreland habitat data; 2) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 3) Aquatic plant vouchers; 4) Education materials; 5) Entered inspection data; 6) LMP. Specific conditions for this project: LMP needs Dept review and approval. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of LMP, PI, AIS, and shoreland habitat data, a set of aquatic plant vouchers, all maps from project, and all GIS data.

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This aquatic plant management plan (APMP) addresses Stateline Lake in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Despite this specificity, it maintains the waterscape perspective crucial to effective lake stewardship. This is especially important when it comes to preventing introduction and establishment of aquatic invasive species (AIS). The closely related Wilderness Waters Adaptive Management Plan (Stine et al., 2019) offers additional overarching waterscape level inspection that allows greater opportunity and efficiency in water resource management and education.
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Grant AEPP53118 awarded