PurposeThe Upper Turtle Lake Association is sponsoring a curly-leaf pondweed monitoring and planning project.
Specific project activities include: 1) CBCW watercraft inspection; 2) Volunteer AIS monitoring; 3) AIS outreach & education; 4) Spring and summer whole lake point intercept plant surveys; 5) Pre-post treatment monitoring; 6) CLP bed mapping; 7) CLP turion monitoring; 8) Dye study in north bay of the lake; 9) Lake water quality monitoring.
Project deliverables include GIS data & maps of areas monitored, CBCW, AIS, and water quality monitoring data in SWIMS, education materials developed, dye study report, and CLP and turion monitoring reports.
Special Conditions: 1) Sponsor shall contact DNR immediately if a new AIS is found; 2) Water quality, WAV, and AIS monitoring personnel shall be trained and follow DNR approved protocols; 3) Water quality, WAV, and AIS monitoring data shall be entered in SWIMS; 4) Education materials shall be consistent with the Department\2019s statewide education strategy for preventing and controlling AIS; 5) WDNR\2019s Aquatic Plant Management in Wisconsin guidance shall be followed for point-intercept surveys and pre-post aquatic plant monitoring.
This scope is intended to summarize the detailed project scope provided in the application and does not supersede those application tasks/deliverables. Data, records, reports, and education materials, including GIS-based maps and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional lake coordinator.
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