TOWN OF PRESQUE ISLE: Wilderness Waters: Oxbow Lake AIS Monitoring


This project will house all AIS monitoring data for LPL165218. The Town of Presque Isle is sponsoring a Lake Planning grant to study Oxbow Lake, in Vilas County. The project will focus on updating an existing Lake Management Plan (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) Update 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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