ONEIDA COUNTY LWCD: AIS Education, Prevention & Planning Project


The Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Department is sponsoring an Aquatic Invasive Species Education, Prevention & Planning grant to be completed by June 30, 2008. The project will focus on AIS education, prevention, monitoring, and coalition building. Project activities include: 1) Recruit volunteers and implement a Clean Boat/Clean Water program at town landings 2) Hire an AIS coordinator (duties listed in position description attached to proposal) 3) Conduct AIS citizen lake monitoring following Dept/UW Ext guidelines 4) Conduct 2 shoreline sweeps 5) Conduct "Guided AIS Monitoring" 6) Entry of inspection forms 3200-120 and monitoring forms onto Dept website 7) Develop a local "Plan of Action" for AIS containment and management 8) Build portable CB/CW kiosks 9) Assemble 10 AIS monitoring equipment packages Project deliverables include: 1) Completed entry of inspection 3200-120 and monitoring forms onto Dept website 2) An AIS containment and management plan 3) Portable CB/CW kiosks 4) AIS monitoring equipment packages 5) Final report summarizing CB/CW activities, AIS monitoring, and the AIS plan of action Specific Conditions for this project: - Final report needs Dept review and approval WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) and hard copy of final report and photographs of portable kiosks.

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