BALSAM LAKE P & R DISTRICT: Balsam Lake AIS Education Project


The Balsam Lake P&R District is sponsoring an AIS prevention and education project including a Clean Boat/Clean Water inspection program of boats at the public boat landing; education of lake residents about boat inspection and AIS prevention; AIS information signs at boat landings; education material mailings. A volunteer will train, schedule, and oversee a crew of paid boat inspection workers and volunteers. Inspectors will receive training at a CB/CW AIS workshop. Project monitoring involves surveillance for invasive aquatic plants around Balsam Lake. Deliverables include a comprehensive report including: 1) Documentation of donated time and services related to grant administration. 2) Copies of brochures, newsletters, and educational materials used. 3) Verification of training of inspectors and monitors such as agendas and attendance lists. 4) Watercraft inspection report including time, number of people reached, CB/CW survey results, completed entry of inspection 3200-120 and monitoring forms onto Dept website 5) Report on construction of the educational signs. 6) Aquatic plant surveillance results including boat and shoreline monitoring observations of any detected aquatic invasive species with maps. 7) AIS related materials generated or paid for by this grant. Special conditions for this project: The project sponsor shall immediately contact proper DNR authorities in the event in the event of a new aquatic invasive species infestation. This scope is intended to summarize the detailed scope provided in the grant application and does not supersede grant application specifics. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional Lake Coordinator. It is recommended that the Grantee provide the DNR Lake Coordinator with a draft of the final report. The DNR shall receive a paper and electronic copy of the final report.

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2009 Balsam Lake Aquatic Plant Management Report
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AEPP-073-07Balsam Lake AIS Education Project
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Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
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