VILLAGE OF SOLON SPRINGS: AIS Control for Evasion of Watermilfoil


The Village of Solon Springs is sponsoring an AIS project on Upper St. Croix Lake which includes monitoring of boat launches by boat inspectors; educating boaters about AIS & prevention; public education through the use of trained volunteers going door to door informing lakeshore property owners about AIS; placing articles in newsletters & local newspapers; presenting AIS information at local meeting of civic & government groups. The public boat landing inspection program will run from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. A part-time supervisor will be hired to train, schedule, & oversee paid & volunteer workers. Deliverables include a comprehensive report including: 1) Documentation of donated time & services related to grant administration. 2) Watercraft inspection report including time & number of people reached; CB/lCW survey results; survey results will be entered into a CB/CW database. 3) Copies of newsletters, educational materials, & brochures used at the boat landings or distributed to the public. 6) Agenda & minutes of civic or government meetings where AIS presentations are made. 7) AIS related materials generated or paid for by this grant. Special conditions: The project sponsor shall immediately contact the DNR in the event of a new AIS infestation. This scope summarizes the scope provided in the grant application & does not supersede application specifics. Data, records, & reports, including GIS-based maps & digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the Lake Coordinator. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide DNR Lake Coordinator with a draft for comment. DNR to receive both paper & electronic copies of the final report.

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AEPP-080-07AIS Control for Evasion of Watermilfoil
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Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
2747300 Upper Saint Croix Lake
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