VILAS COUNTY: LCO-Vilas County Lakes Assessments Project


Vilas County Land and Water Conservation Dept is sponsoring a lake protection grant to perform a lakes condition assessment, monitor lakes and continue shoreland best management practices projects in Vilas County, with a study completion date of December 31, 2021. Activities: 1) Perform 2 Directed Lakes surveys (PI, water quality, AIS, and shoreland) 2) Initiate 4 shoreland best management practices programs 3) Develop Lakes Condition Assessment 4) Assist regional DNR in accomplishing work plan objectives 5) Support and attend activities of the WI Lakes Partnership 6) Provide technical assistance 7) Hire LTE Lakes Monitoring Technician and fund part of the FTE Lakes Specialist 8) Develop annual and final reports Project deliverables include: 1) Directed Lakes data and maps 2) Shoreland best management practices projects 3) FTE and LTE Lakes Specialists 4) Lakes Condition Assessment 5) Annual and final reports Specific project conditions: - Draft of annual and final reports need Dept review and approval WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of annual reports, final report, directed lakes data, all maps from project, and all GIS data.

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