FOX WOLF WATERSHED ALLIANCE: Shawano County Japanese Knotweed Early Detection and Response


The Fox Wolf Watershed Alliance is sponsoring a Early Detection and Response project for Japanese Knotweed (JK) in Shawano County. Project deliverables: 1)Spreadsheets and charts clearly comparing the data from the start to end of project. 2)Photographs taken during the project to document progress year to year. 3)Document control methods for each treatment including chemical application, cutting methods, and disposal. 4)Educational material on identification, reporting, and management of JK distributed to the public. 5)Documente updates of the Shawano County (IS) strategic plan pertaining to JK. 6)Update acreage and maps of JK populations in Shawano County. Project activities:1)Manage and maintain known JK sites that are a threat to riparian zones and surface water quality and qualitatively and quantitatively document progress. 2)Coordinate county wide effort to conduct education and outreach of JK to increase awareness and aid in prevention of JK spread. 3)Work with the County to update current (IS) strategic Plan in Shawano County to include better management practices of JK.4)Use efficient and effective strategies to monitor for new populations of JK in Shawano County in conjunction with recruitment of volunteer citizen monitors to increase AIS monitoring effort. Special Conditions: 1) All data shall be entered into the SWIMS database This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. 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 Biologist. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide DNR Lake Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR to receive both paper and electronic .pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to submission of grantee's final payment request.

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Spreadsheet of locations for Japanese knotweed being managed under an Early Detection and Control grant by Fox-Wolf Watershed Association in 2019
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