WALWORTH CNTY LAND USE & RES MGT: Walworth County Wide CBCW & Monitoring


The Walworth County LURM grant proposal is to work with citizens on numerous lakes in Walworth County to increase knowledge on aquatic invasive species which includes both plant and animal which threatens the water quality and ecosystem of lakes, rivers and streams. This project will: 1) Hold a minimum of 16 workshops (8 each year); 2) Coordinate and train local volunteers using clean boats/clean waters watercraft inspection program protocol for a minimum of 10 separate inspection teams; 3) Monitor, map and report data on a minimum of 5 lakes per year concerning the presence or absence of aquatic invasive species; 4) Distribute exotic aquatic invasive species educational material; and 5) Produce and distribute a model ordinance that can be used by local lake districts and units of government. A full description of the project scope and deliverables is in the grant application, which is part of this agreement. The DNR will be provided with two paper copies and an electronic copy of the final report. Information will be disseminated to the public as described in the grant application.

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