UNIFIED LOWER EAGLE RIVER CHAIN OF LAKES COM: Eagle River Chain of Lakes AIS Project

Purpose

The Unified Lower Eagle River Chain of Lakes Commission (ULERCLC) is sponsoring an AIS ACEI grant on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes in Vilas County. This is a three year, three phase project that will focus on Eurasian Water-Milfoil (EWM) management, and AIS education, prevention and monitoring. The goal is to reduce the treatable EWM to half its current size within three years and allow the ULERCLC to continue management of AIS on its own. Project activities include: 1) Annual chemical treatments of EWM 2) Volunteer hand removal of EWM as an experimental EWM control technique 3) Annual Pre and Post treatment monitoring and analysis 4) Annual volunteer AIS monitoring 5) Recruit volunteers and implement a CB/CW program 6) Stakeholder participation: CB/CW training, budget and grant meeting, project status/informational meeting 7) Entry of inspection forms 3200-120 and monitoring forms onto Dept website 8) Develop annual project report and a final report Project deliverables include: 1) Chemical and hand removal control of EWM 2) Pre and post treatment survey data 3) Completed entry of inspection 3200-120 and monitoring forms onto Dept website 4) AIS educational, prevention and monitoring activities 5) Final report summarizing EWM management during project and future EWM management suggestions, CB/CW activities, AIS monitoring and AIS educational activities Specific Conditions for this project: - Final report needs Dept review and approval WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) and hard copy of final report, all annual reports, pre and post treatment survey data, and samples of educational and outreach products.

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