POLK COUNTY: Little Butternut Lake Assessment & LMP/APM Development


Polk County Land & Water Resources Department is sponsoring a project to develop a comprehensive lake management plan for Little Butternut Lake. Project deliverables include: GIS data & maps of areas monitored; water quality, flow, precipitation, and water level data, shoreline monitoring data and report, phytoplankton data & analysis, watershed modeling, aquatic plant data and reports, and a Comprehensive Lake Management Plan that meets the requirements of NR 191.45. Specific project conditions: CLMN efforts should not be duplicated, and these data shall be included in the trends analysis and final reporting; Sponsor shall contact DNR immediately if a new AIS is found; All monitoring data shall be entered into SWIMS; WDNR\2019s Aquatic Plant Management in Wisconsin guidance shall be followed for point-intercept survey monitoring and aquatic plant management plan development. The NOR Native Plant Protection Strategy shall be integrated into the plan; Draft sociological surveys must be reviewed and approved by the Department before being initiated. 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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