GOLDEN SANDS RC&D: EDR for Japanes Knotweed in the Tomorrow River Watershed


Golden Sands RC&D is sponsoring an Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection and Rapid Response grant for the monitoring, and control of Japanese Knotweed in the Tomorrow River Watershed. Project activities: Project activities include: 1) Survey each site of JKW prior to treatment; 2) Control JKW in Tomorrow River Watershed and complete additional follow-up monitoring post-treatment; 3) Train landowners on identification of JKW and how to control ; 4) Additional Outreach to the public regarding JKW education and training Project deliverables include: Project deliverables include: 1) Japanese Knotweed survey data and maps; 2) Annual reports and final report describing the findings of the Japanese Knotweed surveys and summary of control efforts in the watershed; 3) All data will be collected following Department approved protocols and entered into DNR\2019s SWIMS database. Specific project conditions: Specific conditions for this project: Annual reports and final report need Department review and approval. WDNR AIS Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of reports, all maps, and all invasive plants and any GIS data. 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 AIS Coordinator and Lake\2019s Biologist.

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Reports and Documents
Area and stem density of each knotweed patch
KMZ file with polygons showing knotweed patches for the project
Table documenting each knotweed patch, patch area in acres, and average density of stems per square foot, from data collected in 2021.
KMZ file with polygons of each Japanese knotweed patch surveyed in 2021
Photos of leaves from many of the Japanese knotweed patches included in the grant project, with tape measure for scale.
PDF document containing photos, GPS coordinates, and EDDMapS links for each stand of Japanese knotweed included in the project.
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