LAKE RIPLEY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT: COMP - Expanding the Scope of Lake Ripley Watershed Monitoring


Lake Ripley Management District is sponsoring a project to support and expand on their current lake management planning grant by monitoring water quality and modeling to focus BMP recommendations to improve Lake Ripley, Jefferson County. Specific project activities include: 1) measure flow and water quality parameters at the inlet and outlet of lake to develop a nutrient budget, 2) use EVAAL and STEPL to help with prioritizing locations that may be vulnerable to erosion, 3) use WAV protocol to monitor macroinvertebrates in the inlet, 4) do frog & toad survey upstream of the lake, 5) survey aquatic plants upstream of the lake. Project final deliverables include: all raw data collected under the grant in format specified by the department, model results analyzed and shared via the lake\2019s newsletter, any new invasive species found will be documented; final report to summarizing project findings and recommendations. Special Conditions: none 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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