FOND DU LAC COUNTY: Kettle Moraine Lake EWM & CLP Management Project


The Fondulac County Land and Water Department proposes to control Curly-leaf pondweed (CLP) and Eurasian water-milfoil (EWM) through chemical treatment, EWM biological control methods, hand removal, and preventative measures in Kettle Moraine Lake during the period 2009 - 2011. The project elements and deliverables are specified in Fondulac County's Land and Water Department Aquatic Invasive Species Grant application, dated August 1, 2008. The project includes monitoring the extent and density of CLP and EWM annually through pre-treatment and post-treatment surveys of known infested areas, and monitoring other lake areas for the presence of aquatic invasive species (AIS); treating CLP infested areas with an aquatic herbicide; conducting hand-removal of CLP and EWM; and conducting volunteer activities to prevent further AIS infestations, including conducting watercraft inspections. Watercraft inspection records will be entered into the State's online Watercraft Inspection Database. Annual progress reports and a final report summarizing the five-year project will be provided to DNR. If consultant is to provide the final report, it is recommended the Grantee provide the DNR Aquatic Invasive Species 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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By Michael Kapocius., the past President of the Kettle Moraine Lake Association,
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Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
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