TOWN OF PRESQUE ISLE: 2008 AIS Control, Public Awareness, Education and Prevention Project


The Town of Presque Isle, Vilas County, is sponsoring an AIS grant which will focus on AIS education, prevention, and monitoring. Project activities include: 1) Recruit volunteers and expand current CB/CW program at town landings; 2) Recruit volunteers and begin AIS monitoring following Dept/UW Ext guidelines; 3) Entry of inspection forms 3200-120 and monitoring forms onto Dept website; 4) Construct 8 kiosks and install at busiest public landings in Presque Isle; 5) Educational efforts including education/information forums, children's story hour, media releases, and presentations; 6) Conduct a CB/CW and AIS monitoring workshop; 7) Develop final report. Project deliverables include: 1) Completed entry of inspection Form 3200-120 and monitoring forms onto Dept website; 2) AIS kiosks and photos; 3) Educational efforts and media releases; 4) 75 CB/CW hours; 5) 75 AIS monitoring hours; 6) Final report summarizing CB/CW activities, AIS monitoring, educational activities, media releases, and kiosk activities. Specific Conditions for this project: Final report needs Dept review and approval

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