Large Scale Lake Planning
Comprehensive Planning Studies
Lake Management Plan Development
Lac Vieux Desert Lake Association is sponsoring project to study Lac Vieux Desert Lake in Vilas County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Lac Vieux Desert Lake. Completion of a LMP will allow for potential Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) cost sharing grants and permits for Eurasian water-milfoil (EWM) control. Phases 1 and 2 were funded in this grant cycle (Feb 2009) and Phase 3 will be submitted for funding in August 2009.
Project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation - kick-off meeting, AIS training, stakeholder survey, planning meetings (up to 2), wrap-up meeting, news release, newsletter article, and progress report; 2)Recruit volunteers and implement a CB/CW program; 3) Annual volunteer AIS monitoring; 4) Water quality sampling (secchi, P, Chla, N, conductivity, pH, total Alk, total suspended solids, calcium, DO, and temp); 5) Curly-leaf pondweed (CLP) survey and aquatic plant community mapping; 6) Sensitive area delineation; 7)Fisheries assessment; 8)Watershed assessment and P load modeling; 9) Develop LMP.