FRIENDS OF THE ST CROIX HEADWATERS, INC.: Aquatic Macrophyte and AIS Survey in the Upper St. Croix Watershed

Purpose

Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to complete aquatic plant and aquatic invasive species monitoring in the St. Croix River, including the headwaters between Upper St. Croix Lake and the St. Croix Flowage and below the Gordon Dam to Hwy T. The project includes a 2010 community information/education event as well as a visual field guide that describes the local aquatic plant community. Project deliverables include: 1) aquatic plant survey results and report, including spreadsheets and GIS files; 2) one set aquatic plant vouchers; 3) aquatic plant visual field guide; 4) AIS survey maps and reports; 5) information/education event summary; and 6) any other presentations or information/education tools developed. This scope is intended to summarize the detailed project scope provided in the application and does not supersede those application tasks/deliverables. Data, records, reports, and education materials, including GIS-based maps and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional lake coordinator.

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Rivers Planning Grant
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to complete aquatic plant and aquatic invasive species monitoring in the St. Croix River, including the headwaters between Upper St. Croix Lake and the St. Croix Flowage and below the Gordon Dam to Hwy T. The project includes a 2010 community information/education event as well as a visual field guide that describes the local aquatic plant community. Project deliverables include: 1) aquatic plant survey results and report, including spreadsheets and GIS files; 2) one set aquatic plant vouchers; 3) aquatic plant visual field guide; 4) AIS survey maps and reports; 5) information/education event summary; and 6) any other presentations or information/education tools developed.
Information and Education
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to complete aquatic plant and aquatic invasive species monitoring in the St. Croix River, including the headwaters between Upper St. Croix Lake and the St. Croix Flowage and below the Gordon Dam to Hwy T. The project includes a 2010 community information/education event as well as a visual field guide that describes the local aquatic plant community. Project deliverables include: 1) aquatic plant survey results and report, including spreadsheets and GIS files; 2) one set aquatic plant vouchers; 3) aquatic plant visual field guide; 4) AIS survey maps and reports; 5) information/education event summary; and 6) any other presentations or information/education tools developed.
Grant Awarded
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to complete aquatic plant and aquatic invasive species monitoring in the St. Croix River, including the headwaters between Upper St. Croix Lake and the St. Croix Flowage and below the Gordon Dam to Hwy T. The project includes a 2010 community information/education event as well as a visual field guide that describes the local aquatic plant community. Project deliverables include: 1) aquatic plant survey results and report, including spreadsheets and GIS files; 2) one set aquatic plant vouchers; 3) aquatic plant visual field guide; 4) AIS survey maps and reports; 5) information/education event summary; and 6) any other presentations or information/education tools developed.
Project Deliverable
Report & Aquatic Plant Vouchers
Project Deliverable
Visual Aquatic Plant Field Guide
Map Invasive Species
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to complete aquatic plant and aquatic invasive species monitoring in the St. Croix River, including the headwaters between Upper St. Croix Lake and the St. Croix Flowage and below the Gordon Dam to Hwy T. The project includes a 2010 community information/education event as well as a visual field guide that describes the local aquatic plant community. Project deliverables include: 1) aquatic plant survey results and report, including spreadsheets and GIS files; 2) one set aquatic plant vouchers; 3) aquatic plant visual field guide; 4) AIS survey maps and reports; 5) information/education event summary; and 6) any other presentations or information/education tools developed.
Monitor Invasive Species
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to complete aquatic plant and aquatic invasive species monitoring in the St. Croix River, including the headwaters between Upper St. Croix Lake and the St. Croix Flowage and below the Gordon Dam to Hwy T. The project includes a 2010 community information/education event as well as a visual field guide that describes the local aquatic plant community. Project deliverables include: 1) aquatic plant survey results and report, including spreadsheets and GIS files; 2) one set aquatic plant vouchers; 3) aquatic plant visual field guide; 4) AIS survey maps and reports; 5) information/education event summary; and 6) any other presentations or information/education tools developed.
Aquatic Plant Monitoring or Survey
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to complete aquatic plant and aquatic invasive species monitoring in the St. Croix River, including the headwaters between Upper St. Croix Lake and the St. Croix Flowage and below the Gordon Dam to Hwy T. The project includes a 2010 community information/education event as well as a visual field guide that describes the local aquatic plant community. Project deliverables include: 1) aquatic plant survey results and report, including spreadsheets and GIS files; 2) one set aquatic plant vouchers; 3) aquatic plant visual field guide; 4) AIS survey maps and reports; 5) information/education event summary; and 6) any other presentations or information/education tools developed.
ATTAINS Water Identified for Protection
Friends of the St. Croix Headwaters (FOTSCH) is initiating a project to complete aquatic plant and aquatic invasive species monitoring in the St. Croix River, including the headwaters between Upper St. Croix Lake and the St. Croix Flowage and below the Gordon Dam to Hwy T. The project includes a 2010 community information/education event as well as a visual field guide that describes the local aquatic plant community. Project deliverables include: 1) aquatic plant survey results and report, including spreadsheets and GIS files; 2) one set aquatic plant vouchers; 3) aquatic plant visual field guide; 4) AIS survey maps and reports; 5) information/education event summary; and 6) any other presentations or information/education tools developed.
 
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