HORSESHOE LAKE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION: Horseshoe Lake AIS Early Detection and ResponseProject, 2009-2011


The Horseshoe Lake Improvement Association is sponsoring a three-year project on Horseshoe Lake, Barron and Polk Counties, to do the following activities: hybrid Eurasian watermilfoil management and monitoring; public education, including AIS workshop(s) and web updates; watercraft inspection in partnership with the Turtle Lake School District; AIS monitoring; and development of an aquatic plant management plan including completing a sociological survey. Deliverables associated with this project include: 1) A project report summarizing education and outreach and monitoring activities; 2) Clean Boats Clean Waters data collection summary. Data collected must include those data required as part of the CBCW program and must be entered in the statewide database to be eligible for grant reimbursement; 3) Aquatic Plant Management Plan. Special Conditions: 1) WDNR\2019s Aquatic Plant Management in Wisconsin guidance should be followed for point-intercept survey monitoring, pre/post treatment monitoring, and aquatic plant management plan development; 2) Draft public surveys must be reviewed and approved by the Department before being initiated. 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 educational 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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