CALUMET COUNTY: Calumet County AIS Coordinator Project


The Calumet County Planning Department proposes to conduct an aquatic invasive species (AIS) education, prevention, planning and control project during the period of October 2009 to December 2012. The project elements and deliverables are specified in the Calumet County Planning Department\2019s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Control grant application, dated July 22, 2009. The project includes hiring a coordinator; improve coordinated county wide strategy for the prevention and control of AIS; notify AIS state coordinator of new AIS infestations; prioritize eradication efforts and work with units of government; assist government agencies in finding grants to help finance eradication; track AIS by using GIS technology; expand countywide database of partners; continue CBCW program; educational outreach including press releases, electronic news letters, volunteer field days with control demos and field work, AIS meetings, training for local and county road crews; distribution of brochures and \201Ctool box\201D usage; continually update the website identifying participation events for the public and AIS in Calumet county. The grantee will provide the DNR AIS Coordinator with an annual progress report and a final report for comment on report adequacy prior to requesting reimbursement. DNR to receive both paper and electronic .pdf copies of the reports along with, or prior to, submission of grantee\2019s final payment request. Watercraft inspection records are to be entered into the State\2019s online Watercraft Inspection Database.

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