Large Scale Lake Planning
The Big Hills Lake Protection and Rehab District proposes to conduct a comprehesnive survey of Big Hills Lake. The scope of this project includes several appraisal actions with the ultimate development of an amendment to the existing lake management plan. Deliverables include:
\2022 Characterize current water quality following protocol via UW-Stevens Point schedule (7 events, multiple parameters w/ profiling) and develop reasonable objectives based on results.
\2022 Evaluate and characterize the aquatic plant community via summer PI survey
\2022 Evaluate AIS plants via focused spring PI survey
\2022 Conduct fishery review utilizing existing data and develop management recommendations. Conduct field appraisal of fish and wildlife habitat and map.
\2022 Conduct property owner\2019s survey to define issues and guide plan development. This would be a citizen participation action.
\2022 Summary report with recommendations relative to water quality, fishery, and aquatic plants.
Lake Management Plan Development