UPPER ST CROIX LAKE ASSOCIATION: AIS Education, Prevention & Monitoring on Upper St. Croix Lake & Headwaters of St. Croix River


The Upper St. Croix Lake Association is sponsoring an AIS prevention and education project including a Clean Boat/Clean Water inspection program at three public boat landings, lake resident education, education workshop, newsletter & brochure distribution, and periodic monitoring for invasive aquatic plants around Upper St. Croix Lake. Deliverables include a paper and electronic copy of comprehensive Report including: 1) Final Report summarizing accomplishments of the project including watercraft inspection and lake monitoring reports detailing time and number of people reached; 2) CB/CW survey results; daily results will be entered into the DNR CB/CW database; 3) Verification of lake-resident/public education, workshops, and/or inspector training (agendas and attendance lists); 4) Copies of brochures, educational materials, and mailings; 5) Aquatic plant monitoring results including boat and shoreline observations of any detected aquatic invasive species with maps; 6) Report on Purple Loosestrife control program; 7) AIS related materials generated or paid for by this grant. Special project conditions: Sponsor shall immediately contact the DNR if a new aquatic invasive species is found. This scope summarizes the project detail in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the AIS Coordinator. It is recommended that Grantee provide Lake Coordinator with a draft final report. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee withhold final payment to consultant pending DNR comment on report adequacy.

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