MATTHEWS LAKE ASSOC INC: 3 Year AIS Inspection and Education Project


The Mathews Lake Association is sponsoring a three year AIS prevention and education project including a CB/CW inspection program at Mathews Lake supplemented with ILIDS and a CB/CW program at the Minong Flowage, inspector training, lake resident education about inspection and AIS prevention, information brochure, mailings, press releases, information signage at landings. A shoreline-deadfall habitat program is included in this grant. Deliverables include: 1) Final Report summarizing project accomplishments including watercraft inspection and lake monitoring reports detailing time and number of people reached and landing improvements such as signage and weed receptacles; 2) CB/CW survey results; daily results will be entered into the DNR CB/CW database; 3) ILIDS inspection report including time and number of launches and potential violations; 4) Verification of workshops and/or inspector training (agendas and attendance lists); 5) Copies of brochures, educational materials, and mailings; 6) Report on shoreline woody-habitat/deadfall project; 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 provided 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 AIS Coordinator with a draft final report. If a consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that sponsor withhold final payment to the consultant pending DNR comment on report adequacy.

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Reports and Documents
Letter to Pamela Toshner about the Matthews Lake Association adopting a resolution for the AEPP-233-10 grant.
The grant scope included: paid CBCW inspections, I-LIDS video inspection, FishSticks near shore habitat installation, distribution of educational materials, and training to the lake association membership on AIS issues including education and soliciting volunteer support. This final report references other documents and describes required deliverables.
Report on videos taken at Matthews Lake
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
Educate and engage residents
Develop/Distribute Brochures/Literature
Train Volunteers