Large Scale Lake Planning
The Lake Alice Stewardship Program is an ongoing endeavor composed of periodic phases that progress toward the overall vision of the Lake Alice Association a healthy, sustainable Lake Alice. In Phase 1, participants learned about the lake and the landscape. In Phase 2, a principal task involved conducting an aquatic plant survey and creating an aquatic plant management plan. Phase 2 tasks also included frog and toad surveys and a volunteer angler journal. Success of future phases depends on a coalition of participants, each carrying out appropriate tasks and communicating needs and findings to other team members. It is appropriate that the Lake Alice Association (LAA) is the lead organization in this long-range endeavor.
Lake Alice Association is sponsoring phased large scale lake planning grants to study Lake Alice, in Lincoln County. The project will focus on developing and updating an Adaptive Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Lake Alice. Phase 2 was funded in this grant cycle and Phases 3-5 will be submitted for funding starting in 2011.
Project activities for Phase 2 include: 1) Educational program, meetings and educational events with lake association and Tomahawk High School students, written educational materials, news releases, and website updates; 2) Point-intercept (PI) aquatic plant survey; 3) Aquatic plant community and substrate mapping; 4) Water quality assessment; 5) Volunteer amphibian monitoring and angler survey; 6) Update LMP.
Project deliverables include: 1) Educational materials and news releases; 2) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 3) PI, water quality, amphibian, and angler data; 4) LMP.
Lake Management Plan Development
Comprehensive Planning Studies