PurposeThe Town of Cable is sponsoring an AIS prevention and education project. Project activities include: 1) Implement a CB/CW program by inspecting boats and educating public at Perry, Tahkodah, and Cable Lake Landings. 2) Recruit and train volunteers. 3) Collect plant samples from boaters/lakeshore owners and map location. 4) Educate public about AIS by posting landings, distributing educational material to public, and submit articles. 5) Develop a AIS exhibit/Youth Program at the Cable Natural History Museum..
Deliverables include: 1) Final Report summarizing project accomplishments/progress including watercraft inspection and lake monitoring report detailing total time and number of people reached; 2) Verification of inspector/monitor training such as attendance lists and agendas; 3) Daily CB/CW survey results entered into the CB/CW monitoring SWIMS database; 4) Verification of inspector/monitor training such as attendance lists and agendas; 5) Outreach report including copies of news releases, brochures, educational materials, and mailings; 6) Report on construction/maintenance of educational signage; 7) Report on Cable Natural History AIS exhibit; 8) Report on AIS results and monitoring observations of any detected aquatic invasive species with appropriate maps; 9) AIS related materials generated or paid for by this grant.
Special conditions for this project: The project sponsor shall immediately contact proper DNR authorities in the event in the event of a new aquatic invasive species infestation.
This scope is intended to summarize the scope provided in the grant application and does not supersede grant application specifics. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional AIS Coordinator. It is recommended that Grantee provide AIS Coordinator with a draft final report. The DNR shall receive a paper and electronic copy of the final report.
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