PurposeThe Town of Schoepke is sponsoring a project for Pelican Lake, in Oneida County focusing on AIS education, prevention and monitoring. Project partners include the Pelican Lake Property Owners Association and the Town of Enterprise.
Project activities include: 1) Recruit volunteers and implement a CB/CW program at Pelican Lake landings; 2) Hire 2 AIS coordinators; 3) Conduct AIS citizen lake monitoring following Dept/UW Ext guidelines; 4) Entry of inspection and monitoring forms into SWIMS; 5) Disseminate AIS information at boat landings, public areas, resorts, campgrounds, businesses, tournaments, in newsletter article(s) and in news releases.
Project deliverables include: 1) Estimated 1100 watercraft inspection hours; 2) Entered inspection and monitoring data into SWIMS; 3) Assembled AIS information and newsletter article(s); 4) Hired coordinators; 5) Final report summarizing CB/CW activities, AIS monitoring, and AIS educational activities.
Specific project conditions: Final report needs Dept review and approval.
WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) of final report, samples of assembled AIS information, newsletter article(s) and news releases.
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