TOMAHAWK LAKE ASSOCIATION: The Tomahawk Lake AIS Control Grant 2011 & 2012


Tomahawk Lake Association, Inc (TLA) is sponsoring a project on the Tomahawk Lake system in Oneida County focusing on EWM management, and AIS education, prevention and monitoring. This is a five year project with this grant covering implementation costs of year\2019s 3 and 4. The goal is to reduce the treatable EWM coverage by 80% which will allow TLA to continue management of EWM with minimal state financial assistance. Project activities include: 1) Annual chemical treatments of EWM; 2) Manual removal of EWM with hydraulic conveyor; 3) Annual pre/post treatment monitoring and analysis; 4) Hire 1 AIS program coordinator, 1 CB/CW inspector and 2 scuba divers to run hydraulic conveyor; 5) Recruit volunteers and implement a CB/CW program; 6) Mapping and control of purple loosestrife (PL); 7) Annual volunteer AIS training and monitoring; 8) Entry of inspection and monitoring forms into SWIMS; 9) Educational outreach activities as listed on pages 21-23 of proposal; 10) Volunteer residual herbicide monitoring; 11) Develop annual project report and a final report. Project deliverables include: 1) Chemical, biological and manual control of AIS, including mapping; 2) Pre/post treatment survey and residual sampling data; 3) AIS Coordinator (minimum of 400 hours per year); 4) Volunteer monitoring (minimum of 136 hours per year); 5) Inspection and monitoring data entered into SWIMS; 6) Scuba divers; 7) AIS educational activities; 8) Annual reports and final report summarizing AIS management and future AIS management suggestions, CB/CW activities, AIS monitoring, and AIS educational activities. Specific Conditions: Annual reports and final report needs Dept review and approval WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of final report and annual reports, maps, educational outreach products, and survey data (includes: pre/post treatment and PL).

Related Reports

Run Project Summary Report
View Umbrella-Projects
View Related-Projects

Aquatic Invasives Grant
Aquatic Invasives Control
Activities & Recommendations
Information and Education
APM Chemical Permit Request
APM Mechanical Permit Request
Grant Awarded
Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
Project Deliverable
annual summary reports, and final report
Hire Local Aquatic Invasives Coordinator
Monitor Pre and Post Treatment
Biomonitoring Toxicity Tests