Large Scale Lake Planning
Information and Education
Spectacle Lake P&R District is sponsoring phased large scale lake planning project to study Spectacle Lake, in Vilas County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Spectacle Lake. Phases 1 and 2 were funded with the Feb 1, 2011 grant cycle and Phase 3 will be submitted for funding consideration with the Aug 1, 2011 grant cycle.
Phase 2 project activities include: 1) Rare species and water quality assessment; 2) Volunteer frog and toad monitoring and angler\2019s journal program; 3) Document the littoral zone and riparian area condition using digital photography; 4) Qualitatively document the littoral zone and riparian area using a volunteer-based rapid assessment technique; 5) Quantitatively document the littoral zone and riparian area using the USEPA Lake Assessment Procedure along with the WDNR Supplemental Lakeshore Assessment; 6) Educational program \2013 stakeholder survey, meetings, newsletter articles, and press releases.
Project deliverables include: 1) Rare species, water quality, frog and toad, and angler\2019s journal data; 2) An electronic, image-based waterfront archive that presents geographic data, digital photographic documentation and qualitative assessment; 3) Report of the USEPA and WDNR quantitative assessment; 4) Education materials and stakeholder survey.
Lake Management Plan Development