BIG ARBOR VITAE LAKE ASSOC: Big Arbor Vitae Lake Management Planning Project, Phase 2

Purpose

Big Arbor Vitae Lake Association is sponsoring phased large scale lake planning grant projects to study Big Arbor Vitae Lake, in Vilas County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Big Arbor Vitae Lake. An application for Phase 3 of the LMP will be submitted for funding consideration in August 2011. Phase 2 project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation \2013 stakeholder survey, wrap-up meeting, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Shoreline assessment; 3) Professional Dreissena monitoring; 4) Point-intercept (PI) aquatic plant survey, community mapping and analysis; 5) Curly-leaf pondweed survey. Project deliverables include: 1) Stakeholder survey, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) PI and shoreland data; 3) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 4) Aquatic plant vouchers. Specific conditions for this project: Draft of stakeholder survey needs to be submitted to Lakes Management Coordinator for review and approval before sending to public. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of news release(s), newsletter article, stakeholder survey, PI and shoreland assessment data, all maps and all GIS data from project, and aquatic plant vouchers.

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Reports and Documents
Big Arbor Vitae Lake (Vilas County) comprehensive management plan 2014 sponsored by Big Arbor Vitae Lake Association, prepared by Onterra, LLC. Includes photos, graphs, diagrams, maps, and tables. Maps and appendices are attached.
Maps to accompany Big Arbor Vitae Lake Comprehensive Management Plan 2013
Appendices to accompany Big Arbor Vitae Lake Comprehensive Management Plan 2013. Includes public participation materials, stakeholder survey response charts and comments, water quality data, 2012 WDNR sediment core report, watershed analysis WILMS results, aquatic plant survey data, Big Arbor Vitae fish stocking records - WDNR, Great Lakes Fishery Commission: Heterosports bulletin, aquatic plant management strategy - northern region WDNR, and shoreland habitat best management practices materials.
 
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Grant Awarded
Big Arbor Vitae Lake Association is sponsoring phased large scale lake planning grant projects to study Big Arbor Vitae Lake, in Vilas County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Big Arbor Vitae Lake. An application for Phase 3 of the LMP will be submitted for funding consideration in August 2011. Phase 2 project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation \2013 stakeholder survey, wrap-up meeting, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Shoreline assessment; 3) Professional Dreissena monitoring; 4) Point-intercept (PI) aquatic plant survey, community mapping and analysis; 5) Curly-leaf pondweed survey. Project deliverables include: 1) Stakeholder survey, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) PI and shoreland data; 3) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 4) Aquatic plant vouchers.
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