UPPER ST CROIX LAKE ASSOCIATION: AIS Education, Prevention & Monitoring on Upper St. Croix Lk & St. Croix River Headwaters


The Upper St. Croix Lake Association is sponsoring an AIS prevention and education project including a Clean Boat/Clean Water inspection program at three public boat landings, lake resident education, education workshop, newsletter & brochure distribution, and periodic monitoring for invasive aquatic plants around Upper St. Croix Lake. Deliverables include a comprehensive report with: 1) A summary of accomplishments/progress of the project including watercraft inspection and lake monitoring report detailing total time and number of people reached; 2) CB/CW survey results; daily results will be entered into the DNR CB/CW database; 3) Verification of lake-resident/public education, workshops, and/or inspector training such as agendas and attendance lists; 4) Outreach report including copies of news releases, brochures, educational materials, and mailings; 5) Report on aquatic plant monitoring results including boat and shoreline observations of any detected aquatic invasive species with appropriate maps; 6) Report on Purple Loosestrife control program; 7) AIS related materials generated or paid for by this grant. Special conditions for this project: The sponsor shall immediately contact the DNR if a new aquatic invasive species is found. This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the AIS Coordinator. It is recommended that Grantee provide AIS Coordinator with a draft final report. If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide AIS Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. The DNR shall receive a paper and electronic copy of the final report.

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