BUTTERNUT-FRANKLIN LAKES IMPROVEMENT ASSOC: Butternut & Franklin Lakes Management Planning Project

Purpose

Butternut-Franklin Lakes Association, Inc is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Butternut Lake and Franklin Lake, in Forest County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Butternut Lake and Franklin Lake. Project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation \2013 stakeholder survey, planning meetings (up to 2), kick-off meeting, wrap-up meeting, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Water quality sampling and analysis; 3) Watershed assessment and P load modeling; 4) Fisheries assessment; 5) Shoreline assessment; 5) Professional Dreissena monitoring; 6) Curly-leaf pondweed survey, Point Intercept (PI) survey, and aquatic plant community mapping; 7) Data analysis and develop LMP; 8) Volunteer watercraft inspections. Project deliverables include: 1) Stakeholder survey, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Entered inspection data onto SWIMS; 3) Water chemistry data; 4) Watershed maps and modeling data; 5) PI and shoreland data; 6) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 7) Aquatic plant vouchers; 8) LMP. Specific conditions for this project: 1) Draft of stakeholder survey needs to be submitted to Lakes Management Coordinator for review and approval before sending to public; 2) Draft of LMP needs Dept review and approval. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of LMP, news release(s), newsletter article, stakeholder survey, data from PI, shoreland assessment, watershed assessment and water quality sampling, all maps from project, all GIS data, and aquatic plant vouchers.

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Lakes Grant
Large Scale Lake Planning
LPL-1454-12
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Reports and Documents
Appendices to accompany Butternut and Franklin Lakes Comprehensive Management Plan 2014, prepared by Onterra, LLC. Includes public participation materials, stakeholder survey response charts and comments, water quality data, watershed analysis WILMS results, and aquatic plant survey data.
Butternut and Franklin Lakes (Forest County) comprehensive management plan, sponsored by Butternut-Franklin Lakes Association, prepared by Onterra, LLC. Includes photos, tables, graphs, diagrams, and maps. Maps and appendices attached.
Maps to accompany Butternut and Franklin Lakes Comprehensive Management Plan 2014, prepared by Onterra, LLC.
 
Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
Butternut-Franklin Lakes Association, Inc is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Butternut Lake and Franklin Lake, in Forest County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Butternut Lake and Franklin Lake. Project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation \2013 stakeholder survey, planning meetings (up to 2), kick-off meeting, wrap-up meeting, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Water quality sampling and analysis; 3) Watershed assessment and P load modeling; 4) Fisheries assessment; 5) Shoreline assessment; 5) Professional Dreissena monitoring; 6) Curly-leaf pondweed survey, Point Intercept (PI) survey, and aquatic plant community mapping; 7) Data analysis and develop LMP; 8) Volunteer watercraft inspections. Project deliverables include: 1) Stakeholder survey, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Entered inspection data onto SWIMS; 3) Water chemistry data; 4) Watershed maps and modeling data; 5) PI and shoreland data; 6) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 7) Aquatic plant vouchers; 8) LMP.
Grant Awarded
Butternut-Franklin Lakes Association, Inc is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Butternut Lake and Franklin Lake, in Forest County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Butternut Lake and Franklin Lake. Project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation \2013 stakeholder survey, planning meetings (up to 2), kick-off meeting, wrap-up meeting, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Water quality sampling and analysis; 3) Watershed assessment and P load modeling; 4) Fisheries assessment; 5) Shoreline assessment; 5) Professional Dreissena monitoring; 6) Curly-leaf pondweed survey, Point Intercept (PI) survey, and aquatic plant community mapping; 7) Data analysis and develop LMP; 8) Volunteer watercraft inspections. Project deliverables include: 1) Stakeholder survey, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Entered inspection data onto SWIMS; 3) Water chemistry data; 4) Watershed maps and modeling data; 5) PI and shoreland data; 6) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 7) Aquatic plant vouchers; 8) LMP.
Informational Meetings
Develop/Distribute Newsletter
Lake Management Plan Development
Aquatic Plant Monitoring or Survey
Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
Shoreland Monitoring, Assessment, Inventory
Shoreland Monitoring, Assessment or Inventory
 
Watershed
 
Waters