ONEIDA COUNTY LWCD: Oneida County AIS Education, Prevention & Planning Project


The Oneida County Land and Water Conservation Department is sponsoring an AEPP grant to be completed by December 31, 2013. The project will focus on AIS education, prevention, monitoring, and coalition building. Project activities include: 1) Host 2 CB\005CCW workshops, 1 AIS CLMN, 1 AIS training workshop, an awards ceremony and partnership meeting, and conduct press releases, school presentations, and weekly/bi-weekly AIS electronic updates; 2) Coordinate a PL biocontrol project and workshop and a student poster/photo contest; 3) Hire 3 seasonal AIS staff (education, watercraft inspections, monitoring, and fieldwork/sampling and data entry/analysis (coordinated with WDNR)); 4) Work to form unified lake groups and partner with scientific organizations; 5) Attend WAL convention, OCLRA meetings, AIS coordinator meetings, and local lake fairs; 6) AIS education materials (bait container stickers, sticky pads, pencils, pens, boat/dock bumpers, 10 portable signs, bi-annual newsletter, aquatic native plant awareness brochure, and informational packets for water sport/recreation rental businesses); 7) Collect data on AIS distribution and movement and assist with PI and GLRI surveys; 8) Assist in restoration of ecosystems affected by AIS; 9) Initiate Oneida County\2019s AIS strategic plan; 10) Develop final report summarizing project activities. Project deliverables include: 1) Workshops, outreach and awards ceremony and partnership meeting; 2) Hired staff; 3) Entry of watercraft inspection and monitoring forms onto SWIMS; 4) Updated AIS maps; 5) Formation of unified lake groups; 6) AIS education materials; 7) Final report. Specific Conditions for this project: Final report needs Dept review and approval WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) and hard copy of final report, all maps and samples or photographs of AIS educational materials.

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Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
Monitor Invasive Species
Information and Education
Hold Workshops
Train Volunteers
Biomonitoring Toxicity Tests
Purple Loosestrife Biocontrol
Install Kiosk or Sign
Issue News/Media Release
Develop/Distribute Newsletter
Develop/Distribute Brochures/Literature
Aquatic Plant Monitoring or Survey
Monitor Invasive Species
Habitat Restoration - Instream
Habitat Restoration - Lake
Habitat Restoration - Shoreland
Habitat Restoration - Upland
Restore Riparian Habitat
Aquatic Invasive Species Plan
ONEIDA COUNTY LWCD: Oneida County AIS Education, Prevention & Planning Project
Project Deliverable
Final Report