TOWN OF PRESQUE ISLE: Aquatic Plant Survey & Analysis of Plant Community Change Armour/Big/Horsehead Lakes

Purpose

Town of Presque Isle Lakes Committee is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake, in Vilas County. The Big Lake Property Owners Association and Friends of Armour Lake are project partners. The project will focus on updating Lake Management Plans (LMP) for Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake. Project activities include: 1) Gather and assess existing Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake information; 2) PI aquatic plant survey, community and substrate mapping and analysis; 3) CLMN water quality sampling; 4) Educational program \2013 meetings, newsletter articles, and press releases; 5) Watercraft inspections and AIS monitoring. Project deliverables include: 1) LMP; 2) PI and water quality data; 3) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 4) Entered inspection data into SWIMS; 5) Aquatic plant vouchers; 6) Education materials. Specific conditions for this project: LMP needs Dept review and approval. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) copy of LMP, PI and water quality data, a set of aquatic plant vouchers, all maps from project, and all GIS data.

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Large Scale Lake Planning
LPL-1504-13
2012
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Horsehead Lake has a native aquatic plant community that was documented by a point-intercept aquatic plant survey. This plant community is essential to, and part of, a high quality aquatic ecosystem that benefits the human community with its recreational and aesthetic features. The purpose of this aquatic plant management plan is to maintain the aquatic plant community in its present high quality state.
Armour Lake has a native aquatic plant community that was documented by a point-intercept aquatic plant survey. This plant community is essential to, and part of, a high quality aquatic ecosystem that benefits the human community with its recreational and aesthetic features. The purpose of this aquatic plant management plan is to maintain the aquatic plant community in its present high quality state.
Big Lake has a native aquatic plant community that was documented by a point-intercept aquatic plant survey. This plant community is essential to, and part of, a high quality aquatic ecosystem that benefits the human community with its recreational and aesthetic features. The purpose of this aquatic plant management plan is to maintain the aquatic plant community in its present high quality state.
 
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Grant Awarded
Town of Presque Isle Lakes Committee is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake, in Vilas County. The Big Lake Property Owners Association and Friends of Armour Lake are project partners. The project will focus on updating Lake Management Plans (LMP) for Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake. Project activities include: 1) Gather and assess existing Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake information; 2) PI aquatic plant survey, community and substrate mapping and analysis; 3) CLMN water quality sampling; 4) Educational program meetings, newsletter articles, and press releases; 5) Watercraft inspections and AIS monitoring.
Grant Awarded
Town of Presque Isle Lakes Committee is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake, in Vilas County. The Big Lake Property Owners Association and Friends of Armour Lake are project partners. The project will focus on updating Lake Management Plans (LMP) for Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake. Project activities include: 1) Gather and assess existing Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake information; 2) PI aquatic plant survey, community and substrate mapping and analysis; 3) CLMN water quality sampling; 4) Educational program meetings, newsletter articles, and press releases; 5) Watercraft inspections and AIS monitoring.
Grant Awarded
Town of Presque Isle Lakes Committee is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake, in Vilas County. The Big Lake Property Owners Association and Friends of Armour Lake are project partners. The project will focus on updating Lake Management Plans (LMP) for Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake. Project activities include: 1) Gather and assess existing Armour, Big and Horsehead Lake information; 2) PI aquatic plant survey, community and substrate mapping and analysis; 3) CLMN water quality sampling; 4) Educational program meetings, newsletter articles, and press releases; 5) Watercraft inspections and AIS monitoring.
Lakes Planning Grant
Aquatic Plant Management Plan
updating
Aquatic Plant Monitoring or Survey
Map Invasive Species
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment
Information and Education
Informational Meetings
Develop/Distribute Newsletter
Issue News/Media Release
Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
Monitor Invasive Species
 
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Waters