MANITOWOC COUNTY LAKES ASSN: Manitow Co. Lakes Assoc. Accesses


The Manitowoc County Lakes Association proposes to conduct education, prevention and planning activities to control and prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species into and from Manitowoc County lakes. Project elements and deliverables are specified in their AIS Grant application, dated 01/31/2013. In addition to conducting education activities to train volunteers and government agencies in monitoring and prevention methods, AIS Coordinator projects include increasing partnerships with local conservation groups. Projects also include mapping the spread of EWM on Harpts Lake, as well as mapping GPS locations of Phragmites and Japanese Knotweed throughout county right-of-ways. Additional deliverables include an annual bus tour of projects and sites, 200 hours dedicated to Clean Boats Clean Waters, attendance of 3 major events per year with traveling AIS display, and updates to the County AIS Strategic Plan. Any persons training watercraft inspectors or participating in the Citizen Lake Monitoring Network will enroll in a current Clean Boats Clean Waters workshop or Citizen Lake Monitoring Network workshop. Watercraft inspection and Citizen Lake Monitoring records will be entered into the State\2019s online Watercraft Inspection Database (SWIMS). Any publications or signs produced as part of this project will incorporate the \201CStop Aquatic Hitchhikers!\201D\2122 brand (partnership details are at Annual progress reports and a final report summarizing the 3 year project will be provided to the DNR. If a consultant is to provide the final report, it is recommended the Grantee provide the DNR AIS Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. The DNR is to receive both paper and electronic .pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to, submission of grantee\2019s final payment request.

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Aquatic Invasives Grant
Aquatic Invasives Education
Reports and Documents
Harpt lake EWM map for plant survey on 8-28-2017
GPS points for EWM survey on Harpt Lake, Manitowoc Co.
Final progress report for various lakes in Manitowoc County
Maps of locations where 2011 and 2009 EWM biomass surveys were performed
Haprt Lake EWM distribution on 8/14/2016
Activities & Recommendations
Information and Education
Grant Awarded
Project Deliverable
final report
Informational Meetings
Train Volunteers
Map Invasive Species
Monitor Invasive Species
Aquatic Invasive Species Plan
MANITOWOC COUNTY LAKES ASSN: Manitow Co. Lakes Assoc. Accesses