CISCO CHAIN RIPARIAN OWNERS ASSOC: Big Lake Management Planning Project

Purpose

Cisco Chain Riparian Owners Association is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Big Lake, in Vilas County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Big Lake. Project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation \2013 stakeholder survey, planning meetings (2-4), kick-off meeting, wrap-up meeting, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Summarize ongoing lake management work; 3) Water quality sampling and analysis; 4) Watershed assessment and nutrient load modeling; 5) Characterize biological communities and ecosystem interactions; 6) Shoreline assessment; 7) Aquatic plant surveys (PI survey, community mapping, and substrate mapping); 8) Data analysis; 9) Volunteer watercraft inspections; 10) Develop LMP. Project deliverables include: 1) Stakeholder survey, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Water chemistry data; 3) Watershed maps and modeling data; 4) PI and shoreland data; 5) Aquatic plant community and substrate maps; 6) Aquatic plant vouchers; 7) Entered inspection data into SWIMS; 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 survey, shoreland assessment, watershed assessment and water quality sampling, all maps from project, all GIS data, and aquatic plant vouchers.

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LPL-1511-13
2013
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Cisco Chain Riparian Owners Association is sponsoring a large scale lake planning grant to study Big Lake, in Vilas County. The project will focus on developing a Lake Management Plan (LMP) for Big Lake. Project activities include: 1) Stakeholder participation \2013 stakeholder survey, planning meetings (2-4), kick-off meeting, wrap-up meeting, news release(s), and newsletter article; 2) Summarize ongoing lake management work; 3) Water quality sampling and analysis; 4) Watershed assessment and nutrient load modeling; 5) Characterize biological communities and ecosystem interactions; 6) Shoreline assessment; 7) Aquatic plant surveys (PI survey, community mapping, and substrate mapping); 8) Data analysis; 9) Volunteer watercraft inspections; 10) Develop LMP.
Lakes Planning Grant
Lake Management Plan Development
Information and Education
Informational Meetings
Issue News/Media Release
Develop/Distribute Newsletter
Monitor or Assess Watershed Condition
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment
Watershed Mapping or Assessment
Water Quality Modeling
Aquatic Plant Monitoring or Survey
Map Invasive Species
Data analysis, report production
Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
Social Survey of Residents or Users
Shoreland Monitoring, Assessment, Inventory
Shoreland Monitoring, Assessment or Inventory
 
Watershed
 
Waters