GOLDEN SANDS RC&D: AIS Coordinator - East Central

Purpose

The Golden Sands RC & D is sponsoring an AIS \2013 Education Grant to hire a County AIS Coordinator for Waupaca and Waushara Counties. Project activities include but are not limited to: 1. CBCW inspections, CBCW & CLMN Workshops, Purple Loosestrife assistance (propagation, education) 2. AIS Inventories (all public access lakes in Counties) and early detection / response coordination. 3. Aquatic Plant Surveys 4. Milfoil weevil surveys 5. Education and Outreach Program (schools, media, lake associations, bait dealers, garden centers) a. Organize citizen based AIS control programs 6. Develop County AIS Plans (DNR approval required) 7. Monthly \201Ccheck in\201D call or meeting with DNR Lakes Coordinator Project Deliverables 1. County AIS Plans (DNR approved) 2. Maps of AIS occurrence on area lakes 3. Native plant species lists for all surveyed lakes. 4. Three AIS press releases and 2 school outreach events 5. Regional AIS Inventories (uploaded to SWIMS) 6. Final Report Project Timeline 1. Final Report will be completed by 12/31/2013.

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Aquatic Invasives Grant
Aquatic Invasives Education
AEPP-406-13
2013
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Activities & Recommendations
Grant Awarded
Hire County Aquatic Invasives Coordinator
Watercraft Inspections Clean Boats, Clean Waters
Hold Workshops
Biomonitoring Toxicity Tests
EWM weevil and purple loosestrife biocontrol
Monitor Invasive Species
Aquatic Invasive Species Plan
GOLDEN SANDS RC&D: AIS Coordinator - East Central
Information and Education
Informational Meetings
Issue News/Media Release
Project Deliverable
monthly check-in calls with DNR lakes coordinator and final report