BALSAM LAKE P & R DISTRICT: Balsam Lake Point Intercept and Plan Update


Balsam Lake P&R District is sponsoring a project to conduct CLP and native plant monitoring and update the APM plan for Balsam Lake. Project deliverables include GIS data & maps of areas monitored, aquatic plant survey & bed mapping results, and an updated APM plan. Specific project activities include: 1) Pre-post treatment aquatic plant monitoring; 2) CLP bed mapping; 3) Point Intercept plant survey; 4) Aquatic Plant Management Plan (APM) update. Special Conditions: 1) WDNR\2019s Aquatic Plant Management in Wisconsin guidance shall be followed for point-intercept survey monitoring and aquatic plant management plan development. The NOR Native Plant Protection Strategy shall be integrated into the APM plan; 2) Sponsor shall contact DNR immediately if a new AIS is found. This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps, and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional Lakes Biologist.

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This Aquatic Plant Management Plan for Balsam Lake presents a strategy for managing aquatic plants by protecting native plant populations, managing curly leaf pondweed, and preventing establishment of invasive species through the year 2019. The plan includes data about the plant community, watershed, and water quality of the lakes. It also reviews a history of aquatic plant management on Balsam Lake.
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