A Citizen's Manual for Developing Integrated Aquatic Vegetation Management Plans
Maribeth V. Gibbons Water Environmental Services, Inc. Harry L. Gibbons, Jr. Mark D. Sytsma
Ruth Gothenquist WATER Environmental Services, Inc.
January, 1994 Ecology Publication 93-93 © 1994 WATER Enviromental Services
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Material Covered In Manual A Quick Walk Through The Manual
PART I: Introduction To Aquatic Plant Management
Does Your Water Body Have an Aquatic Plant or an Algae Problem? What Is An Integrated Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan? When Is an IAVMP Required?
PART II: Developing A Plan
This is the heart of the manual and is divided into twelve chapters. Chapter 2 describes how a few concerned individuals can start the planning process rolling. Each of the remaining chapters (Chapters 3-13) covers a step in the process of creating an integrated aquatic vegetation management plan.
Organization Is Key The Steering Committee Planning Steps Summarized
What Is The Problem? How To Write A Clear Problem Statement Example Of A Problem Statement
Goal-Setting Criteria Example Of Aquatic-Plant Management Goals
The Importance of Public Involvement Public Involvement Steps
Water Body-Watershed Connection How To Describe The Watershed and Water Body Getting Started In Your Search Of The Water Body Sampling/Monitoring To Fill Data Gaps
How To Determine Beneficial Use Areas Of Your Water Body Example Of Water Body Usage Map
What Is An Aquatic Plant Survey? How To Map Aquatic Plants Example of Aquatic Plant Map
Example of Written Description Characterizing Aquatic Plants
Control Alternatives Available In Washington Control Alternatives Summarized
What Are the Different Levels of Control? How To Determine Levels of Control in Water Body Example Of Control Intensity Map
The Integrated Approach - A Juggling Act A Procedure For Choosing An Appropriate Treatment Scenario Example Of Recommended Treatment Scenario
Putting All the Pieces Together Components of the Action Plan The Road Well Traveled
PART III: Implementing A Plan
Part III offers guidance on how to use an integrated aquatic vegetation plan.
Permits and Other Requirements Funding Implementation Needs Management Monitoring Program Effectiveness Keeping Everyone Informed
PART IV: Technical References