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Brant Lake

 Link to Contracting Party: Brant Lake Association (BLA)

AIM has been working on Brant Lake since 2008.  Currently, the company is working with the Brant Lake Association (BLA) on refining ideal “maintenance phase” management for the lake’s Eurasian milfoil and Curly-leafed Pondweed.  The following graphs show progress over the years.

Below is the relationship between diver hours worked and pounds of invasive plants removed over time on Brant Lake.  Successful “maintenance phase” management is indicated when these two metric coincide closely as shown in 2011 and 2012.

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Below is the trend in AIM costs to the Brant Lake Association over time.  This reflects the continual cost reduction inherent in a successful lake-wide management project.

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2008-2010

2010 – 8 diver crew, 5 weeks This year, AIM established full, lake-wide control of the existing milfoil growth. Nearly all of the lake’s littoral zone was covered by AIM divers .An area (Sunset Cove) that occupied the majority of our work in 2008 and 2009 was covered in 1.5 days. Many patches of significant …

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2011

2011 Total Milfoil Harvest Locations The following are interactive maps and .pdf work summaries showing all Eurasian milfoil harvest locations. Our crew takes GPS points over each location where a plant or plants are harvested, that data is then processed to create these maps. When using an Interactive Map viewers can change the map background using the …

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2012

Total harvest maps and summaries for 2012 The following are interactive maps and .pdf work summaries showing all Eurasian milfoil harvest locations. Our crew takes GPS points over each location where a plant or plants are harvested, that data is then processed to create these maps. When using an Interactive Map viewers can change the map background …

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