Recreational Boating AIS Prevention Programs
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Program component has been implemented in this jurisdiction
Program component has not yet been implemented in this jurisdiction
Coordination with non-agency partners on inspection and decontamination
Local organizations hire inspectors for ramps at lake associations/other non-DNR managed access points. Contracts with other groups provides inspectors at priority lakes outside of the grant program, such as Lake Winnebago and the Great Lakes
Coordination with non-agency partners on outreach
Local AIS coordinators support, train, and provide outreach materials to local staff and inspectors. These AIS coordinators provide leadership and a local support network for partners
Leadership of partner activities
As part of the grant/contact requirements, partners must follow/comply with DNR guidance and submit all required DNR reporting forms. Education and outreach activities are coordinated through local AIS coordinators.
Dedicated funding for partner activities
Wisconsin funds a grant program for lake organizations who wish to hire inspectors.