Lake Smart Program

PROGRAM PLAN:  LakeSmart Program: 2021

Chair/Lead Persons: RI Lake Smart Program Coordinator, with supporting team members

Carolyn Fortuna/ State Coordinator; Judy Colaluca & Janice Baker

OBJECTIVE: To promote & support best practices for the care and management of the lake/ land interface on Smith and Sayles Reservoir.

May-JunePublicize the LS Program via Newsletters, Website; Annual MeetingCoordinators (Judy & Janice)  
May-JuneDevelop/assemble materials for onsite property reviews.Coordinators $50 estimateBrochures, evaluation forms, LakeSmart RI Award signs; STL will donate signs
June – mid-JulyRecruit & provide training for property evaluation team members.Coordinators and team; Maine Lakes webinars and/ or annual  conferenceTBDNeed to bring more evaluators on board to conduct the visits
JulyMake logistical arrangements for onsite visitsCoordinators and team; LS liaison if available
July – Sept.Participants conduct self-study (optional).Property owners
July – Sept. Conduct LakeSmart RI survey visitsCoordinators & team, property owners
By end of SeptemberComplete analysis of data for properties reviewed Results shared with property owners; present LakeSmart RI signs (as applicable)
WinterSDRA develops data set Coordinators and team with liaisonProperties reviewed, date, and Categories of Evaluation (e.g. Passed, Met Most Requirements, More Improvement Needed); Summary of results and recommendations for board
JunePresent awardsSTL/Judy, JaniceFor properties visited year prior
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