Morris, Campbell and Fuller Lakes Management Meeting and Discussion

Discussion in 'Local Government and Groups' started by CBA Phillip, Apr 17, 2006.

  1. CBA Phillip

    CBA Phillip Beach Comber

    Apr 11, 2006
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    Management Plan Meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 24th at the Coastal Branch Library (9am-12). Please visit for more information.
  2. Extension lsj

    Extension lsj Beach Comber

    Apr 11, 2006
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    Morris, Campbell and Fuller
    Management Plan Meetings
    Monday, April 24, 2006

    I. Areas of Concern

    Invasive Exotic Species ***

    ? Impact from torpedo grass
    ? Is there an impact from the increasing presence of water-lilies
    ? Conducting a risk/benefit analysis for treatment
    ? What will you put in place of the torpedo-grass

    Management of Outlet *

    ? Streamline permitting process to alleviate impact to road and low-lying areas
    ? Defining impact from saltwater intrusion
    ? Maintaining connection between Fuller and Morris Lakes

    Storm-water Management *

    ? Impact from construction traffic
    ? Potential impact from Fuller road
    ? Defining impact from adjacent properties
    ? Impact from intersection of 30-A and Hwy 98

    Preservation and Enhancement ****

    ? Preserving and improving the current conditions
    ? Maintaining these lakes as natural systems
    ? Limiting outside influence (e.g. political, development and individual needs)


    ? More information on the importance of these rare ecosystems

    Impacts from Hurricanes

    ? Removing debris

    Recreational Access

    ? Part of the Park?s mission is to improve access for the public

    ? Erosion and sedimentation resulting from increased use

    II. Potential Solutions

    ? Put link on our website to Leda?s interview on the Weather Channel to increase outreach Wed/Thurs 8-10

    ? Need to identify time, money and man-power

    ? Identify specific needs and strategy through the management plan (scientifically based)

    ? Utilizing volunteer resources

    ? Approaching local stakeholders

    ? Determining partnerships and specific areas of interest

    ? Identify potential funding sources

    ? Facilitate community involvement and stewardship

    ? Use park service resources to provide training to citizens

    ? Utilize adaptive management strategies

    ? Redefining strategies as education/knowledge increases

    ? Encourage/Require floating docks to accommodate lake level changes

    ? Use flooding as a method to treat invasive exotic species

    ? Engineer the road design to Fuller Lake to accommodate potential flooding/remediate storm-water runoff

    ? Identify impact from storm-water runoff from adjacent facilities and define storm-water project

    ? Determine impact from storm-water runoff from intersection of 30-A and Hwy 98

    ? Contact Local, State and Federal legislators about increasing protection for the lakes and their associated wetlands

    ? Utilize existing information contained in the management plans of both 4-Mile Village and Topsail Hill Preserve for these lakes

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