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Response to Survey
Results from survey of the Property Owners on Tomahawk and
47 of 76 responded 62%
Answers to questions 2 – 4
Question #2 - Were you aware of the Eurasian Water Milfoil problem prior to receiving this mailing?
46 responders checked YES; one responder checked NO
Question # 3 - Are you in support of containment and in-lake management efforts?
44 responders checked YES; 1 responder checked NO; one responder gave no answer; one responder wrote “not sure.”
Question # 4 - Would you like to receive more specific information concerning the area lake conditions and containment and in-lake management options?
45 responders checked YES to question 4; 1 responder checked NO; 1 responder gave no answer.
o Containment should have started in 2006
o A barrier should be put up between the 2 lakes
o Our property taxes should now be lowered
o This problem was brought into our lakes from boats from the outside
o 5 respondents emphasized “NEED HELP NOW”
o 3 respondents are willing to help financially
o Concerned about the form of containment and how it might affect humans using the lake
o Pam’s email information should be put on the town’s web page
o One respondent claims to have talked to a DNR person who said EWM was no big problem
o Property owners should be notified when containment procedures occur
o Property owner supports “chemical and physical control”
o Respondent is concerned about the spread of EWM to other lakes in the area
o At minimum the boat landing area should be treated
o EWM needs to be controlled, property owners need to put aside any differences
o 6 respondents offered to volunteer help
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