Protecting Your Shoreline: A Workshop for Inland Lakefront Property Owners

This workshop is designed to educate interested lakefront property owners on natural control methods and will discuss techniques for using natural landscaping along the shoreline to provide erosion control and habitat value while maintaining the aesthetic value of the lakefront.

Topics will include healthy lake ecosystems, designing and maintaining natural landscapes on lake shorelines, bioengineering techniques to address high impact shorelines, using native plants in shoreline landscapes, attracting fish and wildlife to your shoreline, shoreline invasive plants to watch for, Michigan rules and regulations, and local examples of natural shoreline projects.

This workshop will be held at three locations throughout the area in Cadillac (Wexford County), Harrison (Clare County), and Weidman (Isabella County). For complete information on this workshop click on the link below.

Workshop for Inland Lakefront Property Owners

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 By Charmaine Lucas
Charmaine Lucas
Charmaine is the District Manager for the Mecosta Conservation District. She can be reached at charmaine.lucas@mi.nacdnet.net .