Resources Links

Lakeshore Restoration Online Resources

Keeping Our Shores: Shoreland Best Management Practices (15 minute video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfrSvWSKcIE

The Living Shore: Best Management Practices for Shoreland Vegetation (16 minute video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfrSvWSKcIE

Shoreland Restoration: A Growing Solution (15 minute video)    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5o9xjFLnvs

Restore Your Shore (online lakeshore restoration tool) http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/rys/index.html

The Water’s Edge: Helping Fish and Wildlife on Your Waterfront Property (booklet) http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/assistance/backyard/shorelandmgmt/savewateredge.pdf

Protecting Your Waterfront Investment: 10 Simple Shoreland Stewardship Practices (booklet) http://clean-water.uwex.edu/pubs/pdt/waterfront.pdf

(Resource list provided by: Karen Terry, Extension Educator Water Resources, University of Minnesota Extension, West Central Research and Outreach Center, Morris, MN 218-770-9301; kterry@umn.edu


A.I.S.

For a tutorial on: How to inspect and decontaminate your boat/Don’t Move a Mussel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JX8TmwTx-tU

Minnesota Waters at Risk – AIS        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93wgqTVzym4


2015 Vegetation Survey Report from RMB Environmental Laboratories

University of Minnesota Extension Service (Information for Septic Systems, Shoreland Best Management Practices, etc.)            http://www.extension.umn.edu/


Shoreland Rules Update information
http://mndnr.gov/waters/shoreland.html


Minnesota Star Lakes and Rivers
http://www.starlakes.org


Community Growth Options (This group has newsletters and provided the booklet “A Citizen’s guide to Influencing Local Land – Use Decisions.”)
http://www.1000fom.org/cgo/


Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District        http://www.clearwaterswcd.org


Clearwater SWCD Summer 2013 Newsletter http://www.clearwaterswcd.org/2013.summer.newsletter.pdf