Healthy Lakes through Healthy Shorelands publications


Shoreline Alterations: Natural Buffers and Lakescaping — MN DNR

 Lakescaping and Shoreland Restoration — MN DNR

Healthy Shorelines — MN DNR

Landscaping before and after photos — MN DNR

Make a difference for your lake– four simple things you can do — CWC Water Plan

How to protect our waters, starting with your lakeshore property —  CWC Water Plan

Lake Protection and Management — Freshwater Society/MPCA



Many counties, cities and the DNR have regulations about what can be done to the shoreline and adjacent waters. Check with them before making any alterations. In addition, their experts may make helpful suggestions.