Resources Links

Lakeshore Restoration Online Resources

Keeping Our Shores: Shoreland Best Management Practices (15 minute video)

The Living Shore: Best Management Practices for Shoreland Vegetation (16 minute video)

Shoreland Restoration: A Growing Solution (15 minute video)

Restore Your Shore (online lakeshore restoration tool)

The Water’s Edge: Helping Fish and Wildlife on Your Waterfront Property (booklet)

Protecting Your Waterfront Investment: 10 Simple Shoreland Stewardship Practices (booklet)

(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;


For a tutorial on: How to inspect and decontaminate your boat/Don’t Move a Mussel:

Minnesota Waters at Risk – AIS

2015 Vegetation Survey Report from RMB Environmental Laboratories

University of Minnesota Extension Service (Information for Septic Systems, Shoreland Best Management Practices, etc.)  

Shoreland Rules Update information

Minnesota Star Lakes and Rivers

Community Growth Options (This group has newsletters and provided the booklet “A Citizen’s guide to Influencing Local Land – Use Decisions.”)

Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District

Clearwater SWCD Summer 2013 Newsletter