Sponsoring Organization: Michigan State University Extension in cooperation with the Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership
Date: August 15
Start Time: 6 pm
End Time: 9 pm
Location : W.K. Kalamazoo Biological Station, Carriage House, 3700 E. Gull Lake Dr., Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Description of the Event:
Natural shorelines provide multiple benefits to our inland lakes. Natural shoreline landscaping and bioengineered erosion control techniques can restore those benefits by reducing runoff, deterring geese, stabilizing soils and improving fish and wildlife habitat while maintaining aesthetically pleasing access to your lake. Already have rock or sea wall? Learn how to enhance those structures for the benefit of your lake.
Workshop topics include:
Healthy lake ecosystems
Designing natural landscapes on lake shorelines
Problems with high impact landscape methods
Use of native plants in shoreline landscapes
Common inland lake Invasive species
State of Michigan rules and regulations
Cost: $50 per person, $25 for a second member of the household (who will share materials)
Registration deadline two days before event. No refunds will be issued after the registration deadline unless the workshop is cancelled due to low enrollment. Substitutions are welcome!
Workshop hosted by Michigan State University Extension in cooperation with the Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership.
Education Credit Hours: 3