Natural Shoreline Landscapes: Tools and resources for inland lakeshore landowners and managers

Date: August 25, 2013
Time: 9-11:30 a.m. on Gratiot Lake; 12:30-4 p.m. at Marsin Center
Location: Keweenaw Peninsula -- Gratiot Lake near Mohawk (AM) and Marsin Center near Oscar (PM)
Contact: Bonnie Hay, phone:906337-5476, email: belh@verizon.net

This workshop will highlight the importance of preserving or restoring native vegetation along shorelines. Participants will be introduced to methods of shoreline management to control erosion and to support wildlife and provide healthy habitat for fish. Information on natural shoreline plants, planting zones, and shoreline erosion control techniques will be shared. A combination of lecture and field observation will help participants to recognize potential problems and opportunities on lakefront they own, manage, or steward. For more information, view the event page at the Gratiot Lake Conservancy website.

Informational brochure

Advanced registration required. Fee for full day is $50, half-day $30. Full day or half-day options (at either location). Downloadable registration form is available at: www.gratiotlakeconservancy.org/NaturalShorelineWorkshop.htm Make check payable to Gratiot Lake Conservancy and mail along with enrollment form to Gratiot Lake Conservancy P.O. Box 310 Mohawk, MI 49950 (Please email Bonnie Hay to let her know your check is in the mail! belh@verizon.net )

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