Resources By Topic

 
Non-Native Invasive Species
Lake Improvement Board Of Bear Lake    Website:www.bearlakeimprovement.org
MSU A Field Guide to Invasive Plants
Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network  Website: http://habitatmatters.org/
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service     Website:  http://www.fws.gov/invasives/faq.html

Shoreline

DEQ Natural Shorelines for Inland Lakes
DNRE_The Waters Edge
DEQ - Great Lakes Shoreline Management

Water Quality Testing
Website:  http://www.micorps.net/documents/CLMPReports/bear_manistee_510122.pdf

Lawn And Fertilizer Use
MSU Turf Tips

Managing Septic Systems
MSU Managing Septic Systems

Clean Boats At Boat Launch
MSU Clean Boats Clean Waters

Protecting Wetlands
MSU Protecting Wetlands

Storm Water
Stormwater Pamphlet
Stormwater Controls
Importance of Trees
Streamside Buffer
Rain Garden Instruction Manual
Water Runoff Filter

Testing Drinking Water
State of Michigan - Manistee Location  Drinking Water Testing
Website: http://www.manisteecounty.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=257%3Afree-water-testing&Itemid=210

Water Conservation
Website:  http://www.epa.gov/oaintrnt/water/best_practices.htm
Website:  http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve/

Benefits of Conservation Easements

Website:http://www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/pfw/r6pfw8b.htm

Function of Wetlands
Website:  http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/outreach/upload/fun_val_pr.pdf

Feeding  Waterfowl

Website: http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7001.html

Fish Consumption Advisories
Website:https://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-54783_54784_54785---,00.html

Navigable Waters
Website: http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/Wiki/access:mi

Michigan Riparian Rights
Mich Riparian Right


Practices to Prevent Release of Hazardous Materials

Website: http://www.epa.gov/region6/6en/h/handbk4.pdf

Littoral Zone
Website: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/shorelandmgmt/apg/wheregrow.html

Native Plants
Website: http://plantitwild.com/plants-we-use/