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Lakeshore habitat restoration training for professionals

principles and practices of lake-friendly landscaping, low impact development, water quality conservation and erosion control of low energy sites on inland Wisconsin lakes

Wednesday, July 16th and Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at Moon Beach Camp, St. Germain

​Wednesday, August 27th and Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at Heidel House Resort & Spa, Green Lake


6.0 Defining lakeshore habitat restoration

​Lakeshore habitat restoration: is a lake management practice that utilizes native trees, shrubs, and groundcover [including wildflowers, sedges, grasses, and rushes] in combination with water conservation practices and bioengineering techniques to reduce and stabilize lakeshore erosion, improve aquatic and wildlife habitat, enhance and reestablish shoreline ecosystem functions and services, and provides for cleaner water.

6.1 Project overview video

​"Shoreland restoration: a growing solution" video link

6.2 State standards and biology technical note review

Streambank and shoreline protection 580 standard
Shoreland habitat 643A standard
Riparian forest buffer 391
Wisconsin biology technical note 1: shoreland habitat
Companion document 580-1: "Selecting conservation practices and landscape context for protection or restoration"
Companion document 580-3: "Streambank site assessment checklist​"​
Streambank and shoreline protection 580 standard - "Statement of Work​"
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