We are a critical part of the watershed and are responsible for limiting the nutrients that drain into the lake. In addition and very importantly, all lawn fertilizer must be non-phosphorus and it’s the LAW and you can be ticketed, but more importantly it is for the protection of North Lake. No fertilizing within 20 feet of the lake.


In addition consider shoreline buffer zones.  Below are five great publications which you can open and review by “clicking” on the link.

GWQ014 – Shoreline Plants and Landscaping

GWQ044 – Protecting Your Waterfront Investment

Managing the Water’s Edge

Protecting Our Living Shores – WT-764 2003

Protecting & Restoring Shorelands – WT-748 2003