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 three great publications which you can open and review by “clicking” on the link.