Shoreline Guide

Shoreline Owner’s Guide to Healthy Waterfronts

FOCA is pleased to announce a re-print of this popular guide, which gives a quick and easy overview of ways to make the most of your shoreline property, while living in balance with your lake’s fragile ecosystem.

Click the image below to view the digital version of the publication. Use the arrow buttons to flip pages; click the magnifying glass icon to zoom in. Having trouble viewing the flipbook below? Click here for a mobile-friendly version

Click here to download a PDF version of the Shoreline Owner’s Guide to Healthy Waterfronts (2015 revised edition. PDF, 28 pages)

Shoreline_Owners_Guide_p3_FOCA_2015Topics covered include:

  • What is a Watershed?
  • Shorelines (erosion, hardened shorelines…) & Buffer Zones
  • Shoreline Construction Projects (fish-friendly dock structures)
  • Aquatic Plants Out of Control
  • Invasive Species & Preventing the Spread
  • Septic Systems
  • Climate Change and Your Lake
  • How to be a Good Lake Steward
  • and more!

This publication makes a great introduction to new families at the lake, and a useful resource for quick material for your own Association newsletter.

Members may contact FOCA to acquire additional print copies of the Guide. You are always welcome to circulate digital copies, using the download link above; please credit FOCA as the source, and include our web address where possible:

Michelle LewinShoreline Owner’s Guide to Healthy Waterfronts