Healthy Shorelines for Healthy Lakes

Shoreline Property Resources

This is where you’ll find and learn about all things shoreline-related, from docks, boathouses and permits to invasive species, beach health and more.

The information is well-researched and well-delivered so smart decisions and sound plans will be easier to make. You’ll have more success conserving shoreline health and you’ll know what to do to make sure your lake thrives into the future.

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Protecting Your Gardens, Lawn…and Your Lake

Many people work hard to have a lush, green lawn.  It’s a labour of love for many – the mowing, raking, weeding, fertilizer and pesticide applications – it brings a definite sense of pride. But did you know that what we do on our properties can impact the health of...

Natural is Beautiful

Your shoreline was meant to be naturally beautiful. Naturalized shorelines are cost-effective, ecologically responsible, stunning and they add value to your property. They’ll also provide welcome natural habitat for wildlife. Below are a series of before and after...

Has Your Lake Been Part of the Love Your Lake Program?

Have you downloaded your shoreline property report? If you have, great! That’s the first step in learning what actions you can take on your own property to improve your shoreline health and lake health. What’s even better is that it doesn’t have to take a lot of...

You Can Assess the Health of Your Shoreline

Use this self-assessment tool to understand how to improve your shoreline.

3 Easy Things to Do For Your Shoreline Property in 3 Years

Actions you can take that will improve your shoreline.

Coordinating Love Your Lake in Muskoka

Muskoka is a uniquely beautiful part of Canada.

Assessing Lakes in Saskatchewan

Last summer I was given the opportunity to participate in the Love Your Lake Program.

Shoreline Assessment Made Easy

Mississippi Lake Association member Rob Bell writes about his experience with Love Your Lake program.

So, We Received Our Love Your Lake Report…What Now?

Guest blogger Anne Gourlay-Langlois is a participant in Love Your Lake, a joint program from the Canadian Wildlife Federation and Watersheds Canada.

The Good, the Bad and the Invasive

Did you know that the second largest threat to biodiversity is invasive species?

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