Vegetation and clean water
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- Blue-green algae in Minnesota lakes
- The living shore: Best management practices for shoreland vegetation
Find out about Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and what you can do to help prevent them.
This video reviews benefits of shoreland vegetation and provides information on re-establishing vegetative strips along shorelines. (16:49)
Amphibians and migratory birds depend on wetland fringes that border lakes and streams for nesting and food. Wetlands also provide flood control. Find out about the value of wetlands and the costs and benefits of preserving them.
Natural shorelines help protect water quality and wildlife habitat and restore natural functions to their shorelines. (15:30)
What are watersheds and how do they impact water quality?