ALMA-MOON LAKE P & R DISTRICT: RES-Restoring Shoreline Habitat on Moon Lake

Purpose

Alma/Moon Lake P&R District is sponsoring a project focusing on restoring 1500 feet of shoreline on Moon Lake as part of a WDNR Science Services Lakeshore Restoration Research Project. Partners include UCC Moon Beach Camp, Michigan Technical University and WDNR. Project activities include: 1) Native vegetation restoration of 1500 feet of shoreline & >4000 square meters of lakeshore buffer area; 2) Survey of restoration area for terrestrial & aquatic invasives - all encountered will be treated &/or removed; 3) Install & maintain an 8' fence & 3' hardware cloth for 3-4 years for site protection from deer & snowshoe hares; 4) Install rain gardens along areas of significant run-off; 5) Install enviro-lock biodegradable bags along areas of significant erosion; 6) 4-6 trees will be dropped & establishment of an aquatic macrophyte bed in the restoration area; 7) Shoreline restoration demonstration & education activities including lake ecology workshops, creating pamphlets, hand-outs & video DVD's, signage, brochures, & an updated Moon Beach website detailing project progress; 8) Final report summarizing project activities, including before and after photographs of restored areas. Project deliverables include: 1)1500 feet of restored shoreline and >4000 square meters of lakeshore buffer area; 2) Treatment &/or removal of invasive species; 3) Installed rain gardens and erosion control measures; 4) Habitat improvements (tree drops and macrophyte bed); 5) Completed workshops, pamphlets, hand-outs, video DVD's, signage, brochures, and website updates; 6) Final report. Specific Conditionst: Shoreland habitat restorations require perpetual deed restrictions; Final report needs Dept review and approval. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) and hard copy of final report, and copies of pamphlets, brochures, hand-outs, and DVD's and any established protocols for tree drops and aquatic macrophyte bed establishment.

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Grant Awarded
Alma/Moon Lake P&R District is sponsoring a project focusing on restoring 1500 feet of shoreline on Moon Lake as part of a WDNR Science Services Lakeshore Restoration Research Project. Partners include UCC Moon Beach Camp, Michigan Technical University and WDNR. Project activities include: 1) Native vegetation restoration of 1500 feet of shoreline & >4000 square meters of lakeshore buffer area; 2) Survey of restoration area for terrestrial & aquatic invasives - all encountered will be treated &/or removed; 3) Install & maintain an 8' fence & 3' hardware cloth for 3-4 years for site protection from deer & snowshoe hares; 4) Install rain gardens along areas of significant run-off; 5) Install enviro-lock biodegradable bags along areas of significant erosion; 6) 4-6 trees will be dropped & establishment of an aquatic macrophyte bed in the restoration area; 7) Shoreline restoration demonstration & education activities including lake ecology workshops, creating pamphlets, hand-outs & video DVD's, signage, brochures, & an updated Moon Beach website detailing project progress; 8) Final report summarizing project activities, including before and after photographs of restored areas. Project deliverables include: 1)1500 feet of restored shoreline and >4000 square meters of lakeshore buffer area; 2) Treatment &/or removal of invasive species; 3) Installed rain gardens and erosion control measures; 4) Habitat improvements (tree drops and macrophyte bed); 5) Completed workshops, pamphlets, hand-outs, video DVD's, signage, brochures, and website updates; 6) Final report. Specific Conditionst: Shoreland habitat restorations require perpetual deed restrictions; Final report needs Dept review and approval. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) and hard copy of final report, and copies of pamphlets, brochures, hand-outs, and DVD's and any established protocols for tree drops and aquatic macrophyte bed establishment.
Grant Awarded
Alma/Moon Lake P&R District is sponsoring a project focusing on restoring 1500 feet of shoreline on Moon Lake as part of a WDNR Science Services Lakeshore Restoration Research Project. Partners include UCC Moon Beach Camp, Michigan Technical University and WDNR. Project activities include: 1) Native vegetation restoration of 1500 feet of shoreline & >4000 square meters of lakeshore buffer area; 2) Survey of restoration area for terrestrial & aquatic invasives - all encountered will be treated &/or removed; 3) Install & maintain an 8' fence & 3' hardware cloth for 3-4 years for site protection from deer & snowshoe hares; 4) Install rain gardens along areas of significant run-off; 5) Install enviro-lock biodegradable bags along areas of significant erosion; 6) 4-6 trees will be dropped & establishment of an aquatic macrophyte bed in the restoration area; 7) Shoreline restoration demonstration & education activities including lake ecology workshops, creating pamphlets, hand-outs & video DVD's, signage, brochures, & an updated Moon Beach website detailing project progress; 8) Final report summarizing project activities, including before and after photographs of restored areas. Project deliverables include: 1)1500 feet of restored shoreline and >4000 square meters of lakeshore buffer area; 2) Treatment &/or removal of invasive species; 3) Installed rain gardens and erosion control measures; 4) Habitat improvements (tree drops and macrophyte bed); 5) Completed workshops, pamphlets, hand-outs, video DVD's, signage, brochures, and website updates; 6) Final report. Specific Conditionst: Shoreland habitat restorations require perpetual deed restrictions; Final report needs Dept review and approval. WDNR Lakes Management Coordinator will be provided with an electronic (pdf or word) and hard copy of final report, and copies of pamphlets, brochures, hand-outs, and DVD's and any established protocols for tree drops and aquatic macrophyte bed establishment.
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Habitat Restoration - Shoreland
Alma/Moon Lake P&R District is sponsoring a project focusing on restoring 1500 feet of shoreline on Moon Lake as part of a WDNR Science Services Lakeshore Restoration Research Project. Partners include UCC Moon Beach Camp, Michigan Technical University and WDNR.
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