PRICE COUNTY: Shoreline Protection & Restoration Through Education

Purpose

Price County LCD will sponsor a project to educate property owners on the value of maintaining and restoring natural shorelines. This project is crucial in protecting natural resources (fish and wildlife habitat) and reducing the impact on our surface waters caused by development. The project includes the following goals: 1) Create "Caring for our Shorelines," a property owners guide to shoreline protection; 2) In cooperation with the Price County Waterway Association and others, develop additional educational/informational marketing strategies and distribute "Caring for our Shorelines"; 3) Establish "Shoreline Friends" program, mailing informational packet to new waterfront property owners or distribution via lake and river groups; 4) Assist property owners with the development of shoreline restoration plans; 5) Monitor shoreline restoration sites; 6) In cooperation with the LCD, continue to implement cost sharing foe shoreline restoration; 7) Continue general shoreline protection information/education program by developing training sessions for landscape contractors and material suppliers to educate them on shoreline protection and restoration. Project deliverables include: 1) Create "Caring for our Shorelines," a property owners guide to shoreline protection; 2) Develop "Shoreline Friends" program and informational packet; 3) Assist approximately 25 shoreline restoration sites each year in Price County; 4) Host workshops for landscapers and other contractors working with shoreline protection and restoration; 5) Final report summarizing the activities and accomplishments of the project. Specific conditions for this Project: The WDNR will be provided electronic and hard copies of all data and or reports/plans generated as a result of this project.

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Price County LCD will sponsor a project to educate property owners on the value of maintaining and restoring natural shorelines. This project is crucial in protecting natural resources (fish and wildlife habitat) and reducing the impact on our surface waters caused by development. The project includes the following goals: 1) Create "Caring for our Shorelines," a property owners guide to shoreline protection; 2) In cooperation with the Price County Waterway Association and others, develop additional educational/informational marketing strategies and distribute "Caring for our Shorelines"; 3) Establish "Shoreline Friends" program, mailing informational packet to new waterfront property owners or distribution via lake and river groups; 4) Assist property owners with the development of shoreline restoration plans; 5) Monitor shoreline restoration sites; 6) In cooperation with the LCD, continue to implement cost sharing foe shoreline restoration; 7) Continue general shoreline protection information/education program by developing training sessions for landscape contractors and material suppliers to educate them on shoreline protection and restoration.
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