Riparian Buffer Zones

Asked May 11, 2020, 1:10 AM EDT

I live on a lake and want to install a buffer strip of native plants. Does the MSU Extension have any resources on how to do this , what to plant and how to obtain the plants?

Allegan County Michigan

1 Response

Yes there are several publications that should interest you. Read more here: https://www.canr.msu.edu/resources/smart_lakefront_plants
Check out the various links within the publication too.....Michigan Native Plant Producers Assoc., Wildflower Association, and MSU Native Plants & Ecosystems.

One more here: https://www.canr.msu.edu/resources/going_native_can_be_a_smart_choice_for_michigan_landscapes

Good luck!