Lake and Pond Management Guidebook
The Lake and Pond Management Guidebook is the successor to the Bestselling Lake Smarts: The First Lake Maintenance Handbook, published by the Terrene Institute in 1993. This guidebook is the "bible" for small-scale lake and pond improvements. It contains over 300 ideas and projects that provide step-by-step practical, low-cost solutions to a wide range of problems that lake management professionals face on a regular basis. This updated and expanded second edition includes new material on protecting and restoring the shoreland area, practical algae control techniques, enhancing native aquatic plants, historical lake management efforts, and pond management including storm water pond improvements.
Contains approaches applicable for shallow lake management programs. Includes over 300 ideas and projects with step by step practical, low-cost solutions to a wide range of problems that lake management professionals face everyday.
The Lake Detective… He Can’t Be Stumped! A great GLer, February 15, 2004
This is that guy from AM1500 KSTP… Garage Logic, with Joe Soucheray. He goes by "The Lake Detective", and all he does is lakes, I guess. He’s found a great niche in MN, land of 10,000 of ’em. Being a lakeshore owner, I’ve already used some of his techniques to keep my shore in great shape. The beauty of a lot of his approaches is that the solutions mostly seem pretty low-tech and inexpensive. But that’s a good thing. I didn’t have to rent expensive equipment to get my shore cleared, and the results have been great.
Color pictures would help, but the black-n-whites do the job, I guess. This $80 book saved me hundreds (maybe thousands) from what I was going to do to ‘fix up’ my shore… Money well spent!
A GLer in St. Paul