Lake and Pond Management Guidebook
By: Steve McComas (author)Hardback
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The Lake and Pond Management Guidebook is the successor to the bestselling Lake Smarts: The First Lake Maintenance Handbook, the "bible" for small-scale lake and pond improvements, published by the Terrene Institute in 1993. Completely revised and updated, now published by Lewis Publishers, this guidebook contains over 300 ideas and projects including step-by-step practical, low-cost solutions to a wide range of problems that lake management professionals face everyday. Coverage includes shoreland buffer installation, fisheries management, reducing nuisance algal growth, controlling exotic aquatic plants, lakeside wastewater treatment systems, small scale dredging, and more.
SHORELAND PROJECTS Erosion Control Ordinances and Community Education Community-Wide Stormwater Management Gully and Streambank Erosion Control Shoreland Landscaping Living with Shoreland Wildlife Shoreland Environment: Putting the Pieces Together Shoreland References ALGAE CONTROL Nutrient Reduction Strategies Biological Controls in the Lake Lake Aeration/Circulation Chemical Additions to the Lake Physical Removal of Algae Algae References AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT Techniques to Increase Native Aquatic Plants Techniques to Decrease Nuisance Aquatic Plants Aquatic Plant References FISH TOPICS Habitat Improvements Stocking Fish Keep Fish Thriving Reduce the Number of Unwanted Fish Fish References SMALL SCALE DREDGING Mechanical Dredging Techniques Pumping Systems for Small Scale Dredging Commercial Pumping Systems Holding Areas and Dewatering Techniques for Pumping Systems Other Techniques Dredging References ON-SITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS Conventional On-Site Systems Maintenance of On-Site Systems Detecting Problems with On-Site Systems Systems for Problem Conditions Evaluating Community Wastewater Treatment Options Wastewater References POND PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS Applying Lake Management Techniques to Ponds Pond References
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