1) Consult with your county extension agent (Midland contact or Gladwin contact) or a professional landscaper for an on-site inspection and recommendations.
3) Install riprap (rocks) to stabilize current slopes and replace rocks by your sea wall. Note: this may require a permit from EGLE.
4) Extend drain lines down to the current water’s edge.
*July 11 Update on Seeding Grass to Stabilize Exposed Lake Bottom Land
Now is not the time to plant grass seed. It is too hot and dry. When grass seed planting late season begins (Aug. 15-Sept. 15), the only type of grass to plant is “cool season” grasses, rather than the warm season grasses recommended earlier this summer.
Small Business Administration
Will cover 1.25-2.5% of costs to manage erosion. Loan application deadline is September 4, 2020.
Call SBA at: