The Edenville Dam failure left miles of shoreline along the Tittabawassee River eroded. Immediately following the dam failure, Four Lakes Task Force compiled initial damage assessments for FEMA and identified, at the planning level, that $20 million of investment is needed to stabilize bank erosion and $4.5 million to remove debris within the four lakes.
Planting to stabilize erosion
Wondering where to start or what to plant to stabilize your shoreline and prevent further erosion? Check out where to find plants locally, what to plant this time of year and more at the button below.
erosion project permits
If you have a plan on how to control erosion on your property but are unsure if you need a permit, learn the criteria at the button below.
EGLE (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy)
Shoreline protection information and resources
Michigan Shoreline Partnership
is an organization that works with both EGLE and Michigan State University to gather experts and determine natural ways to combat shoreline erosion
Basics of natural shoreline erosion control
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