Lake Protecton Tips

Lake_Protec_FPWhat YOU can do to Help Protect Newfound Lake and its Wildlife

1. Landscape Wisely – Select plants and trees that don’t need extra water, fertilizer, or pesticides.
“A well-landscaped yard offers benefits beyond personal enjoyment. Carefully designed and well-maintained, a home landscape also benefits the environment by creating wildlife habitats, reducing erosion and runoff, and filtering water.” Learn more about how you can improve your landscape while reducing your impacts on rivers and lakes.

Conserve water – don’t overwater your garden or lawn, as this may cause fertilizers to leach into water bodies.
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Resources: www.greenscapes.org;