Native Plant Purchasing Information

Find out where to purchase Michigan native plants locally through the Michigan Native Plant Producers Association 


Shoreland Management/Riparian Buffer Information:


Learn how to build a naturalized shoreline/streambank buffer with the help of these resources:


Invasive Species Information


Phragmites Control Resources


Aquatic Plant Managament


Permit Requirements:

Not sure if your project requires a permit from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment? 

  • Follow this flow-chart to find out or click here for more information on permits needed for work at or near the water's edge.
  • For clarification on whether or not you need a permit to do only shoreline plantings (excluding alteration, excavation, fill, dredge, etc.), click here.