WINONA LAKE – A chance to learn more about the importance of healthy shorelines arrives next week when The Watershed Foundation hosts a public meeting on the issue.
The Watershed Foundation and Indiana Department of Natural Resources are offering an informational session about healthy shorelines at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 3 at the Winona Lake Senior Center, 1590 Park Ave., Winona Lake.
An optional tour of the healthy shorelines project at Winona Lake Limitless Park will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
The meeting is an opportunity to learn about the issue and a chance to get involved.
Healthy Shorelines Initiative Grants Will be Available this Year to Residents of Center, Chapman, Pike, and Winona Lakes and provides up to $1,000 to homeowners for shoreline projects that improve water quality and shoreline habitat while reducing erosion and decreasing runoff.
In order to be eligible, the project site must be located on Center, Chapman, Pike, or Winona Lake, and the applicant must pay at least 25% of the total cost of the project. Applications are available on the TWF website, and the application deadline is Aug.1.
For more information, contact The Watershed Foundation at [email protected] or 574-834-3242. For more information about Healthy Shorelines and how TWF takes action for healthy lakes visit www.WatershedFoundation.org.