Lake and Pond Management Guidebook / Edition 2

Lake and Pond Management Guidebook / Edition 2

by Steve McComas
     
 

ISBN-10: 1566706300

ISBN-13: 9781566706308

Pub. Date: 01/30/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Lake and Pond Management Guidebook is the successor to the Bestselling Lake Smarts: The First Lake Maintenance Handbook, published by the Terrene Institute in 1993. This guidebook is the "bible" for small-scale lake and pond improvements. It contains over 300 ideas and projects that provide step-by-step practical, low-cost solutions to a wide range of

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Overview

The Lake and Pond Management Guidebook is the successor to the Bestselling Lake Smarts: The First Lake Maintenance Handbook, published by the Terrene Institute in 1993. This guidebook is the "bible" for small-scale lake and pond improvements. It contains over 300 ideas and projects that provide step-by-step practical, low-cost solutions to a wide range of problems that lake management professionals face on a regular basis. This updated and expanded second edition includes new material on protecting and restoring the shoreland area, practical algae control techniques, enhancing native aquatic plants, historical lake management efforts, and pond management including storm water pond improvements. Offers innovative and low-cost strategies not found in the technical literature

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566706308
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/30/2003
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

SHORELAND PROJECTS
Erosion Control Ordinances and Community Education
Community-Wide Stormwater Management
Gully and Streambank Erosion Control
Shoreland Landscaping
Living with Shoreland Wildlife
Shoreland Environment: Putting the Pieces Together
Shoreland References

ALGAE CONTROL
Nutrient Reduction Strategies
Biological Controls in the Lake
Lake Aeration/Circulation
Chemical Additions to the Lake
Physical Removal of Algae
Algae References

AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT
Techniques to Increase Native Aquatic Plants
Techniques to Decrease Nuisance Aquatic Plants
Aquatic Plant References

FISH TOPICS
Habitat Improvements
Stocking Fish
Keep Fish Thriving
Reduce the Number of Unwanted Fish
Fish References

SMALL SCALE DREDGING
Mechanical Dredging Techniques
Pumping Systems for Small Scale Dredging
Commercial Pumping Systems
Holding Areas and Dewatering Techniques for Pumping Systems
Other Techniques
Dredging References

ON-SITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS
Conventional On-Site Systems
Maintenance of On-Site Systems
Detecting Problems with On-Site Systems
Systems for Problem Conditions
Evaluating Community Wastewater Treatment Options
Wastewater References

POND PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS
Applying Lake Management Techniques to Ponds
Pond References

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