About the Native Plant Encyclopedia
The Native Plant Encyclopedia offers detailed information about Minnesota's native plants that you can access in a variety of ways. This powerful program is designed to support shoreland owners and managers who:
- Recognize the obligations inherent in stewardship.
- Appreciate the opportunity to work within a natural process to restore and preserve resources.
- Understand that a natural management strategy can protect water quality and enhance natural habitat without compromising your use of the lakeshore.
- Are committed to creating a buffer zone modeled on naturally-occurring plant life.
- Are looking for a comprehensive reference that will allow you to select natural plant species suitable for your lakeshore.