Aquatic plant removal may require permits
Lakeshore property owners are reminded that many aquatic plant management activities require a permit from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Lakeshore property owners can control a modest area of aquatic plants for swimming or boat docking without a permit from the DNR. Cutting, pulling, raking, or harvesting submersed vegetation, like pondweeds, watermilfoil, or coontail, in an area for recreation is allowed under the following conditions:
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