Leaves, Leaves, Everywhere!


Written by Board Secretary

On November 13, 2019

It’s fall again and leaves are everywhere – again. Please DO NOT rake or dispose of leaves into the lake or culverts. They break down into silt and phosphorous which is bad for the fish and other aquatic creatures.

Leaves in culverts clog drainage systems and eventually make their way into the lake as well. Instead, please rake and bag them, then put into the Yard Waste Dumpster at the trash facilities area. Make it a family event, and enjoy some hot chocolate afterwards! Thank you!

Also a reminder: If you fertilize or use pesticides in the fall, be sure they do not run off into the lake, and avoid those containing phosphorus. To see other information on how to protect our lake from phosphorus build-up, see the article: Protecting Our Lake…

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