Shoreline Protection

Natural Shorelines - Managing Waterfront Property

Shorelines are key components to preserving water quality and preserving wildlife habitat. Studies have shown, lakes with high water quality have higher property values. Lakeshore Property Values and Water Quality (PDF)

Burnett County strives to maintain its high quality of life by preserving and restoring shorelines. The over 500 lakes and over 30 rivers and streams are the county's greatest resource.