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A Short Annotated Bibliography
The following list of publications is but a small collection of works that contain information on tools, techniques and applicable legislation for watershed protection.

Protecting Inland Lakes: A Watershed Management Guidebook
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
, February 1990.
A comprehensive guidebook for understanding watersheds and the effects that different land use activities have upon them. Also includes information on creating a watershed management plan and case studies of successful watershed planning.

Great Lakes Watershed Management Workshop: Tools for County & Local Governments
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds
A comprehensive guidebook for understanding watersheds and the effects that different land use activities have upon them. Also includes information on creating a watershed management plan and case studies of successful watershed planning.

Michigan Laws Relating to Planning
Community Development Program, Michigan State University, January 1989.
Presents and explains the full range of statuses relating to planning and development within the law and justice systems of the State of Michigan.

Michigan Environmental Law
James M. Olsen, 1981.
A conceptual overview of the operating principles of environmental law that provides a basic understanding of environmental and natural resource law in the State of Michigan.

Michigan Land Use Law in the 90's
National Business Institute, Inc., 1992.
Information on Michigan land use law involving riparian rights, wetlands and a host of other topics such as zoning and land use planning.

Watershed Protection: Catalog of Federal Programs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
General information about federal programs (other than EPA programs) oriented to water quality and ecosystem management that can make contributions to local and state watershed management programs.

Conservation Options, A Landowner's Guide
Land Trust Alliance
Provides straightforward information about the ways that landowners can protect their land and about the tax benefits that can result-whether they want to pass land along to their children or donate it for the use of all.
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