Marlies Manning, landscape architect and owner of Manning Design, is licensed and insured in the state of Michigan.
Marlies seeks solutions unique to your project by listening to your needs, seeking input from the users of the site, and by being inspired by the qualities of the project site. Marlies has over 28 years experience designing award winning projects for municipalities and private clients.
Marlies Manning is a certified Natural Shoreline Design Professional. Marlies completed coursework, training, and passed the certification exam by the Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership - www.mishorelinepartnership.org. Marlies offers consultation and design/build services using natural shoreline erosion control methods. This service includes assessing wave and ice action causing erosion on inland lakes. Design-Build services include installing coir logs, live stakes bundles, native plantings, rip rap, and D.E.Q. permitting.
Marlies has received additional training in areas of design. Design specialties include:
Public Art consultant
Rain Garden and Perennial Garden design
Natural Shoreline design
Streetscape, Big Rapids, MI
Stone Fish Hatchery, Green Twp., MI
Pond Dipping at the Algonquin Nature Trail, Algonac, MI