Resource of the Month

Featuring resilience resources monthly

Each month a different resource or tool that can assess shoreline changes, provide education on resilient practices, or support planning and policy development for coastal communities is highlighted in this blog.

This blog is organized by year. For every year, the resources of the month are listed. The blog posts for each of the resources are available at the end of each year’s summaries.

2022

December:

November: Wisconsin Coastal Guide

October: Wisconsin Coastal Resilience Website

September: Shoreline Inventory and Oblique Photo Viewer – Featuring NEW Photos from 2022

August: Science Communications Toolkit

July: Equitable Community Resilience Adaptation Toolkit

June: ReduceFloodRisk.org

April: Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Planning Guide

March: WICCI’s 2021 Assessment Report: Wisconsin’s Changing Climate

February: NOAA Coastal County Snapshots

January: Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory and Oblique Viewer – Featuring NEW Photos from 2021

Wisconsin Coastal Guide

Interactive story map that explores coastal access sites and natural and cultural attractions...

2021

October: Five guidance documents from the Southeastern Wisconsin Coastal Resilience Project:

  • A Property Owner’s Guide to Protecting Your Bluff
  • Nature-Based Shorelines for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Coast
  • Great Lakes Beach Resilience Guide
  • Great Lakes Port, Harbor, and Marina Infrastructure and Dredging Cost Evaluations Matrix Tool
  • Great Lakes Quests

August: FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs

July: Blue Accounting for the Great Lakes

June: Great Lakes Coastal Shore Protection Structures and Their Effects on Coastal Processes

May: The Certified Coastal Practitioner Program

April: Diving into the Digital Coast: Great Lakes

March: USACE Monthly Bulletin of Great Lakes Water Levels

February: Funding and Financing for Coastal Resiliency

January: Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory and Oblique Viewer – Updated with 2020 Images

2020

December: Resilient Future for Coastal Communities Report

November: Working with Engineers and Contractors

October: Ohio Coastal Design Manual

September: National Weather Service Great Lakes Portal

August: Protect You Home from Bluff Erosion Fact Sheet

July: Great Lakes Water Level Dashboard

June: Green Infrastructure Code Audit Workbook

May: Model Ordinance for Lake Michigan Bluff Setbacks

April: USACE Great Lakes High Water Webpage

February: Wisconsin Coastal Atlas

January: New York Sea Grant Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Index

Wisconsin Coastal Atlas

A technology platform that enables people to better understand coastal issues, share coastal data and...

2019

December: Great Lakes Emergency Erosion Control Self Certification

November: Great Lakes Coastal Shore Protection Structures & Their Effects on Coastal Processes

October: Great Lakes Water Level Dashboard

September: Stabilizing Coastal Slopes for the Great Lakes

August: Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory and Oblique Viewer – Featuring NEW Bluff Recession Data

July: Adapting to a Changing Coast (for Property Owners)

June: Lake Level Viewer

May: Naturally Resilient Communities

April: Vegetative Best Management Practices

March: Working with Engineers and Contractors

February: Living on the Coast: Protecting Investments in Shore Property

January: USACE Monthly Bulletin of Great Lakes Water Levels

2018

December: Great Lakes Coastal Forecasting System

November: Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory and Oblique Viewer

October: Southeastern Wisconsin Coastal Community Overview