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Great Lakes Beach Resilience Guide

A blueprint for communities about how to plan, build and maintain beaches that are resilient to coastal hazards.   Great Lakes Beach Resilience Guide   This guide provides a blueprint to communities and stakeholders on…

Nature-Based Shorelines for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Coast

This guide describes and highlights case studies for six different types of nature-based solutions suitable for the Great Lakes.   Nature-Based Shorelines for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Coast   Nature-based shorelines (NBS) use or mimic natural…

Great Lakes Quests

Virtual learning activities about coastal issues and places in Wisconsin.   Great Lakes Quests   Great Lakes Quests are virtual learning activities about coastal issues and places in Wisconsin. An interactive ArcGIS StoryMap interspersed with…

February 2022 Water Level Update

February 26, 2022 By Caitlin Piotrowski, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 5 inches from January to February. Though…

January 2022 Water Level Update

January 26, 2022 By Caitlin Piotrowski, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 5 inches from December to January.…

NOAA Coastal County Snapshots

Data hub that organizes county-level coastal resilience data for more than 850 coastal counties. NOAA Coastal County Snapshots    This data hub provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) organizes county-level coastal resilience…

December 2021 Water Level Update

December 31, 2021 By Caitlin Piotrowski, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 2 inches from November to December.…

Updated: Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory & Oblique Photo Viewer – Featuring NEW photos from 2021

A web-based, interactive map of Wisconsin coastal data that enables users to visualize the temporal changes to Wisconsin’s shorelines. Updated: Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory & Oblique Photo Viewer – Featuring NEW photos from 2021 The Wisconsin Shoreline…

November 2021 Water Level Update

November 29, 2021 By Lydia Salus, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 3 inches from October to November.…

September 2021 Water Level Update

September 30, 2021 By Adam Bechle, Coastal Engineering Outreach Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have begun their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by 2 inches this…