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Protect Your Home from Bluff Erosion: Fact Sheet

Fact sheet that lays out the most pertinent information about risk factors of bluff failure, options for repair, and who to contact.   Protect your Home from Bluff Erosion: Fact Sheet   The fact sheet, “When Your Home is at Imminent Risk from Bluff Failure”, is put together by the Wisconsin Sea Grant to help…
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Ohio Coastal Design Manual

“Promote better projects along the coast that balance the use of Lake Erie as a shared natural resource along with property owners’ need for lakefront erosion protection and the benefit of access to the lake.”   Ohio Coastal Design Manual   Overview The Ohio Coastal Design Manual is put out by the Ohio Department of…
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Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Index

Self-assessment tool that provides simple methods for identifying areas in which communities can be more resilient to coastal hazards.   Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Index   Overview New York’s Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Index (CRI) is a self-assessment tool that was developed by the New York Sea Grant Institute. The CRI brings community leaders together…
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Naturally Resilient Communities

Online guide about nature-based solutions to various coastal hazards.   Naturally Resilient Communities   Overview Naturally Resilient Communities is an online guide about nature-based solutions to various coastal hazards. This guide generates a suite of nature-based infrastructure approaches that are specific to the user’s environment and type of issue trying to be addressed such as…
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National Weather Service Great Lakes Portal

An interactive tool for users to explore detailed weather information.   National Weather Service Great Lakes Portal   Overview The National Weather Service Great Lakes Portal is an interactive tool for users to explore detailed weather information. This tool is hosted by the National Weather Service (NWS), a subset of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…
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Model Ordinance for Lake Michigan Bluff Setbacks

A document that details an example community zoning ordinance that could help reduce the risk of developments being exposed to coastal hazards.   Model Ordinance for Lake Michigan Bluff Setbacks   Overview The Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission’s (SEWRPC) Model Zoning Regulations for Lake Michigan Bluff Setbacks is a document that details an example community…
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Living on the Coast: Protecting Investments in Shore Property on the Great Lakes

A description of the Great Lakes coastal environment as well as advice about how to protect coastal investments.   Living on the Coast Protecting Investments in Shore Property on the Great Lakes   Overview Living on the Coast: Protecting Investments in Shore Property on the Great Lakes is a booklet about living and working on…
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Lake Level Viewer

Interactive map used to help users visualize potential Great Lakes water level changes and impacts.   Lake Level Viewer   Overview The Lake Level Viewer is a web-based, interactive map used to help users visualize potential Great Lakes water level changes and impacts. The map allows users to pinpoint areas of concern for flooding and…
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Green Infrastructure Code Audit Workbook

Tool for municipalities to identify codes and ordinances that hinder green infrastructure placement.   Green Infrastructure Code Audit Workbook   Overview The University of Wisconsin Sea Grant’s Tackling Barriers to Green Infrastructure: An Audit of Municipal Codes and Ordinances is a tool for municipalities to use in order to identify codes and ordinances that hinder…
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Great Lakes Water Level Dashboard

Interactive dashboard of monthly water level data for each of the Great Lakes.   Great Lakes Water Level Dashboard   Overview The Great Lakes Water Level Dashboard is an online, interactive dashboard of monthly water level data for each of the Great Lakes. The Dashboard is designed for users to easily examine the fluctuation of…
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