Case Studies

Designing Innovative Natural Infrastructure to Protect Kenosha Dunes

This project is facilitating natural infrastructure approaches for degraded dune and beach systems in southeastern Wisconsin.   Designing Innovative Natural Infrastructure to Protect Kenosha Dunes   Restoring Ecological Health and Aquatic Biodiversity (REHAB) in Southeastern Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan Coast This project is facilitating innovative natural infrastructure approaches for Restoring Ecological Health and Aquatic Biodiversity (REHAB)…
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Lake Huron Integrated Assessment

“With a focus on Lakes Michigan-Huron, the Integrated Assessment aimed to transform extensive existing research about water levels, flows, and impacts into practical, adaptive strategies to address issues facing shoreline property owners and managers.”   Lake Huron Integrated Assessment Huron County Integrated Assessment of Extreme Water Levels This Lake Huron Integrated Assessment was born out…
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Milwaukee County Coastal Resources Inventory

There was a need to develop a comprehensive asset analysis and inventory of Milwaukee County’s coastal resources.   Milwaukee County Coastal Resources Inventory   This project was funded as part of the Southeastern Wisconsin Coastal Resilience project led by the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program. To be eligible for this funding, Lake Michigan coastal local governments…
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Kemper Center Shoreline Protection Design

There is a need to develop sustainable strategies to adequately protect the shoreline that still maintains public access to the Kemper Center shoreline.   Kemper Center Shoreline Protection Design Case Study This project was funded as part of the Southeastern Wisconsin Coastal Resilience project led by the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program. To be eligible for…
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Southeastern Wisconsin’s Opportunities to Increase Coastal Resilience

By Lydia Salus & Adam Bechle, Wisconsin Sea Grant   A Coastal Resilience Self-Assessment was provided to staff and decision-makers of Southeastern Wisconsin’s coastal counties and municipalities to help them weigh the effects of coastal hazards and begin to consider planning and mitigation actions which may increase the coastal resilience of their community. This Self-Assessment…
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