Walking tour of the Samuel Myers Park coastal beach and wetland restoration project in Racine, WI.
Samuel Myers Park Walking Tour
The Collaborative Action for Lake Michigan (CALM) Coastal Resilience network hosted a field trip to Samuel Myers Park in Racine, Wisconsin on September 22, 2022. AJ Koski from the City of Racine Public Health Department co-hosted the field trip and presented on a project the Department initiated in 2014 to improve nearshore water quality, habitat, ecosystem function, and community access at Samuel Myers Park utilizing an adaptive management approach to help achieve resiliency.
The event was attended by neighboring local communities as well as the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission and state agencies and organizations.
A virtual walking tour of this field trip is available below. This walking tour is a comprehensive overview of the September field trip. Each stop on the walking tour highlights a different component of the restoration project and is accompanied by images of Samuel Myers Park. As you click through each stop on the tour, you will learn about the history of the site, the different components of the restoration project, how they adapted to storm damage, and what the results of the restoration have been.
Visit the Samuel Myers Restoration walking tour online.
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