Working With Engineers and Contractors on Shore Protection Projects

Erosion at County Park, bluffs along Lake Michigan. Credits: Ozaukee County

Working With Engineers and Contractors on Shore Protection Projects

This fact sheet describes the standard procedures of a coastal protection project.   Working With Engineers and Contractors on Shore Protection Projects   Working with Engineers and Contractors on Shore Protection Projects is a four page document that describes the standard procedures of a coastal protection project. In addition, the document highlights the benefits of…
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Vegetative Best Management Practices: A Manual for Pennsylvania/Lake Erie Bluff Landowners

A handbook that provides technical assistance to Lake Erie property owners affected by shoreline erosion and bluff recession.   Vegetative Best Management Practices: A Manual for Pennsylvania/Lake Erie Bluff Landowners   Vegetative Best Management Practices: A Manual for Pennsylvania/Lake Erie Bluff Landowners is a handbook that provides technical assistance to Lake Erie property owners affected…
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Updated: Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory & Oblique Photo Viewer – Featuring NEW Bluff Recession Data

A web-based, interactive map of Wisconsin coastal data that enables users to visualize the temporal changes to Wisconsin’s shorelines.   Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory & Oblique Photo Viewer – Featuring NEW Bluff Recession Data   The Wisconsin Shoreline Inventory and Oblique Photo Viewer is a web-based, interactive map of Wisconsin coastal data that enables users to…
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US Army Corps of Engineers Monthly Bulletin of Great Lakes Water Levels

A set of online figures that depict past, present, and future water levels for each Great Lake.   US Army Corps of Engineers Monthly Bulletin of Great Lakes Water Levels The Monthly Bulletin of Great Lakes Water Levels is a set of online figures that depict past, present, and future water levels for each Great Lake. The…
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Stabilizing Coastal Slopes on the Great Lakes

Publication that discusses shoreline erosion and slope stability.   Stabilizing Coastal Slopes on the Great Lakes   Stabilizing Coastal Slopes on the Great Lakes is a 16-page publication that discusses shoreline erosion and slope stability. This fact sheet covers topics including visible indicators of erosion and slope instability, management of surface water runoff, groundwater seepage,…
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Naturally Resilient Communities

Online guide about nature-based solutions to various coastal hazards.   Naturally Resilient Communities   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 stormwater…
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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   Living on the Coast: Protecting Investments in Shore Property on the Great Lakes is a booklet about living and working on the…
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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   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 heavy…
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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   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 the…
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Great Lakes Emergency Erosion Control Self Certification

Streamlined temporary erosion control placement authorization process.   Great Lakes Emergency Erosion Control Self Certification   The Great Lakes Emergency Erosion Control Self Certification is a streamlined temporary erosion control placement authorization process intended for emergency situations on Great Lakes shorelines. This process was established by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to allow…
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