Ready-to-Fund Resilience Toolkit

Ready-to-Fund Resilience Toolkit

An online toolkit helping local governments develop ready-to-fund projects.   Ready-to-Fund Resilience Toolkit Launch Toolkit   Overview The American Society of Adaptation professionals has released a Ready-to-Fund Resilience Toolkit. The Toolkit walks users through ten characteristics to integrate into climate resilience projects to ensure they’re ready to receive the funding and finance needed for success.…
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June 2023 Water Level Update

Lake Michigan water levels remained within an inch of last month’s water levels. Though Lake Michigan is now about 30 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded in June 2020, the Lake is still about 5 inches higher than the long-term average water level for the month. Water levels are expected to rise another…
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Funding the Fox Point Beach Drive Coastal Resiliency Project

The Village of Fox Point leveraged FEMA funds to protect a half mile of stormwater infrastructure and utilities along Beach Drive from erosion.   Funding the Fox Point Beach Drive Coastal Resiliency Project   Overview In 2023, the Village of Fox Point, Wisconsin began construction along a half-mile stretch of Beach Drive to protect road,…
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Building Community Resilience with Nature-Based Solutions

A series of guides to help community leaders use nature-based solutions to minimize the risks of natural hazards.   Building Community Resilience with Nature-Based Solutions   FEMA’s Guide for Local Communities FEMA’s Strategies for Success   Overview Building Community Resilience with Nature-Based Solutions is a series of guides to help community leaders use nature-based solutions…
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May 2023 Water Level Update

Lake Michigan water levels continued their seasonal incline, increasing 5 inches from April to May. Though Lake Michigan is now about 27 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded in May 2020, the Lake is still about 7 inches higher than the long-term average water level for the month. Water levels are expected to…
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Coastal Hazards & Resilience Funding Inventory

An inventory of funding sources to support coastal hazards and resilience projects.   Coastal Hazards & Resilience Funding Inventory   Visit the Funding Inventory   Overview An inventory of funding opportunities that can be used specifically towards addressing coastal hazards and building coastal resilience is now available on the Wisconsin Coastal Resilience website. The Coastal…
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Spring 2023 CALM Network Meeting Summary

Summary of the Spring 2023 CALM Network Meeting held virtually on April 21, 2023.   Spring 2023 CALM Network Meeting Summary   The Collaborative Action for Lake Michigan (CALM) Coastal Resilience network meeting was held virtually on April 21, 2023. CALM is a network for communities along Wisconsin’s entire Lake Michigan coastline working to increase…
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April 2023 Water Level Update

Lake Michigan water levels continued their seasonal incline, increasing 4 inches from March to April. Though Lake Michigan is now about 30 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for April 2020, the Lake is still about 5 inches higher than the long-term average water level for the month. Water levels are expected to…
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Great Lakes Natural & Nature-Based Features Playbook

A guide to advance understanding of natural and nature-based features in the Great Lakes.   Great Lakes Natural & Nature-Based Features Playbook   Project Fact Sheet   Overview Recent high lake levels have exposed the widespread vulnerability of the Great Lakes coastline. Increasingly frequent flooding and erosion cause property damage, endanger lives, and disrupt local…
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March 2023 Water Level Update

Lake Michigan water levels began their seasonal incline, increasing 1 inch from February to March. Though Lake Michigan is now about 31 inches below the highest monthly water level recorded for March 2020, the Lake is still about 4 inches higher than the long-term average water level for the month. Water levels are expected to…
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