Building resilience
to coastal hazards

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Erosion, coastal storms and fluctuating water levels can threaten coastal properties and impair assets important to tourism and commerce. This project will provide resources and assistance to communities in Ozaukee, Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha Counties to plan and prepare for coastal hazards.

COASTAL RESILIENCY UPDATES

Our website is updated monthly. Check out the links below to see what is new in coastal resilience and what different resources are available to you!

Resource of the Month

Highlights of different resources or tools that can assess shoreline changes, provide education on resilient practices, or support planning and policy development for coastal communities. 

Agencies and Organizations in Coastal Resilience

Local, state, and federal agencies and organizations that are important in coastal resilience.

Around the Great Lakes

Stories about Great Lakes coastal communities working towards more resilient shorelines.

Communities in Action

In 2018, these communities applied for a grant for projects to plan and prepare for enhanced community resilience to coastal hazards in Southeastern Wisconsin. The projects are coming to a close. See their updates here.

Blog

May 2021 Water Level Update

May 12, 2021 By Kayla Wandsnider, Coastal Resilience Project Assistant, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron The water levels on all the Great Lakes have continued to be below their monthly record highs as of May 7,...

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April 2021 Water Level Update

April 14, 2021 By Kayla Wandsnider, Coastal Resilience Project Assistant, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron The water levels on all the Great Lakes have continued to be below their monthly record highs as of April 9,...

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Case Study: Milwaukee County Coastal Resources Inventory

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 in Kenosha, Racine,...

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March 2021 Water Level Updates

March 12, 2021 By Kayla Wandsnider, Coastal Resilience Project Assistant, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron The water levels on all the Great Lakes have continued to be below their monthly record highs as of March 5,...

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