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

December 2021 Water Level Update

December 31, 2021 By Caitlin Piotrowski, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 2 inches from November to December. Though Lake Michigan is now...

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November 2021 Water Level Update

November 29, 2021 By Lydia Salus, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have continued their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by about 3 inches from October to November. Though Lake Michigan is now...

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September 2021 Water Level Update

September 30, 2021 By Adam Bechle, Coastal Engineering Outreach Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron  Lake Michigan water levels have begun their seasonal decline this fall, decreasing by 2 inches this month. Water level fluctuations can...

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