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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 be explained by the Net Basin Supply (NBS) and this past June was the first…
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Lake Huron Integrated Assessment

Lake Huron Integrated Assessment “With a focus on Lakes Michigan-Huron, the Integrated Assessment aimed to transform extensive existing research about water levels, flows, and impacts into practical, adaptive strategies to address issues facing shoreline property owners and managers”. Huron County Integrated Assessment of Extreme Water Levels This Lake Huron Integrated Assessment was born out of…
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August 2021 Water Level Update

August 11, 2021 By Kayla Wandsnider, Coastal Resilience Project Assistant, Wisconsin Sea Grant    Water Levels on Lake Michigan-Huron Summer tends to be the season where lake levels increase, however, Lake Michigan water levels have stayed relatively steady since March, increasing by 1 inch this month. Water level fluctuations can be explained by the Net…
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July 2021 Water Level Update

July 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 July 9, 2021. Lake Michigan is now 19 inches below the highest recorded monthly average in July…
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June 2021 Water Level Update

June 18, 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 June 7, 2021. Lake Michigan is now 14 inches below the highest recorded monthly average in June…
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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, 2021. Lake Michigan is now 15 inches below the highest recorded monthly average in May…
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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, 2021. Lake Michigan is now 14 inches below the highest recorded monthly average in April…
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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, Milwaukee, and Ozaukee counties completed a Coastal Resilience Self-Assessment (link) to help prioritize top coastal…
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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, 2021. Lake Michigan is now 9 inches below the highest recorded monthly average in March…
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Introducing: the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

April 25, 2020 By Kayla Wandsnider, Coastal Resilience Project Assistant, Wisconsin Sea Grant   Introducing: the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) “The DNR is dedicated to working with Wisconsinites while preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin. In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air, and water…
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