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Coastal Resilience Community of Practice Spring 2018 Meeting

A spring meeting for the Southeastern Wisconsin Coastal Resilience Community of Practice was held in Cudahy, WI on May 2nd. Three guest speakers shared information on shoreline and bluff erosion processes as well as some possible steps and resources to address these issues. Professor David Mickelson from UW-Madison Geosciences spoke about Great Lakes bluff failure…
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Lake Michigan Water Levels Heading into the Summer of 2018

The water level of Lake Michigan in June of 2018 remains above the long-term average, as it has since April of 2014. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Weekly Great Lakes Water Level Update for June 22, 2018, Lake Michigan is 18 inches above the long-term average water level for the month of…
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Enabling Resilience to Great Lakes Coastal Hazards through the Wisconsin Coastal Atlas

The Wisconsin Coastal Atlas is a technology platform that enables people to better understand coastal issues, share coastal data and inform decision-making about sustainable use of the Great Lakes. It is intended for use by coastal resource managers, planners, researchers, educators and coastal residents. The atlas includes five elements: maps, catalog, tools, learn and topics. These…
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Interactive Map Provides Quick Access to Local Coastal Resilience Information for Southeastern Wisconsin

An interactive map has been developed that provides quick access to local government information about coastal resilience for communities in southeastern Wisconsin. By clicking on one of the 22 municipalities and 4 counties along the coast, one can access useful information including general government and mapping websites, comprehensive and hazard mitigation plans and relevant ordinances. The…
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