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Blue Accounting for the Great Lakes

Information service to track the region’s progress toward shared goals for the Great Lakes.   Blue Accounting Home page   "Blue Accounting is an information service to track the region’s progress toward shared goals for…

Adapting to a Changing Coast (for Property Owners)

A booklet that provides property owners with options and resources for responding to changing bluffs and beaches.   Adapting to a Changing Coast (for Property Owners)   Adapting to a Changing Coast for Property Owners…

A Resilient Future for Coastal Communities: Federal Policy Recommendations from Solutions in Practice

Federal policy recommendations for making coastal communities more resilient.   A Resilient Future for Coastal Communities: Federal Policy Recommendations from Solutions in Practice.   This resource is a new report released in October 2020 from…

A Property Owner’s Guide to Protecting Your Bluff

A top-down approach guide that explains practices property owners can implement to take care of their bluffs.   A Property Owner's Guide to Protecting Your Bluff This guide explains practices that property owners can use…

Great Lakes Port, Harbor, and Marina Infrastructure and Dredging Cost Evaluation Matrix Tool

A framework to estimate the cost to repair and replace Great Lakes port, harbor and marina infrastructure.   Great Lakes Port, Harbor, and Marina Infrastructure and Dredging Cost Evaluation Matrix Tool   This tool provides…

Great Lakes Beach Resilience Guide

A blueprint for communities about how to plan, build and maintain beaches that are resilient to coastal hazards.   Great Lakes Beach Resilience Guide   This guide provides a blueprint to communities and stakeholders on…

Nature-Based Shorelines for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Coast

This guide describes and highlights case studies for six different types of nature-based solutions suitable for the Great Lakes.   Nature-Based Shorelines for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Coast   Nature-based shorelines (NBS) use or mimic natural…

Great Lakes Quests

Virtual learning activities about coastal issues and places in Wisconsin.   Great Lakes Quests   Great Lakes Quests are virtual learning activities about coastal issues and places in Wisconsin. An interactive ArcGIS StoryMap interspersed with…

February 2022 Water Level Update

February 26, 2022 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 5 inches from January to February. Though…

January 2022 Water Level Update

January 26, 2022 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 5 inches from December to January.…