Nature-Based Shorelines for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Coast

Nature-Based Shorelines for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes Coast

This publication will describe shore protection and stabilization practices that incorporate elements of a natural shoreline into their design. In particular, this fact sheet will highlight certain nature-based shorelines that may work on high-wave energy Great Lakes shorelines, along with advantages and disadvantages of these approaches.

 

Related Resources

Systematic Approaches to Geomorphic Engineering – Community of practice advancing natural coastal infrastructure practices

Natural and Structural Measures for Shoreline Stabilization – Brochure about the continuum of green and gray shore protection infrastructure

Living Shorelines Academy – Web resource with maps, databases, research, and training modules on living shorelines (another term for nature-based shorelines)