Resilient coastal communities

Wisconsin boasts more than 1,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline along both Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. Wisconsin Sea Grant provides trusted, expert advice on issues related to coastal hazards, coastal engineering and watershed planning along these shorelines.


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Current research and outreach

Browse our 2024-26 Directory of Projects and People to find information about current research and outreach related to resilient coastal communities.

Enjoy the St. Louis River Estuary Safely

Between the Fond du Lac Dam and Minnesota and Wisconsin points, the St. Louis River Estuary is becoming a destination for many types of water recreation. Thanks to pollution remedies and controls combined with habitat restoration, the river is cleaner than it has been in decades. Despite these improvements, there are still safety hazards to consider before you recreate in the estuary. Whether you swim, paddle, duck hunt, fish, sail or pleasure cruise on the river, here is a web page with tips for appropriate precautions.