High Water on the Great Lakes: Options for Shore Protection and Stabilization

July 22, 2020 6:00PM - 7:00PM

Contact: Mark Breederland, breederl@msu.edu

Lakes Michigan-Huron water levels are expected to peak during July at their highest level recorded since accurate records began in 1918. Erosion is to be expected throughout Fall 2020 with these high waters being the enabler of shoreline damage.

Michigan Sea Grant hosting free webinar to help shoreline property owners, tribal and municipal officials, and others understand options.

Topics will include:

•    Bank toe erosion
•    Slope stability
•    The role of nature based solutions where appropriate
•    What water levels/waves should one design for
•    Ice issues
•    Benefits of collaborating with shoreline neighbors


 High Water on the Great Lakes: Options for Shore Protection and Stabilization
Guest Speaker: Margaret Boshek, Great Lakes coastal engineering practitioner

When: 6-7 p.m. July 22, 2020

Register online at bit.lyGLshorelines
For questions or accommodations, please contact Michigan Sea Grant Extension educator Mark Breederland at breederl@msu.edu.


Michigan Sea Grant helps to foster economic growth and protect Michigan’s coastal, Great Lakes resources through education, research and outreach. A collaborative effort of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University and its MSU Extension, Michigan Sea Grant is part of the NOAA-National Sea Grant network of 34 university-based programs.

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