From the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
We found 4 episodes of Wisconsin Watch with the tag “lake michigan”.
15 years later, Wisconsin university’s massive Lake Michigan seawall frustrates downstream neighbors
August 30th, 2022 | 15 mins 35 secs
bluff, concordia university, erosion, great lakes, home owners, lake michigan, news, sea wall, water levels, wisconsin
Erosion concerns and seawall feuds span the Great Lakes and the globe. Concordia University Wisconsin’s fortification has left neighbors bitter.
Wisconsin state parks battered as Lake Michigan shrinks beaches, smashes boardwalks
January 3rd, 2022 | 14 mins 55 secs
climate change, door county, door county pulse, environment, imperiled shores, lake levels, lake michigan, new news lab, news, wisconsin
In the third installment from Wisconsin Watch's series "Imperiled Shores," reporter Mario Koran explores a fundamental question facing the state Department of Natural Resources: Preserve parkland affected by rising lake levels or let nature take its course?
As Lake Michigan shoreline vanishes, Wisconsinites try to fight waves with walls
November 16th, 2021 | 25 mins 1 sec
climate change, lake michigan, news, revetments, water levels, wisconsin
Wisconsin Watch brings you a story exploring how Great Lakes shorelines have seen a surge in barriers built to slow lakefront erosion. But such structures are temporary and may harm downstream beaches.
‘The water always wins’: Calls to protect shorelines as volatile Lake Michigan inflicts heavy toll
November 11th, 2021 | 22 mins 20 secs
climate change, door county, great lakes, lake michigan, news, water, water levels, wisconsin
Wisconsin’s Great Lakes communities expect to spend $245 million in five years to protect shorelines as a climate ‘tug of war’ drives extreme shifts in water levels.