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Coastal Planning Organizations

This section provides links to institutions that might be helpful for planning in coastal Wisconsin. Please click on the links below or scroll down the page for more information.

Table of Contents
Local Organizations
Statewide Organizations
Regional Organizations
National and International Organizations

Local Organizations
Lake Superior Coastal Counties
Ashland County
Bayfield County
Douglas County
Iron County
Lake Michigan Coastal Counties
Brown County
Door County
Kenosha County
Kewaunee County
Manitowoc County
Marinette County
Milwaukee County
Oconto County
Ozaukee County
Racine County
Sheboygan County

Statewide Organizations
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant
UW-Stevens Point Center for Land Use Education (CLUE)
UW-Extension Local Government Center Publications
Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative
Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association (WAPA) Comprehensive Planning and Smart Growth
Wisconsin DOA Division of Intergovernmental Relations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Wisconsin DNR Community Planning and Land Use Management
Wisconsin DOT Transportation and Land Use
Wisconsin Land Information Program
Wisconsin Natural Resources Foundation
Wisconsin Maritime Trails
Wisconsin Public Service Commission Smart Growth Planning & Electric Transmission Facilities
Wisconsin State Historical Society Smart Growth Initiative
1000 Friends of Wisconsin and the Land Use Institute Smart Growth
Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network

Regional Organizations
Council of Great Lakes Governors
EPA Great Lakes National Program Office
Great Lakes Atlas – EPA and Environment Canada
Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN)
GLIN - Maps and GIS of the Great Lakes Region
Great Lakes Commission
International Joint Commission
NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab
NOAA - Great Lakes Data Rescue
Northeast Midwest Institute Great Lakes Home Page
Regional Planning Commission - Bay Lake
Regional Planning Commission – Southeastern Wisconsin
Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network
Alliance for the Great Lakes

National and International Organizations
Coastal America
Center for Watershed Protection
Coastal States Organization 
International Joint Commission
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education
NOAA Coastal Services Center
NOAA Coastal Zone Management Act Grants Guidance: Section 306A, CZMA
NOAA Funding Opportunities for Coastal Managers
NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management
Northeast Midwest Institute Smart Growth Reports
Northeast Midwest Institute Smart Growth Links
Smart Growth America
Smart Growth Online
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. DOE Smart Communities Network Land Use Planning
U.S. EPA – Region V Great Lakes Protection Office
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Region 3
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program

Disclaimer: The information provided in the Great Lakes Coastal Planning Resource website is provided as a convenience and has been compiled from multiple sources starting in January 2003 and updated in February 2007. This information is not intended as a comprehensive source and may not always be the most recent source available. This site contains links to other web sites (Linked Sites), which are not under the control of the website. We are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The website also is not responsible for webcasting or for any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. The website is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the website or any association with its operators.

The Great Lakes Coastal Planning Resource website was developed by the Land Information & Computer Graphics Facility (LICGF), in collaboration with and funding provided by the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management under the Coastal Zone Management Act, Grant #NA03NOS4190106, along with assistance from the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute.

For more information, contact David Hart.