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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
http://co.ashland.wi.us/
Bayfield County
http://www.bayfieldcounty.org/
Douglas County
http://www.douglascountywi.org/
Iron County
http://www.ironcountywi.com/
Lake Michigan Coastal Counties
Brown County
http://www.co.brown.wi.us/
Door County
http://www.co.door.wi.gov/county/door/html
Kenosha County
http://www.co.kenosha.wi.us/
Kewaunee County
http://www.kewauneeco.org/
Manitowoc County
http://www.co.manitowoc.wi.us/
Marinette County
http://www.marinettecounty.com/
Milwaukee County
http://www.co.milwaukee.wi.us/
Oconto County
http://www.ocontocounty.org/
Ozaukee County
http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/
Racine County
http://www.racineco.com/
Sheboygan County
http://www.co.sheboygan.wi.us/



Statewide Organizations
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant
http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/
UW-Stevens Point Center for Land Use Education (CLUE)
http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/landcenter/
UW-Extension Local Government Center Publications
http://www.uwex.edu/lgc/program/pubs.htm
Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative
http://www.wisconsinbirds.org/
Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association (WAPA) Comprehensive Planning and Smart Growth
http://www.wisconsinplanners.org/SmartGrowth
Wisconsin DOA Division of Intergovernmental Relations
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/index.asp?locid=9
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/
Wisconsin DNR Community Planning and Land Use Management
http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/es/science/landuse
Wisconsin DOT Transportation and Land Use
http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/localgov/land/index.htm
Wisconsin Land Information Program
http://www.doa.state.wi.us/category.asp?linkcatid=737&linkid=133&locid=9
Wisconsin Natural Resources Foundation
http://www.nrfwis.org/
Wisconsin Maritime Trails
http://www.maritimetrails.org/
Wisconsin Public Service Commission Smart Growth Planning & Electric Transmission Facilities
http://psc.wi.gov/utilityinfo/electric/newsinfo/smartgrowth.htm
Wisconsin State Historical Society Smart Growth Initiative
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/hp/smartgrowth
1000 Friends of Wisconsin and the Land Use Institute Smart Growth
http://www.1000friendsofwisconsin.com/smartgrowth
Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network
http://www.rootpikewin.org/index.asp



Regional Organizations
Council of Great Lakes Governors
http://www.cglg.org/
EPA Great Lakes National Program Office
http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/
Great Lakes Atlas – EPA and Environment Canada
http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/atlas/intro.html
Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN)
http://www.glin.net/
GLIN - Maps and GIS of the Great Lakes Region
http://gis.glin.net/
Great Lakes Commission
http://www.glc.org/
International Joint Commission
http://www.ijc.org/
NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab
http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/
NOAA - Great Lakes Data Rescue
http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/greatlakes/greatlakes.html
Northeast Midwest Institute Great Lakes Home Page
http://www.nemw.org/greatlakes.htm
Regional Planning Commission - Bay Lake
http://www.baylakerpc.org/
Regional Planning Commission – Southeastern Wisconsin
http://www.sewrpc.org/
Great Lakes Aquatic Habitat Network
http://www.glhabitat.org/
Alliance for the Great Lakes
http://www.lakemichigan.org/



National and International Organizations
Coastal America
http://www.coastalamerica.gov/
Center for Watershed Protection
http://www.cwp.org/
Coastal States Organization
http://www.coastalstates.org/index.html 
International Joint Commission
http://www.ijc.org/
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
http://www.lincolninst.edu/index-high.asp
National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education
http://www.smartgrowth.umd.edu/index.htm
NOAA Coastal Services Center
http://www.csc.noaa.gov/
NOAA Coastal Zone Management Act Grants Guidance: Section 306A, CZMA
http://www.ocrm.nos.noaa.gov/pdf/306a.pdf
NOAA Funding Opportunities for Coastal Managers
http://www.csc.noaa.gov/funding/
NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management
http://coastalmanagement.noaa.gov/welcome.html
Northeast Midwest Institute Smart Growth Reports
http://www.nemw.org/smartgrowth.htm
Northeast Midwest Institute Smart Growth Links
http://www.nemw.org/reports.htm#smartgrowth
Smart Growth America
http://www.smartgrowthamerica.com/
Smart Growth Online
http://www.smartgrowth.org/default.asp?res=1024
U.S. Coast Guard
http://www.uscg.mil/
U.S. DOE Smart Communities Network Land Use Planning
http://www.smartcommunities.ncat.org/landuse/tools.shtml
U.S. EPA – Region V Great Lakes Protection Office
http://www.epa.gov/Region5/
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Region 3
http://www.fws.gov/midwest/
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program
http://ecos.fws.gov/coastal_grants/viewContent.do?viewPage=home

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.