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Friends of Crescent Beach is now registered with the Alliance for the Great Lakes Adopt-a-Beach™ program, which is the Alliance’s premier volunteer program, with nearly 15,000 participants ranging from individuals and families to schools and businesses.
Teams remove litter and enter results into our Adopt-a-Beach™ online system to share with local beach authorities, educate the public and improve beaches.
Center for Great Lakes Literacy is dedicaged to developing a community of Great Lakes literate educators, students, scientists, environmental professionals, and citizen volunteers, dediate to improved Great Lakes stewardship.
Lake Michigan Stakeholders – A diverse network of stakeholders working together to ensure that Lake Michigan and the resources of the basin are environmentally resilient and economically enhanced for present and future generations.
Recognizing that while individual special interest groups have unique agendas related to the western Lake Michigan basin, the health and viability of the lake and its basin as a resource is held in common to all of the groups. This group recognizes that it is in the best interest of all the stakeholders to work together to promote and protect those ideas and actions that are held in common.
Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, Inc., LNRP, is our region’s leading environmental advocate for the waters of northeast and east central Wisconsin, fostering stewardship in our planet’s largest watershed and taking action to champion the environment. As a diverse group of people, they use education and coordination to support local communities’ efforts to maintain or improve our natural resources.
LNRP builds partnerships and collaborations, provides funding and support, and promotes a forum for discussion and action to advocate a balance between land use and natural resource management, the health of our lands and waters, conservation and protection.
University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute is a statewide program of basic and applied research, education, and outreach and technology transfer dedicated to the stewardship and sustainable use of the nation’s Great Lakes and ocean resources.
Wisconsin Beach Health reports show Beach Advisories for Great Lakes Beaches as well as inland beaches. Great Lake beaches receive funding from the US EPA to support Beach Water Quality monitoring and issuing public Advisories.
Wisconsin Coastal Management Program is dedicated to preserving and improving access to the natural and historic resources of Wisconsin’s Great Lakes coasts. Since 1978, the program has worked cooperatively with state, local and tribal government agencies and non-profit organizations to manage the ecological, economic and aesthetic assets of the Great Lakes and their coastal areas.