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GLIN==> Coastal Communities Conference - August 31, 2000




COASTAL COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE

August 31, 2000
Holiday Inn City Centre
Green Bay, Wisconsin

SPONSORED BY
Wisconsin Coastal Management Program

IN COOPERATION WITH
Bay Lake Regional Planning Commission
United States Army Corps of Engineers
University of Wisconsin Extension
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

BACKGROUND

This workshop is being offered to planners, resource managers, local and
tribal officials, elected officials and other interested parties who deal
with Great Lakes coastal management in Wisconsin. It is designed to provide
information on planning issues specific to coastal counties. There will be a
special session on funding opportunities for conservation planning
initiatives. This is a unique opportunity for coastal managers at the local
level to meet and learn about management issues specific to their counties.
The workshop is the being held in conjunction with Coastal Awareness Month -
September 2000. For more information, please call (608) 266-8234.

AGENDA:  Thursday, August 31, 2000

9:30-9:45      WELCOME AND OVERVIEW - COASTAL AWARENESS MONTH
			Brian A. Schimming, Administrator, Division of
Housing and Intergovernmental Relations

9:45-10:15     BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF GREAT LAKES COASTAL COMMUNITIES
                      The Honorable Margaret Farrow
                      Member, Wisconsin Coastal Management Council
                     
10:15--11:00  FLUCTUATING LAKE LEVELS AND COASTAL EROSION
			 Marie Strum, Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit
District
*	Overview of the Lake Michigan Potential Damages Study
*	Fluctuating Great Lakes and their impacts
*	Water level scenarios
*	GIS and land use investigations
*	Coastal processes investigations
*	Next steps and collaboration with Wisconsin partners

11:00-12:00   COASTAL RESOURCES AND SMART GROWTH
                     Brian Ohm, University of Wisconsin Extension
*	Overview of Wisconsin's smart growth law
*	Opportunities for coastal hazards planning

12:00-1:00      LUNCH BREAK (catered)
			Keynote Speaker - Secretary Moose Speros, Wisconsin
Department of Tourism

1:15 - 2:00   PANEL:  FUNDING OPPORTUNTIES FOR COASTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
			Travis Olson, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program
			Kassandra Walbrun, Office of Land Information
Services
			Jan Kucklick, Coastal Services Center, NOAA
			Jeff Pagels, Department of Natural Resources
			Marty Evanson, Department of Administration

2:00 - 3:00  BREAK OUT SESSIONS TO DISCUSS PROJECTS
All panel members will be available to discuss specific projects.

For more information, please contact the Wisconsin Coastal Management
Program, P.O. Box 7868, Madison, WI  53707-7868.  Phone:  (608) 266-8234.
Email:  coastal@mail.state.wi.us. 
Coastal web page: www.doa.state.wi.us/dhir/boir/coastal.htm

REGISTRATION FORM         

Please register by filling out and mailing this form to Wisconsin Coastal
Management Program (Attn: Neil Derkowski), P.O. Box 7868, Madison, Wisconsin
53707-7868.  Checks should be made payable to: Wisconsin Department of
Administration.

(PLEASE PRINT)

Name:_______________________________________________________

Affiliation:___________________________________________________

Address:_____________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________

City:______________________State:____________Zip:______________

Telephone:________________________   
                                                                
E-mail:___________________________   
                                                                
Fax:_____________________________         

Total amount enclosed:  $___________________ (please pay by check) 


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