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Coastal Erosion Homeowner’s Workshop

Do you have erosion on your property? Are you unsure of what steps to take or who to contact? Join us for a virtual workshop on shoreline erosion on Lake Superior. We will hear about coastal processes, shoreline erosion and the steps you can take to protect your property. FreshWater Engineering will be presenting example projects from around our coast. This workshop is hosted by the  Cook and Lake County Soil and Water Conservation Districts.

    General Information

    • Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 6:00PM-8:00PM via Zoom
    • Workshop attendance is FREE of charge
    • Name and email are required for signup

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    Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Melanie Perello at (218) 834-1404 or by Sunday, June 20th, or call using your preferred Telecommunications Relay Provider.

    Optional Landowner Site Visits - $50

    A limited number of site visits will be offered to workshop attendees with coastal properties adjacent to Lake Superior in Lake and Cook counties for $50. Each site visit will have an SWCD staff and FreshWater Engineering staff on location. Landowners may invite 2-3 neighbors to join in on the site visit. FreshWater Engineering will walk the area of concern with you and discuss what is happening at the site, along with discussion on potential recommendations. A brief summary of the visit and list of potential recommendations will be provided to the landowner following the site visit.

    • Site visits cost $50
    • Site visits will take place in Lake County on July 10th and 13th and in Cook County on July 11th and 12th
    • Limited availability

    Check if you are interested in a landowner site visit ($50 cost):

      Yes, I would like a site visit (optional)

    This workshop was prepared by Cook and Lake County Soil and Water Conservation Districts using Federal funds under award NA20NOS4190088 from the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended, administered by the Office for Coastal Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce provided to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of NOAA, the U.S. Department of Commerce, or the DNR.