UPDATE: This meeting has been canceled until further notice.

People may attend this virtual session through Zoom at this link.

A recording will be posted on Wisconsin Sea Grant’s YouTube channel after the events. Search “Wisconsin Sea Grant” on YouTube or visit this link.

Original post below:

An informational meeting about the lake’s record-high levels will take place March 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin Parkside Student Center, 900 Wood Rd.

The public is invited to attend to learn more about Lake Michigan’s level and its impact on the community.

The presentation will cover the following topics:

  • Water levels forecast for the spring and summer
  • The impact of water levels on the coast
  • Options to address water level

Representatives from Wisconsin Sea Grant, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the National Weather Service and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will be available to answer questions.

The full press release for the event is available here.

The meeting in Somers is one of three around the state. Find out about other meetings here.

Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Those unable to attend the events in person may attend virtually by going to this website.

A recording of the meeting will be posted on Wisconsin Sea Grant’s YouTube channel after the event at this link.

For more information about this meeting, contact Adam Bechle, Ph.D., Coastal Engineering Outreach Specialist, via email at: [email protected], or phone at: 608-263-5133.

More information about lakeshore erosion is available here on the Somers website.