Transforming coastal decision makers into coastal leaders by providing skills training and collaborative learning opportunities that inspire thoughtful management of Lake Superior.

Coastal Training Program (CTP) is dedicated to providing opportunities for local decision makers to learn about the factors that influence coastal systems, think critically about the role that they play in coastal management and cultivate skills and confidence that will allow them to be intentional about taking actions that result in mindful management of our estuaries and Western Lake Superior coast.

This winter, build your professional communication skills

Choose from among ten top-notch workshops and webinars in our "Science Communication Strategies for a Changing Lake Superior" series to gain confidence in your communication skills whether you are a scientist, government employee, or in any line of coastal management work.
Science Communication Series

Transforming coastal decision makers into coastal leaders by providing skills training and collaborative learning opportunities that inspire thoughtful management of Lake Superior.

Coastal Training Program (CTP) is dedicated to providing opportunities for local decision makers to learn about the factors that influence coastal systems, think critically about the role that they play in coastal management and cultivate skills and confidence that will allow them to be intentional about taking actions that result in mindful management of our estuaries and Western Lake Superior coast.

Help document shoreline impacts from high water levels on Lake Superior

This year the water levels across the Great Lakes are predicted to once again be very high. We’re gathering photos from around Lake Superior that capture what these conditions look like to establish a visual record.
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Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve: Good for Nature, Communities and Business

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Sensitive Coastal Habitat Restored Along Lake Superior’s Wisconsin Point

Sep 20th, 2019, Wisconsin Public Radio