Buoys and Coastal Erosion

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Related Projects

The Southern Lake Michigan Water Safety Task Force helps swimmers, boaters, anglers, and others stay safe at the beach or on the water.

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant funds research on shoreline development.

The Illinois Sand Management Working Group is a network of regional partners collaborating on public shoreline management.

Key Partners

The Illinois and Indiana Department of Natural Resources Coastal Management Programs help manage Lake Michigan shorelines. 

Partners who help with buoy maintenance, management, or deployment include:

Cary Troy Lab, Purdue University, Lyles School of Civil Engineering

Illinois State Geological Survey

Limnotech, Inc.

Michigan City Port Authority

U.S. Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor



Contact Info

Aquatic Ecology Specialist

Jay Beugly

Aquatic Ecology Specialist

Leslie Dorworth

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