Wednesday Evening Lectures Special Event

Lake Superior Water Levels. What’s Going On?

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

7:00pm to 8:00pm


Free and open to the public!

 Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve  In association with Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve.



Speaker: Gene R. Clark, Coastal Engineering Specialist, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute

Mr. Clark will discuss what are the causes of the past, present and predicted near-term future of Lake Superior Water levels.

You will learn about the many contributing factors: locks, power plants, Canada, navigation, fish ladders, and more.

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Gene R. Clark, Coastal Engineering Specialist, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute.

Gene joined the Wisconsin Sea Grant Advisory Services team in January 2004 and works out of the offices of the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve in Superior, Wis. As one of the few full-time Sea Grant Coastal Engineering specialists in the country, Gene provides coastal engineering expertise and port/harbor/marina engineering assistance to Wisconsin’s state and local government officials, contractors, and lakeshore property owners in all Wisconsin coastal counties, including those along Lake Michigan. Gene holds a B.S. degree from Texas A&M University in Ocean Engineering, a M.S. degree from the University of Florida in Coastal Engineering and a second M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin in Civil and Environmental Engineering.




Madeline Island Museum
Madeline Island Museum, 226 Colonel Woods Ave
La Pointe, WI 54850-0009

Location Information

The museum, composed of three historic island structures and the modern Capser Center, contains exhibits detailing Wisconsin history from 17th-century exploration and the era of the fur trade to the arrival of summer tourists, known as cottagers, in the early 20th century.

Accessibility Information

Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.