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Oct 29, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 301 Peninsula Dr Erie, PA 16505

October 29, 2019 – “Understanding Water Levels of the Great Lakes”

On October 29, 2019 the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Pennsylvania Sea Grant hosted the fall 2019 Pennsylvania Lake Erie Environmental Forum (PA LEEF), at the Tom Ridge Education Center in Erie, PA. Presentations and discussions focused on the timely issue of water levels in Lake Erie and all Great Lakes.


High Lake Levels – Understanding Great Lakes Water Levels and the Impacts of Climate on Our System, Dr. Drew Gronewold, University of Michigan

High Lake Level Impacts in PA – Great Lakes Water Levels and Pennsylvania Coastal Impacts and Concerns, Donald J. Benczkowski, PA DEP Coastal Resource Management Program

Community and Coastal Resiliency – Coastal and Community Resiliency Planning, Dr. Richard Norton, University of Michigan

Upcoming Erie Resilience Study, Preparing Erie, PA for Extreme Weather – What to do and Where to Start, Joy Knapp, Community Resilience Action Network of Erie (CRANE)

Lake Erie Updates, Tim Bruno, Chief, Great Lakes Office, PA DEP

For access to agenda, presentations, and summary contact us!

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