Indiana Coastal Zone Management Program
The Indiana Coastal Management Program was approved by NOAA in 2002 and is led by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. The coastal management program is a networked program built upon a framework of state laws and authorities addressing key coastal priorities. The Coastal Advisory Board, which represents various stakeholder groups, determines the priorities for each grant funding cycle and provides a forum for public input on regional issues affecting Lake Michigan coastal resources.
The Indiana coastal zone is based on watershed boundaries and varies from a little less than two miles to 17 miles from the shore.
Indiana CRS HighlightsIndiana's Lake Michigan Coastal Program (LMCP) supports coordination and partnerships among local, state, and federal agencies and NGO partners for the protection and sustainable use of natural and cultural resources. Educating communities on...