- What is the history of the process for designating a sanctuary in Wisconsin, and how has NOAA engaged the state and public?
- What is happening now and whats are the next steps in the designation process?
- If designated, how would NOAA engage the state and the public in sanctuary management?
- Why is the Ordinary High Water (OHWM) mark being considered as the sanctuary's landward boundary?
- Would sanctuary designation impact riparian rights and state sovereignty?
- Will the designation impact commercial shipping activities?
- Will the sanctuary impact commercial or recreational fishing?
- What are the anticipated costs associated with the sanctuary?
Follow the link: https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/wisconsin/