Lynn Markham

Shoreland and Land Use Specialist

Lynn Markham is a Land Use Specialist with UW-Extension at the Center for Land Use Education. Her extension work has focused on land use tools and techniques to protect drinking water, lakes and streams; zoning and boards of adjustment/appeals; and sustainable communities. To assist communities, Lynn provides research-based information, policy options and community case studies. Her recent projects have included a community groundwater planning website, a zoning board handbook, and short publications about protecting waterfront investments, eco-municipalities, organic food and health effects, and creating lawns that are healthy for children, pets and water quality.

Lynn was very involved in the process by which Stevens Point, WI adopted the eco-municipality concept for their planning process.