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20
Nov

America’s WETLAND flag flies atop bonfire preparation at Laura Plantation on the Mississippi to signal the holiday season.

America’s WETLAND flag flies atop bonfire preparation at Laura Plantation on the Mississippi to signal the holiday season.
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23
Oct

Sea Safe Community Certification – A Case for Support

AWF recently launched its latest major initiative – Sea Safe Community Certification (SSCC), responding to a growing need for coastal communities to counter the perceived stigma of risk that can impact economies and real estate values, financing, and public services. The new certification can instead strengthen communities through adaptation actions that can stabilize strong investment....
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05
Sep

Video: CPRA/AWF Virtual Adaptation Forum

Did you miss the Virtual Adaptation Forum?  Chip Kline from CPRA and Val Marmillion with AWF talked about understanding and adapting to the “new normal” includes agencies of at all levels of government re-aligning strategic plans to account for changing coastal conditions. Kline provided insight into defining the change ahead and the program will suggest...
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03
Sep

MEDIA ALERT ALIGNING LOUISIANA GOVERNMENT TO THE NEW NORMAL OF SEA LEVEL RISE

WHAT: Understanding and adapting to the new normal includes agencies at all levels of government. On this webinar, Chip Kline will share how CPRA is coordinating with all state agencies to work in concert on the most critical challenge we face now and in the coming years. This alignment across government is groundbreaking in that...
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01
Feb

MEDIA ALERT: OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FROM LOCAL RESIDENT VOLUNTEERS TO HELP RESTORE HISTORIC CYPRESS FOREST

Registration Closed Due to Unprecedented Response WHAT: VOLUNTEERS TO HELP RESTORE HISTORIC CYPRESS FOREST The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), BHP, and RES in cooperation with eRotary Coastal Club and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) are hosting a group of volunteers to plant 1,000 Bald Cypress trees at the Pointe-Aux-Chenes Wildlife Management. We had an overwhelming...
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17
Jan

MEDIA ADVISORY: VOLUNTEERS TO HELP RESTORE HISTORIC CYPRESS FOREST

The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), BHP, and RES in cooperation with eRotary Coastal Club are hosting a group of volunteers to plant 1,000 Bald Cypress trees at the Pointe-Aux-Chenes Wildlife Management. The volunteer planting will complete the restoration of a historic Cypress forest. The project includes the planting of 30,000 Cypress trees on 100 acres as...
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27
Nov

Schedule a Tour of the LSU Center for River Studies for your Class

Calling all 4th-12th grade educators, @LouisianaCPRA is NOW scheduling class tours for 2019. Visit coastal.la.gov to find out more. #OurCoast
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27
Nov

Donate Today it’s #Giving Tuesday

It’s #GivingTuesday! Join us in helping to save Louisiana’s coast – home to more than 5 million migratory waterfowl. americaswetland.com/donate/
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