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28
Apr

Deadline for Civic Leaders Survey – May 1st

America’s WETLAND Foundation is calling on Louisiana civic clubs and organizations to complete a 2015 survey to determine the impact to communities of coastal restoration by May 1, 2015. The survey is a follow up to a 2014 poll in which Louisiana voters overwhelming cited coastal land loss as the issue of their lifetime. Read more…
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24
Apr

Complete Brief Survey to Help Save Wetlands

America’s WETLAND Foundation is calling on Louisiana civic clubs and organizations to complete a 2015 survey to determine the impact to communities of coastal restoration by May 1. The survey is a follow up to a 2014 poll in which Louisiana voters overwhelming cited coastal land loss as the issue of their lifetime Read more…
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08
Apr

72 Hours Left to Enter Student Competition!

IT’S CRUNCH TIME! Louisiana schools and students must submit their “KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE PRIZE” and SCHOOL MASCOT CHALLENGE entries by Saturday, April 11, to qualify for $500 PRIZES for his or her class, in addition to special tours of the NEW ORLEANS SAINTS practice facility in Metairie, La. Read more…
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15
Aug

AWF joins WWL Radio for 2014 New Orleans Saints season to declare GAME ON!

GAME ON! advertisements to air during Saints gameday radio broadcast America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) will team up with WWL Radio for the 2014 New Orleans Saints season to air AWF radio advertisements on Saints gameday that urge football fans to “join the home team.” The advertisements are part of AWF’s ongoing GAME ON! campaign, which...
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31
Jul

America’s Wetland Foundation Addresses CEER 2014

On Wednesday, America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) Managing Director Val Marmillion moderated a plenary session entitled “Mississippi River Restoration” at the 2014 Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration (CEER) at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans. Marmillion introduced Mississippi River leaders who discussed the action required for the management of one of the nation’s greatest...
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29
Jul

AWF Chairman delivers keynote remarks at CEER2014

America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) Chairman of the Board R. King Milling was on hand this morning to deliver welcoming remarks to attendees of the opening plenary session of the 2014 Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration (CEER). He spoke this morning at the Hilton Riverside of New Orleans as part of the opening session of...
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17
Jun

Australian Broadcasting Corporation airs AWF interview for coastal land loss segment

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014 the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) aired a television news segment on the increasing loss of coastal wetland in southern Louisiana. Read more…
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13
Jun

Mississippi River Leaders Meet to Discuss River Sustainability at Washington, D.C. Roundtable

A diverse group of national, state and local Mississippi River leaders, convened by the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), gathered Wednesday, June 11, 2014 to release findings from its Big River Works leadership forums held over the past 12 months. Read more…
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07
May

New “GAME ON!” Ad

In commemoration of American Wetlands Month, the America’s WETLAND Foundation has launched its latest GAME ON! television ad calling for teamwork to save Louisiana’s vanishing coast. The new ad, which will run throughout Southeast Louisiana, features the Rainey Conservation Alliance and is the second in a series showcasing model public/private collaborations launched to support coastal restoration Read more…
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30
Apr

Request for Support of HB 490 Letter to Legislators

America’s WETLAND Foundation joins the efforts of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Louisiana in supporting Louisiana House Bill 490, which would close a loophole that would allow lawmakers to circumvent state constitutional law prohibiting the use of one-time money for recurring costs. Read more…
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