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Feb

America’s WETLAND Estuarian Characters Huge Success in Mardi Gras Parades

The Estuarine characters representing America’s WETLAND marched again this Mardi Gras in Endymion, Bacchus, Orpheus, and Rex to raise public awareness of the immense impact of Louisiana’s wetland loss to the environment and the economy on local and global scales. This is their third year marching in Mardi Gras parades. The Estuarians: Reed the Reptile,...
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14
Feb

Chicagoan Races to Save America’s WETLAND in Mardi Gras Marathon

NEW ORLEANS, LA- On Sunday, February 25, Lauren Fischer of Chicago, Illinois, will do her part to help save Louisiana’s coast by running in the annual Mardi Gras Marathon in New Orleans. Fischer is encouraging her friends and family to support her by contributing to America’s WETLAND: Campaign to Save Coastal Louisiana, which helps raise...
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08
Jun

Jazz and Blues Legends Rock the Northeast, Help Save Louisiana’s Coastal Wetlands

Neville Brothers, Dr. John and Mavis Staples Highlight the America’s WETLAND Revival Tour. New Orleans, LA – The Spirit of New Orleans: America’s WETLAND Revival Tour kicked off on June 10 starring the Neville Brothers, Dr. John and Mavis Staples. The jazz and blues legends brought the soulful tunes and spirit of New Orleans to...
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01
Jun

Women of the Storm Raise Hurricane Storm Warnings

First Day of Hurricane Season Used to Illustrate Lack of Congressional Interest in Post-Katrina New Orleans and Increased Threat Caused by Loss of America’s WETLAND New Orleans, LA – On the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, Women of the Storm and America’s WETLAND: Campaign to Save Coastal Louisiana launched Storm Warnings II, a...
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22
Apr

BP and America’s WETLAND symposium – April 25-27, 2006

BP and America’s WETLAND are sponsoring a symposium, Envisioning the Future of the Gulf Coast , April 25-27, 2006 in New Orleans. The goal of the symposium is to foster shared national understanding of the nature and magnitude of the wetlands loss problem and the importance of coastal protection in the Gulf of Mexico to...
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