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Aug

August 2019 Newsletter

REGISTER NOW FOR CPRA/AWF VIRTUAL FORUM “Aligning Louisiana Government with the Rising Tide” Start your morning with an exclusive briefing by Chip Kline, Chairman of the Louisiana Coastal Protection Authority and other coastal leaders as they discuss   plans to align state government with the fight to hold back the rising waters along Louisiana’s coast. Join...
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Jul

July 2019 Newsletter

ANNOUNCING AWF’S FIRST VIRTUAL COMMUNITY ADAPTATION LEADERSHIP FORUM “Aligning Louisiana Government with the Rising Tide” Join us on Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 10:00 am – 11:30 amfor a virtual Community Adaptation Forum. As communities across the Gulf Coast are dealing with the effects of sea level rise and stronger and longer lasting storms impact our coasts, AWF...
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Apr

April 2019 Newsletter

On Earth Day, AWF Celebrates the Importance of Wetlands Two restoration efforts restore 150 acres of vital wetlands One year ago, the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), Resource Environmental Solutions (RES), and global energy producer, BHP, stood where stands of bald cypress once gave definition to swamps of the lower Mississippi Delta and announced their partnership to...
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Jan

January 2019 Newsletter

A Big ‘Hats Off’ to Chip Kline and Bren Haase! We are delighted with the recent appointments by Governor John Bel Edwards of Chip Kline to chair the CPRA and to lead the Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities and Bren Haase as executive director of CPRA. This is a winning team for Louisiana and we...
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03
Dec

December 2018 Newsletter

COASTAL PLAN IN HAND, LOUISIANA MOVES BEYOND TO ADAPT TO “NEW NORMAL” Calling on all sectors of Louisiana to adjust to a “new normal” when viewing life and commerce in the state’s coastal zone, a diverse group of leaders, including Governor John Bel Edwards, painted a picture of coastal conditions and progress on restoration following...
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02
Oct

October 2018 Newsletter

Governor John Bel Edwards to Keynote Summit Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the America’s WETLAND Foundation are hosting the  Summit on the Master Plan and Beyond  on November 7, 2018, at Lod Cook Alumni Center at LSU. The Summit will look at progress made to date on the Louisiana’s 2017 coastal master plan...
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10
Aug

August 2018 Newsletter

Join Us at the Coastal Wetland Communities Adaptation Forum The America’s WETLAND Foundation is hosting a Leadership Forum on August 29, 2018, at Nicholls State University in partnership with BHP and Resource Environmental Solutions (RES). In 2011 the Foundation hosted the nation’s first series of Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Leadership Forum, one of which was...
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09
Mar

March 2018 Newsletter

AWF’s GIWW Restoration Project Stands the Test of Time In what may offer great promise for wetland restoration projects across the Gulf Coast, an assessment by AWF at the two-year mark of a project to secure the shoreline embankment along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) near LaRose, LA, provides a snapshot into future opportunities for...
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09
Nov

November 2017 Newsletter

AWF’s Shoreline Restoration Project Noting it will require all hands on deck, the America’s WETLAND Foundation called for private sector investment in “transitional projects” necessary to shore up the coast as large scale public projects come on line in the future. “Coastal land loss isn’t waiting for adequate funding for projects,” AWF managing director, Val...
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Apr

April 2017 Newsletter

5 Reasons we all should support LA’s Coastal Master Plan Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan goes before the legislature in a few weeks for approval of the largest ecosystem restoration program ever undertaken in the U.S. and the America’s WETLAND Foundation knows of at least five good reasons it deserves unanimous approval of our lawmakers...
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