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Jan

January 2015 Newsletter

Private Investment Strategies for Coastal Restoration Highlighted in America’s WETLAND Foundation Report Coastal leaders met at Tabasco® headquarters to discuss private investment to restore coast recently released findings from its convening of diverse costal leaders, calling for cooperation within the science community on setting ecosystem values along the Gulf Coast and making private sector investment...
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30
Nov

November 2014 Newsletter

Give the Gift of America’s WETLAND This Holiday Season! Every hour of every day, Louisiana loses the equivalent of a football field of land to coastal erosion, but YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Join America’s WETLAND Foundation as we rally together with our GAME ON! campaign to face this challenge, so future generations can continue...
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14
Nov

October 2014 Newsletter

AWF CONCLUDES SUCCESSFUL AEC LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE  The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) convened a group of diverse interests at Tabasco headquarters on Avery Island La., Oct. 28- 29, 2014, for an America’s Energy Coast (AEC) leadership forum on issues related to “Adaptation for Gulf Coast Resiliency & Sustainability.” High-level participants from federal and state government, including...
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09
Oct

September 2014 Newsletter

KATRINA AND RITA FOREVER LINK COMMUNITIES TO SUSTAINABLE COAST  On June 1, 2005, the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) began its first of what would become annual alerts to mark the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. The message was simple: loss of wetlands to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana’s coastal region would lead to...
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Aug

August 2014 Newsletter

‘KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE PRIZE’ WINNERS TOUR SAINTS TRAINING FACILITY On July 23, 2015, students from Louisiana elementary, middle, and high schools toured the New Orleans Saints training facility as a reward for their winning entries in the America’s WETLAND Foundation “Keep Your Eye on the Prize” art, photograph and essay competition. Students saw...
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07
Aug

July 2014 Newsletter

Thanks to the continued generosity of the Gustaf Westfeldt McIlhenny Family Foundation, the Capitol Hill publication Roll Call ran an ad for America’s WETLAND Foundation. CQ Roll Call provides essential intelligence and grassroots advocacy resources to take action. Read more…  
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07
Jul

June 2014 Newsletter

AMERICA’S WETLAND FOUNDATION HONORS COASTAL CHAMPIONS AT ‘TOAST TO THE COAST’ At its “Toast to the Coast” event on June 1 at LSU Tiger Stadium, the America’s WETLAND Foundation honored three true champions of coastal restoration: Diana Pinckley (posthumously) as one of the tireless leaders of the Women of the Storm; Ted Falgout who sits...
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13
May

May 2014 Newsletter

TOAST TO THE COAST SET FOR TIGER STADIUM On June 1, 2015, the opening of the Atlantic hurricane season, America’s WETLAND Foundation will return to Louisiana State University’s Tiger Stadium to host the 2015 “Toast to the Coast,” co-chaired by Foundation Chairman, R. King Milling, and honorary co-chairs Louisiana State Senator Robert Adley and Louisiana...
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14
Mar

March 2014 Newsletter

Join the Home Team! Every hour of every day, Louisiana loses the equivalent of a football field of land to coastal erosion. Join AWF and the Estuarians as we rally together to face this challenge now, so that future generations can continue to benefit from our beloved coast and all that is rooted here in...
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12
Dec

December 2013 Newsletter

Joe Dean, Friend of the Foundation, Passes at Age 83 AWF would like to acknowledge the passing of former LSU Athletic Director Joe Dean Sr. Joe played an instrumental role in the creation of America’s WETLAND Foundation, assisting in the fundraising effort to get AWF up and running in 2002. He had a distinct passion...
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