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Apr

April 2010 Newsletter

Women of the Storm Advocate for Gulf Coast on Capital Hill Today more than 140 women from a broad coalition swarmed Capitol Hill. The group called Women of the Storm is a non-partisan grassroots organization that was formed after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and now includes women from Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida At...
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Mar

March 2010 Newsletter

America’s WETLAND Launches Major Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Initiative Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne To Chair On February 15, 2011 – The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) announced the “Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities: Envisioning the Future of America’s Energy Coast” (BRRC) initiative to help Gulf Coast communities from Texas to Florida prepare for resiliency against the...
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10
Feb

February 2010-2 Newsletter

 The Wetlands Were Alive With The Sound of Music! On January 12 and 13th 2011 at the Two Sisters Pavillion in City Park, the New Resonance Orchestra turned the traditional classical concert on its head with its multi- media illumination, NatureMusic, a musical exploration of man’s complex relationship with the natural world. Sponsored by the...
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Feb

February 2010 Newsletter

Impact of Climate Issues on America’s Energy Coast  The America’s Energy Coast (AEC) leadership hearing entitled, “Impact of Climate Issues on America’s Energy Coast,” will inform the work of and gather regional information for, the AEC Climate Stewardship Task Force.  Join us at the hearing from 9:00 am – 11:30 am, February 24, 2010 at...
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Jan

January 2010-2 Newsletter

AWCC Exceeds Expectations The America’s WETLAND Conservation Corps, (AWCC) far exceeded their goals set for 2009.  The energetic members recruited 4,155 volunteers to participate in hands-on wetland restoration projects, an astounding fete considering that their volunteer recruitment goal for 2009 was 500. The volunteers completed 24,981 hours of service while helping with 87 restoration projects...
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Jan

January 2010 Newsletter

UPCOMING AND RECENT EVENTS AWF Calls On President To Urgently Dedicate Portion of BP Fines To Coastal Restoration On December 6th, 2010, The America’s WETLAND Foundation sent a letter to President Obama urging him to take immediate action to dedicate a significant portion of Clean Water Act fines against BP to Gulf restoration during the...
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Dec

December 2009 Newsletter

Give the Gift of America’s WETLAND this Holiday Season Give the gift that gives back for the holidays. By purchasing any of the items listed below you will not only get a unique gift, but you will also be donating to the America’s WETLAND Foundation. You can also make a tax-deductible donation directly to the...
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09
Oct

October 2009 Newsletter

Toast to the Coast Louisiana State officials, industry leaders and hundreds of guests came together at the America’s WETLAND Foundation’s annual “Toast to the Coast” dinner held in New Orleans on September 30, 2009, to celebrate Louisiana’s coast and to honor lawmakers from the Senate Natural Resources Committee, Senate Select Committee on Coastal Restoration and...
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Sep

September 2009 Newsletter

Conflicting Federal Policies Hamper Restoration Efforts On the recent anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the America’s WETLAND Foundation called on the Obama Administration to address the urgent need to reconcile conflicting federal policies that hinder, slow and even stop large scale restoration projects along the Gulf coastline. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Southeast Louisiana...
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05
Aug

August 2009 Newsletter

Obama Administration, Congress Urged to Resolve Conflicting Federal Policies that Hamper Coastal Progress On July 30, a diverse coalition of leaders from industry, government and academia joined together at the America’s WETLAND Foundation’s (AWF) third annual America’s Energy Coast (AEC) Leadership Forum in Biloxi, MS, to address critical Gulf Coast sustainability issues. Together, the panel,...
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