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Jun

June 2009 Newsletter

Thousands sound the alarm at the opening of 2009 hurricane season The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) brought together thousands of coastal residents and leaders to sound the alarm for the opening of the 2009 hurricane season at the fourth annual Storm Warning: Last Stand for America’s WETLAND. On Saturday, May 30, approximately 2,000 people attended...
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May

May 2009 Newsletter

Only 9 days left to enter “Keep Your Eye on the Prize” contest! Don’t miss out on your chance to enter the “Keep Your Eye on the Prize” photo, art and poetry contest. Join the hundreds of entries already received from students in grades K through 12. On May 30th, select students will be recognized...
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Apr

April 2009 Newsletter

TP’s Loving Cup Awarded to Milling The America’s WETLAND Foundation would like to congratulate its Chairman of the Board, R. King Milling, for receiving the 2008 New Orleans Times-Picayune Loving Cup award. The Loving Cup has been awarded since 1901 to “men and women who have worked unselfishly for the community without expectation of public...
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Feb

February 2009 Newsletter

Rolling Out in Style The America’s WETLAND Foundation rolled out in style this Mardi Gras season on a Storm Warning themed float donated by Kern Studios. Leading the way, the “Krewe of Estys,” a group of AWF estuarine action characters, entertained parade goers of all ages along the routes of Bacchus, Muses, Orpheus and Rex....
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Dec

December 2008 Newsletter

Breaux Honored with America’s WETLAND Lifetime Achievement Award On December 1st, former U.S. Senator John Breaux was honored with the America’s WETLAND Lifetime Achievement Award at a reception on Capitol Hill. The award recognized Breaux for his significant contributions to wetland conservation over the past 30 years, including the Breaux Act. Since it’s inception in...
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Nov

November 2008 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. Holly Clegg’s Trim & Terrific Gulf Coast Favorites Cookbook –...
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Oct

October 2008 Newsletter

Women of the Storm Take Message to the Conventions A delegation of a dozen Women of the Storm (WOS) members traveled to Denver and St. Paul to deliver their coastal message to the national political conventions. They worked in conjunction with Friends of New Orleans, who hosted a non-partisan benefit at each location. At both...
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Sep

September 2008 Newsletter

Leaders Unveil New Accord for Sustainability of America’s Energy Coast On July 24, as Hurricane Dolly approached the south Texas coast, leaders from the Lone Star state joined business and environmental counterparts from Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama to announce a major sustainability initiative to better protect their vulnerable coastal communities and the critical infrastructure located...
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Aug

August 2008 Newsletter

Women of the Storm to Take Message to the Conventions A delegation of a dozen Women of the Storm members traveled to Denver on August 24 and will visit St. Paul on Sept. 1 to take their message to the national political conventions. They will work in conjunction with Friends of New Orleans, who will...
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Jun

July 2008 Newsletter

America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum II The discussion about America’s domestic energy supply headlines the news and at the center of the issue is the Gulf region of Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Alabama, where 90% of the country’s offshore energy supply is being produced right now. On July 24, the America’s WETLAND Foundation will unveil...
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