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September 2019

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation: Beach Sweep 2019

September 21, 2019 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beach Sweep is the biggest community cleanup in Southeastern Louisiana. Last year they picked up 58,665 lbs. of trash from our streets, catch basins, and waterways around the basin. Let's come together to care for their neighborhoods and areas that drain the Pontchartrain Basin. Together we'll clean curbs, ditches, and storm drains on city streets and rural roadways. Register here

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New York Community Trust’s Climate Strong Islands Dialogue

September 26, 2019
New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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The New York Community Trust and the community foundations representing Hawaii, Puerto Rico, St. Croix, and Miami-Dade County join with the Global Island Partnership, Enterprise Community Partners, the Clean Energy Group, and the Council on Foundations to invite you to a one-day convening on how islands in the U.S. and around the world are responding to climate change. Taking place during  Climate Week 2019 at the New York City Bar Association, this event will bring together island representatives from government,…

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October 2019

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board Meeting

October 16, 2019 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
State Capitol – Room 5, Louisiana State Capitol - Room 5
Baton Rouge, LA
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CPRA Board * Represents the state’s position in policy relative to the protection, conservation, enhancement, and restoration of the coastal area of the state; * Oversees the Coastal Protection and Restoration Trust Fund; * Enforces compliance with Coastal Master Plan; and * Develops a master plan for integrated coastal protection and an annual plan for integrated coastal protection for protecting, conserving, enhancing, and restoring the coastal area through the construction and management of integrated coastal protection projects and programs.

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November 2019

Coastal Wetlands Communities Adaptation Roundtable

November 6, 2019 | 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cameron Multi-Purpose Facility, 122 Recreation Center Lane
Cameron, LA 70631 United States
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About the Leadership Forum Eight years ago, the Foundation hosted Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Leadership Forums throughout the Gulf Coast and one of the forums focused on Cameron and Calcasieu Parishes. Its purpose was to consider new data from a multi-million-dollar Entergy study that cited by zip codes coastal infrastructure vulnerabilities. The forum explored steps needed to build resiliency based on adaptive measures and determining plans and actions for ensuring a sustainable future. As southwest Louisiana residents now consider new…

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