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Media Alerts
17
Jan

MEDIA ADVISORY: VOLUNTEERS TO HELP RESTORE HISTORIC CYPRESS FOREST

The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), BHP, and RES in cooperation with eRotary Coastal Club areĀ hosting a group of volunteers to plant 1,000 Bald Cypress trees at the Pointe-Aux-Chenes Wildlife Management. The volunteer planting will complete the restoration of a historic Cypress forest. The project includes the planting of 30,000 Cypress trees on 100 acres as...
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04
Oct

MEDIA ADVISORY: SUMMIT ON THE MASTER PLAN AND BEYOND

WHAT: SUMMIT ON THE MASTER PLAN AND BEYOND Topics to be covered: Coastal Resiliency as a Unifying Force for Louisiana Setting the Research Agenda for the Master Plan for the Next Ten Years Holding the Line for Restoration in an Era of Budget Shortfalls A Community Approach to Telling Time in Generations What are we...
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27
Jul

Media Advisory: Coastal Wetland Communities Adaptation Leadership Forum

WHAT: Coastal Wetland Communities Adaptation Leadership Forum Topics to be covered: Update from 2011 Blue Ribbon Resiliency Leadership Forums A Generational Approach and Timeframe for Adaptation Educating for the Adaptation Generation Shared Responsibilities: The Master Plan and Beyond Toward a New Era in Private Sector Sustainability The Louisiana Coastal Exchange – A Gulf Wide Private...
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27
Jul

MEDIA ADVISORY: COASTAL WETLAND COMMUNITIES ADAPTATION LEADERSHIP FORUM

By: America’s WETLAND Staff, America’s WETLAND Foundation This forum will address opportunities for transitional and innovative projects that align with community goals and, though not falling within Master Plan priorities but consistent with the plan, are nonetheless important to achieving optimum success with large-scale projects. The Foundation, in partnership with RES and BHP recently announced...
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23
Apr

MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Conference: LAUNCH OF NEW BREED OF COASTAL RESTORATION SOLUTIONS

WHAT: Press Conference: LAUNCH OF NEW BREED OF COASTAL RESTORATION SOLUTIONS WHEN: Thursday, April 26, 2018 1:15 PM – Photo/Film Op – Site Visit to Point Aux Chenes Project Site (Please call to reserve) 2:00 PM – Press Conference WHERE: Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC (RES) Point Aux Chenes Nursery – 304 Highway 665, Montegut, LA...
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14
Feb

MEDIA ADVISORY: Summit on National Significance of the Master Plan

WHAT: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) & America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) to host a Summit on the National Significance of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan WHEN: Thursday, February 16, 2017 (Operational Solutions) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. WHERE: Lod Cook Alumni Center – Louisiana State University Norman/Laborde Ballroom Read more…  
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21
Oct

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coastal Roundtables in Baton Rouge

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) & America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) to host back-to-back leadership roundtables on “Making Coastal Restoration Solutions Operational” and “Financing Coastal Restoration in Louisiana; Everybody Plays.” Read more…
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25
Apr

Please take the Louisiana Coastal Issues Survey!

On a continuum, the America’s WETLAND Foundation has sought public input from Louisiana voters and coastal stakeholders to determine attitudes on coastal restoration challenges facing Louisiana, Texas and the Gulf Coast. Read more…
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03
Dec

MEDIA ADVISORY: GIWW Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project Media Site Visit

The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) has become the line of demarcation for salt water intrusion into coastal wetlands in Louisiana and Texas. Please join us for a site visit of Phase One of theĀ  Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Shoreline Stabilization & Restoration Project. America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), in partnership with Ducks Unlimited, is working in cooperation...
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