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May

Terrebonne Biodiversity and Resiliency Projects

On April 25, 2018, AWF announced the launch of The Terrebonne Biodiversity and Resiliency Projects at Pointe-aux-Chenes & Bayou Terrebonne. Last week, AWF announced the launch of The Terrebonne Biodiversity and Resiliency Projects at Pointe-aux-Chenes & Bayou Terrebonne. The projects represent a private sector investment of $3.4 million dollars and, once completed, the projects will...
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21
Apr

Can Dirt Save the Earth?

In honor of Earth Day, the America’s WETLAND Foundation salutes all the innovators working to restore our wetlands, farm and prairie lands to reduce carbon in our atmosphere. On Thursday, AWF will announce two new wetland restoration projects in Terrebonne Parish where carbon sequestration will be monitored! New York Times Magazine April 18, 2018 Can...
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28
Nov

#Giving Tuesday and Holiday Shopping with a Purpose

Help us save America’s WETLAND for generations to come! Donate today! Get started here. It’s #Giving Tuesday!  Help us save America’s WETLAND for generations to come! Donate today! Get started here.. You can also support coastal restoration in other ways.   Attention Amazon Shoppers!  If you do your holiday shopping on Amazon visit Amazon Smile,...
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03
Jan

AWF Lauds Master Plan

America’s WETLAND Foundation has long been a proponent of Louisiana’s strong coastal master planning process. Dedicated staff of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities (GOCA) along with, scientists, coastal experts, NGOs and the CPRA Framework Development Committee should be lauded for keeping a steady ship in turbulent...
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24
Aug

Creative Conservation Financing

On August 23, 2016, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council released a proposed update to its Comprehensive Plan to restore the ecosystem and the economy of the Gulf Coast region. The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) applauds the approach of “Creative Conservation Financing” that was highlighted in the updated proposed  RESTORE plan.  AWF has long advocated...
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05
May

Today is GiveNOLA Day!

Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation is hosting its annual GiveNOLA Day, the community’s one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to the nonprofit organizations that are making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all. Read more…
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26
Feb

Action Needed: Please Sign Obama letter to protect GOMESA funding

The America’s WETLAND Foundation is joining with the members of the Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition to send a letter to President Obama asking him to reconsider his 2017 budget proposal to redistribute Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA ) dollars away from Louisiana and other Gulf states. Click here to see a copy...
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28
Apr

Deadline for Civic Leaders Survey – May 1st

America’s WETLAND Foundation is calling on Louisiana civic clubs and organizations to complete a 2015 survey to determine the impact to communities of coastal restoration by May 1, 2015. The survey is a follow up to a 2014 poll in which Louisiana voters overwhelming cited coastal land loss as the issue of their lifetime. Read more…
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24
Apr

Complete Brief Survey to Help Save Wetlands

America’s WETLAND Foundation is calling on Louisiana civic clubs and organizations to complete a 2015 survey to determine the impact to communities of coastal restoration by May 1. The survey is a follow up to a 2014 poll in which Louisiana voters overwhelming cited coastal land loss as the issue of their lifetime Read more…
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08
Apr

72 Hours Left to Enter Student Competition!

IT’S CRUNCH TIME! Louisiana schools and students must submit their “KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE PRIZE” and SCHOOL MASCOT CHALLENGE entries by Saturday, April 11, to qualify for $500 PRIZES for his or her class, in addition to special tours of the NEW ORLEANS SAINTS practice facility in Metairie, La. Read more…
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