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17
Jun

Australian Broadcasting Corporation airs AWF interview for coastal land loss segment

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014 the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) aired a television news segment on the increasing loss of coastal wetland in southern Louisiana. Read more…
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13
Jun

Mississippi River Leaders Meet to Discuss River Sustainability at Washington, D.C. Roundtable

A diverse group of national, state and local Mississippi River leaders, convened by the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), gathered Wednesday, June 11, 2014 to release findings from its Big River Works leadership forums held over the past 12 months. Read more…
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07
May

New “GAME ON!” Ad

In commemoration of American Wetlands Month, the America’s WETLAND Foundation has launched its latest GAME ON! television ad calling for teamwork to save Louisiana’s vanishing coast. The new ad, which will run throughout Southeast Louisiana, features the Rainey Conservation Alliance and is the second in a series showcasing model public/private collaborations launched to support coastal restoration Read more…
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30
Apr

Request for Support of HB 490 Letter to Legislators

America’s WETLAND Foundation joins the efforts of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Louisiana in supporting Louisiana House Bill 490, which would close a loophole that would allow lawmakers to circumvent state constitutional law prohibiting the use of one-time money for recurring costs. Read more…
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14
Mar

CBS’ 60 Minutes Features Tabasco® and AWF Board Member Tony Simmons

The March 16, 2014 edition of CBS’s oldest and most-watched newsmagazine – 60 Minutes – profiled McIlhenny Company’s CEO and AWF Board Member Anthony “Tony” Simmons. CBS stated, “The hot sauce industry is on fire with revenue of more than a billion dollars but it all began with just one name – Tabasco®.” You can...
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20
Dec

AWF extends “Football Field” message

In 2003, AWF gathered a group of Louisiana leaders and members of the press at LSU Tiger Stadium and, utilizing the large screen, revealed a video of water covering the field with the now familiar “football field of land lost every 50 minutes to coastal erosion” message. Since that time, billions of media impressions have...
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24
Sep

Saints Recognize the Value of America’s WETLAND at Monday Night Football Game

The America’s WETLAND Foundation will be showcased at the nationally televised Monday Night Football game between the New Orleans Saints and the Miami Dolphins on September 30, 2013. The Saints will honor the Foundation for its efforts to bring all interests to the table to find solutions to Louisiana’s coastal land loss and to raise...
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30
Nov

America’s WETLAND Foundation Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Help Save America’s WETLAND! NEW ORLEANS – The America’s WETLAND Foundation’s Holiday Gift Guide features a wide variety of gifts that support conservation efforts. Each one of these five unique gifts is available online and can be shipped in time for Christmas! A portion of the proceeds will be used to support the Foundation’s volunteer...
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13
Nov

Saints Honor America’s WETLAND During Monday Night Football

Saints Honor America’s WETLAND During Monday Night Football The New Orleans Saints dedicated last night’s nationally televised game against the Philadelphia Eagles as “America’s WETLAND Foundation Day at the Dome.” To illustrate the dramatic nature of Louisiana’s ongoing coastal land loss, a public service announcement during the game depicted the virtual flooding of LSU’s Tiger...
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02
Oct

“Constant Storm” Hits Home

“Constant Storm” Hits Home Building on the Capitol Hill release of the Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Initiative final report, America’s WETLAND Foundation leadership spent last week in the Gulf region generating public support for Gulf Coast sustainability based on the report’s findings and recommendations. Beginning with an impassioned speech to the Baton Rouge Press Club...
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