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Oct

October 2018 Newsletter

Governor John Bel Edwards to Keynote Summit Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the America’s WETLAND Foundation are hosting the  Summit on the Master Plan and Beyond  on November 7, 2018, at Lod Cook Alumni Center at LSU. The Summit will look at progress made to date on the Louisiana’s 2017 coastal master plan...
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Aug

August 2018 Newsletter

Join Us at the Coastal Wetland Communities Adaptation Forum The America’s WETLAND Foundation is hosting a Leadership Forum on August 29, 2018, at Nicholls State University in partnership with BHP and Resource Environmental Solutions (RES). In 2011 the Foundation hosted the nation’s first series of Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Leadership Forum, one of which was...
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Mar

March 2018 Newsletter

AWF’s GIWW Restoration Project Stands the Test of Time In what may offer great promise for wetland restoration projects across the Gulf Coast, an assessment by AWF at the two-year mark of a project to secure the shoreline embankment along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) near LaRose, LA, provides a snapshot into future opportunities for...
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Nov

November 2017 Newsletter

AWF’s Shoreline Restoration Project Noting it will require all hands on deck, the America’s WETLAND Foundation called for private sector investment in “transitional projects” necessary to shore up the coast as large scale public projects come on line in the future. “Coastal land loss isn’t waiting for adequate funding for projects,” AWF managing director, Val...
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Apr

April 2017 Newsletter

5 Reasons we all should support LA’s Coastal Master Plan Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan goes before the legislature in a few weeks for approval of the largest ecosystem restoration program ever undertaken in the U.S. and the America’s WETLAND Foundation knows of at least five good reasons it deserves unanimous approval of our lawmakers...
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Feb

February 2017 Newsletter

Eco Magazine’s Features King Milling Editorial Eco (Environmental, Coastal and Offshore) Magazine is published 9 times a year in print and digital formats, each issue presents critical business intelligence for scientific professionals. The America’s WETLAND Foundation’s Chairman, R. King Milling, was a guest writer of an article for the February 2017 edition of the magazine....
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Dec

December 2016 Newsletter

On Thursday, Dec. 10, 2016 the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) hosted statewide media on a site visit of its  Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project located on private land along the GIWW, serving as a model of cooperation for helping to save America’s WETLAND for future generations. Read more…  
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Nov

November 2016 Newsletter

“We are in a Race Against Time” Claiming that “time has run out for repairing our eroding coast and we are ready and must start,” Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards challenged coastal leaders to restore 20,000 acres of wetlands by 2020 at the second of two leadership roundtables this October hosted by the America’s WETLAND...
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Jul

July 2016 Newsletter

Support for 2017 Coastal Master Plan The America’s WETLAND Foundation is working with state agencies and the Edwards Administration to help inform the master planning efforts to create a path forward on restoration and protection . With Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan pending legislative approval, public awareness and consensus building is necessary to address the...
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Apr

April 2016 Newsletter

CPRA: LA TO RECEIVE MINIMUM OF $6.8 BILLION BATON ROUGE – (On April 4) the Court approved the settlement between the United States, the five Gulf States and BP for damages stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Consent Decree outlines more than $20 billion in damages. Louisiana will receive a minimum of...
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