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Jul

July 2015 Newsletter

AMERICA’S WETLAND FOUNDATION APPLAUDS BP SETTLEMENT On July 2, 2015, relief came to the Gulf Coast in the form of an $18.7 billion settlement from BP, the largest of its kind in history, for impacts to ecosystems of Louisiana and the Gulf Coast caused by the most damaging oil spill in U.S. history. The America’s...
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Jun

June 2015 Newsletter

AMERICA’S WETLAND FOUNDATION HONORS COASTAL CHAMPIONS AT ‘TOAST TO THE COAST’ At its “Toast to the Coast” event on June 1 at LSU Tiger Stadium, the America’s WETLAND Foundation honored three true champions of coastal restoration: Diana Pinckley (posthumously) as one of the tireless leaders of the Women of the Storm; Ted Falgout who sits...
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May

May 2015 Newsletter

‘WOMEN OF THE STORM’ DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES IN NEW ORLEANS The documentary “Women of the Storm,” which follows the all-women nonpartisan activist group formed in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, premiered Feb. 25 at the Pyrtania Theatre in New Orleans. “Women of the Storm,” narrated by New Orleans personality Angela Hill, documents the women...
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Mar

March 2015 Newsletter

‘WOMEN OF THE STORM’ DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES IN NEW ORLEANS The documentary “Women of the Storm,” which follows the all-women nonpartisan activist group formed in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, premiered Feb. 25 at the Pyrtania Theatre in New Orleans. “Women of the Storm,” narrated by New Orleans personality Angela Hill, documents the women...
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Feb

February 2015 Newsletter

AMERICA’S WETLAND RESPONDS TO OBAMA’S CUTS IN OIL REVENUE SHARING FOR LOUISIANA Following years of hard fights in Congress to gain recognition of the role played by Louisiana in supporting energy security, moves by the Obama Administration on Feb. 2 to take back Outer Continental Shelf revenues shared with Gulf states has the America’s WETLAND...
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Jan

January 2015 Newsletter

Private Investment Strategies for Coastal Restoration Highlighted in America’s WETLAND Foundation Report Coastal leaders met at Tabasco® headquarters to discuss private investment to restore coast recently released findings from its convening of diverse costal leaders, calling for cooperation within the science community on setting ecosystem values along the Gulf Coast and making private sector investment...
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Nov

November 2014 Newsletter

Give the Gift of America’s WETLAND This Holiday Season! Every hour of every day, Louisiana loses the equivalent of a football field of land to coastal erosion, but YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Join America’s WETLAND Foundation as we rally together with our GAME ON! campaign to face this challenge, so future generations can continue...
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Nov

October 2014 Newsletter

AWF CONCLUDES SUCCESSFUL AEC LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE  The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) convened a group of diverse interests at Tabasco headquarters on Avery Island La., Oct. 28- 29, 2014, for an America’s Energy Coast (AEC) leadership forum on issues related to “Adaptation for Gulf Coast Resiliency & Sustainability.” High-level participants from federal and state government, including...
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Oct

September 2014 Newsletter

KATRINA AND RITA FOREVER LINK COMMUNITIES TO SUSTAINABLE COAST  On June 1, 2005, the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) began its first of what would become annual alerts to mark the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. The message was simple: loss of wetlands to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana’s coastal region would lead to...
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Aug

August 2014 Newsletter

‘KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE PRIZE’ WINNERS TOUR SAINTS TRAINING FACILITY On July 23, 2015, students from Louisiana elementary, middle, and high schools toured the New Orleans Saints training facility as a reward for their winning entries in the America’s WETLAND Foundation “Keep Your Eye on the Prize” art, photograph and essay competition. Students saw...
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