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Lessons Learned on Mississippi’s Wolf River

Like many of our CRCL members, our Board President Wally Gundlach is an avid outdoorsman and boater.  Click here to read his account of a trip into the Wolf River, near Pass Christian, Mississippi following the impact of Hurricane Isaac.

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Educators – Sign up for 2012-13 Youth Wetlands Program

CRCL has many partners in its mission of protecting and restoring the Louisiana coast, and one of our favorite groups to team up with is LSU AgCenter’s Youth Wetlands Program.  We strongly encourage educators of elementary, middle and high school … Continue reading

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Needs Volunteers for “Wild Things” Event.

Each year the Friends of Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges, Inc. assist the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with “Wild Things” event celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week.  Last year, “Wild Things” welcomed 4,500 people to the Southeast Louisiana Refuges and Big … Continue reading

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Application Period Open for Coastal Forest Initiative, Public Meetings Scheduled

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana will conduct three informational meetings for interested landowners across coastal Louisiana from July 24-July 31, 2012, to discuss the Coastal Forest Conservation Initiative (CFCI) funded by the state’s Coastal Impact Assistance Program … Continue reading

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Christian Marsh – Be a Part of Louisiana’s Next Restoration Success Story

CRCL is looking for volunteers to plant more than 40,000 plants in Christian Marsh next week.  If you’ve ever wanted to be part of something BIG… this is your chance.  Check out what the Christian Marsh terracing project is all … Continue reading

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Final Draft of the 2012 Coastal Master Plan Approved by CPRA

With a unanimous vote of its members, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) approved the final draft of the 2012 Coastal Master Plan at its March 21, 2012 meeting held at the Louisiana State Archives.  Click here … Continue reading

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Coastal Master Plan 101 Part Four: The Legislative Gauntlet

The 2012 Coastal Master Plan will need the approval of the Louisiana Legislature in order to become CPRA’s official planning document for the future of restoration in Louisiana.  In today’s Coastal Master Plan 101 installment, we examine the road ahead … Continue reading

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Coastal Master Plan 101 Part Three: CRCL’s Take

The 2012 Coastal Master Plan offers a bold vision to turn the tide of coastal land loss in Louisiana.  What are the best parts of this blueprint for coastal restoration… and what should go back to the drawing board?  CRCL … Continue reading

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Coastal Master Plan 101: Part Two – The Draft

In part one of our special report “Coastal Master Plan 101,” we examined the process that created the draft which will soon be in the hands of the legislature.  Today, we will take a closer look at what’s in the … Continue reading

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Coastal Master Plan 101: How the Plan was Built

In the first installment of a four-part series, CRCL takes a closer look at the inner workings of the 2012 Coastal Master Plan for Louisiana.  In part one, find out how the plan came to be and the reasons why … Continue reading

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