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RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana awards third round of grants

Jun 24, 2024

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 24, 2024) – Today, the RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana (LA-COE) announced the third round of two-year grants to ...

The Water Institute board appoints new officers during March meeting

Apr 11, 2024

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 11, 2024) The Water Institute welcomes new board chairman Merritt Lane succeeding long-time chairman Kevin Reilly Jr. who will...

Updates from The Water Institute: April 9, 2024

Apr 9, 2024

The Water Institute is an independent, non-profit, applied research institution advancing science and developing integrated methods to solve complex e...

Register now for the Policy Forum on Nature-Based Solutions, Feb. 7-8

Feb 1, 2024

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 1, 2024) – Virtual registration is open for the Network for Engineering with Nature and the National Academy of Sciences' Gulf ...

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Chandeleur Islands to be submerged in 20 years if restoration efforts fall short, experts say

Jul 9, 2024

Launching from a harbor in Biloxi, a handful of Louisiana-based restoration groups headed south for the Chandeleur Islands on Wednesday. The Louisiana...

Where seas are rising at alarming speeds

Apr 29, 2024

As sea levels rise, experts say, there are many cities with outdated and overmatched infrastructure systems. “Storm water flooding is getting worse an...

On Our Watch Episode 29: Renee Collini of The Water Institute

Mar 27, 2024

Up next on “On Our Watch: A podcast about coastal erosion in Louisiana” is the Institute’s Renee Collini, director of the Gulf Center for Equitable Cl...

On Our Watch

Mar 13, 2024

A new “On Our Watch” episode is out featuring the Institute’s Jessica Henkel, Deputy Director to the Chief Scientist/Director of the RESTORE Act Cente...

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