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Melissa Baustian, coastal ecologist at The Water Institute of the Gulf, honored with 2018 Coastal Stewardship Award

May 31, 2018

Baton Rouge, La. (May  2018) – The Waters Institute of the Gulf's Melissa Baustian was one of six recipients of Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana...

Dale Morris, former senior economist with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, joins The Water Institute of the Gulf

May 1, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 1, 2018) – Following decades working at the intersection of water management, science, and policy, former Embassy of the Kingdom...

The Water Institute of the Gulf welcomes two new board members

Apr 3, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (April 3, 2018) – The Water Institute of the Gulf is honored to welcome two exceptional new members to the board of directors ...

Greater New Orleans Foundation announces initial funding for The Water Institute of the Gulf to develop Resilience Lab

Mar 13, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. (March 13, 2018) – For generations, Louisiana has faced strong storms and an ever changing coastline which have periodically disrupte...

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Rethinking the River

Jun 19, 2018

By Alexander S. Kolker, Alyssa M. Dausman, Mead A. Allison, Gary L. Brown, Philip Y. Chu, Kim de Mutsert, Catherine E. Fitzpatrick, Jessica R. Henkel,...

'Louisiana's moment' for coastal restoration, protection: Gov. Edwards

May 31, 2018

"I actually believe this is Louisiana's moment," Gov. John Bel Edwards told those attending the 2018 State of the Coast conference on coastal restorat...

Edwards, Cantrell: No 'single day to waste' to save coast; 'This is Louisiana's moment'

May 30, 2018

Mixing dire warnings about the urgent need for action to save Louisiana's disappearing coast with optimistic statements about the future, Gov. John Be...

Louisiana's State of the Coast Conference gears up

May 30, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Louisiana's future depends on saving as much of the coast as possible, the mayor of New Orleans and the state's governor said Wedne...

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