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Renee Collini named inaugural director of the Gulf Center for Equitable Climate Resilience

Mar 27, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. (March 27, 2023) – Renee Collini, Ph.D., former coastal climate resilience specialist with Mississippi State University and Sea Grant...

The Water Institute congratulates Nick Howes for his promotion to Analytics, Computing, and Technology Manager

Feb 9, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 9, 2023) – Nick Howes was recently promoted to the position of The Water Institute’s Analytics, Computing, and Technology (ACT)...

Congratulations to Louisiana CPRA on the release of the 2023 Draft Coastal Master Plan

Jan 11, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. (Jan. 11, 2023) – The Water Institute joins our partners in congratulating Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority o...

“Measuring What Matters” summit brings together national leaders for discussions around providing more comprehensive and equitable evaluation of infrastructure benefits

Nov 30, 2022

BATON ROUGE, La. (Nov. 30, 2022) – Hundreds of national leaders, scientists, academics and stakeholders are participating today in the “Measuring What...

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Shelter from the Storm

Mar 8, 2023

Southwestern Pennsylvania boasts many attractions, but its weather usually isn’t one of them. In fact, a longstanding population trend is the annual e...

Sea-Level Toolkit: New Guide Helps Planners Prepare

Feb 7, 2023

High-tide flooding, as seen here in Miami, is among the effects influenced by sea level rise that coastal managers must prepare for. Image credit: B13...

The Pod with Justin Ehrenwerth

Nov 18, 2022

Justin R. Ehrenwerth was appointed the second President and CEO of The Water Institute of the Gulf in January 2017. Prior to joining the Institute, Eh...

Living the Dream: I Predict & Prevent Natural Disasters: Colleen McHugh, Senior Adaptation Planner

Nov 8, 2022

The best part of my job is working closely with public sector partners and community stakeholders who are doing the direct work of policymaking and pr...

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