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Louisiana Earth Day 2014

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Sunday, April 27, 2014
Downtown Baton Rouge
Noon – 8:30 PM
(Children’s & Education Activities close at 5 PM)

The CPRA is proud to participate in Louisiana Earth Day. Join us this Sunday, April 27 for a fun-filled day of great food, free exhibits, live music, and hands-on activities for all ages.

Look for the CPRA at the Wetlands Tent — number 11 on the map — located across from Vegan Village at the corner of North Blvd. and North 5th Street. We’ll be on-site until 5 PM.

In the News

If opponents of the sediment diversions in the 2012 Master Plan for the Coast ever write a book about their struggles, they might want to borrow the title from Shakespeare: “Much Ado About Nothing.” That’s because the Coastal Protection and Restoration…

April 22, 2014

A new study is asking policy makers to expand their thinking about the costs and benefits of two coastal restoration techniques: diverting sediment and freshwater from rivers versus creating marshes primarily through dredging.

April 21, 2014

A group of U.S. pension funds, including those for public employees in Louisiana, Maryland and Texas, filed suits in federal court in Texas on Friday that accuse BP of making public statements about the Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill…

April 21, 2014

The lower Mississippi River should carry enough sand during the next six centuries to supply the needs of sediment-capturing diversions proposed for Louisiana to rebuild wetlands, according to a scientific letter published online Sunday in Nature Geoscience.

April 20, 2014

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