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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

Four years after deepwater horizon a lot of the damage in this part of Louisiana comes in what you don’t see–and what you don’t see here is a lot of Cat Island. The island was once a vibrant place full…

April 22, 2014

Louisiana Highway 1, or just LA-1, is the longest continuous road in the state, running from the northeast corner down to Grand Isle. One particular stretch of it poses a particular challenge: as coastal erosion and sea level rise continue…

April 22, 2014

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

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