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CPRA Accepting Proposals for Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund

September 12, 2019

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2020 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund until October 18. This year the Partnership Fund has dedicated $1,000,000 in matching funds for projects addressing coastal conservation and restoration…

Louisiana official: State adapting to ‘new normal’ of climate change

September 11, 2019

Louisiana’s top official for coastal issues says state and local officials must learn to live with the “new normal” of climate change. Chip Kline, chairman of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, acknowledged that not everyone agrees human activities…

Committee formed to address flood insurance program

September 10, 2019

The state has formed a new subcommittee to craft a unified approach to addressing issues with the flood insurance, especially in coastal communities.

Funding for North and South Lafourche Levee Districts

September 6, 2019

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday signed an agreement allocating a total of $41.7 million to Lafourche Parish levee districts for storm protection projects.

State to provide $42 million for Lafourche storm protection

September 6, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards has announced more than $42 million of state aid for eight hurricane protection projects in Lafourche Parish.

FY2020 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund Request for Proposals

August 30, 2019

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2020 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund until October 18, 2019.

Money secured to construct Bayou Lafourche pump station

August 30, 2019

State and local agencies signed an agreement on Wednesday that will finance the construction of a $65 million pump station at the head of Bayou Lafourche, improving its water quality and addressing saltwater intrusion at its base.

Financing deal moves along new fresh water pumps for Bayou Lafourche, thirsty downstream communities

August 30, 2019

Officials signed an agreement Wednesday laying out the financing plan for a $65 million expansion of the pumps that supply fresh water to Bayou Lafourche and the more than 300,000 people who rely on it for drinking water.

CPRA exploring private-public partnerships, issues request for 2020 proposals

August 27, 2019

The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is now accepting proposals for its 2020 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund, which provides matching funds for projects addressing coastal needs.

Louisiana Art & Science Museum offers new interdisciplinary programs for 2019-20 school year

August 27, 2019

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum has recently released its 2019-20 "Adventure Planner," a guide for educators seeking to inspire a lifelong love of learning in their students.