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Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan exhibit travels to Pointe Coupee Parish

January 15, 2019

BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is touring its Coastal Master Plan informational display in Louisiana libraries.  The exhibit features maps, diagrams and before-and-after pictures to demonstrate how the CPRA is making a difference in…

$36 million Lost Lake marsh creation project completed: Gov. Edwards

January 7, 2019

The completion of a $36 million project to restore and nourish wetlands on the northern edges of Lost Lake in Terrebonne Parish was announced Friday (Jan. 4) by Gov. John Bel Edwards.

Louisiana to receive $161.4 million for Terrebonne Basin Barrier Island System

November 19, 2018

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announced an award of $161.4 million from The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to fund Louisiana projects that support restoration of the Terrebonne Basin barrier…

CPRA Soliciting New Project Ideas for Development of the 2023 Coastal Master Plan

September 18, 2018

The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting project ideas that Louisiana citizens, governmental bodies and concerned organizations would like to see evaluated and considered for possible inclusion in the next Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast…

CPRA selected by NAS to host Gulf Research Program Science Policy Fellowship recipient

September 17, 2018

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) was selected by the prestigious National Academies of Sciences (NAS) Engineering and Medicine to host a one-year Gulf Research Program Science Policy Fellowship recipient.  “Through a competitive process that took into consideration…

CPRA launches traveling exhibit in Louisiana libraries

September 14, 2018

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced today that it is launching a traveling informational display to libraries around the state. The exhibit features maps, diagrams and before-and-after pictures to demonstrate how the CPRA is making a difference…

CPRA Extends Deadline for Receiving Statements of Interest and Qualifications for Outcome-Based Performance Contracts

August 24, 2018

Baton Rouge, La. - The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is extending the deadline for its Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for an Outcome Based Performance Contracting project. An addendum issued today extends the deadline…