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CPRA and TLCD Announce Houma Navigation Canal Lock Complex Moving to Phase 2 Construction

February 21, 2024

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District (TLCD) are pleased to announce that the Houma Navigation Canal (HNC) Lock Complex project is moving into Phase 2 construction. TLCD awarded the construction…

Glenn Ledet Jr. Joins CPRA as Executive Director

February 14, 2024

BATON ROUGE, LA – Following his appointment by Gov. Jeff Landry on January 31, Glenn Ledet Jr. began his role as the new executive director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) today. Prior to accepting his new role…

Gov. Jeff Landry Announces New Appointments at Press Conference at Nicholls State University

February 1, 2024

BATON ROUGE, La. – Today, on Nicholls State University campus, Governor Jeff Landry announced that Gordy Dove will be the Chairman of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Glenn Ledet Jr. PE will be the Executive Director of CPRA,…

CPRA Announces 2024 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund Award Recipients

January 29, 2024

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) today announced recipients of its 2024 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund awards. The Partnership Fund is an annual funding opportunity that delivers on-the-ground restoration while also increasing collaboration with…

2023 Year in Review

December 29, 2023

In 2023, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority brought some of the largest, most transformational projects in history to life across our coast. The past year saw the completion of eight projects, valued at $227 million, and the beginning…

USACE’S Mark Wingate Presented R. King Milling Distinguished Coastal Service Award

December 13, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. – Today, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board (CPRA) presented the R. King Milling Distinguished Coastal Service Award to Mark Wingate, Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans…

DRAFT Fiscal Year 2025 Annual Plan Available for Review

December 13, 2023

BATON ROUGE, LA – Today, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released a draft version of the agency’s annual spending plan for Fiscal Year 2025, which runs from July 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025. The plan is the…

Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group 2023 Annual Update Posted

October 19, 2023

https://youtu.be/WyBz62fc79Y?si=BDCz3y0mMUYN8mgR BATON ROUGE, La. - The Deepwater Horizon Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has posted a video recording of its 2023 Annual Update. This update serves as the Trustees’ annual meeting. The video includes information about the current status of funding and the…

Endangered Sea Turtles and Bird Populations Flourish on Louisiana’s Disappearing Chandeleur Islands

September 13, 2023

BATON ROUGE, La. - Officials from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced successful hatchings of the endangered Kemp’s ridley sea…

Gov. Edwards, CPRA Break Ground on Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

August 10, 2023

BELLE CHASSE, La.  – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards joined the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), as well as several federal and state leaders, to officially break ground and begin construction on the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. The…

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