The lessons of Katrina and the obstacles to a sustainable Gulf coast. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/08/27/hurricane-harvey-katrina-lessons-louisiana-215543
BECAUSE LIFE HAPPENS AT THE WATER'S EDGE Collaboration is key to addressing coastal challenges The challenges facing the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem are many and complex. In Louisiana, we face a land loss crisis threatening our economy, culture, and the continued existence of our communities. In coastal Texas, our partners are working hard to conserve … Continue reading Volume VI – An update from The Water Institute of the Gulf
Our favorite time of year has finally arrived - National Farmers Market Week! National Farmers Market Week is Here! Our favorite time of year has finally arrived - National Farmers Market Week! This annual event, sponsored by the USDA, highlights the important role farmers markets play in our nation's food system. And we invite you … Continue reading Celebrate National Farmers Market Week!
CRS is the National Flood Insurance Program to lower flood insurance rates in cities and counties. Communities can learn more about developing a Program for Public Information Website offers communities help navigating Program for Public Information process under CRS A new website is available to help communities better understand how to create a Program for … Continue reading Website helps communities plan flood risk outreach
Retail Business News Retail is on the Rise Chasing Your Re-Tail We’ve heard you loud and clear. You LOVE hearing about all the new developments in Vermilion Parish. Well, we do too! But, with all the new development in the retail sector, we want to make sure our new entrepreneurs aren’t chasing their tails. This … Continue reading Chasing Your Re-Tail
Job opening at National Academy of Science in Gulf Research Program. View this email in your browser Gulf Research Program July 28, 2017 GRP Hiring Senior Financial and Administration Officer The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has an opening for a Senior Financial and Administration Officer to direct … Continue reading GRP hiring Senior Financial and Administration Officer
State of the Coast May 30 - June 1, 2018: Call for Session Proposals Deadline: September 11, 2017 The 5th Biennial State of the Coast Conference (SOC18) will be held May 30- June 1, 2018 in New Orleans, LA. SOC18 is the largest state-wide conference of its kind providing an interdisciplinary forum to exchange timely … Continue reading State of the Coast: Call for Session Proposals
Gulf Research Program July 24, 2017 Don’t miss the Aug. 2-3 oil spill rapid response workshop Join the Gulf Research Program and the National Academies’ Health and Medicine Division on August 2-3 to explore key research needs and other opportunities to improve public health rapid response during major offshore oil spills. Register today to participate … Continue reading Don’t miss the Aug. 2-3 oil spill rapid response workshop
Only 3 more days until the inaugural Louisiana Sustainable Agriculture Working Group event! View this email in your browser Don't miss out! Register now! The Acadiana Food Alliance is proud to present the inaugural LaSAWG Conference this Thursday, July 27, 2017! The day will begin with a local farm tour, followed by lunch provided by … Continue reading Register NOW for LaSAWG 2017! Happening THIS THURSDAY!
News from The Waterways Journal and Your Digital Edition The Waterways Journal Newsletter – July 24 Edition View this email in your browser View Digital Edition OUR JULY 24 DIGITAL EDITION IS LIVE! IN THIS ISSUE: Port Of Corpus Christi Poised For Explosive Growth - The port is set to get a new oil dock, … Continue reading Inland Marine News