• THANK YOU for sharing your ideas at LA SAFE Public Meetings. Here’s what’s next!

    LA SAFE Public Meetings — You shared. We listened. The momentum is building! Let’s continue to work together to co-design your community plans for coastal adaptation Thank you for your interest and participation in the LA SAFE planning initiative and public meetings. We have exciting news we want to share with you, our community of […]

  • An Island In Louisiana’s Bayou Is Vanishing, And Its Residents Are Fleeing To Higher Ground

    Featured in www.wbur.org By Peter O’Dowd Since the middle of the last century more than 90 percent of Isle de Jean Charles has dissolved into the southern Louisiana bayou. The island, which is connected to the outside world by a road that’s known to flood in perfect weather, is home to a tribe of Native Americans […]

  • Residents list priorities during land loss meetings

    Featured in Houma Today By Garrett Ohlmeyer and Dan Boudreaux / Staff Writers Fishing opportunities, education, creating jobs and economic growth continue to be major priorities at community meetings focused on adapting to land loss across Terrebonne and Lafourche. The meetings are part of Louisiana Safe, or LA SAFE, a state initiative to create plans […]

  • Louisiana House approves 50-year Coastal Master Plan; here’s what’s included

    Featured in The Advocate By Faimon A. Roberts III The Louisiana House unanimously approved the state’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan on Friday, paving the way for the latest five-year revision of the plan to go into effect. The Senate approved the plan last month. Both chambers also approved the 2018 coastal annual plan, which is both […]