June 8 - Mat Sanders, LA SAFE

Jun 04, 2017  weclomes Mat Sanders, resilience program and policy administrator for the State of Louisiana’s Office of Community Development (OCD). The state has received a $92.6M award in conjunction with the HUD-funded National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC), including a $40M award to support its resilience policy framework, Louisiana’s Strategic Adaptations for Future Environments (LA SAFE), and a $48.3M award to resettle the Isle de Jean Charles community in Terrebonne Parish. Mathew was the state’s project team lead for the NDRC application and currently leads the development of the two awarded projects.

March 30 - Val Marmillion - Fighting Coastal Erosion from the Front Lines

Mar 17, 2017

America's WETLAND is one of the largest and most productive expanses of coastal wetlands in North America. This valuable landscape extending along Louisiana's coast is disappearing at a rate of 25 square miles per year.  ..