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CSS Receives Grant Support from Foundation for Louisiana

The Foundation for Louisiana awarded to the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS) a $10,000 grant in support of the August 16-18, 2017, Louisiana Community Resilience Institute Recovery and Resilience Workshop on behalf of elected officials from Louisiana communities impacted by August 2016 flooding. The following workshop participants will develop and...

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CSS Research Faculty Traci Birch on UNO team that Recieves Oil Spill Grant Through Louisiana’s RESTORE Act Center of Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Traci Birch who is a co-PI on a multi-university project called, “From Adapting in Place to Adaptive Migration:  Designing and Facilitating an Equitable Relocation Strategy”. The project will evaluate populations in Terrebonne Parish to identify the opportunities and challenges in designing a relocation policy that retains traditional communities...

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Helping LA Communities Achieve Long Term Flood Resilience

March 15-17, 2017, the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio (CSS) hosted the Louisiana Community Resilience Institute (LCRI) Recovery and Resiliency Workshop in Alexandria, Louisiana, on behalf of five elected officials from Louisiana communities flooded during the spring of 2016.  In preparation for the event, CSS worked directly with each official to...

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CSS Presentations at the State of the Coast Conference

June 1-3 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the CSS will be presenting several talks at the State of the Coast (SOC) Conference. The Conference is the “largest state-wide conference of its kind providing an interdisciplinary forum to exchange timely and relevant information on the dynamic conditions of Louisiana’s coastal communities, environment,...

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CSS Hosts First Annual Louisiana Community Resilience Institute

In partnership with Louisiana Sea Grant and the Kresge foundation, the Coastal Sustainability Studio recently hosted the first Louisiana Community Resilience Institute on April 14-15, 2016 at LSU.  The Institute brought together six mayors from Louisiana, and six nationally-renowned planning, urban design, coastal science, hazard mitigation, development, and engineering professionals. The goal of the...

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