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Getting it Done Together: The Public's Role in Shaping Our Coast's Future

Delta Discussion Group & the Urban Conservancy

Thursday, June 23, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)

New Orleans, LA

Getting it Done Together: The Public's Role in Shaping Our...

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Please join us at the Playhouse at Longue Vue House and Gardens,

7 Bamboo Road from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on June 23.

We will enjoy refreshments beginning at 5:00 PM. 

Update @ NOON, 6/23: We have only 8 seats left!   Please register now to secure your seat.

We highly encourage you to carpool, parking is very limited.

 

This free public forum details current and upcoming opportunities for public input in four critical, longterm state and federal processes that will define the future of Louisiana's coast.  

The panel, research, handouts and question and answer period will prepare concerned coastal citizens with consolidated, practical information required to participate in the following:


LOUISIANA'S 2012 MASTER PLAN  

Leslie Suazo, Office of Coastal Protection & Restoration

NATURAL RESOURCE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT

Mark Davis, Tulane Institute on Water Resources Law & Policy

CRITICAL LEGISLATION FOR COASTAL RESTORATION

Amanda Moore, National Wildlife Federation

GULF OF MEXICO ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION TASK FORCE CITIZEN ADVISORY COUNCIL

Cynthia Sarthou, Gulf Restoration Network


And, Scott P. Milroy, Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, presents:

"Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) contamination within the Mississippi Sound: preliminary analyses of bioaccumulation, routes of exposure, and the implications on seafood safety."

 

Questions? Please call the Urban Conservancy at 504-561-7484 or

email Petra Marar, Delta Discussion Group Coordinator, at petra.h.marar@gmail.com.

 

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Longue Vue House & Gardens
7 Bamboo Road
New Orleans, LA 70124

Thursday, June 23, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)


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Delta Discussion Group & the Urban Conservancy

The Delta Discussion Group (formerly the Delta Working Group) is a multi-stakeholder forum and discussion that initially met in New Orleans on May 25, 2010 to brief on the status and impacts of the BP Oil Drilling Disaster, and what a comprehensive strategy of response must include.

For summaries, reports and videos of previous discussions, visit: http://www.urbanconservancy.org/issues/bp-drilling-disaster

The Urban Conservancy is a New Orleans-based nonprofit organization founded in 2001 and dedicated to research, education and advocacy related to sustainable land use and local economies.

http://www.urbanconservancy.org/

 

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