Getting it Done Together: The Public's Role in Shaping Our Coast's Future
Thursday, June 23, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)
New Orleans, LA
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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When & Where
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.