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Register for Nov. 17 ‘Working With Nature’ Training Series Webinar

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, for Module No. 2 of its Working With Nature training series. Reg...

REMINDER: Register for Oct. 20 ‘Working With Nature' Webinar

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting the first Working With Nature training series webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20. The series focuses o...

LWI Launches Working With Nature Training Series

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is launching the training series Working With Nature, which focuses on nature-based solutions to enhance resilience...

Media Coverage

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BREC wants its parks to be “sponges” for stormwater

BREC is working to ensure its facilities capture as much stormwater as possible, a parks system official says. The system’s work can help demonstrate ...

A Denham Springs neighborhood floods frequently. Government buyouts could help residents leave.

A government buyout program will pay some Denham Springs residents to move away from their flood-prone neighborhood if they choose, potentially freein...

'We are as prepared today for a flood as we ever been': What has been done since 2016 Ouachita Parish floods

Five years ago in March, the Twin Cities were hit with a never before seen flood fall that caused excessive damage to properties throughout the parish...

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