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Council on Watershed Management to Meet on Nov. 8

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Council on Watershed Management will meet on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Baton Rouge. The meeting is open to the public and will begin ...

Louisiana Watershed Initiative Launches Statewide 'Listening Tour'

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Louisiana Watershed Initiative will host a statewide listening tour to gather input from data experts, planning officials and l...

Council on Watershed Management to Meet in Monroe on Sept. 25

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Council on Watershed Management will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 25 in Monroe, Louisiana. Earlier this year, Gov. John Bel Edwards e...

Media Coverage

To see what the news media is saying about the Louisiana Watershed Initiative, click on the following links:
Louisiana Watershed Initiative holding listening meetings

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - What are your public officials doing to prevent flooding? That’s an important question for most people; especially those who...

Louisiana Watershed Initiative hosts statewide 'Listening Tour'

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Louisiana Watershed Initiative has been hosting a statewide listening tour to gather input from data experts, planning official...

Louisiana Watershed brings statewide listening tour to Pineville

NEVILLE, La. (KALB) - In 2016, flood waters impacted more than 145,000 homes throughout Louisiana causing more than $10 billion in damages. That’s why...

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