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Louisiana Watershed Initiative to Host Best Practices Summit on Feb. 19

BATON ROUGE, La. ‒ The Louisiana Watershed Initiative will host a summit featuring experts in floodplain and water management at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. ...

Council on Watershed Management to Meet on Jan. 30

The Council on Watershed Management will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 30 in Baton Rouge. The meeting will be held at the following location: House Commit...

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 ...

Media Coverage

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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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