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November 2020 (1)
11/23: Louisiana Trustees Approve $234.6 Million to Restore Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats and Birds [ Louisiana , Publication ]

September 2020 (1)
09/29: Louisiana Trustees Approve Almost $215 Million to Restore Ridge and Marsh Habitat [ Louisiana , Publication ]

August 2020 (5)
08/28: Report: Comparing Ways We Sample Life in Louisiana Estuaries to Better Monitor Their Health [ Louisiana , Publication ]
08/19: Louisiana Draft Restoration Plan for Birds and Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitat [ Louisiana , Publication ]
08/11: September 9 Louisiana Annual Public Meeting Webinar [ Louisiana ]
08/05: Almost $12 Million in New Coastal Monitoring Funding Approved in Louisiana [ Louisiana ]
08/04: Louisiana Trustees Approve Four Projects to Restore Oysters and Marine Mammals [ Louisiana , Publication ]

July 2020 (2)
07/20: Louisiana Trustees Approve Massive 1,200-acre Marsh Restoration Project in Barataria Basin [ Louisiana , Publication ]
07/10: Louisiana Approves Supplemental Plan for Cypremort State Park Improvements Project [ Louisiana , Publication ]

June 2020 (3)
06/24: Join the Trustees for their Annual Public Meeting Webinar July 16 [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Alabama , Florida , Louisiana , Mississippi , Texas , Publication ]
06/10: Rescued from Deepwater Horizon, a Resilient Native Returns to Queen Bess Island [ Louisiana ]
06/01: Hundreds of Restoration Activity Reports, 2019 Annual Financials Available [ Trustee Council , Alabama , Florida , Mississippi , Louisiana , Texas , Open Ocean , Regionwide , Publication ]

April 2020 (8)
04/24: Louisiana Trustees Initiate Restoration Plan #7 for Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats and Birds [ Louisiana ]
04/20: 10 Years After Deepwater Horizon: Projects Implemented in Multiple Locations [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama , Florida , Texas ]
04/20: 10 Years After Deepwater Horizon: Projects Utilizing Multiple Funding Sources [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama , Florida , Texas ]
04/20: 10 Years After Deepwater Horizon: Projects that Benefit Multiple Types of Resources [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama , Florida , Texas ]
04/20: 10 Years after Deepwater Horizon: A Statement from the​ Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustee Council [ Trustee Council , Regionwide , Open Ocean , Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama , Florida , Texas ]
04/17: Louisiana Trustees Release Draft Supplement Restoration Plan for Cypremort State Park Improvements Project [ Louisiana , Publication ]
04/10: Louisiana Approves Plan to Restore and Conserve Wetlands, Coastal and Nearshore Habitats [ Louisiana , Publication ]
04/03: New Report Charts Adaptive Management Vision for Louisiana Coastal Restoration [ Louisiana , Publication ]

March 2020 (3)
03/31: Louisiana Trustees Approve Final Changes to Two Recreational Use Projects [ Louisiana , Publication ]
03/20: Draft Plan to Restore Marine Mammals and Oysters Open for Public Comment [ Louisiana , Publication ]
03/20: Draft Plan for Design of Barataria Marsh Creation Project Open for Comment [ Louisiana , Publication ]

February 2020 (3)
02/26: Louisiana Area Trustees Release Final Restoration Plan for Rabbit Island and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve [ Louisiana , Publication ]
02/14: Queen Bess Island Restored in Time for Nesting Season [ Louisiana ]
02/13: Notice of Intent to Supplement a Louisiana Area Restoration Plan [ Louisiana ]

January 2020 (2)
01/31: Louisiana Trustees Propose Changes to Point-Aux-Chenes Small Boat Launch Project [ Louisiana , Publication ]
01/24: Louisiana Approves Funding for a Programmatic Monitoring and Adaptive Management Strategy [ Louisiana ]

December 2019 (3)
12/20: Louisiana Trustees Propose Changes to Wetlands Center Project [ Louisiana , Publication ]
12/20: Draft Plan to Restore and Conserve Wetlands, Coastal and Nearshore Habitats Released [ Louisiana , Publication ]
12/18: Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Asking for Restoration Ideas [ Louisiana ]

November 2019 (2)
11/20: Draft Restoration Plan for Louisiana's Rabbit Island and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park Released [ Louisiana , Publication ]
11/04: Restoration of Queen Bess Island’s Critical Brown Pelican Habitat Underway [ Louisiana ]

October 2019 (3)
10/30: Louisiana Trustees Initiate Restoration Plan #3.3 for Large-scale Barataria Marsh Creation [ Louisiana ]
10/18: Louisiana Restoration Area's Lake Borgne and Spanish Pass Draft Plan Released [ Louisiana ]
10/17: Presentation From Louisiana Annual Meeting Webinar Now Available [ Louisiana ]

August 2019 (2)
08/15: Join Louisiana Trustees for Annual Meeting Webinar September 26 [ Louisiana ]
08/02: Louisiana Trustees Initiate Restoration Plan #6 for Wetlands, Coastal and Nearshore Habitats [ Louisiana ]

July 2019 (2)
07/19: Changes to Louisiana’s Lake Charles Science Center Project Now Final [ Louisiana ]
07/17: Louisiana Trustees Initiate Restoration Plan #5 for Oysters and Marine Mammals [ Louisiana ]

June 2019 (1)
06/07: Submit Your Ideas for Restoration in Louisiana [ Louisiana ]

April 2019 (1)
04/19: Louisiana Draft Plan Proposes Changes to Lake Charles Science Center Project [ Louisiana ]

March 2019 (2)
03/16: Notice of Intent to Draft Restoration Plan in Louisiana [ Louisiana ]
03/13: Louisiana Trustees Release Final Restoration Plan for Queen Bess Island [ Louisiana ]

December 2018 (1)
12/21: Public Meeting Update: Louisiana Draft Restoration Plan for Queen Bess Island [ Louisiana ]

October 2018 (1)
10/31: Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Considering Changes to the Lake Charles Science Center and Educational Complex [ Louisiana ]

September 2018 (2)
09/21: Louisiana Trustees Release Funds to Support Monitoring of Fish and Marine Mammal Research [ Louisiana ]
09/11: Island Restoration Project Expected to Play Key Role in Future of Brown Pelican [ Louisiana ]

August 2018 (1)
08/01: Pre-construction Monitoring Activities Kick Off on North Breton Island Louisiana [ Louisiana ]

July 2018 (2)
07/18: Louisiana Trustees Release Final Restoration Plan #4 for Recreational Use and Nutrient Reduction [ Louisiana ]
07/18: Louisiana Trustees Release Final Restoration Plan #2 to Restore Lost Recreational Opportunities [ Louisiana ]

June 2018 (3)
06/22: Notice of Intent to Draft Restoration Plan in Louisiana [ Louisiana ]
06/21: June 26: Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group Annual Meeting [ Louisiana ]
06/19: Louisiana Trustees Release Additional funds for Projects in First Restoration Plan [ Louisiana ]

May 2018 (1)
05/11: Louisiana Trustees Respond to Public Comment, Propose Modifications to Elmer’s Island Access Project [ Louisiana ]

April 2018 (1)
04/17: Louisiana Trustees Release Fourth Draft Restoration Plan, Focusing on Recreational Use and Nutrient Reduction [ Louisiana ]

March 2018 (1)
03/20: Louisiana Trustees Finalize Barataria Strategic Restoration Plan [ Louisiana ]

January 2018 (1)
01/16: January 17 Louisiana Trustees' Public Meeting Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather [ Louisiana ]