Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Rebuilding Our Coast


Can Louisiana’s Coast Be Saved?

The state says it can and that it has a plan to protect and restore the imperiled Louisiana coast.

Tune in as experts discuss the planned projects, their costs, and their chances for success.

Watch RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: REBUILDING OUR COAST  Sunday, July 1 at Noon, Sunday, July 29 at 8pm, and Sunday, August 29, 2012 at 8pm. Tune in or click to watch now. 

The conversation continued after the initial broadcast. CLICK HERE to watch more.

The State of Louisiana is finalizing the Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast which will serve as a blueprint for protecting and preserving the Louisiana coast. Learn more about what will be done to stop the loss of our wetlands and barrier islands when coastal experts Dr. Denise Reed, University of New Orleans; Dr. Robert Thomas, Loyola University New Orleans; Mark Davis, Tulane University join WYES Director of Local Initiatives Marcia Kavanaugh to discuss how the Master Plan will impact coastal communities and industries.

Also, check out our web project where you can learn how to become part of the coastal rebuilding effort at http://www.wyes.org/reshapingnola/ .

This web project also offers an opportunity to hear first-hand from those working on restoration plans and projects, and much more.

All photos courtesy of Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act Task Force. 

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