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May 09, 2018, 10:05 ET New Breed of Coastal Restoration Solutions Launched

Where stands of bald cypress once gave definition to swamps of the lower Mississippi Delta, officials from the State of Louisiana and Terrebonne...


Sep 23, 2011, 11:00 ET America's WETLAND Volunteers Plant "Floating Islands" to Save Louisiana's Native American Lands From Disappearing

Hundreds of volunteers helped launch 187 "floating islands" in a demonstration project of new technology to protect the area south of Houma,...


Aug 29, 2011, 12:31 ET National Poll: Vast Majority Supports Federal Investment to Protect America's Energy Coast Ecosystem

A new national poll shows 91% of Americans believe the Gulf Coast is vital to the nation's economy and domestic energy security and the U.S. should...


Jun 23, 2011, 02:47 ET Ducks Unlimited CEO H. Dale Hall Joins Board Of America's WETLAND Foundation

H. Dale Hall, CEO of Ducks Unlimited Inc. and former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has joined the board of directors of the...


Apr 14, 2011, 07:01 ET Statement by America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) on Legislation Introduced in Congress by Senators Landrieu and Vitter

The introduction today by Senators Landrieu and Vitter of "RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act of 2011" represents an important milestone in securing...


Feb 15, 2011, 11:00 ET Vulnerable Communities Seek Resiliency in Wake of a Degrading Gulf Coast

The America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) announced the "Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities: Envisioning the Future of America's Energy Coast" (BRRC)...


Sep 21, 2010, 11:00 ET Diverse Coastal Interests Release Recommendations to Sustain Gulf Region in Aftermath of Oil Spill

Representatives of the America's Energy Coast (AEC) initiative of the America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) today released recommendations to Congress...


Aug 10, 2010, 12:15 ET International Forum on World's Great Deltas to Convene in New Orleans

The inaugural meeting of the World Delta Dialogues, an international forum bringing together coastal leaders and scientists from across the globe,...


Jun 09, 2010, 12:44 ET Diverse Gulf Coast Interests Back Federal Legislation to Accelerate Offshore Revenue Sharing, Expedite Grants to States

The America's Energy Coast group is calling for Congress to accelerate immediately the sharing of offshore oil and gas revenues with producing states ...