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Four CSAP Projects Announced

March 26th, 2020 by mdufour

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is continuing its commitment to the Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP). This program provides support for master’s students involved in research relevant to Louisiana coastal protection efforts. This collaboration offers the dual benefit of engaging students in CPRA activities while providing for potential recruitment of qualified personnel. […]

Asian carp, both bighead and silver carp, have been on the rise in Louisiana since the 1980s. They have moved into the Mississippi River and our bayous disrupting the local aquatic environment. However, Chef Philippe Parola is finding a way for our fishy nemesis to move into our bellies. Indigenous to Asia, this invasive species […]

CSAP Students, Projects Announced

February 24th, 2020 by mdufour

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is continuing its commitment to the Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP). This program provides support for Master of Science students involved in science or engineering research relevant to Louisiana coastal protection efforts. This collaboration offers the dual benefit of engaging students in CPRA activities while providing for […]

BATON ROUGE, La. (Feb. 5, 2020) – The Water Institute of the Gulf is honored to welcome three exceptional new members to the board of directors – Dr. Gerry Galloway Jr., Christy Brown and Dr. Efi Foufoula-Georgiou. The Institute is also excited to announce that Dr. Robert Twilley, executive director of the Louisiana Sea Grant […]

Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) is continuing to fund relevant research projects that address information gaps for coastal Louisiana communities and deal with our connection to water – from the  Mississippi River to the coastal estuaries. For the 2020-2022 omnibus cycle, LSG will fund three integrated research teams and three core research projects. Below is a […]

Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit 2020

January 21st, 2020 by mdufour

Commercial fishermen, dock owners and processors will have the opportunity to learn about issues facing their industry at the Louisiana Fisheries Forward Summit, Wednesday, March 11 at the Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Admission is free, but advance registration is required for those wanting lunch. This expo is the state’s premier commercial fishing and […]

BATON ROUGE, LA – Today, Louisiana’s Seafood Future released a report that summarizes a year of outreach to the Louisiana seafood industry. The report’s findings draw on public meetings with and surveys completed by seafood industry members in the last year. Governor John Bel Edwards spurred this effort in early 2018, when he asked the […]

LaDIA Faculty Fellows Selected

October 2nd, 2019 by mdufour

Louisiana Sea Grant has selected 15 tenure-track faculty from six university campuses as 2019 LaDIA Fellows. Louisiana Discovery-Integration-Applications (LaDIA) Fellows receive training from experts in science communication and outreach, while broadening their knowledge of coastal concerns. The new LaDIA Fellows are: Kelly Boyle, University of New Orleans (UNO) Ignatius Cahyanto, University of Louisiana at Lafayette […]