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The four-day Marsh Dawgs camp for a dozen high school 4-H junior leaders from St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes is modeled after Marsh Maneuvers, a state-wide coastal stewardship camp hosted by Louisiana Sea Grant and the LSU AgCenter for the last three decades. Created by Dominique Seibert, a Louisiana Sea Grant and AgCenter marine extension […]

It was 86 degrees in Baton Rouge on July 1, 1968 – cooler than usual. The median monthly income of a family in the United states was $719. A woman’s haircut cost $2.15. Gasoline averaged 34 cents per gallon. And with initial funding of $198,000 from the federal government, the Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) College […]

Ecological Society of America convenes in New Orleans Aug. 5 BATON ROUGE – Robert Twilley, a distinguished professor in the LSU Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences in the LSU College of the Coast & Environment and the executive director of the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, is a leading national expert in coastal deltaic […]

It’s said that Sea Grant programs are built on a three-legged stool. Louisiana Sea Grant was established in 1968 with the first leg – research. Extension, the second leg, came along in 1973 with the hiring of the first Marine Extension agent. The third leg – K-12 education – formally became part of the program […]

New Orleans Native Named Knauss Finalist

July 12th, 2018 by mdufour

Hollis Jones has been named a 2019 Knauss Fellowship finalist. The New Orleans native was nominated for the fellowship by the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program. “The Knauss fellowship is one of Sea Grant’s flagship programs. Every class of Knauss fellows continues to raise the bar, and the 2019 finalists are no exception,” said Jonathan […]

Students from Louisiana State University, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Nicholls State University, Tulane University, the University of New Orleans, the Episcopal School of Baton Rouge and LUMCON won awards for their research presentations and posters at State of the Coast 2018. Each of the 12 students received $350. Winners in the undergraduate student […]

It was 86 degrees in Baton Rouge on July 1, 1968 – cooler than usual. The median monthly income of a family in the United states was $719. A woman’s haircut cost $2.15. Gasoline averaged 34 cents per gallon. And with initial funding of $198,000 from the federal government, the Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) College […]

In Memory of Elizabeth Coleman

June 5th, 2018 by mdufour

Elizabeth Benton Coleman Becker May 2, 1941 – May 20, 2018 Elizabeth Benton Coleman Becker died at her residence in Baton Rouge on May 20, 2018, at the age of 77. She had served as communications director with Louisiana Sea Grant for 25 years. She was born on May 2, 1941, in Minden, La., and […]