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LaNERR: Town Hall Meetings

LaNERR: Town Hall Meetings

The search for a National Estuarine Research Reserve in Louisiana wants to involve you!

The LaNERR Site Development Committee will be hosting a series of Town Hall Meetings to provide information on three alternative sites that have been proposed: Atchafalaya Basin, Barataria Basin, and Pontchartrain Basin. Town Hall meetings have been organized (virtual attendance only) for each of the three alternative sites. See the schedule summary that describes three time and date opportunities available for each alternative site. Webinar links are specific to each of the Town Hall Meetings and are provided below the schedule summary.

Virtual Attendance Only by using the Webinar Links provided below. Registration is required when you click on the respective Town Hall Meeting webinar link.

Town Hall Schedule:

UPDATE: The LaNERR Site Development Committee has decided to cancel the upcoming Town Hall Meetings scheduled for September due to Hurricane Ida recovery efforts in Louisiana. At this time we do not know when the meetings will be rescheduled. We encourage you to sign up for the e-mail listserv to stay informed of updates.

Atchafalaya Basin Site:
Barataria Basin Site:
Pontchartrain Basin Site:

Agenda for Each Town Hall Meeting:

    1. What is a National Estuarine Research Reserve System – Kristin Ransom, NOAA
    2. Introduction to LaNERR Process – Robert Twilley, Professor, LSU
    3. Presentation by the specific LaNERR Alternative Site Team.
    4. Public Q&A
    5. Adjourn