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LaNERR: Presentations

LaNERR: Presentations

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LaNERR Orientation

Orientation of LaNERR

Orientation to the Site Evaluation Committee
What is the National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) System and What are Benefits of a NERR in Louisiana



LaNERR Charge to the Site Development CommitteeCharge to the Site Development Committee

Activities of the Pre-Designation Process
Follow-up to Orientation Presentation including background info and questions answered by Louisiana Sea Grant Executive Director, Robert Twilley, Ph.D.



Presentation of Criteria, Information and RecommendationsCriteria, Information and Recommendations

Presentation of Criteria, Information and Recommendations
Updated maps for Site Development Committee – aligning pre-screening site criteria questions to maps and data

  • View a PDF of the presentation (to be posted)



LaNERR Site Development Committee meeting #4SDC Meeting #4

Site Development Committee Meeting #4 
The key objectives of the meeting were to provide an overview of Site Development Committee member voting on the six Estuarine Zones, discuss plans to move from the first to second draft of the Site Selection Criteria and the charge to the Site Criteria Subcommittee, review example candidate sites (core and buffer areas), and discuss next steps for formalizing Proposal Teams and developing Phase I Candidate Site Proposals.



Public Webinars

Louisiana Sea Grant hosted two public webinars on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020, to provide information on the what the NERR system is and what it can do for Louisiana. Audiences were encouraged to ask questions directly to Sea Grant and NOAA.