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Local Nonprofit Leader Honored By White House

A local nonprofit leader will be honored by the White House this week for her work to help make Terrebonne Parish’s bayou communities more resilient in the face of coastal land loss and climate change. 664 more words


Small Stuff #60: Playing in the Mud

Small stuff that I am grateful for today: Playing in the mud.

Bonus: The Refuge team from Northern Illinois University/Immanual Lutheran Church of DeKalb, along with students from Viterbo University and BTNEP, were able to harvest 7,000 marsh plants for a restoration planting tomorrow at the Maratime Ridge in Port Fourchon. 23 more words


Small Stuff #59: Young and Talented

Small stuff that I am grateful for today: Getting the opportunity to hang out with some talented young artists at the Artists Reception for the first Bayou Grace World Wetlands Day Art and Poetry Contest.

Check out the festivities here.


Small Stuff #51: Tenacity and Trees

Small stuff that I am grateful for today: The fact that a bunch of wonderful volunteers from Midland, Michigan decided to roll up their sleeves on their day off from a long week  of rebuilding to help save our quickly eroding landscape. 21 more words


What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been

Some day during the past week marked the one year anniversary of my arrival in Chauvin, LA. I can’t actually recall the specific date. According to my first blog post after arriving here, I said that I had arrived 11 days earlier. 608 more words


Keep Grand Isle Grand

So last weekend I went to Grand Isle with my new co-worker in crime for a volunteer beach clean-up event sponsored by the Barataria Terrebonne National Estuary Program… 221 more words


Renewing Our Commitment to the Gulf Coast Region: How Coastal Erosion Contributes to Poverty

Here is an article that I co-wrote with Courtney Howell, Executive Director of Bayou Grace Community Services, for the Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity… 1,439 more words

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