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State Accepting Applications for Scott Buyout Program in Lafayette Parish

The state is accepting applications from property owners in the Priority 1 zone of the voluntary Scott Buyout Program. The Priority 1 application dead...

Register for July 27 ‘Working With Nature’ Webinar

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, for Module No. 9 of its Working With Nature training series. Thi...

Register for June 15 ‘Working With Nature’ Webinar

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, for Module No. 8 of its Working With Nature training series. The...

Media Coverage

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Scott Buyout Program: State is now accepting applications from Priority 1 zone

LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. (KLFY) – The state is now accepting applications from property owners in the Priority 1 zone of the voluntary Scott Buyout Progr...

Federal funds to help train Louisiana disaster recovery, mitigation workforce

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative has launched a new workforce development program focused on disaster recovery and mitigation professions, with the ...

New workforce development program will focus on disaster resilience

Gov. John Bel Edwards is launching a workforce development program, PRO Louisiana, as part of the Louisiana Watershed Initiative that will create a wo...

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