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Register for May 18 ‘Working With Nature’ Webinar

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, for Module No. 7 of its Working With Nature training series. The ...

Register for April 21 ‘Working With Nature’ Webinar

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 21, for Module No. 6 of its Working With Nature training series. The...

Gov. Edwards Announces PRO Louisiana Workforce Development Program

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards launched a workforce development program of the Louisiana Watershed Initiative that will create a workforce skilled in pr...

Media Coverage

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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...

‘Phenomenal’ response so far to voluntary buyout program, mayor tells City Council

Denham Springs city leaders have seen a “phenomenal” response to a voluntary buyout program that aims to reduce future flood risks by turning flood-pr...

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