Press Releases

Watershed Council Approves $100M Design Support Program, $100M Funding Opportunity for Flood Mitigation Projects

Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards is announcing the state will dedicate $100 million in federal funds to a Design Support Program for 28 flood mitigation p...

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...

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...

Register for March 16 ‘Working With Nature’ Webinar

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, for Module No. 5 of its Working With Nature training series. Th...

Register for Feb. 16 Webinar of ‘Working With Nature’ Training Series

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, for Module No. 4 of its Working With Nature training series. The...

State Accepting Applications for Spring Park Buyout Program in Denham Springs

The state is accepting buyout applications from Spring Park property owners and residents in the Priority 1 zone of the Denham Springs neighborhood. T...

Register for Dec. 15 Webinar of ‘Working With Nature’ Training Series

The Louisiana Watershed Initiative is hosting a webinar at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, for Module No. 3 of its Working With Nature training series. The...

State Accepting Applications for Victoria Acres Buyout Program in Vermilion Parish

The state is accepting buyout applications from Victoria Acres property owners and residents in the designated Priority 1 zone of the Vermilion Parish...