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Louisiana Sea Grant achieved college status in 1978 and is based at Louisiana State University. Their mission is to promote stewardship of Louisiana's coastal resources through a combination of research, education and outreach.

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Louisiana Sea Grant By the Numbers (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN LOUISIANA RESULTED IN*

$6.6M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

1600

FISHERS ADOPT SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE FISHING PRACTICES

100000

ACRES OF COASTAL HABITAT PROTECTED OR RESTORED

21000

K-12 STUDENTS REACHED 

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2017 for work conducted February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education efforts.

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Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts on Flood Insurance

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Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts on Flood Insurance

Sea Grant programs in the Gulf of Mexico and Georgia help communities better understand how to create a Program for Public Information (PPI) and earn outreach points under the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System (CRS). Points earned through the CRS help improve a community's rating and can lead to discounted flood insurance premiums.

Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

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Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, NOAA, universities partner to advance understanding of iconic species

A team of university and government scientists, selected by an expert review panel convened by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, will conduct an independent study to estimate the number of red snapper in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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