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Restoration Center

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Each year in Louisiana, tens of thousands of acres of wetlands are lost through subsidence, erosion and die-offs. When CWPPRA was signed into law, legislators acknowledged the tremendous challenges facing the State of Louisiana because of coastal erosion and wetlands loss. The RC is one of several federal and state agencies that administer funds and provide expertise for broadscale ecosystem-wide restoration projects to stem habitat losses.

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Restoration Center ~ Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Albums

construction scene
Atchafalaya Sediment Delivery Project


shoreline
Big Island Mining Project


pier and boat
Black Bayou Hydrologic Restoration


people planting grass
Chandeleur Islands Restoration Project


boat
East Timbalier Island Restoration Project


aerial photo of shoreline
Lake Chapeau Sediment Input and Hydrologic Restoration Project

construction scene
Lake Salvador Shoreline Protection Demonstration
Project

spillpipe and water
Myrtle Grove Freshwater Diversion Project


construction scene
Point au Fer Hydrologic Restoration Project



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September 30, 2009