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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

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2016 (pdf)

SEA GRANT WORK IN LOUISIANA RESULTED IN*

$68M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

2000

JOBS

17153

FISHERS ADOPT SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE FISHING PRACTICES

6100

ACRES OF COASTAL HABITAT PROTECTED OR RESTORED 

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2018 for work conducted February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018. 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. Jobs = jobs created or sustained as a result of Sea Grant efforts.

Louisiana Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Louisiana Stories and News

Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

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Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

Sea Grant works with coastal communities across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam to improve community resilience to coastal storms. Sea Grant engages in vulnerability assessments, resilience planning and social science initiatives to learn from previous storms and better prepare for future storms.

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.

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