Civic Action

Flood Protection

Track MR-GO Restoration Effortsimage

This Army Corps of Engineers website is designed to help the public track restoration efforts in the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet ecosystem. moreThe site includes information related to the de-authorization and closure of the former navigation channel, as well as development of ecosystem restoration plans. less

Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisianaimage

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is a non-profit advocacy organization whose mission is the protection and restoration of a sustainable coastal Louisiana. moreThe Coalition works to facilitate and fund actual restoration activity and aims to raise awareness and educate others about the importance of preserving and restoring coastal Louisiana. less

Losing Louisiana: Sinking land and rising Gulfimage

The Times Picayune features this three-part series on the future of the Gulf Coast, including interactive graphics demonstrating subsidence and rising sea levels&#46

NOLA Environmental: Corps Hurricane Protection Projectsimage

This Corps of Engineers website is designed to give the public easier access to plans for building a more robust hurricane flood reduction system in southeast Louisiana&#46 The site focuses on environmental impacts of the projects that are part of the process of building the “100-year defense system” over the next several years&#46

America's Wetlands and Youimage

This video explains why you should care about Louisiana’s disappearing coastline.

Army Corps Of Engineersimage

General information: (504) 862-2201.

Corps of Engineers Flood Risk Mapsimage

These Army Corps of Engineers maps show where flooding can be expected to occur — and to what depths — in different sections of the New Orleans area during future hurricanes.

Last Chance: Louisiana's Disappearing Coastlineimage

This three-part series in the Times Picayune documents Louisiana’s disappearing coastline and the struggle to save it. moreRead stories and view an interactive graphic documenting the rise and disappearance of Southeast Louisiana. less

Images of Wetlands Loss

These graphics from the Times Picayune show wetlands loss resulting from hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authorityimage

The CPRA is the authority that will focus on comprehensive coastal restoration efforts.


Levees&#46Org is your source for information about levees and flood protection in New Orleans and nationwide. moreLevees&#46org supports an investigation into the levee failures and seeks to raise awareness and encourage public action. less

America's Wetlandimage

The Campaign to Save Coastal Louisiana is raising awareness of the impact of Louisiana’s wetland loss and increase support for efforts to conserve and save coastal Louisiana.

How New Orleans Floodedimage

An animated graphic tracking the flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.
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