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March 18-20, 2014    •    New Orleans, LA    •    Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

About the Conference

The State of the Coast 2014 conference will consist of three full days of presentations by leading experts in concurrent sessions, keynote presentations, poster sessions, and networking opportunities. The State of the Coast 2014 conference will be attended by more than 900 scientists, land owners/managers, federal and state agency personnel, local officials, industry and business leaders, resource users, and interested citizens.

SOC 2014 is the 3rd Biennial Conference of the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL).

About CRCL

CRCL is Louisiana’s longest-standing, statewide organization dedicated to coastal restoration, and is made up of thousands of people with many points of view, including business leaders, scientists, boaters, land owners, fishermen, sportsmen, and volunteers. For the past 25 years, CRCL has united various stakeholders under the common mission of protecting and restoring a sustainable coastal Louisiana. We work with local, state, and Federal governments to develop and implement large-scale restoration plans and programs. CRCL is a champion for sound policies and established science. Our workshops and conferences create forums for innovative projects and strategies to restore coastal Louisiana. CRCL advocates for robust and defendable scientific practices and coastal policies that build land and preserve the Louisiana way of life on our coast.