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Coastal Stories

CWPPRA's Personal Reflections Project aims to capture the lives and stories of Louisiana residents who have been stewards of the wetlands. These storytellers open the door into the world of habitat protection and preservation. Though all of them have a unique tale, the Louisiana wetlands have been a part of all of their lives.

I Remember

"I Remember..."

Hear the unique stories from local stewards of Louisiana's coastal wetlands in "I Remember..." - CWPPRA Personal Reflections: Environmental Portraits and Oral Histories of Louisiana's Coastal Wetlands Stakeholders.

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"I Hope..."

Hear what Louisiana's own citizens are hoping for in the future of our coastal wetlands in "I Hope..." - Visions for a Sustainable Future in Coastal Louisiana.

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Special thanks to nature photographer Lane Lefort of Lane Lefort Photography, Marian Brister Martinez of Pleiades Fine Art, Jennifer Abraham Cramer of T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History at the Louisiana State University and Dave Dixon of Adventure Design.

About This Site

The Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act Program web site contains information and links relating to coastal restoration projects in coastal Louisiana. This site is funded by CWPPRA and is maintained by the USGS National Wetlands Research Center.