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The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is a non-profit organization whose mission is to drive bold, science-based action to rebuild Coastal Louisiana through outreach, restoration and advocacy.
Louisiana is losing coastal wetlands at an incredibly fast rate. To combat significant coastal land loss, the state of Louisiana created a Coastal Master Plan for restoration and flood protection in 2007, with updates every five years.
CRCL's Oyster Recycling Program recycles shell from twenty-six New Orleans-based restaurants and uses the shell to restore oyster reefs and shoreline habitat. The first program of its kind in Louisiana has become the largest shell recycling program in the nation.
Louisiana is facing a land loss crisis that will require bold, science-based action by our next senator. In an effort to highlight the importance of this critical issue, CRCL organized a Coastal Issues Forum at Louisiana State University on October 6th.