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Sustaining Resilience Between Disaster: A Talk by Craig E. Colten on August 26th

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Moreauville Crevasse

Join us on Tuesday, August 26th at 5:30 pm in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall for “Lessons Learned, Lessons Lost: Sustaining Resilience Between Disasters in Louisiana,” a talk by Craig E. Colten, Ph.D. This free program is presented in association with the CWPPRA coastal wetlands traveling exhibition, “I Remember: An Art Show of Environmental Significance.” Craig E. Colten is the Carl O. Sauer Professor of Geography at LSU, and the Director of Human Dimensions at The Water Institute of the Gulf.

August and September 2014 mark the 9th anniversary of the landfall of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Image: Moreauville Crevasse, c. 1927. Mississippi River Flood of 1927 Album, Mss. 4373, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU, BR, La.

 

 

 

 

 

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One comment on “Sustaining Resilience Between Disaster: A Talk by Craig E. Colten on August 26th
  1. Paula D. says:

    That is an incredible photograph! I am very much looking forward to the talk!

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