Stewardship of Water Resources
The Stewardship of Water Resources program area focuses on building the capacity for stewardship of water resources locally in Louisiana and nationally throughout the US.
Living with Water Program: Redefining Louisiana’s Relationship to Water
The Living with Water Program will be based on the understanding that water and related infrastructure and ecosystems shape communities, and that water scarcity, access and management are all related.
Managing Louisiana’s Water Wealth
Louisiana, a state with exceptional water wealth, has historically taken that wealth for granted. As a result of the changing environmental climate in Louisiana, the United States and the World, a key aspect of the Institute’s mission is to contribute to Louisiana’s shift toward sustainability by illuminating the state’s water laws and by fostering laws and policies that promote better water stewardship..
Coastal Restoration, Protection and Conservation
The objective of the Coastal Restoration, Protection and Conservation program area is to spur the creation of improved water policies in Louisiana. This includes expanding the existing Stakeholder Atlas of Coastal Louisiana and initiating the creation of a Coastal Land Trust.
Outreach and Education
The Institute's expansive Outreach and Education efforts include partnerships with a wide array of organizations, lectures series and symposia, and classes offered at Tulane Law School.