CPRA meets with public ahead of 2023 Coastal Master Plan reveal

Published 4:00 am Saturday, November 19, 2022

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) along with Restore the Mississippi River Delta and several local partners has hosted a series of community conversations ahead of the 2023 Coastal Master Plan’s official release in early January 2023.
The meetings in November and December will be an opportunity for communities across the coast to engage directly with the Coastal Master Plan team.

The next scheduled meeting is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 30 at the Clarion Inn Conference Center, located at 1500 Louisiana 30 W. in Gonzales. More dates will be announced.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Discussion on how CPRA is addressing challenges facing specific regions
  • Near-term regional projects considered for the 2023 Draft Coastal Master Plan
  • What a future without action looks like across the coast and in specific region
  • Review of draft 2023 plan regional and coastwide maps
  • Demonstration of the updated beta version of the Master Plan Data Viewer (interactive)

There will be an open house and complimentary dinner, beginning at 6 p.m., followed by a short presentation and longer discussion at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will include an interactive demonstration of the updated Master Plan Data Viewer which is being developed along with the plan.

The dates and locations for the first set of meetings are listed below. Please register via Eventbrite for a meeting near you. For more information on the 2023 Coastal Master Plan, please visit https://coastal.la.gov/our-plan/2023-coastal-master-plan/ or contact masterplan@la.gov.