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  • Louisiana Swipe Map of August 2016 flooded areas by ESRI

    August 19, 2016

    NOAA Imagery of Flooded Areas - Lynn Dupont has forwarded a link to a mapping application prepared by ESRI's Disaster Response Program utilizing recent imagery provided by NOAA's Remote Sensing Division. This is available for all...
  • Abatement of flood-damaged drywall.

    August 18, 2016

    2016 Louisiana Flood #2 - As the flood waters from torrential rains recede from south Louisiana, thousands are affected and in need of assistance. Numerous tip sheets and FAQs are circulating. Below are links to a few....
  • Stephen Villavaso, FAICP, J.D. - headshot

    August 09, 2016

    Legal Lessons - Have you received your August issue of Planning? Among interesting articles about climate-induced relocations in Alaska (comparable to our own Isle de St. Jean Charles), about successful habitat...
  • pilot program for AICP Certification

    August 02, 2016

    AICP Candidate Pilot Program Proposed - The APA Louisiana and the AICP Commission requests your help in providing and soliciting feedback on a proposed AICP Candidate Pilot Program that will foster students’ and other emerging...
  • Evening view of the Capitol dome in Washington, D.C.

    July 21, 2016

    Policy & Advocacy Conference Scholarship - Washington, D.C. | Sept. 18-20, 2016 The APA Fall Policy and Advocacy Conference is a competitive merit-based scholarship in the form of reimbursable expenses for the purposes of accompanying the...
  • Your Vote Counts badge

    May 05, 2016

    APA-AICP Elections 2016 - Chapter and Division Leadership Elections The Louisiana Chapter and most APA divisions are inviting nominations for leadership positions. Chapter or division leadership is a great way to...
  • group photo of UNO students in Phoenix

    April 18, 2016

    Student Report from Phoenix - PHOENIX,AZ - The Crescent City Shapers, the University of New Orleans’ student organization for planning and urban studies students, represented UNO and the state of Louisiana by traveling to...
  • Looking out at the Phoenix Convention Center with the historic St. Mary’s Basilica (dedicated in 1881) in the foreground, April 2016.

    April 11, 2016

    Notes from Phoenix - Before we get back into our routines after attending the APA National Planning Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, I want to share some thoughts.  We couldn’t have picked an environment more...
  • The night skyline of San Diego, CA

    March 28, 2016

    Report from San Diego - Chapter Presidents Council Meeting - During February, former Louisiana Chapter President Stephen Villavaso, FAICP, J.D. attended the Executive Committee winter meeting of the Chapter Presidents Council held in San Diego. "It was amazing...
  • Conference attendees enjoy conversation as they await lunch preceding the awards ceremony.

    March 07, 2016

    Conference 2016 Recap - Well, our 2016 Annual State Planning Conference in Houma is now history and it seemed to me that a good time was enjoyed by all who attended. We heard encouraging words from U.S. Congressman Garrett...

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