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  • Officer Election Results badge

    September 15, 2016

    Officer Election Results 2016 - The APA 2016 consolidated elections results have been received. Please join us in congratulating our incoming Executive Committee and Section Officers. New faces are highlighted in green....
  • August 22, 2016

    FEMA Flood Data - Preliminary flood depth grid and other data relevant to the August 2016 flooding in south Louisiana has been released by FEMA and is available for online viewing and raw data download. These are...
  • 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...

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