News Articles Timeline

  • photo of the Courtyard by Marriott in Houma, LA

    January 27, 2016

    2016 State Planning Conference - We invite you to attend the 2016 Annual Planning Conference to be held March 2 - 4 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Houma, Louisiana. Online registration, a draft conference agenda, mobile workshop...
  • Lydia Jemison and Lael Holton in DC

    October 02, 2015

    Fall Leadership, Policy & Advocacy Conference - Chapter President Lydia Jemison and EBR City/Parish planner Lael Holton recently attended the APA Fall Leadership, Policy & Advocacy conference in Washington, D.C. [ Lael wrote a 2-page...
  • Planning on the Edge conference logo

    September 25, 2015

    Upcoming Conference Highlights - Planning on the Edge is the theme for the 2016 State Planning Conference to be held March 2-4 at the Courtyard Marriott in Houma. Updated information is posted on the conference's webpage. - 1/27/...
  • Hurricane Katrina storm damage

    August 04, 2015

    Katrina & Rita +10 - On Friday morning, July 24 seven (one by phone) planners met at UNO for a kickoff meeting to discuss an appropriate format and content for commemorating the decade that has passed since the Katrina...
  • Plan4Health logo; man shopping for fresh vegetables

    August 04, 2015

    Plan4Health - Louisiana - The APA has a new initiative linking planning and land use to health.  The APA in partnership with the American Public Health Association (APHA) has received $3 million in funding from the...
  • Daniel J. Curtin, Jr.

    July 09, 2015

    Daniel J. Curtin Fellowship - The Planning and Law Division (“PLD”) of the APA serves those who seek to understand the diverse legal issues that affect the planning profession. The purpose of the PLD’s Daniel J. Curtin, Jr....
  • LSU Health Baton Rouge

    July 09, 2015

    Plan4Health - After due consideration of the Request for Proposals describing the second round of grant funding for the APA Plan4Health Initiative, a letter of intent was submitted on behalf of the APA LA...
  • lecture

    July 09, 2015

    Planning Commissioner Training - The Louisiana Chapter of the American Planning Association and St. Bernard Parish Planning Commission are co-hosting a Planning Commissioner Workshop on Saturday, August 1, 2015, in Chalmette, LA....
  • Photo of downtown Seattle by Brigette Bernal

    June 02, 2015

    Student Observations from Seattle - In mid April APA members from across the country (and world?) gathered for our organization's National Planning Conference in Seattle. A number of our students from UNO were fortunate to attend and...
  • CPRA Flood Risk and Resilience Viewer

    April 07, 2015

    CPRA Releases Flood Risk and Resilience Viewer - The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has recently launched a new “Flood Risk and Resilience Viewer” which displays information on coastal land change, flood risk, and impacts to...

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