July 2015 Louisiana Water Network Convening

We hope you will join us for a gathering of the Louisiana Water Network this Wednesday, July 29th from 11:30-1:15pm at the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Gardens of New Orleans City Park. 

As we transition from the HIWC to the Louisiana Water Network and work together to build a Louisiana Water Economy, we are expanding efforts to discover and highlight Louisiana water leaders, explore the diversity of our competitive water sectors, and showcase statewide initiatives. This month’s water topic is “Ecotourism & Culture,” and we’ll learn about geographically and culturally diverse Louisiana-proud perspectives. See the attached agenda for details.

As always, please come prepared to share a water related news item with the group, and RSVP for a healthy $5 Mediterranean lunch. 

Thanks for all you do to help build Louisiana’s Water Economy!

Steve Picou & Grasshopper Mendoza
Louisiana Water Network


Introductions & Water Roundtable of Current Events

Native Plant of the Month

GNO Water Collaborative Strategic Plan Update

“Ecotourism & Culture” 

Facilitated by Chuck Morse, Director, ConnectWorks


Slow FishGary Granata, Slow Food Governor, Louisiana

Watershed Stories: Jon Soul, Shreveport Science Educator

Brazil/Louisiana: Karen Fernandes, Carlos A. Martenelli

Group Discussion: Ecotourism & Culture as Water Economy Driver

Closing comments



July 29, 2015 at 11:30am - 1:15pm
Garden Study Center in the Botanical Gardens of New Orleans City Park
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