Louisiana Economic Developmentlast updated: December 2013
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Related Success Stories for Louisiana Economic Development
- American Heritage Rivers Initiative
- American Heritage Rivers, designated by the President, are engaged in community-driven, public-private partnerships to protect and sustain their environments, economies, and local heritage.
- Appalachian Mountain Club Maine Woods Initiative
- The AMC's Maine Woods Initiative is a strategy for land conservation that integrates habitat protection, recreation, education, and sustainable forestry in the 100-Mile Wilderness region of Maine.
- Atlantic Station Redevelopment
- Innovative Smart Growth practices alleviate air pollution and foster development that combats sprawl and supports economic development.
- Community Floodplain Buyout Partnership
- Missouri watershed project used to buyout more than 100 frequently flooded residences and businesses in Piedmont. In their place are a park and a hiking trail.
- Defense Mapping Agency Center/National Imagery and Mapping Agency
- Formerly used Defense site is being restored for economic development and conservation of significant wetland areas.
- Envision Utah
- Envision Utah, an unparalleled public-private partnership, educates citizens about urban growth and methods for maintaining quality of life and natural beauty.
- Evolution of the Maui Invasive Species Committee (MISC)
- Maui Invasive Species Committee, an informal private-county-state-federal partnership, works to prevent serious alien plant and animal invasions threatening Haleakala National Park.
- Indian Creek Restoration/City Center Revitalization
- Caldwell’s downtown revitalization plan uses restoration of Indian Creek as the catalyst for a sustainable community with ecological integrity and economic vitality.
- Kaskaskia Watershed Association, Inc.
- Federal, State and local partners joined together to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for restoration and management of the Kaskaskia River watershed.
- Lewiston Initiates Community Investment with Bates Mill Redevelopment
- The City of Lewiston, Maine cleaned up and redeveloped a former textile mill using U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields funding. Existing structures were conserved.
- McKenzie Creek Watershed Project
- The project consists of voluntary acquisition of frequently flooded properties in the City of Piedmont and development of a habitat enhancing greenway.
- Nebraska Partnership for All-Bird Conservation
- Partners promote coordinated & voluntary land stewardship that will conserve, improve, and expand habitat for all bird species in Nebraska.
- Soap Lake Science and Community Collaborative
- Science and education are bridging environmental goals and community economic development interests for the benefit of a unique natural resource.
- Southern Appalachian Elk Restoration
- Restoration of elk to its historic eastern range is underway in the southern Appalachians, with elk populations in Kentucky now exceeding 5,550.
- Trout Pond
- The Trust for Public Land and its partners created a 2,660-acre community forest in Freedom, New Hampshire.
- Upper Klamath Basin Working Group
- A community stakeholder group created by Senator Mark O. Hatfield in 1996 to develop consensus solutions to complex agricultural and endangered species issues associated with water allocations.
- White Mountain Apache Tribe
- The White Mountain Apache Tribe has created innovative strategies for balancing economic development and resource conservation.
- Woodlands Trail and Park, Inc.
- As an American Heritage Rivers “Keystone” projects for Louisiana, Woodlands Trail and Park, Inc. is uniting the river communities of Orleans and Plaquemines Parish with a series of greenways.