Friday, April 17th, The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, held its 20th annual Coastal Stewardship Awards.
Janet Rhodus, founder of Launch Leeville, Non-Profit, was recognized for her advocating and coastal restoration efforts on behalf of Leeville. She received the distinguished, Coastal Stewardship Award, along with Terrebonne Parish resident, Captain Wendy Billiot. Captain Billiot was recognized for her restoration efforts and the children’s book, “Before the Saltwater Came.”
Also pictured, is Dr. Oliver Houck. A professor, prolific author, and coastal champion since the 1970’s.
Former Louisiana Senator, Mary Landrieu, also received the Distinguished Achievement Award.