Decision Support and Science Communication

  • Helping Louisiana Sea Grant develop new options for connecting the expertise of its agents with the academic community and local residents. Developing training and outreach offerings for scientists that help them share their work with diverse audiences. 2014-present.
  • Guided website text revamp and development of climate change adaptation best practice manual. Louisiana State University Coastal Sustainability Studio. 2013.
  • Wrote white paper on behalf of 60 member science and policy team, "Integrating Social Science into Gulf Coast Restoration." Oxfam America and the Nature Conservancy. 2013.
  • Wrote "Achieving Resilience in Coastal Communities: Resources and Recommendations." National Wildlife Federation. 2013.
  • Wrote Louisiana's 2012 Coastal Master Plan. Guided the state's use of multi-stakeholder decision making, structuring step-wise agendas for a Framework Development Team that met monthly for two years. Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. 2012.
  • Wrote "Mississippi River Delta Science and Engineering Special Team Report: Answering Ten Fundamental Questions About the Mississippi River Delta." Restore the Mississippi River Delta. 2012.
  • Developed website text and planning materials. The Water Institute of the Gulf. 2012.
  • Wrote "Saving America's Wetland: Annual Report on Progress Made and Future Challenges." The Louisiana Governor's Advisory Committee on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation. 2002-2007, 2010.
  • Edited research deliverables. Louisiana Applied Oil Spill Research and Development Program. 1994-2009.
  • Wrote Louisiana's Comprehensive Plan for a Sustainable Coast. Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. 2007.
  • Wrote Louisiana's Annual Coastal Protection and Restoration Plan. Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Planning Authority. 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2009.
  • Wrote "The Case for CWPPRA: A Report to Congress." Louisiana Department of Natural Resources. 2003.
  • Wrote "Louisiana Gulf Shoreline Restoration Science Report." Louisiana Department of Natural Resources. 2003.
  • Wrote "Using Science to Solve Real Problems." Louisiana Applied Oil Spill Research and Development Program Summary. 2000.
  • Wrote "Coastal Louisiana: The Unified Vision." Governor's Office of Coastal Activities and the Department of Natural Resources. 1996.

Other Negotiated Texts

  • Editor of "Do Not Tear Up My Earth: Women's Voices in Louisiana's Grassroots Environmental Movement." 2004-2008.
  • Wrote "No Time to Lose." Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana. 1999.
  • Wrote "Course Correction: Designing a Sustainable Vision for the Mississippi River Corridor." Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, 1997.
  • Wrote "Saving Our Good Earth: A Call to Action." Barataria Terrebonne National Estuary Program. 1995.
  • Wrote "CoastWatchers Guide." Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana. 1995.
  • Wrote "Citizens' Guide to the Louisiana Wetlands." Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund. 1995.
  • Wrote "Making the Case for Justice: How Toxic Tort Litigation Affects Families." American University: Symposium on Gender, Family, and Change, Developments in the Legal Regulation of Family Life. 1994.
  • Wrote "The Louisiana Legislative Briefing Book." First and Second Editions, Louisiana Environmental Action Network. 1992, 1994.

Strategic Planning and Outreach

  • Developed funding proposals for supporting green energy policy in Louisiana. Alliance for Affordable Energy. 2005-2010.
  • Developed strategic plan governing expansion of research institute's second phase start-up. Tulane Institute for Water Resources, Law, and Policy. 2008-2009.
  • Developed and administered models for brownfields redevelopment programs. Cities of New Orleans, Gretna, and Westwego. 1995-2004.
  • Explored options for supporting sustainability in small businesses. Ford Foundation. 1998-2000.