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Charles Allen

Charles Allen

Charles Allen is the Community Engagement Director for the Gulf Coast at the National Audubon Society, where the entire focus of his work on diversity, equity and inclusion by enhancing Audubon’s reach to underrepresented communities in the Gulf Coast region.

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Louisiana’s shrinking wetlands puts communities and cultures at risk | Charles Allen

By: - May 11, 2021

Last year, I had the opportunity to board a small plane and fly over Louisiana’s coast. Taking off from the New Orleans Lakefront Airport, recognizable landmarks like the Louisiana Superdome quickly faded into the background, and in only 20-30 minutes, we were flying over open water. We often hear that our wetlands are vanishing, but […]