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Telling the Lower 9 sustainability story. That’s always been a focus since CSED launched in 2006: to highlight the critical nature of our bayou, the challenges we face in crossing the St. Claude Bridge, unprecedented opportunities to rebuild as a carbon neutral community.

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Connect the 9: Bridging St. Claude for All Users

Presentation to New Orleans City Council by University of New Orleans (UNO) students and Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development (CSED) - on making the St. Claude Ave. bridge safer for bicyclists and pedestrians.


The Lower Ninth Ward: Who we are, where we’re going … why it matters

State of recovery and rebuilding in the Lower 9 in 2011.


Industry, Agriculture, Treasure and Abundance: A Sustainable Restoration Plan for the Lower Ninth Ward and Historic Holy Cross

Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation - October 6, 2009


Bring Back the Bayou: UW Madison Water Resources Practicum

UW-Madison practicum on Bayou Bienvenue wetlands restoration - Summer 2007