BATON ROUGE, La (BPROUD) ––– The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is launching a series of public meetings about its 2023 Master Plan at the East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library on Tuesday night.

At the meeting, they will also discuss the fiscal year 2024 annual plan and the 2024 Atchafalaya Basin Program annual plan. The public meetings provide an opportunity for the public to give their feedback on the plan.

There are a total of four meetings across the state:

Baton Rouge:

January 31, 2023

East Baton Rouge Parish Library

9200 Bluebonnet Boulevard


February 2, 2023

Houma Municipal Auditorium

880 Verret Street

New Orleans:

February 7, 2023

University Center Auditorium

University of New Orleans

2000 Lakeshore Drive

Lake Charles:

February 16, 2023

Burton Coliseum Complex

7001 Gulf Highway

The meetings start as an open house at 3:30 p.m., with the public hearing going from 5:30–7:30 p.m. You can submit a comment and read the 100-page draft master plan here.