Helen Rose Patterson

Senior Outreach Coordinator, Mississippi River Delta Restoration, National Wildlife Federation

As the Greater New Orleans Outreach Coordinator for Restore the Mississippi River Delta, Helen Rose works to build strong, vocal support for coastal restoration ensuring that funding for restoration is secure and effectively spent. Helen Rose works with leaders in the interfaith community, real estate and civic organizations to develop and execute outreach strategies that build confident advocates for coastal restoration. Helen Rose has worked on Louisiana coastal issues since 2008 and is deeply dedicated to the future of the state. She is a native Mississippian who studied cultural ecology at Bennington College in Vermont. She was an environmental education volunteer in Peace Corps Morocco before coming back south to settle in Louisiana.

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