David Muth

David Muth

10.28.2016 | By David Muth

David Muth is a New Orleans native who has spent a lifetime in the Mississippi River Delta and on the Louisiana coast studying its geology, ecology, plants, wildlife, history and culture. He is an authority on the birds of coastal Louisiana, having served as president of the Louisiana Ornithological Society, Chairman of the Louisiana Bird Records Committee, Regional Editor for North American Birds and Louisiana Editor for the National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count. He worked for 30 years with …

Cynthia Duet

10.28.2016 | By Cynthia Duet

Cynthia is the Deputy Director of Audubon Louisiana. She interacts with government agencies, Louisiana legislators and congressional staffers, and coastal landowners and stakeholders to advance coastal policy, funding, and project implementation. A former deputy director of the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities, Cynthia has nearly 20 years of Louisiana-specific experience in coastal policy development, strategic coastal planning, and environmental project management and education. She is the policy and legislative analyst for Audubon’s state office and also serves as the …

John Lopez

10.28.2016 | By John Lopez

A physical scientist, John has been the director of LPBF’s Coastal Sustainability Program which conducts coastal restoration and research since 2005. Born in New Orleans, he holds a Masters in Geology from the University of Southern California and a Ph.D. in Applied Science and Engineering from the University of New Orleans. He worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Project Management for the Coastal Restoration Branch including assignments with the Coastal Wetlands, Planning Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) …

Steve Cochran

10.28.2016 | By Steve Cochran

Steve’s primary role is as director of the 5-group coalition, Restore the Mississippi River Delta. A critical element of that work is to restore the natural function of the Mississippi River – in essence reconnecting the river to the delta it created. This restoration is an essential step in protecting and restoring the coast of south Louisiana and addressing the needs and health of the area’s diverse communities and economy. Steve also leads EDF’s work to apply efforts learned in …

Kimberly Davis Reyher

10.26.2016 | By Kimberly Davis Reyher

Kim joined CRCL as Executive Director in June 2014 after 13 years with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), where she served as Fisheries Program Director. In that capacity, she advanced strategies to promote fisheries sustainability through engagement on seafood supply and demand working with fisheries around the world and influential players in the seafood industry. Kim co-led the development of a $29 million tuna management project with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, led the International Smart Gear Competition …