Final Program for CNREP 2013
The LSU Center for Natural Resource Economics Policy (CNREP) is a
research and extension cooperative that fosters the interaction of
socioeconomic professionals to address natural resource management
challenges in Louisiana and the nation. The Center currently has 27
active members from 8 institutions across the southeastern U.S. The
center’s current activities, funded at $10.1 million over the past 6
years by 43 public and private sources outside the University, has led
to the emergence of CNREP as a primary source of socioeconomic
expertise for state and federal agencies in the Gulf coast. Every
three years, CNREP holds a national conference to coordinate the
activities of resource economists and policy professionals working on
coastal issues. The CNREP forum is the primary venue in the southern US
for coastal researchers to network with social science peers from
academia, state and federal agencies, NGOs and the private sector.
Examples of the merging session topics for the CNREP 2013 conference
• Ecosystem services: valuation methods and applications for coastal restoration
• Assessing and prioritizing coastal restoration projects
• Access and use of coastal land and waters for commercial and recreational uses
• Legal mechanisms to ensure sustainable development in coastal areas
• Economic recovery in the wake of natural and man-made disasters
Additional information about the triennial CNREP conferences of 2004,
2007 and 2010 is available at the links in the menu bar to the left.
Previous/Current Conference Partners and Sponsors:
The donors to CNREP conferences are environmental consulting firms,
non-governmental organizations, and state and federal agencies.
Examples of donors from previous CNREP conferences include: Coastal
Wetland Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act; Louisiana Coastal
Protection and Restoration Authority; SERA 30 Southern Natural Resource
Economics Committee; Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; The Shaw
Group; Arcadis; C.H. Fenstermaker, HNTB Inc.; Tetra Tech; National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Farm Foundation; USGS National
Wetland Research Center, Northern Gulf Institute, and U.S. Department
of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. The current
partners and sponsors for CNREP 2013 include:
Premier Partner ($5000)
Highest level of support. Prominent logo placement in conference
program, website, and recognition at events. Opportunity to underwrite
special sessions, meals, or receptions.
Logo placement in conference program, website, and events. Opportunity
to co-sponsor special sessions, meals, or receptions.
Exhibitor ($1000) Includes logo placement and recognition in conference program.
Supporter ($500) Includes recognition in conference program.
Rex H. Caffey, Professor and Director
LSU Center for Natural Resource Economics & Policy http://www.cnrep.lsu.edu/cooperators/Caffey.htm
Richard F. Kazmierczak, Jr.
Professor of Resource Economics
LSU Center for Natural Resource Economics & Policy http://www.cnrep.lsu.edu/cooperators/Kazmierczak.htm