Brian Lezina, Division Chief for Planning and Research with the Louisiana Coast Protection and Restoration Authority. Brian currently serves as the Chief of Planning for the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. As such he oversees the development of Louisiana’s Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast; A plan used to guide the state's integrated coastal restoration and protection program. In addition, the Division is responsible for large-scale feasibility studies, project program management (such as BUDMAT, CWPPRA, and the Atchafalaya Basin Program), and the permitting and environmental compliance of restoration projects within the coastal area. Brian’s experience spans over 20 years in coastal wetland and estuarine ecology, restoration planning and regulation, and natural resources management in both state government and academia. He holds a B.Sc. in Wildlife and Fisheries Science from Louisiana State University and a M.Sc. in Coastal Sciences from the University of Southern Mississippi.
The CPRA's mandate is to develop, implement, and enforce a comprehensive coastal protection and restoration Master Plan for Louisiana's coast. Working with federal, state and local political subdivisions, including levee districts, the CPRA is working to establish a safe and sustainable coast that will protect our communities, the nation's critical energy infrastructure and our bountiful natural resources for generations to come.
Join us Friday, February 21th in the Walnut Room at the Petroleum Club.
The AAPL has approved this event for 1 CE credit.
Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen, Inc.
P.O. Box 53491, Lafayette, LA 70505