Welcome to the Louisiana Section of the A&WMA

About Us

The Louisiana Section is one of nearly 140 geographical member units of the Air & Waste Management Association. As such, we plan, organize and present activities that focus on local and regional environmental issues. This includes holding luncheon and dinner meetings, technical seminars, annual conferences, workshops, continuing education courses, and social outings. We publish a newsletter, launch outreach activities and provide funds for scholarships. For more information about the A&WMA, CLICK HERE

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The Louisiana Section holding its May 2016 Dinner Meeting at Middendorf’s in Manchac (Highway 51 at Pass Manchac (Exit 15 off I-55)

Join us for a tour of Southeastern Louisiana University’s Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station before dinner. Dr. Robert Moreau, Ph.D., Manager of Turtle Cove, will give a presentation on the research facility and an overview of environmental programs at Southeastern during the boat tour.

The field trip to Turtle Cove will begin at the Galva Canal Boat Shed in Manchac (about a 5 minute drive from Middendorf’s). The first boat will depart at 4:00 pm and return at 5:30 pm. The second boat will depart at 5:30 pm and return at 7 pm. Each boat is limited to 30 passengers. The dinner meeting is scheduled to begin with a social at 5:30 pm on the deck at Middendorf’s followed by dinner at 6:30 pm. Boiled crawfish and shrimp will be served buffet style.

CLICK HERE for directions to the Turtle Cove Meeting Point

There are three easy ways to register:

Register online with payment by credit card. This is the preferred method of registration. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW

Complete and fax this registration form to (225) 213-1280.

Call Paige Huggins at (225) 987-7369


This website is intended to provide useful information to members and prospective members of the Louisiana Section at the Air & Waste Management Association. Information on upcoming meetings, conferences and the Section’s educational programs and recognition awards are provided.

Input on the site, or ideas for dinner meeting speakers or section activities, is welcomed by the webmaster@la-awma.org

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Mission Statement

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for technology exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach to more than 9000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. A&WMA also promotes global environmental responsibility and increases the effectiveness of organizations to make critical decisions that benefit society.

The Mission of A&WMA is to assist in the professional development and critical environmental decision-making of our members to benefit society.

The core Purpose of A&WMA is to improve environmental knowledge and decisions by providing a neutral forum for exchanging information.