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Dr. Craig McLain, LUMCON (2019)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-12-16

Duration: 00:43:01

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium | Environment | Scientific research


  • McClain, Craig Speaker


A speech by Craig McClain before the Baton Rouge Press Club on December 16, 2019. Dr. McClain is the executive director of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, known as LUMCON. He discusses: their location in southern Terrebonne Parish; their mission; their role as the marine lab for all of the colleges and universities in Louisiana; their research; their marine operations and maritime vessels; the plans for the Houma Maritime Campus and Blue Works initiative; and the plans for their new Marine Operations Center. He also answers questions from the audience.