- Point Blue Conservation Science
is the STRAW Founder and Ambassador, collaborating with many to provide a restoration science education program for K-12 students and teachers. Laurette is also a presenter, writer and teacher. In 1992, her 4th grade students began the Shrimp Project, a project designed to help save an endangered species through restoration and public outreach. The Shrimp Project evolved into the STRAW (Students and Teachers Restoring A Watershed) and is now a program of Point Blue Conservation Science.