"Jaw-dropping, spine-tingling, breath-taking, eye-opening,
consciousness-raising -- heart-breaking.
Gorgeous and devastating."
- Eric Overmyer, Producer of 'Treme'
Lost Lands provides educational field trips tailored to your group’s interests.
For Sightseers & Kayakers
Experience the beauty of cypress tupelo forests while learning about their importance to Louisiana
For Those Involved in the Issue
See dolphins, countless bird species, and remnants of the historic forests of Louisiana.
Since the 1930s levees on the river and canals dredged for oil, gas and shipping have destroyed half of Louisiana’s coastal wetlands – some 2000 square miles. We’re still losing that precious habitat at the rate of 12 to 16 square miles each year.
Posted on Aug. 10, 2015
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Originally posted on The Lens on March 18th, 2015. View original post here. On Monday, BP released a statement claiming the environment of the northern Gulf of Mexico had returned its “baseline condition” five years after its Deepwater Horizon disaster pumped more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf off Louisiana’s coast. But on […]
Losing Ground: Louisiana’s Moon Shot
This story is second in a two-part series on Louisiana’s rapidly disappearing coastline. View the project here. AS BRIG. GEN DUKE DELUCA WRAPPED up his 32-year career with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in August, he contemplated the key to Louisiana’s massive, 50-year, $50 billion effort to prevent the southeastern portion of the state […]