"These tours are a fine chance to see country you may never get to see again -- unless you help to save it."
- Roy Blount, Jr.
Kayak New Orleans Wetlands
Experience the beauty of cypress tupelo forests while learning about their importance to Louisiana
Barataria and Plaquemines Motor Boat Tours
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 Apr. 18, 2013
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WWNO To Examine Coastal Land Loss In New Series
Rising sea levels threaten communities on every American coastline, but none more so than Louisiana’s Gulf Coast, where every hour a football field’s worth of marsh disappears. On Monday May 13, WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio, will begin a series of features examining the causes of the vanishing coast, the impact on the state and [...]
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Coastal restoration efforts complicated by lack of plan for Mississippi River
Originally posted on May 14th, 2013. View the original post here. Consider this: It’s spring 2025 and Louisiana officials are preparing to open three diversions on the lower Mississippi River so fresh water and sediment can reach wetlands struggling to stay ahead of sea level rise. But the river has dropped to a record low, and [...]
LSU study: Damaged minnow shows BP oil seeping into coastal food chain
Originally posted on April 30th, 2013. View the original post here. A minnow considered the canary in Louisiana’s coastal ecosystem can’t shake the hydrocarbon cough it picked up when BPs oil started washing ashore three years ago. Recent studies on new generations of the Gulf killifish, a marsh minnow diagnosed with signs of oil poisoning in 2010, [...]
Survey: Americans nationwide willing to shell out personally to save our coast
Originally posted on April 24th, 2013. View the original post here. A Louisiana native who was raised in Independence, Petrolia said the idea for the survey came to him after seeing a growing number of “America’s Wetland” bumper stickers. They’re circulated by the America’s Wetland Foundation, the Louisiana civic group whose mission is alerting the nation [...]