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Louisiana: Restored nesting island wildly popular with birds

October 6, 2021

AP News - Restoration of an island in Louisiana’s fragile coastal area is proving wildly popular with the birds it was rebuilt for, their numbers exploding on the recently added land, authorities said Wednesday.

Louisiana’s biggest barrier island restoration project, off Terrebonne Parish, withstands Hurricane Ida

Houma Today, Keith Magill - Louisiana's biggest barrier island restoration project, off the coast of Terrebonne Parish, withstood Hurricane Ida with minimal damage, state officials said.

Terrebonne Basin Barrier Island and Beach Nourishment

Project Overview: This project will restore beach, dune, and marsh habitat within the Terrebonne Basin barrier shoreline system with restoration work on West Belle Headland, Timbalier Island, and Trinity-East Island. The project will create and/or nourish approximately 1,257 acres of…