January 13, 2021
foz8live.com, John Snell - CAMERON, La. - NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Restoration work has begun on Rabbit Island in Cameron Parish, the only brown pelican colony in Southwest Louisiana. The $16.4 million project is funded with settlement money from from…
December 14, 2020
nola.com, Mark Schleifstein - Louisiana has kicked off an effort to identify part of its coastline that can be added to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s coastwide National Estuary Research Reserve program.
December 2, 2020
dailycomet.com, Keith Magill - A dangerous spot along Island Road in southeastern Terrebonne Parish frequented by roadside anglers now has new public piers and an upgraded boat launch.
November 24, 2020
wafb.com, Rachael Thomas - BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Louisiana has been approved for $234.6 million in funding as part of the settlement from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill for coastal restoration projects in Plaquemines and Terrebonne parishes.
November 19, 2020
dredgingtoday.com, Zlatan Hrvacevic- The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday announced the creation of the Sustainable Rivers Program (SRP) Atchafalaya River Project.
October 23, 2020
nola.com, Mark Schleifstein - Restoration projects along Louisiana’s coastline were mostly spared by the record six-pack of hurricanes that have threatened the state so far this year, including Category 4 Laura and Category 2 Delta, which slammed into the southwestern…
October 5, 2020
nola.com, Tristan Baurick - The state is undertaking two “record-breaking” restoration projects aimed at reviving 7 square miles of coastal habitat and bolstering natural storm defenses east of New Orleans and near Venice in lower Plaquemines Parish.
October 1, 2020
wbrz.com, Associated Press - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana will get nearly $215 million in BP oil spill money for two projects planned to restore more than 4,600 acres of marsh and other habitat in the New Orleans area,…
September 15, 2020
humatoday.com, Dan Boudreaux - The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority will be holding four meetings in the coming months to get the opinions of oyster farmers who lease state lands on the Oyster Lease Acquisition and Compensation Program.
August 16, 2020
nola.com, Mark Schleifstein - Almost 2 square miles of new marsh will be built in the upper Barataria Basin in Jefferson Parish using sediment dredged from the Mississippi River just over 5 miles away, officials with the state Coastal Protection…