4/26/2016
Outdoors writer for the Times-Picayune, Todd Masson, writes a number of articles on the state of Louisiana's fisheries, both commercial and recreational. In these articles, he talks about the effect of Mississippi River diversions on fishing, as well as the effects already seen on speckled trout by the opening of the Bonnet Carre spillway.  read the article »
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After years of hard work and dedication from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the planted whooping crane population in Jefferson Davis Parish has finally resulted in two cranes making a nest and hatching two chicks. This marks the first hatching of whooping cranes in Louisiana since 1939. read the article »
Six years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, many parts of the surrounding coast and many species that live in the area are still being affected. read the article »
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