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New Land Off Louisiana Seen from Space

With years of news reports that show how Louisiana’s coastline is disappearing, finally comes good news.  Recent satellite imagery now shows that areas around Wax Lake Outlet and the Atchafalaya River are continuing to grow. 331 more words


Atchafalaya Deltas

The Atchafalaya delta has a twin a few miles to the west that has grown on a man made canal. 37 more words

Winnfield, Louisiana

First timer?  In this formerly once-a-day blog (and now more-or-less a twice a week blog), I have my computer select a random latitude and longitude that puts me somewhere in the continental United States (the lower 48).  1,285 more words

State Requests Oil Spill Fine Money For Barrier Islands, Diversions

State officials with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority are requesting $68 million in oil fine money for barrier island and river diversion projects in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes. 485 more words


Disaster to Come: When The Mississippi Changes Course

In the U.S., we often worry about hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes. But there is another disaster that is just as periodic and even more catastrophic. The slow and steady… 850 more words

Atchafalaya River

The Importance of Doing Nothing

I’ve been told that I do nothing better than anyone else. I usually have a very full schedule. My lunches and evenings are filled with need-to-do-this or need-to-meet-them. 656 more words

November, 2012. Atchafalaya Basin. America's River of Trees

As you drive along the 18.2 mile Atchafalaya Basin Bridge on Interstate 10 between Baton Rouge and Lafayette, an entirely different world suddenly opens up before you. 404 more words

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