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Restoring the Lower 9th Ward: A Resilient Vision for New Orleans

5/4/2012 // By Aislinn Maestas

This post was written by Amanda Moore, NWF’s Coastal Louisiana Organizer in New Orleans. What would you do if, in one day, you lost everything?  I’m not just talking about your personal possessions; I’m talking about your entire community – […] Read more >

Guest Post: It’s Still the Mighty River

5/19/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This post was written by Amanda Moore, NWF’s Coastal Louisiana Organizer in New Orleans. I have to admit, I was terrified to visit the overflowing banks of the Mighty Mississippi this week.  Not knowing what to expect (no one alive […] Read more >

The Gulf Coast: A Long Road to Recovery

8/2/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger I was back down in the Gulf recently, and there is going to be a long road for recovery for the communities and wildlife impacted by the BP oil disaster.  Here is an update from my […] Read more >

3 Months Into BP Oil Disaster, NWF’s Work Just Beginning

7/20/2010 // By Miles Grant

Three months ago today, the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, eventually sinking into the Gulf of Mexico & leading to the gusher that’s spewed hundreds of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico so far. Amanda Moore, coastal […] Read more >

Heavy Oil Coats Louisiana Marshland

6/23/2010 // By Aislinn Maestas

As of Monday, more than 6 million feet of boom had been deployed to contain the BP oil spill.Yet, as we saw on the water today, this protective boom only works if it is properly maintained. Sounds easy until you […] Read more >