Amanda Moore

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Sea Turtles Return! Restoring Habitat in the Gulf

On a stretch of sandy beach off of Louisiana’s coast, something remarkable has happened – the sea turtles are back! For the first time in 75 years, sea turtle nests … Read more

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Recovery and Resilience on Louisiana’s Coast

On August 29, 2021, Hurricane Ida struck southeast Louisiana as a Category 4 storm with 150 mph winds. It ties Hurricane Laura (2020) and The Last Island Hurricane (1856) as … Read more

Swamplands (and Swamp Things?): The Frightening Reality of Losing Them

This Halloween, let’s go deep into the Louisiana swamplands, where you might see a glowing orb that leads you to places unknown, but you will never return. Or maybe you … Read more

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Let’s Move Some Dirt! Golden Triangle Marsh Creation

After many years of planning, the State of Louisiana broke ground on the $54.6-million Golden Triangle Marsh Creation project, a 600-acre project the National Wildlife Federation has long advocated for, that … Read more

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Red Tide Rages Along Florida’s Gulf Coast

I’ve always felt lucky to live in Tampa Bay, where a typical morning paddle gets me up-close with manatees, sharks, dolphins, rays, ospreys, anhingas, and a host of other wildlife. … Read more