Louisiana

First Step Forward for Louisiana Restoration Project

One of the cornerstone projects to restore Louisiana’s Mississippi River Delta—the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion—has reached a major milestone that brings it one step closer to construction. After decades of study …

Victory for the Prothonotary Warbler in Maurepas Swamp

Recently, a long-awaited victory in National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to restore the Mississippi River Delta and the Gulf of Mexico region was achieved when the RESTORE Council – which controls …

Save the Swamp: But, Beware the “Rougarou”

Walking through a Louisiana swamp at night, the moon is full and the fog hangs low on the surface of an old bayou. All around, there is the movement of …

Big Plans for a Tiny Island

In the Gulf of Mexico, the National Wildlife Federation works to identify and advocate for sound investment of money from the BP oil spill settlement into restoration projects that will …

A bird known as a limpkin unexpectedly spotted in Louisiana.

Birders, Snails and the Limpkin

Wine for the Wetlands

Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Restore a National Treasure

Win for Wildlife: Louisiana Approves Master Restoration Plan

The Mississippi River Delta in Louisiana is home to some of North America’s highest concentrations of wildlife. From the beloved Louisiana black bear to Louisiana’s answer to the flamingo, the …

New Orleans Top Chefs Tour New “Catch of the Day” Habitat

At the end of a long channel stretching from the Mississippi River into the upper Barataria Basin lies a lush green marsh, fringed by tall willow trees. In the surrounding …

Sportsmen Call for Governor to Restore Louisiana Coast

In January, the National Wildlife Federation’s Vanishing Paradise program, joined by 124 outdoor businesses and groups, sent a letter to new Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards asking that he stand …

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