Louisiana

A Video Report from BP Oil Spill’s Surface

I finished this wind-blown clip just seconds before our boat captain hit the engines for home, worried a dispersant plane might fly over us.

Young Turtle Turned Red By BP Oil Spill

I hitched a ride out of the Mississippi River Delta town of Venice, LA yesterday with a local fishing boat captain concerned about the BP Oil Spill’s impact on wildlife. …

My Visit to Fort Jackson Bird Rescue Center

By Larry J. Schweiger I visited the bird rescue center in Fort Jackson, Louisiana today.  They are preparing to receive wildlife injured from the BP oil disaster.  Many will not recover.

NWF Staffers Spot Turtle Struggling in Oil Slick

The National Wildlife Federation took another boat trip today, gauging the impacts of the oil spill on Gulf Coast wildlife. This time, NWF’s Larry Schweiger and Karla Raettig spotted a …

NWF President Visits Louisiana Bird Rescue Center

Larry Schweiger, president & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, visited the bird rescue center in Fort Jackson today: Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the …

Louisiana Fishing Boat Captain Reels in Spilled Oil

This is one of the fishing boat captains we’d chartered yesterday to provide tours of critical Gulf Coast wildlife habitats guided by National Wildlife Federation staffers. Today, he went out …

NWF President Talks to Rachel Maddow About BP Oil Spill

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow broadcast her show live last night from the Mississippi River Delta town of Venice, LA. Larry Schweiger, president & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, joined her …

The Scene in Louisiana: Disaster Looming

A local tells us the area economy is dependent on two businesses – fishing & oil, and now one might kill the other.

NWF President Leads ABC News on Tour of Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines helping wildlife >>   For all the latest news on how the oil spill is impacting the …

NWF President Visits Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Larry Schweiger, president & CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, is leading a team of NWF staffers to the areas impacted by the Gulf Coast oil spill. Oil continues to …

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