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  1. Keeping N.O. levees high, building levees on central coast studiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | NOLA.com

    The Army Corps of Engineers and state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority officials signed two agreements this week that clear the way for the corps to study when and how high east bank and West Bank New Orleans area levees must be raised to keep up with future sea level rise and subsidence. Also signed were two agreements to study what new levees are needed for communities in four central Louisiana parishes and in the Upper Barataria Basin just west of New Orleans.

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  2. Capt. Paul's Edge program for the RigoletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... premier fishing areas in the state. Presently, Capt. Paul's Edge is available for 21 different areas, including Barataria Bay, Lake Borgne, Hopedale to the Miss Sound, Hopedale to Bayou Terre Boeufs, Delacroix to Point a la Hache, Bayou Bienvenue, ...

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  3. Oct. 1: The no-name hurricane of 1893 that killed more than Katrina -- archived photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | NOLA.com

    ... Loyola University writes on its website . "Grand Isle and Cheniere were probably the earliest known islands in the Barataria region of Louisiana,'' the website says. "Great Awakening'' author Kate Chopin was among the visitors to the islands, a ...

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  4. Gone Fishin' with the Plaquemines Parish Coastal Restoration DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    ... know we'll never bring it back to what it used to be but I try to bring some back," said Frelich. Vince took us to Barataria Bay and told us that the state's freshwater diversion plan threatens the entire fishery of Southeast Louisiana. Frelich ...

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  5. Riding Barataria bullsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... Isle and similar areas are great places to target bull reds from a 'yak. Caminada Pass on the western end and Barataria Pass on the eastern end of Grand Isle both provide bull red opportunities for kayak anglers. But Caminada is shallower, more ...

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  6. Capt. Paul 's Fishing Edge: GPS waypoints for LafitteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Louisiana Sportsman

    I refer to the Lafitte Edge area as the location in the Southeast Louisiana marsh in St. Charles, Lafourche and Jefferson parishes between the Bayou Segnette launch in Westwego, Lakes Cataouatche and Salvador, areas in the Lake Salvador Wildlife Management Area, southwestward to Bayous Gauche and des Allemands, Lac des Allemands and Bayou Boeuf and eastward toward The Pen and Bayou Du Pont, then continuing south to the northern part of Barataria Bay. There are locations in Bayous Perot and Rigolettes, Little Lake, Mud Lake and along the Barataria Waterway, including more than 180 Edge waypoints that cover prime freshwater as well as numerous salt and brackish locations which offer a wide assortment of fishing.

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  7. Proposed oil export terminal may conflict with Mid-Barataria Sediment DiversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... areas are wetlands. The site is adjacent to the Phillips 66 Alliance Refinery, at top, and the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion at the bottom. (Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Army Corps of Engineers) A key state permit required ...

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  8. 1728 Map by Geographer H. Moll showing Anclote, a popular spot for pirates.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Hernando Sun

    ... the French, English and the United States. During this time there was even a pirate/privateer stronghold named Barataria near New Orleans. Captured goods could be sold by pirates/privateers in Barataria and then smuggled to New Orleans and sold in ...

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  9. Cormier letter flurry: stop Mid-Barataria DiversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier III, flanked by parish fishers, explains why he opposes the state's proposed Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions during a June 2018 news conference. During the past 30 days, Cormier has written 16 letters to federal officials, from the Army Corps of Engineers to the White House Council on Environmental Quality, outlining his objections to the diversions.

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  10. 1728 Map by Geographer H. Moll showing Anclote, a popular spot for pirates.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Hernando Sun

    ... the French, English and the United States. During this time there was even a pirate/privateer stronghold named Barataria near New Orleans. Captured goods could be sold by pirates/privateers in Barataria and then smuggled to New Orleans and sold in ...

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  11. Mississippi River's land building ability is focus of Coastal Connections eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... Coastal Connection series, which is designed to promote a dialog on the state's plans to build the proposed Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions to rebuild wetlands on both sides of the river. The Mid-Barataria diversion, the first one ...

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  12. Want crabs? All you need to know to fill a hamperRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... Crabbing is in full swing across the Louisiana coast, and it's downright silly in certain areas, like the lower Barataria Basin. It's an activity that consumes many of my summertime hours because it's thoroughly enjoyable, and the culinary payoffs ...

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  13. Jean Lafitte: Vintage photos of the Jefferson Parish town named after a pirateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... A Original caption for this 1946 photo. Original caption for this 1946 photo: "Observing All Saints' Day in Bayou Barataria, just below New Orleans, children place candles on a family grave. The plot on the right, marked by oyster shells, is said to ...

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  14. State creating groups to help fishing industry adapt to levee, restoration projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... will identify issues facing each fishery, especially from restoration projects like the state's proposed Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversion projects, with an aim of finding ways to keep each fishery sustainable, Kline said. Heading up ...

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  15. Marrero man cited for alleged fishing violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited a 33-year-old Jefferson Parish man for alleged fishing violations Saturday in the Barataria Waterway. According to a press release, Keith Camper, of Marrero, was ticketed for possessing undersized redfish, using crab traps without markings, violating crab trap escape ring requirements, violating recreational gear requirements and taking gamefish illegally.

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  16. Plaquemines businessman appointed to state coastal authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... between the authority and Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier III , who opposes state plans to build the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions on the west and east banks of the Mississippi River in the parish. Cormier contends the ...

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  17. Plant smothering marsh grasses on Bayou Sauvage NWRRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... the vine Tuesday was higher than my knees. According to Michael Massimi, invasive species coordinator for the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program, deer pea is native to South Louisiana, but it doesn't mix well with spartina alternaflora, ...

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  18. Live shrimp valuable commodity on coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... early and by 8:30 (a.m.) it's pretty much over." While a 30-something trout catch is pretty much normal in lower Barataria, and is common for other areas east of the Mississippi River, there are days when Dreher and other charter skippers, like ...

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  19. GPS waypoints: Delacroix to Point A La HacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Louisiana Sportsman

    This area is actually where Capt. Paul's Fishing Edge got started. The interest generated from this location allowed me to start marketing waypoints for 21 different areas, including Barataria Bay, Lake Borgne, Hopedale to Bayou Terre Boeufs, Bayou Bienvenue, Port Sulphur, Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Borgne and many more.

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  20. Frog symphony and ancient trees in a verdant Louisiana swampRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Moss cascades from tree branches overhead in this June 3, 2018 image of the Barataria Preserve, part of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve in Marrero, Louisiana, just outside of New Orleans. Visitors will also find a symphony of frogs, fan-shaped palmettos and strange formations of cypress trees known as knees pushing up through the swamps amid the verdant preserve's woods and wetlands.

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