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

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    Pressure to produce is a day-to-day onus for guys in his profession, especially Saturday for the Grand Isle crew. See, it was the annual CCA Louisiana Legislative Rodeo, a day when the state's largest recreational fishing association brings elected federal, state and local officials for a day of fishing.


  2. Fall inshore shrimp season set with two opening dates statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    Another inshore shrimp season for 2018 will open in August after the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted two opening dates for the state's "inside" waters during its meeting Thursday in New Orleans. Although the push was for a single opening day for the fall inshore shrimp season, the LWFC's seven members took information from Department of Wildlife and Fisheries marine biological staff and will open the state's westernmost waters two weeks later than the rest of the state.


  3. Photos: Pirogue racing? Yes, pirogue racing returns in unique event in Jean LafitteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | The Advocate

    Contestants break from the start during the Men's World Championship during the 2018 Jean Lafitte Pirogue Races Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Jean Lafitte. The event, which returned after a nearly 20-year absence, featured pirogue, kayak and canoe races in men's and women's categories, live music, food and arts and crafts at the Jules Nunez Seafood Pavilion and AJ & Sheron Fabre Market along Bayou Barataria.


  4. Edwards, Cantrell: No 'single day to waste' to save coast; 'This is Louisiana's moment'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The Advocate

    New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards celebrate the opening of DXC TechnologyOs New Orleans Digital Transformation Center on Poydras Street in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, May 23, 2018.


  5. Don't miss these events in the New Orleans areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    Big Freedia will be the celebrity emcee for Studio 54 - Disco for Dance at 6:30 p.m. Friday at New Orleans Jazz Market, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. The event benefits creARTive grants for summer camps for Upturn Arts. Tickets are $35 and up in advance.


  6. Guest column: Turn our coastal crisis into a sustainable future for LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | The Advocate

    As a Grand Isle native and former businessman, I've witnessed our coastal devastation firsthand. I've seen homes flood, productive fisheries disappear, hardworking citizens forced to change careers and move away, and industries relocate.


  7. How Monday's decision by the Corps of Engineers will affect Louisiana coastal restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Trump administration has followed through on a promise to expedite federal permitting for a critical coastal restoration project, shaving about two years off the timeline for the Mid-Barataria sediment diversion. The diversion will shunt freshwater, sediment and nutrients from the Mississippi River into the Barataria Basin in Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes.


  8. Where are the trout? Answer not so simpleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | The Advocate

    Most every year about this time in the last week of winter and early spring, coastal fishermen look for answers to this big question: Where are the speckled trout? Talk to fisheries biologists and the guys who've been after speckled trout for decades, and there are reasons to explain anglers' frustrations. First, this change of seasons means change for trout, too.


  9. Smiley: Shorty tells two tall talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Advocate

    In early 1990s I was sent to Dallas to perform legal services. Upon arrival at DFW I spotted Andre the Giant, world-renowned pro wrestler.


  10. As sediment flows across Bonnet Carre, groups advocate for coast-building projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    Workers open the gates of the Bonnet Carre spillway in Norco, La., Thursday, March 8, 2018. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began opening part of the 1930s flood control structure northwest of New Orleans on Thursday to divert water from a rising Mississippi River into nearby Lake Pontchartrain, a move that eases pressure on the city's levees but raises environmental concerns about the lake and the Gulf of Mexico.


  11. Don't miss these events in the New Orleans areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    A scene from last year's Krewe of Bacchus parade; this Mardi Gras event celebrates 50 years on Sunday and starts at 5 p.m. along St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. This year's king is actor J.K. Simmons .


  12. Our Views: Trump order to help rebuild coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | The Advocate

    Even if it were it sitting in a green field on high ground, the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion would be a giant project. Permits and approvals to build it would take years, typically.


  13. Trump administration pledges to speed up permits for Mid-Barataria sediment diversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Advocate

    Advocate photo by AMY WOLD -- A pipe is used to move sediment dredged in the Mississippi River about 10 miles to this site where it is pumped and shaped to build land in the Barataria Basin. Two projects in this location just southeast of Jean Lafitte will build 805 acres of land when it's completed later this year.


  14. Interior secretary vows to slash red tape for coastal restoration projects in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | The Advocate

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke vowed to use his clout to fast-track coastal restoration projects during a Saturday visit to Louisiana. "Louisiana and the coastline are important, and we're losing too much of it.


  15. Kayakers getting in on trout run along coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | The Advocate

    Michael Matthews from The BackpaCker shows off a solid catch of speckled trout he took from the waters in the Venice area while scouting for Saturday's Fall-n-Tide Kayak tournament set for Cypress Cove Marina in Venice. Sponsored by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club, the tournament is open to the public.


  16. Don't miss these events in the New Orleans areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    Head to the Audubon Zoo for the annual Halloween spectacular, Boo at the Zoo. The event runs Friday and Saturday and includes trick-or-treating, rides and more children's activities.


  17. Gretna authorizes curfew for Tropical Storm Nate; Grand Isle,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Advocate

    New Orleans Firefighters shovel sand into a pile after it was dropped off by the city at Station 27 in New Orleans, La., Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. The city is making preparations in advance of the expected arrival over the weekend of Tropical Storm Nate including preparing to open 5 sandbag stations at New Orleans Fire Department Stations around the city.


  18. Sun Herald: When next oil disaster strikes, the Gulf Coast will be ready, researchers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Advocate

    Associated Press file photo An oil slick spreads as the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010. The last-ditch safety device that did not stop the 2010 BP oil spill had multiple failures, was not tested properly and still poses a risk for many rigs drilling today, another federal investigation board concluded.


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