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  1. Only one coastal WMA produced ducks this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 |

    Despite this weekend's Arctic blast, South Louisiana's duck hunters found slim pickings on four of five coastal wildlife management areas. , blue-winged teal , pintail , gadwall , wigeon and spoonbills .


  2. Ducks return to Louisiana coast for second splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 |

    The opening weekend of the second split in Louisiana's coastal zone was a good one for Paul Oliver, Shawn Moody, Shawn Rogers and Cain Madere. This weekend's weather across South Louisiana was very "ducky," and that led to some outstanding waterfowl action at wildlife management areas along the coast.


  3. Louisiana coastal work delays could cost billions of dollars, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 |

    A new report warns against delaying Louisiana's coastal restoration work, such as this heavy machinery maneuvering the opening of a pipeline pumping Mississippi River sediment into the Lake Hermitage restoration project on the west bank of Plaquemines Parish on Aug. 26, 2014.


  4. Bass boat sinks in rough seas out of VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 |

    The mouth of the Mississippi River is the most productive fishery in North America, but it's also arguably the most dangerous. Three Oklahoma anglers learned that the hard way earlier this month when they took their 21-foot Triton bass boat into waters it wasn't designed for.


  5. Youth-hunt success tells adults where to target ducks SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Lance Lauve and Steve Marino Jr. shot their limits during Saturday's youth opener near Delacroix. The boys' strap included 10 teal, one mottled duck and one gadwall.


  6. Diversions should balance land building, fisheries, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 |

    New sediment diversions planned by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to rebuild rapidly eroding wetlands must balance land-building potential with their effects on fisheries and wildlife, an independent team of scientists said Thursday . Their report used the proposed mid-Barataria sediment diversion as an example because it is the project is closest to construction, possibly beginning as early as 2020.


  7. 101 years ago this week, Teddy Roosevelt made history in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 |

    It was on an earlier trip to the Mississippi Delta during which Teddy Roosevelt's actions would spawn what would become easily his most well-known legacy -- that would be, for better or worse, the introduction of the Teddy bear -- when he famously refused to shoot a captive black bear while hunting in Mississippi in 1902. But some 13 years later, in June 1915, the then-ex-president made a follow-up trip to Louisiana that, while nowhere nearly as well known, or as oft repeated, as that apocryphal Teddy bear tale, proved him to be ten times the sportsman.


  8. Gulf stillborn, juvenile dolphin deaths linked to BP oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 |

    The deaths of stillborn and recently born bottlenose dolphins found stranded on beaches and in coastal waters along the shores of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama during the four years after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill were likely the result of chronic health problems of their mothers and linked their exposure to oil from the spill, according to a new research paper published Tuesday The paper published in the Belgium-based Diseases of Aquatic Organisms was co-authored by 27 scientists working for the National Marine Fisheries Service, other NOAA agencies, several marine laboratories, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans, and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries.


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