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  1. Harahan 'pump to river' engineers get $7.1 million contract extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | NOLA.com

    Jefferson Parish Councilman Paul Johnston still expects the "pump to the river" drainage construction in Harahan and Elmwood to end in 2017. Nonetheless, the Parish Council has decided to extend its engineering contract on the project for another year, to Jan. 6, 2018.

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  2. It's fall! Rare autumn leaves photos from our archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | The Times-Picayune

    A pear tree is first on the block to don its fall finery Sept. 22, 2003, on Northshore Boulevard in Slidell.

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  3. New Tulane's Bywater Institute is a hub of science, conservation, and conversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | NOLA.com

    Finding ways to protect the coast is one of the main priorities for Tulane's Bywater Institute, a new facility dedicated to applied research and community engagement concerning all coastal matters. Nestled near the Mississippi River, and adjacent to the Port of New Orleans, the $5.5 million project spans 5,800 square feet, including amenities such as office space, labs, conference rooms, and an event room.

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  4. St. Paul's School gets achieves 'robotic' successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | NOLA.com

    During it's first year, the program only included pre-freshmen candidates. After only a single school year, the club was invited to participate in the VEX Worlds competition located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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  5. Tulane University opens ByWater Institute, new riverfront campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | NOLA.com

    Tulane University has opened the ByWater Institute and a new riverfront campus in downtown New Orleans dedicated to studying and protecting Louisiana's vital waterways and coast. The Institute will bring scholars from across disciplines together to find innovative solutions to one of the biggest challenges facing Louisiana and vulnerable communities worldwide - how to manage threats of rising water from coastal erosion, natural disasters and a changing environment.

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  6. Man-made oyster reefs tested in St. Bernard as marsh protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | NOLA.com

    A half-dozen employees of newly-renamed Cycle Marine wrestled concrete rings into the shallow water in front of wetlands ringing Eloi Bay on the southeastern edge of the Biloxi Marsh of St. Bernard Parish on Friday . The concrete circles, stacked two high, are designed to be colonized by oysters.

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  7. Louisiana high school on a barge wins $10 million prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 14 | NOLA.com

    In this file photo, volunteers plant marsh grass and mangrove trees in the Mississippi River to mitigate oil damage in the wetlands. The proposed New Harmony High focuses on coastal restoration -- and has won $10 million for its innovation.

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  8. Delgado expansion coming; workforce training is the focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 6 | NOLA.com

    Delgado Community College will add a new building to its campus as part of a push to improve workforce/industrial training in Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday . The 45,000-square-foot Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center in Avondale will serve 3,000 students in programs angled at Mississippi River commerce, including marine engineering and transportation/logistics.

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  9. Fate of bottlenose dolphins factors into proposed southeast Louisiana sediment diversionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | NOLA.com

    Freshwater carried into Barataria Bay and Breton Sound when the state's proposed sediment diversions are operated may make both locations so fresh that resident bottlenose dolphins -- already recovering from the effects of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill -- could become ill or abandon the home areas, according to scientists with the National Marine Fisheries Service. In two 2015 letters to senior Army Corps of Engineers officials, scientists with the federal agency said about 2,000 dolphins call Barataria Bay home, and about 800 reside in the Breton Sound area.

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  10. State adds land to two popular hunting areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana hunters lost one of their favorite wildlife management areas last year when Jackson-Bienville was removed from the program by its owner, but the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has added acreage to two other popular WMAs just in time for the 2016-17 hunting seasons. The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Thursday voted unanimously to approve the expansion of Peason Ridge and Tunica Hills WMAs.

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  11. Prevalent marsh plant irresistible to teal, Dubuc saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 30 | The Times-Picayune

    Hunting teal over a baited pond is illegal because rather than having to search for food, the birds will return over and over again to the bait, even after being shot at repeatedly. But what if the "bait" occurs naturally? Well, then you're good to go.

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  12. Louisiana sees 'eye-opening' decline in deer lactation ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Even nice bucks, like Laura Morris's, were once little bitty fawns. Biologists are watching a decline in lactation rates among Louisiana's deer herd to see if it's a trend or a blip.

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  13. New Orleans residents, others head to Baton Rouge area to help with flood recovery effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | NOLA.com

    It seemed like half of the city of New Orleans left this weekend to help our neighbors in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas affected by the flood. The testament to their efforts was reflected across social media this weekend.

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  14. Here's how to build a 6-mile land bridge across open water -- and help save the coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | NOLA.com

    A fountain of wet sediment is sprayed into open water. Bulldozers and front-end loaders scurry into the muck and stack it, finishing off a 6-mile bridge of land and wetlands across the West Bank of Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes.

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  15. 'Dead zone' mapping cruise canceled for first time in 27 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | NOLA.com

    The eight-day research cruise aimed at mapping the size of the 2016 low-oxygen "dead zone " along Louisiana's coast has been cancelled. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 's 187-foot ship Nancy Foster encountered engine trouble, agency officials announced Friday , scuttling the annual expedition in the Gulf of Mexico .

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  16. The cold, hard truth about ice in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Ice was a natural resource in the United States the early 1860s, one produced exclusively in Northern states. When the Civil War began, supplies were cut off to the Confederacy, and the scarcity that usually persisted gave way to nonexistence.

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  17. 5 luxurious treehouses to rent in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | NOLA.com

    This cabin is listed on airbnb.com as an "Artist-owned Treehouse, as seen on the cover of Anthology Magazine and featured in Anthropologie artist video and ad campaign. Nestled in the wild woods of South Louisiana, providing mystery, seclusion and romance."

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

    Jul 21, 2016 | NOLA.com

    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.

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  19. 'I speak up. I speak out,' says Norco environmental activist Milton CambreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Milton Cambre, of Norco, has been on the frontlines working to educate, protect, rebuild the LaBranche Wetlands. (Photo by Brett Duke, Nola.com "I've seen some drastic changes, and that's what really motivated me to do something about it."

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  20. 2016 Republican National Convention: Louisiana delegates ready to head northRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Roger Villere walked to the railing of a rooftop bar at the brand-new Hilton hotel to watch as darkened clouds swirled over Lake Erie. The Louisiana Republican Party chairman turned to crack a joke about hosting a hurricane party in Ohio when a sudden gust of wind swept the glass from his hand, smashing it on pavement behind him.

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