Hey, you don’t belong here! The truth of invasive species

Hey, you don't belong here! Spring has officially arrived, and with it a new burst of plant, insect, and animal life! And while many believe that this is all good news for our environment, there are actually a few species that can be detrimental to our local ecosystem. The Good Stuff: Why [...]

By |2021-03-31T19:05:54+00:00March 31st, 2021|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Hey, you don’t belong here! The truth of invasive species

The Birds and The Bees: Your How-To Guide

The Birds and The Bees: Your How-To Guide Building a welcoming environment in your backyard  Let’s talk about the birds and the bees! No, really! This Valentine’s Day we’re celebrating our love for birds, bees, and additional backyard wildlife, and for good reason! Birds are essential to the function of healthy ecosystems — [...]

By |2021-02-10T19:09:41+00:00February 10th, 2021|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on The Birds and The Bees: Your How-To Guide

Rain, Rain, Come and Stay?

Rain, Rain, Come and Stay? How collecting rainwater can help you and our environment.    In south Louisiana, as many residents know, rainwater can be both our enemy and our friend. While rainwater is essential to keeping our environment stable, it has also been a major obstacle with erosion, [...]

By |2020-09-29T20:24:03+00:00September 29th, 2020|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Rain, Rain, Come and Stay?

10 Resolutions to Make in 2020 to be a Friend to the Estuary

10 Resolutions to Make in 2020 to be a Friend to the Estuary This year, when you’re tackling your resolutions for the new year, we’re challenging you to include a resolution that will help to protect and preserve our estuary and all of its inhabitants. Here’s how you can help [...]

By |2020-01-15T19:01:09+00:00January 15th, 2020|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on 10 Resolutions to Make in 2020 to be a Friend to the Estuary

Louisiana Seafood: The Bigger Picture

Louisiana Seafood: The Bigger Picture Are you purchasing local seafood this holiday season? Learn why purchasing Louisiana seafood is not only great for the community, but also safer for your family. It’s no secret that Louisiana is home to one of the most bountiful seafood industries in the nation, [...]

By |2019-12-17T20:39:12+00:00December 17th, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Louisiana Seafood: The Bigger Picture

Row, row, row your boat gently through the estuary

Row, row, row your boat gently through the estuary Fall has arrived, and with the season’s arrival comes hopes of cooler temperatures lower humidity, and a chance to enjoy the peace of nature before the holiday season starts. This shift of seasons often draws people outdoors to bask in the [...]

By |2019-10-04T20:35:58+00:00September 30th, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Row, row, row your boat gently through the estuary

Oysters and Louisiana’s Changing Coast

Oysters and Louisiana’s Changing Coast Written and Narrated by Earl Melancon, Sea Grant Scholar, Louisiana Sea Grant, Louisiana State University and Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Nicholls State University; Member, Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration and Conservation I am a coastal shellfish biologist that has worked closely within [...]

By |2019-08-28T14:58:02+00:00August 28th, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Oysters and Louisiana’s Changing Coast

The Algae Bloom Boom

The Algae Bloom Boom Sources, safety, and how you can help With beaches, rivers, and lakes across the United States being affected by massive algae blooms, you may be wondering what the causes are, and what you can do to help restore beauty and safety to our water bodies. [...]

By |2019-08-12T14:04:43+00:00August 12th, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Algae Bloom Boom

Gone Fishin’?

Gone Fishin'? Licenses, Limits, and more in Sportsman’s Paradise You may have heard of our beautiful state of Louisiana referred to as a “Sportsman’s Paradise”, and for good reason. Louisiana’s wildlife inhabitants are as diverse and plentiful as the people who live in our great state. With a multitude [...]

By |2019-06-28T20:12:27+00:00June 28th, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Gone Fishin’?

Make a difference when you travel

Make a difference when you travel Here are 5 ways the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program suggests to make your travel plans more eco-friendly this summer Summertime is right around the corner, which means rising temperatures and sunshine, time outdoors, and if you’re lucky — vacation time! If you’re vacationing [...]

By |2019-05-24T14:11:49+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Stakeholder Engagement|Comments Off on Make a difference when you travel
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