Delta Dispatches: Louisiana's Working Coast

Delta Dispatches: Louisiana's Working Coast

Welcome to the latest episode of Delta Dispatches with hosts Jacques Hebert & Simone Maloz. We’re happy to welcome Lacy McManus and Joni Tuck to the show today. Lacy is the Director of Program Development of GNO Inc. and talks with Jacques and Simone about the economic case for restoration in Southeast Louisiana. In the second half the show, Joni sits in studio to chat about Port Fourchon & The Working Coast. Joni Tuck is the External Relations Manager for the Greater Lafourche …

Delta Dispatches: Conversation with The Times Picayune Coastal Reporting Team

Welcome to the latest episode of Delta Dispatches with hosts Jacques Hebert & Simone Maloz. On this episode of Delta Dispatches, with hosts Jacques Hebert & Simone Maloz. On this episode, Jacques has Times-Picayune hurricane & environment reporters Mark Schleifstein, Sara Sneath and Tristan Baurick join the show to talk with Jacques about coastal reporting. Below is a transcript of this week's Delta Dispatches Podcast. Listen to the full recording or subscribe to our feed in iTunes and Google Play.     Listen now! …

Delta Dispatches: Innovations in Restoration

Sediment Diversion Operations & Oyster Shell Recycling  Welcome to the latest episode of Delta Dispatches with hosts Jacques Hebert & Simone Maloz. On today’s show Natalie Peyronnin, Director of Science Policy and Mississippi River Delta Restoration at the Environmental Defense Fund, speaks to Jacques about sediment diversions operations. In the second half the show, Simone has Jimmy Frederick, Communications Director for CRCL on to speak about their exciting oyster shell recycling project. Listen Now the 2017 Coastal Master Plan becomes …

Delta Dispatches: The Louisiana Legislature & the Economic Case for Restoration

Thanks for listening to the latest episode of Delta Dispatchers with hosts Simone Maloz & Jacques Hebert. On this week's episode of Delta Dispatches, Simone and Jacques discuss how the 2017 Coastal Master Plan becomes law and the economic case for recovery.  In the first two segments Simone has Rep. Jerome "Zee" Zeringue (R – District 52) about his time as the chairman and executive director of the CPRA. Zee provides insights into the Louisiana legislature and the next steps for the master …

Delta Dispatches Podcast – New Orleans, A Coastal City

Welcome to another episode of Delta Dispatchers with hosts Simone Maloz & Jacques Hebert. On this episode of Delta Dispatches, Simone and Jacques speak to a couple of great guests about coastal restoration with Amanda Moore and Arthur Johnson. First, Simone speaks with Amanda Moore, Deputy Director of the National Wildlife Federation Mississippi River Delta Restoration Program, to talk with Simone about the restoration of the Gulf Coast. Then Arthur Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of the Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement …

Delta Dispatches Podcast – Funding Coastal Restoration

Thanks for listening to the latest episode of Delta Dispatchers with hosts Simone Maloz & Jacques Hebert. This week's episode is dedicated to just one thing: funding! Simone and Jacques will talk to their guests about the complex realities of funding coastal restoration in Louisiana. In the first half the show, Jacques will speak with Elizabeth Mabry, Senior Policy Manager, Ecosystems, Environmental Defense Fund to talk about the opportunities and challenges in securing funding in today's political realities. On the second …

Delta Dispatches Podcast – Nonstructural Programs

Each week, Delta Dispatches, the weekly podcast from Restore the Mississippi River Delta, looks at one component of coastal restoration in Louisiana. This week, Jacquess Hebert and Simone Maloz talk about nonstructural components of the 2017 Coastal Master Plan. The term “nonstructural” originated because nonstructural storm protection is considered the alternative to traditional structural flood protection (i.e. levees). Structural measures control water and keep it out or away from an area, while nonstructural measures accommodate water and make buildings and …

Delta Dispatches Podcast – Wildlife

Each week, Delta Dispatches, the weekly podcast from Restore the Mississippi River Delta, looks at one component of coastal restoration in Louisiana. This week, Jacques Hebert has two guests to talk about how wildlife plays an integral role in restoration.  From LSU, Jacques talks with Dr. Andy Nyman, a wetland wildlife scientist about how wildlife is in Louisiana is different than neighboring states. Later in the show, Dr. Eric Johnson from Audubon Louisiana is here to discuss the variety of bird species that depend …

Delta Dispatches Podcast – Fisheries

Thanks for listening to the fourth episode of Delta Dispatchers with hosts Simone Maloz & Jacques Hebert. In this episode, Simone talks with Captain Ryan Lambert of Cajun Fishing Adventures to talk about coastal restoration. Later in the show, Dr. John Lopez, Director, Coastal Sustainability Program with the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, joins the program to talk with Jacques about saving Louisiana’s fisheries. Below is a transcript of this week's Delta Dispatches Podcast. Listen to the full recording here or …

Delta Dispatches Podcast – Sediment Diversions

Thanks for listening to the third episode of Delta Dispatchers with hosts Simone Maloz & Jacques Hebert. On today’s show Rudy Simoneaux and Brad Barth, from CPRA talk about sediment diversions and Rebecca Triche joins Simone to discuss the Louisiana Wildlife Federation and their upcoming event.  Below is a transcript of this week's Delta Dispatches Podcast. Listen to the full recording here or subscribe to our feed in iTunes and Google Play.     Listen now! Show Transcript Jacques: Welcome …

Delta Dispatches Podcast – Master Plan

Thanks for listening to the second episode of Delta Dispatchers with hosts Simone Maloz & Jacques Hebert. On today’s show Bren Haase & Dr. Denise Reed talk about the Master Plan. Below is a transcript of this week's Delta Dispatches Podcast. Listen to the full recording here or subscribe to our feed in iTunes and Google Play.     Listen to Episode 2 now! Show Transcript Jacques: Hello, you're listening to Delta Dispatches. We're discussing Louisiana's coast, its people, wildlife, …

Delta Dispatches Podcast – Introduction

In the the inaugural episode of Delta Dispatches, Jacques and Simone speak to Steve Cochran, Campaign Director of Restore the Mississippi Delta, and Alisha Renfro, Coastal Scientist for the National Wildlife Federation.  Below is a transcript of this week's Delta Dispatches Podcast. Listen to the full recording or subscribe to our feed in iTunes and Google Play.     Listen now! Introduction Jacques: Hi, this is Jacques Hebert. Simone: I'm Simone Maloz. Jacques: You're listening to Delta Dispatches where we're discussing …

Set Your Dials: Introducing Delta Dispatches Weekly Radio Show & Podcast

03.02.2017 | Posted by Jacques P. Hebert, Communications Director, Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition, National Audubon Society

What happens when a Theriot and an Hebert walk into a radio station? You’re about to find out! Starting today, Thursday March 2, Restore or Retreat Executive Director Simone Theriot Maloz and I will be co-hosting a weekly radio show, “Delta Dispatches,” to discuss Louisiana’s coast, its people, wildlife and jobs, and why restoring it matters. As the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) advances its draft 2017 Coastal Master Plan, the next few months will be critical in the …