Latest Mississippi River Delta News: June 17, 2015

06.17.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

NASA studies Louisiana’s changing wetlands
By Alan Buis, June 17, 2015
An area of particular interest on this mission was the Wax Lake Delta. According to UAVSAR Principal Investigator Cathleen Jones of JPL, the Wax Lake Delta is one of the few deltas in the world that is actually growing through natural sedimentation processes.(Read More)
Louisiana’s four gubernatorial candidates vow not to raid Wilfelife and Fisheries funds
By Todd Masson, The Times-Picayune. June 16, 2015
We’re in a fight for our very survival. This isn’t a luxury; this isn’t a trivial issue. This is about the survival and vitality of Louisiana, particularly coastal Louisiana. If we don’t start turning the corner with regard to coastal restoration, in a few years, it’s going to be too late.(Read More)

Gulf of Mexico Alliance looks to the future
By Steve Phillips, WLOX. June 16, 2015
This week’s conference will include exhibitors, panel discussions and small group assignments. One main goal will be working on a five-year plan for the gulf. Coastal resilience will certainly be a priority.(Read More)