Latest Mississippi River Delta News: March 09, 2015

03.09.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Oil-flushing Mississippi River pulse also boosted coastal wetland production
By Jeff Gillies, Environmental Monitor. March 05, 2015
“The baldcypress trees in one patch of Louisiana wetlands thrived following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a new study. A strategy to release extra water from the Mississippi River to push oil away from the coast mimicked a tactic that conservationists hope could slow the loss of coastal wetlands.” (Read More)