Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 1, 2015

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Bayou Lafourche dredging could start next month
By Jacob Batte, Houma Courier. April 29, 2015
“A nearly $20 million project to dredge more than eight miles of Bayou Lafourche is expected to begin within the next month, officials said. The Bayou Lafourche Freshwater District received three bids Monday for the second phase of a large-scale project that aims to increase Mississippi River water flow into the bayou.” (Read More)

Recycled Christmas trees used to build up land in Bayou Sauvage
By Laine Kaplan-Levenson, WWNO. April 30, 2015
“Christmas trees are picked up curbside after the new year, packaged into bundles, and dropped via helicopter into a local wetlands area to build back land mass. The National Guard uses it as a training exercise, and the nearby wildlife refuge Bayou Sauvage gets a coastal restoration project.” (Read More)