Latest Mississippi River Delta News: May 12, 2015

05.12.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Wetland Resources Invents Ways to Save Coastline Faster

By Eve Abrams, WWNO. May 12, 2015
“Shaffer says coastal Louisiana’s biggest problem is saltwater intrusion. Not only do cypress and tupelo protect against hurricanes, they build back the land through their roots, which trap sediment, and their leaves, which decompose extremely slowly in the marsh. But these trees die in saltwater. Restoration requires freshwater.” (Read More)