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

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? Each week your hosts, Simone Theriot Maloz, the Executive Director of Restore or Retreat and Jacques P. Hebert, Communications Director, Audubon Louisiana 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) passed the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, the fight to restore Louisiana’s coast continues. To keep you engaged and informed, we will bring you discussions on important aspects of coastal restoration, the latest coastal news and events, interviews with relevant experts, business and community leaders, and more.

Catch the show live every Thursday at 5:00pm Central on 990AM or subscribe on iTunes and Google Play below. 

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Listen to the latest and greatest episodes:

Resilience in Coastal Communities

On today’s show, Brandon Champagne stops by to talk with Simone & Jacques about his LSU Undergrad Honors Thesis – “Resilience in Context: How Cultural Factors Influence Migration Decisions of Individuals in Flood-Prone Areas of Coastal Louisiana”. Then, Dr. Shirley Laska from University of New Orleans joins the program to talk with Jacques & Simone about her background, what changes she has seen in the time she has spent in our coastal communities, what she has seen & experienced that are signs of hope, Participatory Action Research & TEK and about her book coming out next year. Listen now

Experiencing Coastal Culture

On today’s show Dr. Theryn Henkel, Assistant Director for the Coastal Sustainability Program at the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LBPF) stops by to talk about their hot projects, their planting happening tomorrow & October 20th, what they have coming up in November and more! Jonathan Foret, Executive Director of the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center also joins the show to talk with Simone & Jacques about Rougarou Fest, the mission of the SLWDC, ways to support the SLWDC, Swamp Camp and Good Earth Market. Listen now

Coastal Poll – Louisiana Voters Support Coastal Restoration

On today’s show Tom Ordes, owner of Atlas Shoring LLC joins the show to talk with Jacques & Simone about what his company does, the process of home elevations, how to get funding and how to find more information on home elevations. Steve Cochran from Restore the Mississippi River Delta stops by to talk with Jacques & Simone about what news he is keeping his eyes on for the next few months, the new poll that came out today, what the poll found, the bipartisan support there is for coastal restoration and more! Listen Now!

Delta Dispatches: Coastal Connections: From Bayou Lafourche to Buras

Welcome to Delta Dispatches with hosts, Simone Maloz & Jacques Hebert. On today’s show, Ryan Perque from Friends of Bayou Lafourche stops by to talk with Simone & Jacques about what is happening with their organization, what is coming up and more! On the second half of the show, Brad Barth of CPRA joins the show to talk about the wonderful initiatives that CPRA has going on. Listen Now!

You can find all episodes of our show on iTunes, Google Play, and on our website. Thanks for listening!