Building useful wilderness — Louisiana’s marshland resurrection and sustainability

  |  June 20, 2011  | Two small business owners discuss the Mississippi River Delta’s rapid land loss and make the case that a planned sediment diversion known as Myrtle Grove can be part of the solution. Featuring Ryan Lambert of Cajun Fishing Adventures and Foster Creppel of Woodland Plantation.

  | June 22, 2011  | The Mississippi River Delta is losing land at a remarkable rate — an area almost the size of Delaware has disappeared since the 1930s. Projects like the planned Myrtle Grove sediment diversion can reconnect the river with its wetlands—building land, improving wildlife habitat, and increasing protections for coastal communities.

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