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Bottomland Hardwoods News ItemsBeryl Anthony WMA to get a boost - Harrison Daily4/17/2018 9:02:33 AM
Harrison Daily Beryl Anthony WMA to get a boost Harrison Daily Currently, Beryl Anthony Lower Ouachita WMA offers 7,020 acres of prime bottomland hardwoods . It is a key link in the south Arkansas-north Louisiana wetlands chain along the Ouachita River. Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge joins it to the north.
Fifth Circuit Allows Construction of Pipeline in Wetlands - Courthouse News Service3/16/2018 11:33:50 AM
Courthouse News Service Fifth Circuit Allows Construction of Pipeline in Wetlands Courthouse News Service Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, the Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association (West), Gulf Restoration Network, Waterkeeper Alliance and Sierra Club – represented by lawyers from Earthjustice – filed a lawsuit in January seeking to halt construction of the ... Federal appeals court lifts stay blocking pipeline construction through Atchafalaya Basin The Advocate all 42 news articles »
Bayou Bridge Pipeline asks appeals court to lift halt on construction - NOLA.com3/13/2018 4:11:01 PM
NOLA.com Bayou Bridge Pipeline asks appeals court to lift halt on construction NOLA.com A judge's order halting construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Louisiana should be lifted so work can resume, the company asked a federal appeals court in New Orleans on Tuesday. But a lawyer representing environmental groups opposed to the ... Appeals judges hear Bayou Bridge arguments, to decide if work stoppage remains in place The Advocate all 11 news articles »
Judge Tells Why She Stopped Pipeline Through Atchafalaya Swamp - Courthouse News Service3/1/2018 9:00:16 AM
Courthouse News Service Judge Tells Why She Stopped Pipeline Through Atchafalaya Swamp Courthouse News Service Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association–West, Gulf Restoration Civil Action Network, Waterkeeper Alliance and the Sierra Club, represented by attorneys from EarthJustice, sued the Army Corps of Engineers in January, saying it ... and more »
Legal Challenge Filed to Stop Construction of Louisiana's Bayou Bridge Pipeline - DeSmog (blog)1/30/2018 5:21:01 PM
DeSmog (blog) Legal Challenge Filed to Stop Construction of Louisiana's Bayou Bridge Pipeline DeSmog (blog) “We can't allow them to run roughshod over the Atchafalaya Basin's bottomland hardwoods , cypress swamps, bayous and backwater lakes — and the communities that rely on them — particularly when the Corps failed to adequately consider the risks posed ... and more »
2017-18 WMA Forecast - Louisiana Sportsman9/8/2017 5:44:24 PM
Louisiana Sportsman 2017-18 WMA Forecast Louisiana Sportsman The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved the regulation at its April 2017 meeting in Baton Rouge. The non-toxic shot pellets must be No. 6 and smaller when hunting doves on the state's WMAs and on LDWF-leased dove fields. Jillian Day ...
Her Louisiana Love - My New Orleans9/1/2017 10:34:53 AM
My New Orleans Her Louisiana Love My New Orleans “The more I have learned about all the ugly issues plaguing this beautiful place, the more I have grown to appreciate the wild wonder and resilience of the nature around me, from the Mississippi River to the bottomland hardwoods , to the barrier islands ...
Flooding and Louisiana trees - KALB News (press release)8/25/2017 3:05:44 PM
KALB News (press release) Flooding and Louisiana trees KALB News (press release) Research has indicated that bottomland hardwoods can be especially vulnerable to mortality if the tree is inundated by flood waters within two weeks after the first flush of growth. The fourth factor that determines if a tree will be stressed or ...
Teddy Bears are Alive and Well Thanks to Stewardship-Minded Farmers in Louisiana - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)3/10/2016 4:31:08 PM
USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Teddy Bears are Alive and Well Thanks to Stewardship-Minded Farmers in Louisiana USDA.gov (press release) (blog) We soon realized how important a tool WRP could be in restoring bottomland hardwoods and other wetland habitat for the Louisiana black bear, which is one of 16 subspecies of the American black bear, unique to Louisiana , western Mississippi and eastern ... and more »
Forest Resource Assessment News ItemsYazoo Pumps: The Zombie Project That Must End - American Rivers (blog)5/11/2018 11:30:42 AM
American Rivers (blog) Yazoo Pumps: The Zombie Project That Must End American Rivers (blog) This guest blog by Melissa Samet, Senior Water Resources Counsel, National Wildlife Federation, is a part of our America's Most Endangered Rivers® series on the Big Sunflower River. ... While the Teddy Bear thrived, the Louisiana black bears did not ...
How Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year from America's Elderly - Bloomberg5/3/2018 5:00:41 AM
Bloomberg How Criminals Steal $37 Billion a Year from America's Elderly Bloomberg As the scheme progressed, Jones, who was legally blind and lived alone in a two-story house in Moss Bluff, Louisiana , depleted her savings, took out a reverse mortgage and cashed in a life insurance policy. She didn't tell her family, ... But ...
Pipeline resistance stews in La. cypress swamps - E&E News4/30/2018 9:55:32 AM
E&E News Pipeline resistance stews in La . cypress swamps E&E News Using a Louisiana -focused assessment tool, the Army Corps determined that ETP could offset wetlands impacts by purchasing about 1,500 credits for cypress-tupelo swamp in the Atchafalaya Basin. But with limited cypress credits available in mitigation ... and more »
The Rundown: Sexual harassment, gambling, TOPS, guns legislation and more news in Louisiana politics today - The Advocate4/18/2018 7:37:22 AM
The Advocate The Rundown: Sexual harassment, gambling, TOPS, guns legislation and more news in Louisiana politics today The Advocate Today in The Rundown: It's a jam-packed update on everything going on in Louisiana politics today -- sexual harassment, gambling, medical pot, criminal justice and even the latest in the still on-going fight after the death of Tony the Truck Stop Tiger ...
Here's what Jefferson Parish businesses want from the Louisiana Legislature - NOLA.com2/23/2018 8:05:54 AM
NOLA.com Here's what Jefferson Parish businesses want from the Louisiana Legislature NOLA.com Jefferson Chamber President Todd Murphy, at podium, gives closing remarks at the chamber's legislative issues breakfast at the Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel in Kenner on March 23, 2017. (Photo by Peter G. Forest , NOLA.com | The ...
Fort Polk sale of 'trespass horses' challenged by horse welfare advocates - NOLA.com1/9/2018 5:51:50 PM
NOLA.com Fort Polk sale of 'trespass horses' challenged by horse welfare advocates NOLA.com An effort by U.S. Army officials to dispose of as many as 700 so-called "trespass horses" on the Fort Polk Military Reservation and the Peason Ridge Military Training Area in west central Louisiana was challenged in federal court Tuesday (Jan. 9) by an ... and more »
The Hot List: 25 names that will dominate Louisiana sports in 2018 - NOLA.com12/31/2017 4:18:03 PM
NOLA.com The Hot List: 25 names that will dominate Louisiana sports in 2018 NOLA.com As the medical director for Tulane's Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) clinic, Stewart oversees a national after-care program for former NFL players at the Tulane Medical Center. The Milestone Wellness Assessment provides a comprehensive health ...
The Dark Bounty of Texas Oil - The New Yorker12/25/2017 5:01:28 AM
The New Yorker The Dark Bounty of Texas Oil The New Yorker Around the turn of the twentieth century, near Beaumont—on the Gulf Coast, close to the Louisiana state line—there was a sulfurous hill called Sour Spring Mound. Natural gas was perpetually seeping to the surface, and schoolboys sometimes set the ...
Forestry Resources News ItemsHunt Forest Products Plans $115 Million Lumber Mill in Urania, Louisiana - Area Development Online2/28/2018 4:08:27 PM
Hunt Forest Products Plans $115 Million Lumber Mill in Urania, Louisiana Area Development Online “We are excited to be bringing a high-tech sawmill, and the skilled jobs it will provide, to Central Louisiana , and to provide a local outlet for the massive inventory of southern yellow pine that exists in this region,” said company co-owner Hunt, who ... and more »
Air Performance to add 18 jobs in Geneva County expansion - Made In Alabama8/2/2017 11:44:23 AM
Made In Alabama Air Performance to add 18 jobs in Geneva County expansion Made In Alabama Another example of innovation in Alabama's forest products industry can be found in Clarke County, at Louisiana -Pacific Corp.'s $265 million operation near Thomasville, which employs ... FORESTRY RESOURCES . Alabama has the second largest commercial ... and more »
Alabama forest products industry poised for gains after strong year - Made In Alabama7/31/2017 2:56:05 PM
Made In Alabama Alabama forest products industry poised for gains after strong year Made In Alabama Another example of innovation in Alabama's forest products industry can be found in Clarke County, at Louisiana -Pacific Corp.'s $265 million operation near Thomasville, which employs ... FORESTRY RESOURCES . Alabama has the second largest commercial ...