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Louisiana Active Water Level Network - USGS Groundwater Watch

The USGS Groundwater Watch pages present groundwater level data from wells and discharge data from springs currently in a regular measurement program.  Individual wells can be present in multiple networks. For instance, a well with real time instrumentation that is designed to monitor climate effects will be present in at least 3 networks: Real Time, Climate Response, and Active Water Levels. Springs are presented in their own network and incorporated into the Active Water Level network. Springs are not included in any other networks at this time. Click here for help page for this tool.

 

State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
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A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2010
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This report is the 13th in a series of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Circular reports that have been published every 5 years since 1950.

 

Show Groundwater Organizations & Professionals (192)
There are 192 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Groundwater Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
Geologists / Hydrologists
Andrew Lewin
Department of Natural Resources - Special Projects- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Ann Wiley
Department of Natural Resources - Tract Evaluation and Lease Development Section- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Apex Geoscience
- Tyler, TX
Byron Miller
Department of Natural Resources - Supervisor - Special Projects Section - Baton Rouge, LA
Cardno MM&A
David Ray Williamson - Senior Geologist/Registered Professional Geologist - Shreveport City, LA
Charles Bradbury
Department of Natural Resources - Special Projects- Engineering - Baton Rouge, LA
David R. Williamson, RPG
CRC, LLC International Archaeology & Ecology Consultants - Environmental Geologist - Chappell Hill, TX
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Hill Geophysical Consulting
Kevin Hill - Shreveport, LA
Jason Talbot
Department of Natural Resources - Tract Evaluation and Lease Development Section- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Michael Harvey
Department of Natural Resources - Special Projects- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Mike Bradley
Department of Natural Resources - Tract Evaluation and Lease Development Section- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Sam Roquemore
Department of Natural Resources - Tract Evaluation and Lease Development Section- Geologist - Baton Rouge, LA
Shreveport Geological Society
- Shreveport, LA
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
Government Agencies
Angela Dickson
LA Office of Forestry - Natchitoches, LA
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Center for Environmental Health
Department of Health and Hospitals - Baton Rouge, LA
Don Smith
LA Office of Ag and Forestry - Walker, LA
Epney Brasher
LA Office of Ag and Forestry - Amite, LA
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
Doug Gregory - Executive Director - Tampa, FL
Jim Caldwell
USFS - Pineville, LA
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Mike Strain, D.V.M. - Commissioner Of Agriculture & Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Office of Soil and Water Conservation
Bradley Spicer - Assistant Commissioner - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Peggy M. Hatch - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Stephen Chustz - Secretary - Office of the Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Robert Barham - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana NRCS State Office
Kevin Norton - State Conservationist - Alexandria, LA
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation
A. Kell McInnis, III - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR
Richard Ieyoub - Commissioner of Conservation - Baton Rouge, LA
Public Works and Water Resources Division
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development - Baton Rouge, LA
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
The Office of Animal Health and Food Safety
Brent Robbins, D.V.M., M.B.A. - State Veterinarian - Baton Rouge, LA
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Wade Dubea
LA Office of Ag and Forestry - State Forester - Baton Rouge, LA
Licensed Water Well Contractors
Acadian Engrs & Env. Consultants
Andre' Aucoin - Eunice, LA
Alleman'S Water Well Drilling
Ovide Alleman - Lafayette, LA
Amy, M. E. , Drilling Co., Inc
John M. Shuman - Opelousas, LA
Andrews & Foster Drilling Company
Donald A. Foster - President - Athens, TX
Apex Geoscience
- Tyler, TX
Atc Group Services, Inc.
Ray J. Robert, Jr. - Lafayette, LA
Billeaud's (A) Drilling Service
Arthur James Billeaud - Lafayette, LA
Billeaud, Glenn, Pump & Water
Terry L. Suire - Lafayette, LA
Blacks Water Well Inc.
Brandon Labit - Abbeville, LA
Brian Huval Water Well Drilling
Brian J. Huval - Breaux Bridge, LA
Broussard , Ernest, Water Wells
Clayton Broussard - Milton, LA
Carroll Meaux Water Well Service
Carroll J. Meaux - Scott, LA
D & W Drilling Company, Inc.
Walter C. Johnson - Lake Charles, LA
Daniel J. Holder, P.E., Inc.
Daniel J. Holder - Lake Charles, LA
Delahoussaye Water Well Drilling
Brian Delahoussaye - Breaux Bridge, LA
Devonian Group, L.L.C.
Eugene Gaudet - Lafayette, LA
Edi Environmental Services, Inc
Clayton Courville - Lafayette, LA
Encore Environmental Drilling
John C. Lahaye - Mamou, LA
Environmental' Sampling, Inc.
Ernest W. Franz, III - Lafayette, LA
Erso Inc.
Arthur Simon - Rayne, LA
ETTL Engineers & Consultants Inc.
Douglas E. Flatt - Chief Executive Officer - Tyler, TX
Exploration De La Terre
Patrick Broussard - Maurice, LA
Fas-Line
Floyd Gilliland - Kilgore, TX
Forest, Sheldon Water Wells
Sheldon Forest - Maurice, LA
Fugro Consultants Lp
David W. Duhon - Westlake, LA
Gearen Water Well
D. W. Gearen - Dequincy, LA
Guichard Operating Company, Inc.
Joel A. Guichard - Crowley, LA
H & R Water Well
Thomas E. Holcomb - Lake Charles, LA
Hargrave Water Well
Roger Dale Hargrave - Abbeville, LA
Harold P. Leleux
Harold P. Leleux - Rayne, LA
Hydro Environmental Technology
Stewart L. Stover, Jr. - Lafayette, LA
J & R Drilling
Randall W. Gearen - Dequincy, LA
Jesco Environmental & Geotech.
Alvinette Teal - Jennings, LA
Kourco Environmental Services, Inc.
John Koury, Jr. - Lafayette, LA
Layne Christensen Company
David W. Meche - Rayne, LA
Louisiana Hydro
Paul Starkovich - Lake Charles, LA
MagnaCore Drilling & Environmental Services, Inc.
Cedric Cascio - Allen, TX
Marcus F. Guidry & Associates, Inc.
Marcus F. Guidry - Lafayette, LA
Matte Water Well Drilling
Victor W. Matte - Rayne, LA
Matthieu'S Water Well Drilling
Ronnie Matthieu - Arnaudville, LA
Maxim'S Water Well Service, Inc.
Herschel Bourque - Welsh, LA
Mike'S Water Well Drilling
Michael Lucero - Eunice, LA
Pellerin'S Water Well Drilling
Irvin Pellerin - Scott, LA
Pender Water Wells
Ernest Pender - President - Texarkana, TX
Rig Water Drilling Company, Inc.
Lance A. Guichard - Crowley, LA
Scruggs, Inc.
- Joaquin, TX
Segura Water Well Service
Kenneth C. Segura - Loreauville, LA
Simon Land & Irrigation
Kevin Leblanc - Estherwood, LA
Site Engineering, Inc
Clint S. Mcdowell - Broussard, LA
Source Environmental Services, Inc.
James M. Burton - Breaux Bridge, LA
South Louisiana Testing and Inspection
Tommy Clark - Houma, LA
Specialized Environmental Resources
Terry B. Jeansonne - Carencro, LA
Strata Core Drilling, Inc
William Fields - Fort Worth, TX
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
The Summit Group Of Louisiana, Inc.
Edward A. Hudson - Sulphur, LA
Soil / Water Testing Labs
Almost There Plumbing Repair
Terry Jennings - Owner - Carencro, LA
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
Agricultural Economic Development Assistance
Rene Simon - Director - Agricultural Economic Development - Baton Rouge, LA
Agricultural Prescribed Burning Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Agricultural Solid Waste Management Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Alligator Program
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Artificial Reef Program
Mike McDonough - LA Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Program
Dana Naquin - Baton Rouge, LA
Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
Kerry St. Pe' - Program Director - Thibodaux, LA
Center for Environmental Health
Department of Health and Hospitals - Baton Rouge, LA
Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Office of the Governor - Coastal Activities - Baton Rouge, LA
Coastal Wetland Re-vegetation Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act
Susan Testroet- Bergeron - USGS CWPPRA Outreach Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Commodity Promotion and Research - LDAF
Michell Estay - Director - Hammond, LA
EPA/Agricultural Nonpoint Source Abatement Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Forest Management Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Forest Protection Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Forestry Productivity Program
Pat Aronstein - Forestry Program Director - Baton Rouge, LA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
Horticulture & Quarantine Programs
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Hunter Education-LDWF
John Sturgis - Range Safety Officer - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana 4-H
Mark Tassin - 4-H Youth and Family Development Department - Department Head - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Mike Strain, D.V.M. - Commissioner Of Agriculture & Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Peggy M. Hatch - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Stephen Chustz - Secretary - Office of the Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Robert Barham - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Economic Development
Steven Moret - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Firewise program
Don Smith - Forest Protection Chief - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Forest Stewardship Program
David R. Campbell - Forestry Program Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Marine Education Resources
Dianne Lindstedt - Education Coordinator - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural Areas Registry Program
- Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural Heritage Program
Amity Bass - Program Manager - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO)
Brian Wynne - Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Regional Restoration Planning Program (RRP Program)
Charles Armbruster, Program Manager - LOSCO - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Statewide Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Program
Eric Baka - RCW Safe Harbor Coordinator - Pineville, LA
Louisiana Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
Kathryn Fontenot - SARE State Coordinator - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana's Certified Prescribed Burner Program
Don Smith - Forest Protection Chief - LDAF - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana's Invasive Species Website
Richard Campanella - Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana's Nonpoint Source Pollution Unit - LDEQ
Gwendolyn Berthelot - Baton Rouge, LA
LSU AgCenter
Bill Richardson - Vice President for Agriculture and Dean of the College of Agriculture - Baton Rouge, LA
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Nutria Control Program
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Coastal Management - Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Keith Lovell - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR
Richard Ieyoub - Commissioner of Conservation - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Soil & Water Conservation - LDAF
Bradley Spicer - Assistant Commissioner - Baton Rouge, LA
Pesticide & Environmental Programs
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Pesticide and Environmental Programs Division - LDAF
Bobby Simoneaux - Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Private Land Management Assistance
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Public Works and Water Resources Division
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development - Baton Rouge, LA
Randy Rentz
Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry - Forestry Reforestation Branch Chief - Columbia, LA
Reforestation Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Seed Programs
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Hamond, LA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Specialty Crops Program
- Hamond, LA
State Wildlife Grant Program in Louisiana
Sam Holcomb - SWG Coordinator - LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Water Conservation
Center for Environmental Health
Department of Health and Hospitals - Baton Rouge, LA
Chris Breden
LSU Ag Center - Aquaculture Area Agent - Winnsboro, LA
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
- Baton Rouge, LA
David Bourgeois
Louisiana State University - Fisheries Agent - Cut Off, LA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
Gulf Restoration Network
Cyn Sarthou - Executive Director - New Orleans, LA
Jerald Horst
Louisiana State University - Area Agent (Fisheries) - Marrero, LA
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Stephen Chustz - Secretary - Office of the Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR
Richard Ieyoub - Commissioner of Conservation - Baton Rouge, LA
Public Works and Water Resources Division
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development - Baton Rouge, LA
Restore America's Estuaries
Elsa Carlisle - Senior Director of Restoration & Administration - Arlington, VA
Sandy L. Corkern
Louisiana State University - Area Agent (Fisheries) - Franklin, LA
Water Districts and Associations
Atchafalaya Basin Levee District
Christy Jewell - Port Allen, LA
Bossier Levee District
Mary Jane Easterly - Bossier City, LA
Fifth Louisiana Levee District
Jason Trichell - Tallulah, LA
Grand Isle Independent Levee District
Pat Bellanger - Levee Board Secretary - Grand Isle, LA
Iberia Parish Levee Hurricane, and Conservation District
Ray Fremin - New Iberia, LA
Lafitte Area Independent Levee District
Nicole Cooper - Lafitte, LA
Nineteenth Louisiana Levee District
Richard Crain - Colfax, LA
North Lafourche Conservation, Levee & Drainage District
Dwayne Bourgeois - Executive Director - Thibodaux, LA
Office of Soil & Water Conservation - LDAF
Bradley Spicer - Assistant Commissioner - Baton Rouge, LA
Red River, Atchafalaya, & Bayou Boeuf Levee District
Debbie Lafleur - Secretary - Alexandria, LA
South Lafourche Levee District
Mary Punch - Galliano, LA
Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East
Timothy Doody - President - New Orleans, LA
Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - West
Susan Maclay - President - Marrero, LA
St. Mary Levee District
Hilary Thibodeaux - Executive Director - Morgan City, LA
Teche-Vermilion Fresh Water District
Donald F. Sagrera - Executive Director - Lafayette, LA
Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District
Angela Rains - Houma, LA

 Surface Water Quality

   
Show Articles on Surface Water Quality (26)
State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

NRCS Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative

In November of 2009, Secretary Vilsack announced a commitment of $320 million over the next four years for a Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative to address water quality, wildlife habitat and natural resource conservation concerns in the Basin.& ...

 

State Of The Bobwhite: Grassland Conservation At A Crossroads
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This first annual “State of the Bobwhite” report by the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) and the National Bobwhite Technical Committee (NBTC) provides a snapshot of the population, hunting, and conservation status of the northern bobwhite, Colinus virginianus.

 

Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative 2012 Annual Report
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Mission: The Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative articulates a shared vision for sustainable natural and cultural resources in the face of a changing climate and other threats; fosters a cooperative capacity within the conservation community to meet the challenges of achieving that vision; and facilitates the refinement of that vision through targeted evaluation over time.

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

SeaStates 2013: How Well Does Your State Protect Your Coastal Waters?
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Here, using publicly available information, the Marine Conservation Institute and Mission Blue present the first scientifically rigorous quantitative account of no-take marine reserves in the waters of US coastal states and territories.

 

Wetlands Conservation at a Glance
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According to Tierra Resources, wetlands are our first line of defense against hurricanes and their protection and restoration are vital to both the economic and environmental sustainability of the Gulf Coast.

 

EPA Cannot Regulate Stormwater Flow, Only Pollutants in Stormwater
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A federal court held last month that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot regulate storm water flow in setting a total maximum daily load for impaired waters under the Clean Water Act.

 

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Increasing Landowner Compensation for Ecosystem Services
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This report provides an overview of existing payment programs and markets, and discusses the concepts of bundling and stacking, offer policy recommendations, and provides examples of current efforts to more effectively integrate payment opportunities for landowners.

 

Getting Paid for Stewardship: An Agricultural Community Water Quality Trading Guide
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Agricultural producers are finding opportunities to get paid for their stewardship activities through water quality trading. Generally, they sell the amount of nutrients or sediment reduced by conservation practices.

 

The Path Forward to Restoring the Gulf Coast: A Proposed Comprehensive Plan
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Summary of region-wide preliminary collaborations among Gulf states (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas) affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, as mandated by the RESTORE Act, to ensure and promote long-term environmental and economic health of the Gulf Coast.

 

Classifications for Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act(CWPPRA) Site-Specific Projects: 2010
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The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) funds over 100 wetland restoration projects across Louisiana. Integral to the success of CWPPRA is its long-term monitoring program, which enables State and Federal agencies to determine the effectiveness of each restoration effort.

 

Land Area Change in Coastal Louisiana from 1932 to 2010
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Coastal Louisiana wetlands make up the seventh largest delta on Earth, contain about 37 percent of the estuarine herbaceous marshes in the conterminous United States, and support the largest commercial fishery in the lower 48 States.

 

Updated 2013 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates
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In February 2013, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) promulgate an emergency rule for the 2013 recreational red snapper season.

 

Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System Permit Application
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The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Scenic Rivers program law requires authorization of activities in or affecting rivers that have been designated by the Louisiana Legislature as Natural and Scenic.

 

A Land Conservation Vision for the Gulf of Mexico Region
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The Gulf Partnership is committed to Strategic Conservation, the identification of the most important areas in a region for conservation, restoration and long-term management.

 

Conservation buffers: wildlife benefits in Southeastern agricultural systems
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Conservation buffers such as filter strips, riparian buffers, grassed waterways, and field borders are especially applicable to southeastern landscapes and have multiple environmental benefits while serving to significantly improve wildlife habitats.

 

Bobwhite and Upland Songbird Response to CCRP Practice CP33, Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
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Summary Findings The Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds practice (CP33) is the first Federal conservation practice to target species-specific population recovery goals of a national wildlife conservation initiative (the Northern Bobwhite Conservation Initiative).

 

Density and diversity of overwintering birds in managed field borders in Mississippi.
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ABSTRACT.—Grassland bird populations are sharply declining in North America. Changes in agricultural practices during the past 50 years have been suggested as one of the major causes of this decline.

 

Rotational Grazing
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This document, from Cooperative Extension at the University of Kentucky, is a 15-pager how-to that covers both infrastructure and management requirements for this form of grazing, which helps farmers increase net profit by increasing yield of animal products per acre.

 

Watering systems for Cattle Ponds
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Discusses general considerations and various designs for such systems.

 

Riparian Area Assessment Guide for Streamside Landowners
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This 26-page booklet introduces the Stream-A-Syst system to help landowners assess and manage their streams.  It contains a worksheet, action plan with recommended steps and sources of information to address various issues, and a visual (photographic) assessment guide.

 

Riparian Buffers: Functions and Value
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Defines riparian buffers and discusses various benefits, including property value, wildlife habitat, timber, and recreational/aesthetic/spiritual values.

 

Algal Blooms, Scums and Mats in Ponds
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This brief document is full of photos that will help landowners to determine what form of algae they may have.  It describes the major types, their causes, effects, and what can be done to manage algal blooms.

 

Historical and Projected Coastal Louisiana Land Changes: 1978-2050
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An important component of the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Comprehensive Coastwide Ecosystem Restoration Study is the projection of a “future condition” for the Louisiana coast if no further restoration measures were adopted.

 

To Divert or Not to Divert – Our Future Hangs in the Balance
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LPBF discusses the pros and cons of diversions. LPBF determines the alternative of  pumping sediment  will cost $70,000 to $120,000 per acre and concludes that a new generation of sediment diversions are necessary to sustain our coast.

 

Show Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals (275)
There are 275 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Surface Water Quality Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
Biologists / Ecologists
Aaron Dugas
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Aaron S. Bass
CH2M HILL - Baton Rouge, LA
Adam Trahan
ENCOS - Baton Rouge, LA
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Anthony Vingiello
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Bradley Breland
Gulf Coastal Plain Biologist - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Hammond, LA
Brady S. Trahan
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Carl Frentress
Senior Wildlife Biologist - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, TX
Chance Kimbrough
Advanced Ecology, Ltd. - Wildlife Biologist / Forester - Center, TX
Christopher McCready
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Conestoga-Rovers & Associates
Raymond J. (Trace) Chadwick - Shreveport, LA
CRC, LLC
- Shreveport, LA
Daniel Bollich
Delta Land Services - Certified Forester - Port Allen, LA
David Breithaupt
Private Lands Program Manager - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
David D. Hebert
H2Oyster, LLC - Metairie, LA
Earl J. Melancon, Jr.
Environmental Consulting - Thibodaux, LA
Eco-Asset Solutions & Innovations LLC
William Coleman - Co-Founder & CEO - Redwood City, CA
Florida Association of Native Nurseries
Cammie Donaldson - Executive Director - Melbourne , FL
Fredrick E. Schultz
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Gabriel Johnson
MREC Environmental, LLC - Marrero, LA
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gregory Badon
ARCADIS - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Ed Champagne - Lafayette, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consulting
Jim Martin - Metairie, LA
Gulf Engineers and Consultants
Mike Hattaway - Mandeville, LA
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
Gulf South Research Corporation
- Baton Rouge, LA
Jason Shackelford
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
John Marksberry
Bird & Crawford Forestry - Forester / Wildlife Biologist - Shreveport, LA
John Wallace
Pheasants Forever Inc. - Regional Field Representative - Greenville, OH
Jude J. LeDoux
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Justin Rabalais
Mississippi Alluvial Valley Biologist - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Kenneth King, Jr.
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Kenneth Ribbeck
Biologist Administrator/Chief - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Kori Legleu
Gulf Coastal Plain Biologist - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA
Laura Lee Wilkinson
US Army Corps of Engineers - Biologist - New Orleans, LA
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Mark H. Gagliano
Coastal Environments, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Matt Stahman
Principal - Baton Rouge, LA
Michael F. Rayle
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Nicholas Gaspard
Fenstermaker - Lafayette, LA
Noel V. Brodtmann, Jr.
Environmental Professionals Limited - Metairie, LA
Paul M. LeBlanc, III
SJB Group - Baton Rouge, LA
Richard L. Waldron
Robert P. Waldron Incorporated - River Ridge, LA
Robert Gosnell
Biologist Director - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Sarah K. Roy
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Scott A. Porter
EcoLogic Environmental - Houma, LA
Terry Anderson
President - Advanced Ecology LLC - Center, TX
Thomas A. Picou
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Travis Dufour
Mississippi Alluvial Valley Biologist Supervisor - Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Tyler Ortego
ORA Estuaries - New Orleans, LA
Fisheries Biologists
Brandon Booth
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Casey Hares
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Jeffrey Herod
U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service - Southeast Regional Office - Regional Aquatic Invasive Species (Ais) Coordinator - Atlanta, GA
John Galvez
U.s. Fish & Wildlife Service - South Florida Fisheries Resource Office - Regional Aquatic Invasive Species (Ais) Coordinator - Vero Beach, FL
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Richard L. Waldron
Robert P. Waldron Incorporated - River Ridge, LA
Southern Sportsman Aquatics & Land Management
Scott Brown - Owner - Advance, NC
Tyler Ortego
ORA Estuaries - New Orleans, LA
Government Agencies
Angela Dickson
LA Office of Forestry - Natchitoches, LA
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Center for Environmental Health
Department of Health and Hospitals - Baton Rouge, LA
Don Smith
LA Office of Ag and Forestry - Walker, LA
Epney Brasher
LA Office of Ag and Forestry - Amite, LA
Farm Service Agency
USDA - Washington, DC
Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
Doug Gregory - Executive Director - Tampa, FL
Jim Caldwell
USFS - Pineville, LA
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Mike Strain, D.V.M. - Commissioner Of Agriculture & Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Office of Soil and Water Conservation
Bradley Spicer - Assistant Commissioner - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Peggy M. Hatch - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Stephen Chustz - Secretary - Office of the Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Robert Barham - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana NRCS State Office
Kevin Norton - State Conservationist - Alexandria, LA
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation
A. Kell McInnis, III - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
National Invasive Species Council
U.S. Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Natural Resources Conservation Service
USDA - Washington, DC
Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR
Richard Ieyoub - Commissioner of Conservation - Baton Rouge, LA
Public Works and Water Resources Division
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development - Baton Rouge, LA
State and Private Forestry
USDA Forest Service - Office of Communication - Washington, DC
The Office of Animal Health and Food Safety
Brent Robbins, D.V.M., M.B.A. - State Veterinarian - Baton Rouge, LA
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Washington, DC
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- Washington, DC
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture - Washington, DC
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Department of the Interior - Washington, DC
Wade Dubea
LA Office of Ag and Forestry - State Forester - Baton Rouge, LA
Riparian and Wetlands Specialists
Aaron Dugas
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Aaron S. Bass
CH2M HILL - Baton Rouge, LA
Adam Trahan
ENCOS - Baton Rouge, LA
Advanced Ecology, LTD.
Keith Webb - Environmental Operations Manager - Center, TX
Anthony Vingiello
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Brady S. Trahan
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Brandon Booth
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Casey Hares
Lochow Ranch - Fisheries Biologist - Bryan, TX
Christopher McCready
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Comite Resources, Inc.
Dr. John W. Day, Jr. - Zachary, LA
CRC, LLC
- Shreveport, LA
Daniel Bollich
Delta Land Services - Certified Forester - Port Allen, LA
David D. Hebert
H2Oyster, LLC - Metairie, LA
Earl J. Melancon, Jr.
Environmental Consulting - Thibodaux, LA
Fredrick E. Schultz
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Gabriel Johnson
MREC Environmental, LLC - Marrero, LA
Gregory Badon
ARCADIS - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf South Research Corporation
- Baton Rouge, LA
James Ballard
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commision - Sport Fish Restoration Administrative Program Coordinator - Ocean Springs, MS
Jason Shackelford
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Jason Theriot
The Earth Partners - Brodhead, WI
Jude J. LeDoux
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Kenneth King, Jr.
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Lower Mississippi River Fisheries Coordination Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Vicksburg, MS
Mark H. Gagliano
Coastal Environments, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Matt Stahman
Principal - Baton Rouge, LA
Michael F. Rayle
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Nicholas Gaspard
Fenstermaker - Lafayette, LA
Noel V. Brodtmann, Jr.
Environmental Professionals Limited - Metairie, LA
Paul M. LeBlanc, III
SJB Group - Baton Rouge, LA
Richard L. Waldron
Robert P. Waldron Incorporated - River Ridge, LA
Rick Gates, R.F.
Diehl & Gates Forestry LLC - Partner - Bossier City, LA
Sarah K. Roy
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
TGE Resources, Inc.
Robin Franks, P.G., CHMM, RSO - President/Principal - Houston, TX
Thomas A. Picou
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Tierra Resources LLC
Dr. Sarah Mack - Founder and CEO - New Orleans, LA
Tyler Ortego
ORA Estuaries - New Orleans, LA
Wetlands Mitigation Strategies, LLC
Andrew J. Harrison, Jr. - Owner - Baton Rouge, LA
WetlandsReport.com
Scott Nesbit - Sales - Baton Rouge, LA
Soil / Water Testing Labs
Almost There Plumbing Repair
Terry Jennings - Owner - Carencro, LA
DBSA Soil Testing & Research Laboratory
Joleen Hines - Laboratory Manager - Albuquerque, NM
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Perry Agricultural Laboratory
- Bowling Green, MO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
State Funding / Technical Resources
Agricultural Economic Development Assistance
Rene Simon - Director - Agricultural Economic Development - Baton Rouge, LA
Agricultural Prescribed Burning Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Agricultural Solid Waste Management Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Alligator Program
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Artificial Reef Program
Mike McDonough - LA Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Program
Dana Naquin - Baton Rouge, LA
Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
Kerry St. Pe' - Program Director - Thibodaux, LA
Center for Environmental Health
Department of Health and Hospitals - Baton Rouge, LA
Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Office of the Governor - Coastal Activities - Baton Rouge, LA
Coastal Wetland Re-vegetation Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act
Susan Testroet- Bergeron - USGS CWPPRA Outreach Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Commodity Promotion and Research - LDAF
Michell Estay - Director - Hammond, LA
EPA/Agricultural Nonpoint Source Abatement Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Forest Management Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Forest Protection Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Forestry Productivity Program
Pat Aronstein - Forestry Program Director - Baton Rouge, LA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
Horticulture & Quarantine Programs
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Hunter Education-LDWF
John Sturgis - Range Safety Officer - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana 4-H
Mark Tassin - 4-H Youth and Family Development Department - Department Head - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Mike Strain, D.V.M. - Commissioner Of Agriculture & Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Peggy M. Hatch - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Stephen Chustz - Secretary - Office of the Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Robert Barham - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Economic Development
Steven Moret - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Firewise program
Don Smith - Forest Protection Chief - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Forest Stewardship Program
David R. Campbell - Forestry Program Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Marine Education Resources
Dianne Lindstedt - Education Coordinator - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural Areas Registry Program
- Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural Heritage Program
Amity Bass - Program Manager - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO)
Brian Wynne - Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Regional Restoration Planning Program (RRP Program)
Charles Armbruster, Program Manager - LOSCO - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Statewide Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Program
Eric Baka - RCW Safe Harbor Coordinator - Pineville, LA
Louisiana Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
Kathryn Fontenot - SARE State Coordinator - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana's Certified Prescribed Burner Program
Don Smith - Forest Protection Chief - LDAF - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana's Invasive Species Website
Richard Campanella - Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana's Nonpoint Source Pollution Unit - LDEQ
Gwendolyn Berthelot - Baton Rouge, LA
LSU AgCenter
Bill Richardson - Vice President for Agriculture and Dean of the College of Agriculture - Baton Rouge, LA
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Nutria Control Program
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Coastal Management - Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Keith Lovell - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR
Richard Ieyoub - Commissioner of Conservation - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Soil & Water Conservation - LDAF
Bradley Spicer - Assistant Commissioner - Baton Rouge, LA
Pesticide & Environmental Programs
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Pesticide and Environmental Programs Division - LDAF
Bobby Simoneaux - Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Private Land Management Assistance
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Public Works and Water Resources Division
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development - Baton Rouge, LA
Randy Rentz
Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry - Forestry Reforestation Branch Chief - Columbia, LA
Reforestation Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Seed Programs
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Hamond, LA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Specialty Crops Program
- Hamond, LA
State Wildlife Grant Program in Louisiana
Sam Holcomb - SWG Coordinator - LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Water Conservation
Center for Environmental Health
Department of Health and Hospitals - Baton Rouge, LA
Chris Breden
LSU Ag Center - Aquaculture Area Agent - Winnsboro, LA
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
- Baton Rouge, LA
David Bourgeois
Louisiana State University - Fisheries Agent - Cut Off, LA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
Gulf Restoration Network
Cyn Sarthou - Executive Director - New Orleans, LA
Jerald Horst
Louisiana State University - Area Agent (Fisheries) - Marrero, LA
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Stephen Chustz - Secretary - Office of the Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR
Richard Ieyoub - Commissioner of Conservation - Baton Rouge, LA
Public Works and Water Resources Division
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development - Baton Rouge, LA
Restore America's Estuaries
Elsa Carlisle - Senior Director of Restoration & Administration - Arlington, VA
Sandy L. Corkern
Louisiana State University - Area Agent (Fisheries) - Franklin, LA
Water Districts and Associations
Atchafalaya Basin Levee District
Christy Jewell - Port Allen, LA
Bossier Levee District
Mary Jane Easterly - Bossier City, LA
Fifth Louisiana Levee District
Jason Trichell - Tallulah, LA
Grand Isle Independent Levee District
Pat Bellanger - Levee Board Secretary - Grand Isle, LA
Iberia Parish Levee Hurricane, and Conservation District
Ray Fremin - New Iberia, LA
Lafitte Area Independent Levee District
Nicole Cooper - Lafitte, LA
Nineteenth Louisiana Levee District
Richard Crain - Colfax, LA
North Lafourche Conservation, Levee & Drainage District
Dwayne Bourgeois - Executive Director - Thibodaux, LA
Office of Soil & Water Conservation - LDAF
Bradley Spicer - Assistant Commissioner - Baton Rouge, LA
Red River, Atchafalaya, & Bayou Boeuf Levee District
Debbie Lafleur - Secretary - Alexandria, LA
South Lafourche Levee District
Mary Punch - Galliano, LA
Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East
Timothy Doody - President - New Orleans, LA
Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - West
Susan Maclay - President - Marrero, LA
St. Mary Levee District
Hilary Thibodeaux - Executive Director - Morgan City, LA
Teche-Vermilion Fresh Water District
Donald F. Sagrera - Executive Director - Lafayette, LA
Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District
Angela Rains - Houma, LA
Wildlife / Habitat Specialists
10 Point Wildlife Management
AR
Aaron Dugas
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Aaron S. Bass
CH2M HILL - Baton Rouge, LA
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
American Forest Management
- Charlotte, NC
Anthony Vingiello
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Brady S. Trahan
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Christopher McCready
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Coggin Asset Management
Daniel S. Coggin - President - Amory, MS
David D. Hebert
H2Oyster, LLC - Metairie, LA
Earl J. Melancon, Jr.
Environmental Consulting - Thibodaux, LA
Fredrick E. Schultz
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Gabriel Johnson
MREC Environmental, LLC - Marrero, LA
Greg Simons
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist - San Angelo, TX
Gregory Badon
ARCADIS - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf Coast Joint Venture
Barry Wilson, USFWS - GCJV Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Jason D. Burke
Soterra, LLC. - Forestry and Wildlife Consultant - Pine Grove, LA
Jason Raines
Operations Manager/Forester - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Jason Shackelford
SWCA Environmental Consultants - Baton Rouge, LA
Jude J. LeDoux
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Lafayette, LA
Justin Penick
Founder, President, & CEO - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Kenneth King, Jr.
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Lance Patterson, ACF
Patterson Forestry Consultants, LLC - Consulting Forester - Ruston, LA
Lannie B. Philley, AFM
Delta Land & Farm Mgmt Co, LLC - Appraiser, Manager - Mer Rouge, LA
Lytle Forestry Services
James L. Lytle - Springhill, LA
Mark H. Gagliano
Coastal Environments, Inc. - Baton Rouge, LA
Matt Stahman
Principal - Baton Rouge, LA
Matthew N. Walters
Walters Forestry Services - Mayhew, MS
Michael F. Rayle
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Nicholas Gaspard
Fenstermaker - Lafayette, LA
Noel V. Brodtmann, Jr.
Environmental Professionals Limited - Metairie, LA
Paul M. LeBlanc, III
SJB Group - Baton Rouge, LA
Premier Wildlife Consulting
Darren Boudreaux - Wildlife & Habitat Consultant - New Roads, LA
Premier Wildlife Consulting
Darren Boudreaux - Wildlife & Habitat Consultant - New Roads, LA
Premier Wildlife Consulting
Darren Boudreaux - Wildlife & Habitat Consultant - New Roads, LA
Premier Wildlife Consulting
Darren Boudreaux - Wildlife & Habitat Consultant - New Roads, LA
Reynolds Forestry Consulting & Real Estate, PLLC
Teddy Reynolds, B.S.F., R.F., S.R. - Magnolia, AR
Richard L. Waldron
Robert P. Waldron Incorporated - River Ridge, LA
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
RoyOMartin Forestry Services
John Dunn - Manager - Alexandria, LA
Ruben Cantu
Wildlife Consultants, Inc. - Certified Wildlife Biologist, Certified Professional Rangeland Management - San Angelo, TX
Ryan Cantrell
Forester/Wildlife Biologist - Acorn Forestry - Lufkin, TX
Sarah K. Roy
E & E Group, LLC - Biologist - Kenner, LA
Society for Range Management
Jess Peterson - Executive Vice President - Littleton, CO
Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
Bill Sutton, Jessica Homyack - Co-Chairs - Clemson, SC
Southern Forestry Consultants, Inc.
- Bainbridge, GA
Thomas A. Picou
T. Baker Smith, Inc. - Houma, LA
Timber Resource Management
Paul D. Smeltzer - Athens, LA
Tyler Ortego
ORA Estuaries - New Orleans, LA

 Water Best Management Practices

   
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State Oil & Natural Gas Regulations Designed to Protect Water Resources
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This report is designed to equip regulators and policymakers with pertinent data and observations to consider when evaluating and revising rules in their states.

 

Lawn Irrigation Guide: An Easy Way to Save Water
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Lawn irrigation accounts for nearly half of homeowner water usage. Many homeowners irrigate too often and for too short a period to meet lawn and especially landscaping (tree and shrub) needs.

 

Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative 2012 Annual Report
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Mission: The Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative articulates a shared vision for sustainable natural and cultural resources in the face of a changing climate and other threats; fosters a cooperative capacity within the conservation community to meet the challenges of achieving that vision; and facilitates the refinement of that vision through targeted evaluation over time.

 

SeaStates 2013: How Well Does Your State Protect Your Coastal Waters?
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Here, using publicly available information, the Marine Conservation Institute and Mission Blue present the first scientifically rigorous quantitative account of no-take marine reserves in the waters of US coastal states and territories.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
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A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Management of Recreational and Farm Ponds in Louisiana
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This publication reviews planning considerations and management recommendations relating to a number of uses for small ponds in Louisiana.

 

Agricultural Solid Waste Best Management Practices Guidelines
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Guidelines for the best management practices for composting yard waste, race track stable bedding or other woody waste or agricultural production/processing wastes needing a permanent facility.

 

Two-Stage Poultry Mortality Composting, Daily Maintenance is Essential
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Beyond simply covering poultry mortality with litter, includes water contamination concerns.

 

Treating Poultry Litter with Alum
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Explains the benefits of using alum for both poultry production and water quality.

 

Watering systems for Cattle Ponds
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Discusses general considerations and various designs for such systems.

 

Channel Catfish, Life History and Biology
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The basics on “the most important species of aquatic animal commercially cultured in the United States.”  Discusses blue, white, brown bullhead, black bullhead, yellow bullhead, and flathead catfish species.

 

Recirculating Aquaculture Tank Production Systems: An Overview of Critical Considerations
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Pros and cons and essentials for this system. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

BMPs for Landscaping, Gardening and Pest Control

Best Management Practices For: residential homeowners, small businesses, landscapers, teenagers taking care of lawns as a summer job, golf courses, etc.

 

BMPs for Domestic Animals, Hobby Farms and Stables

Best Management Practices For: Boarding Stables, Equestrian Centers, Small Farms, Urban Horse Owners, and Kennels.  Developed because animal waste contributes to water pollution when it is improperly stored or left uncovered near small streams and storm drains.

 

Riparian Area Assessment Guide for Streamside Landowners
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This 26-page booklet introduces the Stream-A-Syst system to help landowners assess and manage their streams.  It contains a worksheet, action plan with recommended steps and sources of information to address various issues, and a visual (photographic) assessment guide.

 

Riparian Buffers: Functions and Value
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Defines riparian buffers and discusses various benefits, including property value, wildlife habitat, timber, and recreational/aesthetic/spiritual values.

 

Riparian buffers: Types and establishment methods
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Discusses grass, 3-zone, 2-zone, wildlife, urban and naturalized buffers and recommendations for how to choose, establish and cost-share.

 

Liquid Manure Solids Management
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This brief factsheet from the University of Arkansas defines liquid manure, discusses storage and management options, as well as solids removal and equipment.

 

The Use of Poultry Litter in Row Crops
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This factsheet from the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture delineates nutrient content, application procedures and guidelines for application and storage of poultry litter as a fertilizer and source of organic matter for row crops.

 

Aquaculture Environmental Best Management Practices
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Aquaculture production is one of Louisiana’s major animal industries, and its $326 million  contribution to the state’s economy makes it an important part of Louisiana’s agriculture.

 

Sustainable Dairy Production Best Management Practices
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The dairy industry is one of the most important animal industries in Louisiana, contributing more than $199 million to the state’s economy in 2007.

 

Best Management Practices for Fayetteville Shale Natural Gas Activities

This 30-page document developed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with numerous state and federal agencies, provides a comprehensive overview of recommended voluntary practices for energy companies during exploration, drilling and reclamation activities.& ...

 

Mold: Important Questions, Objective Answers
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Conflicting information and media coverage about hazards of mold and how to handle mold problems have left many people confused, concerned and sometimes frightened.

 

Composting: A Disposal Method for Fish Waste
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Composting fish waste is a relatively new, practical and an environmentally sound alternative to disposing of fish waste. It is economical, fairly odorless and a biologically beneficial practice for seafood operations.

 

Louisiana Conservation Tillage Handbook
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Handbook covers the following topics:  Crop Rotations Winter Cover Crops Variety Selection and Seeding Rates Fertilizer and Liming ...

 

Mold Removal Guidelines for Your Flooded Home
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A flood-damaged home needs special care to remove mold safely and effectively. Mold begins to grow on materials that stay wet longer than two or three days.

 

Functions and Values of Wetlands in Louisiana
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Louisiana accounts for 80 percent of the nation's coastal wetland loss. Simply put, a large proportion of Louisiana acreage is wetland. Much of the state's economy depends upon wetlands.

 

Smooth Cordgrass Varieties: Descriptions and Performance
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Smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora Loisel.) is a perennial grass native to intertidal saline marshes along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts.

 

Analysis of the Numeric Water Quality Criteria Adopted by the Ten States That Border Directly on the Mississippi River
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This report summarizes findings from an Environmental Law Institute (ELI) analysis of the numeric water quality criteria (WQC) formally adopted, as of September 1, 2008, by the ten states that border directly on the Mississippi River—Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

 

Scenic Rivers Review Fall 2013
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Stream: Sensitive and Unique Habitats  LDWF Proposes Revised Rules for Scenic Rivers  Stream Spotlight: Bay ...

 

Ground-water resources (in Louisiana)
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Care and considerations for your public water well
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Private Water Well Testing in Louisiana
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What You Need to Know to Protect Your Water

 

Verification of Recommended Management Practices for Major Aquaculture Species
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The primary goal of this Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (SRAC) project was to start verification programs in participating states (i.e.

 

Making Land
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Southern Louisiana is one of the world’s fastest-disappearing landmasses. Cutting the losses may mean letting in the floods.

 

Common Farm-raised Baitfish
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Characteristics and requirements of the three most common baitfish in the South: the golden shiner, fathead minnow or goldfish. The Southern Regional Aquaculture Center also lists all their available factsheets online.

 

What is Cage Culture?
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Advantages and disadvantages of one of the four primary methods of aquaculture: ponds, raceways, recirculating systems or cages. The Southern Regional Aquaculture Center also lists all their available factsheets online.

 

Aquaculture: Realities and Potentials When Getting Started
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Important personal, feasibility, and financial factors to consider. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.

 

Algal Blooms, Scums and Mats in Ponds
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This brief document is full of photos that will help landowners to determine what form of algae they may have.  It describes the major types, their causes, effects, and what can be done to manage algal blooms.

 

Protecting Louisiana’s Waters using Best Management Practices
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Working with representatives from the agricultural commodity groups, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation (LFBF) and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF), the LSU AgCenter has taken the lead in assembling a group of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for each agricultural commodity in Louisiana.

 

Louisiana Lawns Best Management Practices (BMPs)
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A healthy and properly cared for lawn will resist weeds and other pest problems; thus, a minimum of pesticide products will be needed. Basic lawn care consists of proper fertilizing, watering, mowing and appropriate pest management as needed.

 

Costs of Small Scale Catfish Production
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Cost estimates developed for 6 2-acre levee ponds, including production facilities, site selection and pond construction, feed storage, water supply, equipment, and production practices.

 

Recommended Best Management Practices - Nonpoint Source Pollution, Sand & Gravel Mining Industry

 

Hydromodification: Best Management Practices (BMPS) for Coastal Louisiana Nonpoint Source Pollution
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Stormwater BMP Guidance Tool
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A Stormwater Best Management Practices Guide for Orleans and Jefferson Parishes

 

Scenic River Management Plan for Bayou Manchac
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Best Management Practices for Louisiana Swine Production
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The swine industry is one of the smaller animal industries in Louisiana, contributing approximately $2.58 million to the state’s economy in 2010.

 

Sustainable Rice Best Management Practices
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Rice is one of the most important crops produced in Louisiana based both on the total acreage grown and its economic value. Production has expanded from the traditional rice-producing area of southwestern Louisiana to other areas of Louisiana, especially the northeastern portion.

 

Crawfish Environmental Best Management Practices
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Aquaculture production is one of Louisiana’s major animal industries, and its $326 million contribution to the state’s economy makes it an important part of Louisiana’s agriculture.

 

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National Wetlands Database and Interactive Mapping Tool

The Wetlands mapper is designed to deliver easy-to-use, map like views of America’s Wetland resources. It integrates digital map data along with other resource information to produce current information on the status, extent, characteristics and functions of wetlands, riparian, and deepwater habitats. ?The wetlands displayed on the Wetlands Mapper show wetland type and extent using a biological definition of wetlands. There is no attempt to define the limits of proprietary jurisdiction of any Federal, State, or local government, or to establish the geographical scope of the regulatory programs of government agencies.?

 

 

Drinking Water Watch Database - State of Louisiana

Louisiana mapThe Department of Health and Hospitals' Office of Public Health - Safe Drinking Water Program monitors the 1,403 public drinking water systems throughout Louisiana to ensure compliance with state and federal drinking water regulations so residents, visitors and tourists have access to safe, clean water.
 
Safe Drinking Water Program staff collect, analyze and review water system samples to ensure each system does not violate contaminant levels and is meeting monitoring, analytical and treatment technique requirements. This surveillance helps prevent waterborne disease outbreaks or chemical exposure associated with contaminated drinking water.
 
The program's Drinking Water Watch database shows all historical reports of public water systems in Louisiana. Drinking Water Watch contains all inventory, analytical, compliance and enforcement data. Through this database, you can access public records for these water systems at no cost.

 

Tips for the Home Gardener for Efficient Water Use

Find watering tips for your garden.

 

New Study Improves Drought Prediction Methods
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A new study by researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences may well improve the predictability of seasonal droughts and provide a better way for farmers to determine when drought conditions are likely to occur.

 

Conducting a Household Water Audit

Conducting a water audit can help you save money by reducing your home water bill (and sewer bill if you are connected to a public sewer system).& ...

 

Comprehensive Habitat Management Plan For The Lake Pontchartrain Basin
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Report developed describing strategies necessary to achieve the mission of the LPBF to restore and conserve the natural resources of the Pontchartrain Basin.& ...

 

The Path Forward to Restoring the Gulf Coast: A Proposed Comprehensive Plan
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Summary of region-wide preliminary collaborations among Gulf states (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas) affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, as mandated by the RESTORE Act, to ensure and promote long-term environmental and economic health of the Gulf Coast.

 

Analysis of the Numeric Water Quality Criteria Adopted by the Ten States That Border Directly on the Mississippi River
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This report summarizes findings from an Environmental Law Institute (ELI) analysis of the numeric water quality criteria (WQC) formally adopted, as of September 1, 2008, by the ten states that border directly on the Mississippi River—Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

 

A Coastal User’s Guide to the Louisiana Coastal Resources Program
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The purpose of this manual is to provide an updated document which reflects the changes in legislation and regulations, and to provide essential information needed by the public concerning the Louisiana Coastal Resources Program.

 

Scenic Rivers Review Fall 2013
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Stream: Sensitive and Unique Habitats  LDWF Proposes Revised Rules for Scenic Rivers  Stream Spotlight: Bay ...

 

Ground-water resources (in Louisiana)
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Care and considerations for your public water well
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The Sparta Aquifer: A Sustainable Water Resource?
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The Sparta aquifer is an aquifer of regional importance within the Mississippi embayment aquifer system. It consists of varying amounts of unconsolidated sand, inter-stratified with silt and clay lenses within the Sparta Sand of the Claiborne Group.

 

Private Water Well Testing in Louisiana
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What You Need to Know to Protect Your Water

 

WATER USE IN LOUISIANA, 2005
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In 2005, approximately 10,300 Mgal/d (million gallons per day) of water was withdrawn from ground-water and surface-water sources in Louisiana.

 

Making Land
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Southern Louisiana is one of the world’s fastest-disappearing landmasses. Cutting the losses may mean letting in the floods.

 

Preliminary Results of Recently Observed Hypoxia Development in the Chandeleur Sound and Breton Sound of Southeastern Louisiana, East of the Mississippi River Delta
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Report summarizing preliminary data analysis on water quality observations collected by the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) in 2013.

 

Water Use in Louisiana 2010
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This report presents data from a 2010 inventory of water withdrawals in Louisiana. The report presents information on withdrawals from groundwater and surface-water sources for use in public supply, industry, power generation, rural domestic, livestock, irrigation, and aquaculture for each parish in Louisiana.

 

The Cost of Doing Nothing
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Based on the written testimony of Jack Caldwell, Secretary, Louisiana DNR, regarding the problem of coastal land loss in Louisiana.

 

Simulation of Groundwater Flow in the “1,500-Foot” Sand and “2,000-Foot” Sand and Movement of Saltwater in the “2,000-Foot” Sand of the Baton Rouge Area, Louisiana
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New tool for evaluation of Baton Rouge's saltwater intrusion.

 

Recommended Best Management Practices - Nonpoint Source Pollution, Sand & Gravel Mining Industry

 

Microbes & Oil Spills - FAQs
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Louisiana Oil Spill Prevention And Response Act

 

Degradation and resilience in Louisiana salt marshes after the BP–Deepwater Horizon oil spill
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Water Rights and Water Policy in Louisiana: Laissez Faire Riparianism, Market Based Approaches, or a New Managerialism?
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2017 Coastal Master Plan Model Improvement Plan
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CPRA and The Water Institute of the Gulf, along with input from over 50 experts, have developed the Model Improvement Plan to refine existing modeling tools and develop new tools for use in the 2017 Coastal Master Plan.

 

Urban Storm Water Runoff: Roads, Highways, Bridges
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Best Management Practices (BMPS) for Coastal Louisiana Nonpoint Source Pollution.

 

Hydromodification: Best Management Practices (BMPS) for Coastal Louisiana Nonpoint Source Pollution
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Louisiana's Surface Water Management Initiative Act 955 of 2010
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Surface Water Management Information Pamphlet

 

Deep-Sea Benthic Footprint of the Deepwater Horizon Blowout
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Federal Register Proposed Rules: Gulf Coast Restoration Trust Fund
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The Department of the Treasury is proposing regulations concerning the investment and use of amounts deposited in the Gulf Coast Restoration Trust Fund, which was established in the Treasury of the United States by the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act).

 

Recently Observed Seasonal Hypoxia within the Gulf of Mexico in the Chandeleur Sound of Southeastern Louisiana and Mississippi Bight of Coastal Mississippi
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Report describes seasonal hypoxia (i.e.,oxygen depletion) occurring in Chandeleur Sound in 2012. Presents summary of results for 2008, 2010 and 2011.

 

Recently Observed Seasonal Hypoxia in Eastern Louisiana within Chandeleur Sound and near Coastal Mississippi within the Gulf of Mexico
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The Bayou Bartholomew Watershed in Arkansas and Louisiana
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The Bayou Bartholomew Watershed of Arkansas and Louisiana is one of the nation’s most unique places. Bayou Bartholomew follows a meandering course through all or part of Jefferson, Lincoln, Drew, Desha, Chicot, and Ashley counties in Arkansas and joins the Ouachita River in Morehouse Parish, near Sterlington, Louisiana.

 

Methyl Mercury in Sportfish - Information for Fish Consumers

Methylmercury is a form of mercury that is found in most freshwater and saltwater fish. In some lakes, rivers, and coastal waters in California, methylmercury has been found in some types of fish at concentrations that may be harmful to human health.

 

Managing Louisiana’s Groundwater Resources with Supplemental Information on Surface Water Resources: An Interim Report to the Louisiana Legislature
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In this report, the Louisiana Ground Water Resouces Commission provides groundwater management recommendations, describes water resources, users and uses of water resources, agencies with authority over these resources, state law and regulatory framework for water management, and current water management activities and accomplishments.

 

The RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act
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Summary of the RESTORE Act, RESTORE Act timeline, and implications for Louisiana.

 

Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act)

The RESTORE Act directs 80% of Clean Water Act penalites levied on parties responsible for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill to Gulf Coast Restoration.

 

A Degraded Gulf of Mexico: Wildlife and Wetlands Two Years Into the Gulf Oil Disaster
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Report summarizes current status of coastal wetlands and six wildlife species in the Gulf two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

 

America’s Gulf Coast: A Long Term Recovery Plan after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
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Restoration plan for the Gulf Coast after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Secretary Mabus recommends that Congress dedicate a significant amount of any civil penalties awarded to a Gulf Coast Recovery Fund for long-term recovery and restoration, and that Congress authorize a Gulf Coast Recovery Council, consisting of representatives from the Gulf states and federally recognized Gulf tribes, to manage the funds and coordinate recovery projects.

 

Gulf Coast Recovery & Restoration: 101
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Basic policies, legal processes, and terms relevant to the Deepwater Horizon disaster

 

Natural Resource Damage Assessment April 2012 Status Update for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
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This status update provides an overview of the potential impacts to the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

 

Deep Water The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling - Report to the President
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There are 88 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
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State Funding / Technical Resources
Agricultural Economic Development Assistance
Rene Simon - Director - Agricultural Economic Development - Baton Rouge, LA
Agricultural Prescribed Burning Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Agricultural Solid Waste Management Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Alligator Program
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Artificial Reef Program
Mike McDonough - LA Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Program
Dana Naquin - Baton Rouge, LA
Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program
Kerry St. Pe' - Program Director - Thibodaux, LA
Center for Environmental Health
Department of Health and Hospitals - Baton Rouge, LA
Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Office of the Governor - Coastal Activities - Baton Rouge, LA
Coastal Wetland Re-vegetation Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act
Susan Testroet- Bergeron - USGS CWPPRA Outreach Coordinator - Lafayette, LA
Commodity Promotion and Research - LDAF
Michell Estay - Director - Hammond, LA
EPA/Agricultural Nonpoint Source Abatement Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Forest Management Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Forest Protection Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Forestry Productivity Program
Pat Aronstein - Forestry Program Director - Baton Rouge, LA
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
Horticulture & Quarantine Programs
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Hunter Education-LDWF
John Sturgis - Range Safety Officer - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana 4-H
Mark Tassin - 4-H Youth and Family Development Department - Department Head - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Mike Strain, D.V.M. - Commissioner Of Agriculture & Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Peggy M. Hatch - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Stephen Chustz - Secretary - Office of the Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Robert Barham - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Economic Development
Steven Moret - Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Firewise program
Don Smith - Forest Protection Chief - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Forest Stewardship Program
David R. Campbell - Forestry Program Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Marine Education Resources
Dianne Lindstedt - Education Coordinator - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural Areas Registry Program
- Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Natural Heritage Program
Amity Bass - Program Manager - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO)
Brian Wynne - Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Regional Restoration Planning Program (RRP Program)
Charles Armbruster, Program Manager - LOSCO - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Statewide Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Program
Eric Baka - RCW Safe Harbor Coordinator - Pineville, LA
Louisiana Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
Kathryn Fontenot - SARE State Coordinator - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana's Certified Prescribed Burner Program
Don Smith - Forest Protection Chief - LDAF - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana's Invasive Species Website
Richard Campanella - Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana's Nonpoint Source Pollution Unit - LDEQ
Gwendolyn Berthelot - Baton Rouge, LA
LSU AgCenter
Bill Richardson - Vice President for Agriculture and Dean of the College of Agriculture - Baton Rouge, LA
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
Greg Conover - MICRA Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Marion, IL
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Nutria Control Program
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Coastal Management - Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Keith Lovell - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR
Richard Ieyoub - Commissioner of Conservation - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Soil & Water Conservation - LDAF
Bradley Spicer - Assistant Commissioner - Baton Rouge, LA
Pesticide & Environmental Programs
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Pesticide and Environmental Programs Division - LDAF
Bobby Simoneaux - Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Private Land Management Assistance
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Baton Rouge, LA
Public Works and Water Resources Division
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development - Baton Rouge, LA
Randy Rentz
Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry - Forestry Reforestation Branch Chief - Columbia, LA
Reforestation Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Seed Programs
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Baton Rouge, LA
Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry - Hamond, LA
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Specialty Crops Program
- Hamond, LA
State Wildlife Grant Program in Louisiana
Sam Holcomb - SWG Coordinator - LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Water Conservation
Center for Environmental Health
Department of Health and Hospitals - Baton Rouge, LA
Chris Breden
LSU Ag Center - Aquaculture Area Agent - Winnsboro, LA
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
- Baton Rouge, LA
David Bourgeois
Louisiana State University - Fisheries Agent - Cut Off, LA
FTN Associates, Ltd.
- Little Rock, AR
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
Gulf Restoration Network
Cyn Sarthou - Executive Director - New Orleans, LA
Jerald Horst
Louisiana State University - Area Agent (Fisheries) - Marrero, LA
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
Stephen Chustz - Secretary - Office of the Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Office of Conservation - Louisiana DNR
Richard Ieyoub - Commissioner of Conservation - Baton Rouge, LA
Public Works and Water Resources Division
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development - Baton Rouge, LA
Restore America's Estuaries
Elsa Carlisle - Senior Director of Restoration & Administration - Arlington, VA
Sandy L. Corkern
Louisiana State University - Area Agent (Fisheries) - Franklin, LA
Water Districts and Associations
Atchafalaya Basin Levee District
Christy Jewell - Port Allen, LA
Bossier Levee District
Mary Jane Easterly - Bossier City, LA
Fifth Louisiana Levee District
Jason Trichell - Tallulah, LA
Grand Isle Independent Levee District
Pat Bellanger - Levee Board Secretary - Grand Isle, LA
Iberia Parish Levee Hurricane, and Conservation District
Ray Fremin - New Iberia, LA
Lafitte Area Independent Levee District
Nicole Cooper - Lafitte, LA
Nineteenth Louisiana Levee District
Richard Crain - Colfax, LA
North Lafourche Conservation, Levee & Drainage District
Dwayne Bourgeois - Executive Director - Thibodaux, LA
Office of Soil & Water Conservation - LDAF
Bradley Spicer - Assistant Commissioner - Baton Rouge, LA
Red River, Atchafalaya, & Bayou Boeuf Levee District
Debbie Lafleur - Secretary - Alexandria, LA
South Lafourche Levee District
Mary Punch - Galliano, LA
Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East
Timothy Doody - President - New Orleans, LA
Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - West
Susan Maclay - President - Marrero, LA
St. Mary Levee District
Hilary Thibodeaux - Executive Director - Morgan City, LA
Teche-Vermilion Fresh Water District
Donald F. Sagrera - Executive Director - Lafayette, LA
Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District
Angela Rains - Houma, LA
 

 Google News about Water Resources

The following news articles are provided by the Google News service and do not reflect the views or imply an endorsement by the Louisiana Land Conservation Assistance Network and its affiliates. We cannot guarantee the relevance of the content of this page or any links that may be followed from the articles herein.

Coastal Master Plan News Items
State creating groups to help fishing industry adapt to levee, restoration projects - NOLA.com
8/15/2018 7:22:00 PM
NOLA.com State creating groups to help fishing industry adapt to levee, restoration projects NOLA.com Louisiana officials have begun creating "adaptation working groups" aimed at addressing potential impacts to producers of oysters, shrimp, finfish and crabs that will be caused by construction of coastal restoration and hurricane protection projects to ...

Louisiana coastal resilience focus of a new state awareness campaign - NOLA.com
8/15/2018 1:05:58 PM
NOLA.com Louisiana coastal resilience focus of a new state awareness campaign NOLA.com Gov. John Bel Edwards told those attending the 2018 State of the Coast conference on coastal restoration and hurricen protection that, with as much as $20 billion for coastal Master Plan projects over the next 15 years, "I actually believe this is ...

Audubon Louisiana posts most successful year of coastal stewardship along Mississippi River Delta - KLFY
8/15/2018 8:03:00 AM
KLFY Audubon Louisiana posts most successful year of coastal stewardship along Mississippi River Delta KLFY These efforts, coupled with the large-scale coastal restoration projects in the state's Coastal Master Plan , are essential to helping birds thrive: Look no further than the Caminada Headland renourishment project, one of the largest barrier island ...

Bonds could help pay for restoration - Houma Courier
8/14/2018 10:19:16 PM
Bonds could help pay for restoration Houma Courier Environmental impact bonds can help restore Louisiana's coast more efficiently than previous methods of funding, according to a report released Tuesday by the Environmental Defense Fund. The bonds are a financing tool in which repayment to investors is ... Bonds could help pay for restoration - News - Daily Comet ... Daily Comet all 3 news articles »

Local forum to address coastal threats - Houma Courier
8/12/2018 11:41:04 PM
Local forum to address coastal threats Houma Courier “As southeast Louisiana residents now consider new and more-dramatic land-loss predictions outlined in the latest state coastal master plan , we again return to seek information from community, business and civic leaders and discuss projects that will ...

Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Drowning Coast - Engineering News-Record
8/9/2018 12:37:51 PM
Engineering News-Record Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Drowning Coast Engineering News-Record The $2.2-billion diversions are the linchpin of Louisiana's $50-billion coastal master plan , which aims to create 800 sq miles of land over the next 50 years to help sustain 40% of the wetlands in the continental United States and support, among other ... and more »

Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Coast - Engineering News-Record
8/9/2018 12:37:51 PM
Engineering News-Record Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Coast Engineering News-Record The $2.2-billion diversions are the linchpin of Louisiana's $50-billion coastal master plan , which aims to create 800 sq miles of land over the next 50 years to help sustain 40% of the wetlands in the continental United States and support, among other ...

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana receives environmental offsets from the ESA - EurekAlert (press release)
8/7/2018 11:53:47 AM
EurekAlert (press release) The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana receives environmental offsets from the ESA EurekAlert (press release) As the oldest statewide coastal restoration organization in Louisiana , CRCL also advocates for coastal policy at the local, state and national levels and works to promote Louisiana's Coastal Master Plan , which is the state's blueprint for restoring its ...

How being able to adapt will help us restore Louisiana's coast | Opinion - NOLA.com
7/26/2018 11:17:39 AM
NOLA.com How being able to adapt will help us restore Louisiana's coast | Opinion NOLA.com ... to learn from experts from across North America about the important role adaptive management plays in managing large water infrastructure projects, such as those in Louisiana's Coastal Master Plan and specifically the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion.

Groundwater News Items
Aquifers focus of Milam-Burleson water summit - Temple Daily Telegram
8/15/2018 4:30:27 PM
Aquifers focus of Milam-Burleson water summit Temple Daily Telegram For example, the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer — the underground water source that stretches from Louisiana and Arkansas south to Mexico — can trace its birth back to geology. “Where the storytelling comes from is that geologists are often sleuths,” said ...

Cities of angels? 5 metropolises that could soon be killed by Mother Nature - RT
8/13/2018 1:11:00 PM
RT Cities of angels? 5 metropolises that could soon be killed by Mother Nature RT New Orleans has also seen the effects of groundwater pumping which leads to sinking. Almost half of the Louisiana city is below sea level, thanks to an engineering error that drained water from parts of the land, allowing people to build there. The ... and more »

Should controversial facility be allowed to burn more hazardous waste? - Alexandria Town Talk
7/29/2018 7:47:04 PM
Alexandria Town Talk Should controversial facility be allowed to burn more hazardous waste? Alexandria Town Talk "Soil, groundwater and air sampling was conducted during the study. The facts showed no adverse impacts to human health and the environment in the community. This was peer reviewed by the Louisiana Department of Health, who reached the same ...

Our Views: Study to understand what's going on beneath New Orleans vital to city, state - The Advocate
7/27/2018 11:53:08 PM
The Advocate Our Views: Study to understand what's going on beneath New Orleans vital to city, state The Advocate In the next century, Louisiana is one of the most vulnerable states in the nation, not just because of hurricanes and tropical storms but the additional problems of sea-level rise and subsiding land along the coast. That's why it makes sense for the ...

Update: Formosa Plastics to close Delaware City plant - delawarebusinessnow.com
7/26/2018 9:10:20 PM
delawarebusinessnow.com Update: Formosa Plastics to close Delaware City plant delawarebusinessnow.com Homopolymer, copolymer, micro-dispersion and blending resins are manufactured with feedstock materials shipped from the Louisiana facility. The company has other plants in New Jersey, Louisiana and Texas and had announced expansion plans at both of its ...

Indigenous and Environmental Water Protectors Fight to Block Louisiana Pipeline - Mintpress News
7/18/2018 11:26:21 AM
Mintpress News Indigenous and Environmental Water Protectors Fight to Block Louisiana Pipeline Mintpress News On 18 occasions, leaks contaminated groundwater . This track record worries even those whose primary fight is not against extraction, including Dean Wilson of ... Another Basinkeeper lawsuit — filed along with local residents in the St. James Parish ... 'Water Is Life!' Sings At Bayou Bridge deceleration.news all 2 news articles »

Surface Water Quality News Items
Ask The Advocate: Questions on litter concerns and drainage study - The Advocate
1/14/2018 3:37:23 PM
The Advocate Ask The Advocate: Questions on litter concerns and drainage study The Advocate Brendan Rush, a DOTD spokesman, says litter is, unfortunately, a constant problem in Louisiana . ... This Master Plan will determine modifications necessary to address the future needs for surface water quality and storm events for the next 20 years.

In Oklahoma and Across Nation, Industrial Waste Pollutes Drinking Water - Oklahoma Watch
8/21/2017 9:39:21 PM
Oklahoma Watch In Oklahoma and Across Nation, Industrial Waste Pollutes Drinking Water Oklahoma Watch For example, Anaconda Aluminum in Montana produced manufacturing wastes that contaminated local water sources with lead and chromium, Gulf States Utilities in Louisiana discharged toxins into marshlands polluting waters with benzene and other ...

When to Use Turf Reinforcement Mats for Erosion Control - Forester Media (press release)
5/22/2017 3:29:43 PM
Forester Media (press release) When to Use Turf Reinforcement Mats for Erosion Control Forester Media (press release) ... Contracting—an erosion control firm serving Texas, Louisiana , and Mississippi with a staff of six—provided all of the erosion control on 105 acres at the site, including all of the berms, seeding, hay blowing, and matting. StormCon: The Surface ...

Meet America's super polluters - USA TODAY
9/29/2016 12:10:32 AM
USA TODAY Meet America's super polluters USA TODAY For instance, nearly 90 percent of the thousands living within three miles of ExxonMobil's refinery and chemical plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana , are black and about a third are below the poverty line. The complex, which ExxonMobil said has reduced ... and more »

Water Conservation News Items
Interior announces its results of Gulf of Mexico region-wide oil and gas lease - KLFY
8/15/2018 3:02:00 PM
KLFY Interior announces its results of Gulf of Mexico region-wide oil and gas lease KLFY Revenues received from OCS leases (including high bids, rental payments and royalty payments) are directed to the U.S. Treasury, certain Gulf Coast states (Texas, Louisiana , Mississippi, and Alabama), the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and Historic ... and more »

Salvinia control efforts helped, hurt by winter's severe cold - Beauregard Daily News
8/12/2018 1:15:00 PM
Beauregard Daily News Salvinia control efforts helped, hurt by winter's severe cold Beauregard Daily News A severe winter in Louisiana caused much of the giant salvinia in the state to die off, especially in the northern part of the state. However, the weather caused a drastic reduction of a weevil being used to control salvinia. Charlie Wahl, an ...

Public Meetings: Aug. 13-17 WIP - Longview Daily News
8/11/2018 7:33:03 AM
Longview Daily News Public Meetings: Aug. 13-17 WIP Longview Daily News Friends of the Longview Public Library: 6:45 p.m., Longview Public Library auditorium; 1600 Louisiana St. Kalama Housing Authority Board of Commissioners: 4:30 p.m., Kalama Housing Authority Office, 226 Cloverdale Road. Kelso Public Library ...

Minnesota farm honored for outstanding environmental stewardship - High Plains Journal
8/9/2018 9:57:24 AM
Minnesota farm honored for outstanding environmental stewardship High Plains Journal This year's regional winners will compete for the national award, which will be announced during the Annual Cattle Industry Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana . Established in 1991 by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association to recognize outstanding ...

Tradition continues at Morehouse Parish field day - Bastrop Daily Enterprise
8/8/2018 2:10:50 AM
Tradition continues at Morehouse Parish field day Bastrop Daily Enterprise “This effort has produced a consistently successful field day by both Louisiana land-grant institutions working together to support a shared clientele,” said AgCenter associate vice president Rogers Leonard. ... Antwain Downs, Morehouse Black Farmers ...