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The latest news, updates and events from our campaign to protect and restore the Mississippi River Delta.

Reconnect the River to the Delta

A Call to Action: Louisiana has made remarkable progress on comprehensive and sustainable coastal restoration in the last few years. We now have another powerful opportunity to keep the momentum going. 

Vanishing Paradise Partners with New Orleans Chef for Supper

Join Vanishing Paradise and Chef Nathan Richard at Cavan Restaurant in New Orleans for the Vanishing Paradise Supper on September 13 at 7:00 pm, highlighting species that depend on freshwater marsh in coastal Louisiana.

2017 Teal Season Forecast: What Local Louisiana Experts Are Predicting

As we gear up for this year’s teal season, we called three Louisiana sportsmen from different parts of the state.

Running of the Bulls

For me, the only season that matters is nearly upon us -- when the big bull reds flow in schools of hundreds.

Budget Proposal Could Abandon Significant Restoration Funding in Louisiana

A federal budget proposal could significantly set back habitat restoration efforts in Louisiana by upending the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA).

Conservation on Tap: 40 Arpent Brewery

Recently, Vanishing Paradise and coastal restoration supporters headed to 40 Arpent Brewery in Arabi to hear a presentation from Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.

Louisiana's Coast Is Worth Restoring

Thank you to everyone who provided comments on the draft version of Louisiana's Coastal Master Plan—please take the next step to help get it passed by the Legislature.

Making a Difference for the Gulf of Mexico

By focusing on projects that work together to benefit the Gulf, we can maximize the restoration bang for the buck and move the needle towards Gulf recovery.

I Won’t Retire in Stuart

"The water was beautiful, and there was grass everywhere. Now, it’s just a sandflat."

Is There Enough Sediment in the Mississippi River to Restore Louisiana’s Coast?

In order to create a more certain future for the people, communities and wildlife of Louisiana, sediment must be treated like the precious resource it is, and as much of it as possible must be used for coastal restoration efforts. 

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