John Snell

John Snell

Recent Articles by John

  BP spill fines pay for the restoration of Queen Bess Island, a vital pelican nesting site

  Whale beached along the Mississippi Gulf Coast is out of critical condition

The Saints on New Orleans TV rate as America’s top hit show

  Portions of Lake Pontchartrain turn green as algae bloom

  A high stakes water fight waging over Louisiana’s most expensive coastal projects

  Millions of dump trucks worth of river sand build new land along Louisiana coast

  A baby boom comes to the Audubon Institute’s West Bank facility

  High Mississippi River brings unexpected crawfish population explosion

  Fishermen pull up dead and dying oysters in areas affected by the Bonnet Carre Spillway opening

  Voices in Mississippi complain about being on the receiving end of Louisiana flood waters

  The Bonnet Carre Spillway sets a record for the most days operating in a single year

  Juvenile bald eagle released in Metairie neighborhood where it hatched

  Dolphin deaths in the Mississippi Sound this year now number 80

  All four Category Five U.S. hurricanes rapidly intensified before making landfall

  The lion’s roar returns to the Audubon Zoo Saturday

  A baby boom comes to the Audubon Institute West Bank facility

  A mightier Mississippi River causes navigation hazards

The reopening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway now seems less likely

  The Army Corps plans to begin closing Bonnet Carre Spillway Tuesday

  Mississippi River has been running higher than normal for a few years

  One million cypress and Tupelo seeds could help revive Louisiana’s forests

  State plans for river diversions spark a ‘mud fight’ over coastal restoration

  LSU researcher believes simply filling in oil field canals reverses some coastal land loss

  Hurricane Michael could be upgraded to a Cat. 5

  Victims of the second strongest hurricane to strike the Gulf Coast feel forgotten

Gov. Edwards commits to restore funding for coast

Plaquemines Parish government raises conflict of interest concerns over state coastal director’s new job

  The Carnival Dream’s stop in New Orleans means a hectic day for the crew

This is what the Camp Fire in California would look like superimposed over New Orleans

  ‘Pillows’ provide a new type of coastal protection for Louisiana