John Snell

John Snell

Recent Articles by John

  The Bonnet Carre Spillway opens for the third year in a row

  Some businesses already affected by COVID-19 dread the Bonnet Carre Spillway opening

  A look inside the Audubon Zoo, devoid of visitors during coronavirus shutdown

  Former CDC microbiologist reflects on the challenges of fighting Covid-19

The Audubon Aquarium names its new penguin chick “Zion”

  New life comes to a Louisiana island

  Louisiana expects to build more coastline in 2020 than it loses

  State of Louisiana touts coastal restoration projects to take pressure off the Bonnet Carre Spillway

  Fine money from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill pays to restore a Louisiana island

  Coastal activists and scientists point to new land resulting from this year’s high Mississippi River

  Nearly 30 years after its passage, the Breaux Act pumps millions into Louisiana coastal projects

The French Quarter makes TripAdvisor’s list of the world’s most popular attractions

  Land Builders: Giant dredges create new delta near the mouth of the Mississippi

  Sediment piled high in the Bonnet Carre Spillway after an unprecedented year

  City Park CEO to step down after 19 years

  How baby oysters in Mississippi survived this year’s influx of fresh water

  Dressed in costumes, biologists release endangered cranes in Louisiana marsh

  The Barn: Injured animals find a home in an unlikely place

  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