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Louisiana Wildlife Federation

Southeast Louisiana Turns to Greener, Grocery Bag Options

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.08.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Unless they're recycled or sent to landfill, plastic bags slowly degrade outdoors, often reaching the ocean and interfering with life there. So how are local stores and shoppers dealing with grocery bags today?

Louisiana's Pearl River Fish Will Take Years To Rebound

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.15.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Experts say the Pearl River's fish population will need three to five years to recuperate, and some species -- including certain mussels -- may not fully return.

Louisiana Reef Fund Plundered During Budget Balancing

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

With a swipe of the pen, the Louisiana legislature took $26.6 million last month from a fund that converts old oil rigs into reefs where fish congregate. That move will cost the state as it tries to revive the coast, critics say.