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2015 Wooden Boat Festival poster unveiling ceremony in September

The Times-Picayune

Date: 9/1/2015 12:35:00 PM

On Friday Sept. 18, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum will unveil the 2015 Wooden Boat Festival poster from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, 133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, La. The event is free and open to the public

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As New Orleans Looks to the Future, Questions Remain on Hurricane Katrina’s Long-term Mental Health Effects

Date: 9/1/2015 10:28:00 AM

Charity’s safety-net services ended 10 years ago this week, after Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent breach of levees around Lake Pontchartrain left it in shambles. “I thought I was in another continent,” Wilson told a local news reporter of her

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Kenner Food and Wine Event benefits charity

Nola Blogs

Date: 9/1/2015 10:26:00 AM

12 at Laketown in Kenner. Registration and pre-walk activities begin at 8 a.m. the walk starts at 9 a.m. Walk participants will enjoy a one-mile walk along the walking path adjacent to beautiful Lake Pontchartrain. After the walk, celebrity servers such as

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Marco Werman: It's about the flood, not the storm

Public Radio International

Date: 9/1/2015 9:42:00 AM

Gliding along the rails of the narrow causeway, no guardrails in sight, The Crescent seemed to hover over silvery Lake Pontchartrain. It was 7 p.m., and the conductor, a longtime New Orleanian, walked up and down my car and warned us passengers about

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10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: The Sea Service Response

Date: 8/31/2015 2:49:00 PM

They have started the painstaking process of cleaning up some of the highways close to Lake Pontchartrain. The Navy also had 63 aircraft from six different bases performing search and rescue operations alongside the Coast Guard. Just 150 miles northeast of

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• Surface Area: 630 Acres
• Length: 41 Miles
Lake Pontchartrain is a brackish estuary located in southeastern Louisiana in the United States. It covers an area of 630 square miles with an average depth of 12 to 14 feet. Some shipping channels are kept deeper through dredging. It is roughly oval in shape, about 40 miles from west to east and 24 miles from south to north.
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