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Nutria Neutralizer: A low-tech solution to the rodent eating Louisiana's coast


Date: 5/20/2016 8:07:00 PM

"Swamp forest in one of the best habitats for deflecting storm surge," said Theryn Henkel, PhD., Assistant Director of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation's coastal program. "They do really, really well in high winds. They don't get destroyed

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Manatee spotted in Lake Pontchartrain


Date: 5/19/2016 3:07:00 PM

MANDEVILLE, La. (WGNO) – Check out this manatee that was spotted on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain today. The photo was taken by Michael Ethridge at the Mandeville Yacht Club. According to Loyola University’s Center for Environmental

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America by Air: Precarious Pontchartrain

The Atlantic

Date: 5/19/2016 7:58:00 AM

Please send our way. The latest from a reader: Hi! I’m submitting an aerial photograph of the Twin Span Bridge, which stretches across Lake Pontchartrain, connecting New Orleans and the neighboring town of Slidell. I took this on my first (and only

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‘River Rat’ Bob releases new waterway map

The Livingston Parish News

Date: 5/18/2016 8:56:00 PM

“There’s Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and all these big rivers—the Amite, Blind River, the Comite, the Tickfaw, the Diversion Canal and tons of tributaries to explore off those main waterways,” Arrington said, “All of those ultimately give

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Trout fishing bountiful on Lake Pontchartrain

The Daily Star

Date: 5/18/2016 8:11:00 PM

Phenomenal is just one of the words anglers used to describe speckled trout catches this past week. From Dularge to Delacroix lots of speckled trout hit the cleaning tables. One of the closest hotspots to Hammond are the Trestles. Live shrimp fished on a

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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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