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Resources & Publications: Louisiana Wetland News

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Fall 2002 (434KB PDF)
Clean Water Act implications from the Supreme Court's SWANCC ruling and the new Clean Water Authority Restoration Act of 2002, coastal zone map, nutria bounty, and other information.

Summer 2002 (892KB PDF)
A focus on Conservation and the Farm Bill. Includes an historical review, details of major conservation programs, and articles on the Master Farmer Program, third party providers, and other information.

Spring 2002 (600KB PDF)
New year starts off active on the coastal front, Davis Pond dedication, "Greening" the Corps, 3 new wetland publications, update on Farm Bill negotiations, new AgCenter partnerships, and other information.

Fall 2001 (962KB PDF)
Gov. Foster's declares "holy war" on coastal land loss; overview of the Combest-Stenhlom conservation provisions, information on upcoming Farm Bill Policy Summit, and other information.

Spring 2001 (497KB PDF)
Provides a recap of the Louisiana Water Summit, funding opportunities from NRCS, NOAA, and LaDNR, wetland education opportunities, a status report on WRP, and other information.

Fall 2000 (1.09MB PDF)
Provides descriptive information on the "Brown Marsh Phenomenon", an overview of the Marsh Maneuvers Program, an update on the invasive aquatic plant Common Salvinia, and other announcements.

Summer 2000 (393KB PDF)
Features articles on the critical habitat proposal for the piping plover, the proposed 2000-01 waterfowl season, and descriptions of new publications that are now available.

Spring 2000 (469KB PDF)
Includes a recap of the recent Coastal Wetland Plant Materials Symposium, a description of NOAA's Coastal Restoration Network, and other announcements.

Winter 1999 (420KB PDF)
Describes newly available wetland education materials, the basics of mitigation banking, and other news.

Summer 1998 (469KB PDF)
Pesticide use report, Nationwide Permit 29 revoked, updates on Davis Pond and WRP, Fisheries aid, exotic species website, and other information.

Spring 1998 (1.01MB PDF)
Wetland delineator training and directory, FY '99 Fed Conservation Budget, NOAA Clean Water Initiative, saltwater and La citrus, oil spill research, and other information

Winter 1997 (690KB PDF)
Coast 2050 update, land loss projection model, wetlands=fisheries, nutria on the menu, coastal tourism, Caernarvon update, new BTNEP video, and other announcements.

Fall 1997 (960KB PDF)
Senator Breaux proposes Federal Wetland Act Amendments, wetland plant workshop, natural resources and the Louisiana economy, Isle Deniers Chain donated to the State, and other articles.

Summer 1997 (1.2MB PDF)
Coast 2050 update, ESOS conference, compensatory mitigation permits, EQIP rules set, CRP acreage cap, conservation handbook for private landowners, snow goose populations explode.

Spring 1997 (454KB PDF)
Environmental technology expo, Section 404(a) Nationwide Permit reauthorizations, Tulloch Rule struck down, Essential Fish Habitat requirements, BTNEP festival, owners guide to wetland care.

Winter 1996 (515KB PDF)
Water Resources Development Act of 1996 helps LA wetlands, Wetland Conservation Plan public input meetings, Restore America's Estuaries Initiative begins, CWPPRA 6th project list.

Fall 1996 (305KB PDF)
LaDNR wetland workshops, USDA/NRCS Plant Materials Center field day, American Water Resources Association specialty conference on LA waters, wetland field trip guide, and other information.

Summer 1996 (458KB PDF)
Conservation provisions of the 1996 Farm Bill, CWPPRA 5th project list, Gov. Foster backs coastal restoration funding, oyster lease renewals delayed by restoration projects, hypoxia workshop, and other information.

Spring 1996 (1.13MB PDF)
New WRP video released, survey of coastal landowner perceptions completed, freshwater diversions along the Miss. River, GIS and Wetland training opportunities, and other information

Winter 1995 (417KB PDF)
CWPPRA 4th list, EPA and NOAA reverse coastal nonpoint pollution control positions, defining wetlands, operation "Quack-back", and other announcements.

Fall 1995 (513KB PDF)
Coastal Wetland Plant Producers Association, restored lands to revert to state, coastal zone mitigation regulations, Lake Pontchartrain restoration success, and other information.

Summer 1995 (606KB PDF)
La Public Broadcasting airs wetland program, new wetland-related state laws, mitigation banking guidance, Corps certified wetland delineator program, Trans-Texas Water Program update, Endangered Species Act in LA and other information.

Spring 1995 (672KB PDF)
WRP and the 1995 Farm Bill, BTNEP public workshops, La Scenic Rivers Act, private property rights legislation, National Biological Survey & USGS-sponsored wetland training workshops.

Winter 1994 (533KB PDF)
Second WRP sign-up, Gulf of Mexico Program meetings, SCS to make wetland determinations on ag. lands, Swampbuster and H.E.L. provisions of Farm Bill, and other information.

Fall 1994 (1.14MB PDF)
A blueprint for LCZ restoration, Vermilion rice industry recognized for providing waterfowl habitat, LDWF position on "marsh management", biotechnology used to combat wetlands loss.

Summer 1994 (689KB PDF)
Panel develops scientific assessment of coastal wetland loss, economic valuation of natural resources, workshop on structural marsh, future of coastal fishing, and other articles.

Spring 1994 (594KB PDF)
580,000 acres offered for WRP sign-ups nationwide, Bonnet Carre Diversion Study, Mercury in LA Fish Tissues, European Union Fur trapping issues, and other information.

Winter 1993 (341KB PDF)
New Wetland Protection Hotline, EPA to use Corps 1987 wetland delineation manual, Zebra Mussels in Miss. River, Results of 1992, La Beach Sweep Programs, and other announcements.

Fall 1993 (662KB PDF)
New White House wetland policy announced, burning management legislation, the Lucas Case and private property rights, importance of barrier islands, and other information.

Summer 1993 (590KB PDF)
$1 billion proposed for coastal restoration, Corps wetland delineator certification, EPA seeks ban on lead fishing weights, "Wild Louisiana" stamp program, alligator harvest report, and other info.

Spring 1993 (1.07MB PDF)
Non-point source pollution guidance, new coastal parish coalition, Gulf of Mexico Program partnership developed, La wetland protection initiatives, and other information.

Winter 1992 (318KB PDF)
Endangered Species Reform Act amendments, conservation easements and FmHA loans, Nutria & Muskrat management symposium, wetland and coastal resources in-service training, and other information.

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