Marsh Maneuvers Video Online

Louisiana Sea Grant has a new video on YouTube. Learn about Marsh Maneuvers, a wetlands education residential camp held each summer for high school students. Click Here

LSU’s CERA Interactive Website Can Save Lives During a Hurricane

The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season began June 1, and it’s expected to be an exceptionally busy year. There are tools, however, that can help mitigate a hurricane’s impact. Drawing on the resources of Louisiana State University’s Center for Computation & Technology, scientists at the LSU School of the Coast & Environment have developed the Coastal…

Video Shows Do-It-Yourselfers how to Turn a Barrel into an Inexpensive Oyster Nursery

Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) recently completed a video demonstrating how to build an oyster nursery silo from a 55-gallon plastic drum. The demo can be viewed at www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcd6m6c51Gg&feature=youtu.be. John Supan, an oyster specialist with Louisiana Sea Grant and the LSU AgCenter and the director of the Sea Grant Oyster Hatchery on Grand Isle, has been a…

Louisiana Direct Featured on Louisiana Eats!

On this week’s edition of Louisiana Eats! hear about a new program developed by Louisiana Sea Grant that allows consumers the opportunity to buy fresh catches directly from our state’s fishermen.

Wildlife Refuges Documentary Released

The 23-minute documentary “Edens on the Edge” – a Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) production – chronicles the importance of wildlife refuges located in the state’s coastal zone. “Edens on the Edge functions as a true Louisiana conservationist and stewardship effort. It portrays the sheer phenomenal beauty of Louisiana’s coastal refuges, wildlife and landscape, while also…

Handbook Shows Homeowners How to Prepare for Hazards

With hurricane season only a few weeks away, now is the time homeowners should start making necessary preparations to protect their homes and loved ones. Through the new Louisiana Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards, residents of Louisiana have a useful resource at their fingertips as they begin readying their families for natural disasters….

Cast Net Making Classes Scheduled

Louisiana Sea Grant’s Marine Education Program is hosting cast net making classes beginning Thursday, May 9, and continuing every Thursday for 12 weeks from 6:00 p.m. to sunset. The classes will be held at LSG’s Oyster Hatchery Operations Center located at 135 Port Drive, Grand Isle, and are open to everyone. Registration is $50 and…

Sea Grant Grad Student to Serve at Masters

When the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy tee it up on the first hole at Augusta National Golf Club for the 2013 Masters Golf Tournament, David Toms won’t be the only one representing Louisiana among golf’s most notable players. John Shackelford, a Louisiana State University Food Science graduate student, will work as…

Red Swamp Crawfish

For centuries, human commerce has played a role in distributing plant and animal species around the globe. But not every species can claim the title of circumnavigator. Ari Daniel Shapiro journeys to the Gulf Coast of the U.S. to meet a tiny Magellan, the star of an unlikely story that has come full circle. Click…