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LA Coast
A site funded as part of the federal Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA), Photo Library
Photographs of the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Preservation and Restoration Act (CWPPRA)

Report: Coast 2050 Toward a Sustainable Coastal Louisiana.
This report was compiled by a coalition of scientists and state and federal officials; it's the best summary of what's causing the wetlands to disappear and how the nation might fix them. (Adobe Acrobat required)

National Wetlands Research Center of the U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey report, Status and Trends of the Nation's Biological Resources, Section 2 Regional Trends in Biological Resources - article 2, Coastal Louisiana

Louisiana Wetland News
Fall 2001 newsletter, in which Louisiana Governor Mike Foster declared "war" on the wetlands problem. (Adobe Acrobat required)

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