The Mississippi River Devastated Fisheries This Year.

(08/08/19)

Some See It As A Preview Of The Future

One of the ways the state plans to rebuild land on the Louisiana coast is by sediment diversions — diverting the silt, sand, and dirty waters of the Mississippi River into the marsh.

For years, many in the commercial fishing industry have claimed that the influx of freshwater funneled through diversions would ruin their industry.

Now, some fishers feel they have proof.......................................................


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