|Delta Waterfowl Discusses Plan to ‘Shortstop’ Migratory Waterfowl from Oil-Fouled Wetlands|
|Monday, 09 August 2010 00:00|
Delta Waterfowl News Release
BP’s Macondo well is capped—at least for now—and that’s welcome relief to Gulf Coast residents who are grappling with the economic, environmental and emotional fallout from the largest oil spill in U.S. history. But serious questions remain for the millions of migratory birds that will begin descending on or through the Gulf Coast beginning this month. “The fact is, when blue-winged teal start to show up here in August, no one knows what they’re going to find,” said Delta Waterfowl Scientific Director Dr. Frank Rohwer, who is also a professor at Louisiana State University’s School of Renewable Natural Resources.
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