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Wetlander's Pick of the PostsRon Kroese: Mardi Gras Pass exposes challenges, benefits of river diversions in coastal restoration

By Ron Kroese – The McKnight Foundation Blog – February 19, 2014
It’s all a matter of perspective. For one oil company whose narrow road it washed out, the small breach in the Mississippi River bank has become a costly business interruption. But for Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF) director Dr. John Lopez, the breach nicknamed Mardi Gras Pass is a “perfect laboratory” for the study of how the introduction of fresh water can bring a damaged coastal wetland back to life. For full blog post,
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