Category Archives: Coastal Currents

Wetlands are a valuable national treasure

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: January 22, 2014 Alan Matherne, Coastal, Fisheries, & Wildlife Outreach Specialist Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter / Louisiana Sea Grant Wetlands are a valuable national treasure Once considered wastelands, wetlands are everything but … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Currents, Coastal Issues, Environment | Leave a comment

Naturalists of Louisiana

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: December 18, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal, Fisheries, & Wildlife Outreach Specialist Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter / Louisiana Sea Grant Naturalists of Louisiana That’s the theme of the 2014 Tidal Graph Calendar produced … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Currents, Ecotourism, Environment, Wildlife | Leave a comment

Wildlife Management Areas provide outdoor opportunities

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: November 20, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Specialist Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Wildlife Management Areas provide outdoor opportunities Most states have outdoor areas set aside for public use. Louisiana … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Currents, Hunting, Wildlife | Leave a comment

Hunter safety tips

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: October 23, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Hunter safety tips With the recent cool fronts coming through, area temperatures are dropping. And with that, … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Currents, Hunting | 2 Comments

Sea Grant blogs provide coastal and fisheries info

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: September 20, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Specialist Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter / Louisiana Sea Grant Sea Grant blogs provide coastal and fisheries info Four Sea Grant Program blogs, one … Continue reading

Posted in Aquaculture, Coastal Currents, Coastal Issues, Environment, Fisheries, Seafood, Wildlife | 1 Comment

Seafood is “heart healthy” food

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: July 30, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Specialist Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Seafood is “heart healthy” food Seafood is an ideal “heart healthy” food, according to the American Heart … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Currents, Seafood | 1 Comment

Rip currents: Break the grip of the rip!

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: July 3, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Rip currents: Break the grip of the rip! “Rip Currents: Break the Grip of The Rip!” is … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Currents, Coastal Issues | Leave a comment

Proper handling of seafood ensures quality and safety

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: June 4, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Proper handling of seafood ensures quality and safety Handling seafood safely helps to maintain quality and wholesomeness. … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Currents, Seafood | Leave a comment

Homeowners guide helps prepare for natural hazards

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: May 08, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Homeowners guide helps prepare for natural hazards Hurricane season is just around the corner … it runs … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Currents, Coastal Issues, Disaster & Emergency, Home & Family | Leave a comment

Setting Louisiana’s shrimp seasons

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: April 10, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Specialist Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Setting Louisiana’s shrimp seasons Ever wonder how they set the opening date for our spring inshore brown … Continue reading

Posted in Coastal Currents, Fisheries, Seafood | Leave a comment