Category Archives: Coastal Currents

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

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Crawfish: a Louisiana legacy

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: March 13, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Specialist Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter / LA Sea Grant Crawfish: a Louisiana legacy Throughout the history of Louisiana (especially in the south) crawfish … Continue reading

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Louisiana fisheries summit

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: February 13, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Specialist Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter / LA Sea Grant Louisiana fisheries summit Louisiana Fisheries 2013 is a summit for the Louisiana commercial fishing … Continue reading

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MSU/LSU working on oil-water separation technology

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: January 16, 2013 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant MSU/LSU working on oil-water separation technology With the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig … Continue reading

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Traditional fishing techniques of South Louisiana

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: December 19, 2012 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Traditional fishing techniques of South Louisiana That’s the title for the 2013 Tidal Graph Calendar produced by … Continue reading

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Save the date: Fisheries, wildlife, and aquaculture educational programs set for next year

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: November 20, 2012 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Save the date! It’s hard to believe, but the end of this year is fast approaching. And … Continue reading

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Farm, fish, and artisan markets

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: October 24, 2012 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Farm, fish, and artisan markets Two new “farmer’s markets” have opened for business this year in the … Continue reading

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Hunting season is here: 2012-2013

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: September 26, 2012 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Hunting season is here! Here is a summary of the ongoing and upcoming Louisiana 2012-2013 hunting seasons. … Continue reading

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Financial literacy workshops for charter & commercial fishermen

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: June 6, 2012 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Financial literacy workshops for charter & commercial fishermen As charter and commercial fishermen, many of our local … Continue reading

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Louisiana Direct Seafood

News Column: COASTAL CURRENTS Submitted: May 9, 2012 Alan Matherne, Coastal & Fisheries Outreach Agent Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption Parishes; LSU AgCenter/Sea Grant Louisiana Direct Seafood The spring brown shrimp season is off to a strong start. And with that, … Continue reading

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