• Commercial fishermen insert pins into a map of Plaquemines Parish at a community outreach meeting in the Buras Auditorium on February 4. The color-coded pins denoted different hurricanes (Katrina, Rita and Isaac) while a yellow pin marked where fisherman would like to moor their boats in future storms.

AgCenter, Sea Grant Poll Fishermen About Potential Safe Harbor

By Alex Galbraith
 
The LSU AgCenter and Sea Grant Louisiana discussed plans for a harbor of refuge in Plaquemines Parish at a meeting in the Buras Auditorium on February 4th. Meeting organizers told the assembled crowd of commercial fishermen that they are considering building a safe harbor from tropical storms for commercial boats in the Hero Canal. “I know it sucks when the winds start to pick up.
 
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