ROCKEFELLER WILDLIFE REFUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana is adding three miles of breakwaters to protect a state wildlife refuge where the shoreline is rapidly eroding and the bottom is extremely soft.
For years, the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge that hugs 26 miles of Gulf of Mexico shoreline in remote southwestern Louisiana has been a haven for nature lovers and researchers.
CAMERON — Gov. John Bel Edwards joined state and local officials on Tuesday to celebrate another $18 million dedicated to protecting three more miles of coastline at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge.
On the coast in Vermilion Parish, local, state and federal government officials, along with companies, gathered to discuss the ongoing issue of land loss in the area. The future of the coast in vermilion parish looks grim over the course…