Reviving Bayou Lafourche

Episode 162 · June 24th, 2021 · 1 hr 22 mins

About this Episode

On today’s episode of Delta Dispatches, Jacques and Simone talk about the restoration of the “longest Main Street in the world!” First up, we catch up with Ryan M. Perque, Executive Director of the Friends of the Bayou Lafourche. He talks about the history of the waterway and the work his organization and others are doing to restore it. In the second half of the show, we continue our conversation about Bayou Lafourche with Tristan Baurick, environmental reporter with The Times Picayune New Orleans Advocate, who recently wrote two great articles about these restoration efforts on

Read Tristan's reporting:
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part 2:

Visit Friends of Bayou Lafourche: