The Trace will remain open during the work but users are asked to go around the freshly painted areas which will be marked.
Angie Braaten (left) a volunteer at Big Branch Marsh NWR Beach Sweep, September 20, 2014, tells Emma Congalton (right), a volunteer intern with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) what types of trash she picked up. Braaten, an English teacher at Salmen High School in Slidell brought several students with her to help with the trash pickup efforts. Congalton, from Durham, NH, is an environmental education intern at the refuge.
|A sharrow in the right travel lane heading to the French Quarter|
of Orleans Ave. in New Orleans
|A view of the path under construction in the Lafitte Corridor in New Orleans taken 09-11-2014. The view is looking southwest towards N. Carrollton Ave. from N. Scott St. Rouses is on the left.|
|MOORING NO MORE-These canoes locked to the seawall on Bayou St. John in New Orleans will have to be removed by their owners soon or risk removal, impoundment and a $150 fine. The New Orleans City Council recently prohibited long-term storage (more than 24 hours) of canoes and kayaks on Bayou St. John. Residents complai|
ned the untended craft looked bad, were a mosquito nursery and attracted vermin.
A small shady sandbar between Moody's Landing and Janice Landing on Black Creek in the De Soto National Forest, in southeast Mississippi. Decaying vegetation in the stream bed tint the stream with tannin, giving the water the color of dark, Mississippi sweet tea.
Big groups need big sandbars. A group from 13 paddlers from the Bayou Haystackers Paddling Club (BHPC) and the Lafayette Paddling Club relax around a campfire after pitching their tents on a sandy bar along Black Creek about two miles downstream from Moody's Landing in the De Soto National Forest, MS. The BHPC makes a three-day, two-night paddling trip on the creek every year for Memorial Day.
|Shell Bank Bayou in the Maurepas WMA about 25 miles northwest of New Orleans, LA.|