"Louisiana still has tremendous natural resources along its vast coasts, even after Katrina and Rita, and the nation should come and visit so that more can be done to restore and sustain this unique national treasure." - Paul D. Coreil, Louisiana State University"
About the Author
GAY M. GOMEZ is associate professor of geography at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. A professional nature guide and longtime activist and champion for the preservation of the state's wetlands, she has served on the board of directors for the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana and the Louisiana Ornithological Society, and on the advisory board for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' White Lake Wetland Conservation Area.