The bayou and surrounding delta wetlands are iconic characteristics of New Orleans and its history. In New Orleans southern districts lie the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve, the Timken Wildlife Management Area which sit around Lake Cataouatche and Lake Pontchartrain. An important home to many forms of wildlife, the bayou acts as a protective barrier for cities like New Orleans from the extreme storm surges like hurricanes and floods. However, coastal erosion has significantly affected the bayous, leaving New Orleans at a higher risk of damage as occurred with Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

In fact, the Mississippi Delta…

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