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NWRC Weekly Highlights

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FY 2005 (October 1, 2004 - September 30, 2005)

September 16, 2005

  • USGS scientists, geographers, and public affairs staff at the National Wetlands Research Center continue to receive and respond to many media requests for information and interviews about Hurricane Katrina

September 9, 2005

  • USGS Humanitarian Efforts for Katrina Evacuees
  • USGS scientist Jacoby Carter was interviewed by National Geographic News
  • USGS scientist Tommy Michot was interviewed by The Independent (Lafayette, LA)

August 12, 2005

  • Teacher Workshop Connects Research & the Classroom
  • USGS Scientist Studies Purple Invader
  • USGS scientists Lori Randall and Wylie Barrow provided information and a radar image depicting waterfowl movement on the Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge
  • USGS scientist and pilot Tommy Michot provided information on the impacts of Hurricanes Lili and Ivan that he observed along the Gulf of Mexico coast

July 29, 2005

  • USGS scientist Jacoby Carter provided information about nutria (coypu) for a feature article on the fate of the coypu
  • USGS was contacted by “Current,” a new cable TV network in CA, for information to use in a series on global climate change.

July 1, 2005

  • Scientist Stephen Faulkner was interviewed for a story on Louisiana’s coastal forest ecosystems
  • Scientist Tommy Michot was interviewed by the New Orleans Times Picayune about the numbers of nesting birds on west Breton Island

June 10, 2005

  • USGS scientist Stephen Faulkner was interviewed by The Independent Weekly
  • A reporter and photographer from the Daily Advertiser spent a day in the Atchafalaya Swamp with USGS scientist Dana Drake

June 3, 2005

  • USGS Supports Job Shadowing for Teacher
  • USGS scientist Greg Smith was interviewed by KATC TV-3

May 20, 2005

  • USGS Receives NAGC Awards
  • USGS and DOT Host Expert Panel on Impacts of Climate Change and Transportation
  • USGS scientist Jacoby Carter was interviewed by the Guadalajara Colony Reporter

May 6, 2005

  • Discussion with Senator Mary Landrieu

December 7, 2004

  • USGS scientist Virginia Burkett was contacted by CNN for information on climate change and its impacts on the people and places of coastal Louisiana.

November 23, 2004

  • USGS Partners with SEEDS Program for Student Field Trip
  • USGS scientist Jacoby Carter was interviewed by the Washington Post
  • USGS scientist Tommy Michot was contacted by National Geographic Magazine

November 2, 2004

  • Wetlands Center is New Partner in Central Southwest Gulf Coast Node

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