The Ouachita Parish Mosquito Abatement District issued a list of seven locations that tested positive for West Nile Virus. The mosquito pools that tested positive for West Nile on July 9 and 10 include: Near the intersection of I-20 and Orange Street Garden District Near Bernstein Park Between Forsythe Avenue and the Ouachita River Near Lakewood Estates subdivision Near Davis Street in Sterlington Near Howard Brown Road in West Ouachita Parish Testing was conducted by the Louisiana Department...
In New Orleans, water touches our daily lives in many ways: the impacts of coastal land loss, buying flood insurance and just keeping cars dry when it rains. Water has shaped the city since its beginning. As the city celebrates its 300th birthday, the Historic New Orleans Collection is giving bike tours along the old “portage” route that was once a narrow strip of dry land between the river and lake.