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Wax Lake Outlet (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-12-17

Duration: 00:04:07

Subjects: Wax Lake Delta (La.) | Environment | COASTAL EROSION | COASTAL RESTORATION


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Kar, Devyani Interviewee


This segment from the December 17, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the growth of six square miles of land at the Wax Lake Outlet in St. Mary Parish, one of the only areas in the state reversing the coastal land loss trend. She interviews Dr. Devyani Kar, a scientist and manager of the Coastal Resilience Environmental Defense Fund and the Mississippi Delta Restoration Program.