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Outdoor Wisconsin - Program Special Report: Habitat Destruction on the Gulf Coast

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[Original Airdate: October 14, 2010]

The impact from the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster and 70 years of dredging the Mississippi River is examined. Experts talk about the damage to Louisiana's Gulf Coast; and, they explain how the Upper Midwest is affected. A detailed look is also taken at how management of the Mississippi River, its tributaries and distributaries have resulted in the destruction of nearly one-third of the Louisiana Gulf Coast and three million acres of wetlands in one lifetime.