Alan Matherne is the LSU AgCenter / Louisiana Sea Grant Coastal, Fisheries, & Wildlife Outreach Specialist for Terrebonne, Lafourche, and Assumption parishes in Louisiana. His articles and blogs are posted at bayoulog.com. Coastal Currents, a monthly news column, is published in the Houma Courier, Daily Comet, Lafourche Gazette, and other papers. It is also posted here on the blog site. He is on Facebook as Alan Matherne. Tweets are at twitter.com/amatherne.