Bob Marshall

From 2013 to 2017, Bob Marshall covered environmental issues for The Lens, with a special focus on coastal restoration and wetlands. While at The Times-Picayune, his work chronicling the people, stories and issues of Louisiana’s wetlands was recognized with two Pulitzer Prizes and other awards. In 2012 Marshall was a member of the inaugural class inducted into the Loyola University School of Communications Den of Distinction.

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Native Americans of Grand Bayou seeking help to remain in homeland

Once a thriving community of 1,000 people, Grand Bayou is now just a village of about 40 people, trying to save their way of life.

When the state officials drew the cost-benefit limits of expensive coastal restoration on a map of coastal Louisiana, some Native Americans found themselves on the wrong side of a government decision. Again. They'd like justice, but they'll settle for help in maintaining their way of life. Neither is likely.