Friend or foe? A lesson on Louisiana snakes and how to interact with them
Today on Louisiana Considered, we get an update on the state of Louisiana air quality. We also learn why one New Orleans school is getting a new name, and learn about our state’s native species of snakes.
A recent report showed Louisiana's air quality hasn't gotten worse in the past year the same way it has nationwide, but it hasn’t exactly improved either. WWNO coastal reporter Halle Parker gives us the latest on the state of Louisiana's air.
After almost two years of debate, New Orleans’ Lusher Charter School finally has a new name. The school, named for Confederate tax collector and white supremacist Robert Mills Lusher, will now be called The Willow School, in a nod to the school’s original location on Willow Street.
As spring blooms and we return to the great outdoors in greater numbers, we might notice something else in greater numbers in our natural environment: snakes. State herpetologist Keri Lejeune tells us about Louisiana’s native species of snakes and how to deal with them.
Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Adam Vos. Our managing producer is Alana Schreiber and our digital editor is Katelyn Umholtz. Our engineers are Garrett Pittman, Aubry Procell, and Thomas Walsh.
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