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Dr. Robert Twilley Interview (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-09-18

Duration: 00:05:44

Subjects: Environment | Twilley, Robert Reece, 1952- | COASTAL EROSION | COASTAL RESTORATION | Hurricanes | Hurricane Laura, 2020


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Twilley, Robert Interviewee


This segment from the September 18, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Dr. Robert Twilley, the executive director of the Louisiana Sea Grant program. He discusses: the changes to Louisiana’s coastline over the past few decades, including coastal erosion in some areas and coastal restoration in others; the growing impact of hurricanes on coastal communities in the past few years; and the aftermath of Hurricane Laura in southwest Louisiana.