Footnotes

  1. Kohl, Dr. Barry and Shaffer, Dr. Gary. “Mulching Our Defenses- Cypress mulch and our coast”. Presentation to Sierra Club New Orleans Group. United Methodist Church, New Orleans. 14 January 2007.
  2. Wold, Amy. “Researchers: Forests better at weakening hurricane surge”. The Baton Rouge Advocate. 28 April 2007. http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/7233386.html
  3. Whitt, Toni. “Environmentalists say cypress belongs in swamps, not gardens.” Sarasota Herald Tribune. 28 April 2007. http://www.heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070428/NEWS/704280458/-1/xml
  4. Coastal Wetland Forest Conservation and Use Science Working Group. Conservation, Protection and Utilization of Louisiana’s Coastal Wetland Forests. 03 April 2005. http://www.coastalforestswg.lsu.edu/
  5. Coastal Wetland Forest Conservation and Use Science Working Group. Conservation, Protection and Utilization of Louisiana’s Coastal Wetland Forests. 03 April 2005. http://www.coastalforestswg.lsu.edu/
  6. Brown, Matt. “Losing cypress”, The Times-Picayune, 15 October 2006.
  7. US Global Change Program, “US National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change, Regional Paper: The Southeast”, Updated 12 October 2003. http://www.usgcrp.gov/usgcrp/nacc/education/southeast/se-edu-4.htm
  8. Find the FIA website disclaimer.
  9. Jacobs, David. “Logging off”, Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. 10 Sept 2007. http://www.businessreport.com/news/2007/sep/10/logging/
  10. Coastal Wetland Forest Conservation and Use Science Working Group. Conservation, Protection and Utilization of Louisiana’s Coastal Wetland Forests. 03 April 2005. http://www.coastalforestswg.lsu.edu/
  11. United States Geological Survey. “Salt Tolerance of Southern Baldcypress”, USGS FS 094-97, National Wetlands Research Center, Lafayette, LA. June 1997. http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/climate/fs92_97.pdf
  12. The Save Our Cypress Coalition Cypress Mulch Interactive Map. http://www.lmrk.org/allemans.html
  13. Day, Mollie. “The Unkindest Cut”, The Gambit Weekly. 14 Aug 2007. http://www.bestofneworleans.com/dispatch/2007-08-14/cover_story.php
  14. Coastal Wetland Forest Conservation and Use Science Working Group. Conservation, Protection and Utilization of Louisiana’s Coastal Wetland Forests. 03 April 2005. http://www.coastalforestswg.lsu.edu/
  15. Kohl, Dr. Barry and Shaffer, Dr. Gary. “Mulching Our Defenses- Cypress mulch and our coast”. Presentation to Sierra Club New Orleans Group. United Methodist Church, New Orleans. 14 January 2007.
  16. Louisiana Forestry Association in “Logging off”, Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. 10 Sept 2007. http://www.businessreport.com/news/2007/sep/10/logging/
  17. The Save Our Cypress Coalition Cypress Mulch Interactive Map. www.lmrk.org/cypressmap.html.
  18. Wold, Amy. “Wal-Mart drops state’s mulch”, Baton Rouge Advocate, 6 Sept 2007. http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/9608602.html?showAll=y&c=y
  19. Heffner, Rob. “Memo for Record. RE: Helicopter Logging Sites Proposed by Earl Billings on Behalf of —“, Internal US Army Corps of Engineers Memo. 12 April 2005. To obtain a copy of this memo, please contact Dan Favre, dan@healthygulf.org.
  20. The Save Our Cypress Coalition Cypress Mulch Interactive Map. www.lmrk.org/cypressmap.html.
  21. Wilson, Dean. Various photos. www.saveourcypress.org/gallery.php.
  22. Uribarri, Adrian. “Stately cypress trees go from icon to mulch”, Orlando Sun-Sentinel. 1 Oct 2007. http://www.sunsentinel.com/features/health/orl-cypress0107oct01,0,4769438.story
  23. Duryea, Mary. “Landscape Mulches: Will Subterranean Termites Consume Them?”, University of Florida, IFAS Extension. August 2000. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR075
  24. Duryea, Mary. “Landscape Mulches: How Quickly Do They Settle?”, University of Florida, IFAS Extension. October 1999. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR052
  25. Duryea, Mary and Hermanse, Annie. “Cypress: Florida’s Majestic and Beneficial Wetlands Tree”, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Services Extension. Revised June 2006. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FR008
  26. University of Florida, IFAS Extension. “Why We Recommend That You NOT Use Cypress Mulch in Your Landscape”. http://pasco.ifas.ufl.edu/hort/mulches.htm.
  27. The Save Our Cypress Coalition Cypress Mulch Interactive Map. http://www.lmrk.org/happygro.html
  28. Van Heerden, Ivor. “Louisiana’s Natural Storm Protection”, Presentation to Wal-Mart Executives. Baton Rouge, LA. 16 March 2007.
  29. Shaffer, Gary. “Cypress Management, Mulching, and the Emerging State Plan”, Tulane Environmental Law Conference. 9 March 2007.
  30. Ibid.
  31. Barras, John A. Land area change in coastal Louisiana after the 2005 hurricanes—a series of three maps: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 06-1274. 2006. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1274/