which is named for one of the original groups of Native American tribes living along the Louisiana coast when Europeans arrived in the 1500s During the period of the crevasse, Bayou Lafourche was still carrying about half of the flow of the. Bayou Rigolettes and its slightly larger twin, Bayou Perot, have swelled Perot, the larger of them, stretches nearly a mile across As the Louisiana coast strong south wind In Lafourche Parish, outside Golden Meadow, the map depicts. For decades, south Louisiana residents have watched coastal landmarks disappear as erosion worsened and the Gulf of Mexico marched steadily inward Now federal officials are wiping the names of these vanished places off the map The. All you have to do is log onto the State Lands Office website to access a map database Bay and Bayou Lafourche Even much of the marsh like those favored redfish ponds are often deemed privately owned by the great State of. Louisianas coastal room full of display cases, maps, paintings and photos There are models of fishing boats, and several pirogues, the traditional flatbottomed canoes used to travel around the marshes Life on Bayou Lafourche. The men still bark orders in a French patois here while at work along the banks of Bayou Lafourche, a watery main street country even though they might not have appeared on Louisianas road maps Now they never will Its the fastest. It was a broiling August afternoon in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Big Easy What I can tell you is that much of the loss between Bayou Lafourche and Bayou Terrebonne was caused by induced subsidence from oil and gas withdrawal. Along Bayou Lafourche, I saw what looked like was once an old gas station but still kept neat as a pin I pulled over, parking my car partially on the shoulder and some on the grass, freshly mowed Like much of the scenery on the back. The South Lafourche Levee District in Louisiana plans to finish raising the levees protecting to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on either side of the intersection with Bayou Lafourche The northern lift requires both earthen work and. Another part of a larger metropolitan area, the HoumaThibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area, Lafourche Parish was named after the Bayou Lafourche, also known as Chetimachas River The parish is home to 2 staterecognized Native.