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An early frost turned some of the water plants brown, but their presence shows that the delta continues to grow.

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Robert Twilley of the Louisiana Sea Grant College at LSU drives a tour boat down the Wax Lake Outlet. The trees in the background help protect the Morgan City area from hurricane winds and storm surge.

Order out of chaos: Nature has a plan for Wax Lake Delta

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