By Bob Cusack
Sen. Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuLouisiana needs Caroline Fayard as its new senator La. Senate contender books seven-figure ad buy Crowded field muddies polling in Louisiana Senate race MORE (D-La.) will show off her oyster-cooking skills at an event Wednesday aimed at restoring the Gulf Coast.
The all-day celebration is aimed at educating the public on efforts to combat the continued effects of Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill, mitigating the impact of dredging and coastal restoration projects on estuaries and oyster habitats, highlighting fisheries disaster funding for the Gulf Coast and Apalachicola Bay, and touting the national shellfish initiative.
UPDATE: Watch the TV segment with Landrieu here.