WETLANDS: Big idea for rebuilding La. marshes sparks big bayou brawl Annie Snider, E&E reporter Published: Monday, August 19, 2013 HOPEDALE, La. -- The Mississippi River isn't called "Big Muddy" for nothing. Please subscribe to Greenwire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.