termites Coastal News Roundup: Parish Looks To Delay Major Restoration Project, And More By Travis Lux & Sara Sneath • May 11, 2018 CPRA This week on the Coastal News Roundup: Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier plans to slow down a major coastal restoration project. Plus, air quality alerts and termites invade. The Termite Swarms Are Back By Eileen Fleming • May 19, 2015 masuti / Shutterstock.com Listen Listening... / 1:06 UNO biology professor Jerry Howard explains the termite swarm phenomenon. For the next few weeks, Formosan termites can be seen swarming around street lights, business lights — even headlights. The annual mating season is under way.