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Bottomland Hardwoods News ItemsDeer season underway and outlook similar to 2016 - StMaryNow.com10/20/2017 7:17:43 PM
StMaryNow.com Deer season underway and outlook similar to 2016 StMaryNow.com ... lactation rates in all eight of Louisiana's physiographic regions, except one, had less than 50 percent of the does lactating. Physiographic simply means those landforms specific to a region, such as piney woods, bottomland hardwoods , coastal marsh ... and more »
Flooding and Louisiana Trees - Leesville Daily Leader8/29/2017 2:44:33 PM
Leesville Daily Leader Flooding and Louisiana Trees Leesville Daily Leader Research has indicated that bottomland hardwoods can be especially vulnerable to mortality if the tree is inundated by flood waters within two weeks after the first flush of growth. The fourth factor that determines if a tree will be stressed or ... and more »
Moving targets — Top tactics for public land deer hunting - Louisiana Sportsman11/2/2016 12:32:39 PM
Louisiana Sportsman Moving targets — Top tactics for public land deer hunting Louisiana Sportsman In one area, Clark might be surrounded by pines, while in another he'll be in bottomland hardwoods . And he said to be consistent in diverse habitat, it pays to understand what deer are feeding on and where they'll be traveling. “In a place like Clear ...
Bayou boogie — Best WMAs and squirrel-hunting tips - Louisiana Sportsman10/3/2016 5:43:51 PM
Louisiana Sportsman Bayou boogie — Best WMAs and squirrel-hunting tips Louisiana Sportsman Located just 20 miles northeast of Alexandria, Dewey Wills is consists of 63,900 acres of bottomland hardwoods , with access via Louisiana Highway 28. Another WMA that traditionally sports high squirrel-hunting success is Attakapas WMA in the middle of ...
Wildlife biologists unsure how much floods will affect deer mortality - The Advocate9/1/2016 7:30:49 PM
The Advocate Wildlife biologists unsure how much floods will affect deer mortality The Advocate In their jobs — Ribbeck is the chief of the state's Wildlife Division and Bordelon is the State Deer Study leader — they know there will be questions about the massive flood's effect on south Louisiana wildlife, especially deer. Deer in areas around ...
Louisiana sees 'eye-opening' decline in deer lactation rates - NOLA.com8/23/2016 10:54:18 AM
NOLA.com Louisiana sees 'eye-opening' decline in deer lactation rates NOLA.com "In the bottomland hardwoods , most of the deer breeding occurs in December and January. In that area, we typically see lactation rates in the 60s. For that to drop into the 40s, that's eye-opening." Bordelon said since the decline occurred only one ... and more »
Teddy Bears are Alive and Well Thanks to Stewardship-Minded Farmers in Louisiana - USDA.gov (press release) (blog)3/10/2016 4:31:08 PM
USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Teddy Bears are Alive and Well Thanks to Stewardship-Minded Farmers in Louisiana USDA.gov (press release) (blog) Landowner in Support of Black Bear Restoration sign on gate NRCS has worked with agricultural producers to restore and protect more than 250,000 acres of bottomland hardwoods in Louisiana in priority areas. Fresh into my career as a wildlife biologist ... and more »
Black bears' success means more hunting opportunities for other species statewide - Louisiana Sportsman7/10/2015 6:14:06 PM
Louisiana Sportsman Black bears' success means more hunting opportunities for other species statewide Louisiana Sportsman More than 800,000 acres of varying habitat in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley has been set aside as bear habitat and protected either permanently or at least for a considerable amount of time, according to the 2015 Louisiana Department of Wildlife and ...
Louisiana black bear on path to leave threatened list - The Advocate5/20/2015 8:13:37 PM
The Advocate Louisiana black bear on path to leave threatened list The Advocate The wetland reserve program and an existing conservation reserve program helped compensate landowners for putting marginal agricultural land back into forests such as bottomland hardwoods . The Natural Resource Conservation District focused these ... and more »
Forest Resource Assessment News ItemsSix Louisiana schools earn national Blue Ribbon status - The Daily Advertiser9/28/2017 3:21:15 PM
The Daily Advertiser Six Louisiana schools earn national Blue Ribbon status The Daily Advertiser Six Louisiana public schools have been named 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Blue Ribbon ... They have high rates of performance in state assessment , student subgroups and high school graduation. The 2017 ... The ... Natchitoches school makes national list of 2017 Blue Ribbon Schools KTBS all 265 news articles »
Louisiana Oil and Gas, Environmental Orgs Unite in Opposition to Trump Budget - Triple Pundit (blog)6/7/2017 12:07:20 PM
Louisiana Oil and Gas, Environmental Orgs Unite in Opposition to Trump Budget Triple Pundit (blog) President Trump is beginning to see his polling slip even in counties where the vote swung to him by a wide margin. That's not surprising, as more voters come to understand that the Trump budget tears important benefits away from them. That pattern ... and more »
Bird watchers are flocking to Louisiana's fragile coast, but for how long? - NOLA.com5/15/2017 8:05:59 AM
NOLA.com Bird watchers are flocking to Louisiana's fragile coast, but for how long? NOLA.com Now dense forest is mostly brackish marsh. Louisiana's coast remains a magnet for birders, but that could change as forests , swamps and marshes collapse into the sea. About 2,000 square miles have been lost ... "The festival is to exploit, in a ... and more »
30 injured, 4k homes without power following tornadoes in Louisiana - KHOU.com2/7/2017 1:19:48 PM
KHOU.com 30 injured, 4k homes without power following tornadoes in Louisiana KHOU.com Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said 30 people were injured, some of them seriously. There were reports of about a half dozen moderate to severe injuries in New Orleans East, where a tornado apparently hit the Sherwood Forest neighborhood, ... At least 28 injuries reported in New Orleans area after devastating tornadoes NOLA.com New Orleans tries to pick up pieces, calls for federal assistance after record tornado The Advocate all 709 news articles »
Forestry Resources News ItemsAlabama forest products industry poised for gains after strong year - Alabama NewsCenter8/2/2017 3:10:10 PM
Alabama NewsCenter Alabama forest products industry poised for gains after strong year Alabama NewsCenter Another example of innovation in Alabama's forest products industry can be found in Clarke County, at Louisiana -Pacific Corp.'s $265 million operation near Thomasville, which employs nearly 200 people. The company, a leading manufacturer of engineered ...