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Birding and Wildlife Viewing News ItemsHurricane season takes toll on birds - Minneapolis Star Tribune10/31/2017 1:33:08 PM
Minneapolis Star Tribune Hurricane season takes toll on birds Minneapolis Star Tribune A ruby-throated hummingbird clings to a twig whipping in the wind in coastal Louisiana , waiting out the worst of Hurricane Harvey before its 500-mile flight across the Gulf of Mexico on the way to Costa Rica. An Eastern meadowlark, on its way from ... and more »
How do hurricanes affect birds? - Mother Nature Network9/11/2017 1:56:33 PM
Mother Nature Network How do hurricanes affect birds ? Mother Nature Network Another possible impact of Irma that Buler and his fellow researcher Wylie Barrow, a wildlife biologist with the U. S. Geological Survey in the Wetland and Aquatic Research Center in Lafayette, Louisiana , will be monitoring is which birds get trapped ...
Birders Can View Rare Wood Stork Aug. 12 Near Baton Rouge - U.S. News & World Report8/5/2017 12:12:21 PM
U.S. News & World Report Birders Can View Rare Wood Stork Aug. 12 Near Baton Rouge U.S. News & World Report Birders , photographers and others can see wood storks and other wading birds next weekend near Baton Rouge. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Army Corps of Engineers are holding a viewing event Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 from 7 ... and more »
Jeff Davis Parish announces plans for fall festivals, events - American Press7/18/2017 2:05:03 PM
Jeff Davis Parish announces plans for fall festivals, events American Press The festival is based in Jennings but offers a variety of field trips and treks that allow participants to view Southwest Louisiana's birds and other wildlife in their natural habitat, while learning about the rice industry and working wetlands. The ...
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 Birding can be big business. According to a 2013 study of Gulf Coast tourism, more than 1 million people participate in wildlife watching each year in Louisiana . That's about 200,000 more than recreational fishing and almost four times more than hunting. and more »
The 40 Best Places to Explore Louisiana's Southern Wilds - Smithsonian3/13/2017 9:00:42 PM
The 40 Best Places to Explore Louisiana's Southern Wilds Smithsonian Birding trails criss-cross the state and are one the best ways to appreciate Louisiana's feathered residents. In Lincoln Parish, James Lake Birding Trail boasts fantastic vantage points, complete with a viewing platform, bridge and wooded walking trail.
Gambit's 2017 guide to Louisiana fairs and festivals: April - bestofneworleans.com3/13/2017 8:59:59 PM
bestofneworleans.com Gambit's 2017 guide to Louisiana fairs and festivals: April bestofneworleans.com 7-9 — Great Louisiana BirdFest (Various locations in New Orleans and on the Northshore; www.northlakenature.org) — The 21st annual festival, held each year during the spring bird migration, features birding trips to Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, New ... and more »
Hunting and Sport Fishing News ItemsHistoric Hunter's Retreat - My New Orleans (blog)11/21/2017 11:18:01 AM
My New Orleans (blog) Historic Hunter's Retreat My New Orleans (blog) (Fact: The game that hunters do not take home with them is stored and used in many mouthwatering dishes, including fried deer.) Need more activity? Bordered by two rivers and containing several lakes, Giles Island is a great place for guided fishing ...
How New Orleans chefs could become a key ally in effort to save Louisiana's disappearing coast - The Advocate11/21/2017 10:23:24 AM
The Advocate How New Orleans chefs could become a key ally in effort to save Louisiana's disappearing coast The Advocate National Wildlife Federation scientists eat wild duck gumbo and jambalaya cooked by Chef Nathan Richard and Chef Dana Honn before going out to explore the wetlands at Cajun Fishing Adventures in Buras, La., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. National Wildlife ...
The best eight years of his life - Louisiana Sportsman11/16/2017 4:23:25 PM
Louisiana Sportsman The best eight years of his life Louisiana Sportsman For eight years, starting in 2008, Robert Barham served as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. He was there in the wake of Hurricanes ... He can't recall more than a handful of good hunting or fishing trips he took during ...
Be aware of duck hunters - Louisiana Sportsman11/16/2017 9:39:08 AM
Louisiana Sportsman Be aware of duck hunters Louisiana Sportsman Many of the spots used by duck hunters are also popular kayak fishing areas. Most duck hunters head out while it's ... on their way out after wrapping up. Everyone can peacefully coexist and be safe — we're all Louisiana sportsmen out doing what we love.
Outdoor Briefs: Nov. 16, 2017 - Houma Courier11/15/2017 5:04:44 PM
Houma Courier Outdoor Briefs: Nov. 16, 2017 Houma Courier The decision was made by Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Jack Montoucet, following notification by NOAA Fisheries that the federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico will close for the commercial harvest of gray triggerfish per a ... and more »
Dos and don'ts when the warden arrives - Louisiana Sportsman11/15/2017 6:01:20 AM
Louisiana Sportsman Dos and don'ts when the warden arrives Louisiana Sportsman The words “ game warden” often ring fear into the hearts of many sportsmen, but they don't need to. Recent discussions with three wildlife agents who have almost 40 years experience in the field resulted in these ideas about how to do the right thing ...
LDWF, Louisiana Trappers and Alligator Hunters Association to hold free trapping workshops - WAFB.com11/13/2017 10:31:41 AM
LDWF, Louisiana Trappers and Alligator Hunters Association to hold free trapping workshops WAFB.com The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and the Louisiana Trappers and Alligator Hunters Association will hold free trapping workshops on Dec. 2 and Dec. 9. The Dec. 2 workshop will be held at Cypress Black Bayou Recreation Center in ... and more »
Slow dove hunts prompt fishing trip - Louisiana Sportsman11/12/2017 10:06:25 AM
Louisiana Sportsman Slow dove hunts prompt fishing trip Louisiana Sportsman We are fortunate to live in a state where fishing is open 24/7, all year long. Just look in the pages of Louisiana Sportsman and someone is catching fish somewhere in the state. Although hunting season is upon us, the month of September was extremely ...
Check the Outdoors calendar for upcoming meetings along with hunting and fishing schedules - The Advocate11/4/2017 8:02:43 PM
Check the Outdoors calendar for upcoming meetings along with hunting and fishing schedules The Advocate Hosted by the Bayou Coast Kayak Fishing Club. Open to the public. $50 entry fee includes Friday evening meal, fish fry, t-shirt and captain's bag. Preregistration required. Website: bckfc.org. FALL CATCH-AND-EAT FLY FISHING TRIP: Louisiana marsh ...
Nature-Based Tourism News ItemsMaking Waves: Building A Water Management Mecca - Business Facilities Magazine6/14/2017 3:43:54 PM
Business Facilities Magazine Making Waves: Building A Water Management Mecca Business Facilities Magazine So-called “green” infrastructure and nature-based shoreline defenses are an important focus for Louisiana water-sector innovators. Martin Ecosystems of Baton Rouge designs and manufactures plant-covered “islands” made from non-toxic recycled plastic ... and more »
Louisiana Can't Pay for Its Solar Tax Credits: 'It's Bad to Do This to People. It's Just Wrong.' - Greentech Media8/3/2016 8:38:26 AM
Greentech Media Louisiana Can't Pay for Its Solar Tax Credits: 'It's Bad to Do This to People. It's Just Wrong.' Greentech Media It's been a year since Louisiana lawmakers decided to cap the solar tax credit program in the face of worsening budget woes. Not only did lawmakers impose a cap, they also widened it to cover to everyone who purchased solar in 2015, including those who ... and more »
Outdoor Recreation News ItemsEPS for Winnebago Industries, Inc. (WGO) Expected At $0.50; Edgewood Management Has Raised Ecolab (ECL ... - San Times11/15/2017 8:49:20 AM
San Times EPS for Winnebago Industries, Inc. (WGO) Expected At $0.50; Edgewood Management Has Raised Ecolab (ECL ... San Times Winnebago Industries, Inc. is a manufacturer of recreation vehicles used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The company has ... Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, a Louisiana -based fund reported 16,200 shares ... 7 Breakout Stocks for 2018 Zacks.com Winnebago Industries, Inc. - WGO - Stock Price Today - Zacks Zacks Investment Research all 38 news articles »
As Gas Companies Prepare Pollution Settlements, New Jersey Voters Limit How They Can Be Spent - Governing11/7/2017 11:18:18 PM
Governing As Gas Companies Prepare Pollution Settlements, New Jersey Voters Limit How They Can Be Spent Governing Last month, for example, Louisiana voters approved a ballot measure that bans future gas tax revenue from funding transportation employee salaries. Since the 1980s, New Jersey has ... Debbie Mans, the executive director of NY/NJ Baykeeper, an ... and more »
People of Etowah - LeRoy Falcon - Gadsden Messenger11/3/2017 4:59:41 PM
Gadsden Messenger People of Etowah - LeRoy Falcon Gadsden Messenger Our opportunities for outdoor recreation is incredible. I also love the people in our community. When I was in Louisiana helping my family with Hu-rricane Katrina recovery, most of the volunteers we encountered were from Alabama. That says a lot about ...
When Polluters Pay States for Their Damage, Who Should Benefit? - Governing10/27/2017 3:04:30 AM
Governing When Polluters Pay States for Their Damage, Who Should Benefit? Governing Earlier this month, for example, Louisiana voters approved a ballot measure that bans future gas tax revenue from funding transportation employee salaries. Since the 1980s, New Jersey ... Debbie Mans, the executive director of NY/NJ Baykeeper, an ...
New Student Recreation Complex Complete at Louisiana State University - School Constructions News (blog)10/23/2017 10:03:50 AM
School Constructions News (blog) New Student Recreation Complex Complete at Louisiana State University School Constructions News (blog) The budget for the project was $62 million, which included three separate projects: an outdoor recreation field complex, the UREC tennis court and parking addition as well as the main UREC building project — a 257,000-square foot building, which ...
Residents, leaders react to Hammond Metro ranked "4th Worst City in America to Raise a Child" - WWL9/5/2017 7:41:24 PM
WWL Residents, leaders react to Hammond Metro ranked "4th Worst City in America to Raise a Child" WWL Violent crime can also hinder outdoor recreation . There were 769 violent crimes reported per 100,000 Hammond residents in 2015, more ... This report neglects to mention our Louisiana Technical Community College campus, nor does it take into account ... and more »
Condemned to Death — And Solitary Confinement - The Marshall Project7/23/2017 10:04:42 PM
The Marshall Project Condemned to Death — And Solitary Confinement The Marshall Project In recent years, California, Colorado, Louisiana , Nevada, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia have allowed condemned inmates to have more time out of their cells, and in some cases, eat meals and exercise with other inmates and hold jobs. Still ... and more »
Lark at the parks: Could private partnerships save state parks? - NOLA.com7/21/2017 10:05:04 AM
NOLA.com Lark at the parks: Could private partnerships save state parks? NOLA.com Gliding above the tree line at Fontainebleau State Park on a zip line. Taking a horseback ride on trails that meander through the 2,800-acre park. Spending a long weekend at a posh resort on Lake Pontchartrain in St. Tammany Parish. Saving Louisiana's ...
Louisiana ranked fifth-best road trip state - Houma Courier7/4/2017 4:34:19 PM
Houma Courier Louisiana ranked fifth-best road trip state Houma Courier The outdoor recreation is second to none,” Bush said. “Some who are into food can experience authentic Cajun food any time of the year, and that's always a highlight for people coming to Louisiana who want to experience the culture through our food.”. and more »