Natural Heritage Tourism and Outdoor Recreation in Central Region

 Birding and Wildlife Viewing

   
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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Bird Watching
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Bird watching continues to grow in popularity among folks of all ages.  The hobby—otherwise known as birding—is an excellent way to enjoy nature and become acquainted with all things winged.

 

Tara Wildlife Doing Business as a Sustainable Recreation Destination
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Renowned for its hunting, Tara Wildlife also offers birding, hiking and a well-equipped conference and recreation facility.

 

The Mississippi Flyway

The longest migration route of any in the Western Hemisphere lies in this flyway. It's northern terminus is on the Arctic coast of Alaska and its southern end in Patagonia.

 

The Ecological Basis for the Conservation of Migratory Birds in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley
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In 1994, the Mississippi Alluvial Valley (MAV) Migratory Bird Planning Group began to devise a conservation plan that integrates habitat objectives for three groups of bird species—wintering waterfowl, migratory shorebirds, and breeding and wintering forest birds.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
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A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Birds Field Guides Collection
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Birds and Mammals Field Guides Collection: A collection of one page fact sheets.

 

Show Birding and Wildlife Viewing Organizations & Professionals (78)
There are 78 resources serving Central Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Birding and Wildlife Viewing Organizations & Professionals serving Central Region
Ecotourism
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Alexander State Forest Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Allen Acres Bed and Breakfast
Dr. Charles and Susan Allen - Innkeepers - Pitkin, LA
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Debra Credeur - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Brownell Memorial Park & Carillon Tower
- Morgan City, LA
Cajun Country Swamp Tours
Walter “Butch” Guchereau - Breaux Bridge, LA
Cajun Jack's Swamp Tours
- Patterson, LA
Cajuns Houseboats & Rentals, Inc.
- Morgan City, LA
Camp Beauregard Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Catahoula Lake
- Pineville, LA
Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Rhinehart, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Clear Creek Wildlife Management Area
Forest Capital Partners, LLC. - Lake Charles, LA
Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Elbow Slough Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Fort Polk Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army and U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Jimmie Davis State Park
- Chatham, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Little River Wildlife Management Area
Resource Management Service, LLC and LDWF - Pineville, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Bentley, LA
National Red Dirt Wildlife Management Area Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Provencal, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Pomme de Terre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Sicily Island Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
South Toledo Bend State Park
- Anacoco, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Walnut Hill Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA
West Bay Wildlife Management Area
Forest Capital Partners LLC., Roy O. Martin, FI - Lake Charles, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Guides and Outfitters
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Giles Island Hunting Club
Jimmy Riley - Ferriday, LA
Ivy's Tackle Box
- Morgan City, LA
Pack & Paddle
- Lafayette, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
State and Federal Land
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Alexander State Forest Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Camp Beauregard Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Catahoula Lake
- Pineville, LA
Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Rhinehart, LA
Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Elbow Slough Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Fort Polk Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army and U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Bentley, LA
National Red Dirt Wildlife Management Area Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Provencal, LA
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Pomme de Terre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sicily Island Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
South Toledo Bend State Park
- Anacoco, LA
Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Walnut Hill Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA

 Hunting and Sport Fishing

   
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Find a National Forest in the South

The Southern Region covers thirteen states--a vast area stretching from Texas on the western side, Virginia on the north, and down to Puerto Rico on the south. You'll find a wide variety of forest environments, including the only tropical forest (El Yunque) in the agency. Find a forest nearest you!

 

Fee Fishing - An Introduction
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The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing - Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
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Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

The Ultimate Food Plot
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One of the first things that every fledgling wildlife manager learns is that nutrition is the key to attracting and keeping big bucks. The second thing they learn is how expensive it is to grow good food plots.

 

Preparing Deer Hunting Spring Food Plots For Big Bucks
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There are many things you can do to get your property ready for planting those food plots.If you are someone who is serious about deer hunting big bucks, I wanted to outline some of the things you need to think about when preparing and planting your food plots.

 

A Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots - Blending Science with Common Sense
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This publication provides technical guidance and practical information for wildlife management beyond planting and managing food plots.  ...

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
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NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

Updated 2013 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Season Length Estimates
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In February 2013, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) promulgate an emergency rule for the 2013 recreational red snapper season.

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations - 2013-2014
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Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulaitons.

 

Managing Wild Pigs, a Technical Guide
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This 40-page document provides detailed information on the biology of wild pigs, how to recognize their presence, the type of damage they can cause to agriculture and natural areas and a wide range of management techniques, including hunting.

 

Hunters - A Force for Conservation
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Hunting seasons are starting to open, making this a great time to commemorate the important role that hunters play in habitat conservation.

 

Bayou Sauvage NWR Hunting and Fishing Regulations 2013 - 2014
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KNF Deer Hunting with Dogs - USDC Western Dist Ruling - Nov 27 2013

US Forest Service decision to prohibit deer hunting with dogs on Kisatchie National Forest upheld by Federal District Court Ruling. 

 

Louisiana Wildlife Insider - Summer 2013
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In This Issue: The Monarch Butterfly: Traveling though Louisiana on an Epic Journey by Wendy Caldwell and Karen Oberhauser Conservation Partnership: Why it Matters by Gregg Elliott and Duck Locascio Louisiana Natural Areas Registry Program by Judy Jones Gopher Tortoise Conservation Efforts in Louisiana by Keri Landry Tracking Raccoon Movements in the Atchafalaya Basin by Michael Byrne and Michael Camberlain Southeast Louisiana DMAP Club Hosts Wounded Warriors Hunt by Kori Legleu and Cheryl Burns The Unicorn Deer by Scott Durham How to Hook a Child on Fishing by Mi

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations - 2013-2014
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Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulation

 

Wildlife Tourism and the Gulf Coast Economy
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Wildlife tourism contributes substantially to the Gulf Coast economy.  Wildlife tourism is defined as (1) guide and outfitter businesses directly serving wildlife watchers, recreational fishers and hunters, and (2) lodging and dining establishments where these clients sleep and eat.

 

Show Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals (23)
There are 23 resources serving Central Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Central Region
Guides and Outfitters
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Giles Island Hunting Club
Jimmy Riley - Ferriday, LA
Ivy's Tackle Box
- Morgan City, LA
Pack & Paddle
- Lafayette, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Land Leasing
American Hunting Lease Association
Steve Meng - President - Fishers, IN
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Harry Bourg Corporation
Cyrus J. Theriot, Jr. - President - Houma, LA
Hunt Ark Duck
Cain Planting Company - McCrory, AR
Hunting Land Advisors
Stephen Ruckman - Founder - Mount Washington, KY
Hunting Sports Plus
Daryl Traylor - Blue Springs, MO
Jason D. Burke
Soterra, LLC. - Forestry and Wildlife Consultant - Pine Grove, LA
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Ricky ONeill
Neeley Forestry Service, Inc. - Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
RoyOMartin
Hunting Leases - Alexandria, LA
US Farm Lease
- Ames, IA
Weyerhaeuser Outdoor Recreational Leases
South Mississippi / Southeast Louisiana - Columbia, MS
Weyerhaeuser Outdoor Recreational Leases - Gulf Region
- Natchitoches, LA
Lodges and Ranches
Cajuns Houseboats & Rentals, Inc.
- Morgan City, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA

 Nature-Based Tourism

   
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National Wildlife Refuge System - National Wildlife Refuge Locator

Find a Refuge Near You 

Nearly 46 million people visit national wildlife refuges each year. Visitors and local communities recognize refuges as national treasures:

  • Wildlife refuges are home to more than 700 species of birds, 220 species of mammals, 250 reptile and amphibian species and more than 200 species of fish.
  • Fifty-nine refuges have been established with a primary purpose of conserving threatened or endangered species.
  • 280 of the 1,200-plus federally-listed threatened or endangered species in the U.S. are found on units of the Refuge System.

 

 

Fee Fishing - An Introduction
By:

The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing - Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
By:

Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

Decontamination Documentation for Cavers
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The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) strongly recommends, first and foremost, compliance with all cave closures, advisories, and regulations in all Federal, State,Tribal, and private lands.

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Tara Wildlife Doing Business as a Sustainable Recreation Destination
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Renowned for its hunting, Tara Wildlife also offers birding, hiking and a well-equipped conference and recreation facility.

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
By:

A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

 

Rural Bounty

Explore North America's Rural Bounty

Discover the rich bounty of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, outdoor activities, and family fun that our rural countryside has to offer!

  • Daytrip or Vacation to a Farm or Ranch
  • Pick Your Own-Fruits, Pumpkins, Trees
  • Discover Charming Countryside Wineries
  • Challenge Your Hunting & Outdoor Skills

In the U.S. and Canada, there are approximately 65,000 farms and ranches that invite the public to visit, and more and more are becoming members on the Rural Bounty website. We invite you to come back often to plan relaxing day trips, or weeks away, enjoying the Rural Bounty of North America.  Visit website »

 

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations - 2013-2014
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Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulaitons.

 

Bayou Sauvage NWR Hunting and Fishing Regulations 2013 - 2014
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Explanation of 2008 Limitation of Liability Law on Agritourism Operations in Louisiana
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This article includes both the text of, and explanation for, the Louisiana Agritourism Limited Liability Law, is intended to limit the liability of the agritourism professional for injuries that occur through no fault of the agritourism professional.

 

Wildlife Tourism and the Gulf Coast Economy
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Wildlife tourism contributes substantially to the Gulf Coast economy.  Wildlife tourism is defined as (1) guide and outfitter businesses directly serving wildlife watchers, recreational fishers and hunters, and (2) lodging and dining establishments where these clients sleep and eat.

 

Buck Island, a Newly Conserved Mississippi River Destination Near Helena, Arkansas

The first leg of a new Lower Mississippi River Water Trail has been established through the conservation of Buck Island near Helena, Arkansas, thanks to the efforts of the American Land Conservancy (ALC), the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and other partners.

 

Show Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals (110)
There are 110 resources serving Central Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Central Region
Agritourism
Allen Acres Bed and Breakfast
Dr. Charles and Susan Allen - Innkeepers - Pitkin, LA
CM Farms, LLC
- Dry Creek, LA
Dora Ann Hatch
LSU AgCenter - Agritourism Coordinator - Homer, LA
Frogmore Plantation & Gins
- Frogmore, LA
Grant Christmas Tree Farm and Syrup Mill
Gray & Mollie Anderson - Grant, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
The Southern Christmas Tree Association
Michael Buchart - Executive Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
WesMar Farms
- Moreauville, LA
Campgrounds
Alexander State Forest Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Camp Beauregard Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Clear Creek Wildlife Management Area
Forest Capital Partners, LLC. - Lake Charles, LA
Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Jimmie Davis State Park
- Chatham, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Little River Wildlife Management Area
Resource Management Service, LLC and LDWF - Pineville, LA
National Red Dirt Wildlife Management Area Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Provencal, LA
Pomme de Terre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
River View RV Park and Resort
- Vidalia, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sicily Island Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
South Toledo Bend State Park
- Anacoco, LA
West Bay Wildlife Management Area
Forest Capital Partners LLC., Roy O. Martin, FI - Lake Charles, LA
Ecotourism
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Alexander State Forest Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Allen Acres Bed and Breakfast
Dr. Charles and Susan Allen - Innkeepers - Pitkin, LA
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Debra Credeur - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Brownell Memorial Park & Carillon Tower
- Morgan City, LA
Cajun Country Swamp Tours
Walter “Butch” Guchereau - Breaux Bridge, LA
Cajun Jack's Swamp Tours
- Patterson, LA
Cajuns Houseboats & Rentals, Inc.
- Morgan City, LA
Camp Beauregard Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Catahoula Lake
- Pineville, LA
Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Rhinehart, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Clear Creek Wildlife Management Area
Forest Capital Partners, LLC. - Lake Charles, LA
Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Elbow Slough Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Fort Polk Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army and U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Jimmie Davis State Park
- Chatham, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Little River Wildlife Management Area
Resource Management Service, LLC and LDWF - Pineville, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Bentley, LA
National Red Dirt Wildlife Management Area Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Provencal, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Pomme de Terre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Sicily Island Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
South Toledo Bend State Park
- Anacoco, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Walnut Hill Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA
West Bay Wildlife Management Area
Forest Capital Partners LLC., Roy O. Martin, FI - Lake Charles, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Landscape Architects / Land Planning
Alpine Lawn & Landscape
Terry Gore - Dry Prong, LA
Dana Brown & Associates
- New Orleans, LA
Florida Association of Native Nurseries
Cammie Donaldson - Executive Director - Melbourne , FL
Green Laws Website
Prof. Buck Abbey,ASLA, paAIA - Landscape Ordinance Research Project - Baton Rouge, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consultants
Ed Champagne - Lafayette, LA
Gulf Engineers & Consulting
Jim Martin - Metairie, LA
Gulf Engineers and Consultants
Mike Hattaway - Mandeville, LA
Louisiana Chapter - American Society of Architects
Haley Blakeman - President - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Nursery & Landscape Association
Cari Jane Murray - Executive Secretary - Covington, LA
Michael C. Englerth
Mike's Tree Service - Baton Rouge, LA
Natives Landscape Corporation
Stephen Joseph Rusbar - Covington, LA
Rene M. LeBlanc
Baton Rouge Tree Service - Addis, LA
Urban Forestry Department
City of Alexandria - Alexandria, LA
State and Federal Land
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Alexander State Forest Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Camp Beauregard Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Catahoula Lake
- Pineville, LA
Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Rhinehart, LA
Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Elbow Slough Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Fort Polk Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army and U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Bentley, LA
National Red Dirt Wildlife Management Area Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Provencal, LA
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Pomme de Terre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sicily Island Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
South Toledo Bend State Park
- Anacoco, LA
Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Walnut Hill Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA

 Outdoor Recreation

   
Show Articles on Outdoor Recreation (20)
The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Bird Watching
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Bird watching continues to grow in popularity among folks of all ages.  The hobby—otherwise known as birding—is an excellent way to enjoy nature and become acquainted with all things winged.

 

National Wildlife Refuge System - National Wildlife Refuge Locator

Find a Refuge Near You 

Nearly 46 million people visit national wildlife refuges each year. Visitors and local communities recognize refuges as national treasures:

  • Wildlife refuges are home to more than 700 species of birds, 220 species of mammals, 250 reptile and amphibian species and more than 200 species of fish.
  • Fifty-nine refuges have been established with a primary purpose of conserving threatened or endangered species.
  • 280 of the 1,200-plus federally-listed threatened or endangered species in the U.S. are found on units of the Refuge System.

 

 

Find a National Forest in the South

The Southern Region covers thirteen states--a vast area stretching from Texas on the western side, Virginia on the north, and down to Puerto Rico on the south. You'll find a wide variety of forest environments, including the only tropical forest (El Yunque) in the agency. Find a forest nearest you!

 

Fee Fishing - An Introduction
By:

The basic types of operations and associated business considerations. A list of all Southern Regional Aquaculture Center factsheets (more than 150) are available at https://srac.t ...

 

Fee Fishing - Location, Site Development and Other Considerations
By:

Discusses clientele, permitting, advertising, location, design and security, water source, concessions, time of operations, signs, and safety and liability.& ...

 

Decontamination Documentation for Cavers
By:

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) strongly recommends, first and foremost, compliance with all cave closures, advisories, and regulations in all Federal, State,Tribal, and private lands.

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

 

Tara Wildlife Doing Business as a Sustainable Recreation Destination
By:

Renowned for its hunting, Tara Wildlife also offers birding, hiking and a well-equipped conference and recreation facility.

 

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Gag Management Measures
By:

NMFS implements management measures described in a framework action to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico (FMP), as prepared by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council).

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations - 2013-2014
By:

Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulaitons.

 

Bayou Sauvage NWR Hunting and Fishing Regulations 2013 - 2014
By:

 

KNF Deer Hunting with Dogs - USDC Western Dist Ruling - Nov 27 2013

US Forest Service decision to prohibit deer hunting with dogs on Kisatchie National Forest upheld by Federal District Court Ruling. 

 

A Guide to Growing a School Butterfly Garden
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The benefits of school gardens are numerous and are not restricted to a particular age group. Gardens can accommodate student's visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning styles.

 

Louisiana Wildlife Insider - Summer 2013
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In This Issue: The Monarch Butterfly: Traveling though Louisiana on an Epic Journey by Wendy Caldwell and Karen Oberhauser Conservation Partnership: Why it Matters by Gregg Elliott and Duck Locascio Louisiana Natural Areas Registry Program by Judy Jones Gopher Tortoise Conservation Efforts in Louisiana by Keri Landry Tracking Raccoon Movements in the Atchafalaya Basin by Michael Byrne and Michael Camberlain Southeast Louisiana DMAP Club Hosts Wounded Warriors Hunt by Kori Legleu and Cheryl Burns The Unicorn Deer by Scott Durham How to Hook a Child on Fishing by Mi

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations - 2013-2014
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Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulation

 

Explanation of 2008 Limitation of Liability Law on Agritourism Operations in Louisiana
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This article includes both the text of, and explanation for, the Louisiana Agritourism Limited Liability Law, is intended to limit the liability of the agritourism professional for injuries that occur through no fault of the agritourism professional.

 

Wildlife Tourism and the Gulf Coast Economy
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Wildlife tourism contributes substantially to the Gulf Coast economy.  Wildlife tourism is defined as (1) guide and outfitter businesses directly serving wildlife watchers, recreational fishers and hunters, and (2) lodging and dining establishments where these clients sleep and eat.

 

Buck Island, a Newly Conserved Mississippi River Destination Near Helena, Arkansas

The first leg of a new Lower Mississippi River Water Trail has been established through the conservation of Buck Island near Helena, Arkansas, thanks to the efforts of the American Land Conservancy (ALC), the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and other partners.

 

Quapaw Canoe Company in Helena offers canoe excursions on the "Mighty Mississippi"

Watch this video about canoe trips on the Mississippi River near Helena offered by the Quapaw Canoe Company.

 

Methyl Mercury in Sportfish - Information for Fish Consumers

Methylmercury is a form of mercury that is found in most freshwater and saltwater fish. In some lakes, rivers, and coastal waters in California, methylmercury has been found in some types of fish at concentrations that may be harmful to human health.

 

Show Outdoor Recreation Organizations & Professionals (58)
There are 58 resources serving Central Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Outdoor Recreation Organizations & Professionals serving Central Region
Agritourism
Allen Acres Bed and Breakfast
Dr. Charles and Susan Allen - Innkeepers - Pitkin, LA
CM Farms, LLC
- Dry Creek, LA
Dora Ann Hatch
LSU AgCenter - Agritourism Coordinator - Homer, LA
Frogmore Plantation & Gins
- Frogmore, LA
Grant Christmas Tree Farm and Syrup Mill
Gray & Mollie Anderson - Grant, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
The Southern Christmas Tree Association
Michael Buchart - Executive Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
WesMar Farms
- Moreauville, LA
Ecotourism
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Alexander State Forest Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Allen Acres Bed and Breakfast
Dr. Charles and Susan Allen - Innkeepers - Pitkin, LA
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Debra Credeur - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Brownell Memorial Park & Carillon Tower
- Morgan City, LA
Cajun Country Swamp Tours
Walter “Butch” Guchereau - Breaux Bridge, LA
Cajun Jack's Swamp Tours
- Patterson, LA
Cajuns Houseboats & Rentals, Inc.
- Morgan City, LA
Camp Beauregard Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Catahoula Lake
- Pineville, LA
Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Rhinehart, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Clear Creek Wildlife Management Area
Forest Capital Partners, LLC. - Lake Charles, LA
Dewey Wills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Elbow Slough Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Fort Polk Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army and U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Jimmie Davis State Park
- Chatham, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Little River Wildlife Management Area
Resource Management Service, LLC and LDWF - Pineville, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
National Catahoula Wildlife Management Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Bentley, LA
National Red Dirt Wildlife Management Area Preserve
Kisatchie National Forest - Provencal, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Pomme de Terre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Sicily Island Hills Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
South Toledo Bend State Park
- Anacoco, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Walnut Hill Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA
West Bay Wildlife Management Area
Forest Capital Partners LLC., Roy O. Martin, FI - Lake Charles, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
 

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Birding and Wildlife Viewing News Items
Covering Louisiana Louisiana Wildlife, Federation introduces new Garden for Wildlife program 4:07 PM, Aug 01 - KATC Lafayette News
8/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Covering Louisiana Louisiana Wildlife, Federation introduces new Garden for Wildlife program 4:07 PM, Aug 01    KATC Lafayette News Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF) is partnering with National Wildlife Federation's (NWF) Garden For Wildlife program to increase habitat for backyard wildlife ...

Cool-As-Hell Louisiana Towns You Need to Visit (Besides New Orleans) - Thrillist
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cool-As-Hell Louisiana Towns You Need to Visit (Besides New Orleans)    Thrillist It's easy to fall in love with New Orleans, but it's so easy to overlook some of the lesser known, underrated cities in Louisiana. He...

Got cabin fever? Budget friendly fun in northern La. - Monroe News Star
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Got cabin fever? Budget friendly fun in northern La.    Monroe News Star Want to get away from home this weekend without going too far? Take advantage of Louisiana's state parks. Below are the state parks in northern Louisiana that ...

The Search For A Controversial Woodpecker Continues in Louisiana - WWNO
5/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Search For A Controversial Woodpecker Continues in Louisiana    WWNO For decades, people assumed the ivory-billed woodpecker was extinct. The last confirmed sighting was in north Louisiana in the 1940s, but rumors of its.

Louisiana Wildlife Federation names 2018 conservationists of the year - NOLA.com
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Wildlife Federation names 2018 conservationists of the year    NOLA.com Katherine Gividen of Baton Rouge, president and founding member of the Louisiana Master Naturalists of Greater Baton Rouge, was presented the Louisiana ...

Creole Nature Trail offers chance to live Louisiana's myths - DVIDS
5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Creole Nature Trail offers chance to live Louisiana's myths    DVIDS FORT POLK, La. — So, you've arrived at your newest assignment, Fort Polk, and you're wondering if all those myths you've heard about Louisiana are true.

You Don't Have to Be an Angler to Visit Grand Isle - Houstonia Magazine
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
You Don't Have to Be an Angler to Visit Grand Isle    Houstonia Magazine Hiking and birdwatching on Louisiana's only inhabited barrier island.

Iguana assault, time capsule, beach bobcats: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY
4/18/2019 1:31:33 AM
Iguana assault, time capsule, beach bobcats: News from around our 50 states    USA TODAY Burned black churches see funding uptick in Louisiana, fighting Irish get first female mascot in Indiana, and more B9336289970Z.1.

10 Must-See Places in Louisiana | Sponsored - Smithsonian
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
10 Must-See Places in Louisiana | Sponsored    Smithsonian Crawfish étouffée, gumbo, jambalaya, chargrilled oysters, king cake and pralines – these are just a few of the hundreds of Cajun and Creole-influenced ...

Louisiana scientists hunt for elusive marsh bird before its habitat sinks under the sea - NOLA.com
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana scientists hunt for elusive marsh bird before its habitat sinks under the sea    NOLA.com Erik Johnson of Audubon Louisiana holds a black rail caught in a Cameron Parish marshland near the Gulf of Mexico on Jan. 11, 2019. (Photo by William ...

How to ID a black duck vs. a mottled duck - Louisiana Sportsman
12/1/2018 7:45:24 AM
How to ID a black duck vs. a mottled duck    Louisiana Sportsman A true black duck — not what lots of area hunters call a mottled — is definitely a South Louisiana wallhanger. Learn how to tell the difference — and also tips that ...

Louisiana to Get Another $164 Million in BP Oil Spill Restoration Grants - Insurance Journal
11/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana to Get Another $164 Million in BP Oil Spill Restoration Grants    Insurance Journal Louisiana is getting $161.4 million in restoration grants from the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill to restore two barrier islands and a headland in the.

Additional $280M issued in BP oil spill restoration grants for four states - WHNT News 19
11/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Additional $280M issued in BP oil spill restoration grants for four states    WHNT News 19 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Four Gulf states are getting an additional $280 million in restoration grants from the BP oil spill of 2010. Louisiana is getting $161.4 ...

How to catch bass in Lake Martin with a kayak - Louisiana Sportsman
11/4/2018 11:33:53 AM
How to catch bass in Lake Martin with a kayak    Louisiana Sportsman Scenic Lake Martin might be famous as a bird-watching bucket list destination that's home to more than 1,000 alligators, but the 800-acre water body also holds ...

Lake Martin really is for the birds - Louisiana Sportsman
11/4/2018 8:03:48 AM
Lake Martin really is for the birds    Louisiana Sportsman Even a die-hard fisherman like Butch Ridgedell quickly admits that Lake Martin is about more than fishing. “It's more famous for its birds than its fish,” he ...

The Most Secluded Hikes in the US Are on WMA Land - Outside
8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Most Secluded Hikes in the US Are on WMA Land    Outside In my younger years, I frequented the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA), deep within Louisiana's 1 million–acre Atchafalaya River Basin, to hunt ...

In Southwest Louisiana, Discover the Great Outdoors & Gaming Resorts - Online - August 2018 - San Antonio Magazine
8/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
In Southwest Louisiana, Discover the Great Outdoors & Gaming Resorts - Online - August 2018    San Antonio Magazine Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana offers gaming and adventure in the outdoors.

The (Tunica) Hills are Alive - My New Orleans
6/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
The (Tunica) Hills are Alive    My New Orleans Louisiana is home to one of the most natural geological marvels around, especially unlike anything you would expect to find in our state. It's a feast for the eyes ...

Hot times on Avery Island: Spicy fun, great bird and bear watching in birthplace of Tabasco - CultureMap Houston
7/31/2017 3:00:00 AM
Hot times on Avery Island: Spicy fun, great bird and bear watching in birthplace of Tabasco    CultureMap Houston On the Venn diagram of tourist spots perfect for birders and hot sauce lovers, I would bet the only intersection lies on Avery Island, Louisiana. I come.

Bird watchers are flocking to Louisiana's fragile coast, but for how long? - NOLA.com
5/15/2017 3:00:00 AM
Bird watchers are flocking to Louisiana's fragile coast, but for how long?    NOLA.com Glenn Oussett leads a group of expectant bird watchers to the top of a three-story lookout in rural St. Bernard Parish. The view is panoramic, but the birds are ...

Interactive Map: Explore Lousiana's Great Outdoors | Sponsored - Smithsonian
3/13/2017 3:00:00 AM
Interactive Map: Explore Lousiana's Great Outdoors | Sponsored    Smithsonian Abundant natural beauty and a plethora of activities are the ingredients for an outdoor paradise. Louisiana's 22 state parks and many recreational sites offer ...

Explore Louisiana's Most Stunning State Parks | Sponsored - Smithsonian
3/7/2017 3:00:00 AM
Explore Louisiana's Most Stunning State Parks | Sponsored    Smithsonian Fish and birds and bears - oh my! This northern Louisiana State Park has it all. On any given weekend, boaters can be found casting their lines on Poverty Point ...

Rare bird discovered in Louisiana by Wildlife Dept. biologist - FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
12/29/2015 3:00:00 AM
Rare bird discovered in Louisiana by Wildlife Dept. biologist    FOX 8 News WVUE-TV No one would confuse Jefferson Davis Parish in southwest Louisiana with the deserts of the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. But Louisiana Department ...

Wood Stork and Wading Bird Event Set for Aug. 8 at Sherburne, Louisiana - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
7/29/2015 3:00:00 AM
Wood Stork and Wading Bird Event Set for Aug. 8 at Sherburne, Louisiana    AmmoLand Shooting Sports News A Wood Stork and Wading Bird Event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8, within the South Farm area of Sherburne Wildlife Management Area.

Eagle Expo celebrates Bald Eagle in Louisiana - The Advocate
3/11/2015 3:00:00 AM
Eagle Expo celebrates Bald Eagle in Louisiana    The Advocate This weekend's Eagle Expo and More in Morgan City again celebrates the return of the American Bald Eagle to Louisiana.

Louisiana fishers, others get tips on how to capitalize on ecotourism - NOLA.com
3/13/2013 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana fishers, others get tips on how to capitalize on ecotourism    NOLA.com Plaquemines Ecotourism Louisiana fishers and others get tour the Stella Plantation in Plaquemines Parish's Braithwaite community during Coastal Ecotourism ...

Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
Louisiana anglers are chasing the pro bass dream - Louisiana Sportsman
9/15/2019 5:43:40 PM
Louisiana anglers are chasing the pro bass dream    Louisiana Sportsman Anglers from the Sportsman's Paradise can hang with anyone, but they're only beginning to make a big impact on national tournament trails.

Sixty-two tickets given in Louisiana's first dove hunting weekend - RFD-TV
9/12/2019 1:57:39 PM
Sixty-two tickets given in Louisiana's first dove hunting weekend    RFD-TV BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says agents ticketed 62 people in 17 parishes for a total of 78 alleged hunting ...

Louisiana lawmen tag men for hunting and fishing violations - Magnoliareporter
9/12/2019 12:04:00 AM
Louisiana lawmen tag men for hunting and fishing violations    Magnoliareporter Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents wrote citations in North Louisiana for alleged dove hunting related violations during the opening ...

It's time to clean our freezers | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
9/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
It's time to clean our freezers | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate Sunday will be one of those days when Louisiana's sportsmen and sportswomen will be asked to give, not from their wallets, but from their freezers. It's the ...

Teal season opens Saturday; hunters eager to know if numbers better than past two years - The Advocate
9/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Teal season opens Saturday; hunters eager to know if numbers better than past two years    The Advocate During the past handful of years, any discussion among Louisiana hunters about ducks and geese came with a mix of good and bad news.

Outdoors briefs: Sept. 12, 2019 - Sports - Daily Comet
9/10/2019 11:24:00 PM
Outdoors briefs: Sept. 12, 2019 - Sports    Daily Comet Patterson man cited for alligator hunting violationsLouisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited a Patterson man for alleged alligator ...

Best Hunting in the State - My New Orleans
8/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Best Hunting in the State    My New Orleans Food, sport and tradition define hunting in the Sportsman's Paradise. Hunting is woven into the wild fabric of Louisiana's heritage.

Monday closes curtain on red snapper season | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
8/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Monday closes curtain on red snapper season | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate The deed is done. The recreational red snapper season for Louisiana's private and state charterboat operations will close at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. The latest LA ...

What lures worked for you and when? - Louisiana Sportsman
8/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
What lures worked for you and when?    Louisiana Sportsman To prepare for fishing the latter months of the year, you should look at the lures you used last season and consider why and where they were successful.

Where to find Louisiana's big bucks - Louisiana Sportsman
8/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Where to find Louisiana's big bucks    Louisiana Sportsman White-tailed deer can be found throughout Louisiana, from northern Caddo Parish southward to the mouth of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish.

Never miss a chance to log a record fish - Louisiana Sportsman
8/14/2019 3:33:49 PM
Never miss a chance to log a record fish    Louisiana Sportsman David Norman hooked a 67.3-pound flathead catfish at Caney Lake but its not going in the record books because a marine biologist didn't weigh the fish.

Biloxi Marsh fishing report - Louisiana Sportsman
8/14/2019 10:33:29 AM
Biloxi Marsh fishing report    Louisiana Sportsman Fringe bays and islands around Biloxi Marsh doing well when weather permits. Anglers must get to the outside early before winds increase.

Speckled trout: Life in the fast lane - Louisiana Sportsman
8/13/2019 1:36:23 PM
Speckled trout: Life in the fast lane    Louisiana Sportsman Higher water temperatures in summer increase a trout's metabolic rate and force it to feed four times more often than it feeds during the winter.

It's never too late for trophy Louisiana trout - Louisiana Sportsman
8/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
It's never too late for trophy Louisiana trout    Louisiana Sportsman If you think the trophy trout train has already passed by, think again. Here are two places to target and several techniques to use.

Mangroves, triggerfish added to 'overfishing' list | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
8/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mangroves, triggerfish added to 'overfishing' list | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate Two Gulf of Mexico fish species, greater amberjack and gray triggerfish, have been removed from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's ...

AAA's open set Aug. 17 | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
7/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
AAA's open set Aug. 17 | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate The Ascension Area Anglers have set an Aug. 17 date for its annual open bass tournament at Doiron's Landing in Stephensville. AAA is linked into the B.A.S.S. ...

Alligator sport hunting licenses will be available online - Louisiana Sportsman
7/30/2019 5:33:00 PM
Alligator sport hunting licenses will be available online    Louisiana Sportsman The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will offer alligator sport hunting licenses online and from authorized license vendors beginning ...

Grand Isle trout slam continues - Louisiana Sportsman
7/23/2019 2:50:52 PM
Grand Isle trout slam continues    Louisiana Sportsman For fifty years Mike White has fished Grand Isle, pursuing his passion not just to catch big speckled trout and bull reds.

Speckled trout spawn game - Louisiana Sportsman
7/15/2019 2:56:24 PM
Speckled trout spawn game    Louisiana Sportsman Recent research shows there's been a substantial decline in population samples and recreational landings of speckled trout 3 years or older.

Species spotlight: Sheepshead - Louisiana Sportsman
7/9/2019 6:03:20 PM
Species spotlight: Sheepshead    Louisiana Sportsman Sheepshead are sought after by many anglers for their sporty fight as well as their tasty table fare. Most succesful anglers devote a lot of time to them.

Three new tricks for more big trout - Louisiana Sportsman
7/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Three new tricks for more big trout    Louisiana Sportsman Technology is giving some very creative lure producers endless possibilities that may in turn give you the edge on big speckled trout.

Louisiana hunters can use some, but not all, deer urine lures - Monroe News Star
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana hunters can use some, but not all, deer urine lures    Monroe News Star The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission passed a declaration of emergency during its July meeting on July 1 that modifies the deer urine ban for the ...

Regulation alters deer urine attractant ban; be careful on the water - The Advocate
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Regulation alters deer urine attractant ban; be careful on the water    The Advocate Earlier this year, a proposed ban on the use of female deer urine attractants in hunting deer gained Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approval, ...

Giant cuberas caught in Eugene Island area - Louisiana Sportsman
6/24/2019 6:11:20 PM
Giant cuberas caught in Eugene Island area    Louisiana Sportsman Luke Hodges and Jeff Thompson each caught cubera snapper in May destined to place in the Louisiana Top 10 Fish Records List.

Red snapper catch statistics through June 9 - Louisiana Sportsman
6/24/2019 2:25:34 PM
Red snapper catch statistics through June 9    Louisiana Sportsman The latest catch statistics recorded by LA Creel is 200890 pounds, or 25 percent of Louisiana's allocation. This estimate covers the period through June 9.

Dove lottery hunts at Elbow Slough WMA - Louisiana Sportsman
6/24/2019 10:41:14 AM
Dove lottery hunts at Elbow Slough WMA    Louisiana Sportsman The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is accepting applications for the 2019 Elbow Slough WMA lottery dove hunts until July 26.

Iatt Lake stocked with Florida largemouth bass - Louisiana Sportsman
6/20/2019 2:25:40 PM
Iatt Lake stocked with Florida largemouth bass    Louisiana Sportsman The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries recently stocked Iatt Lake in Grant Parish with 551000 Florida largemouth bass fry.

Offshore action out of Venice is red-hot - Louisiana Sportsman
6/12/2019 11:38:27 AM
Offshore action out of Venice is red-hot    Louisiana Sportsman Bluewater action is on the menu this month with red snapper, yellowfin tuna, and the most-colorful battler in the Gulf, dolphin.

Redfish move into Lakes Borne and Pontchartrain full force - Louisiana Sportsman
6/10/2019 6:12:01 PM
Redfish move into Lakes Borne and Pontchartrain full force    Louisiana Sportsman Chas Champagne took his daughter Charleigh out fishing and got into some hungry redfish in Lake Pontchartrain despite the abundance of *fresh* water!

Fish Lacassine Pool like a pro - Louisiana Sportsman
6/6/2019 12:54:26 PM
Fish Lacassine Pool like a pro    Louisiana Sportsman Jack Hains, the first bass angler from Louisiana to win the Bassmaster Classic Championship, teaches you how to fish the Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge.

Cypremort Point tripletail - Louisiana Sportsman
6/5/2019 3:35:41 PM
Cypremort Point tripletail    Louisiana Sportsman Rodeo winners Lannie Buteau and Paul Migues detail how they target tripletail and claim there's one thing you must have to catch them.

Louisiana's Free Fishing Days next weekend | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
6/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's Free Fishing Days next weekend | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate Next weekend, June 8-9, Louisiana's celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week includes Free Fishing Days. You'll not need a license to catch fish in the ...

Louisiana's sick coast - Louisiana Sportsman
5/29/2019 8:23:24 PM
Louisiana's sick coast    Louisiana Sportsman Louisiana is facing an ongoing crisis of coastal land loss that threatens coastal communities and one of the most productive fisheries in the world.

Previous What happens to the wildlife when the Morganza floods? - Louisiana Sportsman
5/24/2019 12:37:54 PM
Previous What happens to the wildlife when the Morganza floods?    Louisiana Sportsman With the Corps of Engineers considering opening the Morganza Floodway, we take a look at how the opening will affect deer, turkeys, small game and bears.

Five combat strategies for second season bass - Louisiana Sportsman
5/24/2019 7:02:52 AM
Five combat strategies for second season bass    Louisiana Sportsman While many flyrodders limit their pursuit of bass to the spring spawn, Catch Cormier anxiously awaits the "second season."

Redfish on the Half Shell Taco recipe - Louisiana Sportsman
5/23/2019 1:17:25 PM
Redfish on the Half Shell Taco recipe    Louisiana Sportsman Chef Nathan Richard from Cavan Restaurant in New Orleans shows his redfish on the half shell tacos recipe on an episode of Sportsman TV.

LDWF accepting application for some lottery hunts | East Feliciana - The Advocate
5/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
LDWF accepting application for some lottery hunts | East Feliciana    The Advocate The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is accepting applications for waterfowl group hunts for up to 12 hunters per group at White Lake Wetlands ...

Corney Lake and False River added to alligator lottery - Louisiana Sportsman
5/20/2019 11:09:07 AM
Corney Lake and False River added to alligator lottery    Louisiana Sportsman LDWF has added Corney Lake in Claiborne Parish and False River in Pointe Coupee Parish to the 2019 alligator lottery harvests.

Boy with cerebral palsy treated to fishing trip of a lifetime off Louisiana’s coast - WAFB
5/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Boy with cerebral palsy treated to fishing trip of a lifetime off Louisiana’s coast    WAFB The national non-profit organization Hunt of A Lifetime takes children with life-threatening illnesses on world-class outdoor adventures.

Angler lands 7-foot shark in spillway - Louisiana Sportsman
5/9/2019 2:14:50 PM
Angler lands 7-foot shark in spillway    Louisiana Sportsman When out on an excursion in the Bonnet Carre Spillway in Norco, Josh Chauvin landed a real whopper: a seven foot, 130-pound bull shark.

Catching live bait with a cast net - Louisiana Sportsman
4/29/2019 8:26:15 PM
Catching live bait with a cast net    Louisiana Sportsman If live bait is what you want to fish with these days, you're probably going to have to go out and get it yourself, especially if you want to fish with anything other ...

Marsh bass: Where is this Louisiana resource headed? - Louisiana Sportsman
4/29/2019 4:53:08 PM
Marsh bass: Where is this Louisiana resource headed?    Louisiana Sportsman Scientists can't believe what's happening to South Louisiana marsh bass. Anglers could be in for double-digit catches in the next few years. Lately, I have been ...

Sportman's Paradox - Louisiana Sportsman
4/24/2019 6:33:15 PM
Sportman's Paradox    Louisiana Sportsman Anglers fight to find a solution to the water access crises in Louisiana, as more anglers out for a good time in the Sportsman's Paradise are harassed, ticketed, ...

Previous Saltwater Fly Fishing 101 – Preparation and tackle - Louisiana Sportsman
4/22/2019 6:07:42 AM
Previous Saltwater Fly Fishing 101 – Preparation and tackle    Louisiana Sportsman Each year, thousands of folks get started in saltwater fly fishing, many here on the Gulf Coast, with ambitions of hooking a redfish.

Okhissa bass troubled? This Louisiana angler thinks “NOT” - Louisiana Sportsman
4/5/2019 6:09:01 PM
Okhissa bass troubled? This Louisiana angler thinks “NOT”    Louisiana Sportsman Ray Chagnard has heard the talk about Lake Okhissa, Miss., that its bass fishery isn't what it used to be. You will have trouble convincing him about that.

LDWF reminds outdoorsmen about harassment violations - Louisiana Sportsman
4/5/2019 3:04:05 PM
LDWF reminds outdoorsmen about harassment violations    Louisiana Sportsman The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries sent out a reminder to anglers and hunters that it is illegal to harass anyone legally hunting or fishing.

The 2019 recreational red snapper season is set - Louisiana Sportsman
4/3/2019 4:47:06 PM
The 2019 recreational red snapper season is set    Louisiana Sportsman The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission announced the 2019 recreational red snapper season will begin on Friday, May 24 in both state and federal ...

What you need to know about turkey season in Louisiana - KTBS
3/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
What you need to know about turkey season in Louisiana    KTBS The spring hunting season features the search for turkeys and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries office in Minden is the go-to for dos and don'ts ...

Amberjack, gray triggerfish seasons closed down - The Advocate
3/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Amberjack, gray triggerfish seasons closed down    The Advocate The plight of Louisiana's recreational offshore fishermen and all those who ply western waters in the Gulf of Mexico is a seemingly never-ending juggling act with ...

Fleeing the river - Louisiana Sportsman
3/26/2019 6:04:39 PM
Fleeing the river    Louisiana Sportsman For the first time in history, high water levels in the Mississippi River have forced the opening of the Bonnet Carre' Spillway in consecutive years. Here's how the ...

For these students, the fish ate their homework - Louisiana Sportsman
3/21/2019 11:26:26 AM
For these students, the fish ate their homework    Louisiana Sportsman Most schools in Louisiana have a bass fishing club that competes against other schools. Now there's the St. Michael High School Fly Fishing Club.

Bowfishing Championship set for Bossier City - Louisiana Sportsman
3/18/2019 1:19:02 PM
Bowfishing Championship set for Bossier City    Louisiana Sportsman The U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship, the largest event of its kind in the fast-growing sport of bowfishing, is coming to Bass Pro Shops in Bossier City in ...

Frog tactics - Louisiana Sportsman
3/18/2019 1:18:57 PM
Frog tactics    Louisiana Sportsman For an angler, the frog offers a great search bait for covering lots of water and finding key staging areas for bass.

Sidelined by Mother Nature - Louisiana Sportsman
3/4/2019 4:54:28 PM
Sidelined by Mother Nature    Louisiana Sportsman Port Eads Marina, located at the southernmost point of Louisiana and the last stop before hitting the Gulf of Mexico, has closed indefinitely. Described by ...

It's a secret in the kayak fishing world - Louisiana Sportsman
2/15/2019 11:00:29 AM
It's a secret in the kayak fishing world    Louisiana Sportsman February may be the best kept secret in kayak fishing. If you pick the right days and conditions, the fishing can be absolutely fantastic.

Record fly-rod redfish? - Louisiana Sportsman
2/15/2019 10:43:52 AM
Record fly-rod redfish?    Louisiana Sportsman On Super Bowl Sunday, Phillip “Flip” Frank of New Orleans braved the fog with Capt. Rich Waldner, who spotted this huge redfish in a bayou off Barataria Bay.

Wintertime flooding impacts North Louisiana hunting and fishing - Louisiana Sportsman
1/31/2019 7:03:17 AM
Wintertime flooding impacts North Louisiana hunting and fishing    Louisiana Sportsman Excessive fall and early-winter rainfall frustrated North Louisiana sportsmen, scattering ducks, making deer hunting tough and forcing the Louisiana Department ...

Flyway Federation: 'Hot-cropping' a big reason for poor Louisiana duck seasons - Louisiana Sportsman
1/30/2019 2:14:41 PM
Flyway Federation: 'Hot-cropping' a big reason for poor Louisiana duck seasons    Louisiana Sportsman Most Louisiana duck hunters didn't exactly have a banner season in 2018-19, and according to Josh Goins, at least part of the reason is a change in agricultural ...

Species spotlight: black drum - Louisiana Sportsman
1/29/2019 7:03:15 AM
Species spotlight: black drum    Louisiana Sportsman Black Drum (Pogonias cromis) are a favored catch of many recreational anglers along the Gulf Coast. They can be found inshore, nearshore, and are also ...

Toledo Bend angler lands 10.84-pound lunker in the 12-15 area - Louisiana Sportsman
1/25/2019 11:38:57 AM
Toledo Bend angler lands 10.84-pound lunker in the 12-15 area    Louisiana Sportsman When you're in a tournament and the first fish of the day pushes 11 pounds, it's probably a pretty good omen. That's exactly what happened to Clint Wade and ...

2019 Boat Show dates announced - Louisiana Sportsman
1/14/2019 7:26:59 AM
2019 Boat Show dates announced    Louisiana Sportsman If you're in the market for a new boat in 2019, you've got five great opportunities over the next three months to conveniently shop and compare models, features ...

Check out proposed 2019-2020 Louisiana hunting seasons - The Advocate
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Check out proposed 2019-2020 Louisiana hunting seasons    The Advocate The proposed 2019-2020 Louisiana hunting seasons from Tuesday's Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting. Proposed seasons issued by State ...

Deer, turkey hunters face major changes for next season/CWD concerns prompt new regulations - The Advocate
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Deer, turkey hunters face major changes for next season/CWD concerns prompt new regulations    The Advocate With thousands of hunters still afield for any or all of the state's resident game, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission accepted, then amended parts of ...

Check Louisiana hunting season dates and fishing/shrimping season dates - The Advocate
12/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Check Louisiana hunting season dates and fishing/shrimping season dates    The Advocate See 2018-2019 Louisiana Hunting Pamphlet for bag limits, shooting times, other restrictions & state WMA season dates. DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through ...

Fishing for blackfin tuna off the Louisiana coast - Louisiana Sportsman
12/1/2018 8:25:27 AM
Fishing for blackfin tuna off the Louisiana coast    Louisiana Sportsman From short jokes to hand-me-downs that don't quite fit, it's tough being the smallest kid in the family. But you can withhold any sympathy for blackfin tuna ...

Sportsman TV Archives - Louisiana Sportsman
11/2/2018 9:07:38 AM
Sportsman TV Archives    Louisiana Sportsman SPORTSMAN TV takes its lead from Louisiana Sportsman Magazine and brings viewers exciting outdoor action and helpful and timely how-to and where-to ...

Mississippi men face charges of double limits of redfish in Louisiana - Jackson Clarion Ledger
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi men face charges of double limits of redfish in Louisiana    Jackson Clarion Ledger According to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, five Mississippi men face charges of catching twice the daily limit of redfish. Agents cited Davis ...

LDWF: Renew your Louisiana fishing and hunting license - KALB News
6/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
LDWF: Renew your Louisiana fishing and hunting license    KALB News (LDWF) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds all sportsmen that all 2017-18 recreational fishing and hunting licenses will expire on ...

Changes coming to Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses - WGNO New Orleans
1/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Changes coming to Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses    WGNO New Orleans The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries is transitioning to a new recreational hunting and fishing license sales system, according to a news release.

Nature-Based Tourism News Items
Miss. Coast will pay steep price in new plan to save Louisiana wetlands, fishermen warn - Biloxi Sun Herald
8/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Miss. Coast will pay steep price in new plan to save Louisiana wetlands, fishermen warn    Biloxi Sun Herald A mid-Breton Sound diversion will release even more Mississippi River *fresh* water into the Mississippi Sound than the Bonnet Carré Spillway has, changing ...

Louisiana's Wacky Alcohol Laws and Restrictions, Deciphered - Study Breaks
8/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's Wacky Alcohol Laws and Restrictions, Deciphered    Study Breaks From drive-thru daiquiri stands to legal, public underage drinking, Louisiana alcohol laws allow for some ... unconventional interpretations.

Louisiana-based restaurant brings Cajun cuisine to Myrtle Beach area - Myrtle Beach Sun News
8/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana-based restaurant brings Cajun cuisine to Myrtle Beach area    Myrtle Beach Sun News Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar, a full-*service* family sports bar, will bring its Louisiana flare to the Myrtle Beach area next spring. Walk-On's first location in South ...

GB Sciences Prepares To Launch New Products In Louisiana With Educational Seminars For Doctors And Pharmacists - PRNewswire
8/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
GB Sciences Prepares To Launch New Products In Louisiana With Educational Seminars For Doctors And Pharmacists    PRNewswire Education program includes evidence-based review of FDA-registered human clinical trial data supporting the use of cannabis to treat approved medical...

History Made! GB Sciences Louisiana Announces Medical Cannabis Products Now for Sale for First Time in State History - PRNewswire
8/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
History Made! GB Sciences Louisiana Announces Medical Cannabis Products Now for Sale for First Time in State History    PRNewswire BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GB Sciences Louisiana (OTCQB: GBLX) today announced that its medical cannabis products, developed in ...

Louisiana Ambassador Program reaches 10,000 members - BRProud.com
7/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Ambassador Program reaches 10,000 members    BRProud.com Recently, the Louisiana Office of Tourism reached a major milestone for the Louisiana Ambassador Program, or the Bayou Krewe, as lifetime membership ...

Excessive Heat Watch Sunday & Monday - Barry Threatens Louisiana With Historic Flooding - Minneapolis Star Tribune
7/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Excessive Heat Watch Sunday & Monday - Barry Threatens Louisiana With Historic Flooding    Minneapolis Star Tribune Remind me not to gripe about the weather anytime soon, even if we see mid-90s by the end of next week with drippy dew points and a few storms prowling ...

Cool-As-Hell Louisiana Towns You Need to Visit (Besides New Orleans) - Thrillist
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cool-As-Hell Louisiana Towns You Need to Visit (Besides New Orleans)    Thrillist It's easy to fall in love with New Orleans, but it's so easy to overlook some of the lesser known, underrated cities in Louisiana. He...

Got cabin fever? Budget friendly fun in northern La. - Monroe News Star
6/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Got cabin fever? Budget friendly fun in northern La.    Monroe News Star Want to get away from home this weekend without going too far? Take advantage of Louisiana's state parks. Below are the state parks in northern Louisiana that ...

'South to Louisiana,' definitive book on state music history, receives updated second edition - The Advocate
6/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
'South to Louisiana,' definitive book on state music history, receives updated second edition    The Advocate John Broven, while living in the South of England during the 1950s and '60s, loved American blues, rhythm-and-blues and swamp pop. He later documented the ...

Louisiana deputy's son charged with federal hate crimes in connection with fires at black churches - Fox News
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana deputy's son charged with federal hate crimes in connection with fires at black churches    Fox News The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana earlier this year was indicted on federal hate crime charges in connection ...

Governor’s Report: Leading By Example In Louisiana - Business Facilities Magazine
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Governor’s Report: Leading By Example In Louisiana    Business Facilities Magazine By Jack Rogers From the May/June 2019 Issue. When Gov. John Bel Edwards sat down with site selectors for DXC Technologies in early 2017, the company ...

Louisiana Children's Museum to Open the Doors at New $47.5 Million State-of-the-Art Facility in New Orleans City Park, End of Summer 2019 - PRNewswire
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Children's Museum to Open the Doors at New $47.5 Million State-of-the-Art Facility in New Orleans City Park, End of Summer 2019    PRNewswire NEW ORLEANS, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Louisiana Children's Museum (LCM) in New Orleans City Park at 1 Roosevelt Mall is set to open its ...

GB Sciences Louisiana Receives All Approvals and Announces the Opening of the Full Tissue Propagation Cannabis Cultivation at LSU Agricultural Center - PRNewswire
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
GB Sciences Louisiana Receives All Approvals and Announces the Opening of the Full Tissue Propagation Cannabis Cultivation at LSU Agricultural Center    PRNewswire LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX), a partner in GB Sciences Louisiana, LLC, is announcing that all cultivation ...

These Louisiana-inspired April Fools' Day pranks made us chuckle - NOLA.com
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
These Louisiana-inspired April Fools' Day pranks made us chuckle    NOLA.com Seither's Seafood crawfish in Harahan, Louisiana, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Approves GB Sciences To Begin Full Operations In Main LSU AgCenter Production Facility - PRNewswire
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Approves GB Sciences To Begin Full Operations In Main LSU AgCenter Production Facility    PRNewswire LAS VEGAS, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) today announced that The LSU Agricultural Center (AgCenter) received ...

In a sleepy Louisiana town, two Chinese firms hit by trade war - South China Morning Post
2/19/2019 9:01:33 AM
In a sleepy Louisiana town, two Chinese firms hit by trade war    South China Morning Post Shandong companies Yuhuang Chemical and Wanhua Chemical are spending billions on factories but are being hit by both tariffs from China and the United ...

Rodents documentary stars Louisiana menace - NWAOnline
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rodents documentary stars Louisiana menace    NWAOnline If the box for the new Blu-ray of Rodents of Unusual Size didn't say it was a documentary, it would be easy to assume it was either a science fiction film, a horror ...

'Dukes of Hazzard' star John Schneider's 58-acre Louisiana property seized after mortgage default - Yahoo Entertainment
1/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Dukes of Hazzard' star John Schneider's 58-acre Louisiana property seized after mortgage default    Yahoo Entertainment John Schneider is starting off 2019 with a smaller real estate portfolio. The Dukes of Hazzard alum's 58-acre property in Louisiana is going up for auction after ...

ITEP Playing Fields Remain Far From Level - Bayou Brief
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
ITEP Playing Fields Remain Far From Level    Bayou Brief Louisiana, we are told, is a “poor” state, ranking at or near the bottom of every “quality of life” measure for her residents: income, education, health outcomes, and ...

Take the Back Roads: What to do on the Creole Nature Trail - The Daily Advertiser
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Take the Back Roads: What to do on the Creole Nature Trail    The Daily Advertiser Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a series, in which travel and tourism reporter Leigh Guidry and family are traveling along all 18 Louisiana Byways. The marked ...

Louisiana cancels controversial plan to build airport in wildlife refuge - NOLA.com
10/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana cancels controversial plan to build airport in wildlife refuge    NOLA.com BATON ROUGE - Bowing to public pressure, state officials have canceled a proposed airport in Elmer's Island Wildlife Refuge.

In Louisiana's Vanishing Wetlands, Ecotourism Reeks of Greenwashing - Truthout
7/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
In Louisiana's Vanishing Wetlands, Ecotourism Reeks of Greenwashing    Truthout Manchac, Louisiana, is located on a narrow strip of land between two brackish lakes, surrounded by cypress trees and abundant wildlife. About 43 miles ...

Louisiana's got a new slogan! - Driftwood
2/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's got a new slogan!    Driftwood At the annual meeting of the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association in Lafayette on Jan. 23, Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser unveiled a new slogan to market ...

New study shows impact of human-made structures on Louisiana's coastal wetlands: Researchers use satellite data to quantify wetland loss - Science Daily
6/28/2016 3:00:00 AM
New study shows impact of human-made structures on Louisiana's coastal wetlands: Researchers use satellite data to quantify wetland loss    Science Daily As Louisiana's wetlands continue to disappear at an alarming rate, a new study has pinpointed the human-made structures that disrupt the natural water flow ...

Literary Louisiana - New York Times
4/11/2015 3:00:00 AM
Literary Louisiana    New York Times A return home to soak up the places that left a mark on a handful of dazzling writers, including Walker Percy, Kate Chopin and Tennessee Williams.

Outdoor Recreation News Items
we are mitú - mitú inc
8/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
we are mitú    mitú inc More than 100 immigrants in a Louisiana detention center were allegedly physically assaulted by officers because they were participating in a hunger strike.

Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles Provides REAL ID Online Checklist - Yahoo Finance
8/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles Provides REAL ID Online Checklist    Yahoo Finance The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) has a new online tool to help citizens acquire a REAL ID. A virtual helper named 'Louie' guides users through brief ...

More Than 100 Immigrants Were Pepper-Sprayed At An ICE Facility - BuzzFeed News
8/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
More Than 100 Immigrants Were Pepper-Sprayed At An ICE Facility    BuzzFeed News Officials used pepper spray to quell a protest by immigrants in the Louisiana center's yard, a source told BuzzFeed News.

Louisiana otters get warm welcome at Wild Center - Adirondack Explorer
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana otters get warm welcome at Wild Center    Adirondack Explorer By SARA RUBERG. Two river otters that were first captured by crayfish farmers in Louisiana have found a home at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. Farmers in ...

Wildlife and Fisheries urge public to heed warnings on algal blooms - News15 | Lafayette, LA - FOX 15
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wildlife and Fisheries urge public to heed warnings on algal blooms - News15 | Lafayette, LA    FOX 15 NEW ORLEANS —With the upcoming Fourth of July holiday ahead, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is advising anglers and boaters to enjoy ...

Central Louisiana's 8th Annual “Louisiana Summer Foodapalooza” to be Held on June 24th - PR Web
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Central Louisiana's 8th Annual “Louisiana Summer Foodapalooza” to be Held on June 24th    PR Web Celebrate and learn more about Central Louisiana's local food producers, art and history with the 2019 Summer Foodapalooza hosted by CLEDA.

Louisiana Wildlife Federation names 2018 conservationists of the year - NOLA.com
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Wildlife Federation names 2018 conservationists of the year    NOLA.com Katherine Gividen of Baton Rouge, president and founding member of the Louisiana Master Naturalists of Greater Baton Rouge, was presented the Louisiana ...

Louisiana patrolman charged with 20 counts of sex abuse against police dog - WSET
4/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana patrolman charged with 20 counts of sex abuse against police dog    WSET BOSSIER CITY, La. (KUTV) - A patrolman from Louisiana is accused of sexually abusing a police dog and over 20000 people have signed a petition for his ...

Wild Azalea Trail Blitz to showcase outdoor opportunities available in Cenla - Alexandria Town Talk
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Wild Azalea Trail Blitz to showcase outdoor opportunities available in Cenla    Alexandria Town Talk Showcasing the outdoor resources available in Central Louisiana is the reason behind the Wild Azalea Trail (WAT) Blitz set for Saturday, April 13.

Top 5 turkey WMAs - Louisiana Sportsman
3/26/2019 6:38:46 PM
Top 5 turkey WMAs    Louisiana Sportsman Hunting opportunities for wild turkeys abound on public land in Louisiana — six Wildlife Management Areas boast a high hunter-success rate.

Hunting deer in the Louisiana marsh - Louisiana Sportsman
1/1/2019 7:31:25 AM
Hunting deer in the Louisiana marsh    Louisiana Sportsman Pursuing bucks in the marshes of Louisiana isn't for the faint of heart. But tough, uncomfortable conditions weed out lots of hunters, and just about any deer is a ...

Hundreds of Louisiana parks and wildlife areas benefited from canceled federal program - NOLA.com
11/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hundreds of Louisiana parks and wildlife areas benefited from canceled federal program    NOLA.com Several Louisiana conservation groups are calling on Congress to revive a federal fund that helped create some of the state's most popular parks and wildlife ...

Taylor Jennings - News at Louisiana Tech
10/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Taylor Jennings    News at Louisiana Tech Senior forestry major Taylor Jennings chose wildlife habitat management as a concentration, or maybe it chose her. “I always knew that no matter what career ...

Lake Bistineau State Park Cabins Reopen for Fall Reservations - Bossier Now
7/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lake Bistineau State Park Cabins Reopen for Fall Reservations    Bossier Now Beginning this fall, the haunting beauty of Lake Bistineau will once again be accessible through cabin rentals at the State Park. The Louisiana Office of State ...

Rental cabins at 3 Louisiana state parks to reopen after 2016 floods - KLFY
7/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rental cabins at 3 Louisiana state parks to reopen after 2016 floods    KLFY Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and the Office of State Parks Wednesday announced the reopening of cabins at Lake Bistineau, Lake Fausse Pointe and Tickfaw ...

23 projects in line for $60M in recreational improvements from BP oil spill settlement - The Advocate
7/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
23 projects in line for $60M in recreational improvements from BP oil spill settlement    The Advocate Nearly a decade after the Deepwater Horizon disaster gushed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana is preparing to spend ...

Intramural Sports & Recreation – Personnel Directory - News at Louisiana Tech
7/5/2018 1:57:28 PM
Intramural Sports & Recreation – Personnel Directory    News at Louisiana Tech Kane Allen. Outdoor Recreation Coordinator. Department: Recreation and Intramurals. Office: Lambright Sports and Wellness. Phone: 318.257.2726.

Family-owned S. Abraham & Sons acquired by Louisiana company - MiBiz
7/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Family-owned S. Abraham & Sons acquired by Louisiana company    MiBiz GRAND RAPIDS — Wholesale distributor S. Abraham & Sons Inc. (SAS) is under new ownership. According to a report in The New Orleans Advocate, Imperial ...

Louisiana to get $992,000 for outdoor recreation and conservation projects - NOLA.com
6/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana to get $992,000 for outdoor recreation and conservation projects    NOLA.com Louisiana will get nearly $1 million from federal offshore lease revenues for outdoor recreation and conservation projects, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan ...

Oil and gas lawsuits lead to loss of Bassmaster tournaments for Louisiana - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
5/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oil and gas lawsuits lead to loss of Bassmaster tournaments for Louisiana    Greater Baton Rouge Business Report Bass Angler Sportsman Society will no longer hold Bassmaster tournaments in coastal Louisiana as a result of the uncertainty surrounding coastal lawsuits ...

New housing at University of Louisiana at Lafayette will add 591 beds - American School & University
5/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
New housing at University of Louisiana at Lafayette will add 591 beds    American School & University The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will begin construction next week on a $98 million project to bring nearly 600 new beds and 5,000 square feet of retail ...

Northwest Louisiana's Boom or Bust Byway - Leisure Group Travel
4/7/2018 8:02:48 PM
Northwest Louisiana's Boom or Bust Byway    Leisure Group Travel Magazine Features, Outdoor & Adventure. Northwest Louisiana's Boom or Bust Byway. Scenic splendor, outdoor recreation, historical attractions and specially ...

Our Views: Want to keep Louisiana 'The Sportsman's Paradise?' Approve Jack Montoucet's plan - The Advocate
3/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Our Views: Want to keep Louisiana 'The Sportsman's Paradise?' Approve Jack Montoucet's plan    The Advocate The last time the state of Louisiana increased its licenses for hunting and fishing, at least in any across-the-board fashion, was 2000. During the intervening ...

15 ways Louisianans helped restore the coast in 2017 - NOLA.com
12/21/2017 3:00:00 AM
15 ways Louisianans helped restore the coast in 2017    NOLA.com by Sara Sneath. This year Gov. John Bel Edwards officially declared Louisiana's continued wetland loss a state of emergency that requires immediate and ...

Recovering America's Wildlife Act would bring $19 million per year to Louisiana - WAFB.com
12/20/2017 3:00:00 AM
Recovering America's Wildlife Act would bring $19 million per year to Louisiana    WAFB.com The Recovering America's Wildlife Act, recently introduced to Congress, would bring $19 million per year to Louisiana to conserve more than 700 nongame fish ...

New Student Recreation Complex Complete at Louisiana State University - School Constructions News
10/23/2017 3:00:00 AM
New Student Recreation Complex Complete at Louisiana State University    School Constructions News Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge recently completed a new student recreation complex after five years of work on the project.