Natural Heritage Tourism and Outdoor Recreation in Northeast 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 (71)
There are 71 resources serving Northeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Birding and Wildlife Viewing Organizations & Professionals serving Northeast Region
Ecotourism
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 Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge
Deisha Norwood - Wildlife Refuge Specialist - Ferriday, LA
Bayou Macon Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Big Colewa Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Big Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuge Complex - Farmerville, 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
Buckhorn Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, 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
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Chemin-A-Haut State Park
- Bastrop, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Floy Ward McElroy Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bruin State Park
- St. Joseph, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Ouachita Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park
- Delhi, LA
Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area
LDWF & US Army Corps of Engineers - Opelousas, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Tallulah, LA
Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuges - Farmerville, 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
Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge
Deisha Norwood - Wildlife Refuge Specialist - Ferriday, LA
Bayou Macon Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Big Colewa Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Big Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuge Complex - Farmerville, 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
Buckhorn Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Chemin-A-Haut State Park
- Bastrop, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Floy Ward McElroy Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bruin State Park
- St. Joseph, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Ouachita Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park
- Delhi, LA
Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area
LDWF & US Army Corps of Engineers - Opelousas, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Tallulah, LA
Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuges - Farmerville, 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 (24)
There are 24 resources serving Northeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Northeast 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
Sustainable Agricultural Land Tenure Initiative
Neil Hamilton - Professor of Law/Dwight D. Opperman Chair of Law/Director of Ag Law Center - Des Moines, IA
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

   
Show Articles on Nature-Based Tourism (13)
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
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
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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 (92)
There are 92 resources serving Northeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Northeast Region
Agritourism
Dora Ann Hatch
LSU AgCenter - Agritourism Coordinator - Homer, LA
Frogmore Plantation & Gins
- Frogmore, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
The Southern Christmas Tree Association
Michael Buchart - Executive Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Campgrounds
Bayou Macon Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Chemin-A-Haut State Park
- Bastrop, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bruin State Park
- St. Joseph, LA
Ouachita Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park
- Delhi, LA
Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area
LDWF & US Army Corps of Engineers - Opelousas, LA
River View RV Park and Resort
- Vidalia, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Ecotourism
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 Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge
Deisha Norwood - Wildlife Refuge Specialist - Ferriday, LA
Bayou Macon Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Big Colewa Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Big Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuge Complex - Farmerville, 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
Buckhorn Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, 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
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Chemin-A-Haut State Park
- Bastrop, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Floy Ward McElroy Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bruin State Park
- St. Joseph, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Ouachita Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park
- Delhi, LA
Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area
LDWF & US Army Corps of Engineers - Opelousas, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Tallulah, LA
Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuges - Farmerville, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Landscape Architects / Land Planning
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
State and Federal Land
Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge
Deisha Norwood - Wildlife Refuge Specialist - Ferriday, LA
Bayou Macon Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Big Colewa Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Big Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuge Complex - Farmerville, 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
Buckhorn Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Chemin-A-Haut State Park
- Bastrop, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Floy Ward McElroy Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bruin State Park
- St. Joseph, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Ouachita Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park
- Delhi, LA
Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area
LDWF & US Army Corps of Engineers - Opelousas, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Tallulah, LA
Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuges - Farmerville, LA

 Outdoor Recreation

   
Show Articles on Outdoor Recreation (20)
The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Bird Watching
By:

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
By:

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
By:

Includes 2013-2014 Wildlife Management Area Regulation

 

Explanation of 2008 Limitation of Liability Law on Agritourism Operations in Louisiana
By:

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
By:

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 (48)
There are 48 resources serving Northeast Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Outdoor Recreation Organizations & Professionals serving Northeast Region
Agritourism
Dora Ann Hatch
LSU AgCenter - Agritourism Coordinator - Homer, LA
Frogmore Plantation & Gins
- Frogmore, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
The Southern Christmas Tree Association
Michael Buchart - Executive Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Ecotourism
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 Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge
Deisha Norwood - Wildlife Refuge Specialist - Ferriday, LA
Bayou Macon Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Big Colewa Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Big Lake Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, LA
Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuge Complex - Farmerville, 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
Buckhorn Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Ferriday, 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
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Chemin-A-Haut State Park
- Bastrop, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Floy Ward McElroy Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bruin State Park
- St. Joseph, LA
Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Marksville, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Ouachita Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Poverty Point Reservoir State Park
- Delhi, LA
Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area
LDWF & US Army Corps of Engineers - Opelousas, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Tallulah, LA
Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuges - Farmerville, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
 

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Birding and Wildlife Viewing News Items
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 Whether parading down Bourbon Street in a cacophony of color during Mardi Gras or boating through the stillness of a cypress-lined bayou, it's easy to get lost ...

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 ...

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
8/9/2018 10:06:32 PM
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.

Fishing, Alligators, Beaches and Beyond! - Online - July 2017 - San Antonio Magazine
7/16/2017 3:00:00 AM
Fishing, Alligators, Beaches and Beyond! - Online - July 2017    San Antonio Magazine It's summer, and that means that the fish are jumping in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana. Just picture gliding onto watery paradises with your picnic lunch and ...

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 few ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

23 Louisiana festivals to choose from this weekend, April 20-22 - NOLA.com
4/20/2012 3:00:00 AM
23 Louisiana festivals to choose from this weekend, April 20-22    NOLA.com NOLA Navy Week is the talk of the town, but if you're looking for a Louisiana festival, there are 23 throughout the New Orleans metro area this weekend, April ...

Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
GMFTR leaderboard | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
GMFTR leaderboard | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate PORT FOURCHON — Saturday's final leaderboard from three-day, 71st annual Golden Meadow-Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo with anglers, their hometowns, weight ...

Goliath of a catch - Destin Log
7/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Goliath of a catch    Destin Log It's one thing to see one on TV, but to see one face to face is unbelievable.Capt. Alex Hare and his group of anglers from Louisiana got an up-close and personal ...

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, ...

H&H Lure Co., Humphreys celebrate 60th anniversary of proven brand - Louisiana Sportsman
6/26/2019 12:13:17 PM
H&H Lure Co., Humphreys celebrate 60th anniversary of proven brand    Louisiana Sportsman H&H Lure Company — 60-percent saltwater fishing tackle and 40-percent freshwater tackle — celebrated its 60th anniversary in June.

Louisiana's Northlake Christian School Wins 2019 TBF/FLW High School Fishing National Championship on Pickwick Lake - Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC)
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's Northlake Christian School Wins 2019 TBF/FLW High School Fishing National Championship on Pickwick Lake    Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC) FLORENCE, Ala. – The Northlake Christian School Fishing Team of Christopher Capdeboscq of Covington, Louisiana, and Sam Acosta of Madisonville, ...

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.

Flounder Pounders - Louisiana Sportsman
6/17/2019 10:52:30 AM
Flounder Pounders    Louisiana Sportsman We caught up with a few flounder pounders that consistently bring flatfish to their kayaks. By following their advice, you can increase your success rate.

Louisiana bream fishing 101 - Louisiana Sportsman
6/14/2019 5:02:20 PM
Louisiana bream fishing 101    Louisiana Sportsman Being able to pass the exit exam of Bream Fishing 101 might just be the key to enjoying more success bream fishing in Louisiana.

How to find reds and trout on oyster beds - Louisiana Sportsman
6/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
How to find reds and trout on oyster beds    Louisiana Sportsman For speckled trout, redfish, drum and sheepshead, you simply can't go wrong fishing over oyster reefs. Here's how to make the most of these fish factories.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

2019 CCA STAR cranks up Memorial Day weekend - Louisiana Sportsman
5/21/2019 5:35:09 PM
2019 CCA STAR cranks up Memorial Day weekend    Louisiana Sportsman The 2019 Coastal Conservation Association's Louisiana STAR Tournament — which once again features 100 tagged redfish — is slated to begin on May 25.

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.

Lacassine Refuge gives up 11.5-pound lunker - Louisiana Sportsman
5/16/2019 3:56:22 PM
Lacassine Refuge gives up 11.5-pound lunker    Louisiana Sportsman Aaron Granger caught an 11.5-pound bass in Lacassine Refuge on May 14 while fishing a weightless fluke in California 420 color.

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.

Species spotlight: Swordfish - Louisiana Sportsman
5/2/2019 4:55:03 PM
Species spotlight: Swordfish    Louisiana Sportsman Swordfish (Xiphias gladius), often referred to as broadbills or broadbill swordfish, are highly sought-after by offshore anglers around the world.

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, ...

New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club excited about 2019 season - Louisiana Sportsman
4/24/2019 11:04:40 AM
New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club excited about 2019 season    Louisiana Sportsman The New Orleans Big Game Fishing Club expects 2019 to be another great year for their anglers and activities.

LDWF cautions against harassment violations | Livingston/Tangipahoa - The Advocate
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
LDWF cautions against harassment violations | Livingston/Tangipahoa    The Advocate As spring arrives and thousands flock to Louisiana's lakes and bayous, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reminds anglers and hunters it is ...

Saltwater Fly Fishing 101 – Preparation and tackle - Louisiana Sportsman
4/22/2019 6:07:42 AM
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, who owns Chag's Sporting Goods in Metairie, La., was on one of two bass boats the weekend of March 22-23 where three great largemouths ...

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 ...

Don't plan any amberjack trips in May, says NOAA - Louisiana Sportsman
3/28/2019 12:23:32 PM
Don't plan any amberjack trips in May, says NOAA    Louisiana Sportsman The LDWF announced that the season for the recreational harvest of greater amberjack will not re-open in Louisiana waters on May 1, 2019, as previously ...

Heart of Louisiana: Fish Hatchery - FOX 8 Live WVUE
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Heart of Louisiana: Fish Hatchery    FOX 8 Live WVUE NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Great fishing in Louisiana's lakes and bayous doesn't always happen automatically. The state Wildlife and Fisheries Department ...

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 ...

It's Sportsman Show time; event set Thursday-Sunday at Lamar Dixon in Gonzales - The Advocate
3/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
It's Sportsman Show time; event set Thursday-Sunday at Lamar Dixon in Gonzales    The Advocate It happens every spring, and it once called the Mercedes-Benz Superdome home, but, this week, the 40th annual Louisiana Sportsman Show settles, once again ...

Catahoula Lake court decision must be reversed for good of La. - The Daily Iberian
3/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Catahoula Lake court decision must be reversed for good of La.    The Daily Iberian The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries stands in strong support of the State's effort to reverse a court decision that could devastate the opportunity of ...

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 ...

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.

Trout fisherman finds alternative to 'down' season - The Advocate
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trout fisherman finds alternative to 'down' season    The Advocate If there was such a thing as a moaning contest, it would be difficult to judge the south Louisiana winner.

Toledo Bend grass update - Louisiana Sportsman
2/12/2019 7:52:21 PM
Toledo Bend grass update    Louisiana Sportsman Bass fishing at Toledo Bend is finally making a comeback after the record flood of 2016.

Crawfish: It's what's for dinner - Louisiana Sportsman
2/6/2019 10:16:31 AM
Crawfish: It's what's for dinner    Louisiana Sportsman The sheer numbers of crawfish in the Atchafalaya Basin is amazing, if only for the reason that Louisiana has the lowest number (39) of species of crawfish of all ...

Sea Fog and Speckled trout move into Fourchon barges 2-3-19 - Louisiana Sportsman
2/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sea Fog and Speckled trout move into Fourchon barges 2-3-19    Louisiana Sportsman After a 3-day absence, Sportsman field reporter Tommy Vidrine finds speckled trout have moved back to the Fourchon Barges in large numbers. Dense sea fog ...

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 ...

Two big bucks downed 15 days apart — from same stand - Louisiana Sportsman
1/25/2019 7:24:20 AM
Two big bucks downed 15 days apart — from same stand    Louisiana Sportsman If you don't think stand placement is important, consider the fact that Hunter Hanks downed two trophy bucks — a 145-inch 8-point and a 155-inch 11-point ...

Reds plentiful out of Vermilion Bay - Louisiana Sportsman
1/19/2019 7:16:41 AM
Reds plentiful out of Vermilion Bay    Louisiana Sportsman Slot reds and bull reds by the box-full can be caught in January in a couple areas around Vermilion Bay.

Avoyelles Parish hunter drops giant 190-class typical - Louisiana Sportsman
1/14/2019 2:27:26 PM
Avoyelles Parish hunter drops giant 190-class typical    Louisiana Sportsman Yet another Avoyelles Parish monster in the conversation for a new potential state record typical buck. Scotty Smith rang in 2019 with friends at a New Year's ...

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 ...

Public land monster goes down on Boeuf WMA - Louisiana Sportsman
1/4/2019 8:07:13 AM
Public land monster goes down on Boeuf WMA    Louisiana Sportsman Andrew Beach landed this 20-point buck at Boeuf Wildlife Management Area after his friend took him under his wing and taught him the area.

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 ...

Wrong gun downs big Lincoln Parish 10-pointer - Louisiana Sportsman
12/18/2018 7:31:42 AM
Wrong gun downs big Lincoln Parish 10-pointer    Louisiana Sportsman It was only then the Ruston housewife realized she had accidentally picked up her husband's Remington .30-06 instead of her Browning .30-06. Fortunately it ...

Winn Parish hunter downs public lands 12-pointer on Kisatchie - Louisiana Sportsman
12/14/2018 7:02:07 AM
Winn Parish hunter downs public lands 12-pointer on Kisatchie    Louisiana Sportsman While gun season was closed on the Kisatchie National Forest earlier this month, Bethany Gunter and her father had a very successful scouting trip in a section ...

Madison Parish 13-pointer makes fatal daytime appearance - Louisiana Sportsman
12/11/2018 8:01:21 AM
Madison Parish 13-pointer makes fatal daytime appearance    Louisiana Sportsman Brantley Ray sticks with the phases of the moon to give him the best chance to encounter a big buck, and his strategy worked to perfection on Nov. 10 when a ...

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 ...

LDWF: Two plead guilty to baiting ducks - Louisiana Sportsman
11/29/2018 3:19:33 PM
LDWF: Two plead guilty to baiting ducks    Louisiana Sportsman Two hunters who pleaded guilty to to placing cracked corn out to lure in ducks last season were sentenced earlier this fall in the U.S. District Court's Western ...

Louisiana Sportsman wants to feature ... You! - Louisiana Sportsman
11/21/2018 12:31:35 AM
Louisiana Sportsman wants to feature ... You!    Louisiana Sportsman We value your input and want to see what you're doing — and how you're doing it. Here's how to become part of our Sportsman community … it's easy.

How do I fillet speckled trout - Louisiana Sportsman
11/2/2018 11:04:57 AM
How do I fillet speckled trout    Louisiana Sportsman Speckled trout are Louisiana's most popular coastal fish. They're more plentiful in the Bayou State than anywhere else on the planet, and that means if you're an ...

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 ...

Edward Pratt: National Hunting and Fishing Day is best celebrated with dad, one-on-one - The Advocate
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Edward Pratt: National Hunting and Fishing Day is best celebrated with dad, one-on-one    The Advocate Sept. 22, is National Hunting and Fishing Day — an event I'm not touting to promote the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, where I work.

Louisiana's National Hunting and Fishing Day - Knoe.com
9/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's National Hunting and Fishing Day    Knoe.com MONROE, La (KNOE) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) on September ...

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 ...

Hunting and fishing license increase goes to full Louisiana House - The Advocate
3/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hunting and fishing license increase goes to full Louisiana House    The Advocate An effort to increase the cost of Louisiana hunting and fishing licenses advanced Wednesday out of a House committee.

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
'Do not drop your guard': Tropical Storm Barry threatens heavy rain after landfall - The Guardian
7/13/2019 5:38:00 AM
'Do not drop your guard': Tropical Storm Barry threatens heavy rain after landfall    The Guardian Carrying “off the chart” amounts of moisture, Barry crawled ashore on Saturday in Louisiana at hurricane strength. It quickly weakened back to a tropical storm ...

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 ...

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 ...

Heavy rain in Louisiana: NWS warns of "life-threatening" flood risk - Axios
5/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Heavy rain in Louisiana: NWS warns of "life-threatening" flood risk    Axios The National Weather *Service* in New Orleans warned of "life threatening" flash flooding in the region on Saturday night and Sunday morning, as roads were ...

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 ...

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 ...

GB Sciences Completes Harvest of First Cannabis Crop in Partnership with The Louisiana State University Agricultural Research Center - PRNewswire
1/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
GB Sciences Completes Harvest of First Cannabis Crop in Partnership with The Louisiana State University Agricultural Research Center    PRNewswire Nationally recognized collaboration with the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center LAS VEGAS, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GB Sciences, Inc.

Norwegian Architect Reiulf Ramstad Shares What 'Designing for a Landscape' Really Means - ArchDaily
12/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Norwegian Architect Reiulf Ramstad Shares What 'Designing for a Landscape' Really Means    ArchDaily In Louisiana Channel's latest video, an interview featuring Norwegian architect Reiulf Ramstad takes place in the city of Molde as part of the Utzon...

The Louisiana Slaveowner Who Even Appalled Other Slaveowners - OZY
11/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Louisiana Slaveowner Who Even Appalled Other Slaveowners    OZY Delphine LaLaurie has gone down in history as an exceptionally cruel mistress … and possibly a murderer.

Gov. Edwards participates in signing ceremony with water research institutes from Israel & Louisiana - KALB News
10/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Edwards participates in signing ceremony with water research institutes from Israel & Louisiana    KALB News Governor John Bel Edwards convened a meeting of leading international researchers in water management during his economic development mission to Israel.

James Gill: Luring tourists to our jazzy south Louisiana bayous... - The Advocate
9/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
James Gill: Luring tourists to our jazzy south Louisiana bayous...    The Advocate And as we say on the jazzy bayou, Laissez les bons temps roles.”

GB Sciences and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Begins Cultivation of Their First Cannabis Crop - PR Newswire
8/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
GB Sciences and Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Begins Cultivation of Their First Cannabis Crop    PR Newswire The first plants generated through tissue culture have now moved into their environmentally controlled cannabis grow pod. BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 21, 2018 ...

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.

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Reporter jailed on immigration charges slams conditions at Alabama and Louisiana​ detention centers - Alabama Today
7/17/2019 2:29:00 PM
Reporter jailed on immigration charges slams conditions at Alabama and Louisiana​ detention centers    Alabama Today Reporter Manuel Duran arrested on immigration charges, called conditions "inhumane" at immigrarion detention facilities in La and Al.

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 ...

Tornado rips through Louisiana college town - WSLS 10
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tornado rips through Louisiana college town    WSLS 10 Strong storms killed at least five people in Texas and Louisiana and left severe damage across parts of both states Wednesday and Thursday -- including at ...

Louisiana student accepted to 115 colleges, offered $3.7 million in scholarships - WDBJ7
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana student accepted to 115 colleges, offered $3.7 million in scholarships    WDBJ7 NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An 18-year-old New Orleans high school senior has been accepted into 115 colleges and has been offered more than $3.7 million in ...

Louisiana man, 71, arrested on 100 counts of rape - WSLS 10
4/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana man, 71, arrested on 100 counts of rape    WSLS 10 A 71-year-old central Louisiana man has been arrested on 100 preliminary counts of first-degree rape, accused of sexually assaulting children in and around 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.

Louisiana Picks Drug Company for Hepatitis C Treatment Plan - U.S. News & World Report
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Picks Drug Company for Hepatitis C Treatment Plan    U.S. News & World Report BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has picked a pharmaceutical company for its unusual plan to broaden access to hepatitis C drugs for Medicaid patients ...

2 Found Dead in Lake Charles Home, 1 Injured | Louisiana News - U.S. News & World Report
1/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
2 Found Dead in Lake Charles Home, 1 Injured | Louisiana News    U.S. News & World Report LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Lake Charles man is believed to have killed his wife and stabbed his son before killing himself.

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 ...

Jonathan Olivier, Author at Louisiana Sportsman - Louisiana Sportsman
11/2/2018 12:01:15 AM
Jonathan Olivier, Author at Louisiana Sportsman    Louisiana Sportsman Jonathan Olivier is a devoted journalist with a focus on the environment and outdoor recreation. His passion for hunting, backpacking and wilderness ...

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 ...

Monkey escapes Louisiana research center - WSLS 10
9/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Monkey escapes Louisiana research center    WSLS 10 A monkey is on the run after escaping its cage at a Louisiana research facility on Saturday. Last spotted near a wooded area on Sunday, the 12-pound rhesus ...

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.

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 ...

Northwest Louisiana's Boom or Bust Byway - Leisure Group Travel
4/5/2018 2:40:52 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 ...

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 ...

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.