Natural Heritage Tourism and Outdoor Recreation in Northwest Region

 Birding and Wildlife Viewing

   
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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.

 

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 (68)
There are 68 resources serving Northwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Birding and Wildlife Viewing Organizations & Professionals serving Northwest 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 Pierre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Minden, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, 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
Bodcau Wildlife Management Area
USACOE - Minden, 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
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Hodges Gardens State Park
- Florien, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bistineau State Park
- Doyline, LA
Lake Claiborne State Park
- Homer, LA
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
- Farmerville, LA
Loggy Bayou Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USACOE - Minden, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
North Toledo Bend State Park
- Zwolle, 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
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Red River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Bossier City, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sabine Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Soda Lake Wildlife Management Area
Caddo Levee District, USACOE - Minden, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Union Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, 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 Pierre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Minden, LA
Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuge Complex - Farmerville, LA
Bodcau Wildlife Management Area
USACOE - Minden, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Hodges Gardens State Park
- Florien, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bistineau State Park
- Doyline, LA
Lake Claiborne State Park
- Homer, LA
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
- Farmerville, LA
Loggy Bayou Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USACOE - Minden, LA
North Toledo Bend State Park
- Zwolle, LA
Ouachita Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Red River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Bossier City, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sabine Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Soda Lake Wildlife Management Area
Caddo Levee District, USACOE - Minden, LA
Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuges - Farmerville, LA

 Hunting and Sport Fishing

   
Show Articles on Hunting and Sport Fishing (16)
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 Northwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Northwest 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
Hull Forest Products
- Pomfret Center, CT
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. - Certified Wildlife Biologist and Certified Forester - Camden, AR
Robert C. Crane
Woodland Management Service - Consulting Forester - Stevens Point, WI
RoyOMartin
Hunting Leases - Alexandria, LA
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 (93)
There are 93 resources serving Northwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Northwest Region
Agritourism
Dora Ann Hatch
LSU AgCenter - Agritourism Coordinator - Homer, LA
Frogmore Plantation & Gins
- Frogmore, LA
Papa Simpson's Farm, LLC
- Arcadia, LA
South Bossier Farmers Market- Faith Farms & Arena
Candy Wilkins - Manager - Elm Grove, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
The Southern Christmas Tree Association
Michael Buchart - Executive Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Campgrounds
Bodcau Wildlife Management Area
USACOE - Minden, LA
Hodges Gardens State Park
- Florien, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bistineau State Park
- Doyline, LA
Lake Claiborne State Park
- Homer, LA
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
- Farmerville, LA
Loggy Bayou Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USACOE - Minden, LA
North Toledo Bend State Park
- Zwolle, LA
Ouachita Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
River View RV Park and Resort
- Vidalia, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sabine Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Union Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, 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 Pierre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Minden, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, 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
Bodcau Wildlife Management Area
USACOE - Minden, 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
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Hodges Gardens State Park
- Florien, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bistineau State Park
- Doyline, LA
Lake Claiborne State Park
- Homer, LA
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
- Farmerville, LA
Loggy Bayou Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USACOE - Minden, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
North Toledo Bend State Park
- Zwolle, 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
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Red River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Bossier City, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sabine Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Soda Lake Wildlife Management Area
Caddo Levee District, USACOE - Minden, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Union Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, 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 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 Pierre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Minden, LA
Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
North Louisiana Refuge Complex - Farmerville, LA
Bodcau Wildlife Management Area
USACOE - Minden, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Hodges Gardens State Park
- Florien, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bistineau State Park
- Doyline, LA
Lake Claiborne State Park
- Homer, LA
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
- Farmerville, LA
Loggy Bayou Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USACOE - Minden, LA
North Toledo Bend State Park
- Zwolle, LA
Ouachita Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Red River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Bossier City, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sabine Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Soda Lake Wildlife Management Area
Caddo Levee District, USACOE - Minden, 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
By:

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 (49)
There are 49 resources serving Northwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Outdoor Recreation Organizations & Professionals serving Northwest Region
Agritourism
Dora Ann Hatch
LSU AgCenter - Agritourism Coordinator - Homer, LA
Frogmore Plantation & Gins
- Frogmore, LA
Papa Simpson's Farm, LLC
- Arcadia, LA
South Bossier Farmers Market- Faith Farms & Arena
Candy Wilkins - Manager - Elm Grove, 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 Pierre Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Minden, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, 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
Bodcau Wildlife Management Area
USACOE - Minden, 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
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Farmerville, LA
Hodges Gardens State Park
- Florien, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Bistineau State Park
- Doyline, LA
Lake Claiborne State Park
- Homer, LA
Lake D'Arbonne State Park
- Farmerville, LA
Loggy Bayou Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USACOE - Minden, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
North Toledo Bend State Park
- Zwolle, 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
Peason Ridge Wildlife Management Area
U.S. Army, U.S. Forest Service - Lake Charles, LA
Red River National Wildlife Refuge
U.S Fish & Wildlife Service - Bossier City, LA
Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, LA
Sabine Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries - Pineville, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Soda Lake Wildlife Management Area
Caddo Levee District, USACOE - Minden, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Union Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Monroe, 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
Louisiana Wildlife Federation accepting nominations for 2019 conservation awards - Post South
2/3/2020 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Wildlife Federation accepting nominations for 2019 conservation awards    Post South

How to ID a black duck vs. a mottled duck - Louisiana Sportsman
1/2/2020 8:17:21 PM
How to ID a black duck vs. a mottled duck    Louisiana Sportsman

Wintertime Birding in South Louisiana - My New Orleans
1/1/2020 3:00:00 AM
Wintertime Birding in South Louisiana    My New Orleans

Our Views: As bird numbers plummet, Louisiana can help wildlife rebound - The Advocate
11/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Our Views: As bird numbers plummet, Louisiana can help wildlife rebound    The Advocate

Louisiana Wildlife Federation introduces new Garden for Wildlife program - KATC Lafayette News
8/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Wildlife Federation introduces new Garden for Wildlife program    KATC Lafayette News

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

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

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

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

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

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

Day trip: Frog symphony accompanies trip through Louisiana swamp - Holmes County Times Advertiser
8/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Day trip: Frog symphony accompanies trip through Louisiana swamp    Holmes County Times Advertiser

In Southwest Louisiana, Discover the Great Outdoors & Gaming Resorts - San Antonio Magazine
8/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
In Southwest Louisiana, Discover the Great Outdoors & Gaming Resorts    San Antonio Magazine

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

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

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

Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
ATVs inadvertently push big buck by Burke - Louisiana Sportsman
2/20/2020 9:08:05 PM
ATVs inadvertently push big buck by Burke    Louisiana Sportsman

Check out fishing results from the Louisiana BASS High School East qualifying tournament - The Advocate
2/19/2020 8:00:00 PM
Check out fishing results from the Louisiana BASS High School East qualifying tournament    The Advocate

Junior Ranger Camp set for spring break | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
2/12/2020 3:00:00 AM
Junior Ranger Camp set for spring break | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate

Nominations sought for conservation, young anglers | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
2/5/2020 3:00:00 AM
Nominations sought for conservation, young anglers | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate

Speckled trout: listen, learn then comment | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
1/25/2020 3:00:00 AM
Speckled trout: listen, learn then comment | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate

Rain, floods, seasons & rainbows | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
1/18/2020 3:00:00 AM
Rain, floods, seasons & rainbows | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate

Traditional fishing spots, unconventional ways - Louisiana Sportsman
1/17/2020 7:37:42 PM
Traditional fishing spots, unconventional ways    Louisiana Sportsman

Brave, new crappie world - Louisiana Sportsman
1/12/2020 3:00:00 AM
Brave, new crappie world    Louisiana Sportsman

Commission meeting to affect most sportsmen | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
1/4/2020 3:00:00 AM
Commission meeting to affect most sportsmen | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate

Duck! Geese overhead; pressure rising for fishermen | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
1/1/2020 3:00:00 AM
Duck! Geese overhead; pressure rising for fishermen | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate

Top 20 stories of 2019 - Louisiana Sportsman
12/23/2019 4:01:12 PM
Top 20 stories of 2019    Louisiana Sportsman

Good news for Louisiana fishermen: You’re getting a bonus red snapper season - KTVE - myarklamiss.com
12/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Good news for Louisiana fishermen: You’re getting a bonus red snapper season    KTVE - myarklamiss.com

Twenty point buck downed after three botched chances - Louisiana Sportsman
11/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Twenty point buck downed after three botched chances    Louisiana Sportsman

Shooting ducks, catching fish just a normal south Louisiana day - The Advocate
11/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Shooting ducks, catching fish just a normal south Louisiana day    The Advocate

Hunters' donations next up for Hunters for the Hungry | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
11/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hunters' donations next up for Hunters for the Hungry | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate

Army training: no Thanksgiving hunts in two Louisiana areas - KTVE - myarklamiss.com
11/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Army training: no Thanksgiving hunts in two Louisiana areas    KTVE - myarklamiss.com

Four new artificial reef sites underway - Louisiana Sportsman
11/12/2019 3:20:22 PM
Four new artificial reef sites underway    Louisiana Sportsman

What do you want in Louisiana outdoor recreation? Tell the state - WWLTV.com
11/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
What do you want in Louisiana outdoor recreation? Tell the state    WWLTV.com

Get ready for the big crappie move - Louisiana Sportsman
11/1/2019 7:12:12 AM
Get ready for the big crappie move    Louisiana Sportsman

Rules for the fall angler's road in Louisiana - Louisiana Sportsman
11/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rules for the fall angler's road in Louisiana    Louisiana Sportsman

Louisiana Operation Game Thief hands out rewards to tipsters - The Advocate
10/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Operation Game Thief hands out rewards to tipsters    The Advocate

Louisiana celebrates National Fishing and Hunting Day - Knoe.com
9/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana celebrates National Fishing and Hunting Day    Knoe.com

It's a countdown to kickoff for big Louisiana bucks - Louisiana Sportsman
9/25/2019 10:49:06 AM
It's a countdown to kickoff for big Louisiana bucks    Louisiana Sportsman

Louisiana's National Hunting and Fishing Day Celebration Set for Saturday in Haughton - Bossier Now
9/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's National Hunting and Fishing Day Celebration Set for Saturday in Haughton    Bossier Now

Louisiana anglers are chasing the pro bass dream - Louisiana Sportsman
9/13/2019 1:52:59 PM
Louisiana anglers are chasing the pro bass dream    Louisiana Sportsman

Fish Game: September is gator season in south Louisiana - WWLTV.com
9/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fish Game: September is gator season in south Louisiana    WWLTV.com

It's time to clean our freezers | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
9/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
It's time to clean our freezers | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate

Preseason deer scouting - Louisiana Sportsman
9/10/2019 11:05:37 AM
Preseason deer scouting    Louisiana Sportsman

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

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

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

Louisiana bream fishing 101 - Louisiana Sportsman
6/14/2019 5:02:20 PM
Louisiana bream fishing 101    Louisiana Sportsman

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

Fish Lacassine Pool like a pro - Louisiana Sportsman
6/6/2019 12:54:26 PM
Fish Lacassine Pool like a pro    Louisiana Sportsman

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

Sportman's Paradox - Louisiana Sportsman
4/24/2019 6:33:15 PM
Sportman's Paradox    Louisiana Sportsman

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

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

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

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

Nature-Based Tourism News Items
The slow slog to decriminalized sex work in Louisiana - Open Democracy
1/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
The slow slog to decriminalized sex work in Louisiana    Open Democracy

Eldorado Resorts agrees to sell Louisiana casino for $230 million - Las Vegas Review-Journal
1/13/2020 3:00:00 AM
Eldorado Resorts agrees to sell Louisiana casino for $230 million    Las Vegas Review-Journal

Discrimination survey shows who Americans are biased against the most | New Orleans' Multicultural News Source - Louisiana Weekly
12/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Discrimination survey shows who Americans are biased against the most | New Orleans' Multicultural News Source    Louisiana Weekly

TownePlace Suites by Marriott to open in Lafayette, Louisiana - Travel Daily News International
12/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
TownePlace Suites by Marriott to open in Lafayette, Louisiana    Travel Daily News International

Jacobs Partners with Shell on a Restorative Coastal Infrastructure Solution for Louisiana Coast - PRNewswire
11/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Jacobs Partners with Shell on a Restorative Coastal Infrastructure Solution for Louisiana Coast    PRNewswire

Alabama student accused of threatening Louisiana stadium - WSPA 7News
10/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Alabama student accused of threatening Louisiana stadium    WSPA 7News

Louisiana editorial roundup - Miami Herald
10/2/2019 12:48:00 PM
Louisiana editorial roundup    Miami Herald

9 reasons to visit Louisiana in fall 2019 - Atlanta Journal Constitution
9/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
9 reasons to visit Louisiana in fall 2019    Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sasol Announces Beneficial Operation of World-scale Louisiana Ethane Cracker - PRNewswire
8/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sasol Announces Beneficial Operation of World-scale Louisiana Ethane Cracker    PRNewswire

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

Hard-hit Blind River wildlife could suffer badly in Mosaic wastewater release | New Orleans' Multicultural News Source - Louisiana Weekly
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hard-hit Blind River wildlife could suffer badly in Mosaic wastewater release | New Orleans' Multicultural News Source    Louisiana Weekly

Rodents documentary stars Louisiana menace - NWAOnline
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rodents documentary stars Louisiana menace    NWAOnline

Here's why you need to visit Louisiana's Cajun Bayou - USA Today 10Best
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Here's why you need to visit Louisiana's Cajun Bayou    USA Today 10Best

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

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

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

Louisiana's got a new slogan! - Driftwood
2/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's got a new slogan!    Driftwood

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

Literary Louisiana - New York Times
4/12/2015 3:00:00 AM
Literary Louisiana    New York Times

Outdoor Recreation News Items
Desperate asylum seekers 'starving for justice' in immigrant prison hunger strikes across Louisiana - Southern Poverty Law Center
2/12/2020 3:26:53 PM
Desperate asylum seekers 'starving for justice' in immigrant prison hunger strikes across Louisiana    Southern Poverty Law Center

Nominations sought for conservation, young anglers | Louisiana Outdoors - The Advocate
2/5/2020 3:00:00 AM
Nominations sought for conservation, young anglers | Louisiana Outdoors    The Advocate

Louisiana Wildlife Federation accepting nominations for 2019 conservation awards - Post South
2/3/2020 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Wildlife Federation accepting nominations for 2019 conservation awards    Post South

5 Killed In Plane Crash Heading To Louisiana State University Football Playoff Game - North Country Public Radio
12/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
5 Killed In Plane Crash Heading To Louisiana State University Football Playoff Game    North Country Public Radio

Louisiana Church Filled A Plane With Holy Water And Blessed A Whole Community - North Country Public Radio
12/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Church Filled A Plane With Holy Water And Blessed A Whole Community    North Country Public Radio

What do you want in Louisiana outdoor recreation? Tell the state - WWLTV.com
11/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
What do you want in Louisiana outdoor recreation? Tell the state    WWLTV.com

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Makes Chronic Wasting Disease Testing Service Available to Hunters - Business Wire
10/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Makes Chronic Wasting Disease Testing Service Available to Hunters    Business Wire

Louisiana representatives ask for more offshore oil royalties for coastal restoration - NOLA.com
9/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana representatives ask for more offshore oil royalties for coastal restoration    NOLA.com

Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles Provides REAL ID Online Checklist - Business Wire
8/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles Provides REAL ID Online Checklist    Business Wire

Barry strengthens into Category 1 hurricane as it nears landfall in Louisiana - KDRV
7/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Barry strengthens into Category 1 hurricane as it nears landfall in Louisiana    KDRV

Barry is a triple threat of storm surge, high rivers and flooding as it gets closer to the Louisiana coast - KDRV
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Barry is a triple threat of storm surge, high rivers and flooding as it gets closer to the Louisiana coast    KDRV

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

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

Top 5 turkey WMAs - Louisiana Sportsman
3/26/2019 6:38:46 PM
Top 5 turkey WMAs    Louisiana Sportsman

2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at ICE immigration centers in Aurora and Louisiana - The Denver Post
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
2,200 quarantined over mumps outbreak at ICE immigration centers in Aurora and Louisiana    The Denver Post

Taylor Jennings - News at Louisiana Tech
10/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Taylor Jennings    News at Louisiana Tech

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

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

Employment Opportunities - News at Louisiana Tech
7/5/2018 1:56:41 PM
Employment Opportunities    News at Louisiana Tech

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

More public land in works for northern Louisiana hunters - Knoe.com
12/18/2015 3:00:00 AM
More public land in works for northern Louisiana hunters    Knoe.com