Natural Heritage Tourism and Outdoor Recreation in Southwest 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 (99)
There are 99 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Birding and Wildlife Viewing Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
Ecotourism
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Debra Credeur - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Attakapas Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bayou Woman Wetland Tours
Captain Wendy Wilson - Theriot, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, 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
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Bell City, LA
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Chicot State Park
- Ville Platte, LA
Cypremort Point State Park
- Cypremort Point, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Lake Arthur, LA
Lake Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
- Martinville, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Houma, LA
Marsh Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Palmetto Island State Park
- Abbeville, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Montegut, LA
Sabine Island Wildlife Management Area
State of Louisiana and Calcasieu Parish Schools - Lake Charles, LA
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges - Hackberry, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Thistlethwaite Wildlife Management Area
Thistlethwaite Heirs - Opelousas, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
Guides and Outfitters
All-Star Guide Service
Jimmy Miller - Hackberry, LA
Bayou Charter Service
- Lake Charles, LA
Big Lake Guide Service
- Lake Charles, LA
Big Woods Fish & Game
- Vinton, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Bord du Lac Marina
- Lake Charles, LA
Bowtie Marina
- Lake Charles, LA
Bridge Point Yacht Center
- Westlake, LA
Calcasieu Charter Service
Erik Rue - Captain - Lake Charles, LA
Calcasieu Point Landing
- Lake Charles, LA
Contraband Charter Service
Ben Garber - Captain - Lake Charles, LA
Corbello Guide Service, LLC
Jack Corbello - Captain - Lake Charles, LA
DC's Charters, LLC
- Big Lake, LA
Fishing Tom's Guide Service
- Sulphur, LA
Giles Island Hunting Club
Jimmy Riley - Ferriday, LA
Gotta Go Charters
- Lake Charles, LA
Grosse Savanne Lodge
- Lake Charles, LA
Hackberry Cajun Guide
- Hackberry, LA
Hackberry Charters
- Hackberry, LA
Hackberry Rod and Gun
- Hackberry, LA
Ivy's Tackle Box
- Morgan City, LA
K & J Charters
- Johnson Bayou, LA
Lloyd’s Country Store
- Westlake, LA
Louisiana Outfitters LLC.
Scott Ritchey - Captain - Lake Charles, LA
Nalmar Marina
- Westlake, LA
Olmstead Shipyard, Inc.
- Lake Charles, LA
Pack & Paddle
- Lafayette, LA
Reel Men Sports
- Lake Charles, LA
Spicer Bait and Tackle
- Hackberry, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
State and Federal Land
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Attakapas Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Bell City, LA
Chicot State Park
- Ville Platte, LA
Cypremort Point State Park
- Cypremort Point, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Lake Arthur, LA
Lake Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
- Martinville, LA
Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Houma, LA
Marsh Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA
Palmetto Island State Park
- Abbeville, LA
Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Montegut, LA
Sabine Island Wildlife Management Area
State of Louisiana and Calcasieu Parish Schools - Lake Charles, LA
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges - Hackberry, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shell Keys National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges - Bell City, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, 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

 

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

 

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 (50)
There are 50 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest Region
Guides and Outfitters
All-Star Guide Service
Jimmy Miller - Hackberry, LA
Bayou Charter Service
- Lake Charles, LA
Big Lake Guide Service
- Lake Charles, LA
Big Woods Fish & Game
- Vinton, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, LA
Bord du Lac Marina
- Lake Charles, LA
Bowtie Marina
- Lake Charles, LA
Bridge Point Yacht Center
- Westlake, LA
Calcasieu Charter Service
Erik Rue - Captain - Lake Charles, LA
Calcasieu Point Landing
- Lake Charles, LA
Contraband Charter Service
Ben Garber - Captain - Lake Charles, LA
Corbello Guide Service, LLC
Jack Corbello - Captain - Lake Charles, LA
DC's Charters, LLC
- Big Lake, LA
Fishing Tom's Guide Service
- Sulphur, LA
Giles Island Hunting Club
Jimmy Riley - Ferriday, LA
Gotta Go Charters
- Lake Charles, LA
Grosse Savanne Lodge
- Lake Charles, LA
Hackberry Cajun Guide
- Hackberry, LA
Hackberry Charters
- Hackberry, LA
Hackberry Rod and Gun
- Hackberry, LA
Ivy's Tackle Box
- Morgan City, LA
K & J Charters
- Johnson Bayou, LA
Lloyd’s Country Store
- Westlake, LA
Louisiana Outfitters LLC.
Scott Ritchey - Captain - Lake Charles, LA
Nalmar Marina
- Westlake, LA
Olmstead Shipyard, Inc.
- Lake Charles, LA
Pack & Paddle
- Lafayette, LA
Reel Men Sports
- Lake Charles, LA
Spicer Bait and Tackle
- Hackberry, 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
Rayonier Hunting & Recreation
- Yulee, FL
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
Ranch Management Consultants, Inc.
- Wheatland, WY
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA

 Nature-Based Tourism

   
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National Wildlife Refuge System - National Wildlife Refuge Locator

Find a Refuge Near You 

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

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

 

 

Fee Fishing - An Introduction
By:

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

 

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

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

 

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

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

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

 

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

 

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
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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.

 

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

 

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 Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest 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
Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Attakapas Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Chicot State Park
- Ville Platte, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
- Martinville, LA
Palmetto Island State Park
- Abbeville, LA
Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Montegut, LA
River View RV Park and Resort
- Vidalia, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Ecotourism
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Debra Credeur - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Attakapas Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bayou Woman Wetland Tours
Captain Wendy Wilson - Theriot, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, 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
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Bell City, LA
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Chicot State Park
- Ville Platte, LA
Cypremort Point State Park
- Cypremort Point, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Lake Arthur, LA
Lake Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
- Martinville, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Houma, LA
Marsh Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Palmetto Island State Park
- Abbeville, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Montegut, LA
Sabine Island Wildlife Management Area
State of Louisiana and Calcasieu Parish Schools - Lake Charles, LA
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges - Hackberry, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Thistlethwaite Wildlife Management Area
Thistlethwaite Heirs - Opelousas, 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
JTM Landscaping & Contractors, LLC
- Morgan City, 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
State and Federal Land
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Attakapas Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Lacombe, LA
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Bell City, LA
Chicot State Park
- Ville Platte, LA
Cypremort Point State Park
- Cypremort Point, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Lake Arthur, LA
Lake Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
- Martinville, LA
Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Houma, LA
Marsh Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA
Palmetto Island State Park
- Abbeville, LA
Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Montegut, LA
Sabine Island Wildlife Management Area
State of Louisiana and Calcasieu Parish Schools - Lake Charles, LA
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges - Hackberry, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shell Keys National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges - Bell City, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, LA

 Outdoor Recreation

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

 

National Wildlife Refuge System - National Wildlife Refuge Locator

Find a Refuge Near You 

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

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

 

 

Find a National Forest in the South

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

 

Fee Fishing - An Introduction
By:

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

 

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

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

 

Decontamination Documentation for Cavers
By:

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

 

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

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

 

Tara Wildlife Doing Business as a Sustainable Recreation Destination
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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
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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).

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations - 2013-2014

 

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. 

 

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

 

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

 

Louisiana Hunting Regulations - 2013-2014

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

Methyl Mercury in Sportfish - Information for Fish Consumers

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

 

Show Outdoor Recreation Organizations & Professionals (50)
There are 50 resources serving Southwest Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Outdoor Recreation Organizations & Professionals serving Southwest 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
Acadiana Conservation Corridor
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Allen Native Ventures
Dr. Charles Allen - Pitkin, LA
Atchafalaya Basin Landing & Marina- Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Debra Credeur - Executive Director - Baton Rouge, LA
Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Attakapas Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Opelousas, LA
Bayou Teche Experience
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges - Lacombe, LA
Bayou Woman Wetland Tours
Captain Wendy Wilson - Theriot, LA
Blu-Dog Charters & Guide Service
Captain Ivy St. Romain - Morgan City, 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
Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Bell City, LA
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Chad Almquist - New Orleans, LA
Champagnes Cajun Swamp Tours
- Breaux Bridge, LA
Chicot State Park
- Ville Platte, LA
Cypremort Point State Park
- Cypremort Point, LA
Honey Island Swamp Tours
- Slidell, LA
Kisatchie National Forest
USDA-Forest Service - Pineville, LA
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuge Complex - Lake Arthur, LA
Lake Boeuf Wildlife Management Area
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - New Iberia, LA
Lake Fausse Pointe State Park
- Martinville, LA
Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours
Marie Gould - Co-Founder - New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State Parks
Stuart Johnson - Assistant Secretary - Baton Rouge, LA
Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Complex - Houma, LA
Marsh Bayou Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Lake Charles, LA
Oaklawn Manor
- Franklin, LA
Palmetto Island State Park
- Abbeville, LA
Pearl River Eco-Tours
Captain Neil Benson - Slidell, LA
Pointe-aux-Chenes Wildlife Management Area
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Montegut, LA
Sabine Island Wildlife Management Area
State of Louisiana and Calcasieu Parish Schools - Lake Charles, LA
Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
Southwest Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges - Hackberry, LA
Sam Houston Jones State Park
- Lake Charles, LA
Shadowlawn
- Franklin, LA
Sherburne Wildlife Management Area
LDWF, USFWS, USACOE - Opelousas, LA
Slow Food Baton Rouge
Sarah Bolinger - Baton Rouge, LA
Southeast Louisiana Refuges
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Lacombe, LA
Splendor Farms
- Bush, LA
St. John Ranch & Lodge
- Homer, LA
Steve Smith
Stillwater Outfitters - Captain - Cypremort Point, LA
Thistlethwaite Wildlife Management Area
Thistlethwaite Heirs - Opelousas, LA
Youth Hunter Registry Program
LDWF - Baton Rouge, LA
 

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Birding and Wildlife Viewing News Items
Site nomination for Louisiana Birding Trails are open - Louisiana Radio Network
7/21/2021 7:55:13 AM
Site nomination for Louisiana Birding Trails are open    Louisiana Radio Network

To the birds: Louisiana looks for best birding spots - Associated Press
7/17/2021 3:00:00 AM
To the birds: Louisiana looks for best birding spots    Associated Press

Know a good bird-spotting site? Louisiana's Office of Tourism wants to know about it. - Daily Advertiser
7/16/2021 3:00:00 AM
Know a good bird-spotting site? Louisiana's Office of Tourism wants to know about it.    Daily Advertiser

Bird watchers are flocking to Louisiana's fragile coast, but for how long? - NOLA.com
7/7/2021 3:00:00 AM
Bird watchers are flocking to Louisiana's fragile coast, but for how long?    NOLA.com

Louisiana Beach Rocked by Two Hurricanes is Ready for Nesting Birds - National Audubon Society
3/25/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Beach Rocked by Two Hurricanes is Ready for Nesting Birds    National Audubon Society

Huge Louisiana coastal project receives positive report from the Corps of Engineers - NOLA.com
3/4/2021 3:00:00 AM
Huge Louisiana coastal project receives positive report from the Corps of Engineers    NOLA.com

Hundreds of Louisiana irises were just planted in Grand Isle -- and they'll bloom in few weeks - Houma Courier
3/2/2021 3:00:00 AM
Hundreds of Louisiana irises were just planted in Grand Isle -- and they'll bloom in few weeks    Houma Courier

Louisiana has a 'red snapper abundance'; Why the jump, and what that means for 2021 harvest - The Advocate
12/5/2020 8:11:12 PM
Louisiana has a 'red snapper abundance'; Why the jump, and what that means for 2021 harvest    The Advocate

Bird that calls Louisiana marsh home declared endangered - Houma Courier
10/8/2020 3:00:00 AM
Bird that calls Louisiana marsh home declared endangered    Houma Courier

Endangered species status granted to black rail, mysterious bird that thrives in Louisiana marsh - NOLA.com
10/7/2020 3:00:00 AM
Endangered species status granted to black rail, mysterious bird that thrives in Louisiana marsh    NOLA.com

Louisiana Announces First-Ever Climate Goals | Audubon - National Audubon Society
8/19/2020 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Announces First-Ever Climate Goals | Audubon    National Audubon Society

10 Beautiful Hikes In Louisiana - TravelAwaits
6/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
10 Beautiful Hikes In Louisiana    TravelAwaits

Audubon Spotlight: Katie Percy Is a Champion for Louisiana's Ecosystems | Audubon - Audubon Magazine
6/22/2020 3:00:00 AM
Audubon Spotlight: Katie Percy Is a Champion for Louisiana's Ecosystems | Audubon    Audubon Magazine

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

Lacassine Wildlife Refuge puts wild Louisiana on display - KATC Lafayette News
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lacassine Wildlife Refuge puts wild Louisiana on display    KATC Lafayette News

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

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

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

Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
Could Louisiana Follow Suit With Arizona and Ban Trail Cameras? - News Radio 710 KEEL
7/27/2021 12:47:39 PM
Could Louisiana Follow Suit With Arizona and Ban Trail Cameras?    News Radio 710 KEEL

ULM's Jacob Andrews and Connor Nimrod reach the pinnacle of Louisiana college fishing - Farmerville Gazette
7/8/2021 3:00:00 AM
ULM's Jacob Andrews and Connor Nimrod reach the pinnacle of Louisiana college fishing    Farmerville Gazette

Long haul: Montana on map for Louisiana bull rider - MontanaSports - montanasports.com
7/5/2021 3:00:00 AM
Long haul: Montana on map for Louisiana bull rider - MontanaSports    montanasports.com

Louisiana native sitting in first place in 6-day pro bass fishing tournament - KLFY
6/30/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana native sitting in first place in 6-day pro bass fishing tournament    KLFY

Long-delayed Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 brings familiarity to anticipated induction ceremony - crescentcitysports.com
6/27/2021 3:00:00 AM
Long-delayed Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 brings familiarity to anticipated induction ceremony    crescentcitysports.com

Louisiana's lifetime hunting and fishing license is here to stay. Here's what's changing. - The Advocate
6/23/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's lifetime hunting and fishing license is here to stay. Here's what's changing.    The Advocate

Gov Edwards signs legislation that raises the cost of hunting/fishing licenses - Louisiana Radio Network
6/18/2021 3:00:00 AM
Gov Edwards signs legislation that raises the cost of hunting/fishing licenses    Louisiana Radio Network

Louisiana private recreational red snapper landing estimates through June 6, 2021 - L'Observateur - L'Observateur
6/17/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana private recreational red snapper landing estimates through June 6, 2021 - L'Observateur    L'Observateur

Louisiana increasing fees for hunting, fishing licenses - WBRZ
6/13/2021 12:24:18 PM
Louisiana increasing fees for hunting, fishing licenses    WBRZ

Louisiana's free fishing weekend kicks off June 12th - WAFB
6/11/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's free fishing weekend kicks off June 12th    WAFB

Louisiana hunting, fishing license fee hikes win passage - WBRZ
6/10/2021 3:46:08 PM
Louisiana hunting, fishing license fee hikes win passage    WBRZ

Louisiana's annual 'Free Fishing Weekend' June 12, 13 | AcadiaParishToday.com - Crowley Post-Signal
6/9/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's annual 'Free Fishing Weekend' June 12, 13 | AcadiaParishToday.com    Crowley Post-Signal

Louisiana's Annual Free Fishing Weekend to be Held June 12-13 – Bossier Press-Tribune - Bossier Press-Tribune Online
6/9/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's Annual Free Fishing Weekend to be Held June 12-13 – Bossier Press-Tribune    Bossier Press-Tribune Online

Louisiana Legislature: Teacher Pay Raises Approved; Hunting, Fishing Fees Hiked - BossierNow - Bossier Now
6/9/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Legislature: Teacher Pay Raises Approved; Hunting, Fishing Fees Hiked - BossierNow    Bossier Now

Bill to increase hunting and fishing licenses receives final passage - Louisiana Radio Network
6/8/2021 3:00:00 AM
Bill to increase hunting and fishing licenses receives final passage    Louisiana Radio Network

Louisiana having annual Free Fishing Weekend - Orange Leader - Orange Leader
6/8/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana having annual Free Fishing Weekend - Orange Leader    Orange Leader

Louisiana lawmakers advance bill upping fees for hunting and fishing licenses - The Advocate
6/7/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana lawmakers advance bill upping fees for hunting and fishing licenses    The Advocate

Louisiana lawmen arrest two people as fishing tournament cheats - Magnoliareporter
6/5/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana lawmen arrest two people as fishing tournament cheats    Magnoliareporter

It's fishing rodeo season. Here's a look at Louisiana events for anglers of all ages. - The Advocate
6/5/2021 3:00:00 AM
It's fishing rodeo season. Here's a look at Louisiana events for anglers of all ages.    The Advocate

Venice, Louisiana Redfish - Destination Report | BDOutdoors | Bloodydecks - BDOutdoors On The Wire
5/27/2021 3:00:00 AM
Venice, Louisiana Redfish - Destination Report | BDOutdoors | Bloodydecks    BDOutdoors On The Wire

Hunt, Hook, & Cook- Flounder fishing with Louisiana Backwater Charters - KLFY
5/26/2021 3:00:00 AM
Hunt, Hook, & Cook- Flounder fishing with Louisiana Backwater Charters    KLFY

Louisiana proposes license fee restructure - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
5/22/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana proposes license fee restructure - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat

Louisiana House approves bill to increase hunting and fishing license fees - Louisiana Radio Network
5/19/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana House approves bill to increase hunting and fishing license fees    Louisiana Radio Network

How a Louisiana project brought nesting whooping cranes back to Texas - Houston Chronicle
5/18/2021 3:00:00 AM
How a Louisiana project brought nesting whooping cranes back to Texas    Houston Chronicle

Louisiana returning to days of 2 zones for 2021-22 waterfowl hunting season - The Daily Iberian
5/16/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana returning to days of 2 zones for 2021-22 waterfowl hunting season    The Daily Iberian

New Animal Planet series to follow Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents - KATC Lafayette News
5/7/2021 3:00:00 AM
New Animal Planet series to follow Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents    KATC Lafayette News

Louisiana lawmakers to debate hunting, fishing license hikes: 'The day of reckoning is here' - The Advocate
3/31/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana lawmakers to debate hunting, fishing license hikes: 'The day of reckoning is here'    The Advocate

Could Louisiana Hunting/Fishing License Fees be Rising Soon? - Sports Radio ESPN 1420
3/31/2021 3:00:00 AM
Could Louisiana Hunting/Fishing License Fees be Rising Soon?    Sports Radio ESPN 1420

LSU study finds Southern flounder are disappearing throughout their habitat, including Louisiana - The Advocate
3/27/2021 3:00:00 AM
LSU study finds Southern flounder are disappearing throughout their habitat, including Louisiana    The Advocate

Check out fishing results from the Louisiana High School B.A.S.S. qualifying tournament - The Advocate
2/20/2021 3:00:00 AM
Check out fishing results from the Louisiana High School B.A.S.S. qualifying tournament    The Advocate

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries licenses to be on regular paper or digital - The Advocate
2/16/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries licenses to be on regular paper or digital    The Advocate

Retired Louisiana State Police trooper dies in fishing accident - KNOE
2/11/2021 3:00:00 AM
Retired Louisiana State Police trooper dies in fishing accident    KNOE

Facing budget crisis, Louisiana wildlife agency to ask state for $20 million in emergency funds - NOLA.com
12/19/2020 3:00:00 AM
Facing budget crisis, Louisiana wildlife agency to ask state for $20 million in emergency funds    NOLA.com

Local duck hunters from both Texas and Louisiana have enjoyed solid starts to their seasons. - TheRecordLive.com
11/18/2020 3:00:00 AM
Local duck hunters from both Texas and Louisiana have enjoyed solid starts to their seasons.    TheRecordLive.com

Snapper, ducks, trout fill the bill | Louisiana Outdoors | theadvocate.com - The Advocate
8/8/2020 3:00:00 AM
Snapper, ducks, trout fill the bill | Louisiana Outdoors | theadvocate.com    The Advocate

2020–21 Louisiana fishing licenses available now - The News Star
6/1/2020 3:00:00 AM
2020–21 Louisiana fishing licenses available now    The News Star

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

Get Out and Fish! community fishing program - Louisiana Sportsman
10/21/2019 1:25:04 PM
Get Out and Fish! community fishing program    Louisiana Sportsman

Next Alligator sport hunting licenses will be available online - Louisiana Sportsman
7/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Next Alligator sport hunting licenses will be available online    Louisiana Sportsman

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

Nature-Based Tourism News Items
Fitch Rates Louisiana Local Govt Environmental Facil & CDA's $152MM Rev Bonds 'A+'; Outlook Stable - Fitch Ratings
7/28/2021 10:31:00 AM
Fitch Rates Louisiana Local Govt Environmental Facil & CDA's $152MM Rev Bonds 'A+'; Outlook Stable    Fitch Ratings

Coronavirus: Chicago adds Florida, Louisiana and Nevada to travel advisory list - as it happened - Financial Times
7/20/2021 3:00:00 AM
Coronavirus: Chicago adds Florida, Louisiana and Nevada to travel advisory list - as it happened    Financial Times

Reviewing Sam's Town Hotel & Casino in Shreveport, Louisiana - BestUSCasinos.org
7/2/2021 3:00:00 AM
Reviewing Sam's Town Hotel & Casino in Shreveport, Louisiana    BestUSCasinos.org

Top 7 Attractions Near Coushatta Casino Resort in Louisiana - BestUSCasinos.org
6/27/2021 3:00:00 AM
Top 7 Attractions Near Coushatta Casino Resort in Louisiana    BestUSCasinos.org

Louisiana set to achieve $2.5bn sports betting market according to PlayLouisiana analysts - SBC Americas
6/21/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana set to achieve $2.5bn sports betting market according to PlayLouisiana analysts    SBC Americas

PlayLouisiana.com: Louisiana Sportsbooks to Draw More Than $2.5 Billion in Annual Wagering Once Market Matures - PRNewswire
6/18/2021 3:00:00 AM
PlayLouisiana.com: Louisiana Sportsbooks to Draw More Than $2.5 Billion in Annual Wagering Once Market Matures    PRNewswire

Martha White obituary: Inspired a landmark Louisiana bus boycott - The Irish Times
6/17/2021 3:00:00 AM
Martha White obituary: Inspired a landmark Louisiana bus boycott    The Irish Times

We who wear natural hairstyles shouldn't have to change it for employment | Tammy C. Barney - Louisiana Illuminator
6/16/2021 3:00:00 AM
We who wear natural hairstyles shouldn't have to change it for employment | Tammy C. Barney    Louisiana Illuminator

Honest Review of Amelia Belle Casino - Gambling in Louisiana - BestUSCasinos.org
6/15/2021 3:00:00 AM
Honest Review of Amelia Belle Casino - Gambling in Louisiana    BestUSCasinos.org

2021 Louisiana Preservation Awards Announced – Bossier Press-Tribune - Bossier Press-Tribune Online
6/15/2021 3:00:00 AM
2021 Louisiana Preservation Awards Announced – Bossier Press-Tribune    Bossier Press-Tribune Online

Ochsner Hospital for Children Named #1 in Louisiana by US News & World Report - PRNewswire
6/15/2021 3:00:00 AM
Ochsner Hospital for Children Named #1 in Louisiana by US News & World Report    PRNewswire

Bills prohibiting natural hair discrimination fail to make it through Louisiana Legislature - Louisiana Illuminator
6/10/2021 3:00:00 AM
Bills prohibiting natural hair discrimination fail to make it through Louisiana Legislature    Louisiana Illuminator

Bass Pro Shops donates fishing equipment to a Northwest Louisiana non-profit organization - ArkLaTexHomepage
6/10/2021 3:00:00 AM
Bass Pro Shops donates fishing equipment to a Northwest Louisiana non-profit organization    ArkLaTexHomepage

Gov. Edwards Highlights $1.6 Million US Department of Commerce Award for Louisiana's SmartPort Initiative - Governor John Bel Edwards
6/9/2021 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Edwards Highlights $1.6 Million US Department of Commerce Award for Louisiana's SmartPort Initiative    Governor John Bel Edwards

Gov. Edwards Welcomes Students Selected for The 2021 Lamar Governor's Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government - Governor John Bel Edwards
6/7/2021 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Edwards Welcomes Students Selected for The 2021 Lamar Governor's Fellowship Program in Louisiana Government    Governor John Bel Edwards

Farmland Partners Inc. Acquires 8,349 Acres of Louisiana Farmland for $26.8 Million - PRNewswire
6/1/2021 3:00:00 AM
Farmland Partners Inc. Acquires 8,349 Acres of Louisiana Farmland for $26.8 Million    PRNewswire

Shelter Remains in Shambles Months After Louisiana Storm | Louisiana News | US News - U.S. News & World Report
5/30/2021 3:00:00 AM
Shelter Remains in Shambles Months After Louisiana Storm | Louisiana News | US News    U.S. News & World Report

Ilera Holistic Healthcare and PAX labs™ Announce Exclusive Partnership in Louisiana - PRNewswire
5/26/2021 3:00:00 AM
Ilera Holistic Healthcare and PAX labs™ Announce Exclusive Partnership in Louisiana    PRNewswire

Will Louisiana finally get more transparency about how the courts spend money? - Louisiana Illuminator
5/24/2021 3:00:00 AM
Will Louisiana finally get more transparency about how the courts spend money?    Louisiana Illuminator

Massive rainfall floods homes, closes parts of I-10 in south Louisiana - ArkLaTexHomepage
5/18/2021 3:00:00 AM
Massive rainfall floods homes, closes parts of I-10 in south Louisiana    ArkLaTexHomepage

Flood Relief: 5 U-Haul Stores Offering Help in Texas, Louisiana - PRNewswire
5/18/2021 3:00:00 AM
Flood Relief: 5 U-Haul Stores Offering Help in Texas, Louisiana    PRNewswire

Port NOLA ssues RFP for Louisiana International Terminal preliminary design - Railway Track & Structures
5/13/2021 3:00:00 AM
Port NOLA ssues RFP for Louisiana International Terminal preliminary design    Railway Track & Structures

Questions answered by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality regarding air quality - BRProud.com
5/13/2021 3:00:00 AM
Questions answered by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality regarding air quality    BRProud.com

Higginbotham Adds Third Branch Office and New Market in Louisiana - PRNewswire
5/12/2021 3:00:00 AM
Higginbotham Adds Third Branch Office and New Market in Louisiana    PRNewswire

Louisiana Chemical Plants Are Thriving Off of Slavery - The Atlantic
5/7/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Chemical Plants Are Thriving Off of Slavery    The Atlantic

Biden appeals for bipartisan support for infrastructure plan in Louisiana, a state won by Trump - The Washington Post
5/6/2021 3:00:00 AM
Biden appeals for bipartisan support for infrastructure plan in Louisiana, a state won by Trump    The Washington Post

Louisiana Senate passes ban on hairstyle discrimination; now it’s up to the House - ArkLaTexHomepage
5/4/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Senate passes ban on hairstyle discrimination; now it’s up to the House    ArkLaTexHomepage

On the Texas-Louisiana border, Caddo Lake's history is the stuff of legend - Houston Chronicle
5/1/2021 3:00:00 AM
On the Texas-Louisiana border, Caddo Lake's history is the stuff of legend    Houston Chronicle

The Purple Guys sells to Louisiana-based ECS + My IT - Kansas City Business Journal - Kansas City Business Journal
4/21/2021 3:00:00 AM
The Purple Guys sells to Louisiana-based ECS + My IT - Kansas City Business Journal    Kansas City Business Journal

Koch Engineered Solutions and Fidelis Infrastructure, LP Partner for $9.2 Billion Investment in Renewable Energy Ecosystem in Louisiana - PRNewswire
4/20/2021 3:00:00 AM
Koch Engineered Solutions and Fidelis Infrastructure, LP Partner for $9.2 Billion Investment in Renewable Energy Ecosystem in Louisiana    PRNewswire

New Regulations Threaten To Disrupt Teletherapy in the State of Louisiana - PRNewswire
4/6/2021 3:00:00 AM
New Regulations Threaten To Disrupt Teletherapy in the State of Louisiana    PRNewswire

News . News . After COVID-19 Delay, Delta-X Field Campaign Begins in Louisiana Teams are headed - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
4/5/2021 3:00:00 AM
News . News . After COVID-19 Delay, Delta-X Field Campaign Begins in Louisiana Teams are headed    Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Louisiana Taps National Nonprofit to Help Displaced Frontline Workers Find New Jobs - PRNewswire
3/25/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Taps National Nonprofit to Help Displaced Frontline Workers Find New Jobs    PRNewswire

Higginbotham Fortifies State Presence with First Louisiana Insurance Partnership - PRNewswire
3/25/2021 3:00:00 AM
Higginbotham Fortifies State Presence with First Louisiana Insurance Partnership    PRNewswire

Julia Letlow wins northeast Louisiana-based US House seat - ArkLaTexHomepage
3/20/2021 3:00:00 AM
Julia Letlow wins northeast Louisiana-based US House seat    ArkLaTexHomepage

Woodforest National Bank Opens A New Location In Louisiana - PRNewswire
3/18/2021 3:00:00 AM
Woodforest National Bank Opens A New Location In Louisiana    PRNewswire

Q&A with Curtis Thompson on returning to Louisiana, his golf comeback and more - pgatour.com
3/17/2021 3:00:00 AM
Q&A with Curtis Thompson on returning to Louisiana, his golf comeback and more    pgatour.com

‘There’s no alternative’: Louisiana’s ambitious plan to stay above water - Grist
3/16/2021 3:00:00 AM
‘There’s no alternative’: Louisiana’s ambitious plan to stay above water    Grist

CVS Health Adds 11 COVID-19 Vaccine Sites in Louisiana - PRNewswire
3/11/2021 3:00:00 AM
CVS Health Adds 11 COVID-19 Vaccine Sites in Louisiana    PRNewswire

Louisiana's first line of defense against hurricanes is disappearing - WWLTV.com
3/10/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's first line of defense against hurricanes is disappearing    WWLTV.com

HUB International Acquires The Assets Of Louisiana-Based The Juban Insurance Group - PRNewswire
3/9/2021 3:00:00 AM
HUB International Acquires The Assets Of Louisiana-Based The Juban Insurance Group    PRNewswire

'Man, let's go!': Environmental groups cheer release of river diversion report in Louisiana - NOLA.com
3/5/2021 3:00:00 AM
'Man, let's go!': Environmental groups cheer release of river diversion report in Louisiana    NOLA.com

Louisiana Fish Fry Products Launches a 'Game Changer' - PRNewswire
3/2/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Fish Fry Products Launches a 'Game Changer'    PRNewswire

10 Tips For Experiencing Lafayette, Louisiana’s Historic Azalea Trail - TravelAwaits
2/28/2021 3:00:00 AM
10 Tips For Experiencing Lafayette, Louisiana’s Historic Azalea Trail    TravelAwaits

Latest issue of Regional Economic Analysis of Louisiana (REAL) Report published - News at Louisiana Tech
2/23/2021 3:00:00 AM
Latest issue of Regional Economic Analysis of Louisiana (REAL) Report published    News at Louisiana Tech

CenterPoint Energy urges Louisiana customers to lower thermostats, conserve energy during extreme cold - ArkLaTexHomepage
2/14/2021 3:00:00 AM
CenterPoint Energy urges Louisiana customers to lower thermostats, conserve energy during extreme cold    ArkLaTexHomepage

'The Einstein of our coast' reflects on decades of Louisiana environmental work - NOLA.com
2/13/2021 3:00:00 AM
'The Einstein of our coast' reflects on decades of Louisiana environmental work    NOLA.com

LDOE releases plan to help improve outcomes for all Louisiana children - ArkLaTexHomepage
1/27/2021 3:00:00 AM
LDOE releases plan to help improve outcomes for all Louisiana children    ArkLaTexHomepage

Audit: Louisiana state workers decrease, but pay costs rise - Associated Press
1/18/2021 3:00:00 AM
Audit: Louisiana state workers decrease, but pay costs rise    Associated Press

Louisiana to see uptick in jobs to rebuild after three hurricanes made landfall; billions in damages - The Advocate
11/2/2020 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana to see uptick in jobs to rebuild after three hurricanes made landfall; billions in damages    The Advocate

How building wealth in Black communities in Louisiana means going into business - The Advocate
10/25/2020 3:00:00 AM
How building wealth in Black communities in Louisiana means going into business    The Advocate

These 71 bills passed during Louisiana's latest special session of 2020; see full list - The Advocate
10/22/2020 3:00:00 AM
These 71 bills passed during Louisiana's latest special session of 2020; see full list    The Advocate

Know to Vote | What amendments will be on ballots in Louisiana? Here's what they mean - WWLTV.com
10/14/2020 3:00:00 AM
Know to Vote | What amendments will be on ballots in Louisiana? Here's what they mean    WWLTV.com

South Texas Residents Are Repaying Louisiana After Laura - Spectrum News
9/9/2020 3:00:00 AM
South Texas Residents Are Repaying Louisiana After Laura    Spectrum News

Louisiana's plantations are reckoning with their racist past; here's how some are evolving - NOLA.com
9/4/2020 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana's plantations are reckoning with their racist past; here's how some are evolving    NOLA.com

Louisiana’s population is moving to escape climate catastrophe - Quartz
9/1/2020 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana’s population is moving to escape climate catastrophe    Quartz

Politicians, civil rights activists and ‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ among Louisiana’s inspiring women - USA TODAY
8/13/2020 3:00:00 AM
Politicians, civil rights activists and ‘Queen of Creole Cuisine’ among Louisiana’s inspiring women    USA TODAY

10 Beautiful Hikes In Louisiana - TravelAwaits
6/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
10 Beautiful Hikes In Louisiana    TravelAwaits

Loss of Louisiana marshes that protect New Orleans is ‘probably inevitable,’ study finds - The Washington Post
5/22/2020 3:00:00 AM
Loss of Louisiana marshes that protect New Orleans is ‘probably inevitable,’ study finds    The Washington Post

Louisiana parks and museums re-open: Here are the details - KATC Lafayette News
5/13/2020 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana parks and museums re-open: Here are the details    KATC Lafayette News

Governor's Fellows Program in Louisiana Government | Office of Governor John Bel Edwards - Governor John Bel Edwards
12/30/2019 8:05:06 PM
Governor's Fellows Program in Louisiana Government | Office of Governor John Bel Edwards    Governor John Bel Edwards

Outdoor Recreation News Items
Louisiana pool business supplier sees surge continue; net sales hit $1.7 billion - The Advocate
7/22/2021 11:46:00 AM
Louisiana pool business supplier sees surge continue; net sales hit $1.7 billion    The Advocate

Site nomination for Louisiana Birding Trails are open - Louisiana Radio Network
7/21/2021 7:55:13 AM
Site nomination for Louisiana Birding Trails are open    Louisiana Radio Network

Louisiana records first hot car death | News | ktbs.com - KTBS
6/15/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana records first hot car death | News | ktbs.com    KTBS

Louisiana Central joins Great Outdoors Month celebration - KALB News
6/8/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana Central joins Great Outdoors Month celebration    KALB News

Louisiana 'Mystery Gator' Shows Up On Texas Beach - Field & Stream
6/1/2021 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana 'Mystery Gator' Shows Up On Texas Beach    Field & Stream

Footage shows Louisiana troopers punching, dragging man who later died - The Boston Globe
5/20/2021 3:00:00 AM
Footage shows Louisiana troopers punching, dragging man who later died    The Boston Globe

Drenching rains flood homes, swamp cars in south Louisiana - The Boston Globe
5/18/2021 3:00:00 AM
Drenching rains flood homes, swamp cars in south Louisiana    The Boston Globe

On the Texas-Louisiana border, Caddo Lake's history is the stuff of legend - Houston Chronicle
5/1/2021 3:00:00 AM
On the Texas-Louisiana border, Caddo Lake's history is the stuff of legend    Houston Chronicle

First-time unemployment claims in Louisiana decline | News | ktbs.com - KTBS
4/9/2021 3:00:00 AM
First-time unemployment claims in Louisiana decline | News | ktbs.com    KTBS

Compared to Other States, How Much Does Louisiana Pay in Taxes? - News Radio 710 KEEL
4/1/2021 3:00:00 AM
Compared to Other States, How Much Does Louisiana Pay in Taxes?    News Radio 710 KEEL

New Orleans allows for larger gatherings, but won't open up with the rest of Louisiana - WWLTV.com
3/31/2021 3:00:00 AM
New Orleans allows for larger gatherings, but won't open up with the rest of Louisiana    WWLTV.com

Louisiana man busted for swimming in Bass Pro Shops aquarium - New York Post
6/28/2020 3:00:00 AM
Louisiana man busted for swimming in Bass Pro Shops aquarium    New York Post

Lambright scheduled to reopen June 15 - News at Louisiana Tech
6/3/2020 3:00:00 AM
Lambright scheduled to reopen June 15    News at Louisiana Tech

The Impacts of Climate Change and the Trump Administration's Anti-Environmental Agenda in Louisiana - Center For American Progress
4/22/2020 3:00:00 AM
The Impacts of Climate Change and the Trump Administration's Anti-Environmental Agenda in Louisiana    Center For American Progress

All public buildings at Louisiana state parks and historic sites temporarily closed - FOX 8 Live WVUE
3/24/2020 3:00:00 AM
All public buildings at Louisiana state parks and historic sites temporarily closed    FOX 8 Live WVUE

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