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Andrew Barron

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Andrew is the Water Quality Program Coordinator for the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP). In this position, he sometimes writes about cultural heritage in addition to working on various scientific projects, including water quality.

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Source: www.biodiversitylibrary.org

Mark Catesby produced the first published account of the flora and fauna of North America, including color plates of birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, mammals, and plants. more

Jul 9, 2014 12:00 AM History

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Mark Catesby, UNC Chapel Hill, Biodiversity Heritage Library

Louis Judice, the longest serving commandant of Spanish Louisiana, took a one-month journey on a pirogue to document the "Lafourche des Chitimachas" area. more

May 1, 2014 12:00 AM History

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Photo: biodiversityheritagelibrary.org

The first Spanish governor of Louisiana was also an explorer, among about a dozen other things.  more

Mar 31, 2014 12:00 AM History

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This sixteenth-century naturalist made some of the first descriptions of Native American cultures, flora, fauna, geology, and geography in the Lower Mississippi River Valley. more

Mar 12, 2014 12:00 AM History