Chris Staudinger


Chris researches and writes about the intersections of land, water, and people.  He lives in New Orleans, where he freelances and writes poetry.


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Primitive camping on Horn Island still kindles artistic spirits more

Jul 25, 2017 12:44 PM Outdoor Adventures

Camping in the Atchafalaya Basin

Photo by C.C. Lockwood

If you plan to camp in the 
Basin, best pack your hammock more

Feb 22, 2017 3:33 PM Outdoor Adventures

In Louisiana, the microorganisms that populate the coast help make it one of the most productive ecosystems on the planet more

Sep 27, 2016 12:01 PM Knowing Nature

Louisiana’s whooping crane population finds surprising new habitat, but still struggles to thrive more

Jul 22, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Dead Cypress

Photo by Chris Staudinger

Scientists are fertilizing wetlands with treated sewage more

May 24, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature


Photo by Chris Staudinger

With every bridge, a layer of urban life peels back more

Oct 27, 2015 12:00 AM Getaways


Photo by Lucius Fontenot

Land is growing, not disappearing, at the base of this old canal more

Sep 22, 2015 12:00 AM Knowing Nature


Photo by Chris Staudinger

Why the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans should matter to you more

Dec 23, 2014 12:00 AM History


Photo by Chris Staudinger

The black willow fuels the fires of a great river tradition more

Nov 24, 2014 12:00 AM Knowing Nature