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Chris Staudinger

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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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James Carey

Primitive camping on Horn Island still kindles artistic spirits more

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

Outdoor Adventures

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

Knowing Nature

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

Knowing Nature

Dead Cypress

Photo by Chris Staudinger

Scientists are fertilizing wetlands with treated sewage more

Knowing Nature

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Photo by Chris Staudinger

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

Getaways

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Photo by Lucius Fontenot

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

Knowing Nature

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Photo by Chris Staudinger

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

History

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Photo by Chris Staudinger

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

Knowing Nature