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Harriett Pooler

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Harriett graduated with a degree in business administration with a biology minor from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is a professional fundraiser and has worked for the Louisiana Audubon/National Audubon Society, the Nature Conservancy, and LSU Foundation. She currently works for Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Harriett is an avid bird watcher, past BR Audubon President, and member of the LA Ornithological Society. Email Harriett with any questions or comments at harriett.pooler@gmail.com.

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Reptiles may carry dangerous, drug-immune bacteria more

Mar 23, 2017 12:42 PM Knowing Nature

What's good for the goose is good for the gander ... but not the neighborhoods more

Oct 24, 2016 12:26 PM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Brad M. Glorioso

He's loud and looking for the ladies more

Apr 26, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

How to attract winter birds to your feeder more

Dec 22, 2015 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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John Hartgerink

Birds of a feather may flock together, but they don’t always look the same more

Sep 9, 2015 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Erik Johnson

Invisibility is a life-saving adaptation … until it isn’t more

Apr 27, 2015 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Hibernation in its many states is not exclusive to bears, or to cold weather. more

Dec 23, 2014 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Hog heaven needs some thinning more

Sep 23, 2014 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Terry Priest (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Their delightful light displays are enjoyed far less often these days. more

Jun 24, 2014 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by J.W. Beck

The histrionic Eastern Hognose puts on a good show more

Mar 26, 2014 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Bob Loudon

An underappreciated sanitation specialist, or how Carencro got its name more

Dec 26, 2013 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Bob Loudon

These birds form ‘tornadoes’ when roosting in cane fields at dusk more

Nov 26, 2013 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Like most owls, Eastern Screech-Owls are often heard and not seen more

Oct 21, 2013 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Donna L. Dittmann

Many birders consider the Yellow Rail the holy grail of birds. Its elusiveness is part of its appeal. more

Sep 23, 2013 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures

Nicknamed the flying checkerboard because of its boldly marked white, black, and red colors, this woodpecker is found in Louisiana all year long more

Aug 25, 2013 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Formerly named the Common Moorhen, baby gallinules have a comical appearance that only a mother could love more

Aug 2, 2013 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Bob Loudon

The only all-red bird in North America and its favorite food is stinging insects more

Jul 2, 2013 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Love at first sight more

May 28, 2013 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Cowbirds don't need to build nests, since chick rearing is outsourced by other birds more

Apr 23, 2013 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

An early conservation success story more

Mar 26, 2013 12:00 AM Knowing Nature