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The collapse of the Louisiana deer population more

Nov 22, 2017 2:49 PM Knowing Nature

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Wendy Billiott

He glides and gallops, too more

Nov 22, 2017 11:32 AM Knowing Nature

Natchitoches Fish Hatchery launches a restocking program for the Alligator Snapping Turtle more

Oct 31, 2017 9:34 AM Knowing Nature

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Kourtney Zimmerman

Ideas for the weekday, weeknight, and weekend in Baton Rouge more

Oct 24, 2017 12:13 PM , Getaways

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C. C. Lockwood

The pale wisp of a plant called ghost plant, ghost pipe, death plant, corpse plant, and other apt aliases. more

Oct 24, 2017 10:01 AM Knowing Nature

Sportsmen often imagine hunting deer long ago when the land was wild and untouched by modern civilization. However, if they did have the proverbial time machine they might just be surprised at what they’d find. more

Oct 24, 2017 9:50 AM Knowing Nature

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Blaine Hansel via Wikimedia commons

You have to love October. The cooler weather means that another hunting season is upon us, and it’s time to get back into the woods. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:21 PM Knowing Nature

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Rick Kimpel via Flickr

Louisiana’s most venomous spiders, the brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) and the black widow (Latrodectus mactans), need not occupy too much of your time with terror, but some caution is recommended. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:42 PM Knowing Nature

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David Shipper/Audubon Photography Awards

The National Audubon Society has developed a national database of bird-friendly native plant species that attract, nourish and shelter winged visitors to backyards, wherever in the country they may be. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:42 PM Gardening

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James Carey

Primitive camping on Horn Island still kindles artistic spirits more

Jul 25, 2017 12:44 PM Outdoor Adventures

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Brian Pavlich

To some sorts of sportsmen, Baton Rouge has been shrinking as it grows more

Jul 25, 2017 11:56 AM Outdoor Adventures

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Lucie Monk Carter

Could a return to natural infrastructure save South Louisiana? more

Jul 25, 2017 10:55 AM Knowing Nature

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Frank McMains

Even when land is lost, lives—and lifestyles—endure more

Jul 25, 2017 10:45 AM Outdoor Adventures

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Lucie Monk Carter

Memories of a Louisiana ghost town more

Jul 25, 2017 10:30 AM History

Sustainability joins flavor as a key concern for chefs choosing seafood more

Jul 25, 2017 9:45 AM Restaurants

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Wikimedia user NBonawitz

The cicada killer wasp uses horror movie tactics on its prey more

Jul 25, 2017 9:01 AM Knowing Nature

Recently discovered along the Red River, this canoe predates European settlement more

Jul 24, 2017 4:07 PM History

This May, nine LSU students conducted research in a coastal village in Mozambique, as part of a new course in Coastal African Field Studies. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:56 AM Knowing Nature

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Courtesy of Galveston CVB

Five ways to experience the island, for each variety of vacationer more

Jun 26, 2017 4:00 PM Getaways