Nature & Outdoors


C.C. Lockwood

One Lake, a controversial flood control plan along the Upper Pearl River, worries the parishes and counties downstream more

Feb 23, 2018 4:28 PM , Knowing Nature


Wendy Wilson Billiot

Deep in the piney woods of Folsom, Louisiana, at the end of a well-worn dirt road, lies a ten-acre animal rescue sanctuary called Big Sky Ranch. more

Feb 23, 2018 3:20 PM People & Places


Lucie Monk Carter

Hungarian Settlement in Livingston Parish remembers an agricultural, immigrant heritage more

Feb 23, 2018 1:12 PM Foodways


Lucie Monk Carter

Beautiful flowers and magnificent food in a piece of Brazil on the Northshore more

Feb 23, 2018 12:43 PM Restaurants


Photo courtesy Maison Madeleine

A historic French Creole-style house on one of the state’s most spectacular nesting grounds for visiting waterbirds more

Feb 23, 2018 10:51 AM Supper Club

Our March 25 Supper Club includes bird walks, the best in modern Cajun food and music, and a live painting demonstration by one of our favorite wildlife artists more

Feb 23, 2018 10:51 AM Supper Club


Cheryl Gerber

Keeping bees is easier than you think more

Feb 23, 2018 9:47 AM Knowing Nature

“But I felt like we were missing the stories of the people ... that special breed of people who do this for a living and survive off these unique Louisiana resources.” more

Feb 23, 2018 9:18 AM Knowing Nature 1 Comments


Wendy Wilson Billiot

Regarding the eagle’s moral character, Ben Franklin was wrong more

Jan 24, 2018 12:55 PM Knowing Nature

Bigfoot, a.k.a. Sasquatch, is not confined to the Pacific Northwest. He has been reported on every continent except Antarctica, and some believe he is right here in Louisiana. more

Jan 23, 2018 2:00 PM History

The first federal law to protect wildlife, the Lacey Act helped curb the market hunters’ activities by prohibiting the interstate transportation of venison and other wild game. more

Jan 10, 2018 11:41 AM Knowing Nature

A deadly disease might be preying on your prey more

Dec 22, 2017 9:23 AM Outdoor Adventures

Bill Lang for

At Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, fall fires are just what the doctor ordered more

Dec 22, 2017 9:14 AM Knowing Nature

The collapse of the Louisiana deer population more

Nov 22, 2017 2:49 PM Knowing Nature


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


Kourtney Zimmerman

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

Oct 24, 2017 12:13 PM , Getaways


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