Nature & Outdoors


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Over 170 years ago the Arkansas Wild Man terrified residents of that state. The first published report in 1846 claimed a footprint was discovered in eastern Arkansas that measured 22 inches. more



C.C. Lockwood

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

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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

People & Places


Lucie Monk Carter

Sitting down with the man behind the Southern Garden Symposium ahead of its thirtieth anniversary more



Lucie Monk Carter

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



Lucie Monk Carter

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



Photo courtesy Maison Madeleine

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

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

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Cheryl Gerber

Keeping bees is easier than you think more

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“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

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Wendy Wilson Billiot

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

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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


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

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A deadly disease might be preying on your prey more

Outdoor Adventures

Bill Lang for

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

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The collapse of the Louisiana deer population more

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Wendy Billiott

He glides and gallops, too more

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