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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

“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

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Paul Kieu

Bringing together tips and experiences from my own fond memories and those of friends, family, and Mardi Gras long-timers, we hope to show people from all over the state—hell, all over the world—how to come be a part of our grande fête in Mamou. more

Jan 25, 2018 2:00 PM People & Places

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Bill Lang for LouisianaNorthshore.com

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

Dec 22, 2017 9:14 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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Lucie Monk Carter

In flight over Ascension Parish with Al Muir of Bear Creek Balloons more

Sep 26, 2017 12:08 PM Outdoor Adventures

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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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Courtesy Kit Almerico

Seventy years on a motorcycle and counting for Norco-born doctor more

Jul 25, 2017 10:03 AM Outdoor Adventures

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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

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Photo by Brian Baiamonte

You're either born with it, or you're not more

Apr 21, 2017 2:35 PM Outdoor Adventures

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Courtesy of Pass Christian Main Street Foundation

A Mississippi Gulf weekend with Hotel Whiskey, Sazerac Square, and other coastal charms more

Mar 23, 2017 4:07 PM Getaways

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John Laudun.

John Laudun's patchwork history is practically magic more

Mar 23, 2017 1:10 PM Literature

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Alan Vernon via Flickr

In the right hands, fear of bears can be a powerful motivational tool. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:42 AM 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

Feb 22, 2017 3:33 PM Outdoor Adventures

Sunset Over Lake Pontchartrain

Photo courtesy of LouisianaNorthshore.com

Romance on the water more

Jan 25, 2017 11:40 AM

Tent Camping

Photo by Frank McMains

Escape to the wilderness more

Jan 25, 2017 10:25 AM Outdoor Adventures