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Wendy Wilson Billiot

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Captain Wendy is a U.S. Coast Guard Licensed captain and owner of Wetland Tour & Guide Service and Camp Dularge.  She offers educational wetland eco-tours and fishing charters for families and women.  She has become known for her blog called Bayou Woman: Life in the Louisiana Wetlands.  As a tour guide, freelance writer, photographer, and radio/TV show guest, she is fast becoming a household name on the outdoor scene.

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Photo by Flickr user Jitze Couperus.

The Louisiana Black Bear's journey from children's toy to endangered species and back again. more

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Cayenne

Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

Coastal Louisiana's bottlenose dolphins are easily spotted 
along Grand Isle's sandy beaches more

Feb 22, 2017 1:33 PM Knowing Nature

Blue Crab

Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

More than meets the mouth more

Aug 29, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Banana Lily

Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

How to tell the difference more

Jun 24, 2016 12:00 AM Gardening

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Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

Often confused for blackberries more

Mar 23, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Kathy Rhodes.

The highly spreadable, not so edible, invasive more

Feb 23, 2016 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

The gift that keeps on giving more

Nov 23, 2015 12:00 AM Gardening

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Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

Fruit of the vine more

Aug 24, 2015 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

Short bloom with a long history more

Jun 23, 2015 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo courtesy of ORA Technologies, Inc.

Getting to know the business end of our favorite bivalve more

Jan 23, 2015 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

Beasts of the Southern waterways more

Oct 27, 2014 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

This native palm heals, shelters, feeds, and beautifies more

Aug 25, 2014 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

Stuffed, woven, mixed, and twisted, this native plant is better than sliced bread more

Apr 25, 2014 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

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Photo by Wendy Wilson Billiot

The resilient sentinels of the Louisiana wetlands more

Jan 28, 2014 12:00 AM Knowing Nature

One might not think that an activity like fishing would lend itself to a study in sociology, but just take a ride down Louisiana Highway 1 South to Grand Isle and see for yourself. There you will find the new and improved Grand Isle Brid... more

Jul 2, 2013 12:00 AM Outdoor Adventures