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August 2017

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Lucie Monk Carter

In their three gone-in-a-flash hours at Knock Knock, they had climbed, danced, painted, crafted, constructed, tinkered, sorted, measured, counted, and engaged in all sorts of pretend play and open-ended goodness. Read more

People & Places

Wives are imported, acorns are eaten, and, naturally, a Petticoat Rebellion follows Read more

History

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James Carey

Primitive camping on Horn Island still kindles artistic spirits Read more

Outdoor Adventures

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Brian Pavlich

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

Outdoor Adventures

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Lucie Monk Carter

Could a return to natural infrastructure save South Louisiana? Read more

Knowing Nature

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Frank McMains

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

Outdoor Adventures

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Lucie Monk Carter

Memories of a Louisiana ghost town Read more

History

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Courtesy Kit Almerico

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

Outdoor Adventures

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

Restaurants

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Lucie Monk Carter

Full circle to White Oak Plantation, and he's making the most of it Read more

Foodways

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Lucie Monk Carter

Gravy, particularly creamy white gravy, has had a surprising sojourn throughout Louisiana history. Read more

Foodways

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Wikimedia user NBonawitz

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

Knowing Nature

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Jacqueline Bishop and Arthur Roger Gallery

Jacqueline Bishop's work conveys the creeping dread she feels as the landscapes upon which we depend yield to human pressure. Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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

History

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Scott Bauer, USDA

An unpleasant incident in a new Volkswagen inspires thought, insurance claims Read more

Knowing Nature

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

Knowing Nature

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James Carey

"Every day was spent waking with the sun, exploring the landscape, and sharing a bonding experience with a group of artists in nature." Read more

Visual & Performing Arts

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Cover art by Ellen Ogden

The literary journal redefines the Southern belle by way of poetry, prose, and visual art Read more

Literature