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Julien Fontenot

A guide to the wild, generous swamp more

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Courtesy of Elifin Realty

Two unusual bursts of mobility this month more

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Caroline Dormon and the Briarwood Nature preserve more

Knowing Nature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Power boats and pirogues may be more the norm on Louisiana waterways, but sailing vessels still ride high in the state’s maritime history more

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Kourtney Zimmerman

Paddling through the eerie beauty of the Amite River more

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Lucie Monk Carter

“In Heaven, every bite has mushroom in it.” more

Foodways

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Wendy Wilson Billiot

Apple snails eat the vegetation until there is no more; then, with a lung that enables them to breathe out of the water, they move onto dry ground to continue feeding. more

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Lucie Monk Carter

US Bicycle Route 90 is a project to identify an official route to guide long-distance cyclists riding the Southern Tier Bicycle Route more

Outdoor Adventures

All year long we’re inviting everyone who has ever opened a copy of Country Roads to share their story with us. more

People & Places

Carol Hallock paints, and paddles, on Bayou Lacombe more

Outdoor Adventures

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Lucie Monk Carter

New Orleans celebrates three-hundred years of maritime history by welcoming Tall Ships America more

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Alexandra Kennon

Performing yoga with goats at Paradigm Gardens in New Orleans more

Knowing Nature

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Richard Elzey via flickr

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

History

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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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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