Pets & Animals


USDA photo by Stephen Ausmus

Waging war against relentless stink bugs Read more

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Brian Maass

Your [Shreveport] Guide to Self-Improvement in 2019 Read more



Brian Pavlich

Heaps to celebrate in 2018—and we couldn't have done it without you Read more

Supper Club


Joseph Baustian, The Nature Conservancy.

The organizations working hard to help Louisiana do an about-face Read more

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A closer look at the voracious nutria Read more

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Lucie Monk Carter

A small group of volunteers makes a big impact for West Feliciana animals Read more

People & Places 1 Comments


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. Read more

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Alexandra Kennon

Performing yoga with goats at Paradigm Gardens in New Orleans Read 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. Read more

People & Places


Photo courtesy Maison Madeleine

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

Supper Club


Cheryl Gerber

Keeping bees is easier than you think Read more

Knowing Nature


Wendy Wilson Billiot

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

History 1 Comments

John Slaughter

Exploring the origins of Louisiana's top dog Read more

House & Home 6 Comments


Photo by Jill Benton Glass

After twenty years of brightening the grounds of Butler Greenwood with his plumage and personality, Humphrey the peacock has flown the coop. Read more

Knowing Nature

A peacock in the yard is worth two police on patrol Read more

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Learn to listen for various species around Baton Rouge Read more

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Brent Wallace

A Stroka Gene-us Alpacas makes their cold-weather creatures commercially viable. Read more

Outdoor Adventures 1 Comments

What's good for the goose is good for the gander ... but not the neighborhoods Read more

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Paul Kieu

Deer urine that delivers Read more

People & Places