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Terry L. Jones

Dr. Terry L. Jones is professor emeritus of history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe who has received numerous awards for his Civil War books and outdoor articles.

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Department of Agriculture

Early settlers in Louisiana had to contend with frequent log jams clogging up vital streams Read more

Knowing Nature

When the French arrived in Louisiana, they encountered ingenious hunters Read more

Outdoor Adventures

In the nineteenth century, Alexandria's major waterway was barely passable Read more

Knowing Nature

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Jennifer R. Trotter

A glimpse at some Native hunting methods Read more

History

Commonsense tips to avoid getting lost this hunting season Read more

Knowing Nature

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Henley Quadling

Getting intel on the Red River Read more

Outdoor Adventures

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Henley Quadling

Taming Louisiana’s second-largest stream Read more

Knowing Nature

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Lucie Monk Carter

Surviving road trips and still being on talking terms at the end requires a routine Read more

Getaways

The Louisiana roots of Texas' first capital Read more

History

Before Cadillac was a car, its namesake was an unpopular governor of colonial Louisiana Read more

History

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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. Read more

History

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

The first federal law to protect wildlife, the Lacey Act helped curb the market hunters’ activities by prohibiting the interstate transportation of venison and other wild game. Read more

Knowing Nature

The collapse of the Louisiana deer population Read more

Knowing Nature

Natchitoches Fish Hatchery launches a restocking program for the Alligator Snapping Turtle Read more

Knowing Nature

Sportsmen often imagine hunting deer long ago when the land was wild and untouched by modern civilization. However, if they did have the proverbial time machine they might just be surprised at what they’d find. Read more

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. Read more

Knowing Nature

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Jeff Nelson, Stormwarning Photography via Flickr

Louisiana's original constitution was written in a bar and largely copied from other sources. Read more

History

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

History

Enjoy the water, but watch out for rip tides, jellyfish, and—sea serpents? That’s right! If newspapers are to be believed, there are some strange creatures swimming around out there. Read more

History