One Extraordinary Spider

Dolomedes tenebrosus derives its name from the Greek for “wily” and the Latin for “dark.”  We call this three-inch spider, one of the largest in Louisiana, the dark fishing spider. The conniving arachnid can be found lurking in the swamps, on … Continue reading

NO 2017 ALLIGATOR SEASON!

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At least in much of Terrebonne Parish: An official from a major local land company and holder of hundreds of hunting leases in Terrebonne Parish, announced today that due to the rumors that the going price per foot for big … Continue reading

Don’t let them go!

On a date? Off to college? Off to war? No, I’m not talking about your children here.  I’m talking about those cute little fishes that you or child just had to have for the aquarium.  In this case, I’m talking … Continue reading

Prothonotary Warbler Project – Continued

Readers:  Thanks so much for reading the previous article about this project and for expressing your desire to know more about what we’re doing and how we’re doing it. Using a series of photos accumulated thus far over the past six … Continue reading

Prothonotary Warbler Project

The prothonotary warbler derives its name from ancient Catholic scribes who were said to wear bright yellow hoods, which these cute little warblers appear to be wearing.  As opportunistic as they are brilliant yellow, these eastern warblers are just a … Continue reading