Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 29, 2012 – Bird banding at Peveto Woods

The end of the Yellow Rails and Rice Festival included one more banding opportunity a little bit further west and south.  I left Jennings before dawn and was almost to Hwy 82 when the sun finally began to rise.   … Continue reading

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October 25 thru 28, 2012 – Yellow Rails and Rice Festival in Jennings, La

More than a bird festival, the Yellow Rails and Rice Festival (YRARF), combines birding with rice farming and Cajun culture.  Organized by Donna Dittmann and Steve Cardiff, this festival is top notch – full of activities and well organized.  I … Continue reading

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October 16, 2012 – Tree Planting at Big Mar in Plaquemines Parish, La

I recently had the opportunity to volunteer with the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation.  The project involved planting Bald Cypress, Tupelo, and Green Ash trees at Big Mar in Plaquemines Parish, LA. The volunteers … Continue reading

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October 7, 2012 – Avery Island

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October 5, 2012 – Island Hopping

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September 23 and October 11, 2012 – Volunteer Planting with BTNEP at Raccoon Island

September 23, 2012 October 11, 2012

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