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Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued a notice that effective May 15 the state of Louisiana will enter Phase 1 for reopening that will last until June 5, the next update on reopening will be on June 1. Many businesses and events have adjusted to accommodate patrons during this time. View Updates

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John K. Flores

John K. Flores is an award winning columnist, freelance writer, author and photographer having published hundreds of articles and photographs in and about the bayou state, dealing with a wide range of topics from fishing to hunting, birding and conservation.  Flores’ columns currently appear in the Morgan City Daily Review, Franklin Banner-Tribune and online at www.stmarynow.com.  He is also a contributing writer for the popular Louisiana Sportsman Magazine. You can find his work on www.gowiththeflooutdoors.com

Catching the Spring Bird Migration

Each year on my birthday, which happens to coincide with the peak of the spring bird migration, my spouse and I travel the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road. Starting in Sulphur, we travel LA-27 to Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, to Johnson Bayou and Peveto Woods, Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary…

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Spring Bird Migration in Lake Charles

Roseate Spoonbills are abundant in Southwest Louisiana. This picture was taken during a Grosse Savanne Eco-tour. Photo by John K. Flores By the end of February, halfway into the six weeks of remaining winter the groundhog forecasts for northerners, the winds begin to shift from…

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