August 25, 2019

Bayou-Diversity (25 August 2019)  One night not long ago I was surprised to hear scratching noises on my bathroom window, especially since that window is on the second story of my house.  A flashlight revealed the culprit to be a raccoon, one that is known to us as she...

August 11, 2019

Bayou-Diversity (11 August 2019)  At the turn of the 20th century, Louisiana's vast natural resources in the form of virgin forests and teeming wildlife were besieged by commercial interests and others lacking environmental mores.  In this state of diminishing wilderne...

August 4, 2019

Bayou-Diversity (4 August 2019)  Freshwater mussels are a little known but critical component of the biodiversity of Louisiana bayous, streams, and rivers.  Related to the much sought after oysters of the coastal area, freshwater mussels in Louisiana are not usually co...

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