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Halloween Hike at Abita Creek’s “Missing Link”

Nature is providing the tricks this Halloween… flesh-eating pitcher plants in their fall colors, green lynx spiders lying in wait, and other wonders of the natural world, in a beautiful Autumn landscape. This year, our annual Fall Hike will be even more special! We have access to a premier spot at The Nature Conservancy’s Abita

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2023 Paddle + Birding Trip at the Maurepas Swamp Preserve

UPDATE: This trip is now full and we are working on getting more canoes so more people can participate! If you would like to join the waitlist, email info@landla.org with the subject line ‘2023 Paddle Trip Waitlist,’ including the number of people in your party in the email. Join us on April 2 for a

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3rd Annual Fall Hike at the Abita Flatwoods

OCT. 8 FALL HIKE AT ABITA CREEK IS FULL! WE CAN NO LONGER TAKE REGISTRATIONS. Cooler temperatures call for a morning hike among the longleaf pine stands of Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve – a beautiful place for wandering along the boardwalks and exploring native plants of the Northshore. We will be expertly guided by botanist/ecologist

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Yoga in the Sunflowers

Register today for Yoga in the Sunflowers at Pine Knoll Farm! Join Land Trust for Louisiana and Downtown Yoga as we find healing and wellness in nature. You are invited to join us for a healing Flow-Vinyasa class with instructor Brenna Barzenick, of Downtown Yoga Hammond. Breathe freely and deeply in the beauty of Louisiana’s

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Spring 2022 Paddle at Maurepas Swamp Preserve

Join us on June 5 for a paddle on the Maurepas Swamp Preserve! Explore this beautiful wetland forest and see firsthand how the wetland habitat provides a crucial shelter for birds and other wildlife, while contributing to the health and resiliency of coastal Louisiana. Register today! We’ll be guided by expert birders and naturalists: Byron

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For the Love of Land

Volunteers needed Valentine’s Day Weekend to help us show love to Cherokee Beach! Register here. Thousands of families in Tangipahoa Parish and beyond remember Cherokee Beach as a popular camping and tubing site on the Tangipahoa River. The Land Trust is now working with the current owners and local universities to conserve this wonderful property

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Cindy reflects on 2021

Dear Friends of the Land Trust, As challenging as 2021 has been at times, it has still been a year of big accomplishments for our small but mighty team. We were able to accomplish a number of important milestones this past year, including: Closing on an additional 300 acres of conservation property.Entering into seven new

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Join Us For a Spooky Halloween Walk in Louisiana’s Savanna

Early morning mists… creepy crawlies… shimmering webs and flesh-eating plants… a Longleaf pine savanna is the perfect place to start off your Halloween weekend! Join us for a walking tour of the Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve, led by our Land Protection Specialist, Nelwyn McInnis. We hope you come in costume! Oct. 309-11:30 AMRegistration required The

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Paddling for Preservation will be Sunday, October 9th

Land Trust for Louisiana and Canoe & Trail Adventures will co-host this exciting canoe and kayak adventure! Treat yourself to a day of relaxation while paddling and floating down the beautiful Bogue Falaya River. We are exploring a new route this year as we paddle the Bogue Falaya River’s meandering course and modest currents along

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Why the Live Oak Farm ALE program is important for Louisiana

Land Trust for Louisiana has some fantastic news to share about a project we’ve been working on for many years now: the final easement paperwork for Live Oak Farm in Vermilion Parish is officially signed! This ensures that nearly 6,000 acres of prime rice land will be preserved in perpetuity, protecting wildlife and a way

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Supporting Conservation Stories Across Louisiana

Mr. Ellis’s Story — Ruston, Louisiana “I’m doing it for my grandson.” Mr. Ellis has spent the entirety of his 80-some years on the property his grandfather bought in north Louisiana generations ago. A lover of this land, he has grown crops, raised chickens, fished the pond, and watched small saplings grow into giants. He

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