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Sporting Council Member Receives Award

Vanishing Paradise Sporting Council member Ryan Lambert was honored this week with the National Wildlife Federation’s 2024 Conservation Leadership Award in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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Smoked Redfish Dip

This delicious recipe was provided by Capt. Ryan Lambert, president of Cajun Fishing Adventures and member of Vanishing Paradise’s Sporting Council. Continue reading

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Louisiana approves the 2025 Coastal Annual Plan

Every year, Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) releases its Coastal Annual Plan for the upcoming fiscal year. This plan roadmaps how and where coastal funding will be used. After receiving approval from the state Legislature, the plan will … Continue reading

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Warren Coco’s Smoked Duck and Strawberry Salad recipe

Try these delicious recipes from Warren Coco and his sister, Arlene. Warren Coco is the owner and founder of GO-DEVIL Manufacturing in Louisiana as well as a member of Vanishing Paradise’s Sporting Council. WARREN COCO’S SMOKED DUCK – Whole plucked … Continue reading


Ça c’est Bon!

From the marsh to the marinade. Out of the swamp and onto the skillet. However you want to plate it, Cook-Off for the Coast is a culinary event like no other that takes aim at simmering down that hard-to-satisfy wild … Continue reading

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Terracing Project at 40 arpent canal

An innovative terracing project is helping turn the tide for wildlife habitat in St. Bernard Parish, just outside of New Orleans. Well-known for its abundance of fish and migratory waterfowl, the area attracts hunters and anglers from near and far, … Continue reading

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Louisiana Legislators Gather for the Coast

Vanishing Paradise and partners host members of the Louisiana delegation of the Congressional Sporting Caucus. Continue reading

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Opinion: An Ounce of Prevention Beats a Pound of Cure

By Wes Higgins, Guest Blogger Did you know that roughly one-third of America’s wildlife currently face an elevated risk of extinction? That nearly 40 percent of our freshwater fish are in trouble? That there are three billion fewer birds in … Continue reading

New Eyes on the Everglades

The Army Corps of Engineers recently broke ground on a key Everglades restoration project. Continue reading

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Bill Cooksey is a Legend (of the Outdoors)

Congratulations to our very own Bill Cooksey on being inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame! Continue reading

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