Blog Archives

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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A Milestone for Sportsman’s Paradise

Recently, our Sportsman’s Paradise made history by breaking ground on the single largest habitat restoration project in US history. The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion will reconnect the Mississippi River with its wetlands and build up to 27 square miles of habitat in Barataria Basin. Continue reading

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Going Coastally Crazy

Recreational fishing is a popular pastime in Louisiana, annually attracting thousands of tourists and locals. However, habitat degradation and loss of critical wetlands, estuaries and marshes is making it more challenging for recreational fishermen to catch two of our favorite … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather Rockefeller Together

Teal and geese take flight at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in southwest Louisiana. Continue reading

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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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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

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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In Defense of Youth Hunts

There’s something special about the hunt being 100% about the child. Continue reading

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Seeing is Believing When it Comes to Restoring Coastal Louisiana

This month’s “Coastal Connections” event was hosted by VP Sporting Council member Ryan Lambert in Buras, La and brought together more than a 100 people to learn about the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. Continue reading

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