Environment

10:08am

Thu January 12, 2012
Local

Refuge opens "green" visitor's center focused on education

U.S. Rep. John Fleming (R-Shreveport) speaks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Red River National Wildlife Refuge's $3.8 million visitor and education center.

The Red River National Wildlife Refuge's new 9,000-square-foot facility will be a launch pad for refuge activities, including hiking, bird watching and berry picking. Officials say thousands of schoolchildren will use the refuge's new educational wing.

10:02am

Wed January 4, 2012
Local

Shreveport museum launches fundraising blitz

At the heart of the 1921 pump house are two crank-and-flywheel high service engines.
McNeill Street Pumping Station Preservation Society

The McNeill Street Pumping Station has launched an emergency fundraising campaign to stay open this year.

9:59am

Tue December 6, 2011
Local

Rain brings slight relief to major drought

A rain-soaked LSU Shreveport campus after two days of wet weather.

The National Weather Service in Shreveport says recent rains will make a small but significant impact on the drought plaguing the Ark-La-Tex.

9:47am

Tue November 22, 2011
Local

Louisiana beekeepers set to meet in Pineville

The Louisiana Beekeepers Association is marking a half-century of honey production in the state at its annual convention in Pineville, December 2-3.

10:08am

Fri November 18, 2011
Science

Biologists study mercury contamination in Caddo Lake

A team of Texas biologists has found that some fish in Caddo Lake show signs of liver damage that may be linked to mercury pollution.

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