Dragonflies

Dragonflies

 These prehistoric creatures still roam the earth today, only a bit smaller. They used to be about 2 feet wingtip to wingtip. These insects start as aquatic nymphs, living off smaller larva and insects.  It has an amazing lower jaw that shoots out, captures prey with...
Osprey nesting on Cane Bayou

Osprey nesting on Cane Bayou

Now nearing the end of May, visitors on our kayak tours can view several young osprey as they jostle about their parent’s nest.   Located about midway to Lake Pontchartrain, the conspicuous nest is almost over the bayou, in a sturdy dead cypress tree.   One of our...

2017 Moonlight Paddles

Our Moonlight Paddles are one of our most popular events for locals in the New Orleans area.  Here is a list of the dates for our Moonlight Paddles coming up this year: Feburary 4: Manchac Swamp March 11: Cane Bayou April 8: Cane Bayou May 6: Cane Bayou June 3:...

Byron’s 2017 Outdoor Calendar

January 2017 Thu 13th          Planting of bald cypress seedlings in the Lake Maurepas area.  Volunteer with Coalition for the Restoration of Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and or Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation...
Not so Winter…

Not so Winter…

Here in South Louisiana, our winter has not been too cold.  We had a cold snap but mostly it’s been a mild winter.  Since it has not been too cold, the wildlife has been out and about.  Our kayak and canoe trips have been seeing a good bit of wild life on our...
Twilight Adventure

Twilight Adventure

Adventure does not start until something goes wrong. What started out as a typical Twilight Paddle turned into an unexpected Adventure.  Our Twilight Paddles usually start about 2 hours before sunset.  Summers in South Louisiana are always hot with a summer shower...