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Another Haul

Lewis Island in Lambertville, New Jersey, is the site of the Lewis Fishery, the last haul seine American shad fishery on the nontidal Delaware River. The Lewis family has fished in the same spot since ...

The Old Pro Turkey Hunter

By Gene Nunnery
Foreword by Michael O. Giles
Categories: Mississippi

During his life, Gene Nunnery was recognized as a master turkey hunter and an artisan who crafted unique, almost irresistible turkey calls. In The Old Pro Turkey Hunter, the vaunted sportsman shares over ...

Fannye Cook

Mississippi Chapter of The Wildlife Society Outstanding Book

Conservationist Fannye Cook (1889-1964) was the most widely known scientist in Mississippi and was nationally known as the go-to person for ...

Fragile Grounds

Recipient of a 2018 Preserve Louisiana Award and a 2018 Coastal Stewardship Award

Fragile Grounds compiles stories and photographs of endangered cemeteries throughout Louisiana's coastal zone and beyond. ...

Swamp Rat

Theodore G. Manno traces the history of nutria from their natural range in South America to their status as an invasive species known for destroying the environmentally and economically important wetlands ...

Beyond Control

Beyond Control reveals the Mississippi as a waterway of change, unnaturally confined by ever-larger levees and control structures. During the great flood of 1973, the current scoured a hole beneath the ...

Ain't There No More

Winner of the 2018 Louisiana Literary Award given by the Louisiana Library Association

For centuries, outlanders have openly denigrated Louisiana's coastal wetlands residents and their stubborn refusal ...

Teche

Recipient of a 2017 Book of the Year Award presented by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

Shane K. Bernard's Teche examines this legendary waterway of the American Deep South. Bernard delves into ...

The Land of Rowan Oak

By Ed Croom
Afterword by Donald M. Kartiganer
Categories: Photography

The plants and landscape at Rowan Oak are the "little postage stamp of soil" that William Faulkner owned, walked, and tended for over thirty years during the writing of many of his short stories and novels. ...

The Geology of Mississippi

The Geology of Mississippi is an encyclopedic work by authors with extensive experience in Mississippi's surface geology mapping program. It brings together published work, unpublished work from agency ...