Category: Upcoming Activities

  • Basin Planning Meetings

    Two governmental groups with responsibilities in the Atchafalaya Basin will meet in early November to work on plans for the future of the area. The Atchafalaya Trace Commission will hold it’s regular bi-monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at 1:00 PM at the Capital Park Welcome Center. The Trace Commission is the managing authority…

  • Come Out for Bayou Teche

    Cajuns for Bayou Teche Presents: A benefit to aid in the clean up of Bayou Teche. Battle for the Bayou: Café Des Amis in Pont Breaux, LA October 29, 2009 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Complimentary Wine Tasting/ Hors d’hourves at 6:00 p.m. Live Music by: Bon Soir Catin, David Greely, & Drew Landry Contact:…

  • Atchafalaya NGO Forum

    On September 3, 2009, at 4:00 PM, in the Auditorium of the Louisiana Arts and Science Museum, 100 S River Road in Baton Rouge, a special public meeting will be held. The Friends of the Atchafalaya will present a public forum on the future of the Atchafalaya Basin. Talk with representatives of National Audubon Society,…

  • October is Atchafalaya Month

    It’s official ! Governor Jindal has officially proclaimed October as Atchafalaya Month! Get ready for Experience Atchafalaya Days in Atchafalaya Month in Louisiana. Go to for details.

  • Public Hearing Dates Released

    According to an email update from the Atchafalaya Basin Program, the dates for the August hearings to collect recommendations for 2011 Basin Program project idea have been updated. I have not seen a post on the APB Web page yet but you should find something there soon.

  • Experience Atchafalaya Days

    Friends of the Atchafalaya, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, and the Louisiana Office of Tourism are planning Experience Atchafalaya Days for the month of October 2009. If you are interested in hosting or participating in an event, you can go to EAD2009 Alert! If you want your event or sponsorship to be included in…

  • July Basin Meetings

    The Atchafalaya Basin Program schedule shows a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting on July 1, a Research and Promotion Board meeting on July 15, and a Wood Stork Birding event on July 19.

  • Fryling at Jones Creek Library

    Our own board member Charlie Fryling of the LSU Landscape Architecture Department, the Atchafalaya info man for the Sierra Club, the Audubon Society, the Friends, and other conservation organizations, will present his photographic images of the Basin at the Jones Creek Regional Library in June. Charlie will also present a program on the animal and…

  • DNR/TNC To Sign Agreement

    News Advisory from the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources – May 12, 2009 Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, The Nature Conservancy of Louisiana to sign agreement on Friday, May 15

  • Tourism Week Update

    The Tourism Week events started today at the Butte LaRose Welcome Center with a focus on St. Martin Parish. The Sherriff’s department cooked red beans, Mullate’s cooked jambalaya, McGee’s cooked fried alligator, Crawfish Town USA had bread pudding, and there was cous-cous out on the porch (sorry, i missed who was cooking that.)