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Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act

report (to accompany S. 204)

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana,
  • Atchafalaya National Heritage Area (La.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 109th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 109-5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14546976M
    OCLC/WorldCa58807640


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Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Established inthe Atchafalaya National Heritage Area stretches across 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana. It is among the most culturally rich and ecologically varied regions in the United States, home to the widely recognized Cajun culture as well as a diverse population of European, African, Caribbean and Native-American descent.

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Maps in PDF format. • National Park Service affiliate • "Passport to Your National Parks" Program. The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is made up of 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana.

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act book was designated by Congress in as a region with significant natural, scenic, cultural, historical and recreational resources and offers a unique blend of European, African, Caribbean and. Atchafalaya National Heritage Area - Atchafalaya River Hwy, Butte La Rose, Louisiana - Rated based on 10 Reviews "Awesome place to stop /5(10).

The Mississippi River drainage basin is the fourth largest in the world, exceeded only by the watersheds of the Amazon, Congo and Nile rivers. The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, America’s Foreign Country.

Our country’s landscape is rich and mysterious. It is filled with twisting bayous, rivers and America’s largest river swamp. We have fields of sugar cane and cotton, ancient live oaks and towering cypress. Established inthe Atchafalaya National Heritage Area stretches across 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana.

Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act book It is among the most culturally rich and ecologically varied regions in the U.S.

This area is home to the widely recognized Cajun culture as well as a diverse population of European, African, Caribbean and Native-American descent.

Trail Safety. The Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail is made up of more than 50 trail sites in varying landscapes throughout the parish Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. Some sites are located in populated areas and others are more remote. Each site has an informational kiosk, and select locations offer additional opportunities for outdoor.

Calendar No. 12 th Congress Report SENATE 1st Session ===== ATCHAFALAYA NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA ACT _____ Febru Ordered to be printed _____ Mr.

Domenici, from the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, submitted the following R E P O R T [To accompany S. ] The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, to which was referred the bill (S.

) to. The Atchafalaya Basin stretches from the Baton Rouge area miles south to the coast of Louisiana. It is the nation's largest river swamp, containing almost one million acres of vibrant bottomland hardwoods, swamps, bayous, and backwater lakes.

In this ecologically significant area, estimates show that close to 22 million pounds of crawfish is commercially harvested annually. Oct 8, H.R. (th). To establish the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, Louisiana, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Louisiana Heritage - Now a NPS area Louisiana is home to few areas which the National Park Service manages, but this large area (14 parishes) is expansive and representative of much of Louisiana. There are many acres in urban areas, but it hasn't detracted from the concept.4/5(2).

Get this from a library. Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act: report (to accompany S. [United States. Congress.

Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.]. The word Atchafalaya derives from the Choctaw term hacha falaia, meaning "long river". Atchafalaya may refer to. Atchafalaya River, Louisiana, U.S. Atchafalaya Basin or Atchafalaya Swamp, wetlands surrounding the lower part of the Atchafalaya River, Louisiana.

Atchafalaya Basin Bridge; Atchafalaya Swamp Freeway, a portion of Interstate 10 in Louisiana that includes the bridge. The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress.

At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics. The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area—America’s Foreign Country—comprises 14 parishes of unparalleled natural beauty in south-central Louisiana.

This book is about a couple of young people who decide to go into the swamp in the s to try to re-create the lifestyle of their grandparents in the Atchafalaya Swamp of Louisiana.

It was a nice book, the descriptions were poetic; but, it seemed to me to be lacking in the meat-and-potatoes department/5(65). The Atchafalaya Basin, or Atchafalaya Swamp (/ ə ˌ tʃ æ f ə ˈ l aɪ ə /; Louisiana French: L'Atchafalaya, [latʃafalaˈja]), is the largest wetland and swamp in the United d in south central Louisiana, it is a combination of wetlands and river delta area where the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf of Mexico converge.

The river stretches from near Simmesport in the north. Atchafalaya National Heritage Area in Louisiana. Through the Passport to Your National Parks© program, coordinated by America's National Parks, a National Park Service partner, you can collect free cancellation stamps at cancellation stations in national parks and NPS-affliated areas pads and stamps are usually located in a park or area's visitor centers, gift shops, or.

He is the Iberville Parishrepresentative onthe Lt. Governors, Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Trace Commission. Since his retirement in he has given several dozen presentations and lectures on the history, heritage and folklife of the Atchafalaya Basin.

Affiliations. Visitor Activities The Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge’s mix of scenic bayous, owbox lakes, swamps, and bottomland hardwood forest is a great place to hunt, fish. The interested reader, can read my book ‘Heritage of the Atchafalaya, A Cultural and Natural History of the Atchafalaya Basin’ and the National Geographic, vol.no.

3 (September,) for an article on the Atchafalaya. They provide additional information of how the Atchafalaya Basin evolved. – A Bittersweet Era of the Basin. With a story around every bend and music from every corner, the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area is an ever-changing landscape that provides an endless source of education and entertainment.

Visitors can explore the complex river swamp eco-system by foot, fan-boat, horse-back, bike or car and witness more than 85 species of fish, species.

Neotropical Migrants. Spring migration brings color and song to the bottomland hardwood forests and wetlands in the Refuge. Visit in April or May for the best birding.

The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, with the support of the Louisiana Office of Tourism, hosted an exhibit Feb. 9 at the Destination & Travel Foundation Gala in Washington D.C. A commemorative book honoring the people and places that make this heritage area so unique will also be unveiled at the celebration.

Music is the Reason. The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, also known as America's Foreign Country, is a mile region of rivers, swamps, prairies, marshes and coastline. Enjoy swamp tours, paddling, biking and birding. Tour historic sites and museums to learn the history that unfolded here.

Created by Governor Foster inbefore Atchafalaya National Heritage Area gained national designation, individuals and groups throughout the region organized and presented events that reflected the culture and natural resources of Atchafalaya. America's Foreign Country.

The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area covers 14 of 64 parishes in the heart of Louisiana. An American-Indian word, "Atchafalaya" (ah-CHA-fa-LIE-ah) means long ished inthe Atchafalaya National Heritage Area stretches across 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana.

It is among the most culturally rich and ecologically varied regions in the United States, home to the widely recognized Cajun culture as well as a diverse population of European, African, Caribbean and.

3 amazing things about the Atchafalaya Basin. visit the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area’s website, Those images inspired the title of photographer and activist Greg Guirard's book.

This scavenger hunt guides students through the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area's History & Culture, Regions & Parishes Education Resource, Part 3 of their curriculum guide. It is intended for grades. The scavenger hunt includes fill in the blank, true/false, and matching activities along with project ideas.

Wildlife Areas. DUE TO HIGH WATER, TRAILS AND BOAT LAUNCHES MAY BE CLOSED. TRAILS AND BOAT LAUNCHES MAY BE DAMAGED DUE TO HIGH WATER. Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge Boardwalk. Willow St, Franklin, LA VIEW MAP. Morgan City. Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area.

VIEW MAP. Phone: Email: [email protected] It is found on the eastern edge of the Atchafalaya River Basin and is part of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. The climate of Bayou Pigeon is mild with less than three months of winter.

Annual rainfall is approximately 60 inches. The cypress/tupelo swamp is abounding in Spanish moss and wild game. Calendar LA Indian Heritage Association Powwow Art Gumbo Market El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia Celebrating Louisiana's Spanish heritage View Full Calendar Upper Region Between 2 Rivers Region Bayou Teche Corridor Region.

A Native American word, "Atchafalaya" (ah-CHA-fa-LIE-ah) means long river. Established inthe Atchafalaya National Heritage Area stretches across 14 parishes in south-central Louisiana. Both a place and a concept, the heritage area is culturally rich and ecologically varied. It is home to Cajun culture, as well as a diverse population of European, African, Caribbean and.

"Like" Whiskeytown National Recreation Area on Facebook to stay connected. Attending a ranger-led program is a great way for families and friends to learn about the natural and cultural history of Whiskeytown NRA while participating in fun and exciting outdoor activities.

The Atchafalaya River delta [microform] Louisiana's real estate proposal for the Atchafalaya Basin; Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge [electronic resource] Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act [microform]: report (to accompany S.

) Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Act [microform]: report (to accompany S. 13 parishes that comprise the basin. The Atchafalaya Heritage Trace Commission, which oversees the trace heritage program, is seeking federal designation of the Atchafalaya Basin as a National Heritage Area based upon the unique culture and diverse ecosystems existing in the : Mitchell W Coffman.

Surrounded by the waters of Bayou Teche, Atchafalaya River, and the Atchafalaya Swamp Basin, the Cajun Coast in St. Mary Parish is known for its natural splendor and “road less traveled” atmosphere. Spend a beautiful spring day exploring the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area or winding along the Bayou Teche Scenic Byway.

A National Heritage Area commemorates, conserves and promotes areas that include important natural, scenic, historic, cultural and recreational resources. Louisiana currently has two NHAs: the Cane River National Heritage Area and the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. The National Park Service definition for a national heritage area is as follows: “A ‘National Heritage Area’ is a place designed by Congress where natural, cultural, historic and scenic resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally distinct landscape arising from patterns of human activity shaped by geography.Congressmen Charlie Dent (R-PA) and Paul Tonko (D-NY), visited the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) on April Dent and Tonko are the Co-Chairs of National Heritage Area Congressional Caucus.

They toured several D&L Trail towns, including Slatington and Walnutport. Their trip culminated at Lehigh Gap Nature Center.