Programs by Genre - Nature

10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Capitol Park Museum, First Floor Meeting Room
Amphibians & Reptiles of Louisiana: An Identification and Reference Guide
Jeff Boundy and John L. Carr

11:15 a.m. to Noon
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 5
East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography
Russell Lord

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 3
Wet and Wild: The Destructive Power of Water

Carl A. Brasseaux and Donald W. Davis, Ain’t There No More: Louisiana’s Disappearing Coastal Plain
James F. Barnett Jr., Beyond Control: The Mississippi River’s New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico
with Robert Mann, moderator

12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Capitol Park Museum, First Floor Meeting Room
Swamp Rat: The Story of Dixie’s Nutria Invasion
Theodore G. Manno

1:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 5
Garden Legacy

Florence Jumonville explores this sumptuously illustrated survey that accords the French-American tradition of landscape design and horticultural study its rightful place in transatlantic cultural history.

2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
State Capitol Building, Senate Committee Room E
A Farewell to Ice: A Report from the Arctic

Peter Wadhams and moderator David Johnson discuss this sober but urgent and engaging book. Based on five decades of research and observation, it provides a haunting and unsparing look at the melting ice caps, and what their disappearance will mean.

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
State Capitol Building, Senate Committee Room A
The Louisiana Urban Gardener: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Vegetables and Herbs
Katheryn K. Fontenot

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