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Inherit the Atchafalaya

Greg Guirard

Inherit the Atchafalaya

by Greg Guirard

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Published by Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Lafayette, LA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology -- Louisiana -- Atchafalaya River Watershed,
  • Swamp ecology -- Louisiana -- Atchafalaya River Watershed,
  • Boats and boating -- Louisiana -- Atchafalaya River Watershed,
  • Atchafalaya River Watershed (La.) -- Pictorial works,
  • Atchafalaya River Watershed (La.) -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGreg Guirard, C. Ray Brassieur ; Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsBrassieur, C. Ray., Louisiana. Dept. of Natural Resources., University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Center for Louisiana Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF504.L8 G85 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17161768M
    ISBN 101887366768
    LC Control Number2007007909

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Inherit the Atchafalaya by Greg Guirard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Co-sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Inherit the Atchafalaya includes a page introduction to the culture, history, and folklife of the Atchafalaya by noted cultural anthropologist C.

Ray Brassieur, comprehensive maps of the Atchafalaya Basin, a historical timeline of Basin development, several profiles of south Louisiana boat styles and boat builders, a /5(4).

Born inGreg Guirard moved, with his extended family, to the western edge of the Atchafalaya Basin in St. Martin Parish. Greg was two years old at this time, and while he moved to other places (Belize, Costa Rica, North Carolina, Virginia), and traveled extensively within /5(5).

Co-sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, Inherit the Atchafalaya includes a page introduction to the culture, history, and folklife of the Atchafalaya by noted cultural anthropologist C.

Ray Brassieur, comprehensive maps of the Atchafalaya Basin, a historical timeline of Basin development, several profiles of south Louisiana boat styles and boat builders, a. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Greg Guirard (–) was a photographer and nature writer on the Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin and Cajun culture. His works were focused on the Atchafalaya landscape, its flora and fauna, and its human population. His life and works were dedicated to nature preservation, inspired by other prominent environmentalists such as Thoreau or John :Southwest Louisiana, Acadiana, USA.

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It flows south, just west of the Mississippi River, and is the fifth largest river in North America, by discharge. The name "Atchafalaya" comes from Choctaw for "long river", from hachcha, "river", and falaya Country: United States.

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