Paul Link, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ North American Waterfowl Management plan coordinator, holds a banded specklebelly goose. The department is studying habitat use, movements, immigration and emigration, fidelity to wintering areas of specklebellies. (Photo by Claudette Olivier)
They fly by your house, and they honk.
No, they aren’t friends and neighbors greeting you as they travel on your street — they are migrating geese.
Of the species of geese that midwinter in Louisiana, specklebellies are visiting the state in dwindling numbers.
BATON ROUGE — Thousands of Louisianians watched as a new chapter in Louisiana’s history began to be written on Monday, January 11, 2016.
LAFAYETTE — The state faces a $487 million shortfall in its current budget and there is no single solution to the problem, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne said Friday at a meeting hosted by One Acadiana at the Picard Center.