Programs by Genre - Nature and Gardening

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
A.Z. Young Park, Author Tent 1
Southern Gardening All Year Long
Gary R. Bachman
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
State Library, First Floor Seminar Center
Feathered Friends: Two Symbolic Birds - The Brown Pelican and the Bald Eagle
Jack E. Davis, The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America’s Bird
Rien Fertel, Brown Pelican
Jack E. Davis’s appearance made possible in part by a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities with funding made possible by the state of Louisiana.
11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
A.Z. Young Park, Author Tent 1
Bayou D’Arbonne Swamp: A Naturalist’s Memoir of Place
Kelby Ouchley
12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room F
The Medicinal World: Herbalists on Plant Medicine and Folk Traditions
Corinne Martin, Louisiana Herb Journal: Healing on Home Ground
Lucretia VanDyke, African American Herbalism: A Practical Guide to Healing Plants and Folk Traditions

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