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Palmetto Utility and Swamp Fashion

All throughout the swamps of southeastern Louisiana the most memorable understory shrub is the Dwarf Palmetto. Out of 2500 plus varieties of palm in the world, this is one of only a dozen native to the United States. Looking back to the civil war days, during tough times, palmetto hats became commonplace across the south. By peeling back the fronds and boiling them, they become workable and soft. Going further back in history, palms were used to make shelter. By laying the whole leaf in a shingle like fashion you can have waterproof cover in no time!

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New Orleans Bird Watching Tours

 

  • Only 15mins from the French Quarter
  • Daily Tours

Embark on the ultimate fishing adventure that New Orleans has to offer. Discover the exhilaration of our top-notch fishing excursions, where state of the art pedal drive kayak/SUPs  and new fishing gear await your arrival. Our team of expert guides is not only friendly but also adept at following the ever-changing patterns of fish in the marsh. Let us transform your fishing journey into an unforgettable experience that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

From $59

Once you’ve walked around the French Quarter, see the rest of this beautiful city by electric bike! Cruise through bohemian neighborhoods, ride along the river for spectacular views of the city, explore City Park and visit the Lakefront all in a 3 hour tour.