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SAGE Series Presents “Louisiana Birding: Stories on Strategy, Stewardship and Serendipity”

January 31, 2020 | McNeese Public Relations
Cover of Flores' Book

As part of the McNeese State University spring 2020 SAGE series, award-winning outdoor writer and photographer John Flores will present a lecture titled, “Louisiana Birding: Stories on Strategy, Stewardship and Serendipity,” at 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10, in the SEED Center.

Based on the book by the same title, Flores’ lecture explores the bayous of the coast, the prairies and the rolling hills of Louisiana that are home to a vibrant avian population. His lecture includes migratory species such as herons, American goldfinches and snow geese that call the state coastline home during the winter months as well as endangered species like the whooping crane and brown pelican, which have been reintroduced to the state. Flores will also touch on successful conservation efforts of state, federal and private agencies that have helped these populations thrive.

Flores is a freelance outdoor and travel writer, nature photographer and outdoor columnist for the Morgan City Daily Review, Franklin Banner-Tribune and He is also a contributing writer for the popular Louisiana Sportsman Magazine and has been published in American Waterfowler, Fur-Fish-Game, Upland Almanac, Mississippi-Louisiana Game and Fish Magazine, Mississippi Sportsman Magazine and National Wild Turkey Federation’s online magazine.

SAGE lectures are open to the public and cost is $69 for the series. For more information or to register, call 337-475-5616 or visit

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at