Paddlefish Festival & Release

The Shreveport Aquarium hosted the first ever Paddlefish Festival on the now official, National Paddlefish Day, Saturday, March 9, 2019.  The Aquarium and the Caddo Lake Institute partnered to raise and release these prehistoric paddlefish, with support from the U.S....

Caddo Lake & National Geographic!

Caddo Lake will be part of National Geographic Explorer Program, Monday, January 28, at 5pm! On the National Geographic Channel’s Explorer program, titled “Yellowstone Wolves,” one segment will be “Lake Eating Monster,” about the invasive plant, Giant Salvinia, and...

Restoration Advisory Board Meeting

The next Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant (now Caddo National Wildlife Refuge) Restoration Advisory Board Meeting is Thursday, October 18, 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Karnack Community Center in Karnack, TX. The EPA and their contractor, along with the Army Core of Engineers...

Adopt a Paddlefish!

27,000-acre Caddo Lake – really a flooded bald cypress forest – has more diverse fish species than any other lake in the state of Texas. Paddlefish – also called Spoonbill catfish or Shovelnose catfish – are native to Big Cypress Bayou, which feeds Caddo Lake. They’ve...

Caddo Lake National Heritage Area

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), and U.S. Representatives Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Mike Johnson (R-LA) and John Ratcliffe (R-TX) today introduced legislation to create the Caddo Lake National Heritage Area (S. 2947 and H.R. 5957). The area proposed by the Caddo...

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