Kisatchie National Forest


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Kisatchie National Forest

Address:2500 Shreveport Hwy
Pineville, LA 71360

Phone:318-473-7160
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r8/kisatchie
Size: 604,000 acres.
Location:West-central Louisiana. Accessible by US 71, 165, 167, and 84. Nearby cities/towns include Alexandria, Minden, and Winnfield.
Facilities:Campgrounds, picnic sites, trails (100+ miles), boat launches, scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, OHV riding.
Special Features:Sugar Cane National Recreation Trail and Wild Azalea National Recreation Trail; historic Fullerton Sawmill, one of the South's largest sawmills, which operated during the early 1900s; Longleaf Trail National Scenic Byway; 8,700-acre Kisatchie Hills Wilderness Area.

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Louisiana is home to wild horses in the Kisatchie National Forest and other areas of central Louisiana.
Phenology of flowering and early-season pitcher activity were surveyed in one population in Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana (~31[degrees]30'N, 93[degrees]4'W) in 2008 and one population in Leon County, Texas (-31[degrees]18'N, 95[degrees]59'W) in 2009.
The prison is surrounded by the Kisatchie National Forest in central Louisiana.
Kisatchie Star Party Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana kisotchie@cox.
Observations were made on rate of capture and distribution of the phenomenon in two pitcher plant bogs on the Angelina National Forest, Angelina and Jasper counties, Texas, and in one bog on the Vernon Ranger District of the Kisatchie National Forest in Vernon Parish, Louisiana.
ABSTRACT--We describe the floristics and edaphic conditions of pitcher plant bogs on the Winn Ranger District of the Kisatchie National Forest in northern Natchitoches and Winn parishes.
Key words: pitcher plant bog, Kisatchie National Forest, floristics, pitcher plants, Sarracenia.
In 1997 and 1998 while conducting routine surveys for headwaters communities, we discovered eight pitcher plant bogs in the northern part of the Winn Ranger District of the Kisatchie National Forest.
The Keiffer Prairies in the Kisatchie National Forest in Winn Parish, Louisiana consist of a series of grassland openings amid calcareous hardwood-pine forests.
Today, in fact, only four large red-cockaded woodpecker populations exist in the world, all in the southeastern United States, and all on public lands: in the Apalachicola National Forest in northern Florida; the Francis Marion National Forest in South Carolina; the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana; and in the Sandhills of North Carolina, where the population is scattered about on state land, the Army's Fort Bragg, and surrounding areas.