“Vinculum,” by LSU Press poet Alice Friman, received the Georgia Author of the Year Award for poetry. The 48th Annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards were presented at Kennesaw State University on June 16.
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a baby plains zebra. He was born on Tuesday, July 17 and is doing well on exhibit with the herd. This baby is the 23rd zebra born at the Baton Rouge Zoo.
Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Ascension Parish.
A spokesperson for the parish president's office says mosquitoes have been trapped in several spots across the parish and tested.