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Barataria Preserve Virtual Tour
Virtual tour of the Barataria Preserve
Barataria Preserve Audio Tour Stop 1
Audio Tour Stop 1: Bayou Coquille at the beginning of the Bayou Coquille Trail
Barataria Preserve Audio Tour Stop 2
Audio Tour Stop 2: Resurrection ferns grow high up on a live oak tree branch.
Barataria Preserve Audio Tour Stop 3
Audio Tour Stop 3: An enormous old baldcypress tree recalls the days before the preserve area was logged for lumber.
Barataria Preserve Audio Stop 4
Audio Tour Stop 4: Nonnative species like salvinia and water hyacinth grow in waterways throughout the Barataria Preserve.
Barataria Preserve Audio Tour Stop 5
Audio Tour Stop 5: Baldcypress trees frame a view of the marsh from the Bayou Coquille Trail.
Barataria Preserve Audio Tour Stop 6
Audio Tour Stop 6: An alligator soaks up some sun along Bayou Coquille.
Barataria Preserve Audio Tour Stop 7
Audio Tour Stop 7: This Barataria Preserve marsh is known as flotant: a densely grown mat of plants floating on the water.