Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970, Box 5 Folder 36

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Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970, Box 5 Folder 36

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Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970, Box 5 Folder 36 Warden Report - Rainey Sanctuary, LA, 1941-1944
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The daily journals of Audubon wardens and statewide reports on certain sites and projects cover activities from 1900 to 1970, with most of the materials concentrated between the 1930s and 1950s.

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Rainey Wild Life Sanctuary. Weekly Report, Dec.29, 194-o-Jan.4, 1941. Decanber 29. Dewey fed the ducks at camp and took Ml". & :Mrs. December 30. December 31 Grant to Indian point for goose pictures with oome success. Brought them to Abbeville in aftermon. The Grants decided to return to camp with Dewey and me, we brought the new block for the "Chick" !Ik)tor, fed the ducks and put the motor together while ;rant took duck pictures at camp. Finished the "Chick" motor and got her running, I took Grant s:>uth as far as the Gulf taking egTet pictures. Sent Dewey to walk over the north-west sections at Schooner and Ct>les Bayous. Jan. 1, 1941. Took Grant to Indian Point and the Goose Bank where he got oome good pictures while Dewey walked to the pass shore. Took Grant to Abbeville. January 2. Returned to camp, went to the head of Bayou Tom, waJ.ked to the Hadley ponds and southeast to State Refuge. The geese are scattered from just south of the ponds ) clear around to the pass both on the Sanctuary and the State Refuge, perhaps 4o,ooo geese in this vicinity. January 3. Went to the mouth o f Deep Bayou north of camp and walked both west and east i n the bad marsh, founri a few scattering mallards and about 500 teal, mostly blue-wings. January 4. Loaded our Delco engine in the boat and took it to Abbeville where they had to take the armature out and machine it down. Remarks. The dlloks on feed at camp and in the pear son ponds have deer eased somewhat in nunb er s again during the week, we have less than one thousand 1 eft in Belle Isle Lake and perhaps 300 mallards and 700 scaups that feed both in the pearoon ponds and here at camp. There are about 100 egrets, mostly American, feeding from Bel le Isle Ridge sruth to our south line. The Blue Geese are about in the same numbers and are \ scatter ed. all over the place from the Hadley ponds south to the beach and east to the pass and around to Indian Point.

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Rainey Wild Life Sanctuary weekly Report, January 5-11, 1941. January 5. Spent the day in Abbeville, Rain. January 6. Brought the Delco light plant to camp and gpt her running. Boat from Intracoasral City broke down at ca.mp with women and chrilctren aboard so we had to ta:te them to Chenier Au Tigre and tow the boat to Intr acoastal City January 7. went to the Hadley Fonda, Goose Pond and thru the Pearson Ponds. Went to Nick's Lake. January g. went to col es and Schooner Bayous, walked on sections 11, ilt and 23. A few scattering mallards here. I went on to Abbeville and met Albert Simmons. January 9. Brought Sinmons to camp where he took duck.pictures in Belle Isle Lake and in the lind in pearmn Ponds. _\ January 10. Took Simm:ms to Bayou Tom where he got some good ,,r\ on the mar sh, a100 tQ:>k some teal tJictures in pearson ponds in afternoon. January 11. Took Simmons to Hell Hole and aleo to the Sand Beach on the state Refuge, got some goose pictures in both places. Remarks. Both ducks and geese remain about the same in numbers as last week, if anything the geese have increased.

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Rainey Wild Life Sanctuary. weekly Report, January 12-lS, 1941. Janua:ry 12. Dewey took Al Simnx>ns to Hell Hole and took Cbose pictures, the three Whistling Swans r etur11ed. to Belle Isle Lek Jama.ry 13. I returned to camp, took Simmons to Indian Point and the Goose Bank on the State Refuge, got some good pictures, the Swans a gain in Belle Isle Lake. Janua:ry 14. Too'Rr Simmons into the blind at Pearson Ponds and the blind at camp, bad weather. Dewey went to a:>les Bayou and waJ.ked on both sides of the bayou. January 15. Bad weather most of d.8, took Simmons south to Goose pond and south from there for egret pictures, also he got oome more duck pictures at camp and in the Pea.roon Ponds, took him to Abbeville at night. January 16. Returned to camp, we went to the head of Bayou Tom and walked south and west, f d lots of geese feeding_ from just south of the H er. n-tts and ext n ing_ south and east, in scattering bunches, clear to Southwest pass. January 17. Went south to crnenier Au Ti gr e to get report from Sagrera, aJ.so visited Nick's Lake, very few ducks left here. January 1$. went to Schooner Bayou and walked mrth of the bayou on section 11. went on in to Abbeville. Rema:rks. we still have our full quota of geese but the ducks a:re sloW'lY decreasing in numbers, have about 6oo canvasbacks and about the same number of mixed Scaup, Ringnecks, Mallards and a few Pintails on the feed at camp. Also about 6oo to 700 miXed ducks in the P ea:r oon Ponds. The feed will last ju st about one more week.

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Rainey Wild Life Sanctuary. weekly Report, January Z9-25, 194-1. January 19. I ca.me to camp and fed the ducks. January 20 Dewey returned to camp #f./I: by way of Schooner and Coles Bayous where he walked i.;n the ma.T sh in sever al places. I went to Abbeville and met Gordon AcQne and brought him to camp in aft er noon. January 21. Too dark for pictures, Aoomb went with Dewey to the Hadley Ponds and walked east and EK>Uth to the State line. went to the head of Bayou Tom in the aftern:>on. January Took Aoomb to Rel 1 Hole, Indian Point and the Pass, got EiOlne good goose ictur es. January 23. Another rainy forenoon, Took Acomb to Chenier Au Tigre in afternoon, got some goose and egret pictures. January 24-. Dewey took Acomb into the Pear eon ponds blind and got int d t a es ClJ.,QO .eome canvasback and scaup pictures camp. January 25. Took Aoomb to the landing, returned to camp making the usual round at Schooner and Coles Bayous. Remarks. The ducks increased in mnnbers in Belle Isle Lake and the pear son ponds d.ur ing the week. we had close to two thousand in the lake at camp at weeks end, about half canvasbacks and the rest Ringnecks and sca:ups with a few malla.Tds and pintails. \ we figure about ten thousand geese left on the sanctua.Ty l at the end of the week. The swans spent most of the week in Belle Isle Lake.

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Rainey Wil d Life Sanctuary weekly Repor6, Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 1941. Jarn.iary 26. I went to Abbeville at night leaving Dewey in camp. January 27. I returned to camp, e QUI: a_s_:t ba of r.ice. We went to ff##f Bayou Tom and walked south along State Refuge line nearly to the Cblf. January 2S. went to Schooner and Coles Bayous and walked south to the Mcilhenny line on sections 14, 23 and 26. About 2,000 eese feeding on section 13, east of e a u. January 29. went to Hell Hole and walked to Southwest Pass, very few geese left here. January 30. Went to Nick's Lake and the Hadley Ponds, walked south and east from the Ha e onds, only about 2, geese ert ere. January 31. went to db.enier Au Tigre for report from Sagrera, he reports only a few hundJ:'ed geese along the beach to the east February 1. went to Abbeville. Remarks. Our ducks have steadily left Belle Isle Lake and the l pear son ponds since the feed gave out, only around f five or six hundl' ed left at weeks end. The geese have mostly moved out during the week, only a few thousand left on the sanctuary. The 2,000 feeding out near the mouth of Schooner Bayou is unusual, we seldom get any geese there. our three swans have been in Belle Isle Lake and the State lake to the east a11 week.

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Rainey Wild Life Sanctuary. Weekly Report, February 2-8, 194-1. February 2. Spent the day in Abbeville. Rain. February 3 Returned to camp in morning, went to the head of Bayou Tom and wa.lked south and west, a few bunches of mallards scattered thru the marsh here but no geese. February 4went to Schooner Baycu and walked on section 11 north of the bayou. went up Oak Bayou to our line and walked south and east to O:>les Bayou. About two thousand geese still feeding near the mouth of Schooner Bayou. February 5. Went to Hell Hole and walked to the pass, no geese in the country here. February 6. Storm, rain and wind, kept us in camp. February 7. Went north of camp and walked west on sections 25 and 26 to the Louisiana Furs line. Also walked east of the Holman Lakes to the Bay where the swans spend part of their time in the ponds. February g. Went to Nick's Lake and walked east to the School sectionJ. quite a few mallards thru the marsh here and around e!OO mue-winged Teal in the lake. Remarks. The three V"!histling Swans are still here spending their time in Belle Isle Lake, the State lake on the east and in some ponds out near the bay on section "30. The 2,000 geese out at Schooner Bayou are the only no ck on the sanctuary right now. The rains have raised the water again and the onJ.y ducks are a few hundred, mostly Canvasbacks, in Belle Isle Lake, a few Teal in the ponds and some scattered Mallards in places on the mar sh.

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Rainey Wild Life Sanctuary. weekly Report, February 9-15, 194-1. February 9. Dewey went to the Hadley Ponds and walked east to the State line, some scattered ma11erds but no geese here. February 10. I returned to camp in morning, went to Indian Point and ar ou.nd into the Pass, went ashore in several places, no geese left in this section. February 11. Went south to Chenier Au TigTe and talked with Sagrera, he reports very few geese along the Cblf beach and only in small nooks. February 12. Went to Schooner and Coles Bayous and walked on both sides of both bayous, the two thousand geese are still feeding on section 13 near the mouth of Schooner Bayou, also a few scattered mallards here. February 13. went to the head of Bayou Tom and walked south nearly to the Gulf, no geese here and but a few mallards. February 7f:!J.. ei.,vey walked from Belle Isle Lalce north to Vermilion Bay on sections 31, 30 and 29. In the string of ponds on sections 29 and 30 and extending into 31 we have / noticed about 2,000 geese coming to roost every night I for two weeks, they a.re opening these ponds up more and it looks like they will stay y were caused by muskrats eating all the vegetation. e three swans spend pa.rt of their days here. A ew pintails and mallards aJ.so feed here in dalttime. February 15. e took some repairs for the 11 Chickn to Abbeville and had the machine work done. Remarks. The ducks and geese remain about the same as 1ast week except perhaps not so many in Bel le Isle Lalce. /

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Rainey Wi 1 d Life sanctuary Weekly Report, February 16-22, 191+1. February 16. Dewey and I both spent the day in Abbeville. February 17. Returned to camp in morning, put the repairs in 11 dhick" went out to Schooner Bayou and walked the lines on both sides of Schooner and went up Coles to the head, wa:tked in from Vermilion Bay to where the 2, 000 geese are s .til 1 feeding on section 13. February lS. Went to BaYou Tom and walked south a.long the State Refuge line a few geese feeding just south of Hog Bayou and about 5 ,000 on school section 16. February 19. February 20 February 21. I went to Abbeville and to New Orleans where I met Mr. Baker at night. Dewey went to South-west Pass and walked around the pass shore line, reports no geese in this section. I Spent mo st of the day with Mr. Baker in New Orleans and returned to Abbeville at night. Dewey went to the head of Big Island Bayou and walked east to the school section burning a few Spots of cover left there. Returned to camp in morning, we went to dhenier Au Tigre, Goose Pond and the Hadley Ponds, found about 200 Blue-winged Teal in Goose Pond and about the same numb er of mi xed du ck s in the Hadley Po nd.s a few Ma11ards scattered thru the marsh. February 22. I went to Abbeville to get John Lynch married off. R e marks. Dewey remained in camp. Dewey saw the swans on Wednesday morning in Fearman Lake just east of us. W e have only around 100 mixed ducks left in Belle Isle Lake at camp and a few hundred in the ponds.

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Rainey Wild Life Sanctuary. Weekly Re:port, February 23-Mar ch 1, 1941. February 23. Dewey patrolled the Vermilion Bay shore. February 24. I returned to camp in morning, went to Schooner Bayou and walked on section 11 and on 14. February 25. went to Hell Hole and walked east to the pa11S, About 2,000 geese feeding just west of Portage Bayou but rone to the east. February 26. ent to the head of Bayau Tom and wa.1.ked south along the State Refuge line J. about 5 ,000 geese feeding on school section lo a.nd around 2,000 to the south, near Hog Bayau, on the sanctuary. Flushed the -three swans from Fee.rm.an Lake on the State Refuge. February 27. went out to Cbles Bayou and put Dewey out, he walk.Yd back east to Deep Bayou where I picked him up ,_/about 2500 geese feeding on section 13 where the trats had eaten the gTass, a fairly good o:_op/ of three corner ed. grass on most of this sectio/ February 2$. ent to Chenier Au TigTe, Goose pond a.nd the Hadley Ponds, Dewey walked to the head of Hog Bayou where the 2,000 geese are still feeding. March 1. Went to Abbeville. Remarks. we have a few more geese this week but the ducks are just about all gone. saw the swans but the one time aur ing the week Purple Ma.Ttins came to the nest boxes at the landing on Feb. 23 and seem to be there for good.

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Rainey Wild Life Sanctuary. eekly Report, Mar ch 2-S, 191+1. March 2. I to camp, spent the day and returned to Abbeville. _{arch 3. Mailed the February bills to office and returned to camp,Went to Nick's Lake and tbru the Pearson Ponds in afternoon, about 150 mixed ducks and a few coots in both places. March l.J-. went to Indian Point and walked south to the pass shore, patrol led the shore line and also visited Hell Hole, only about 200 geese feeding near Indian Point. March 5. went to Schooner and Coles Bayous, walked the lines on section 11, had Dewey walk from Cbles Bayou back to Deep Bayou, still about 2,000 geese feeding on section 13. Mar ch 6. went to the head of Bayou Tom and walked south, about 2,000 geese on school section 16 and about the same number on the sanctuary at the head of Hog Bayou. arch 7. March g. Sent Dewey to Abbeville where he took the engine out of the "Whistler" for minor repairs. Visited the Hadley ponds, Goose Pond and went to Chenier Au Tigre. Found about 50 mixed ducks in the Hadley Ponds and 200 teal, mostly blue wings, in Goose pond. ent to Abbeville, took the "Whistler" motor apart and ordered some repair parts. Remarks. The three whistling swans are still here. I dont think we have over 500 ducks of a11 species on the place, very few in Belle Isle Lake at camp.

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Rainey Wild Life sanctuary. Weekly Report, hla:r ch 9-15, 194-1. 11ar ch 9 Spent the day in Abbeville. March 10. Returned to camp with H. L Macknight, of the State Dept. of conservation who wished to visit the sanctuary, took him to the Hadley PondW', Goose pond and to Chenier Au Tigre. Dewey pulled the "Whistler" out and changed shaft and wheel in Abbeville. March 11. Took Macknight to patrol to Vermilion Bay shore and Schooner and Cbles Bayous, dropped him at the landing and returned to camp. Dewey run a new strutt bearing in the "vtni stl er" March 12. went to the head of Bayou Tom, about 2,000 geese here partly on school section 16 and partly on us. went to Abbeville, engine repairs not in for "Whistler". March 13. Repairs came in for engine, got boys started putting her together and returned to camp. Mar ch 14. went to Hell Hole and Sc;ru.th-west Pass. Dewey got engine back in nWhistler11 and got her running. Mar ch 15. Rsna.rks. Went to Abbeville and st a:r t ed Dewey to camp with "Whistler". Met Mr. Earle Atwood, of the Lacassine (U. s.) Refuge and !_ed t!..Qneal of the Survey, b:t..ought them to camp to see the destroyect-a:r-ea:Snear Vermilion Bay Sagrera, of dllenier Au Tig!re visited camp on Friday, the 14, and reported about 5 ,000 geese on the beach getting sand most every day between the Chenier and Hell Hole, also a few huna:r ed shkveler s, teal and Pintails just back of the beach. About two hundred Blue-winged Teal came into Belle Isle Lake at the weeks end, we aJ.so have a few hundred in the ponds, these are the only increase we have noticed during the week. The three Whistling Swans hav nt been seen aJ.l week. I saw our first ():>een Heron on Monday, M a:rch 10, near the Hadley Ponds.

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Rainey Wild Life Sanctuary. weekly Report, March 16-22, 1941. yarch 16. Took Oneal and Atwood over the northern sections of the sanctUary aa"Joining Vermilion Bay and Schooner Bayou. Took them to Abbeville. March 17. came to camp with Mr. & ws. F. Morton Smith of Boston, took them south to the GUif and visit a! Goosepond. March 18. Rain kept us in camp until noon when the Smiths decided to leave, I took them to Abbeville. March 19. March 20. March 21. Mar ch 22. I had a card fr
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Rainey Wild Life sanctuary. weekly Report, March 31to April 6 1941. Mar ch 31. Dewey and I come back to camp in the boat "Whistler" saw on V ermil lon Bay 50 Pintail, four Mallard and 100 Blue Wing ed Teal, in the afternoon Dew ey clean a11 three boats I made the report. April 1 In the morning Dewey and I went to Belle Isle Ridge, brought four bags of fertilizer and put arround the oak trees on the yard, in the aft er noon we left camp 1 n the "Pear son" went to Hell Hole on section 6 -1 -2, saw the first Grackle's nest in Portage bayou, in Fearman Lake about 500 Blue wing;.. ed Teal and 40 canva aback. Apr1lr_2 Dewey went to Nick lake and the Pearson ponds report seen 50 Scaup, 75 Qadwall 200 Blue wing...ed teal, 100 coot. In the afternoon Dewey and I, work on the yard and the Delco motor, saw the first orchard oriole near the camp. April 3 Spent the morning working on the breakwater on the north side of main camp, in the afternoon Dewey and I left camp in the 11 Chick0 went to the head of Cole bayou, waJ.k on section i3and 24, saw two Deer, on \J'ermillon Bay about 50 Shoveller, 10 Pintail and four mallard, also some Pul"ple Gallinule. April Dewey and I, went t o Cbenier Au Tigre and walk on section 30 and 31, of water on the m1:1.rsh, on Belle Isle Ridge on the Mclthenny side areJt11 l a.bOJ1:t QQ. in the afternoon Dewey and I pulled out the "Whistler" to work on the propeller. April 5 Dewey work on the breakwater a11 the m:>Xning, I went to Abbeville in the boat "Whistler 11 had two rod made for the breakwater, in the afternoon Dewey went to visit the boys at the Louisiana Furs camp. April 6. Sunday I spent the day in Abbeville, Dew ey in camp. Remarks. O n the y;.u:d I am sure for the first time we had a tailed Flycatche who paid us a visit for abou1 tao hour. e bir de that a.re common for the week are the or chard Oriole, the King bird and the Purple Gallinule, also the as Bitte:cn. The Whistling Swans have gone from the Sanctuary. 'Th:e Boat-Tailed Grackle have started to nest, I have counted more th en 100 nest O:>py of this Report on file at the

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.i u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT Rainey Sanctuary, touiaiana. SANCTUARY (or General Area) .................................................................................................................... STATE .............................................................................................................. IN CL USIVE DA TES ....... M .. .... .AP.:c.'.. t.l ..... ...... :1'-o .... A.pr il 13' 19 41 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ....... .... Apr .. il ..... ...... 19 ... l g:oo A. M Asa Leblanc, Ma.J:ion tana:ry and I, left Abbeville and come to camp in the boat 11W'histler11_ in the afternoon Ma.J:ion, Dewey and I, staxt ed. to pull off :the old roof on the main camp. Date .............. ..... S .. .................................................. All d.ay in camp, Asa, Mari on, Dew.ey and I, mrking on the roof. V) z The frur of us started to re-roofing about 9 :OO A. M. and work all day, nine Geese llew over the camp while we were at work, the weather is very nice. .i !:: Date .............. Ap.r..i.1 ...... 1 ... Q .. ......................................... i:i::: The four of us work on the roof all day, late in the afternoon Ml'. Lionel Leblanc, Mc lLheny s warden and a.irtis LeBlanc come r-to our camp in there boat "Fannie" license no. 20-.A.-820 and they o stayed a11 night with us. z 0 A yf:teLi'o?l'et tea1a'ric; ...... l"ef't ...... Ca.mp at 7:30 A.l!. for Abbeville, Dewey and I, worked a11 the morning on the roof, run of aterial. Left camp at 12:30 P.M. in boat11Pearson" ent to souyhwest pass and Deadmant s Island, and P.Ut u new sign, lg SnowyegTet ana. some few Green heron feeding on the Island, return to camp at 4:15 Date .............. Apr .11 .... 12.,........................ .... .................... \ De ey and Marion mowed the ya.rd in the morning, I 1 eft the camp at 7:00 A.M. and to goose pond 200 Blue Wing*ed and three Pi tail, one Scaup. saw the fir st Green heron nest with one ggg, return to camp at g :45 left camp at 10 :OO and went to AQQev e order the mat iaJ. short for the roof, the boat used that day "Whistler" Easter eunday, Dewey and !,spent the day in Abbeville, ---(Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden :Jin or initial here:

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) Remarks for the week, The Snowy egret are very common, but not nesting, also the Louisiana heron, the green heron is nesting in a few plaess along the -canal from the pumphouse to the little canal to the. Hadley flats. Least bittern are very common, a1so-King bird and orchard Oriole. The boat-tailed grackle a:r e now nesting, a11 the nest have from one to four eggs at this time. On Belle Isle lake we have about 25 canvasback, we see them every day, in the pea:rson a:re about 150 mixed duck.a most of them Blue-winged, the geese are just about all gone, only eight seen this week. ur. Asa L eBlanc and Marion Landry ,mention on this report are friends of ours aiso Dick,

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT a ney anc ary LOUisiaa SANCTUARY (or General Area) .................................................................... ............................................... .STATE.. ...... ........................... .......... .................................................................. .. INCLUSIVE DATES .. .................. ... :P..'.1:. .. .... ....... ...... ... 20 1941. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered ; areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Dar g .. .... ...... .... i .... i eft Abbeville and return to camp nth material for the roof, in the afternoon we complete the job. Abrard Stout, who is a war en for the department of oonserva... spent the night with us at the sancuuary, his boat n ame Yeggy -no .2Cl..L-963. Date ... T u esa.a. ; .. A prill5 ... ......... Left the camp at g :OO A M in the boat "Chick" went to the am in Big Island bayou, saw fcur deers a:i.d few Green heron nest some had eggs return to camp at 10: 00 A M Dewey fand left camp at 1 :00 P in boat "Chick" and walk from Det:;> BayQl u to O::>le bayou and return to camp at 5 :00 P M __ ....... wing..ed teal where the rat h ave ea.ten up the marsh on the east corner o sec on O e urn o camp a 1 :30 in e a ernoon we work on th 1 OHICK11 and The "Whistler" ..... P:: Date ... Thursday .... ApP .. 11 .. l-7 .. ............. .. I left camp at 7 :30 A in boat "Whistler" went to the west end on Chenier Au Tigr e 150 Geese on clLhenny r etuxn to camp at 11 :OO M Dewey and I 1 eft camp at 1 : 30 P in the boat o 11dhick11 went up the Hadley flats walk section 29 and z 2$ to the State game refuge, back to camp at 1 : 30 P M in the afternoon e clean house and wash clothe. 0 In the camp a11 day" I rork on the "dhick motor and mowed t b e yard, Dewey worked on the boat "Pear son" late in the afternoon we had some fiBhman to pay us a visit, Mr. Bellus Mer estio and Son there boat No. 20-G& 719 the name o e oa iss a e1 Date ........ Sa.turda.y. ..... A.pr .. il ..... 1.9 ........... $ :00 I left camp in the boat "Whistler" went to Abbeville and order fi at to put u si s Dewey in camp work on break.-we. er, a1ao repa1re ee o e house chairs, in the aft;er_ noon he clean his house and done some washing, had a gcod rain that night. Dewey In camp I spent the day in Abbeville, l.tr. Ben Boudreaux Sulie Broussard and Mr. aul Landr v sit Dewey that night, those are ca eman there boat he Royal, o E (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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Rem.arks we still have 25 canvasback in Belle I sle lake, in the 'ear son ponds there are a few GadwJLll and Blue WinE}-ed teal only t w o M a11ard were seen this week, of course coots are in big number in all the ponds. the e om t the only ones left is on MX'. about Cheni eT Au TigT e we go out on the marsh. Some of the new birds I have notice. t his w eek a.re the Indigo bunting, Bluebird, Towhee and one Searl et tanager.

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u -< WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ......... .... ........ .......... ........... ST A TE .......... .. .. ............... ................. .. ....................... INCLUSIVE DATES ...... Ap.r.iL .21... ...... t o ..... 2 ..... ...... l. .... 41 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ... 1J.On.day. ..... Apr .. t1 ...... 21 ........................... 7:0Q A M Dewey l eft camp in boat 11 Chick11 went to Nicks lake saw 25 Gad w aJ.1 300 coots and one deer r etur ed to camp a t 10 :CO I return from Abbeville at 12:00 taoon, I n the aft er noon Dewey and I went to O:>l e B a you and S c hoo ner Bayou back to camp at 5 :00 p the boat "Chick" was used. Date ....... T.u .es .day .... Ap.r 1.l ..... 22 ............. .. Left camp at 6 :OO A in the "Whistler" Dew ey Asa LeBlanc a.rion Landry, and I went to TCln Bayou put siriks around \the Sbho 01 s e c:tJ., Qlb returned o c m 1 ;b p .M On t h e 1."tf!.'J b a ck from this trip w e saw nine Q9.nvasback i n Fearman l ake. Date ........ .. y.... :p.r .il ..... 2.J ..... .. Spent the morning in camp Dew ey hauled out the 11WHist1ern on the ways and installed shaft and propeller. In the afternoon Dewey and I ry-ent to Indian Point and put up t w o sma11 signs, the boat "Pearson" was used on this trip fr om 1 : 30 P t il 1 4 : 30 t: Date ......... Thur.s.da. y ... Apri-1.. ..... 2 ... ....... .. All the morning at the camp rutting gTass on the yard. In afternoon Dewey and I went in the boat "Chick" to Schoo ner f-1 0 z B a you and Cole Bayou replace tm sma11 signs on the bay shore anc .returned to camp at l.J.:oo. saw three deers. 0 0 Date ............................... ... AP:r;.ll ... ... .. ..5. !! ............ Left ca.mp Dewey and I in the "Pearson" went to Deadmans Island in southwest pass, about 50 Snowy EgTe t and l O 'touisiana Heron using the island but not nest1 nee we were gone from the camp three and half hours. left camp at $ :00 A M Dew ey and I in the boat 11W'histler11 ent to Abbeville, Date ... S unday ..... ,&j r-i-l .. 27-.. ...... ............ Sunday Dewey and I spent the day i n Abbeville, (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT ainey anc uar y Louisiana SANCTUARY (or General Area) .. ....... ................................. ... ............ ...... ... ............................................. STATE.. ..................... ................. . ......................................... ............... INCLUSIVE DATES .......... .. tt .... ?$. .. 'j;.9. .... M.?.:Y. ... ..... 19 41. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date... o.nda.y .... Ap r. il. .... 2 8 ......... ..... .......... Dewey and I l eft Abbeville at 8 :30 A.M. arrived at hea:dquarters 10:30. In the afternoon Dewey an I went td> Belle ISle Ridge Goose pond saw one deer. The boat used on this trip 11V(hist1er 11 we was gone :(rom camp for two hours. Had a very hard rain. Date ...... Tu.e.s..da.y ... ApX .. il .... .2.9 ................... .. Dew ey and I en e morning in camp painting the screen windows on the small camp. In afternoon Dewey left in boat 11 Chick" I, in the boat ist1.ef.'11 he ent and replace sig-ns on Big Island bayou, I went to Chiner Au Tigz:e, I saw about 2 0 es e u west end of Cht;.rii-er, feeding on :MclLhenny, we camp < a : tr : at HeadQua.rter painting screens on ,.... the buildings, in the afternoon Mr. Dal ton Guidry from the State GBlne Refuge come and visit with us for a few hours. the name of his boat isa Kaplan" no. 20-M-35. Late in the afternoon abou t 350 flew over the camp going north. p --------------....._....,,,._.._.._.. __ f-! ..... p:: f-1 0 z Date .. T.rur .,da.y .... May ..... 1 .. .......................... .. Dewey and I left headQuarters at 8:00 A. M in boat 11WA.ist1er11 an w ent and rebuilt the big wooden Sign on Schooner oayou r eturn to camp at 11:00. In the afternoon we went to Dea&nans I s1and in the pass, found the fir s s w.i th eggs. The boat 11pearson11 was u ed for hree h()J.rs on this 0 Date.F.r.i. da..y. .... .Ma.y. .... 2 ............................. .... ........ Dewey at headcparter repair the steering gear on the "Whist1er11 I left camp at 8 :00 A.M. in the boat 11Chick11 and went to Nicks lake an pear son ponds, no ducks returned to camp at 11 :00 A i We t o spent the afternoon in camp repaired the ge.s tank on the Delco light plant. Date ...... ... 119.:Y ... .3. ... ... ....... .... .... IJew'y left camp at 8:00 in 11Chick" and ent to Tom Bayou, return to camp at 11:00 A .M. I left headQua.rter at 7:30 A .!I. in the "Whistler" and went to Abbeville, w i red tr. iV1 own, returned to camp t at afternoon. had a v ery nice rain. Date .. ..... Su,nday .. .. .. .... May .. 4................................... Each warden si or initial here: Left headq.iarter at 7:00 A in boat "Pearson" _ffl &;71 s'!J' met Mr. Brown and his party at the landing r et.. c .4.BJ. urn to camp from there I took party to Chenier return to Abbev-.................. ............... .......... -., .. : ............ ...... ............................ .. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) ..................... ......................... ...................... ........................... ..... .... \

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emarks. The ducks bave a11 gone, the only waterfowl we see is a few Blue wing..ed teai.s in the ponds, but not more then two or three at atime. On Chenier Au Tigre are still about 100 Blue Geese on MolLhenny. Deers of course we them most every day that we ar.e out on The banana waterlily in Bell:b Isle lake seems to be avery big cTop this yea, a11 of the other ponds are full of Widgeon grass, the water on the marsh is -plentyful .and fresh. we are haveing some v:ery hard ra1nfa11. 1 \Jlhere are now 24 Snowy Egrets nests -with eggs on in southwest pass. more are being built. D f!i3. ama ns

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .... ., .:." .. i .. .. .'.:1.r. .. y. .................... .......... ST A TE LG I INCLUSIVE DATES ............... ..... 5 L .lQ 1.1 ..... 1 )1.: 1 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ................ 9.n ........ Y ........ ... ... ....... ............. .... ... ....... thP bills to th0 office anr r0turned to c'3.rlp at 11:00 ...:. very strong sQJ.theast wind, tide inches over the breakwate.r at head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ..... R.a.i.n.e.Y. .... ........ ........................ STATE .......... Loui. i?.:na ........... .......................................... INCLUSIVE DATES .. ... ... "-a ...... 12.,. .... t .0 .... 1 .. ..... 1 941 ...... NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ........... ;.:o.n.da.y .... 1.2 .. ....................... Dew e r tu.r ed ville at 11:00 A .:t. in the boat "Whistler" I epen the 1orning in cam p working the little oak :trees on the yard, al so scrub the boat "Gilbe.rt F &3-r son". In the afternoon Dew e painted screens. I went to bb le on business of my own. Date ...... Tu-Enrdayuay .. Dewey in camp paintaing the screens on the porch of his camp .. J:. Teel O Ueil, lit'. Perkin arrived at headquarters at l :OO P in ere own bo on the marsh. That afternoon they walked on section 3 1 and6, I in Abbeville went and vote,and went to Port Arthur exas. v:i Date ...... W edne.S .. d?.:Y. ...... !13.:Y..... z Dewey left camp at 7 :30 A .ll. an took .fr. O'Neil Mr. Perkin in the boat "Chick" p the head of Tom bayou and left them to walk on section 20, 29, 32, 5 21, 33, Dewey come around tdlth the boat and pi ck them up at dhenier :u Ti gr e in the afternoon, they arrived at headquarters at 4-:oo P H I Arrived from ort .A:rthur texas, in bbeville at t: Date ....... fhured,a y. -ay-15 :0 .................. I t b eYi at : 00 and returned to camp, Dewey left camp in the boat Pearson a:n tro ed to e ns Island in f-i 0 z southwest pass, report 'J) Snowy Egrets nest with eggs and about ten new ones being started. r O' eil and r Perkin left the Sanctuary to go over to the touiaiana Furs co. 0 ......... Date ..... ........ ...... ............. .Y ................ ............................. Dewey and I spent the day in camp took the motor out of the boat "Chick11 ancl grind the valves. Date .... sa.tul:,.da.y ... May .... J..7 .......... Dei.vey and I clean the two c a mps an wash clothe in the morning. I n the afternoon Dewey left camp and went to Q:>l e Bayou and talk to Mr ayo Broussard whom was fishing there, his b t number 20-G.-823 Dewey was gone frcm camp four hours. I bb evill e that a t er noon. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .............. 9.,1.n.e.Y .... ...................... .... ST A TE..t .. oui Si.ana ......... .............. .... ............................... IN CL USIVE DATES ........ .... :L.9. .. .. .. to......... .. ...... 2 ..... "' .. 1 ... 41 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers State whether roosting, feeding or nesting I a:rri ved from bbevill e to headquarters at 10: 30 saw three Deers, at the oouth of Deep Bayou We have finish painting the screens on a11 the buildings. aw one Searl et Tanazer, six Purple :ia.r tin e.'b. headCfilaar ter s Date ...... T\l.esda.y ..... ..... 2.Q .......................... .. Pull crabgTass a11 day in t e cana1 from pumphruse east to the Hacn.ey flats dam. se.w three deers on the levee near the ,earson ponds. most of the young Boattai ed Grackles are fl Ying. tl) z 1-4 Date ..... Y,V-edn.es.day .... !,!ay .. ... 2J:.. .................... Dewey and I left camp at 6 :60 .1:.. in the "Chick" pull c:rabgTass out of canal from the :oam going southwest to Belle Isle idge returned to camp at 11:00 In the afternoon e left camp at 12:30 P.il. in the ".ear son" and p atrolled to Deadmans rs1and in the pass, w e now have a tota1 of 4 Snow ts nests, one young just hatch. t Date ...... ... w. a.y. .... 22 ....................... .. Devrey an I Spent the day at headQuarters, mo ed the yard, r. Abrar d Stout, a ar den from rarsh Island, an !!r. Hampton Greene of the State gar.1e Refuge cone over and visit m th us in the afternoon, there boat the-1'Peggy, no. 20-L-963. 0 z 0 A Date ......... .. .... .... ?..3, ............................ Left the camp at 7:00 A._i. in the "Pearson" went to Hell Hole, I walked bee beoOh out to the pass, found seven dead muskrats that had ashed to shore, saw five Hudsonian Cl.U'lew, one mack-necked Stilt. Dewey come around with the boat and pick me up at the pass, axrivedat camp at l :OOP Date ......... .. :tur .. da.y .... .... 24 .................. Dewey left camp at 7 :30 A M in the "Whist1er11 and went to Abbeville for the eekend, I Spent the morning at headClt.larters washing clothe an cleaning the big camp In the afternoon I left camp at 12:30 P M in the 11Chick11 wen t to Intraooastal City for Ice and gasoline, returned at camp at 3 : 00 p M ay ..... 25 ............................. .. Dewey in Abbeville, I at headQJ.arters ai1 th morning, in the afternoon I .ent to 1Ticks lake, found two Pu!'ple aallirule's nest with eggs. The lake is full of Widgeon c;rass. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowtling)

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u -< WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ..... ..... .Y .............................. ST A TE. .... Lo.ui.S .iana ..................... ..... .................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ......... .. a.y. .... 2.6 ........ to ...... June ..... l ..... 1. 41 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date .... .,Jo.n.QP..y: .. .. !,..a. y ..... 26 ............ ................... The morning I spent at headquarters, I repaired the pump on the barge, pumped out same Dew Ol2l-bbe.vil.Le .to.. camp a 11:00 M In the afternoon De ey and I barge in a load of dirt on e yard. Date .... T.ue.a .. ... 27 .. .......................... Left the headquarters at 6n5 A.M in the "Pearson" and patrollad to Dead.nans Island in southwest pass, we eta nests th s, and more are being started to build, there re a so 3 young birds hatch to this a.ate. Returned to headCh.larters at 11 :OO A.li. in the afternoon Dewey An I barge in dirt on the yard. CI) Date ..... W.edne. 5 ... .... ......... ... ............... Dewey and I Spent the day at headCh.larters repaired the lights wil'e ing on the 11iVhistler11 Dewey gTi.nd the valves on t e Delco light plant. Rain most of the day, and t e ti de very high. tL". Lionel LeElanc stop at en.mp for a few mi mt es he was on his way from Abbeville to Chenier Au Ti gre, His boat the "Fannie 20 -.A.-$2011 i::i::: 0 z Date ...... Thux .. s.day ... ua.y ..... 29 ........................ All morning in camp on account of heavy rain, the ti de is still very hie;h and strong east wind. In the afternoon I left camp at 3 :00 P J in the boat 11'Nhist1er11 and patrolled to Chenier Au Tigre, Snowy Egrets feeding a11 aiong the canal going south to the Island, r etu rn e d to camp at S :OO P ... 1 0 Date .... .Fr.i ... :. .. .. JO .............................. .... Dewey left camp in the boat 11 Chick" an_ patro led to tfie head of Tom Bayou, a1so e visit ur. :Hampton Gt'eene at the State Qame Refuge he8-d'11J.arters, then he went up to the dam in Big Island Bayou, he as gone fror'.l camp about four hours, had another heavy rain. I clean window pains on the big camp Date ...... 9a.tur..day .... u;;,vy. ...... 31 r I left the Sanctuary at 7:15 A.M. in the 11Wh.istler11 and went to Abbeville for the weekend, had so1:1" more rain, De1 .... ey in camp. In the Dewey 1 eft c<"..mp an patrolled to the head of Cole on section W where the rats have ten the marsh a s very i t f' R o ass owth. e used t e boat f1Chick11 on this tri an as ne frQn cam hours (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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u WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ........ .... 9.:i.n...e. .......... Y ........ ........... ..... .ST ATE ... L..OUi.!?. .. ......................... .................................... .. IN CL USIVE DA TES ......... J.v.,ne ...... ?..,,. ...... t.9 .... J:u. n e ..... S .. ....... 941 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co v ered areas patrolled each day Li s t species observed gi v ing estimated numbers. State whether roosting feeding or nes ting. Date ......... ........ Jun. e ............ .............................. I returne to hea Quarter s from Abbeville at 11:00 A.Dewey in ca.op a morning cutting exass aronn t e boat.. ouse an,.. a ong tle brea ter on t e eat Si e oil t e sma11 ca.op I n the afternoon he and I cut grass along the Slip to t e boat ouse. .. .... e ...... camp at g : 00 A in the boat i ck' open the f ume gate to i ck' s ake, and the one to t e HadJ.ey flats to 1 et some via.ter out, return to camp at 0 : o A ::. In t 1e afternoon Dewey n I cut gr ss aiong Belle Issle lake s ore an near the duck b ind, ha a li ttl rain. CI) z >-t Date ........... '.;.;r. ednes.Qay ..... .J'\l'.!'.18 .. ..................... .. ::'in sh cuttin6 t e grass, level t e dirt tat ue barge in on t e yar prev ous an worker t e li tt e oa s trees. In canp a11 t e aft noon not ing anyt ing on account of ba weather an rain. Date ........ Thur s .. a.a.y .. ... June ... 5 ....................... I left camp at 7 :15 A ...!. in the boat 11pear on11 with propeller shaft an coupling for the boat 11 Ch1ck11 an went to Abbeville ha it repaired, 'Bout, t a lawn mower for t e yard and returne to camp at 5 :30 P .i. Dewey in camp r in i:1ost of the day. 1st1er11 patrolled ....... Date ....... sa.t->J.X .. da .. y. ... Jun.e .. .. 7 .................... Dewey P,ft t e c np at 7:30 A .::. in the 11, ist er" n rent to bevi e or t e wee _en I renain in eel.op a 1 day not f eelin well an.-r in rJost of t 1e d y .. L onf' L nc stop for about one our to vi Sit i th mP, is bo t t e 11 f nnie 20AS20'. Date .................... ...... .Y. .............. .. ......... !............ ............... Each warden si or initial here: De\vey in Ab F'V1l e, I in up ai1 the :aorning in the afternoon I eft camp at 1 :00 P .... in .. .4/J. 11 Chi ck" anc patro led Verni lion bay s .... to our est en in Schooner bayou, saw too De .................. : ........................................................................................ r eturne to c"mp at : 30 P ._:. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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i:-:1 u < V) V) .... z .... i:-:1 .... P:: 0 z 0 Cl ? WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT Rainey net iar y ouisian SANCTUARY (or General Area) ............................................................ .................................. ...... .............. STATE.. ...................... .... .... ............. ...... .............................. ............... ........... INCLUSIVE DATES .... J 1 n @ -y t. o J u.n.e .... ]}:: ....... Date ....... ry.edn-eg.<13-.y: ... J.u:n-s-1 t 10: A.:.i:. e out : y repo n ck an'' pat_ e ces egxera geese on t e Is n to He 1 oing just pt on c;r ene car.ip at 1:30 A '""e t s e of e'V"ey 'lnI pPnt t .... e mornin3 in c8-:1p cut i Tl__, ::Tass bo t ys. In t1:.0 fternoo-:1 I eft ""' e of T r :S you. I pr t ori. t 11 c ..... P 'flV'r> y fr '1 cn""!p fou ours. ey .... or e i g ouse l nrnoon Date ........ T u r.E' c ... Jt: ne ... 1.2 ............... ... I ft c8op at g : OOA. so up to t1e C'1t0 e ri eturne to chimiey. .., a i ght r Date ........... ?'..]:n;J;...... ... .... J.V.J1. e. .... l. ....... ................ in t e o t i c :: 11 -rent to : i c s e n s v:-thr e Deer on Be e c< -:np at 1 1:30 A e ey wor on in in t 0 afternoon. e t the o1m at 7 : 0 in t e Chick an,. t oo Jo n an' is ryar y tote tate Refuge hP.8-quarter anc r0t_ urne to c2mp a t 11:00 A I left caap t :45 A.!. in he i t '"'r" an,. ,_,.0,t to Abbevi e or t P n t P. aft0r_ noon De1-ey eft cc>r: p at 1 : O p -ent mf't h C' family at I ntra coastal c ty, return to ca"'p a t 3 :30 P ..!:.. in camp, in. the Each warden sign or initial here: aft-rnoon D patro e to Dea '"1 n s I Ian .= f' tJ, he usec t e boat 0ar on" -.:-ra 0 ne from ... ca!!lp three a'"l ha ou s. nor"' rain. .. .. ........................ ...... .... ..................................................................... (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) .......................... ........ ........................... ............................... ...............

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u WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ... _. a. i e ...... 9 .f 1 ... t.t .... :r .................................... .STATE ...... :i. 1.. i ... i E .:. 2 ............................................................ INCLUSIVE DATES ....... ,J.:u.; .. e .... 1 .......... t ...... J ....... 2 2 ., ...... l'J 1 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. ,. I returned at th"' frOJ1 Ab 0t 10:30 A;. e 'ln liis Son, fir.ish cutting t e grass t e levee near the oat a s an Slip, in the afternoon vre spent in repair so e of t e marsh tools, "'lso clean t .e boats. Date.... .s. .. ....... J\in.e .. .i-7 ......................... De ..... e 'lr'. I 1 ft camp at 6 :00 A : i'1 t eboat 11 ickll to star i...n.m:r:g t."' '"'1cll cf'n"' to aJJ..e flats ras fqrce to retu.J:n to OJ.mp at 8 : on account o ra n I n th-3 a ternoon r-e mo "' t yard. :r r i 11".. C.d su1 .::>er r'i th us t n 1en t on to Ceni er .1. u Ti gr e Cl') Date .......... i ;dnes..d..na untll 1 :OO an returned o c I in t. "' ft er noon we rnpaired three S:18ll oleG in the brea .. on the -;es t sicle of t bib ollse. __ f-i .... f-i 0 z Left hea c:;u ters at 6 : 15 A .::. in 11 list1er11 oontinue in t e Hadley r Pturn to car.ip at 10: 30 all the ai't er noon i1 camp doing not ing on acooint of heav rain. 0 Date ..... P,r .. i d .,.y .... Ju.n ....... 20 .................... .......... .. 1 <->ft D oqdCJ:u rt "'rS 'l. t 7 :00 in t (:> llpc T"lOn11 patrol l Pd to sout 1 est p< ss an l our Rookery on De"' :l''-n s I s rd, ut di e t off t boat for fear of distur ing the nesting birds, t, :-to 0""11"1 at lJ:') .. .:. In the afternoon I l'"lft in the 11)"1.,ist1cr11 ,t: '5 / : and. ent to.:, eVille or the .1ai1 a d food, D ey in rain E10st of t P Date ..... S.9:.tl.1.l' .. .c.4.,Y ...... J.:J .. ::l e ......... l ................... I e.vill e o ,, r turn to c Dp at 10 :OO A :: !Je' ey n is f'l:,ri2.. eft c:-:lp to spanc th,.., n .... in A e I sp nt the a ternoon in :'"1:'1.<"' in anr c An.ni.,,S 1 ouse, had so .. n e raui in 1 at e aft p.l' no on. L t; '- Date........................................................................................................ Each warden sign or initial here: Jewey i 2 b eville, I t -::: norninc fiS1 i n ), thru tLe vi cini t of Jearnan L .::P, ut no _is .. .... A.Qt,.. n t 1e aft -.:rnoon I -;ent to Che:-.d. '")!' Au i I i7. used t boat 11 i on th t .... o trips. .. ....................... ................................ .................................................. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) OV 0r

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J u e 22, 1 9 1 _i:anzer ,accompanie..d by :.i;r. and .:.:rs .,.,dwar arrived at e no uary hea'. qu rters a t 6 :30 P .:r. to ia.te o visit any points on t e sanctuary. ( ,.

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u -< WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION or AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ..... :'::: ... :i ....... .. .,. ....... -.-: .. _... .':i...1.f. .I. .. :J ......... ........ ............... ST ATE.J.1.).'!_'. r::. i .. '.::. __ :::, ....................................... ...................... ...... NOTE: Outline work done mileage cover e d areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or ne sting. Date ..... .. : YJ..r ..... ::-..................................................... .. et rs L the "pea:rsonu at 7:00 ..... : acconpanied b y Dr. an .-:rs. :a.TJ.zer, .. :r. and _rs.:::di:-ar ry, ..-'"'"1.t to Den.d'""1:' s __..---in est ass, l:'t tlJ."'lJ. Ti o t e :::;c-Tets, returned "" to ifp at 2 : 5 :"' : .i.JS..: CC.dp n he 11Pear"on a : 30 r : and took .i:)c....l't to .... ob lllen 1" nc; nd to cr c.p "'-t 5 :15 ._ ... De-ey r"'titrn :o.:i -rith >is f.:......iil n :30 ; ....... Date ........... .. e.. .... Y. ..... ........ ?..+..L ............. De' ey s_1r' I 1 f t .ea. L_1Prters at .1. .::. i'--the bo:.t c.. connti...mej cut::ting r;;+;triJs i:1 th flats r,.., urn to c< i.l p t 10: 30 ; : ,In the aft De'-eY ..... n' I e11t to Tol:.l be'o u e used t ...... o t 11 ::iic'l.:11 on ti1is trip for t ree ho'J.rs Date ...... : .. ;.e 1 :;,.;; 1]. ... y ..... J n ......... 2.; ............... C : : l0ft c"' 1p L1 tl:. 11 ) .1iStl,-:-l'11 a.1rl_ continued in the --cUe -V) fl ts to < t 11:80 ......... In tLe :. ;e left co. .l p c:t 2 :30 r i:J. tr..e bou.'t 11C:.ick11 an tl e _si ]-section. 20, back fro:n t .. -. shore 1L1=t o Le"'p from u'-sn1ng anay 0 u n o c.-p a t Ll:30 ...:. on. !Je""r on :Jeep D'1.you. z ,.... ,.... Date ........ '.]1 .. "'1.;:.g. Qr.:.:y .... Jl. ..... 2.G ................ 6 :10 .'. ... Jp ... r:l, :;: l""ft Cr ...... int' e 11,,'.i.Stl"'X11 r..1 COl:vi:rru.ed cutti-:g c ttri i s ii1 t"', ':) Hacll -:l nets r t"tJr to c t 11: : ... Iri t:1e u.J_ Jc rnoo Jce-patrolled to tl1 e head of OJ e ,yOU, h e o ,-;ao o hi'" t.rip ru.1, rnlf ... ours. __ r St .. .:. t, c.:.. z r.o.rc ... rl .:a:-s:. I v.:.sit ith us for L:. ni ii s boat t ... e II E;;b 20) 63 0 Cl t:13 ".:hist er11 an oontinuecl in th t c;; :OO .... r L1 for five 1 oU!'n t':t; II .1.i -en'.; to 0al VL C .... .... e.1 r. 17 r ... t .. pu.ss en0er, .. r Of tafP 0tt e T ...J Date ..... S. ..... : .... ..,: ..... J:..iM7..:::;; ..... ........................... Let le at/": 0 .::. c1:rove JY car to ta'ke r9turn to .1. .. bbeville at 11: 30 ne '.:r .1 :l "'n a 1 C0"1 ot'!.t ') c .p L1 tl: ").., .... ft n to 'Jl: .... r a1 en -3. c:_: to n. "''. ill e that Li 01.1t (Use additional sheet to avoid crowd ing) V er i.J0\.7-0 Each warden sign or initial here:

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Sun.le-' June 29. Je vey e t c -np to He-11 Role a1 at noon. in boat llf eUrROU11 11cl pa troll ecl L the pass. eturn to head axters

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .......... .... .y ............................... STATE. t.oni..si.Rna .................................................. .... ........ IN CL USIVE DATES .............. J:une.-.3.0 ........ to ..... .Jul.y. .. .. 6 ...... 1 41. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co v ered areas patrolled each day List species observed, gi v ing estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date. ..... : .. o.nd?.-. ....... Jun e ..... 3 ............................. I S''m.._ t E-' :10rni nc in A bevi e collect t e bills and .1ai1 to :sr .Benjamin. Dewey left ca'!lp in the boat 11Chick11 at 7: O .. cut t e gr ss around t e soa11 signs in Tor.1 .,., you, a1so ax)l>J.1nd the t .,.o trapper cabins at t .:; ead of o :::P.you, e rt> rn to h. quarters at noon. I return froa bbevi eat 2:30 .:.:. Date ........ Tu .. e.e..rl ... Y ..... Ju_ .. y_ .... l ............................. 6: 0 : :Je ey'-".l.C1 et cO:p inbocit 11vic-11 n sto.rte c ee114 ..s s1., c'"':;:i to :.i ck1 s eti....rn to at 11 :00 A e t ""O De er C' on .,.., e 1 e I e 1 a e f e n g T a ti:> noo ":'e sp nt in camp on coo 1.nt o: b d Date ....... :'.:. $ .. ..... er;.' ........... nl .. ..... Th"' rt 'r is etill b d it a pP.,vy 1 l"lOrrinJ. :30 : De7ef en I l"'f't t''e i o t "Chic,{" nc pD tro, to c ooni:>r B""-:,'ou, an 1 C.o i:> n : ')U, e cut .._,r ss aro1"1 si__,"Ils a P, "717e."1t a1ong, v1e also repairc trP ar:..ie woo e:'l "'i'l1_: on -I p:: f--1 0 z tlie bo1.t 11 ic 11 at 5:h s in t 0 Hci ,.., i:>y fl ts, r .turn to Dewey and I cft o'.lmp in to finis cut tin c t i canp at 11 :OO A .:... In a 1 t e. ,;., t Pr no on c 0a ni 11 t e or"' r in. t e boO ts, d sor:rn 0 0 Date ..... F..;!;'..1 .r.: 8. .... J.1Jl. 7:30 A .weft "rquar+ers in p troJ. .e to De c:. I s rir r C' tu n t cap at 1"" : 30 : r De-E-'y an I sp nt t r 8 :1'"1 c n r-iy c mp. Date ......... ....... :r ... "r. ... : ..... .;; ..... ................ Je-rey nrl ii::! fa1i y <>ft e clc.u-r+.., sat 7:"]) i ... ;. int e bo t II" 1iet er11 to Sp t1 p in e, I r0n in in d'"'ip. I n <'!"';r--.rnoon :p tro 1r'. o"t 11CI'ic.c11 south to C:.."'n er .. :u ,. ""P po1 on B e s e ric_;e, s a...,2.y :rom cr->;:-1p for Q.lr iours. ? rs. I us e'1 v.,., "'E' :1ot,.r s. 1ori "l in er p OU t 0 :' D '"'-;"OU j r'fr :!_ "1'.:P rn 1 Cl: bo + 11 c...i.:: 1 o 1 t i (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ............. .. ..... $.Q.11.0 .. W..f:l..rY ...................... ST A TE .. Lou.i.S .. iana ................................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ......... J:ul.Y ....... ...... t..o ...... Ju.1.Y .... 20 ... 19 41 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting Date ......... :o .n.d9.:.Y. ..... July ..... l. ................................. De ey and I ri::>turn from bbevi 1 e to h eadcuarters in the boat 11pearson11 at 10: 30 A Left caop at 1 :00 P.!: in the boa t 110hick11 patrolled north to Schooner Bayou, and up Cole Bayou, replace tl"O s mall signs, return to cai:1p at 4 : 45 P 6 : 45 : De ey and I 1 eft the headquarters in the boat 11 istler 11 went and cut cattails in the Goose pond on Belle Isle ridge, that pond is full of Widgeon grass this yeax, and also some Floating ducks n .a t r eturn to ca:rap at 10: A .:a r and .rs. a1ter Thibodu acccrmanted by X>uton, of Port rthur, Texas. friends Date ............ ... J..Y.-l.Y. ... .1 ...... ........... z '"'4 De ey and I, along '"'i th friends stayed in Olr.lp v.'lost of t h e day on a ccount olii b a d eather and r ain. In the afternoon, I l eft at 5 :00 p in t h e boa t "Gilbert pearson11 and took uarty of friends to Intracog sta1 City, from there I drove t h an to bbeville in r:1y oar. De ey in oamp. f-i '"'4 r:i::: f-i 0 z Date ........ Thu.r.s.da..y ..... Jul .y ... 17 ........ ......... I return fron boeville a t 10 :OO A De rey 1 eft oamp in the boat "Ohick11 ent up B i g rs1and Ba you to the a m, cut grass arcnnd dam, also aro 1 n d the sl:lal1 signs, rias gone fron headCiuarters about tro and half hours. In the afternnon e m o ed the yard. 0 A Date ........... F.r.i .da.y ..... Ju.l.y...... ....................... Left oarJp in the boa t 11Whistler11 at 7 :00 A patrolle d to South) .est ass, u p to Deaclnan t s Island, the birdS are a beautiful sight several h u ncJ:re ds of the Youngs are not flying yet. there are about 100 n ests still th eggs not hatch, r P t nrn to dlnp at 10 : 30 A L eft c a.:ip a t 1 :00 P .... in 11chick11 p atrolled to Chenier Au T i e r eturn to o'.ln: a Date ........... ...... JuJ .. Y, .... l.9 .............. De'l'Tey left caop in the boa t 11 fhist1er11 a t 7:;/J r to go to bbeville for the Week-end to see for his f athe r I left oamp at g :OO in the 11 Chi ck" a nri patrolle d to the head of Tom 3ayou return to canm at 11 :30 I stayP.d in camp a11 the afternoon, r ain for about three h o lrs. Date ...... Sunda.y. .... .JuJ...y. .... 20 ............. .............. .. De1"'Tey in bbeville I in carm a11 morning 12: ;IJ P .. I l eft m p in the 11pearson" a n d patrolle d out of Deep b ayou aro lnd Redfish point anr o lt to Hell Hole, r eturn to c1 [1Pa t 5 0Q p =n.1 add" / h d .:J .I 1 use tttona I eet to avoi crowatng1 Each warden sign or initial here: .................................................. = .... .... Z .. ... it ...... -. ...... I

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C) < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT S ANCTUARY (or General Area) ...... ..... .. .. Y. ............................... ST A TE .. ..... L.9P..t$i .. ............................................................ .. IN CL USIVE DA T ES ......... J.\;i,J.. Y .. ... gJ .. .l ...... t9. ..... JJ. Y .... ?..7 J.. ... l 41. NOTE: Outline work done, mil eage co vere d areas patroll e d each d ay List s p ec i e s observe d, g i ving e stima ted numbe rs Stat e w h ether r oo s ting feed i n g or nesti n g Dat e ....... r .... ..... JJ. ...... Y ... ... .. ......... ...................... I left car.:1p 7 :30 A .... i n the 11Cllic k11 patrolled north t o Verr.lillioh b ay, east to our lin e near the state Refuge into Fearman lake,and up the head of B i g Island bayou, return to headcuarters a t 11:00 J Dei. ey and his family return from bbeville a t 11: 30 De ey and his son and I, left camp in the "Chick at ltllQ p ent and dl'ift out water hyacinths in the pump-house c anal that was inter- "==-" D a te ....... fueeday ... July ... 22 ....................... .. 6 : 30 A U De ey his son, and I l eft c amp in the boat "Chick" went and finish the cattails job in the pear son ponds, sa 10 Black ducks r e turn to camp a t 11:00 A e l eft camp a t 1 :30 P ._:. in the boa t 11Chick11 :r-ent to visit John Lynch, !I r Ted O 'Ueil at the State game Refuge HeadQuarters, r eturn to cam p at 4 : 30 p .!'. Vl z 1-4 De ey and I, spent ai1 the morning at headquart ers on account of r ain, grind the va1 v e s on the Del co Light plant. 1 :OOP ..1. De ey and I, 1 eft camp in the 11 Chi ck11 and drift out water hyacinths a11 the afternoon in the canal from the pump house to the H adle y flw:le return to camp a t 5 :15 P ..... t: Date ....... Thur .. .... Jul,y ..... 2 .................... P::: 7 : 30 A I Dev:rey his t o sons, and I 1 eft camp m th the Barge and t o boats the 11 ist1e r and Chick" ent to Redfish point, got r-i a load of ciao. shell for o u r ianding at 'City, I ,and 0 the t""'o boys rE>turn to cVille a t 10:00 A I SDent the norning in carap m o winf; the yard. I n the afternoon '!:'fe put the on the marine ays, scrub the hull and orked o n the shaft a d d propelle r Date .......... satu.r..da.y. .. July .... 2-) ............ .. I l eft car.ip a t 7 :30 A .:1. in the boa t 11Fearson11 '!'Tent to Abbeville, D evre y r-ith his family in camp, he painted the Whistle r one coat of paint. and done a little ca 1 king on the hull.

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u -< WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT R a iney S--nct a r y Louisiana. SANCTUARY. (or General Area) ............. .............................. ........... ............................................................ .STATE.. .................................. ........... ...................... .. .............. .......................... IN CL USIVE DA TES ........ J.\J,.l.. Y ...... .. 2 ...... ..... A\;t,.QM.f?..t..3 .. ..... ..1q41 NOTE: Outline work done mileage co v ered, areas patrolled each day. Li s t species observed giv ing estimated numbers. State whether roosting feed i ng or nesting. Date ... Uo.ncU: .. .y. .... .Ju.ly. ...... 2 ...................... .... .. D e,..ey launc h the boa t 11 thPn ent i. th h i s boy and puJ_l the 0-1-na1 g oing to t h e Goo s e pond on Belle I s l e ridge. He use the b o a t 11Cfnic'kr11 o n this work and -ra s g o n e frora camp for fou r h ours I retur n from bbeville a t 1 : 30 ... De ey l eft a t 1 :00 P i n the 11Chick11 patrolle d u p head of Tan bayou, picked up John Lynch in Fearnan lake took h i m to Chenier .tU Tigre r eturn to cam p J.4 Date .... Tues day .... ..................... Dei'Tey and I, snent a11 day a t h e arlc;.uarters scra ped the pai n t off the engine i n the boa. t 111:1hi st1er" and repaint sane a 1 s o pai n"t.e d the dec'.c v:i Da te ..... .. 0..f:l .d?.:. Y ..... ... ..3.0 ... .............. z S :OO : I left hoaciqu_arters i n t h0 b o a t 11 Cfnic k11 and patrolle d t o o u r est line o n S choonf'r b a you, a1so up the head of Cble bayou, r e t urn to caap a t 11: 45 Devrey in caap nork ing on t h e boa t 11 i i s t 1er11. vre finished the painting on the in the afternoon, then pulled the e ngine out of the ror..11 b o a t 11Chick11 0 z Date ...... Th11r.s.cl9.-:y: ..... Jnl.y .. .... 31 ................... .. D eV'e y anc I spent ai1 de:ty a t hPadruarters, t o o k the "Chick engi n e ap
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .. P...ai. ..!::y ..... .S ... n.c:t\.i. -.. y. ................................... ST A TE .... L.oo.i. S .i.ci:-,:;,1... ................................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ..... .1 ... 11.::::!. :.f. .. :t.. ... ...... t ...... .i.+.11. ) .. tS.t ..... l NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ........... Q:J: ll"G :1,:.s.t .... ..lL ........................ I soent all thl" 1orning i:i ca:m scr -"0ing tl"' vc..rnish on the bo?-t up ear son11 Dei-;-ey return fro::1 bbevi11 e to the c:U-t1p at 10 : 30 ....... In the afternoon e put the Red i'iing en :ine back in the boat 11 Chic..'1\:" and paint ail the hull inside. Date ....... T:u .. e .$. .. d8.:Y .... .l+.U.Q;U.$. .. t ...... 5 ................. De ey and I, at headc.uarters a11 norning, finish the paint job on the sr.ia11 boat 11Chick11, a1 so took the head off on the ensJ.ne in the boat 11pearson11 clean the -..,.ater-jaclcet, took the va1ves out to reground. In the afternoon I, left canp in the 11.hist1er11 -< at 1 :30 P :patrolled to Tom bayou, return to canp at v:i Date .......... u .... .lS.t ...... 6 ....... .. De :ey left car:n1 in the 11.':'hist1er11 at 7 :15 A ...... natrolled north to Vernilli on bay and out to ,so.ith est 'Pass and De8-c1:.:ian1 s Island, r eoort there are still ten Sno"' y Eg'l' ets nest -ri th eggs, a about 1$00 of the birds are still using the Island. I stayed in
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z WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A ve nue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ..... R.'3.:.1.P..E? .. Y ..... f? .. .. Y ................................ .ST ATE ..... L.OUi .. 9..i.Q.UQ. ................................................. .............. .. INCLUSIVE DATES .. .......... ......... ..... :J.:.J.:: .. 1 ....... ..... 17, 1941. NOTE: Outline work done mileage covered areas patrolled each day. List species observed, gi v ing estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. I return at hea cuarters from Abbeville at 11:30 De ey spent the morning working on the boat "Pearson". In the afternoon he and I, started the second coat of vmi te on the hull. Date ..... T.:u .. e .13. .. ... .... 1.. 2 ........ ........ .. De ey and I spent the norning in camp, dry dock the 11pearson" and scraped the old copper paint off the bottom to let her dry. e spent the afternoon mo i"ing the yard, al so V"Ork around the little oak trees. Date ..... ..... Augn.s..t ..... 1.3 ......... Dewey and I, at headC:.uarters a11 the morning cutting grass around boathouse, and on !elle Isle lake front so that we can have a good view of the lake. In the aft:ernoon vre painted the first coat of copper paint on the 11pearson' s n bottom. f-i f-i 0 z De'("Tey an I, in c'"'mp all day, re-babbitt the strut and insta11ed a ne-r propeller on th"' boat 11Pearson, late in the afternoon e launch her off the ays. 0 0 Date ...... F.r.i .. daY, ..... ll.C'.llS.t ..... 15 .................... .. De,..,.ey and I continued painting on the "pear son' s11 deck. In the aft0rnoon patrolled to Ton bayou, he used the boat 11 Chi ck11 and as a'.Vay from camp three hours. I left canp at 12: 30 P ::. in the ancl ?ent to Abbeville for so.:ie paint, returned at hea cuarters the sar1e afternoon. Date ...... $9.:.WE .. .... :'::ll,.X,U.13. .. 't ..... l.. .............. De ey left the Heacquarters in the at 7 : 00 : vrent to bbeville for his 7.'eekend I re-main at the oa:tp and '"'aint on the 11P0arson" I left canp at 2 : ?fJ P : in tbe boat 11 C'ni c..1{ 11 an na tr 011d sou th to Chenier Au Ti 3'1'.e, about 150 Snouy '!!!gTets, 50 Louisiana heron a1ong the dlna1s. Return to heC:..( quarters a t 5 :15 .... 1:. Date ......... Sun.d.9-:.y..... u.:.::u.st ..... 17 ............... in bb<=>Vil 1 "" I uatro11 f'' e.s t thru Fear r..ian 10.ke and back to the camp thru V err.1ill ion B I vras gone from hea quarters three hours, and I 1:1sed the beat 11Chick11 on this trip. Egrets fee ing a11 along bay shore. (Use additional sheet to a void crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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'\ WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM 'J NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES i;..:i u < ti) ti) .... ::i::: z .... i;..:i .... 0 z 0 Q 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ............ .. ..... ... .. ... ......................... ST ATE.. ...... L .. O .. JJ .. .. .. ...................... .. ............................... .. INCLUSIVE DATES .... ...... hu .. .. ;u.s..t ..... 1,:; ......... i;o ..... -i;\':l ::'tlS.t .... 24. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ..... -:Q. n .. d<;,Y.... :u.:::ll.R.t .... _l .. ................ .. 6 :30 A I l eft c&op i n the 11Ct1iclc11 patrolled to the north '""est corner of the sanct'lary on Schooner b:-yQ.1, took d o il the b i g si;:;n on section 11, a1so the one f a ceing the old Intracoasta1 canal, then continue on Ver:-1illion b y to section 2 9 the t:1ird b i g sie;n is located, too it do"ll aiso brought to ca1:ip to be relettered1 I retn:rned to at 11:00 ... .J... "" ......... \.. i Date ...... T u g .. r :: .. ...., ..... :.i 'U'QlSt ...... 19 .. ......... .. DeT""'ey left c reuLlrn av car1p a :30 A .::. We B "Jen t the afternoon pai nting a coat of .I'..ite nai n t on those si ,ns. First seen iea Date ...... :::'.':.e.dn.es .. u.gist ...... 20 ....... 7 :00 A : Derey l eft heft the caop i n the II Chick" at 1 :00 P ... : wen t to bbeville to see h i s f ather, I re;.:1ain i n ca1:ip doing house cl ea.n ing and -ashing clothe. ): Lionel L e.B anc E..nd his boys stop a t for a short visit Date .. .F.:r.i .. da.y... :u..gust ..... 22 ...................... De ey in bbeville a11 day a i,n..ti c:. 5-0 o. th .J?ria11 ms to r etter d I run the boat 1 Pear son to the lane ing c .,.,r ad t a.,. t 'bac'k" on. r e t irn back to caI.lp at 3 : 30 1?. 'r e n ov e:r Bel le Isle lak e 1 4 3 1 ue:;ringed T ea.1 s Date .......... .. .. r.113.:.Y ......... ugu s.t ...... 2.3,. ...... .. I in bbeville a11 the t::lorning, in the afternoon I drove to port rthur, Texas visit with r.ly brothers. De1""eY in c amp trac.. ing 1 etters on the big v.oo den signs. .. .. .. at headquarters, in the Each si n r initial here: he left car.lp in the 11Chick11 at 2 : 30 P \n bj -/.. r and patrolled to Tom bayou return to camp at ... ..... 5 :00 P .::. I return to Abbeville from port Arth .. ,. ..................................................................................................... .. at 7 :00 P (Use additional sheet to avoid cr owding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ............ ..... .................... STATE .... .. INCLUSIVE DATES ..... .... ?.. 5 ..... :ti.o. .. Jl., 1941. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, fee ding or nesting. Date ....... ........ u.gu.a.:t ..... 25 ................ I rteurned at he&dqiarters :trom Abbeville at 11:00 A. K. newey left the sanctuary in the morning for hie vaoatton. I epent the afternoon at camp traceing letters on the big stgna. Seen on Belle Isle l&ke 25 Blue-Winged te&1s. Date ....... in the boat peareon &nd went to Hell Hole, Southwest pass, ])e&dman !Bland. Egrets feed.ing a11 over in the p&aa, a1eo &long the ahorea on Vermillion B&y return to camp at 11:15 A. II. Left o8aq> in the boat 10bidc1 ai P. 11. patrolled to the head of Big Is1and b&you, ,aw 5 .. < blua.wtnged and two Deer, return to camp at 4: p. K. vi Date ........ W.e dn.ea.da..J.. Augus t ..... 27- Spent the morning at camp, Olean the three boats, paint on ome of the big stgna. lll". 1'!'-1 ton Guidry and l4l'. re11x Jlnilez, w&.rdena on )(&rah Island rtatt me for &bout one hour, there boat the 111111 K&pl&n 20-35'. I left oamp at 2:00 p. )(. in the 1 C!li ct went in the peareon pondl!I looted oTer the oa.tta.1111 we mt in July, return to oBmp at 4:15 P. )(. t: Date ........ Tburs.d&y. ... .1.u.gua:t .... 2g ....... 7:-,, .t.. )(. X left o&mp in the 10hidt1 went tbru the B&dley nate, saw 'JO Blue-Winged tea.is, 11 Bl&<*: l)l<*:, then went f-4 0 z to the Qooae pond on Belle I8l.e ridge, e&w one Deer, return to o&mp at 10: J) .t.. K. In the afternoon I toot Ml". Lionel LeBlano to loot over the trapping o&bin on Deep bayou. 0 Cl Date ..... ft. i .d&y. .. A.ugua t .... 29 ..... ............. In camp ai1 the morning, wort on the 1 Chi dt Left he&dCllartere at 1:00 P. K. in the boat 1 Chick' patrolled to the head of T bayou., on my way back in rearman l&ke saw about 25 Blue-Winged tea1s, a1ao talt to some fisherman tr om AbbeVille, return to oamp at 4: p. Jl. Date ...... in the '1'h1Stler1 went to Abbeville for mail and food, h&Te a eo eft the rord in .lbbnilJe to haye the na.me change. I returned to h c:par ere at :115 i. K. Seen on my way bade on Vermillion b&J 50 Blue-winged teals. Date ...... 1n peareon went to Ohenier Au Tigre, lots of Egrets feeding &long the oana1a &nd ovfd the ma.rah, return to o&lllD at 11 :OO .t.. K. had a little rain in the afternoon. (U1e additional 1heet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: __ ._...

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ..... ..... ................................ ST ATE ...... Lout.s.tana ........................................................... 4 INCLUSIVE DATES ......... S .. ep .. t..emb .. e.r. ..... l,. ...... to ..... S .ep. t ... 7 19 1 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co vere d areas patrolled each day. List species observed, gi ving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date .... Jtond$.y. .... S.ep t ........ 1 .............................. 6:00 A. II. I left the he&dcparters in the boat "Whistler" and patrolled north to the mouth of Deep Ba.you, then. ea.st on Verm illion bay talk to fisherman done some fishing my Self. Return to oBmp at 9:'30 A. Jrt.on account of bad weather and rain. I Spent a11 the afternoon in oBmp on acoount of rain. Date ....... '1\1.ee. ..... S .ep. t ... 2 ........................... .. In camp a11 &ly ra1n continue, I boxed two pro e:u..er. s to be shi to Chris-craft corporation for reconditioning. e prope ment ron, one for the boat Blue crooae, and. the other the boat "'flh1st1er". 12 Blue-winged teals on Belle Isle 1ake, and 6 Purple uartins at oamp seen by Self. [,/) Date .... W e .dnes .. @y: ..... S .. ep. t ......... 3 .............. .. 7:00 A. :M. I left in the boat Whistler" went and put u the big on Scboot1e'r a.you, one on section 11 and e ot ng lie old In traooasta1 oana1, return to oamp at 11:00 A. M. Left he&dQ.J.arters at l:,:> p. K. in the "Chicle" ut up big_ Sign at the mouthe of Deep bayou, __,._,.... eo o _9-at. tn-e state line on Vermillion bay, retu ,.... Date .. .. .. Thtlrs p. K I left camp in the 11Whist1er" and patrolled to Tom bayou, from there went to Intracoasta.1 01 ty ,met Dewey at the landin he returned. from is vacation &nd come out to camp Date ...... sa m r a.ay .... S ept...... 6............ .. .. 6:30 A. K. Dewey left camp in boat "Clhidt" and pqt the new smalJ. signs south to Ohenier Au Tigre &long the canal, return to o&mp at 11:,:> A. M. Left camp again at l:,:> in the "Cbiclc and post sma.11 s1gns going north to Deep bayou. O bis 10 m11es o e-s gmp.g took 39 of the 50 new signs I h&d made, he return to 'CfJ. at q.. M. I ent the d.8. in Abbe 1 (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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u -< WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .......... ..... ........................... .ST A TE ..... L.OU1.S.. i .ana .............................................................. September g to Sept. 14, 1941. INCLUSIVE DATES ................................... .................................................................... NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date .......... .9.A ..... .......... ....... !L ................................... I left Abbeville at 9:00 A. m. Dewey met me at the Landing in the 1Wh1Stler we returned to camp at 11: ,:> A. )(. Left the headCJ,l&rters at 1:00 P. K. in the Whist1er, and went to Cole Bayou started to br :.le down the tra n bin, returned to camp at 5 :00 p. M. Saw on ip five Blue-winged teals on Vermillion bay. Date ....... Tue s .a.ay. .... S .ep.t ..... 9 ................ '. ....... Left headq.iartera at 5:,:> A. JI. Dewey and I, in the and the sarge went to Cole Bayou and continue to break oown oabtn all the morning, In the afternoon we finish the cabin, then loaded the lumber on the :ear ge and towed to Intraooasta1 C1 ty to our Iftnding. Returned to camp at 4:45 p. K. [/) Date ....... .... S.ep. t ........ 10 ....... .. 6:00 A. M. Dewey and I left the he&dbeY!f e an ad tg fc le. Dewey 1 eft camp in the 1Chidc1 &nd post new signs &long b&y shore of section 19 20 -29. t: Date ... Tb.Uf. .. S..dAY, .... S ep.t .... 11 ....................... .. P:: Dewey left camp at 6:00 A. M. in the . 8 Left bead()la.rters at 12:J) p. J(. Dewey and I in the 'WhiBtler z rut grass in the canal to goose pond, returned to camp at 5:30 t. K. Saw on this trip 5 Blue-winged teals, over Belle 0 Date .. .... S .. ept ......... 1.2 ....................... .... .. 6:)'.) A. Jl. Dewey and I left he&dQuartere in the "Whistler" and continue the grass cutting in canal to goose pond., ret-trned at camp at 11: 30 A. !l. We spent the afternoon at headQuarters uaintwhi te,on the old BiSD:S which was rep&aoed with new onet. ate .. Sa..tur.da.. 7 .... S ep.t ........ 1.3 ....... .. Dewey left ca.mp 6:30 A. M. in 1Whist1er11 went to Abbeville for the weekend, I rmain in o8-q">, strong northeast wind blowing, at 11:00 A. 11. the weather Bureau f!J-ve storm we.ming for this Vi otni ty on the Radio, from 11:00 .l. K. that night,to 2:00 P. K. sund&y morning the storm continued, but no ctamage to boats or the buidings, water over the breakwater fQJ.r n e-a. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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u < Cl) Cl) ,..... f-i I z ,..... f-i ,..... f-i 0 z 0 i::l j WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT Rainey sanctuary Louisiana. SANCTUARY (or General Area) ................................................................................................................... ST A TE.. .............................................................................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ..... S eP,t ember ..... 1 5 ..... to ..... S .ept ...... 21, 1941. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date.llo .. ..e ............ 1 5 .. ,. ........................ .. 7: "5) A. M. I 1 eft oamp in 1 Obi ok1 went and open flume to Nick' 11 1ake, aiso the one to HacD. ey :nata return to camp at 11 :oo A. K. Th wa.t g d ver sa1;W. Dewey return from bbeville at 10:30 A. M. Dewey and I spent a11 the afternoon in camp on acoount of rain. Date ....... Tues .. dfl, y: .... Sep.. t ...... 1 6 ................ .. Dewey and I left camp at 7:00 A. K. in the 1Wbistler1 cut grass in the pump house oana1 g:>ing ea.st to Hadley flume, returned in camp at 11 :oo A. K. we epent the afternoon in oBmp painting the second coat on fifty sma11 signs. Seen on Belle IsJse l&ke 35 J'a.lvous tree ducks, 10 Blue-winged tea.is. Date ....... w e dn es .d&y. .... Sep t ... .. 1 7- ...... Dewey and I 1 eft o&mp at 7 :OO A. K. in the ttli dc1 pulled graea out ot canal going west to Goose pond returned to camp at 10:30 A. ll. Dewey left camp in 'WhiBtleT1 at 1:00 P. K. patrolled to head ot Tom baypu, seen on his way 25 ll'lll vous tree dlloka, he ret.. urn to camp at 11-:00 P. K. I went Iieiped '.If'. Lionet LeBianc move the trapping cabin from Deep b&JOU to his property. ...... .. .. Dewey, 19pent the morning working on the engine. In return for Deweys work Kl'. LeBlanca bo ye helped I, cut the grass near the marine we.ye. Dewey and I 11p ent the afternoon in camp on aooount of bad weather Bnd rain. Kr. Lem.ance a.leo remained with his HOllBe-boat at camp 'for the afternoon and night. Date ...... ft.1..d&y .... Sept. ...... 1 9 ................... .. Kl". Lem.anc left for Abbeville at 5 :oo 4. K. Dewey and I left oamp at 6:J> A. K. in the "Chick went Schooner and Cble bayou, seen on tbfa trip 50 J'lllvoue tree &lcks on Vermillion bay, one Deer at the mouth e roo:, "ttil'n to camp at 10:45 .a.. K. Dewey Spent the afternoon at camp, repaired the gutters on the boal-houae. I left camp at 1:00 P. K. in 1Whistler1 went to Date .......... S a1nr'day .. sep t .. .. .. as ; ...... Dewey Spent the morning in ca.mp working on the Chi ck' engine, I in Abbeville for the week-end. Dewey left he&dCJJ,arters in the boat 1 Chicle" went to Cherli er Au Tigre, he was out on this trip tour hours. Date ......... .... S .ept ......... 21 ...................... .. I apen't the day in AbbeVille, Dewey in oamp &11 d.&y on acoQJ.nt of bad weather and rain. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each r warden sign/f' initial here: ........................ ................................ ...... .................. .............................

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT Rainey Sanctuary Louisiana. SANCTUARY (or General Area) ............................................................................... ................................... STATE ....... ..................................................................................................... u < INCL IVE DATES ..... S ep .. t ..... ?..2 ..... t .. o ... S .ept .... 2g .. ... 1 9 41 E: Outline work done, mileage co vered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ... .. ... J?.P. .... ..... ...... ........ ........ t .................... I return from Abbeville to headcparters at 1O:3 st r warning out for the LQ.liSi&na & Texas coast, Dewey and I took the three boat's out of boat-house and anchor them in main oa.nal. The wind 1s northeast blowing &bout 25 m. P h. the tide 1s coming Up fast and very sa1ty. torm continue thru the night, We stood by l'lk)St of the night. Date ............ ...... ........... 3................ .. Storm continue thru the day, the wind is now east and indt'e&se to about 35 m. p. h. tide 18 still ex>mingup, wen whave 6 of water over tha br-ea.Q& ter About 4o Pn-0-war over .Belle ISl. e l& e, l&ck Skimmers on '""the e spent a11 day at head,. vi Date.W..edn.esd&y ..... se:pt .... 24 .... ..... ....... vi Dewey and I, in camp all morning storm contimie, the wind is now from the south and decreased to about 25 m. P h. tide _.,.s_,2 over the breakwater, th about two &nd one half feet v the low marsh. p. }.{. e s""iirm i8 jijat about over, Dewey and I, left camp and patrolled from Deep Bayou to Ohenier Au Tigre, saw 9 Deers, we used 1Whist1er was ne three hours t: Date ... Thur.. e ... S ep t .. ..... 2 5 ............... 7:00 A. Y. I left camp in the 1Blue Goosen went to Abbev1Jlle return at Bob Allen Landing, the new name painted on the Blue Goose and return to headCh.la:rters at 4: 30 p. M. Dewey left o ()"ii.mp at 1: 00 P. JL. in the n Cbi ck" went the head of 'lbm bayou z he report hundred or more Lcui s1ana herons and Snowy Egrets feed. ing a1ong the bayous banks, he return at ca at 4:00 p. u. 0 A Date ..... n 1 .. ... 6. .. e.p:t. ... t.. ... 2 ... .... Dewey and I epent a11 morning at headca:rters cleaning the drift on the J&rd cause by the storm. Seen the first Pintails for this sea.son over Belle Isle bayou,. also about 150 Blue-Winged tea1s. 1 :00 P. u. Dewey and I left camp in the "Wb1Stler" went to Hell Hole return to camp at 4: 45 p. u. John Lynch arrived at camp b walk over the mar sh Date .... S .atur .da.y. .... S e .pt .......... 27 ..... John and I, left camp in the boat "Chi dt" at 7: 00 A. M. walk on section 13, where the rats have eaten the marsh, we a; so section 11, on Schooner batou, this to has been en revious,and we find tliose area back in great shape with a grow of' about half normal ,with a few rats a11 thru this oad marsh. ewey 1 eft camp at 7 :30 A. M. for the weekend in Abbeville, I took J n to Chenier Au Tigre that night, return to camp. Date ..... S.un y .... Sept ....... 2g ....................... Left he&dQ.larters at 6: A. u. in the "Blue Goosen patrolled to Southwes pass and De&dmans Island, Egrets and Louisiana heron feeding a11 thru the pass, seen 75 Bluewingedl 27 J\J.lvous Tree-dudes, return to dlmp a 11:00 M. Dewey in Abbeville. ach warden sign or initial here: I (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .......... ..... .......................... ST A TE ....... .............................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES .... S..e.p.:t ....... g9 .. ....... :t0. ..... 0 .. 0:t.O.. P .e..X.: ..... 5, 1941 Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. te ..... M:onda.y. ..... S.ep.. t ..... 29 ..................... f:OO A. },(. John Lynch and I, left in the boat "Chick" WS.lk part of section 30, and 31, where the rats have eaten out the grass years preVious, this we find ooming bSC k Slow and still have some Opening in places. '!be bird.S that are using those ponds are Egrets, ns, BJ.a.ck terns, and a few Black ducks and Blue-Winged tea1s ewey return from Abbeville at lO:;o A. y. John and I spent afte on in dfl.mp. Date ...... Tu..es.da.y. .... S .ep. t ........ .JO .......... .. John 1 eft camp went on :MolLhenny land. Dewey and I left camp 7:00 A. y. in the "Whist1er11 went and pull grass out of dfl.nal going to goose pond return to camp at 11:00 A. )(. John return to camp at noon. Dewey left camp at 1:30 P. :M. in "Ohick" went put up new signs on Tom Bayou, he return to camp at 5 :OO :t. M. John went to Deep take in the afternoon and back to AbbeVille. I < the afternoon at he&dcparters. V) Date ..... W.e.dn.eB.day. ..... Q c.t ob.er ...... 1 ...... 6:00 A. M. Dewey and I, started out in he 11Whist1er11 for southwest pass, but was force to return on acoount of bad weather, seen on Fearman lake 75 Blue-winged, and few mack Ducks, return to camp at 9:00 A. K. Dewey spent the afternoon in dfl.q> working on Deloo light plant. I went to Abbeville 8)t repairs for the boat "Chick, seen on Deep Bayou two marsh hawk, those are the first for the season. t; Date ............ 'l'hur.s .a.a.y. .... o.ct ...... 2 ........ Dewey Spent the morning ation for th water a his camp. + return to camp from Ablteville at 10:30 with the repairs for the boat "Chick". We Spent a11 the afternoon at headquarters, finish w1 th the water tank a1so hau1 out the barge on marine ways, put new water pump on the f-i 0 z "Chi de' s" engine. 0 Dewey and I, left camp in the Whis-tler replace old signs with new ones from Indian Point around to southwest pass, look for one of the big new sign that the storm has 'iown away unable o find it, return to camp at 11:00 A. ll. W-e work on barge in the afternoon. a1so painted one eoat of green. At 5:00 P. K. Dewey left camp in the "Chick went to Abbeville to see his Si ck father, I remain at headquarters. Date ..... Sa.tu. r .day. .... Q .ot .......... 4. .................... .. Dewey met me at the ianding at 7:?1) A. M. he oome out to oBmp in the boat "Chick" I went to Abbeville for the week-end, Dewey work on barge in the morning. In the afternoon Dewey work on yard, and the boat Chi ck". (Use additional sheet to ayoid crowding)

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT Rainey Sanctuary Iouisiana. SANCTUARY (or General Area) ................................................................................................ ................... STATE .......................... .................................................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ........ .. ...... ..... Y.. 9 ... .9. 9 .1i.'.... 1..?. I 1941 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co vere d, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. .. 5: 45 A. M:. I return to headquarters at 10 :30 A. M. on my way back I saw 50 Blue-winged over Yer million bay. Left camp at 1:90 P. K. in the "Ob.ick patrolled to the head of Big Island bayou, return to oflmp at 4'.:30 P. K. Date ..... TaesdayOct77:00 A. u. I left camp in the 11Wh1st1er patrolled to Hell Hole and Indi&n Point, saw &bout 150 Snowy EgTets and Louisiana herons feeding a1ong bay shore and on the marsh, I return to camp at noon. I spent the afternoon at camp working on our barge. v:i Date ... W .ednes. day ..... O .ct ..... g .... ........ .... f-4 0 z I spent the morning e0pper paint the bottom on the barge, and iaunch same. Dewey return to o&mp on the mail boat at noon. Dewey and I, left camp at 1:30 p. M. in the "llli.it" went and pull orab e:Faas out of oana1 going east to Hadley nats, camp at 4:45 P .u. on our way back to camp saw two deers near the pear son pond$. Date .... ...... O c t ... 9 ........................ In the morning we wS-lked on 9: ao-u-th o-f he8..d(Jla:rters :up....t e pondS, we find the rats arzve; on this area,,, an they are eating out the grass. We epent the afternoon in camp cleaning the ee boats. 0 Cl Date ... J'r .1.(}8.. y ..... o .ct ..... 1 0 ................................ Left camp at 5:30 A. u. in the "Whistler" and barge, went to Bob Allen Landing, work ail day on breakwater, return to camp at 5:15 p. K. Seen the first flock of 25 geese oome over the camp. Date ................. .... Q .. ct ...... 11 ............. Left he&dQuarters at 6:00 A. K. and continue on the breakwater at the landing until DOon, I went in to Abbeville, and Dewey return to camp at 1:30p. 14. Date .. Sunc:l&y. .... Q .ct ........ 1 2 .......... x. ..... spent the day in Abbevill ach warden i to Tom bayou return at 11 :30 A, M. he le:rt camp ,,. Dewey left oBmp 7:00 A. M. in "Cbick1 patrolled '7 ff} dA at .30 P. u. in "Blue Goose went to Southwest around Redfish point back to camp at f: ...... .... .............................................. .. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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:i u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT Rainey Sanctuary Louisiana. SANCTUARY (or General Area) ................................................................................................................. STATE.. .............................................................................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ......... 0 .. ..... 1.3.1...... t9 ..... Q .Q:t.,, ...... l 9, 191+1 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co vere d areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date .... .... O .. ct ......... l J. ........................... I returned from Abbeville to Bob A1 len landing met Dewey, and he and I, worked a11 day wheeling dirt in the breakwater, return to headquarters at 5: 30 P. M. Date ...... ..... O .. c t ......... l .!:t. ...................... Left Ca.I?J> at 6: 30 A. M. in the "Chi ck" rut grass around sma.11 Signs on canal going south to Chenier Au Tig:ee, return to camp at 11:00 A. M. spent the afternoon in camp, saw 19 Blue geese come over the camp going west. V'l z >-C DateWeanes-day .... Oct .... 15 ... ; ................ .. Dewey and I left headquarters at 6:00 A. M. in the"Blue Goose" he drove me to Abbeville in the truck and he return to camp the sam e day. I bought 75 bags of rice, left for New York to attend oor annual Convention. :i t: Date ....... Thurs.day ..... O .. at ........ 1 .. ................. Dewey spent a11 morning in camp on account of rain. In the afternoon Mr. A. Cha11Vion whom I have sold the trapping cabin, come and ask for permission to move the cabin. Dewey left camp at 1:30 P. M. in the "whistler" and patrolled to Hell Htle !-t 0 z and Tcm Bayou, return to camp at 5:30 P. M. 0 A Date ....... rr. 1 .day .... Q.ot ......... 1.7 ............................ .. Dewey 1 eft camp at 6:00 A. M. in the "Chi ck" went to Tom bayou where Mr. ctiauvion was taking the trapping cabin down, he return to camp at 10: ,:> A.M. Dewey 1 eft camp at 1:00 p. M. in the "Chick" went and put-up a blind for photography at Goose pond on Belle Isle Ridge, he return to camp at 5:00 P. M. Date .......... Sa.tiir.day .... Q .ot ...... i.g. ............ .. Dewey spent the morning at head'ltlarters re-built the blind on Belle IB1'e iake near the camp. Dewey left camp at 1:00 P. M. in the "Cbi ck" and patr011 ed cnt thru Deep Bayou, aorth to Schooner '\jlyou and up to the head of Cole :sayou, h; returned to camp at 6:00 P. M. he saw on Vermillion Bay,15 pinta11 (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION O F AUDUBON SOCI ETIES 10 06 Fifth Avenue, New Y o rk, N. Y. SANCTUAR Y D E P A R T M E N T Rainey Sanctuary Louisiana. SANCTUAR Y ( o r General Area) ..... ................... ................................................................................... .STATE .............................. ....... ... ., . ................. .... ................. .............. .. INCLUSIVE DATES ... 0 .. c.to.b.e. r ..... 2.0T' .... t o ...... o.c. t ....... 26 I 191+1 N OTE: Outline work done, mil eage covered, areas patrolle d eac h d ay List species ob serve d g i ving estimated numb ers S ta t e whethe r r o osting, feeding o r n esting. D ate ..... Menday. .... o.et .. ,... .... 20 ....... ......... .. ......... ... Dewey l eft the camp at 6:00 A. M. in the "Whistler" and the barge, went to Intracoasta1 Ci ty,1oad the 75 bags of rice and return to oamp in the afternoon. Mr. Lionel LeB1anc' s boys help Dewey to unload at oamp. D ate ...... Tu.es day. Q c t ... .... 2]. ....... ........... Dewey spent the morning at headcp.arters, repaired the Bob Allen sign a1so repaint same, and built a new iarge sign to be place at southwest pass. Dewey left camp at 2:00 P. M in the boat i:i:i "Chi ck" and patrolled to Chenier Au Tigre, he saw on this trip u two deer, 25 and few coots, he return to oamp at -< 5 :00 P. M/. ..... ... : Y -... -... ..... --Ot -.... = ? = ? ... -..... -.... -... Dewey l eft the h eadquarters at 7:00 A. M. in th "Chick" went thru the nad1ey flats, saw few coots, and Black-crowned night herons, aiso Snow L eg_;-ets tee.ding tu-r to ca:ntp at 11 :oo. M. in the afternoon he went to Tom bayou talk to ieasee on section 16, (school land) return to camp at 4:30 P.m. i:i:I f-i >-4 f-i 0 z D ate ....... Thur s day ..... O .ct ..... : ... 2.J ............... Dewey left headq.iarters at 7:00 A. M. in the boat "Chick' went cut grass arrund signs in Big rs1and Bayou, a1so replace three new ones, return to camp at 10:30 A. M. in the afternoon Dewey wa1ked north of headcp.arters and tryed to burn, but to wet re turn to camp. few Blue geese coming over going west. 0 Cl D ate .... F rtday ..... Oet .... 24 ... ........................ .. Dewey left headcp.arters at 6:00 A. M. in the boat "Whistler" wheel dirt at Intracoasta1 City, return at camp 5: 30 in the afternoon, he noticed several hundred geese, coming over frQn the north and gOing west. D ate .......... ga. turd.8. y O et.-25........... .. Dewey s pent a11 day at headquarters, sma11 flocks of Blue and snowy geese coming over a11 day, but none stoping on our !! tuary yet, a1so a few scattered flight of chlcks coming in on Bel le Isle iake. I arrived from liew York in Abbeville this mor_ ning very tired. (Use additi o na l sheet to avoid crowding)

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue New York, N Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area ) ........ Rai. ne.y .... S .an.ctu.ax..y ............................. ST ATE ......... Lou.i .Si.ana ..... ....... ...................... ........... ........ INCLUSIVE DATES ........ .. N.Q.Y..e.mP. .. ...... 3 ........ :t .. 9 .... .No .Y. ........ 9' 19 41 NOTE: Out lin e work done, mil eage co vere d areas p a troll e d each da y List s p e cies ob served, g i ving e stim a ted numbe r s St a t e whethe r r oo sting, feeding o r nesting. .... N .O.Y..emb .. e.*....... J,, ............... Left headcparter s at 6: 00 A. M in boat "01.i ck" met Dewey at Audubon Landing, load fQJ.r oords of stove wood on barge return a t oamp and unload wood. Seen on Vermillion bay, a heavy flight of Blue and Snowey geese, several sma.11 nooks of Pintails fl.Ying. We h ave now on Belle I s1 e Lake, about 150 canvasback, and a few sea.up ruoks. Date .. Tu e e .. da.:.y ..... Nov.emb..er ..................... W e left headquarters at 7:?/J A. M in the "Blue Goose" and start ed out to Southwest pass, b a d ignition trouble,we was force to return at headquarters for repair, w e then ep ent the rest of the afternoon at working on the i gn i-ti on. V') D ate ...... W.e.dn. e $ .. N o .v e m b e r ...... ; ... 7:0 0 A M in the "Blue Goose" we left camp went to Southwest p ass, and put up the new big sign, the storm had wash away we then oome in Hell Hole, and Dewey wS.lk on section 1 and I w8-lk west on section 2, and 3, about 2500 geese feeding on sec.. tion 3, we return at oamp 2:15 P. M. In Hell Hole, on t h e Stat'e have observed some 5000 Geese on the Sand banks. t: D ate ....... Thu.rs .da.y: .... Nov..emb.ex. ..... 6 .. iz 9: 30 A. M. Dewey 1 eft oamp in the "Chick" went thru the Hadley Flats, seen about 200 mixed ducks, he then walk section 29, and 2g, set fire and he return to camp at 4:30 P. M. I, walk south 6 of headQuarters on section 6, and 7, up to the Pearson Ponds and z set fire, in the pearson ponds, we have about 1000 mixed ducks, I return at headcparters at 3: 30 P. M 0 Q Dat e ...... F..ri .. da. y .... No v emb.er ..... 7.. 7:30 A. M Dewey and I left camp in the "Chick" went and open the aa.o;. :t.Q t, retutii a:rcamp a noon. left camp in the "Whist1ern at 1:00 P. M Dewey burn the marsh on west of Vermillion Bay, I went and burn on Schooner bayou, we return at head'll.larters at 5:00 P. M. seen severa1 t h ou.. sand geese ,flying west. Da t e ...... ... .No .v.:.emb.e:r. ...... S ..... I left oamp at 7:00 A. M in the 11Whist1er" went to Abbeville for the week-end, Dewey l eft camp in the "Chick" and went thru Nick's take, he r ,eports 3000 mixed ducks, and in the pearson Ponds, about 700 mixed ducks. In the afternoon he went and burn on Big rs1a nd bayou, the ducks are very scarce today on Belle Isle lake. Date ..... ..... 1!.P. ..... ........... QY..em.b.. e .l' ...... 9. ............ Dewey left the heB-d
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N Y. S ANCTUARY D E P A RTMEN T SANCTUAR Y (or General Area ) ......... Ra.1.ne y .San.c tu.ar .y.: ................. ... ........ ST A T E ..... Loui.st.ana ..... .. ........................ ......... ...................... INCLUSIVE DATES ..... No:v.:emb.er ...... 10 ....... t o ..... :No.v .... 16 1 41. N OTE: O utline w o r k done, mi leage c overe d areas patro ll e d each d ay Lis t species obser ve d g i ving estimate d numb ers. S t at e w h ethe r roo sting, feeding or nesting. Date .Monda.y. .... No:v. ....... 10 ................................. I return from Abbeville to headquarters at 11:30 A. M. Dewey left camp at 7:"'!/J A. M.in "Chick" patrolled to Hell Hole, he report 5 .000 geese feeding on the State Refuge near our line he return to camp at 2:?1J p. M. Mr. Ted O'Keil and Mr. perkin visit with us for about an hour. '!be ducks ar v ecy scarce on. Bel1e si.e lake today I dont thi nk ere are m ore then 200 mixed. Date .. Tu .esd ay. NOV ll ... 7: 00 A. M. Dewey and I, left camp in "Cbick" he got off at Nick's nume went thru Ni ck' s lake and walk to section 16, (school iand) I went around with the boat pi ck him up in Tom baycn, he reports 3000 mixed ducks in Nick's lake, we return to camp at 1:30 p. M. u W e Spent the rest of afternoon at camp. The ducks are the same on < Belle rs1e take. VJ Date ... ... W.e .dn.esday .... ]Jov ....... 1.2 .............. 7:30 A. M we left headqiarters in "Whistler" patrolled to the h ead of Tom baycn, Dewey wa1k south to Leo's Ridge and set some fire, I wa1k east to State Refuge line where some 10000 geese are feeding, we return to headqiarters at 2:00 P M. 1:ve 'h ave today on Belle Isle lake 00 (ll.nvasback 200 Soaup, very few Ma1iar.d and about 1 ue-wi.nged, I h a ve a1so noticed a few Redheads. ........ :: Date Tb.ur aday. .... Nov ...... 1J ....... .... .......... P:: W e Spent the morn i n g at headqiarters cleaning house and the boats, we a1so work some on the yard. Left camp at 12: 30 P. M in "Whist.le! I got off on the west side of Deep bayou and wa1k thru to the head 6 of Cole b a )tou setting Dewey went around w1 th the boat and pi ck z me up, w e return to camp at 5:00 P. M I saw on this wB-lk 4oo mixed ducks. The ducks on Belle Isle lake remain the same. 0 Cl D ate ...... F.r 1 .da. y ... Nov. ....... 1.4. .... .... ...... ....... .. g:oo A. M I left headquarters in "Whistler" patrolled to cur west line on Schooner bayou, a1so walk section 11, and tryed to burn, re turn to camp at noon, Dewey wa1k and set fire south of headq.iartere up to Pearson Ponds, he reports 1500 mixed ducks there at this time. W e have put out the first rice t ... duck feed) today on Belle Isle lake, the ducks are ver y scarce at headqarters but a.re common on the marsh. D a te .. Sa.tur .. da.y ..... Nav ... ...................... Dew ey l eft headqiarters at 7:00 A. M in the "WhiBtler" and went to Abbeville for his Weekend off. I left camp in the "Chick" at 7:30 A.M. went thru the Hadley Flats, som e 2000 ducks useing those flats at this time, most of those ducks a.re Malla.rd, and Pintail, with sQne Shovellers, the south ast e o S-elle Is e Riqge, we now have 1 000 Blue and Snow Geese, I return at headQuarters at l O M D a te ..... Sunday ...... N .ov. ....... 1 .6 .................. ........... Dewey spent the. day in E ach warden s i gn o r initial here: Abbeville, I r emain in camp a11 day not feeling # pt well due from a bad head cold. The duck s on Bell !Sle take have increase today, we now h ave 120 0 /T '{/ mixed ducks, and 500 Coots. (Us e additi o na l sheet t o av oid cro wding)

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New Y o rk, N. Y. SANCTUARY D E P A RTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ......... .. e..Y. .... .. ..................... STAT E .... loU. 1 .. Si.ana. ............................................................ IN CL USIVE DATEs No .v..eml.:;Le.r. ... .1.7 .. ..... to ...... N.Q. V ........ 2 3 19 41 N OTE: O utline w ork done, mileage c o vered, areas patrolle d eac h d ay List species ob served giving estimated numb ers. State whether roo sting, feeding or nes ti ng D ate .. .llon.day ..... N.av..enb .. er ...... 17 ............. I, fed ducks on Belle Isle lake, 7:JJ A. M. I, left camp in the 11Chick" patrolled to Hell Hole, and up head of Hog bayou, talk to trappers on State Refuge, about 10 ,000 geese on section ,2, & 33, I return to camp at2:JJ p. M. Dewey return from Abbeville to camp 10:30 A. M. We have now 2000 canvasback on Belle Isle lake, few other ducks. D ate ... Tu. e s .. del:: y No. v .emb..er ..... let ..... 9:30 A. M. we left headquarters in the "Whistler" went to Indian point and Southwest pass,walk thru the marsh and set fire we ret.. urn at camp 4: 45 P. M. about 2000 geese on Indian Po int, at quarters on Belli e Isle lake we have today about mixed ducks most of them are Canvasback. V) D ate ....... W..edn.e.s .day. .... N..ov.emb er ..... 1.9 7:30 A. M. Dewey went to Chenier Au Tigre in the boat "Chick", he ta1k to Mr. SegTere and walk on marsh near the beach front, they report 10,000 geese, Dewey return to camp atnoon. I went thru Nick's lake and the pear son Ponds, 3500 mixed ducks. We left in after-noon went on marsh of Belle Isle lake tryed to burn but teuwet. t; D ate ........ 'lhu.rs .. a.ay. .... N.o.v..emb.er ...... 20 S: 00 A.)(. ltl'e left headquarters in the "dhick"walk along State Refuge line, replace some woren out signs, aiso set some fir ee, at the head of Tom bayou. We talk to trappers on section 16, (e choo1 E-t land) we return at headquarters 4: 45 P. M. on Vermillion bay near the Holdmans lake on section 29, we have 1500 geese, the ducks on Belle Isle lake remains the same today. o D ate ........... Fr.1 .daY. .... N.o.v..emb .. e.r ..... 21. .... De ey and I, Spent a11 morning at headquarters chle to bad weather and rain, we tied the ducks a little rice, and clean the three boats. The ducks we have toady on Belle Isle l ake are 1000 Ca.nvasback,500 Mallard and Pintails, and very few Scaups. I left camp at 4:00 P. m. in the11Blue GQ)se" and went to Abbeville,tUk to u;r. E. A. Sigur About insta11ing our gasoline pump and tank at the Audubon Landing. D ate ....... S.a.. tu.r.day .... N.o.v..emb..er .... 22 Dewey left the camp in the 11C'1ick11 at 7:?/J A. M. andpatrollednozth to Vermillion Bay, around thru Fearman lake up in Big rs1and bayou, he noticed severa1 hundred Snowy EgTets and Louisiana Herons, feeding along the bayrus, and bay shore. the duck are about the same on Belle I sle lake, I spent the day in AbbeVille, met two of my brothers from Texas, we come to camp late that night. Rate ....... S.un.da.y. ..... N.o:v..emb.er .... 2J ....... .r took the boys back to Each war den si gn o r i n i t ia l here: very scarce an thru that ;{'cini ty. We have the ---Z ............................................ same number of 'ducks on Belle Isle Lake today. (Use addi t iona l sheet to av oid crowding)

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FINE TRAPPIN 1 SEASON IS SEEN FOR LOUISIANA With prospects bright for a suc-cessful season, approximately 15,000 I trappers in the coastal parishes of i Louisiana left for the fields and i swamps on the morning of Thanks-giving Day, November 20, to onen traps as the 1941-1942 trapping t season in the state officially gets under way that day. The trapping season is from November 20 to February 11 and trappers are allowed ten days after the close of the season to clear I traps from the trapping lands. Over five and one-half million rou8krat pelts were taken during the lll'> Orleans, St. Bernard, emines, Jefferson, parts of .-.St. ell and St. John, Lafourehe, bonne, St. Mary, Iberia, Ver 911, Oameron and Calcasieu. Ai total of 150 trappers have this season to trap on the' owned wildlife sanetuar the Marsh Island Preserve and the State Wildlife Refuge, both located in Iberia Parish, and the Rockfeller Preaerve located in Cameron Parish. 'l'Yappers engaged in this work reeeive 65 per cent of the proceeds from the sale of the pelts sold at public uction and 35 per cent goes to the of' YQr in five auctions, a total of $311, was realized from the sale of pelts of whkJt $109,05 5.07 went tO' the ConseMl'ati,Qn Department _and $20'2;tf30.8f was divided among tfie trappers engaged in the trapping on .these lands. The first auction sale this year will be held about two weeks after the opening of the season and will take place at the Conservation Department's warehouses in Abbeville where all such public sales are held. Last ason over 245,814 muskrats were taken on Marsh Island and the State! Wildlife Refuge. No was perml.tted on the Roekfil i Preserve last year due to a scarcity of musk at

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .... .... ...... ............................... ST A TE. .. Lou.. is.1.ana ............. .................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES .. ..... ....... to ..... No.v .. emb er 19 41 NOTE: Outline work done mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ..... .No.v .. emb. el'...... .. ............................................. .. I returned from Ab'Qeville to headq.ia.rters at 10: 30 A. M. Dewey and I, left camp in "Wfhst1er" at 1: JJ P. M. went and pull grass out of Hadley cana.1, we return to camp 5:00 P. M. I have estimated the ducks on Belle Isle lake toa.ay to be the heaviest this season about 4ooo out f this total 2 O Canvasback and 1590 mixed ducks, so seen north elie s e I.a1te some gooo geese, and 9 nears a1ong tbe dbore. Date ...... .. ........................................ 7:30 A. M. left headQuarters in the "Oiick" I took Dewey up in Big ISJ..and baYou, he walk the north line of section 16, (school land) I went around thru the lakes and walk the SQ1th line of the State Refuge, we return to at 12: 30 p. :M. The ducks are the same number on Belle Isle lake, I have noticed t ducks have just < eaten out the crop of Banana waterlily in Belle Isle talte. ihe I in on se tion 22_.& 30 e return a noon. I left camp : :M. In boat n stJ..er" patrolled to Hell Hole, from there I wfl.lk to the beach, the geese have all gone from this vicinity, I return to camp at 1:00 P. M. Ted o 'Neil, arrived at headquarters t: Date ......... }l.ov.ember ....... 27 ......................................... IZ g:oo A.u. O'Neil, Dewey and I, left camp in "Whistler" went up Schooner bayou, walk section 11, a1so ea.st of O'.>le bayou to Ver0 z million bay section 13, and part of section ].g, we return to camp at noon. 1:00 p. M. we walk north of headquarters on and 31, a1so south of headquarters on section 6, and part of 7. 0 Q Date .... No.v..emb.e. r ..... z.g ............................................. .. 7:JJ A. M. O'Neil and Dewey.1 left camp in his own boat went up Tom bayou and walk section 21, cO, 29, 28, they return at headq.iarters 2:JJ P. M. I left camp in "
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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ......... .. .. !'. Y ............... ........ ST ATE ...... ............................................ ............. INCLUSIVE DATES ...... ..... De. ... .1 ....... t .o ..... De .. c ..... .7' 1941. NOTE : Outline w o r k done, mil eage co vere d area s p a troll e d e ach day L ist s p e cies observed g i v ing e s tim a t e d numbe r s St a t e w h e ther roosting feeding or nesting. Dat e .M.on.d9.,.y ..... De .. c ....... l .. ,. .................................. 7:30 A. M. left headquarters in "Chick" lk across Belle Isle ridge to goose pond, no ducks no geese in that vicinity, seen two deers, I return to camp at noon. Dewey returned f rom Abbeville at 10'; .45 A. M. In the afternoon we left camp in the "(liick" went and walk the s<>.ithwest corner of the sanctuary, section 23, and 26, we return at headquarters 4: 45 p M D ate ... Tu e .e..day ..... D.e. a ........ 2 ., .............................. I left headquarters 7: 30 A. M. in "Whistler" went to Abbeville, pi ck up the bills and arrange with the Gulf Oil o o to install our gasoline tank and pump at Audubon Landing, I return to camp 4:30 p. M. same day. Dewey left camp in the ir
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ... .... R.ai n .ey ..... S.an.c .tuar. y .......... .................. ST ATE ... Loui-S-ianar ........ ............................................... IN CL USIVE DAT ES .. .. ... D .e..o..e..mP.._e.r. ..... s ........ t o ... D.e c .... 1 .. 1.t' 191+1 NOTE: Outline work done, mil eage covered, areas p a troll e d e ach day. List s p e ci e s ob s er v ed, gi v ing e s timated numbe rs St a t e w h e ther roosting, feeding or nesting. Dat e ..... Mo.n. d.ay .... .n.e. c ......... !J .. ............................. .. I,return from Abbeville, at headcparters at 11:00 A. M Dewey left camp 8: Q) A. M in the 11 Chick" went up Big Island bayou and walkto section 16, (school land) he return to camp at noon. We left camp in 11 Chi ck" at 1: 30 P. M w8-lk across Bel le Isle Ridge to Goose pond and set fire, w e return to headquarters at 5:00 p. M nicks seen in this vicinity are 250 Blue-winged, 100 Shovellers, no geese. D ate ........ Tu .ee. .da.y. .... De. c ........ $ .1 ........................ 7 :?/) A M. W e left h eadquarters in the ttOhick" went thru the Hadley F]_ats, the d ucks are getting scarce a11 thru this area a1so the geese, Dewey walk south of the flats where some 1500 geese are feeding, I wEtlk north, w e return to camp at noon. In the afternoon I went thru .IL.ck' s lake, w e h ave there 500 Blue-winged, 200 Ma11ards, 200 Sea.ups -< pcs> Shovellers, and some Pintails, Gadwa11, Widgeon mixed. 'Jl Date.W .. ednes .. day. ..... De .c lQ..,. ................. I left camp at 7:45 A. M in "Whistler" patrolled to Indian Point, Hell Hole1 geese have left this part of the Sanctuary, I return to to camp at l:?fJ p. M Dewey remain in camp working on the tt(hickn engain. Left camp in 11Wh.ist1 er" at 2: ;Q p. M went to Chenier Au Tigre to get report from Mr. Sagrera, 2000 geese he reports near the beach on section 4, return at h eadquarters at 6: 30 night. t: D ate ....... Thur.s .day ..... ne.c ..... 11 ............... Ted o Neil, John Lynch and perking, or. :oozier, arrived Bl s in there own boat the "Ruby Rae no. 21Blt1411, we a11 spen the morning in on account of bad weather and rain. In the afternoon 0' Ni el 6 and his party went to Chenier Au Tigre and return to there boat that z hight, Dewey and I, built a blind in the pearson pond, a1so put out a little r1 ce, w e have in those ponds 1000 mixed ducks. 0 A Dat e .. Fr.1.da y ...... ne.c ...... ...... ........ ....... .......... g:30 A. M O'Nlel and party left h eadQJ.arters and r eturn to AbbevillEe. Dewey and I, 1 eft in the boat 11 dhi ck" and patroll:ed to Cole and Schooner bayou, Dewey done som e wa1n _ng at the head of Cole bayou, we return to camp at noon. W e spent the afternoon in camp working on the "Chi ck motor"' The ducks w e have on Belle Isle lake are goo Canvasback, 200 Mallard, 500 Scaup, about 200 Ring-necked duck. Date ... S.atur..day. .... J)e.c ...... 1 J.,................ Dewey went to Abbeville for the weekend. I fed the ducks on Belle I sle lake and Pearson ponds, then went up to h ead of Tom bayou and walked south to Hog bayou, geese are all gone from this vicinity, Ireturn to camp at 2: 30 p. M. seen on thi.S trip in Fearman iake abou t 500 canvasback, with a few other mixed ducks. I used the boat 11Chick11 on this patrol. west pass and neadmans Island, seen on Vermillic ... Bay 2000 Scaup and Ring..necked ducks, a1so a few .... ... ............... .......... ....... .................................... ..................... ..... Pintails. 5:?fJ P. M ............. ...................... .... .................................................................

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ....... .... ................................ ST ATE. ...... L ou.i.s.1ana ........................................................... INCLUSIVE DATES .... De c .emb..er ..... 1 5 ....... to ...... De.c.ember 21, 194.1. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each da y List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roostmg, feeding or nesung. Date ... ...... De.. c ....... 1 5 .. ..................... I fed ducks in Belle rs1e lake, we now have 500 Q9.nvasback, 100 Ma11ards, 500 scaup and Ring-necked ducks mixed, very few of other species at this time. Dewey returned from Abbeville at ll:CX> A. M. Left headquarters in the at 1:30 P. M. Dewey and I, went walked west on Deep bayou, SOO geese we find feeding there, on section 13, are about 300 Blue-wings and MB.11aras, we return at Date ..... fu.es.day Dee 1 6 1 I fed the ducks in Belle Isle lake. Dewey went and feed the Pearson ponds, he report 300 ] AS-lla.rds and Pinta11s, 500 Blue..winged, few Sea.u p s and some 200 O:>ots, a1so about 25 oanvasbacks. 1:30 P. M. we lef t headquarters in the boat "Whistler" I took Dewey u u p Tom bayou he walk State line to Big Island bayou,! come arcnnd V) Date .... W .. e .dne. s.day .. .... l)e.-0 ..... 17 ,. ...... W e fed the ducks in Belle r s1e l ake, the n umber o f ducks remai n same. W e lef t caI?J> at g:OO A. M wEi-lked the State Refug e line from Mile b a you to Vermillion bay, we observed about 700 mixed ducks on this walk thru the marsh, and 500 geese near the Bay shore, we return at camp at noon. w e s pent the afternoon at headquarters, Mr. Lionel z E in "Whistler" and patrolle d to Hell Hole and Indian Point, t a 1 ked to State trappers, geese have a11 gone from t his area, h e return to camp at 11 :;o A. M I fed the ducks in Belle b 1ake ancl Pearson ponds, ducks remains the sam e Left camp Dewey add I, z at 1:30 P. M in the 1101ick11 and patrolled to Chenier Au wB-lked east on the beach, about 1200 geese near Leo's rid e w e return t i::i Date F ridayn-e c ;; 1 Fed the chl.cks in Belle I s l e lak0 a1s o Pearson ponds. l eft o'lmp at $:30 A. M in the "Chick" patrolled to Schoon e r b ayou, Dewey walk on section 11, I w alked s o u t h o f S c h ooner bayou o n section 1 4 we r e t urned tocamp at noon. e spent the afternoon at headquarters, D e wey work on the 11Whist1er11, I clea n the yard. bOat 11Whist1er" at 7:30 A. M went to & Abbeville for t h e w e ekend, Dewey remain in camp, fed ducks in Belle r s 1 e lak e and p e arson ponds, f rom there h e went t hru the Hac:ILey flats, he report about 500 mixed ducks in that vicinity, t hen he continue to Chenier A u Tigre, t alked to Mr. Sagrera, and he r orts 10 00 on section 5 4 eas of rs1and, Dewey return to camp a Date ...... .... De .. c ......... 21.. ................... I 8P en t the da Y in ach warden sign or initial here: i ..... .. .... ...._A .... ..... .... bayou, a1 e o S a e -.t-'P abou 10,000 ge ,.. on the State Refug e near our line on Hog bayQ.1, .......... .... .................................................... ............ He return t o headquarters at 5: 30 p M (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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s WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIAl'ION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES u 1006 Fifth A ve nue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or Area ) ........ R a.i.n.eY. ..... S..a.n.c.tuar.y .............................. ST A TE ........ L.OUi S .i.ana ........................................................ INCLUSIVE DATES ..... D .. e .. o.e..m:P..er. .... ??. ....... t .o. ..... ...... zg' 19 41. NOT E : Outline work done, mileage cover e d areas patrolled each day Li s t s p e c ie s obser v ed gi ving e stima t e d numbe rs Stat e whether roosting, feeding or nes ting Date ...... Mo.n.day.: .... ne. c ...... 22 .. .................. ........ Dewey fed ducks in Pearson pond a1so in Belle I sle lake, our ducks a.re leaving the Pearson pond and Belle Isle lake, we now have in those tro place not mare 2 ,000 mixed ducks and 250 Canvasback. I returned from Abbeville at 10:30 A. M ra1n all morning. Left camp 2:00 P. M. in the 11Whistler11 went and patrolled Tom bayou, talk-ed to tranpers on (school land) and State Refuge, we returned s:i+ -li ....... + ... i:; \I Date ... ... Tu .es.da.y ..... ne-0 .. ... 2 .3., ............... Dewey and I fed the ducks, left camp at g:30 A. M. in the "Whistler" patrolled up Hog bayou walked south to the beach 5 ,000 geese feeding on State Refuge near our line, on the way back to camp we stoped and talk with trappers at Fea.rman h eadqia.rters, we returned to OS.mp at 3:30 P. M. tl) Date W .. ed.n.es..da.y ..... De .. c ........ 2 .... 7 ............ I fed the ducks in Belle Isle lake, ducks are very scarce on the \ lake today not more then 1,000 mixed. I left head<}larte'rs in \he \. 11Blue Goose" at g:oo A. M. went to Abbeville to sJend Christmas. Dewey fed the ducks in pear son pond, we have about oo ducks. Dewey then left camp at S :30 A.Min 11Chick11 patrolled to Tom bayou t: Date .... ... Thur. s a.ay. .... De c ..... 25 ., ................ Dewey spent christmas day in Abbeville. I spent the day in Lafayette returned to Abbeville that night. 0 z 0 A Date ...... d<;.Y. .... Dec ......... De ey left Abbeville at 5: 00 A M returned at headquarters. I re turned at headquarters with Deweye family at 11:00 A. M We fed-'" the ducks in Belle Il:Jl:e lake and the Pearson pond, ducks remains the same. In the afternoon we left in the 11Chick11 went to the mouth of Deep bayou, Dewey walked west to Cole bayru be report 1200 geese On section 13, I walked east to State Refuge line on Vermillion bay. Date ..... S.atu.rday. .... ........ 27 .,. .............. Dewey 1 eft 7: :JJ A M in "Chi ck11 fed the Pear son pond continue on thru the Hadley flats, he reported ducks are very scarce also the geese, he then walked east to the head of Tom bayou returned to camp at l::JJ p. p. I fed ducks in Belle Isle lake and patrolled to Schooner bayou and walked the line on the west of section 11, and talked to trappers, returned to headquarters at 11:' A. M. Date ..... S.:unday ...... Dec ...... 2$..,. ......................... Dewey fed the Pearson po fu h d. or initial here: i!;f We spent the afternoon at headcma.rters. (Use additional sheet to a v oid c rowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM J NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A venue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCT U ARY (or G eneral Area) ........... .R.ai.n .ey ..... S.a.nc.tu.a ry. ............................ ST A TE ...... Lou.i.st.ana .......................................................... .. INCLUSIV E DATES ........ B.e.cemb er ..... 2 .9. ...... t.o ... ... J.anuary 4-i 94-2. NOTE: Outline work done mileage co vere d area s p a troll e d each day. List s p ecies obs e r ved, g i v ing estimated numbers. State w h e ther roosting feeding or nes ting. Date ..... H.o.n.4.&Y, ..... D.e .. c ............ 9.., ........................... I fed ducks on Belle Isle lake, Dewey went and fed the Peal'son pond. Left headquartei;e at el: 30 A M in boat "'Whistler" and Barge, went started to take down the trapping cabin on Tom bayoo., we returned at camp at noon. Dewey spent the afternoon in camp mrking on the 11Whistier11 motor, I _patrolled in Big Island bayou up to the nam, and walked to section 16. (school iand) Been feeding on marsh 23 Wal'd, B p Date ...... Tu.ea. s day. .... ne.c ........ 30 .. ................ .. Dewey fed the ducks on Bellt Isle lake, we then left camp at S:OO A.M in the 11Whist1 er" went ana oontinued takeing down the cabin on TQn bayou, loaded lumber and returned to headquarters at 2: 30 P. M. The ducks are slowly decreasing in all the ponds, a1so on Belle Isle la$:e. The geese are very Beare Jl ur vicinii;y,. but are very oommon < west of u gre. r.n Date ..... W edn.es .. day.: ..... Oec .......... 31 .. ............. Dewey l eft camp in 11Chick11 7:30 A. M on bis way fed ducks in Pearson pond, he report 400 Blue-winged, 300 mixed ducks, continue thru the Hadley flats and walked t hru the max sh south to Leo's ridge, and report geese has left the vicinity her return to camp at 1 :30 p M I walked north of headCfua.rters where the rats eaten out the marsh on section 30, & 29, 500 Blue-winge 1 00 Shovellers useing tbis area. >-4 Date.Thur sday .. Jannary .... 1., ...... i-94-2. pi:: I spent the New year in"Abbevill e, Dewey fed the ducks in P earson pond,also in Belle Isle lake, he also patrolled south to Chenier Au TigTe in the boat 11Chick111 the ducks are about the same number in o the ponds and Bel le Isle lake, the canvasbacks has decreased to not Z more then 100 at this time. 0 A Date .......... ..... ?. .. ........... ........... ........................ In the morning Dewey,lled the ducks on Belle Isle lake, the>tleft camp at S:OO A. M in 11Chick11 patrolled to Schooner and Cble bayou, walked south on section 14-, & 23, and north on section 11, he returned to camp at noon. I returned from Abbeville with Dick Cbrdon at 10:30 A m. Late in the afternoon I took Di ck and Dewey s family to the ianding I returned to hea qi1art er s. Date ..... Sa .. tur. .day ..... Janua-r..y.-3 .. I fed the ducks on Belle Isle iake, then left camp at g:30 A M in in 11 Chi ck0 fed the pear son _pond went thru N i ck' s iake w e have at this tir.ie 200 Blue-ingecr, 156 sbovellers,and som e 100 ma11axds, and Pintails. U sual for tbts. time of year ,I have seen three Least Bitterns on ick'S lake, I returne d to headquarters at 11:30 A. M I spent the afternoon in camp due to bad weathe r and low tide. Date ..... Su.nda.y. ...... Januar.y.: ............................ I fed the du ck s in B ell ch warden s:z:gn r i itial here: l'.sle lake and pearson pond, ducks are about the sam e in numbers8 Seten ontBelfltel I s1da e la1ke _!horet5i d .... }:..441....... .. ......... Deers feeding. pen mos o 1e y n .... /f"' ;/ is to low to go any place, Dewey is spanding the ............ ........... .................................................................................. weekend in Abbeville. (Use additional sheet to a v oid cr owding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .... Rain. e .y. .... 8 .an. c:tua.r .y. ................................ .ST ATE ..... Lou .is.t.ana .......................... ................................ INCLUSIVE DATES ... J anu.ar ............... T.o .... ,Ja;nu.ar .. 11 1 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co vere d areas patrolled each day. List species observed giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date.. o.na.ay ...... Jan ........ 5 ., ................................ I fed the ducks on B e le Isle 1ake1and earson pond, ducks are sti 1 scarce. De ey rP.turned from Abb ville 10:30 A In the afternoon T)e1-ey alked north of bPadq.iar ters up to State Refuge an1 replaced one sma11 Bign on the line. I walked in from mouth of Deep bayou along the bay shore, no geese left on this area, we return at head arters at 5 :30 P. U. Date ......... Y .... Jan......... ..,. ....................... I fed the ducks on Belle Isle lake, we n o1 have only 700 mixed ducks at headcuarters, w have iscontinuing the in the Pearson pond as the cb.lcks have n' tna vici ty. e ey spent the morn1ng n c ng a ne push-pole for the !oat "Blue Goose". 1: P. e left camp in "Blue Goose" patrolled to < Hell H o e, an Indian Point, State Refu e near e lake, g :oo A M. Dewey and I 1 eft <*np ...... in 1st1er11 went up Tom bayou, I walked east a1ong section 16, (school land) and south a1ong State Refug e line, Dewey w8.lked to Hog bayou and around t h e head of Tom bayov.., seen som eese feedin on the State Refuge, we re>turned to camp at 1:30 P. M. ve on elle 1 ia.k today, about 1000 m xed cb.lcks. t: Date ........ !f.bur s day. .... Jan ......... g ................... Fed ducks on Belle Isle lake, we l eft ca.mp at g:30 A .... {. in boat 11 Chick" I went t hru Nick's lake, seen 300 Blue-winged, 75 Shovellers, a few Ua11ard, and Pintails mixed. Dewey continued on and went thru o Hacn.ey flats he report 50 Blue-winged, geese have a11 left this area, z we r eturned to camp at noon. We spent the afternoon in camp, eather is very cold and tide very low. 0 A Dare ...... F.r .i.da. y ... .Jan ..... 9 .1........................... .. .. Fed the chlcks on Belle Isle lake, left headquarters in the EQat 11mue Goose" at 7:00 A. patrolled to Southw st pass, and Deadman' s I Bland, on the ay back seen at the sand bank in Hell Hole some 10,000 geese on the State Refuge, on Vermillion bay, e also see 2000 caup, and Ringnecked ducks, we r eturned to h e a dquarters a t 3:00 p.y Date ...... Satur .. da.y. .... Jan lO;-............. De ey f e d the ducks on Bel 1 e I Sl e 1 ak e, I left headquarters in boat" hist1er11 at 9:00 A. t. ent to Abbe Ville for weekend, a1so h a d som e repairs made f o r Goose", De ey l eft the camp at 1: 30 P. M in the boat 11 Chi ck11 ent to Che nier Au Tigre to get report from Ir. Sagrera, duck s and g eese are very scarce all thru that vicinity, Dewey return to headquarters at 5: 30 P. ea th er is still ver co an Date ...... S.unday. .... J.an ........ 11 .. ,.......................... I spent the a.ay in Abb ch warden sign <:initial here: evill e, Dewey r emain in camp, fed the ducks on W p /_. Belle Isle lake, In the afternoon Dewey went t .. ; .................................................................................................... (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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Jc I WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A venue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT S ANCTUARY (or General Area) ........... ........................... .ST A TE ...... li.9.P..J .. .. L ...................................................... .. INCLUSIV E DATES ......... .... l .?. .. ...... t.. o ...... ........ 18, 1942. NOTE: Outline work done, mile age co ve r e d area s patroll e d e ach day Lis t specie s obs e r ved, gi ving e stima t e d numbers. State whether roo s ting feeding or nesting Date .... ..... .cR!:n ........ 1 ... ,............................ Dewey fed ducks on Bel le Isle lake, 1 eft 8:A.M. in "Chick" went walked head of Cole bayou, a1so 1J'T8.lked the west line on section 11, on Schooner bayou he returned to caJI4) at noon. I spent the day in Abbeville to attend a little business of also had the stearing rod for the boat "Blue Goose" weld, order a new battery for our Ford trudk. Date ...... T.ues da.y .. .. Jan ...... 1 .J.,. .................... I returned from Abbeville at 10:00 A.M. Dewey done the feeding on Belle Isle lake, ducks have increased to 200 canvasback, 6oo Scaup and Ring-necked ducks, with 4oo other Species of ducks mixed. P.M. we left headquarters in boat "Whistler" patrolled to Chenier Au Tigre, geese'Wlfe.l1din,5,9st v:-:1 u:ew V) Date .... W .. e ..... ....... l ...... ............. Dewey spent the morning at headquarters he done the feeding and insta11 ed a new st earing cable on the boat 11Whist1 er". In the afternoon Dewey 1 eft camp in the "Chi ck" and went thru the Pearson pond report 500 Blue-inged, and 200 Shovell ere 100 ltallard and Pintails Mixed. I spent all day in camp w1 th a head oold. the ducks on Belle Isle lake are still about the same number. t: Dat e ...... Thur .. a .. day .... Jan ....... 1s.,. ...... ............ Dewey fed the ducks on Bel le Isle lake, we now have 1500 mixed ducks at headquarters. Dewey left camp at 1 8:00 A.M. in 11Chick11 went up Big Is1and bayou to the nam, walked 7 f-'4 in to section 11 L (school land) talked to trapper. Seen on this 0 '18.lk a soatte'l'ed Ma11ards vrhere rats have eaten out the marsh. z Dewey spent the afternoon at camp overhauling the stearing gear on the "Blue Goose", I spent most of the day in and out of bed. 0 Date ..... F .*. .. 1 .. ..... ........ l ............................... 7 :00 A .M. after feeding the ducks, Dewey left headquarters in "Chick" went thru the Haa:tey flats report 50 Ma11ar de and Blue-winged mixed, wa.1ked around the head of Tom bayou and up to State Refuge line talked to traPPer, 000 eese near line on t Re.f:u.ge,he returned to camp at : .. In he a ernoon De'\l'Tey went to Intracoasta1 City in the "Blue Goose" got a load of stove wood anr l returned to camp. I spent the day in camp Abbeville for his weekend off, remained in camp a11 morning, felling a bit better in th0 afternoon I left camp in "Chick" and went thru Nick's lake anr l Pearson pond, in Nick's lake the scarce about 100 mixed, the Pearson pond the number remain same. Date .... Sunday .... Jan ....... -}.g .. ............................ I fed the ducks on the Each warden sign or initial here: a e rapper, I returned to camp at 4:30 P.M. De ey .............................................................................................................. ..

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ... ... ..... .Y ............................. ST A TE. .. INCLUSIVE DATES ........ ... ...... y 2 19 4-2. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day List species obser ve d, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ........... ... n .... ......... ?-.n .. L ... l.. I done the feeding on Belle Isle lake, ducks are about the same in numbers 1200 mixed. Dewey returned frooi Abbeville at headqu_ a.rtere at 10: 7,0 A.M Dewey left camp at 1:00 P.M. in boat 11Chick11 went up Big Island bayon to the :oam walked in east to Tom bay0u and south along the section 16, (school land) talk with some of the trappers. I spent the day in camp still not feeling well. Date ....... .day .... Jan ...... 20 .. ... ................. Fed the ducks on lake at headqt.iartere, and spent all morning in camp, we cord stove wood ann clean yard and boats. 12: 30 P.M. we left in boat 11Whist1er11 patrol north to Deep bayou, east on Vermillion bay around Red.fish point, and out to Southwest pass, and Deadman1s Island, seen 500 Scaup in pass and 30 Pintails, we returned at headdUart ere 5: 00 P .M. :-rn Date .... W..e.dneS. ..... Jan ........ 21.., ........... e done the feeding at headquarters, then left camp at 7: ?fJ A.Ji. in boat 11Whistler11 put Dewey out at Deep bayou, he walked thru the marsh to section 23,& 14, I went around with boat and picked him up in OJle bayou, seen on this trip 6 Deers, 40 Mallards and 150 return at camp at noon. In the afternoon Dewey patr'oll ed to Chenier Au Tigre in11 dhick11 report geese all gone. I .... Date ........ Thur.sdayJan-.-, We fed the ducks on Belle Isle lake, and spent the morning at camp pulling nai1s out of old trapping cabin lumber. We left camp at 1:30 P.M. in boat 11Whist1er11 went thru NicK slake, seen 500 Bl.us-winged o about 100 Mallard an d Pinta11s mixed, some 50 Shovellers, then we z walked thru marsh around the head of Tom bayou and up to Section 16, and talk to trappers we return at headquarters at :1 P 0 .......... c::i Date ...... Fr..i .. ..... Ja.n ..... 2.}, ...................... We fed the ducks at headquarters, still have about the same mmber of ducks on Belle Isle Left camp at 7:JJ A.M. in boat "Chick" work a11 the morning on the at Hadley nats, returned at camp at 11: 30 A.M. in the afternoon we continued working on the JJ9.m, we finish the job and returned at head
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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ........... R.ai n .e.Y ..... ........................ ST ATE .. La.ui .. si.a.na ............................................................. .. IN CL USIVE DA TES ......... J.:?-.n:u?.:_.Y. ..... ?..6.., ...... t.o ...... y 1 191+2 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ........... .. ......... .. ................. ....................... Dewey fed the ducks on Bel le Isle lake, then left headqiiarters walking south to Pearson pond setting fire as he went a1ong, ae report in the Pearson pond 300 Blue-winged, 150 Sea.up and Ring.. necked ducks, 5 0 Shovellers, and about 50 Ma11ard and Pintai1s. I returned from Abbeville at heB-dClllarters at 10:30 A. H In the we burn the mar s h north of Mile bayou. Date ..... Tu. es .a.a. y ... .Jan ........ 27., .................... .. Dewey fed the ducks, then left camp at $ :OO A. M in boat "Chick" went thru the Hadley flats ,50 Blue-inged he report in the flats, he walked east to State Refug e line talk to State trapper, no geese in Bi ght he returned to camp 12:30 P.M V) I left headQuarters at 7:YJ A.M in boat 11Whist1er" went to Abbeville to mail Mr. Benjamin information on our three boats, I Date ........ W ednesdayJan S W e fed the ducks at headquarters, those are the ducks we now have on Belle Isle iake, 300 Oinvasback,4oO Scaup and Ring...neck ducks, 100 Ma11ard and Pinta11s, very few other species. we left camp at $:00 A.M. in 11Chick11 went burn the marsh on section 11, aiso at head of Cble bayou, we returned at headQuarters at 1:30 P.M. W e ent the afternoon at cam 01eanin boats. t: Date ......... T.hu.rs .da. y .... .Jan. ........ 29 ., ............. .. Dewey done the feeding on Belle Isle lake, he left camp at g :00 A.M. in 11Chick11 ent up Big Island bayou and set a fe fires, he retuni at camp at 11:00 A. M I left camp at $:30 A. M in 11Whist1er11 pat. 0 rolled to west end of dheni er Au Tigre, talk to Mcilhenny i trappers z they re ort 000 to 4o.,on.o eese est of the is1and to Mulberry, I re rned o ca.mp a noon. patrolled to ".eom baycu in the afternoon. 0 Q Dat; .... .. .... I s1 e 1 ak e, th en 1 e ft camp at 9 : 00 A M in boat 11 Chi ck" wB-lk on Section 25, & 26, a1ong cllheny line and set fire, seen two Deers, returned to camp at 1 :30 P .M. at 4-:oo P.M. Det
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ......... ...... ........................... ST ATE ... .. .. ......................................................... .. INCLUSIVE DATES ........... ..... 2. .. ...... t .. .9. ..... F. .. e'P .. ..... $, 1942. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. ..... ..... ..... .... the ducks remain about the same in m1mbers on Belle Isle lake. I spent the morning cutting up Old camp lumber. Dewey returned from Abbeville at 11:06 A.M. Left camp at 1:30 P.M. in the "Blue Goose" patrolled north to Vermillion bay, east to Redfieh paint and out to sOJ.thwest pass, seen on the some 2000 Scaup and Ring-necked ducks, we return "X Date ... Tu.es .. da.y ... F.eb ............ ............................. .. We fed the ducks, 9:00 A.M. we left headquarters in the 11Whistlsr" went in Hell Hole I walked the line and replaced four sina11 signs on the State Refuge, Dewey took the boat around and met me at Cheni e.r .Au Tigre, on this walk I saw about &Joo eese on section 32 we returned at headClllarters 5 :OO lllckS are very scarce in t at < area. V) Date ............. ..... F. .. e.'P ... ............ ................ We fed the ducks on the lake, 1 eft camp in the boat "chi ck" went to Tom baYou, I walked the north line of section 16, (school land} Dewey walked east line of State Refuge, Dewey replace one sma11 Sign, very few du ck s e in that vi ci ni ty, we returned at headquarters at noon. 2:00 P.M. we left camp in "dhick" and Skiff went to the dam in Big Island bayou got old lumber. !:: Date ... ... .F.eb ........ 5.t ......................... i:z:: 7:00 A. y. we fed the ducks, then left camp in boat 11Whistler11 went to Chenier Au Tigre with signs, Mr. Sagrera, Dewey and I, walked the line and replaced sign where needed on section 1, 2, 3; and 33, we returned at headquarters that a:fternoon at 5:00 P.M. f-4 0 z 0 0 .. .... ...... .... 7"; ..... A. M in boat 11 Chi ck11 went up Cole bayou and walked around the head on section 14, he report no ducks at a11 in that area, he returned at headcparters at 1:00 P.M. I left camp after doing the feeding and went thru Nick's lake, seen 500 Blue. winged, In the afternoon we went tbru the Hadley flats, about 25 Mallards, 50 Blue-winged, 50 Louisiana Herons in that vicinity. Date ...... ..... F.eb ......... 7.,. ................... Dewey fed the ducks on Belle I s1 e lake, 4oo 2QO Scaup and Ring;..necked fucks with about 200 of o er s.pecies mixed. Dewey left camp in the afternoon and patrolled in boat 11 Chi ck" to Schooner bayou, a1 so walked on section 11, he saw on the bay about 500 Scaup ducks, returned at headquarters 5 :OO P.M. I ent the da in Abbeville. Date .......... :..P.: ..... .......... e. ....... .......... ,................................ 1'eeu OJ f cd th e=dtt:eks, Dewey fed the ducks and spent the morning in cam done a little work on the "Chick ts engine" In th afternoon he patrolled east thru Belle Isle lak Mile bayou?. and Fearman lake1 he returned at cam 5 :00 p M r spent day in tafayett e with friends. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York, N Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ... ... .... S9.:.n.c:tu9.:.:r. .. y ......... ...... ......... ST ATE .. Lou.i.S .i.am. ................ ............. ........ .... .................. INCLUSIVE DATES ....... F..eb.r.uar ...... ..... t .. o .... F.eb ... 1 1 42. NOTE: Outline work done mileage co v ered areas p a trolled each da y Li s t s p e ci e s obs e r ved, gi v ing e s timated numbers. State w hether roosting, fee ding or nesting Date ... .M.a n .d9,.Y. ... F .eb ........ 9 .. ... ..................... ........ Dewey done the feedin W o n Bell e Isle lake, then l eft headClt.larters at $:00 A.M in boa t 1 Chick" patrolled at t h e head of Tom bayou, walked south o n the line to Hog b a you and replaced one sma11 sign, return at camp 12:30 P M I returned from Abbeville in the afternoon. Rain most of a11 t h e afternoon. I).lcks at headC!llarter still about the same in numbers. Date ...... ... .F.eb. ........ 1.0. ., ..................... W e fed the ducks at headC!llarters, rain co ntinue d thru t h e morning. 1:30 P.M w e l eft camp i n the 11Whist1er11 SO acres and replace d three sma11 signs, a sectio n 6, we have 5QO e-ee e feeding w e r e urn e aAt-' ; 30 M 24# Vl Date ..... W.e.dne.S. da .y: .F eb .... ... 1.1.., ............ Fed the ducks on Belle Isle lake, headquarters at 7:00 A M in the boat 11 dhi ck11 went and replaced worn out signs e.imund M:r. Whit e s half section 5, we estimated 000 geese on section 32, w e returned at h e adClt.lart er s l+: n the aft er noon. E-t 1-1 Date .... ...... Thur. .. s.day .... .F.eb. ..... 12 ., ..... ....... W e done t h e feeding at headquarters and estimated the chlcks on Belle Isle lake; to this date are 500 canvas b ack, 200 Mallards, 4oo Scaup E-t and R ing-ne cked chlcks, 150 filue-wi n ged, 50 Pin t ails, very few other 0 species, spent a11 morning at headquarters do n e a little work on z the 11dhick11 Left camp in boa t 11WhiStler11 at 1:30 P.M patrolled to Schooner and O:>le b a you1r e turned t o camp at 4:30 p.M 0 Cl Date FX.1 .... F.eb ...... 1.3.. .. .. ... ......... ......... Fed t h e ducks, then left cam p at 7:00 A. M in boat "Whistler" went to Indian point, Dewey walked t h e line and rep1aced worn out signs, I went in Hell Hole and walked in to meet him on the line and we replaced seven 01 d Signs. seen on this trip a ut O oo geese on Date ..... .l.eb.-. .... 1 ..... .............. I fed the ducks on Belle Isle lake, t hen left camp at $:00 A. M in boat 11Whist1.er" went thru the pearson pond, we have there 300 Blue winged, 200 Shovellers, 100 Ma11ards, 50 Pinta11s, 25 Louisiana herons. Left camp at 2:00 P M in the 11Whist1er" went to Goose pond on Belle Isle ridge, about 50 Blue-winged in the pond, seen three Deers on t a e ridge, r eturned at cam 5 .... 00 p.M Dewey spent the day in Abbeville. .. Each warden sig or initial here: Cble b ayou, seen on Vermillion b a y 500 Scaup & Ring-n e cked duck s r e t urne d a t h eadcparters at ,,. noon. Left at 1 :OO P M in boa t "Blue Goose" went to Abbeville for the selectiv .............. .... ..... ........................ .................. ..... ..................... ...... service r fifil. to av oid c rowding)

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ..... .Ra.i.ne.y. ..... S.9.-n.ctuar .y ................................ ST A TE ....... L ou.i .. s.i.ana ......................................................... INCLUSIVE DATES ........ F. .. ... l.6., ...... :t. o ..... F.eP ...... 22' 1942. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. .. s elective service and returned from &bb e Ville to h eadq.iarters at 10:30 A.M. we fed the ducks on Belle Isle lake. DJ.cks remains about the same at headquarters. Dewey and I epen t a11 the afternoon in camp on acoount of bad weat_ her and rain. Date ....... Tu .. e$ .dCl: .Y. ... F.eb ........ 17., .... .............. Fed tho ducks on Belle Isle lake, 9:60 A.M. w e left camp in boat "Blue Goose" p atrolled out to Hell Hole, Indian point, Southwest pass, see on this trip on Vermillion bay, 5 ,000 Sea.up and Ring..neckei ducks on t?e mrth share of Redfish point .on the State Refuge 2,000 geese f0ed1ng there. We returned at headQuarters at 4: 30 p. M ti) Date ...... .. ..... F.eb ........ lS ............ ti) We fed the ducks a t he&dquarters the numbers od!'. ducks are 4oo 01nva_ sback, 300 Sea.ups, and Pintails, 100 Blue.winged tea1s. E-i g:a.m. we left camp in boat 11 Chick" went to T
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ... Rain.ey ...... W.il.dl..i.f.e .... .S.an.ctu aJSy A TE ..... t.o:ut .. st.ana ........ .................................................... .. INCLUSIVE DATES ..... F .. ebr.u.a.r.:y. ..... 2 .......... to ..... l[.ar.ch. 1 1942. NOTE: Outline work done mileage cov e red, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giv ing estimated numbers. State whether roosting feeding or nesting. Date .......... _qn ......... Y .......... ....... ,............ ..,. ...................... .. Dewey left hea quarters at g :OO a.m. in boat "Blue Goose" patrol to south est pass, and Deadman1s Island, talk with fisherman in the pass, there boat name the 11 Rainbow" he returned at camp at noon, he seen about a thousand scattered Sea.up ducks on Vermillion bay. I returned from Abbeville with shaft and pr0pe11er for the boat 11Chick11 at 1 :30 J.M First Purple Martin seen at headquarters. ..... and ...... I .... ieft camp in boat 11 clii ck" patrol to Deep bayou, Dewey walked west on section 19 ,and 24, I walked north on section 18 and 13, wher rats have eaten cut the gxass, saw ew sea er d .{a1iards and Blue-winged, we return at camp at noon. Spent afternnon at headquarters on account of low tide. The ducks -< on Belle Isle lake have steadily left Since the feed gave out. V> Date ...... W. .. e.dneS .. day. ..... F.. eb. ........ 25 .. ,. .......... z .... S:OO a.m. Dewey and I left the headCltlarters with tools in the boat "Chi ck" went and repaired the Dam at Hadley flats, seen on the way up and back to work 1ots of Louisiana herons, and sQne Snowy egrets, also two Deers near the pump house, we returned to camp at 1 :30 p m I Chlota the ducks for today on Belle Isle 1ake, 200 canvasback, 100 Scaup and Ring...necked ducks, 150 Blue-winged, 50 ma1laxds, few Pintails. Date ........ 'P.:l.:lJ.:1:'. .. .Y .... .. ....... ? ...... J ............ .. S : 30 a.m. left headquarters in beat 11Whist1er11 patrolled at the head of Tom bayou, Dewey walked east to the State Refuge line on section 21, then south on section 2$ across on Hog bayou. I walk r-i west on section 20, no geese in that Vicinity and very few ducks, we returned at h eadquartP.rs at l:Q) p m remained at camp the aft.. ernoon work on the 11Whist1er11 engine. 0 A Date ... .F.x.i.day .... Feb ... ...... 2 7 .. ...... ...................... a m. We left the headquarters in the boat "Wbist1er11 patrol to Scb.oone:r; and Cole bayou, saw going across Vermillion bay 200 Blue-winged, with about 100 Scaup ducks, two Deers &.t the mouth of Deep bayou, we returned at camp at 11:00 a m Spent the afternoon working on the yard, move twoo o.ak t rees that was to llear the big camp Date .... Sa.tur. day. ... F.eb ...... 2$. .,............ ... Dewey left headquarters in the boat 11Whist1er11 at S :30 a m wen t to Abbeville for the weekend. I remained in camp a1 1 morning c lea ning house and wasltclothe. 1 : 30 p m. I left camp in the boat 11Chick11 went thru Pearso n pond, Ni ck 1 s lake, about 300 mixed ducks I seen on this trip and three Deers near the Pearson pond, returned a t camp 4 : 30 p m Date ... u .ar. .ch ... .i..,..i.9 ... .2 ............................. .... ....... rue to rain lasting a11 day thru the n:j.ght I, r mained at headqUarters. Dewey spent the day in Abbeville with his family. Mr. Sagxera from Ch nier Au Tigre, stop and visit with I, for a few minutes at headquarters. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area)Rai.ne.y. .... Wil..dl.i. f .e ..... ATE. ... Lou.i.st.a.na ....... ....... ................... ................... IN CL USIVE DA TES ...... MS!:.:r. .. ch. .... _2.,. ..... t.o ..... ... cb .... 8 .. ..... 19 42 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species obs erved, giving estimated numbers. Stat e whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date .... Tu.es.d?.:y ... Mar .. ch ..... 3 ........................ :00 A. M We 1 eft headquarters in boat 11 Bhi ck" went to Chenier Au Ti gr e, visited M:r. SagT era, h e reported geese a.re by the thousands west of the Is1and on Mc!lhenny, w e returne d at camp 1:30 P.M. Mr. Ted O'Neile, and Mr Freanan who is with the MiSSiSSippi Game Commissioner visited our headquarters, they a1so u looked over some marsh a.rs ond where the Rats have started -< to eat out the grass, they returned to b eville n g -i. v:i Date ... W..e. dne .$. .. dg,y ... Ma.t ... ch .............. ........ v:i Dewey I spent a11 morning at headquarters buil din a new found_!!_ion for the water tank, we used old lumber from the rapp ng ca151."n. E-t Mr. James Morgan, of evill e was l\.t camp to see about our._ "Pump engine". Dewey and I finished the water tank founat1on late_.d,n the afternoon. 1:here are very few ducks on Belle Isle lake today. E-t ..... E-t 0 z l:oeO" .... t.hru Belle Isle, and Fearman lake, up Tom bayou, back thru Vermillion bay to Deep bayou we returned at camp noon used the boat "Whistler" seen on this trip 200 Bafie..winged about 100 Ma11ar ds, 50 Scaups. In the afternoon Dewey started up Big Island bayou in the boat "Chick" lost the rudder, had to walk back to camp, we went for the 11dhicK11 with the "Whistler" 0 0. Date ...... .... M:;;;r. .. ch....... ......................... g:30 A.M. We left headquarters in the "Blue Goose" patrol to Hell Hole, Indian point, thru the pass and up to neaamans Island. Been about 000 eese on the beach n a o efug,e we o caups, and ew Pin ai1s on vermil fOn'bay. In the pass few of the Snowy, and Louisiana herons feeding along the shore, we returned at headquarters 4:30 that Date ... Y .... ch .... .7. ................... I left camp at el:OO A.M. -in the "Blue G::>ose11 went to Abbeville, had a new rudder made for the boat "Chi ck" pi ck up the bills and ma11 t:> Mr. Benjamin. Dewey left camp in the "Whistler" and patrolled up to rur west line on Schooner bayou, a1so up the head of O::>le bayou, he was away from headquarters four and half hours. Date .... .... !@.:.r. .. ch .... g......... ......... ............ I spent the day in Abbeville, Dewey remained at headquarters a11 morning. In the afterncon Dewey went thru Nick's lake, and 'earson pond, he report about 200 mixe ducks. Mt". Lionel Lemanc stop at camp and chatt w1 th Dewey, be was on his way to Chenier Au Tigr (Use additional sheet to av oid crowding) ............................................................

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u WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ... .Y. ... ..... ............. ........ ST A TE .... L.OUi.S.i.a.na ...................... ...................................... .. IN CL USIVE DA TES ...... .. c.b. ..... 9 .. ,. ...... t .o. u?i. chl.5 ...... 194-2 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species obs erve d, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nes ting. Date ... MO.P..d?.:.Y .... .M?.:r. .. cb ..... 9 .. .............................. I returned from Abbeville with new rudder for the boat "Chi ck" at 11:30 A.M. Dewey left headquarters in boat "Cbick" I, in the "Whist1er11 at 1 :30 P.M he went up Big Is1ans bayou to the oam and walk east to secti on 16, (school land) I went north to Deep bayou and walk east to the State Refuge line, I saw 500 geese flyin in t, w e r eturned at headquarters 5:00 (/) Date ....... W .ednesday .... Mar .. ch .. .. ..i-1 ...... .. z S:OO A.M. W e left heEidcarters with tools in the boat 11dhick" went sru th near Chenier Au Tigre and stop 1 eaks in 1 eve es cause by muskrat, seen feeding a1ong oana1s and on the marsh about 150 Snowy egret, and Louisiana heron, a1so geese .tlYillRW very hig h going north,_ we returned to ca.nJI5"2 al noon. fne i?ternoon e np 61f't a b 11 eacr4Hff-,;-er s working o the yard. t Date ........ Thur. s .da.Y ..... llar. .. ch .... 1 2 ............. .. S:30 A.M started out on patrol to Chenier Au TigTe in boat "Chick" :=:.: had to return back to camp on acoount of motor tr ruble, we then spent the morning working on the engine. Dewey remained at headcarters a11 6 afternoon working on the motor. I 1 oamp in "Whist1er 11 at 1 :30 P.M. z went to the west end of Chenier Au Ti gTe, saw 200 Snow; egT ets, 300 Louisiana herons feeding in front of the Island and along the cana1s. 0 (:) Date Er..i.da.y. ... .Mar cb. 1 .. ). ................... ..... S:30 A.y. I left head' s ri ees e rn o c .JI. ewey e on engine morning. e epent the afternoon at head
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p,;i u -< V) V) r--z r--r--0 z 0 Q WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ............. R.?-.in.e.Y ..... Y ....................... ST A TE ..... I.oui.s.iana ............................................................... INCLUSIVE DATES ... ... 9..D ..... l.6. .. ....... '.r.9 .... 11.c:i;:t.'. .. OO ..... 1942 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed giving estimated numbers State whether roosting, feeding or nes ting. Date ...... H.Q.D-.d?.:Y ... C ......... .l ....... I remained in camp a11 n:orning, worked around little oak trees on the yard. Dewey returned from Abbevill""e at headquarters 11:00 A M In the afternoon Dewey and I, built a small chicken-house, a1so worked some on the "Chick" motor. We have today on Belle Isle lake, 50 Canvasback, and 75 Blue-winged Teals, a few Coots, something urn.isua1 about those Coots, they get on the yard and eat the young gxeen grass thats just coming out. Date ....... Tu .. e.S.daY .... Ma.r. .. ch. ..... 1.7 ................. We left headquarters at S:30 A.M. in boat 11Chick11 went around in Bayou Chine, walked the north line on section 11, replaced 7 old Signs with new ones, we returned to headCltla.rters at 1 :30 P.M I left camp in the 11Whist1er11 went to Belle Isle Ridge toJames :t>rgan, but he was not in. Dewey left in The11Chick11 and went toLouisians FUrs Inc, to see about a c.arburetor for the,..11 Chick" engine. Date ............ e. .. dn.e..$. d9.-.Y .... l!a.r. .. ch ..... l.8 .......... Dewey and I, left headqua;rters in boat 11Whist1er11 at g :00 A.M. went south by Chenier Au Ti.gre, stop up .fu.skrat holes in levee, saw flYing high up going nortb. ?OO geese, also 50 Wood Ibis, Some Snowy egxets and Louisiana heron mixed, one Deer near the Pearson pond, we returned at headCltlarters at noon. Four fisherman fished in Belle Isle lake a while there boat name, "Georgie" 20-G-36S. Date ........ .... .. :r.ob. .... .19. ........ Left camp S:OO a.m. in boat "Chick" patrol at head of Tcm bayou saw 200 geese n ying, replaced one old sign on section 16, (School land) we returned at headquarters 11: 30 a.m. We left headquarters 1 :30 p .m. in boat "Whistler" went thru Pearson pond,we have there 300 Blue-winged tea.le, 50 Shovellers, close Fiume to NI ck' s 1ake, a1so the Flume to Radle fla e ear the oose o d on Belle Isle ridge, we saw 3 Deere, Date ... ,Fr.i.day ... yar .. ch ..... 2.Q. .......................... .. I left headquarters S:OO a.m. in boat 11W'hist1er" went thru Nick's lake seen there 50 Blue-winged tea1s, 12 norida ducks, 25 Shovellers, and 4 Ma11ards, 25 Coots, on the canal on my way back to camp I saw the first Boat-tailed Grackle nest started, returned to at 11:30 a.m. We spent the afternoon at camp, clean the three boats, I went to Abba. Ville that night, Dewey remained at headCltlarters. Date S.a tu:c.day .... uar..ch ..... 21. ...... .......... I spent the day in bought lumber for 50 small signs, paint for roof on the main camp. Dewey spent the day at headquarters repaired and painted a cook stove, worked on the engine in the boat 11 Chi ck" '!he di eke on Belle Isle 1ake are very few, we have 25 canvasback, and 75 Blue-winged tea1s, geese are still going north. Date ...... .'U:P...dt;.Y ..... ........... 2 ........... ................ Dewey 1 eft headquarter 9: Q) a .m. in 11Whist1 er" patrolled Hell Hole and out to Southwest pass and to Deadmans Is1and, h replaced two Signs, he report 200 canvasbacks, 500 Scaups ducks on Vermillion bay, hPreturned to he>adquar ters at 4: 30 p m. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: ..................................................................................... R... .................

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ........ .. Y. ..... .. Y. ............................. ST A TE.. ... J .. .. .................................... ......... .......... .. INCLUSIVE DATES .... ..... 2.3 .. ....... To .... !9'.r .. ch .... 29 .. ., 194 2 NOTE: Outline work done, milea g e covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ...... M.O.n..dSl:.Y. .... .. 0 ................ 3 .. .................... I returned froo Abbeville with lumbe r and paint for 50 sma11 signs at 11:30 a.m. e 1 ft h eadquarters in the boat "Blue Goose" at 2:00 p m. ent to Chenier Au Tigre, feeding between the beach and ridge about 500 Snowy egrets, 150 Louisiana herons, a few Geese nying. Seen a1so on the -way in tbe canals 200 Blue-winged tea1s, we had supper at Jrs. Dyson and return at h0a ft headquarters in 11Chick11 went up Big rs1andba11ou to the :oa.m and a1k east to Tom bayou, I went north in the boat 11Whist1er11 up Cole bayou the n west to our line in Schooner bayou, on Vermillion bay I saw 250 Blue-winged t ea1s, 25 Snowy egrets feeding along the bay shore, I returned to camp at noon, Dewey at 11:00 A._ we < spent the afternoon at headQuarters painting the 50 sma11 signs. v:i Date ....... .... Mar..ch .... 25 ......... I left headquarters at 8:30 a.m. in the 11 Chick" patrolled up the head of 'Ibm bayou, saw on section 21, 25 geese, 75 Blue-winged teals in the bayou as I went along, a1so 4 Deers near the School land, I returned to camp 11: 30 a.m. Dewey remained at headquarters a11 day scraping the motor in the boat 11Whist1er11, we are having a strong southeast wind, the tide is now about to come over the wharf in the boat-house. .... Date ........ F.r.i .. da.Y, ... llar ... ch .. ... 27,. .... ............... Strong northwest vvind and the tide is very low noTable to go out on patrol. I left camp walking south on section 6, and 7, up to the Pear_ son pond, the .tu.skrats are eati ""' "'&I itlMS s r fast and seems to be we n o eny, Just aero e canal. In Pearson pond, we have 200 Blue-winged teals, 50 Shovellers, 25 Coots, and about 25 Snowy egrets and Louisiana herons. Date ... $ .. ... .. ...... I spen e morning a eadQuarters pain -ing the second coat on the 50 sma11 signs. I left camp in the 11Chick11 at 1 :00 p.m. patrol south to pump -house, east to Hadley flats, then up to the Goose pond on Belle I sle Ridge, back north in the main canal south again and around to Louisiana Fu r Inc. and dovun !elle bayou t o c amp. Saw on this patrol 1200 Blue-winged, 100 S nowy 35 Louisianas, 15 Little Blues, 4 Kingbirds fir s t seen, also 2 Green herons. Dewey Date ....... Sunday: ... M.ar. .. ... 2 .......................... I spent the morning i n E h .:i / h ac wara.en sign or initia "Cre: camp listen to 11 Invitation to learning" program. .., /) 12: 30 p m. I left camp in "Ch i ck" patrol south t ...... 4 Chenier Au Tigre, Snowy Louisianas, and Little 27"'"" {57 blues hPron feeding a11 along cana1s, I returne ......................................................................................................... .. at t'"f Abbeville ......................................................................................... .. ..

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue; New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .......... ..... .. .Y ..... .................... ST A TE ....... L.OU.1 .. $..i.a...na .............................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ....... .. 9.h .... JQ ., ....... ..... .. .. 5 .. ,. 1942 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roo sting, feeding or nesting D ate ........ .Q.P. ...... ......... ?.;l; .9. .................. ...................... I epent the rmrning at headc"uarters orking on the 11 Chick" motor. De ey returned from Abbeville at headquarters at 11:00 A ._f. 1:00 P. M De ey and I, left camp in boat "Chick" freed the canal from pump -house east to Belle rs1e Rid:: e o f crab g rass, a1ong the canal I have coun1ied 47 Boat_tailed Grackle's n est, 50 Blue..winged, We re turned at headquarters at 5 : 00 p M Date ...... .. ch ..... 31 ........................................................ 7:30 e left h0adquarters in boat 11Chick" and continue the cleaning in pu:r.ip-house canal, we returned at headquarters at 10:30 A. in the Goose nond on the ridge saw about 4oo Blue-winged. Left head iarters 1:00 P.M in the 11Chick11 went and repaired breaks in the levee near Chenier Au Ti re, sa as e ork 125 Snowy e gretfi < 10 Little blues, 6 Green herons, 25 Geese in the CJ.ir, V!fe returned, V) Date ..... AprtTT,-1942 .... ." z >-C 7:30 A.M:. in the 11Chick" we ent and fill in more Musk r a t holes in the levee south to Chenier Au Tigre, sa about 200 Blue-w inged tea1s, three Kingbird, 4 Black-crowned night heron, a1so a Duck after a flight of Teals, e returned at Headquarters at 11:00 A e spent the afternoon at headquarters relined the engine in the boat "Whistler" and made some repairs on some of our marsh tools. t: Date ...... Ap.r..i .1 ..... 2 .............................................................. Dewey and I s ent the morning at made some light repairs on buildings and rm ed the yard worked around the oak trees. E-t 0 z 12: 30 P. M e left head.11uarters in "Blue Goose" patrol thru the 1akes stop and visit with the wardens at State Refuge headquarters, fron there to South est pass and neadman s r s1and, saw 200 Blue-winged, 125 geese, one Deer, t w o Kingbird, 25 Snowy, e r eturned at headquarters 6: 30 p .ll. Date .......... Ap.r.i.i ...... J ........................................................ Dewey and I, apent the morning at headquarters. M:r. George El.dredge and daughter of Abbeville, visit our headqua.rterS" tliefe bbA C: if '!lathe '"the "ma.rie11 We a1so had the visit of Mr.& Mrs R. B Stiles,and u.r. and Mte. H. M ()tnis, a11 from Shreveport, ta. they were on there waj to Chenier Au figre, the boat s name the "Rayne". 1:00 P.M we patrol in "Blue Goose" to Hell Hole, we return at camp 5:30 P.M. Date .......... .Apr. .iJ. .... I went to Abbeville in the boat "Whist1er11 took up the 50 sma11 sigis to have them lettered. In the afternoon I my own car to port Arthur, Texas and visit my brothers. Dewey left camp in the "Clli ck11 patro11 ed to Tom Bayou, he was away from headquarters five hours, he report seen 25 Geese near the section 16, (school land) on his ay back the "Chick" engine developed trouble. -(Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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I. WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue New York, N Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ......... .R.9.-i.n. e Y ... S..9.:n.ct. u?-.+.:'..Y. .... .......... ... ST A TE.. .... Loui.S.i .. a.na .............. ............................................. INCLUSIVE DATES .. .. .. .... _6.,. ..... t o .... .Ap.+.:'.. i.1 ..... 1.2 .. 19 42 NOTE: Outline work done mileage co ve red areas patrolled each day. List species obser v ed, gi v ing e s timated numbers. State whether roo s ting feeding or nesting. Date ...... J.1.o.n..d8.:.Y ......... P,..i.l ..... -..... t .................... .. .. I returned from Abbeville to h eadquarters at ll:OOA. m De ey left camp in the 11 Chi ck11 p atrol up Big Island bayou to the d a m and alk east to section 16, (school 1and) he return at h eadquarters at noon. we 1 ft h e a dl""l.lar ters in the 11Whist1er11 went thru Belle and Fearm a n lake and u p Tom bayou, I a1k west and Dev ey walk east, wer:e .,a a y from headquarters four hours. D e ey ent to Abb eville l ate that night. Date ......... T.u .. .... Apr..il .. .... 7 ................. I 1 e f t c amp in the 11 Blue Goos e11 ent thru the f ear son pond, see n 75 Blue-w inged, 10 Sno w y egT ets, a f e Louisiana h erons, s a w the first Least bittern for this season. The Qract1e s n est no have e ggs. The o n l y bir dS e no h ave in Be l l e Isle lake are a bout 25 Blue-w inged teals I 1 eft h=-ad
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A venue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT S ANCT U A RY (or General Area) ...... ..... $.C:l:-.!1 .. ............................. .ST ATE ....... LQJJ.l .. .. .. ......................................................... .. INCLUSIV E DAT ES ........ ... ...... t9 ...... .... l .9, 1 942 NOTE: Outline w o r k done, mileage co vere d ar e a s patr oll e d each day. L i s t s p e ci e s obser v ed, g i ving e s timated numbe r s Stat e whet h e r roosting feed ing or nesting. Date ..... M.9.'.g .. .... .. ..... l3 ... ...................... Dewey and I, finished up our application for boat license with the Coast GaBrd in Abbeville at 9:30 A. M we left Abbeville and retu.. rned at h eadquarters 11:30 A M W e left ca.mp at p. l!. in the 11Whiet1er11 went to Chenier Au Tigre, talked to Mr Sagrera, saw the first purple Gallinule, also the Orchard oriole are the first seen for this season, we returned to h eadClu.arters at 6:00 P. M Date ...... T:u.es.a.ay ..... Ap.r .i1 ...... 1 .4.................. .. Dewey left camp at 7: 30 A. M in boat 11 Chi ck11 patrol up Big Island bayou to the Dam, he replaced one s mall sign, he ta1k to fisherman at the mouth of Mile bayou, There boat the llFirsby" no. he r eturned a t camp at 11:00 A. M we s pent the afternoon painting u the roof on the big camp. W e still have about 50 Blue-winged teals <: on Belle rs1e lake. V'J Date ... JY..e .. dn.e.e. .. da,Y .... Ap.r.1. 1 .... 1.5 ......... .. Left camp at $:00 A M i n the 11mi1st1er11 p atrol thru Belle Isle, and Fearman lake,up the head of Tom bayou, the Green heron a.re very common a.long the bayous, we a1so s a w tro Deers, w e returned at camp at 11: 30 A M we epent the afternoon at headquarters working on the bathroom. w e have about 25 Louisiana Seaside Sparrows on the yard. Mr. Lionel LeBlanc, and Al phe Chote, visited our Head'l!J.art ers in the f-4 v-----v !:: Date ....... Thux.. s da.y .... .Apr .11 ..... 1.0 ............. i:i:: Dewey l eft camp at $:00 A. :t. in the 11Chick11 went thru Nick' s lake, he report a few Blue-winged tea1s. I,left headquarters at $:00 A. :u. in the 11Whistler11 patrolled to Hell Hole, saw about 50 Snowy egrets feeding a1ong the bay shore, I r eturn to camp at noon. Jtanained at headquarters a l l the afternoon working on the bathroan. 0 z 0 o Date ...... Fr. i .da. y ... Apr i.1 .... i7 ..................... Dewey a n d I, remaine d at headquarters c1ean the yard and done so m e painting on the bathroom Left camp at 12:30 p. :M. in the 11Blue Goose" :Patrolled to So uthwest pass and neaaman s Island, w e now h ave 250 Snowy egrets, and 150 Louisiana heron s on the Island, with 36 nest just star ted, w e returned at h eadquarters 4:30 p. :M. The 50 Blue-winged teals are still on Belle Isle lake n ear our c a mp. Date ............ .. tur..da,Y .... Ap.r.i 1 ..... 1.8 ....... .. I l eft headq.iarters a t 7:30 A .M. in the 11Whist1er11 went t o Abbei:.. ille for the week-end, Dewey rem ained at camp clean and painted 1h e motor on boat 11mue Goose" In the afternoon Dewey patrolled to Chenier Au Tigre in t h e boa t 11Chick11 h e report the Green herons are v ery common also the KingbirdB and the orchard oriole. Date ....... Sun.da. y .... Apr .11 ..... 1 9 ........... ...... .. ... I spent the d a Y in Ea c h warden si n or initial here: Abbeville, D e ey left camp at $ : "JJ A M in the 1 f Blue-winged teals on Belle Isle lak e (Use additional sheet to avoi d c rowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Ave nue, N e w York, N Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANC TUARY (or General Area) ............ ..... ........................ S T A TE ........ ......................................................... IN CL USIVE DATES .... .. 1.1 ...... ?..7., ....... to ..... .... ... J .94 2 N OTE: Outline w o r k done, mil e a g e co ve r e d areas p at roll e d each day. Li st spe cies obser ve d g i ving e sti m a t e d num bers. Stat e w h ethe r roo sting, feeding or n esting Date .. .N.an. da.y ... A .pr.1.1 .... 2.7 ............................ In Abbeville, Dewey had to report at the coast Guard to be re-finger printed, I bad to have Ce.pta1n pete Dyson of Abbeville, to endorsed my app11oat1on for a boat license, we return at headquarters at noon. We apent the afternoon at headquarters washed out the bathroom tank ,a1eo started to repair the foun
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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ....... .. ..... ........ .................. ST A TE ...... L ...... ......... ................. ... ............... INCLUSIVE DATES ...... .... ...... to ...... J?-Y ... l.0 .. ... ... 19.4:2 NOTE: Outline work done, mil e a g e co ve r ed, a rea s patrolled each day. Lis t species observed gi v ing estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nes ting. Date ............. .... .............. Y. ........... ........................... I r e t urn from Abbeville to our h eadquarters at 12;'30 I. M Dewey l eft camp at 8:30 A. M in the boat 11Chick11 and went thru Irick' s lake, h e r eport see n some Least Bittern" 'neste and a few Purple Gallinul e n est just started, h e return at headqua r ters at 11:00 A M In the afternoon w e wheeled some dirt along the Boathouse. Date ....... fb.1 es day: .... M ay. ... 5 ........ ....... ........... Dewey and I, left our headquarters in the "Whistler" went to Chenier Au Tigre, 8.nd reg:tstred for sugar war ration book, w e return at camp at noon. We spent e"a.dquarters scraped and painte d the eng i n e in the 11 C h i c k11, a l so made a new overflow d.l'ain for the water tanlt" at the small vi Date ............... .. ... ......... ......... ........ Dewey and I spent th morning at h e a dquarters, w e built a new top on water tank at his house and repaired som e of the Left h eadquarters at 1 :00 P. :M. in the 11Blue Goose patrol to Deadman s Island in southwest pass, we now have.. so.me ]._200 birds on the island, togat her with 400 nests with e gg;s, we r eturn a t camp t. 4 : 45 P ll f--4 >-t Date ...... .... Thur. s .day .... lla.y. ... 7 ............... ....... W e spent the mornin g at headquarters doing som e repairs on the breakwater at the northend of the yard Dewey left camp in the 11 dhick11 patrol thru Belle Isle and Fearman lake, up Tom bayou, 6 he r eport the Green herons and the Grackles has started to hatch. z W e a1 so went thru the pear son pond and seen a few Sno w y feeding there, one Deer was seen on the c a n a l bank near the pond. 0 A Date ........ .. .UaY, $ ............ ............. .......... Dewey a n d I spent the da y at wheeled som e dirt along the break a t e r and the low places on t h e y ard, a1so c1ean the spark plugs on the boa t 11Blue Goose and Whist1er11 t.J. I-eft the headquarter at 6 :00 p M and went to Abb eville to meet my brother that night. Date ........ .. d?-.Y .... .9 .. ............. ......... I Spent the morning in Abbeville with my brother we attend a littlebuslness of our own he went back to Texas, I returned t o camp D e ey ent ou t for his weekend in Abbeville. I 1 eft camp in the boat "Blue Goos e11 went to dheni er Au Tigre i n the afternoon, seen a1ong the c anal lots of Snowy Green herons and Louisianas feeding, a1so two Deers at the mouth of Deep bayou. Date ...... ... .SUn.da.y. rn .y. ... 10. ............................. .. I spent a11 day at headq,,iarters, M r Lionel LeBlanc s son and Wif had lunch with I, at camp, they return to Abbe ill e late in the afternoon in there own boat. Dewey Spent the da y in town. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ........ ..... ............ ........... .ST A TE ...... .... ..................... ............ .... ................. INCLUSIVE DATES ...... .... 1.1_ ...... t.. O ..... ll.9.:.Y. ... .... NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co vere d areas patrolled each da y List species observed giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting f ee ding or nesting Date ....... ... 1 1 ................................. I remain a t head quarters a11 the morning. Dewey return from Abb eville at 11:00 A. M In the afternoon e installed a new set of Spark Plugs, new set breakE>.r points in the "Blue Goose" and the 11Wh.ist1er1 : a1so put n ewt:t parts in the 11 Chicks" carburetor. Left the beadClllarters in t h e "Whistler" at 3:30 P.M went up Bayou Chene, on section 11, and talk w1 th survey on sect ion 10, the pro.. c:o Date .............. ...... .... l. ...... L ........... .............. I l eft headquarters at $:00 A. M in the "Whist1er" went to Abb eville, and answerd Mr. John M cnenn, 1 etter, I r eturn to camp in the afternoon. Dewey ch a n ged screen on one window, and one door on the big house. Rain most a11 of the day. V) z 1-4 Date ... W .. ednes. da.y .... May. ..... 1 J ................... Dewey left the headquarters in the "Chick" at g:oo A. M went thru Nick's lake, he report plenty of fresh water all thru marsh, he also seen Sno wy, and Louisiana herons feeding a11 along Nick's 1ake. I epent the day at h eadquarters cleaninW windoWB pane and wood... work on the big house. Dewey scrub the 'mue Goose" and Whist1er. !:: D ate ......... 'l.'.hJ,; f? .. .. .... 1 ........... .... ....... I finished my house cleaning in the morning. Dewey made some light repairs on the Building s throughout the morning. W e left h eadquarters at 1:00 p. M in the 11Bl.ue Goose" patrol out ,f-4 to Deadmans Island, the birds have increase nowt ...... d, we return at at 5 :00 P.M Mr. Lionel LeBl anc and Son, arrive d at camp with Houseboat. 0 Date ......... Fr.1 .. day: ... M.a.y: 15 ...................... g:oo A.M Left headquarters in "Whistler" patrol to Tom b ayou, and visit M :t. D a l ton ()1idry, at State Refug e headquarters w e return at camp at noon. Left camp at 1:30 p. M in 11Whist1er" patrol north to Ver million bay and out to Schooner b ayou, and up Cole b ayou, saw two O:>ots, two Deers, few Sno wys feeding along the bay shore return at headcpaxters 6:00 P. M I went to Date...... a.. r .. day ... :tl{ay .. ........ ,, .... ........... .... .. R eceived a Teleg r a m from Mr Shelb y Harrison, and a letter from :Mr. en enn, they had to return to New York. I ep ent the day in Abbeville. Dewey patrol to dhenier Au Tigre in the boat "Chick" in the afternoon, be r eport snow y and Louisiana herons, feeding a11 along the c anals and on the marsh. Date ......... .. Sunda.y ... .May .... 17............................ E h d. I Spent sunda y in Abbeville, Dewey went out to ac w;;7n ___ ..... (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A venue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or G eneral Area) ............. R?.:t .. .... $ 13.A ..................... ST A TE .......... JP.J!i...!?..i. .. ... ...... ...... ...... ........ ......................... IN CL USIVE DATES .............. .M .. ... J.$. .. 2 ....... ..... ..... .. 2 .... J. 942 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co v ered areas patrolled each day List s pecies observed, gi ving estimated numbers. State whether roosting feeding or nesting. Date .... lt.QV. ... ... .. .. 1 ...... ............................ .. I returned from Abbeville at headQuarters at 11: 30 A M Dewey epent the morning wheeling dirt on the ya.rd I 1 eft headaUarters at l : 30 P M in the 11 Chi ck11 went thru the Hadley nats, seen a brood of six young Black ducks, a1so a brood of pUrple Gallinule, the natural feed cond.i ti on in this area is good including Widgeon grass, Banana waterlily. Date .......... Tu .. e s dg._ y ... Ua..y ... 1.9 .......................... .. W e epent the mo.rning at headqu,arters working on the yerd Left c amp at 1 :00 P. M in the "Blue Goose p atrol thru Belle ISle and Fearman lake, out to southwest pass and Deadman s Island, the Snowy egrets and Louisiana herons has increased now to about lSOO and w e have e s and some with < you gs jus-' s arted to hatch, e return at caiilp a 4: P. M tl) Date ........ ... .... 20 ............... De ey left camp at g :00 A M in the 11 Chick" ent up Tom bayou and rep1ace one sma11 sign, he report seen on Fearman lake, 10 Blue-winged tea1s, he ret11rn at headcparters 11:00 A M I left camp in the 11?fhistler11 and went thru ?Tick's lake, seen a brood of 9 young Black ducks, the feed condition there is not so gpod this yea:r, also in this area are a good many Snowys feeding. t: Date ..... Thur.s..da.y ... ia..y.: ..... 21 .......................... I l 'eft camp in the 11 Chick" went thru the ear son ond looked over some work to be done. Th Banana waterlily in this area seems to have gone ou.t entirely for re on. ne e pond 8 in a large area that was by Muskrats some 150 Snowy egret, z and Louisiana herons feeding. Dewey changed 1the oil in the boats Whistler, and Blue Goose 0 0 Date ........ .. ... lG.\:.Y ..... 2 ....... ........................... .. I left headquarters at g : 30 in the 11Chick11 patrol to our west litee of section 11, on Schooner bayou, also up Cole b a you t alked to a fisherman there, I returned at camp at 11:00 A. M Dewey remained at camp working on the boat"Whist1er1! We have this yea:r in Belle s1e lake I belive the heaviest crop o anana waterlily in years. The young Boat-tailed Qrackl es a:re now nying, one can see t hem a11 a a Date ......... S.atur .. day.: J.{ay ..... 2J ...... .... ......... Dewey went to Abbeville for his eekend off. I remained in camp an morning, left headqua:rters at 2 :00 p M in the boat "Chick" went up Belle Isle bayou s north prong and talked to d:redg men, also went and visited the boys at the Louist.ana Fur company hea
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ........... ..... ...................... ST ATE..L.0.'!:!1 .. $.. i .. ...... ..... ................... ........................... INCLUSIVE DATES .............. ?5 .. 1 ..... ... .. ... 3+..J. ... J 942 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co v ered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. a11 morning. The mos qui to es are as bad as they get. Dewey spent the morning in Abbeville, to have an examination of his head, he return at headquarters in afternoon. I left headquarters at 1 :00 p M in boat 11dhick" patrol south to Chenier Au Tigre, visit y;r and the O:>ast Guard station, I return a t headquarters at 6 :00 P M headquarters, mowin g the yard, and work on the "dhick'S" engine. Mosquitoes are very bad this morning. I left headquarters at l :J) P M in boat 11vthist1er11 patrol to our west line section 11, on Schooner bayou, talked w1 th boys on the Humble Oil O'.)mpanys Dredge, I also talked t o fisherman on Vermillion bay, return at headquarters at 5 : 30 P M Vl Date .......... W .. ednes. da.y .... M.a.y ..... 27 ............ g :OO A lit D ewey and I left headquarters in boat "Blue Goos e patrol thru Belle Isle, and Fearman lake, out to Hell Hole, then to Southwest pass, and oeadman s Island, our little rookery thel'e is doing just fine, we r etum at camp at n:>on. Dewey worked on our Delco light plant in the afternoon. I wen t and look over the z area eaten out by .Muskrats near the Pearson pond, a1so took pictures. !:: Date ......... Thu.r.s. .. dQ.y.... .... .2$ .... ...... ......... g :oo De:vey patrolled to 'tom bayou in the boat "Chick" he report seen three Deers, aJ.ong the bayou bank, a1so a broOO. r-c of young Bla ck ducks, he return at headquarters at noon. o I n the afternoon I r eturn n ear the Pearson p dmd and took more Z pictures, seen in this area a brood of five young Black du ck s 0 A Date ....... ..... 2.9 ................................ S :oo A H Dewey and I, left headquarters in the "Whist1er" and patrol out on vermillion bay, rep1aced one s mall Sign that was washed away, e return at headquarters at 11:00 A u In the afternoon w e went and clean out the Pump canal, on the way to work w e saw many Sno wys, and Louisiana herons feeding along the canals and at IUck s flume. Date ....... $ .. .... lQ.Y. ... 3.0. ...................... I left headCMarters in the 11Whistier11 and ent to Abbevill e for the weekend Dewey remained at headquarters a11 day working on the "Chick's" engine. Late tha t afternoon I drove my car to port Arthur, Texas and visit my son, and friends. Each warden sign initial here: Belle Isle, and Fearman lake out to Hell Hole [.),, --'--_ he talk t o fisherman a1so visited a t State headquarters on his back. I return from Texa s t ....... ........... ...................... .......................................... ................. Abbeville that night at nine o'clock. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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u WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ........ R.M.A.Y .... .. $.c.t.P. .. ............................. STATE .... ..1 .. ............................................................. INCLUSIVE DATES ...... Jun.e .... 1 ......... t.o. ..... June .... .7.,. ..... 1..9.42. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered areas patrolled each day. List species observed, gi ving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ........... 1Jo.P...d...Y ..... J1!P.. .. e ..... l .. ...... ........... ..... I return from Abbeville at headquarters at 11 :30 A M Dewey spent the morning at camp, repair a few leaks on the roof of his camp. We 1 eft camp at 1 :30 P M in the "Chick" patrol north out on Vermillion bay, and up the head of Cole bayou, talk to fisherman at the mouth of Schooner bayou, we return at camp at 5 :30 P M Date .. .. ..... 1\.1.es.a.ay .... J:u.n.e ..... 2 ....................... D ewey and I, Spent the morning at headciuarters wheeled dirt in some low places on the yard. 1:30 p M left headquarters in the "Whistler11 patrol south to Chenier Au Tigre, seen feeding along the canals and on the marsh many Snowy Egrets and Louisiana we return at headquarters at 4 :30 P M < I Vl Date ............ W. .. e .. .... Jun.e .... ,3............... g :oo A M I l eft headquarters in the "Whistler" patrol up to our west line sectionll, on Schooner bayou, talk with Humble Oil Co, survey and dredging crew, I return at headquarters at noon We spent the afternoon at headquarters mowed the yard, and done a little work on the 11(hicks11 engine. t: Date .. ........ Thur.. .. da.,Y ..... Jun.e .... 1:1: .................... g :oo A M left camp in t h e 11Chick11 went thru Nick s lake, seen few Snowys feeding through out this area, but the young Least Bitterns are very common, I return at camp 11:00 A M I, left camp in the 11Whist1er11 at 2 :00 p u went to Abbeville, and attend a z Firemen meeting, a1so had the occasion to show the motion icture f llm of the Rainey sanctuary. -0 i::i Date .... F.r..i.day .... June ..... 5 ................................. I return from Abbeville at headcru.arters at 16: 30 A M rain a11 the morning. We spent the afternoon in camp on account of bad weather and rain. Dewey 1 eft headCbarter s at 4-: 30 P :M. went to Abbeville, in the boat 11Whistler11 Date ......... S.at.ur.day .... J un.e .... 6............... ... Dewey in Abbeville for his weekend off. I remained at headQJ.arters all the nnming. Left camp at 1 : 30 p M in the 11Chick11 patrol thru Belle Isle, and Fearman lake, takled to State wardens at the Cbn... servation headquarters, return at our headquarters at 5 : 30 P M rain most of the afternoon. .... .... Each warden sign or initial here: to Dead.man s Island, several hund:red young Egrets just about to ny, many more will hatch ... ... .......................................................................................................... (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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:i u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ........... Raine.y. ..... S.an.ctuar.:y: .......................... .ST A TE ....... t.ou.i .. si.ana. ..................... ........................... ... INCLUSIVE DATES ......... June ... .$ I"""to ...... Jun.e .... 1.4.., ..... 1942 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co v ered areas patrolled each day. List species observed gi v ing estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date......... .onda.y. .... Jun.e .... 8 ............................ Dewey return from Abbeville at headClllarters at 11 :00 the morning at head'ltlarter s Left camp at 1:)) p M. 11 Whistler" we pull crabgrass out otl pump canal south Dam, we return at camp 5:30 P M. Date ....... Tu.es .da.y. .... June .... 9 ........................ A M. I sp eit in the boat to the Hadley Dewey and I remained in camp all the morning on accrunt of hea.. vi est rain of the season. we left the headquarters in the boat 11 Chi ck11 at 2 : 30 p. M patrol south to Nick' s flume Open the gate to let some water out, also Open the Hadley flume. Seen on this pa1:rol three Deers, and some Snowy Egrets and Louisiana herons, feeding along the canals and on the marsh, rain starting again. Vl J .. .. l Date ..... W..e.dne.e. daY .......... un.e ... 10. ......... > z lo-< Dewey and I 1 eft head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or G e neral Area) ... .Y. .... $..?.:;r.rn:J;;:_?,:_:r,_ y ... ........ .................... ST A TE.. .. L O Ui. .$.. i?.:na L .... ...... ... ............... ..... ..... .... ......... INCLUSIVE DATES ... Jun.e ... .. 15 ... t o ... J u n.e 21 1..942. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co vere d areas patrolled each day. Lis t sp e ci e s obser ved, gi ving estim ated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date .... ... ..... ... !2 I left Abbeville in the morning '.t9r two weeks v acation in Texas. Dewey ap ent the day at head
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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .......... .R.a.i.n.eY. .... ....................... ST A TE..L.o.ui.s.i.ana ................................................................ INCLUSIVE DATES ......... June ..... 2.2 ...... t.o ...... J.un.e .... 23 .. tl 9 42. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List s pecies obser ve d, gi v ing estimated numbers. State whether roosting feeding or nesting. Date anda.y .... Jun.e .... 22 ................................. Dewey left headquarters at 7 :;JJ A r in the boat II Chick" patrol and cut grass around sma11 signs up Tom bayou, he returned at headquarters at 11 :30 A u Dew ey spent the afternoon at camp due to bad weather and rain. Date ...... Tu .. e.s..da.y .... .June .... 2.J ....................... Dewey and his tro boys, Spent the a.ay at headquarters cutting grass on Belle Isle lake front near the camp, also done a little ork on the 11 Chick' s11 engine. V) Date .... .We.dn.es.da..y:. ... Jun.e ..... 24: .......... ... Dewey and the boys, continued the grass cut ting on the 1ake front, bad some rain in the afternoon. Mr. Lionel LeB1anc, stop at camp for a short visit. E-i po:; E-i 0 z Date ...... T.hu.r..s.dg,.y. ... J.un e ..... 25 .................. De ey spent ail the morning at headquarters. Dewey left camp at 1 :OO P. M in the boat "Blue Goose" patrolled out to sou th wes t pass and neadman s Island, report the nesting birds are still doing fine, we now have something 1500 youngs nying on Deadman s Island, he return at headquarters at 5 :00 p M 0 A Date ...... .F.r..i .. .... .June .... 2.6 ................ ....... Dewey left the headquarters at 8 :00 A. M in the 11::otiick11 vrent thru the Hadley flats, lots of water on the marsh 0pen the flume he return to ca.mp at 11:00 A. M In the afte.rnoon Dewey and son, 1 eft camp in the 11 Chi ck 11 went up Big Isl and bayou and cut around the signs. Date ...... S.at.ur. .day. .... June ..... 27- Dewey spent the day at headquarters mowing the yard, and cleaning the three boats. : O warden sign or initial here: returned at 11: 30 A li. In the afternoon De,vep: IJ,.. -4... 04 O went to dhenie.r Au Tigre, hA returned at camp .. p e.c.u... 5:30 p. .............................................................................................................. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowd ing)

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:i u -< WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ... ...... .P-.e.Y ..... ...... ............... STATE .... Loui.S.i .ana .......... ............................................... IN CL USIVE DATES .......... E.' ... .?..9 .i ...... ..... J.l..Y .. ..5 ., .... J .. 91+2 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co v ered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ....... ..... J.:UP...e. ...... 29 ............................. Dewey spent the morning at headquarters cleaning the two cat.'llps, also done a little work on the 11Vlhistier11 motor. Devrey left camp at 1 :00 P. li. in the boat 11Chick11 patrol n01'th on lion bay, and up Schooner and OJle bayou he saw two Deere, he return at headquarters at 5 :00 P ll. rain that evening. Date ....... Tu.es .day .... Ju.ne ...... 30 ...................... S :60 A. M Dewey left the headquarters in boat 11Chick11 vent cut grass around big sign at Deep bayou, also the one east on V ermillion bay near State Refuge line, he a1so replaced one small sign on the bay shore, he return to camp at 11: 00 A u In the afternoon Dewey clean the feedhruse, rain most of the evening. ti) Date ........ Jul.y .... 1, ..... 1.942 ........... .......................... Dewey and his family 1 eft headquarters.. in the boat "Whi st1 er" at $ :00 A. u oome to Abbeville,rhe istart e on bis vacation, I return at headquarters that afternoon aJ.one?rain aJ.l the way back to camp and continued raining tbru the night. :i t Date ......... Tb.u:r .. s..d.aY. ..... JulY. ..... 2 ....................... I spent the morning at headquarters makeing out Dewey s two weeklY reports. I left headquarters at 1:00 P. M in the "Whistler" f-'4 0 z went to Chenier Au TigTe, to talk to Hr Sagrera, but yr. Sagre:a was away from home for a few days, I return at camp at 5 :30 p. M 0 o Date ... F..:r;"..l.d?.-.Y. .... J.P.,l.Y. .... 3 .. 11.... ..... ................. I left headc:partere in the boat 11Blue Goose" at 9:00 A. M patrolled east tbru Belle Isle, and Fearman lake, out in Hell Hole, and through southwest pass to neadman' s Island, the Snowy egrets and LOJ.isiana herons,is just about aJ.l hatch, there are still about 500 that is to young to fly, I return at headquarters at 1+:00 p. m. rain all the afternoon. Date ..... S..atut. .. day .... .Jul.y. ..... 4........ ... ............ I r enain at headquarters all day on account of bad weather and heavy rain that contirued a1so thru the night. Date .. ..... Jul..y.. ..... 5 ................................ I left headquarters iIJ E h d 1 I h th;; 11Whist1er11 patrol up Tom Bayou, talk to fis ac war. r int ui ere: herrnan in Fearman lake, went and visit at the -_ L State Refuge headquarters, bad lunch with the --""" iJ -boys there, return at our headquarters late in .................................................... ........................................................... afternoon. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .... Rain.e.Y. .... S.9:.n.ct.u.9.+..Y. ................................. ST ATE. .... L.o.uisi.ana .......... ........................................ ....... IN CL USIVE DA TES ............ ..... ...... :l; .Q .... ... .... J. 9 42 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co vere d areas patrolled each day List species observe d giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ...... ..::o.n.da.y .... Jul.y.:...... ............................... !"'left headquarters at 7:00 A. M in the boat "Blue Goose11 went to Abbeville for mail and food supply, I returned at camp that afternoon, on the way back went up Schooner bayou to our west line where the Humble Oil O:>. is dT edging cana1, seen on the way three big Deers, I return at headquarters at 5:30 P M Date .... Tu. e.s.day ... July .... 7 ........ ..................... I left the headquarters at $:30 A u in the 111'/histleT" went to Chenier Au Ti gr e, had a talk with ill'. Sagrera, about the beach patrolling and cattle grazing on our land, had lunch at the Sagreras, return at headC!JJ.arters at 4:30 that afternoon. Seen u a1ong the canals and on the marsh about 150 Snowy Egrets feed.-< ing, a1 so one Deer near our Pu.mphouse : the boat "Chi ck11 at f1 :OO A ll. went l;; ; thru the Pear son pond, seen a brood of 6 young Black. D.tcks near those pond where the Huskrats has eaten out the grass, some 200 Snowy Egrets, and Louisiana Herons, with a few little Green herons mixed feeding all. throug this area, I return at headQJ.arters at noon. In the aft er noon I started to mow the yard. t: Date ......... T.bul"..s.da..Y ..... July ..... 9 ..................... Left headquarters at 7 :30 A. M in the 11W'histleT" went up Tom bayou, saw one Deer on the way up, then went up east to the State Refuge headquarets, talk with ur. Felix Nunez, State warden. I return at our camp at 1;00 P l!. In the afte.rnoon I finished mow ing the yard. 0 z 0 A Date ........ ,i'r :t.day .... July ..... 10 ...................... I remain at headquarters all morning, work on the 11Chick:'s11 engine, also on my Radio. Left the headquarters in the "Whistler" at 1: 30 P. U patrol west up Belle Isle bayou to Louisiana Fur Inc, headquarters visit with the boys there, then patrol north through the new Humble Oil canal ilong our west line to Schooner ba u return at cam :OO P John L nch sto on wa to Chenier. Date ...... ..... Jul.Y ... 11.-.... ..... ... I left headquarters at 6:00 A ll. in "Blue Qoose11 natrolled to southwest pass and Deadmans Island, 11ve still some young birds not flying, from there I went to Intracobta1 City, and Abbeville for g'='LSOline and supply, return at headquarters at 5:30 P. ll Date ................... P.: ......... .Y. .................. Y. .............. !....................... e ea r ers n the boat lldhick11 patrol south to Cbenier Au Ti gr e, talk to r. Sagrera, a1 so walk wes t on the Island, and ta1k to lll'. Lionel LeBlanc, return at head0uarters lake that evening. we had a very heavy rain today. (Use additional sheet to av oid crowding) .................................................. :=. ...........

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ........ .. r.:t .. ..... ........................... ST ATE .... .. .. u -< INCLUSIVE DATES ....... Jul.y ..... l-3. ..... to ...... Jul.Y, ..... 19., ...... 19 4 2 NOTE: Outline work done, milea g e cov ered, areas patrolled each day. List s pecies observed, gi v ing estimated numbers State whether roosting fee ding or nes ting Date ........ Hon.da.Y ..... JU.lY ..... 13 ............................ I 1 eft headquarters at g ;CO A 1!. in boat 11 Chick" patrol sooth to Belle Isle ridge, looked around Ga:>se pond, seen two Deers, and 9 young Black Ducks, return to headCillart er s at 11 :00 A Spent the afternoon at. headquarters, John Lynch stop at camp on his way from Chenier Au Tigre, to Abbeville. Date ......... .... Ju.l.Y .... ..................... I left headquarters in boat "Whistler" at 7 :30 A patrol north to Deep bayou, east around Redfish point, and south to Hell Hole, talk to fisherman, then walk from portage bayou tothe return to head<;ua.r ter s at 1 : 30 P Had some rain late in the aft errioon. CI) Date ....... ..... J.'.L.1.l..Y.. J5. .. L....... '' '\. .... "'. \ Spent a11 morning at headquarters mowing the yard. Hr. E A. Mclt-' z lo-4 henny, from Avery Island, stop at rur headquarters for a short visit he was on his way from Chenier Au Tigre, back t:> the Island. ., I left camp in the "Blue Goose" patrolled exit to Southwest pass and Deadman s Island, most of the youngs a.re now flying but they still use the Island in large rumb ers, I return to camp late that evening. t: Date ..... T.h:i,p; __ $.d9'.Y ..... JulY .... 1 .6. ................... r::i:: I 1 eft headquarters at g :OO A 'Ii ent at Audubon Landing, in the boat 11Blue Goose" met Dewey, and return back to headClua.rters. In the Aft erna:>n we finished mo ing the yard and cut grass ar oand breakwater. Seen feeding along shore line on Belle Isle lake, five Deers. Date ..... .. t .. d.?.:Y. ..... J\il.Y .... .1.7 .. ............................ Dewey and I, left the headquarters in the boat 11Chick11 at S ;Q>9l A ti. patrolled through Belle Isle, and Fearman lake, up bayru, talk State game wardens, Dal ton Gui dry, and Hampton Green, we returned at headCillarters at noon. In the afternoon I went to Abbeville, to attend to business of my own, Dewey remain at headcp.iart er s with his family. Rain most a11 afternoon. Date ........ S. .a.:tur .. day ... Jul.Y,: .... lEL ........... Dewey left the headcp.iarters in the boat 11 Chi ck11 at A 11. and patrol sooth to Chenier Au TigTe, talk tour. Sagrera on the Island, he return at headquarters at 1 :00 p f I remained in AbbeVille a11 morning. In the afternoon I drove To Erath, to attend my sons wed ding. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) .... .......................... ST ATE .... L.OUi .. siana ...................... ...... ...................... ........... IN CL USIVE DA TES ...... J.V.l.Y .... ?O ...... t.Q ...... J.lJ.:l.Y ...... ?..6..1 ... l.942 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ...... ..... ........ :P.: Y ................ ........... ............. I left Abbeville at 9 :00 A u drove to Lafayette to try and locate ur. Kimbrouhg of the Abbeville packing Company, about the lease on Deaamans Island in South est pass, unable to do so, I then return to Abbeville late in Afte.rnoon. Dewey spent the morning at camp work-. on the boat 11Whist1e,r11 in the afternoon he patrol in the II Chick" up Big Island bayou to the old Dam. Date ........ 'l': .. ... JU..lY. .... ........ ........ I spent the day in Abbeville, I had to appear at Local oraft Board for mi/litary physical examination. Dewey 1 eft headQuarters at el :OO A .?J. in the "Blue Goose" petrol to South, est pass and D e adman s Island, we still have so m e 200 young Snowy and Louisiana herons, net flying yet, Dewey return at headquarte.rs at 12: 30 P M I spent the < night in Abbeville. v:i Date .... J.ulY. ... 2.2 .......... ...... z I returned from Abbeville at headquarters at noon. Dewey spent all morning at h eadquarters on account of bad weather and rain. In the afternoon w e 1 eft ca-mp in the 11 Chi ck11 ent and r ai.ioved the cY'.linder head on the um en ne near Belle Isle ridge, took the valves out to be clean an oil up to prevent rust. Tne caJ.ifornia Company is conducting a Gravity mete.I' survey on Mclthenny s land. !::: Date .... Thur.s.da.y. .... Ju]..y. ...... 2)... ............... Dewey spent the morning at head quarters grinding v a1ve s on pump engine. I left camp in the boat 11Whist1er11 run up to lick s flume and tb:ru 'hhe Pearson pond, near the pond in the eaten out area there are som e 250 Snowy egT ets, and Louisiana herons feeding all the time. Seen from the screen porch of the big five Deers feeding along Belle Isle lake east bank. 0 o Date ... .. ... J:UlY ..... 2................. .................. I left the headquarters in the 11Whistler11 patrol south to Chenie.r Au Tig:re, walk ove.r to 11r s place, a1so to the west end of the Island. Dewey spent the headQuarte ..rs mowing the yard. The Califarnia CQnpanys boa t .ent through Belle Isle lake, and up lU g Island bayou, but are not trespassing on our prope,rty. Date .... ... ..... Jul. Y ..... 25 ... ............. Dewey left beadC'lllarte,rs with his family in the "JBilue Goose" went to Abbeville for his weekend off. I left camp at 9 :00 A in the 11W'histler11 and patrol thru Belle Isle, and Fearman lake, up Tom bayou, talk to fisherman
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ....... ..... S .. @ .. O:tu.al.'.' .. Y .. ............................ .STATE ....... Loui.siana .......................................................... .. INCLUSIVE DATES ......... J:ul.Y ...... 27 ...... :to ....... .... 1942 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date .... Mo.nda:y. .... Ju]..y ...... 27 ............................. .. I Spent the morning at headClt.larters done some light repair on the 11 dhick 's11 engine. Dewey return from Abbeville at HeadCil.larters at 11:00 A ll Dewey and I, left headquarters in the "Whistler" at 12;30 P and patxol to Indian Point, and southwest pass, up to Deadmans Island, talk to fisherman in pass, there are still 1000 Sno wys and Loui sians ,on the rs1and, we return at camp 5 ;15 Date .. Tu.e.s.day .. JUly .... 2$ .......................... .. We spent the morning at headquarters doing some repairs on our electric light plant and wires. Left headquarters in the 11dhick" at 1 ;00 P. U went and put back cy'l inder head on FumPengine near Belle Isle ridge, startbd the engine and let it run for u a few minutes, we retu?l--n at headcaxters 5:00 P M The Least Bit-< terns, Snowys, and Green herons, are very common a1ong the V) Date .......... W.e.dn.es.day. .... JuJ.y. ...... 29 ........... Dewey left headquarters El :OO A. M in the z """ 11 Chick11 patrol south to Chenier Au Tigre, he talked with :ur .Sag rera on the Island, he r eturn at camp 11:30 A H I took ur. Isac Sagrera to look at our pump-engine near Belle Isle ridge. Dewey alli I, left camp at 1:00 p 1 in the 11Wbist1er11 patrol north to Schoo ner bayou, talk to Humble Oil company men also the California co. w e return at camp 6;00 P M a young Fawn, feeding 20ft. near boat-house. !: ..... Jul.Y ...... 30 ........................ .. Spent the morning at headquarters, hauled out the boat 11f!histler11 on the marine ways, caulk a small leak in the hull and launch her E-< back i nto the er. 1:30 P i Dewey and I, left headChlarters 0 went and work on the Pump-engine's l agneto, seen on the way lots z of Least bitterns, Snowys, and the youngKingbirds are very comm on, saw a1so tm Deers on Belle Isle ridge, e return 4:30 p m 0 Q Date ........ ..... J1J:l.Y ..... 3.l. .. L ......... ........... .. S :OO A. D8wey and I, left headquarters in the boat 11 Chick" vtl th our ta::>ls, went and repaired the big sign on Schooner bayou, t alk to fi she.rnan on V er1:1illion bay, we returned at headc:uarter s 11 :30 A In the afternoon De ey patrolled to Tom bayou in the boat 11Chick I left head01artprs at 2:00 P.H in the 11W'b.ist1er11 wen t to Abbeville, sold for. 150. our Pump-engine and Pumphouse f Date ........ -Saturday .... :Augu-st ...... 1 ...... 1942 I epent the day in A"bbeville I was notified to prepare for induction into the United States A:rrny ugust 14th, got busy and had an application asking for deferment. Dewey remained at he aCil.larters all the morni_ng. In the afternoon De ey, left headquarters in the 11 Chick11 and wen t thru !lic k s lake, reports v ery few wildlife in that vicinity, he return a t 5 :OO l?. Date .... Bu.nd.ay. .... Augbu.st ...... 2...................... I spent thP day in Abbeville with friends Dewey left ca.op at 8 : 0 A. li. in the 11 Obi ck" went Chenier u Tigr e, he h a d lunch on the Is1ancl and r e t urn at headCl art e r s at 3 :OO P l. He saw on his way two Deer a1ong the canal, and some Sno 1 rys feeding on the mar -additional sheet to avoid crowding) ............................ ............. ....... ................ ........................................ ....

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i:i.:i u -< WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ...... .R.ai.n:eY ..... S.a.nc.:tu.Q+.. Y ............................ .ST ATE ...... LO.Ui..9..i.ana ........................................................... INCLUSIVE DATES ........ A.ngu.s.t. ..... 3 ...... t.o ..... AU.@J. .. ...... 9' 1942 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co vered areas patrolled each da y List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roo s ting, feeding or nesting. Date ......... ttonda. y .... Augu.s.t ... ... ). ................... I spent the day in Abbeville, t alk to r.iembers of the Local :oraft Board, S :30 A.LI. that night I attend a meeting at the :or aft Board and presented my application asking for sixty days defeTment, and it was approve and gxanted to me Dewey spent all day at headQu.. arters mowing the yard. Date ...... Tu.e.sday .... August ...... 4 .................. I return from Abbeville to the headquarters at 10;30 A.I.!. Devey spent the morning dtllg up 24 ft. of break ateT on the e ast side of his camp In the afternoon Devirey and I continued to work on the breakwater. V) Date .......... J.e.dn.e. $ .d9:-.Y. ... Au.gu.$.t. .... .5. .L. z we spent the morning working on the breakv:rater, the lumb e r used for this repair job are from the old trappers cabin on Tom baycu. 2 :00 P M Dewey and I, left camp in the 11Chick11 wen t and cut the grass around IUcks flume, the Hac11ey flume and Belle Isle ridg e flUr.1e we r eturned at headquarters at 5 :45 P. 11. i:i.:i f-c Date ........... Tl:mr..S. .. d?..y ... Au.gu.s.t...... ........ I 1 eft headquar t<>r s at S :OO A. !I. in the 11 r'Vhi st1e r11 patrol north to Schooner bayou, and est line of sanctuary, t alk to Humble Oil Company's crew. I r eturn at camp 11:00 A. 11. In the afternoon 6 Dewey, patrolled throuhg Belle Isle, an Fearma n lake, and up in z Tom bayou, went a1so to State Refug e headquarters and t alk with state wardens. He used the boat "Chick" on this patrol. 0 0 Date ...... Fr. ... All@.l.St ..... 7 ....................... Dewey left head0uarters at g:OO A .i.I. in the n-miist1er11 and the barge, ent. to Intracoast a 1 City, ha1Jl.led six cords of Stove wood with our Ford Truck onto the barge, tha t night he ent to town for his eekend off. I remaine d at headquarters a11 morning. I left c amp at 2: 30 P.!I in the boat 11 Chick11 ent up Big Island bayou to the old dam, the Least Bitterns are very common all thr()l. gh er s in boat 11 Chi c k11 patrol nor th to Deep bayo.i, east on Vermillion bay, pick up too smal l signs that h a d washed a1vay, come around Belle Isle canal, and Iile bayou, through Belle Isle lake back to headquarters, seen on this trip good r.iany Snowys feeding a1ong shore line On the bay, a1so three lleers, I return at camp 11: 30 A ll De ey spent the clay in Abbeville. Date u.gu.st ...... 9 .......................... I spent all day at headquarters with friends, they com e out to visit me in there o w n boat they return to Abbeville that night. Dewey :i.n Abbeville. t r Sagrera, from Chenier Au Tigre, come through, h a s on his waj to Abbeville. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ................... .... .. .Y .... ............. ST A TE.. ... .. .................................. .... ........................ INCLUSIVE DATES ............ A.:P.:.Hrt 10 ..... t.. o .. .. An.g., .. .l.6, 1942. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co v ered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ........ .llo.n.dq,_y .... Au.g ......... 10 .. ....................... I spent the morning at headquarters doing ligh t repairs on the big camp Dewey returne d at headquarters with barge load of wood from Intracoastal City at noon. we spent the afternoon unloading the barge. The wind is west and tide very low, seen flying over Eelle Isle lake, four flight of Elack ducks. Date .......... ... A.ug. ....... 1 1 .. ........ ......... Spent a11 the morning at headlCll.J.arters on acxirunt of rain. Left headquarters at 1 : 30 p M in the "Blue Goose" patrol through Eelle Isle, and Fearman 1ake, and out to neadmans rs1and in the pass. T here a:re still a few Snowy and Louisiana herons hatehing. Talk to eoast Guards patrol in the pass, we return to .. -< headquarters at 6 :OO P. ll. rJ) Date ......... AV..g.it.. ... l.? .. ..... Dewey and I, spent a11 ctay at headquarters removing the old paint on the boat "Chi ck" M r Lionel Le.Blanc and his boys come to camp with his Houseboat. t: Date ..... T.hur..B .dQ..y .... A.u.g .... lJ, ............... P:: Dewey and I, 1 eft headquax ter s in the boat "W'hi st1 er" at 6 : 30 A M went to Intracoastla City, and scraped the rust on the fenders of our Ford Truck and repainted same, we returned at headCll..1art ers 4:30 P ..... 1 had a good rain tha t night. 0 z 0 A Date ....... F...i .. d8.:.Y .... Au.g ...... l.1 ......................... 7:;/J A. M Dewey an I, left in the boat 11Wh.istler" cut erab gras s all morning in the canal east from Pump-house to the Radle; flume, ,.,e return at camp 11:00 A. H In the aftermon we continued the grass rutting west to Belle I sle Ridge. Date ...... ... d8.:.Y .... Aug .... ... 1 5 ,. ............. I went to Abbeville in the morning for m y weekend off. Dewey spent the day at headcuaxter s mowing the yard. u r Lionel LeBlanc left his houseboat in our slip and he also went to Abbeville. Date ..... 6.l_J.n.d9.Y .... Aug ....... J...6.,......... ..... .............. .. I 8P ent day in Each warden r initial here: Abbeville. Dewey left headquarters in the boat 7 /J 11Chick11 and patrolled south to Chenier Au Tigre, // __ -_/L on had a big .................. : .. ::.: ...... : ......... ?.'. .... .. ... :: ......... (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ......... .. e.Y. .. ... $..9'.P.:.O.t.'!J...i:Y.:..Y. ............................ ST A TE.. .. L.oui.si.ana ..................................................... ...... INCLUSIVE DATES ............. ...... 17., .... t .. o ... August .. 23' 1942 NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co v ered, areas patrolled each day. Li s t species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date....... o nday. ..... Au.gu.st ..... 17--,. .............. 7 :30 A 11. Dewey left headcarters in the 11dhick" patrol up the head of Tom bayou, h e return at h eadquarters 11:00 A I return from Abbeville with paint and material for the boats at noon. Dewey and I, spent the afternoon working on the boat "Chick", h a d some rain late that evening. Date ... Tu.es .. da.y .... Au.gus t ..... 1$.,. ........... All day at headquarters, haul out the "Chick11 on Dry Dock, scraped the hull, and repaired the propeller drive s haft. Rain most of tlte aft er noon. V'J z ,...... Date ........ ... Au.gu.s.t ..... 1..9.,.. Dewey and I Spent the day at headQuarters, sandpaper and applied the first ooat of paint on the 11 Ohick s11 hu11. In the afternoon we removed sQne of the old paint on the boat 11iVhi stl er 11 a1 so change some bad moldings around her deck. t: Date ......... T..ruJ.:. f?. .. .... ...... ?O.,. .. .. 11 day at t ers, a pplied the s econd coat of paint on the 11Chick11 finished and launch her back into the W3-ter at noon. 0 z In the afternoon W e h auled out the 11\Vhistler11 on the marine ways, burnt off the old paint on the outside of her hull. 0 Q Date ....... .. .... Au,@J. .. $..'t ...... 21 .. ............. .. Devvey and I, continued b urning off the paint on the 11Wb.ist1ers11 hull, a1so ranoved her propller, and propller cil'ive shaft and rudder,to be repaire d in Abbeville. Dewey left the headquarters at 6 :30 P. lI in the boa t 11Blue Goose" went to b beville with the r epairs. Date ......... S.a..tu:t'. .. d9.-.Y, .... Augu.s.t .... .. 2 2 ..... Dew ey in Abbeville, i t s his wee kend off. I spent the day at car.ip s andpaper in and outside o f the 11Whist1er" hull, also applied t h e first ooa t of pai n t o n sane. In the aft e rnoon I clean m y canp and 1as h e d clothe. Date ......... Sunday. .... Au.gus.t ...... 2 .J,............... Rain o s t of the i;iornE h .J / h i ng, so I remai n e d a t headclua r t<>r s 1: 30 p. Il ac waraen sign or initia ere: I l eft in the "Chick" p atrol north t o Dee p baj;m 'A ,... b /l LJ __ p_ ancl Schooner, and Cbl e bay0t,1 a l so t ; our line ... -;__a. --1 r etur n at lb crowding) .. ................................................................................ ...............

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ............. R.ai.n.e.y ..... ........................ ST A TE .... Lou.i s i.ana .......................................................... ... INCLUSIVE DATES ...... A.u.g u.st_ ... 24 .. .. t i .... ug. ........ 3 1 .,. .. 1942. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage co vered, areas patrolled each day. List species obser ve d, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or ne sting Date ........ l '.O ..... #.:\J:.g.! ...... ....................... I Spent the day at headn e put the boat "Blue Goose11 on dry dock scrub it a1so and removed her propeller and drtre shaft. I left headquarters in the boat 11:ibist1er11 at 5 :30 P .,J. took the repairs to bbeville, Dewey re,main at camp Date ...... S.a tur.day.. ... Au.g .. 29. ...................... I in Abbeville, order a...lle shaft for the boat "Blue Goose" Dewey at headruarters painted one coat of paint on the outside hull of boat 11Blue Qoose11 that aftexnoon the -eather got stormy and the r.ater oor.:ie over th"' brea_ i-ati:>..r on the east side of the big house about s i x inches, a.ncl the ''ind blew ab.out 35 m p m_ th friends. Dewey Each warden sign or initial here: left headcp.arters in the boat 11Chick11 at 9 :00 .... ';f_LLA-....nA. -2 patrol sQ.J.th to Chenier Au TigTe, tau: to :_-r. done to !beet to avoid crowding) ......

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ............ ..... S..9.-.P...C.t.:U.2J.'.Y ...................... .ST A TE .. .... L.oui.si.ana ........................................................ INCLUSIVE DATES ...................... ugnst ...... 31., ..... to ..... S. t.ei:1b er 6 1 42. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each day. List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. .... M th the repairs for the boat 11Blue Goose11 at 11 :30 A. ll W e Spent a11 the afternoon at headquarters still working on the Blue Goose" that night late Pewey 1 eft in the boat "Whistler" wen t to Abbeville to see about his son at the hoepital, we a1so had a very hard r ain in late evening. Date ..... S..e.it1.:t. .. enb .. er. ..... l., ...... l.9 .... 2 ................ I Spent the morning at headquarters copper paint the botton of the boat "Blue Goose" Dewey Spent the morning at hoepi tal with his son he returned at headquarters a t l : J) P 1. late in the afternoon e launch the boat "Blue Goosen down the mays = ''" :,. (/) Date ...... JV..ednes.da.y. .. .. S .ep.t ...... 2r .... .. Left headquarters in the 11W'hist1er11 at 7 :30 A 11. p atrol east to Tom b ayou, t alk to fishern1an in Fearman lake we return at c a.mp at 11:00 A. mM The afternoon was Spent painting the t w o Duck boats a n d the skiff. lll'. DuBlanc stop and visite d us at headquarters his boat name "Billy Boy11 no. 21B-J.51 t: Date .......... Thur.s .da. y ..... S .. ep.t ....... 3 ., ............ .. Dewey and I spent the day at headqua.rte>rs we dl'y docked our small barge, scraped the bottQn and repaired a bad place on the deck. lll'. Abra.rd Stout .e n on rarsh Island visited our h eadquarters his boat the "Peggy" no. 20 -L-963. r... 0 z 0 A Date .... F..:r.'..i.d?.:Y ..... S.ep.t ......... 4.,. ............................ Dewey and I cut grass north of the big camp and around the boat ways. In the afternoon we copper painted the bottom of the barge also her deck. Seen the first Blue-winged teals flYing over Belle Isle lake this season. Date ...... .. Sa.tur .. a.ay ..... S.ep.t ........ 5.,............... Dewey and I 1 eft headcuart ers in the 11Whi st1er11 to Abbeville, I wen t talk to ur. Landry at the Victor Rice !ill, Inc., look at rice samples (Duck Feed) mred M r John H Baker for authorization to purchase. I return to camp ttlat night, De ey in tom for his eekend off. I saw on Vermillion bay n ar Dei=p bayou 6o Blue-winged teals. Date .... SU.nda.y ..... sep.t .......... 6 .,........................ ...... I spent the day at hea quarters w1 th some friends from Abbeville, they come out in there om boat and return tha t sam e afternoon, had some rain in t h e morning. Dei; ey spent the day in b beville. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) ach warden sign or initial here:

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u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New :York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ... ai. n.ey. ... S .i.. nctu.gr..Y. .................. ........... STATE. .. L.ou.i.8.i.ana ....... .......................... .......................... INCLUSIVE DATES ...... S.e.p .. t .. ffil.R .. E'A ... .7.., ....... t.o ...... S .ept ...... 13 1942. NOTE: Outline work done, mileage covered, areas patrolled each da y List species observed, giving estimated numbers. State whether roosting, feeding or nesting. Date ........... -.... P.: ... ....... Y.. ... ....... .. '.:'. ..... ........ .... I l eft th" h""ad 1 artt"rs in the boat 11Blue Goose" at 9 :30 a patro led throngh B0lle Isle and F earaa n lake; t hef1east to In dian point, throug h the pass to D eacbant s I s land, t alked to the (X)ast Guaxd patroll, a..n-l s0i1e fisherr:1 n also, on -wy -r;ay back I visited at the state Refuge headquarters axrived at cru:ip 4 : 30 P Date ...... T.u.es.da .y. ... S .. ep.t.emb.@r ...... g .... De ey and I, l Pft hea qun.rtArs i n the boa t 11::_Thist1>=>r11 at 7 :30 patrol to Hell Hole, and Hog bayou, t!!.lk to Fishe rnan in Hell Hole see n few Sno17ys a1ong the bayous and a1ong t e bay shore, e r eturned at car.1p at noon. In the afternoon ; e ,.,...e...'1t to bbeville to vote. Recei r Baker 1 s tel egran a1)proving purchase rice. V) Date ....... !'J.ednesclay ..... S .e;:, 5): .... 9 Dewey anll I rf'tt1rne c...t 1ec clc.1artPrs from b')f'Ville at 11:00 A ::. In Abbeville, I bou$t eighty barrels of rice (Duck Fe0 d) at $2,6o per barre l Seen' on Vi=r'1il.lio hay teals. Dewey and I spent the afternoon at headquaxters cutting grass on north end of the yaxd. i::i::: 0 z Date ....... T urS day. ...... $.ep.t.emb .e.r ... 1,Q Dewey and I Spent the morninr; a t headquar tPr s -r:r()rking on the breakwater east of the S'.:1a.11 house, we also whee l e d so m e dirt o n the yard. In the afternoon De-."eY f.atrollec to th0 head of Big Is1nnd b a you fl in the boat 11Chick1 I went,/the pear son pond in the 11miist1er1 I sa17 in t h0 pond 6 Black Ducks 0 Cl Date ........... .Fr.i day. ..... sept .. "'.:'E:tb.c:i;r ..... :1.1 .. Dewe y and I, 1 eft headquarters in the boat 11 Chick" at g :00 A patrol up Tom bayou, the birds that ax e still com!!lon in that vie inity are the Green heron, !Least bitterns, an a fe King Birds, w e return at camp +1:00 A. M Left headqu&rters at 1 : 30 P u in the 11 Chick" patrol north out of Deep bayou eas t on the bay, and rep1ace tm sma11 signs that wash away return at c amp 6 : 15 P Date ....... .. d?.:.Y .... S ep.:t..e.ob. .. e.r. ..... I left headquarters in the boat 11Blue Goose" at 7:30 A 11. went to Abbeville for my eekend off. Dew ey Spent the day at headqu_ arters he m owed the yard an..-1 cut grass around the break\'.'0.ter, he aiso installed a new fire eXtinguisher on the boat nr:!histler" and the 11Chick11 and ch ,nge the oil in the crank case. Date ....... Sunday. ... S.ept .erab.eJ! ...... 1.J. .... I Sp ent the da Y in Each warden sign or Abbeville. D ewey Left headquart0rs in the boat 2 "Whistler" at g :30 A,!r. patrol sout'F\to Chenier 4' Au Ti e, wen t over and visited with l.l""X.tsas;:er -c.-CJI ..... he r efurn at headcru.art ers tha t evening a : 30 ............................ ... ..... ......................................................................... P. :r. (Use additional sheet t o avoid cr o wding)

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:i u < WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUDUBON SOCIETIES 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY DEPARTMENT SANCTUARY (or General Area) ........ R.9.-.in.eY ..... S. .. 9.:n .c.t.uax..y .......... ................... .ST A TE. ..... J:1. ou.l..si.ana .............................. .. ............. .............. INCLUSIVE DATES ......... S .ept.ei:ub .. er ...... 14. ..... t.o ..... S .. apt ... 20 NOTE: Outline work done mileage co v er ed, area s patrolled each day. Li s t species obser v ed, giv ing estimated numbers State w hether roosting feeding or nesting. Date ..... __ o.nd.ay .... S .e.p.t .e:i1b.e.r. ...... l ........ '\'Jtred .;lr. Baker in Brownsville, Texas.then r eturn a t eaclcru.a.rter s at 11:30 A 1!. Dewey Soent the morning in camp on account of rain. In the afternoon e installed a new fire extinguisher on the boat 11Blue Goose" also clean the Carburetor, anc l '""orked on the fuel pump., and finished the grass cutting near the marine ways. Date ...... T.:u.esday .... s.ap.t.arab.eJ: ...... 15 ... Dewey and I, left the hea in the boat "Chick" at $ :00 A ll vvent and replace two small signs on west shore line on Vermillion bay near Sebo oner baypu, return to cG.mP. at 11 :OO A Spent the ft""!' no on i n cl c..n house "'nr 1 ..,, heel clothe. seen on D P l e I s l"' l<':c"' 25 Blue-winged teLls. Date ....... C.e.dn.es.d.ay. ..... S .. ep.t .......... 1.6.,....... .: I left h adQi..1c:irt0rs in th"" boat"Blue Cooscn at 7 :30 A : '.':"ent to .Abbeville an T-o.ted :rord from r John H Br<:e X D e ey spent a11 day a t headcruart0r s on u.ccount of rrdn : r Lionel L eBlc>..nce, stop anr l vi s i tcd at headQut. .. rte r s he ..-as on his a y to bbeville, from Chenier .u Tigxe. :i t: Date ............. 'l.'h'.lJ.. .. Sc.l.Y ...... S .. eP.t ........... 17. ....... left hea cu&rt rs in th boct "Chick" ,-en t ancl opr n the fluoe to rick' s lake, a1 to thHedl e y flats. I spent the dcy in bb evil le, having sot1e work done on m y teeth. I n the aft ernoon DeT.n took Ur. Bak e r to th dara in Big Is1nnc bayou. l Pft c"'!.np again in the 11 Blue Goose 11 1 en t t hru. the bl e Oi 1 Co c a n a 1 to u clu bo n Lan cl.i ng the n AbbPVil e to Tei Iberia, I r eturn at head01.1artPrs that night. De ey ent to bbPVille for his eek end off. Date ........ S:und9..Y, ...... S .. .......... 20......................... I spent all dc::.y at Each warden sign or initial here: headQuart ers, seen three Deers n ear th::> duck blind, also about 75 Blue-winged tea1 s OVP,r Belle Isle lake. in (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or ge neral area) ____ R.ai.ney ___ rJ'iJ..cU-i.f_e __ .$.anctua:qr ____ STATE ___ INCLUSIVE D A T ES .s_ep.t_emb_.er ___ 2J_ __ tfr __ .8_ep.:li_eab er 27 19 42 NOTE: Report weather conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ 1 anda.y.. __ .$.ep_t.. __ 21.,_ __________ I left headC}l.arters in the boat 11 Cl.hick" at $ :OO A and patrol north in Deep bayou, east on Vermillion bay up to Bast line near the State line, seen flying over Fearman lake, 500 Fulvous Rree-ducks, 25 Bluewinged teals. Dewey return frorJ Ab eville to headqtil.arters at noon. Th e afternoon was spent at headquarters. Date ___ .Tu.esdey __ _s.ep.t ... __ _22.,.. ________ Dewey left the headqua.rte.rs i n the boat 11Chick11 at 7 :30 A .1..!. went south to the Hadley f ats an t rough the Hadley canal, water is still to deep to cut grass. In the aft er noon Deivey r e.'lllain in camp not feeling welll I spent the afternoon at hea ciuarters takeing up the inventory of the property. Date ___ $ edne.aday ___ aep_t.. __ 2J.,---'. Dewey and I left headcru.arters in the boatm17hist1er11 at 8 :OO A u went up to the head of Tom bayou, talk to _fisherman in Fearr.aan lake, we return at headQuarters at 11:00 A. u Seen flying over Belle Isle lake 50 Blue-winged teals. In the afternoon I l eft headQuarters in the boat 11dhick" wen t thru Hick's lake, water is still very high. Date _____ .T.hur.sday ___ s..ept_ .. __ 2.4.,.---De wey and I spent the morning at headquarters, DeVJeY is not feeling well. I left the headCll.l.arters in the boat 11'V7histler" patrol north to Schooner, and Cble bayou, seen three Deers, 200 Fulvous Tree.. ducks over Vermillion bay, also about 500 Blue-winged tea1s, I also talk to Humble Oil O::>. men return at headquarters at 5 ::;o P. Date _____ ___ aep.:t_ .. __ 25_, _________ Dewey and I, 1 eft headquarters in the boat Blue Qoose11 patrol east th.rough Belle Isle, and Feaxman lake, out to Hell Hole, seen about 75 Blue-winged t eaJ. s, we 1 eft camp at 7 :30 and return at 11:00 A ll. Dewey an I spent the afternoon at headciucrters, I letters, and De rrrey cut grass near the boathouse Date ___ ___ s.ep_t_..a ___ 2 ____ I int e 11Elue Qoosen at 6 :30 v-ent to AbbPVil e 1et John tarson took hii:.i around to thF-people v:re do busi neE'.s vrith. D0\-rey renain at headqu-en all throug h cay few Blue-winged teals flying OVf'X a t eadQu'lrtP r s (Use additional shee t to avoid c rowding) Each warden or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY SANCTUARY (or ----------STATE ___ :;{'li--------------------------------INCLUSIVE DATES __ S > 1006 FifJ h Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of Date _______ birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. wardep.. sign or initial here: _________

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations.

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NA TI ON AL AUDUBON SOCIETY SANCTUARY (or INCLUSIVE DATES __ UciL_. ___ JL_ E_(j}[_ __ '=-_/f__lfJ!, 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. NOTE: weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, 011 or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or o!her wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) _______ r.'._t..i_:;l __ ___ _;,_.=--------------------ST ATE ____ IN CL USIVE DA TES ________ NOTE: weather areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, 011 or part s purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or o!her wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date __________________ ,.,, c i n (}.'1l1 i n .n : : an do n e a nash i n g I n F :.: a er ise i nto t h.o n o:dhern s eotions,into a coup l e of Bayoo s.Ther0 ,,..c_snt anyt h ing of speoi?-1 interest. Sa a ooupl e o f Al i i:,"ator ev era1 Be-1 t F'" King fi s h0.r s, an' a fer Gr eat : le 1eron 1 u se. 11Chi o k11 I Date __________________ r9 ______________________ _r ___ sp ect e d '".,1 c 1 s Lale e this A.:. Tb ere ,..,.ere a COUDle h11.ndrecl Blue Teal.an.-_ any Gallinule in this ax ea. De w e y retur n e d to (Jar_1 p this .. :oon. Had 4teeth p ulled and had at ii e chec'dng the bleeding but is f eeling mch better nov:i-. H o influx of Geese y et. Date __________________ 2Q ________ crtrg on rJy r eoor d s t his .:: De >;'ey is painting nal'!le on 11 Chi c k I n p .:: re:-1 acle tri ,...., i!lto : r ofSa.nctu a r y ::;en eral o b s0rvz.tion cruse. Diel' n t s e e mah, several ... an;:.fi 6 i m J ature cror -ned. ni:::;ht h erons ad:a few Grea t Blue herons. ,.e used t h e 1histler. Date __________________ 2_I----------------e--+--:@n.t.. throug h B i g Isle B a you to nam ; put in ne sign on the way.saw flock of neven Geese,one Snovr and Io Blue. They v-ere in the air and just co ming in. 6 Ducks on Belle Isle take, to fax away to identify. Returned II: 30 In_ .: e l'Tent South to neach and visited "ith _::r .sin s for son e tiri e .sa,,,,severa l Pintail Duc:s,an f about 50 Blue G eese. Returned 6 : I 5 p 'C'se "Chick'' Date ______________ tfit oogh'.eg et f 6thr ou gh and dor-n close to Hadley flats. Here ,,...e tried to do some burning, """1 thou t success. Saw several flocks Blue geese and Pintail ducks, al so a f e Scaup clucks Very strong S wind b y l:P. U In Ph : 1'"'e sta y e d at Ca':lp : :othing to burn Gas .for. S a-r a 5ft. a11igatoe t his Date __________________ ____ c anp $:15 in B l u e Goose,and Tient to S W pass. on the South shore of Southwest Point uilding had recently been erected.W e went in andJ o ade an investigation a m seperate on this natter. Didn' t see over two dozen Geese, and not rn<;my Ducks,as we crused in the large Verr:i.ilion Bay. Returned 11;50. In p .1 De ey went to rick's Lake,!:any Blue wing Each warden sign or initial here: evill e t Oday for i:1ail and supplies .Returned 4-; 30 P ..:. Saw tro flocks Geese anaf:t. rm:ab er of Herons Eg'l' et s and Kingfishers. Dewey we n t a1o::ig to Den_1fiist .Had 5 jore teeth pulled. ___ J:ohn __ .Q_. __ Lax_son .... ________________ -----(Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Av:enue New York N. Y. S ANCTUA R Y ( or gen er al are a ) ________ : _______ ___________ ST ATE _______ _______________________ _____ INCLUSIVE DATES ____ ___ .ct .. ___ ______ ---}l -l-.lL'.:: NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrollin g ; amount of gaso line, oil or part s purcha sed or taken aboard; numbe r s and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in s a nctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ _______________ ;,_ ________________ ..... ...ai::ied in ti:u!1(_erin _.o st Jf t:1e cla r idn1t gp ouj;. Dewey is having trouole witl.1 excessive here teeth i.7cre pulled t 1 A -1 this .orning it looked as t ough ue \1ould e to go in to the Doctor vhen l.1leeding started to lessen.JJY noon it -c...s stopped. Sho\l'e:L eel so 1e i 1 the: aftei o'Jn.This evening thunder in orth ,nd -0 rtb-res Date ____________________ _2_6 __________ J..J_i in i;if;).1t-cold north rind today 3 .. allarcls on ..... el le Isle Lake -first of seaso:a .?loc'I of .._4 a.llards flew. ewey repair eel )USh poles this .d ... .. went to Hadley fL .. ts in J: rnd so.1e ur:iing. 150 .?intails,several hundred .t.. Teals, 20 ..... allards,200 .Geese flying,500 OOot ,and 1 Doe Used 11Chiclc11 !-.eturned L:.:30. .:a t e.r very lo\"i Date--------------------20---------eooJ:---"2--inddark r.;.1d r a i ni ng. Sent Dewey in to Bayou Tom to investigate boat tha t \ r:mt in there l ate last .found men at School Section getting ready for trappL1g. Sae uen that a little ty ..,-as had with last season. They were advised that we wanted to be friends and f.,,ir ,but any traps found on our side v;rould be delt with according to law. 100 canvas_back ducks on t}elle Isle r.ake t his Bi 50 Scap ... ain ost of dav. Date _____________________ __________ Li.gh.t. ____ .E. wind. Several small rafts o cks oa Bell e Isle Lake, canvas.. backs, ailards and a f ew_).ess cailp. ater very high. Several flocks B:lue and Lessef';;Geese flew over to-day. Worked around quarters,done some mopping in C_:\.l.al'ters acle board walk in front of seedJ.,house to facilitate rice loading. \vind by noon. In ... .. we went to O:>le Bayou aJnost o 1 8 e .Back to Schooner ayou to il OJ. Canal ,followed Canal Date ______________________ __ Bayou, thence to Cru:1p.Saw l Bhie goose & I Deel:. 31.4.--We went into !ick s Lake.tots of Coot,only about 50 Blue--wing Teal, a dozen Ga.dwell a _.allal'd here and there would get up. out of the rushes as we passed very high.Used 11dh i ck11 everal flocks Blue & now geese flew over. i;:ent S .to .. Sius.200 Geese in our Sec.31.had report that 3000 geese uere on D ? i ate--------------------31---.== ---uew -eywen t to bb evi 11 e for ueek en I done s01e straightening up around ca:.:rp in .... : I investigated !Jelle Isle ?.idge for find any.Since rise i n water oUl' ducks have gone else-.:here. sign or initial here: st ler

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or gen er al area) ______ ___ _____________________ ST ATE ____ IN CL US IVE DATES ___ _____ l __ :to ___ __ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met .with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _______ __ .m.n.d.,.= -vent through Belle I sle lakeFearman lake, South L alce and Fear:i:.1an Bayo u to Verm ilion :.ay and return, There were a few ducks, S caup and canvas-bac k l:ot over 100 in all.About 250 coot. Used II Chick II Date __________ g __ __ __ _____ __ J:QQ ___ :ni xed du ck s on e 1 1 e I s l e Lake, .1. ade another t r i p into Fearman Lake distric t .Flock of Scaup on wa ter-about 50 ..... any ducks in the air,several hunctr:ed .lo (})ot here today. Dewey returned to camp 1 : 30 .L.. He towed the baige with the ice on i t palanc e of day spent u.."Ylloading and stac k ing rice. Date __________ J ____________ L..ef t ___ .in. __ rustler 11 for Indian point and South-west oint. 71ent ashore two places. Saw sQne Geese,Blue ane Snow :nixed, about 200 in a11 also contacted Sub coast Guard Station,which was r:.1y real objective.The ro.11ised to send ..ie their order on .. arsh burning. eturned to car.Ip about Date _________ 4--------------'11h-is---f-er -enoon we rendered aid to barge that was sinking right at Oa....1p. Succeeded in at least partly checking water so they could go on. In ... : went in search of larg e whites.Had inoculaxs along,found s pr!le a.nd they are 11 :lerican Egrets Userl Cbic k Date _________ 5 _______ __ _____ ___ tQ ___ f lats, about 3'JOO ducks... 50,& Pint ails others ..J.allard, Teal and Shoveler. Also at Pear sons lake and where there at leas t m _oo' wi tr in a eal ......... r ii:::.. tv y T This is the 110 st du ck s seen i n one d:ay thus far so a few geese about a r:lile East of pear sons la.l.c e Used Chick. .. calking and painting of canoe' s this .b.._: I n P Dewey done soIJe burning along Bayou Ton a.11d South. rts ill11Ch of d bi rats i!l ..2 33 a d d that he saw abau and 1 an: ducks ...,ast .i;Radle flats. lso ;an eeSce on ec o s 3 e.e n There were around: 50 anvas-back on elle Isle Lalce 11chick11 Ties used. Date. _________ 7_ _______ around Car.ip axe Black with Grackles every 1orn!ng. Dewey cleaning out entran to earsons Lake .'io visible cbange i n Geese and l)lcks. ;vent to to\"'Il late this ..J. eturned 5 : 30 ..... Used ',;'histler. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) e Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NA TI ON AL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e neral area) ________ Rainey ___ .$anctuary_.,-_ ________________ ST ATE ___ IN CL USIVE D A T E S _____ J m;_ e:rnb& _____ _s_ _____ :tQ _____ .lbt .___ NOTE : Report weathe r co nditions; are as patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or iaken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _________ g_ _______ JJidn. L t go ___ ou t in ? u i I n P u \"lent sou th to end o f Canal and walked to Beach. -:.et young just in from horse-back ride about 2 i:iiles Ea sti along beach,and he aror:ised of on S .half section ).?. on 'T. art of 3 i e a num er I)lcks on and .i:.or of' onde-;'But not nearly as a fe days ago. Used "Whistler". Date. ______ c_9 ___ _____________ ___ li ty 300 ft. De. ey cleaned up Boats. Two good sized rafts of 1 le. LJ:lk-e.Jabout lk)o ,mixed. In P went to Hohnan take disirict and done son e urning. Saw 3 Deer. Grass coning back in this area. Used II CHI ac II Date _________ l_Q_t _______ L..ef.t aanp ___ at. S .. i n11B Jue Goo sen for Hell Hole and Indian Point. nothing in Hell Hole,about CDO Geese feeding about on our Wine ";!est of Indian Point,and a dozen more alnost at Indian Point any Geese in the air,and a few intail fucks. o canvasbac k on Bell 1 e,also a f'f!W allards. Wincl changed ... ior t as we s art ed back and turned cold. Returned 12 noon. VTo rk ed around ca;:np in p : Date _________ ll ... __________ V:_e;r_ y ___ Q.Q_]:.Q,, __ 1. i n d about .., 00 c k s n -el le Is le Blue and 7 Sno v .,, geese out .:lile East of Pearson Fonds.none SO:Je burning_t on section g South of Big Isle La:::e .;.iat l,ov,touched botton al,..1ost a11 the iray across Belle Isle La_ce I n p we ent to al.ce .1.1.baut 500 i i xed du ck tb ere. Used Chi ck Date ________ .l2. _________ ..ciear ___ .and __ .c.uld, :vhi te fro st Dei7ey l:,.ent to Schoonex and (}'.)le Bayou and tried tO> do sone burning,but didn't do vexy i;ell ....... eports 6 Deef' and only a fer ducks. aw 3 .iore Deex on 'ast side ...,elle Isle Lake this evening .1e also put new botto;s in couple of 5 Gal. cans that ,.,,.ere Date. ______ JJ __________ __ ___ .J o in Ii dhi ck 11 ;; 8.L"l t in t o ay au To .J and South to School Section,-r:alked along Soutk line Sec. 16,nothing there to report.Several thousand ese .;-00 ".J' "l.St end u.tl:l, f Radler flu.tf? .Returned Z : 5 p ..i. In P : J/,en1ey done sot.1e burning r.o r no!' e 1e Isle L
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NA TI ON AL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral area )__ _______ g._:i._n_ey ___ S_a.n.ctucy __________________________ STATE ____ J,o.:ui.s.i..ar a .... _____________ ___________ __ INCL US IVE DA TES __ _:_ov_.._ .. 2l .. __ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats i;n.et with; D;ames of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happemngs; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _______ J::5 ______________________ _:. __ ___ Goose La:: e on el 1 e Is 1 e i dge. Only a few s there,about ti: i o dozen in all. ruong the:i r.as one Black. n Belle Isle there were not as uany as last fe? clays ,1500 would be the limit. There was a flock lesser Scaup up close to Used 11 Chivk 11 Date ________ )!Q_! ______________ .. .E .... M..n.d,_s:.ID_d cloudy, very high by noon, at :t oo::> duclc s on elle Isle to-day. _allards,Pintail,Canvas-bac ca:o:p Tea, so e aldpate. Ducks on earson onds today also. The high wind is probably the reason for their gathering in sheltered places. Dewey returned this .1.. ... ,had five uore teeth extracted. Iu eed 11Ohick11. Date _____ Ducks this uornin_g in ear. son ond.s, Put f out abou ga ons to DCi.Cks there to speak of at the tine.on elle Isle Lake there wasnt as :1any a s yesterday,Onl about 3000 This ... we v-ere to South-west oint .Didn't see any large number geese, two or three hundred,all in the air.contacted State r1arden Camp and Sub coast Guard Sta ti on. Date _______ Jg_.. _______ .t..ef.t __ _at ___ ... for Peaxson onds to see if any Ducks had come in for feed put out yesterday, but no Ducks there yet. lso went eyou Tom on patrol. here aren t as rn.any fucks on .1.1elle Isle Lake, down to about 2)00 to-day .tight wind and warner aey be the reason. Large nuniber Geese in the air ,observed frol!l ,. ayou oi!.1 .., as also to Hicks Lake,only about 100 Ducks here, .... ixed. Used II Chick II Date _______ l9_.._ ___________ JLery ___ f'o.ggy .7:vi s i bi 1 i ty a JJ:10 st 1 .. e v;en t Sou th to Chenire u igre and net ..... r Sir.:is .Here v:e secured two saddle horses and went East along ach about two to three LU.lee, and the n ,;orth to South-east corner of Section 33,thence to Sec.32.rn this area there r:er e about 10 000. ee n There were also some farther East on tate and. ot wer 2;., ue:re now geese. Left at QO and returned about :30 Used "Fhi stl ern. Date _______ __________ .IT.ent ___ tn __ .e.ar .son Ponds to see if any Du c!-c s had cone in for feed yet.Found only 6 __ allared,and they "!'reren't whell?. feed had been put out.Fewer Ducks on Belle Isle LaJ.ce,only five or six hundred allards ,L esser-Scaup, and c2nvas-bL:.ck i xed. \ _., -..:,, (. ,./ /,, / D cl. DeWey ent to S e c .11-lL :; Sec.in our tr act, no hing; to .. l h ate ______ r_e:i5ort;-a.rso ___ t_o ___ sec-:29 E of Ho 1.JJ an. Lake' b er e abo J!:a<'!h arden sipn or initia ere: 10 00 Ge es e f i i st in t i s ar ea. ;7en t to ____ bb evil le and return.co sulted Ht.t:l,on :Ooard in r e gar d Gas for boat s -------------------------------------------------(Use additional shee t t o avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area ) ____ Jl9--in.eY __ __ _______________________ __ STATE ____ Ic11i..si.ana._ _____________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES____ .O.Y-..emb..er_ __ 22_ ____ t_Q __ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling: amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; and names of boats with; n.ames of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happemngs; any disturbance. of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _________ 22. ________ S_t..r.ong_ __ Qold. Put out some feed for Ducks in Person ponds hoping to attract so m e l).lcks.There V7ere a few more there today ,and at the feed. lso went to lTick' slake.There ere also IIOre there.One hundl'e fifty to tro hundl'ed-dxed.The water is very low, Horth.uttaking it out. Date _________ 23 ... __________ .Li.@J..t __ ... i .... wind, very cold.1.Vater very il.ow,boats all resting on the bottom. out J.50 Q B eJJe Ielr take in the sheltered places.Sa\! about 2QOO (kese in the air &Q. ta iaed in Sec. g9 0.., Ji,01; n noon we got II Chick II rut into B'anal by i:i.ain strength,wanted to get to Cole to do burning while we have :.wind. Date ________ 2.l1 ..... ________ clear ___ O;)_ld--l ... wind. Som e water cam e in last night c i:n le thi.s .l!lQ:t::njJio-. At 11: 45 left in Bue Goose for South-west point. Had to take the outside water. Saw only one flock of Geese,about two dozen Ooot. (b ast Guard reported Geese this morning had all gone two rds I.:arsh Island. Saw 4 Deer along lake shore lines,also one Coon. Returned about 4 P ... : Date _____ ___ up the yard in d .Observed large m nbers of Geese settling on State land south of Fearman lake.Ver bers Ducks on Belle Isle L ake.About 2600 Pinta,i_l; ...... .... .. .._ nan lai9 : o:t .. m9stly'"9" n .. S .f2. c,..4 ot ... earman ent OV er to Sec.17 est of c noo Sec. to burn, reports no success, as :..ar sh badly eat en fy r ats. S4 Date _________ 26_. ___ .Q)_.ld_ __ IJ.0.J:-th.e1'----'.:azne u p this r:10rning,m ay t ak e V"'ater out again. Put t feed for duck,s... J n "Qoth Pearso Pond s and Belle Isle Lake Good sized bunch of ducks in Belle rsle liake "'o nly a bout fl dozen in in Pear son Ponds. Date _____ 2-7---------0G-l.d--;. cl ear i n morning. !Ji c e of du ck s onB ell e Is le Lake looking for f eed i"Te put out every other day. Done so m e burning N E .of cam p on Sec.29 south of Holman t ak e.In this region there were about 1000 Pintail ducks,and 2JO Blue vrin ged teal ... lso saw ond Deer. Date. ________ ... .str.o..ng __ J!._ci.nd,-wat er very high Derey ent bbeville.I fed t e di.cks. in, both places.The eather has warmed up a lot .In it turned et and stayed that way all after-noon. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) to Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York N. Y. S ANCTUA R Y (or g e neral area} ___ INCLUSIVE D ATES _____ NOTE: Report w eathe r conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gasoline, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or t aken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date __ Date _____ -3()-.-----L ak e Iel 2 Each warden sign or initial here: clt----------------------------------------------John o L son ... ---------------------------------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York N. Y. SANCTUAR Y (or ge n eral area) ___ anctu.al'.-Y---------------------------STATE ___ L_Qui..S_ INCLUSIVE D A T E S ____ e_c_ ___ 6 ___ :_tg __ ___ NOTE: R eport weath e r conditio ns ; are as patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats i;net with; of per sons met with in s a nctuary are as or taken along. Mention any unusual happemngs; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ____ 6_..._ _____ s_tr_o.ng. lC:Lx"Zi d. ca e up in ni;;ht,ru.ined a little ..-:1ed Du.cl-:s in both ....i. I L d earson ends.There ,..,.ere a:bout mo ducks in s and 1000.in L I L &,lent -lost of day at ca:.:.ip, there being .. go r--heLe,, Our canal into boat house is full of duc'I[S""toray:Raine "''aiittle again this evening. Date ____ __ ___ and oold. ed Dicks in norning. B i g bunch ducks in both ...1.I.L. and :Ps :-ta.in L.10st of forenoon,Ciuit abo.t noon. In -. ent to : adley flats, found about 500 South along aain canal in Sec. 20 there we:!?e an est iuated Date ____ ______ QQnti.nu_e.d __ .::..o.r_ t.h ___ ri nd, dexk and cold. i' ed du ck s 1500 on E I L e.n d around 200 on P s Lnr nu:.iber of ceese seen au 20 and .,.,....,.. ou ducks ru .ticks ci.J::e,uhere 1.1here is large '1u1ber This :. ... rent to see Geese in Sec. 20 and :9 and found est L1at e correct, but was it cold. Date_l.Q .. _______ '..@ =l--<:11-01;-s---i.Y-J,--=-.-I L e.ncl : :?s .i.."O chan.,::e in nnD-O er of dn c_rn in either place. ,1ent to _ayou To;1 i n :.iiddle of"!. to School line. here -;-as n \l. ..,_ :1. or.1.11gn Eprink!c or-rain in afternoon.There i-eeffie Teeding on our ;;,ections CD and 29 on Termilion i..ay district. ___ .. Datell_ .. _______ l! .... E ... ___ u i nrl,. l i_gh.t ___ r ain in 1i c;h t De ey y;ent to Hell Ho le District. I stayed at cru:ip,not feelins tog ;_;ood this :.orninc. De-ey re:::iorts ebout 2 .ooo i geese ... e repor s laf ges1. .. +J-?}4!... 111v and ::orth-east r __ o :::.ians La1<:e .::stiuated ruI }{ 20 ,000, "'.-..!"' ?ed dud: s in uo rning. Date. __ 12. _______ a_,_coJ.d.,p.t:r. t l cloudy I fed du cl: s in both 1 and ch e.nge in visible nuub.er of Ducks in e ither .Derey i-ent to .tbbeville for reek end. In } ent into U1)P"'i1:r Ver:hli:t'l lY. esti:"JP. t e t;eese. n t>tcts,:.fJ ... .. ......... thou sand, and a 11.: e nu_:.li? er Each warden sign or initial here: John O .1ax son.

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. S ANCTUA R Y ( o r g e neral area )_ _______ .E._ain.ey ___ SS.:.n.c.t.: urJ' J ______ ____________ STATE .!.,_ : .... ________________________ ___ INCLUSIVE D ATES _________ ')e_c_e_ JJ ______ t..Q __ ___ J NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with i n sanctuary are as or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ________ __ __ _______ _E.ecL-C..1LCk.s ___ i n du c k s here to day. Gett in; to :::i la_s t i c-rh t De-rey returned < t 1 P He e d o n D e co o or, 1 ad s .. )rung a gas. also painted Delco otor H a d to get s 1all r euai r part. I n p I looked u p so :1e P.t e s on for l ast season. Date _____________ l5 __________ F_e.cl cln_ ck.s ___ i:;:1 I L ',7e:it to Cole ... _:.:.you and upper Schooner ,....ayou.';i;'al1: e d so 1 e lines,Sec.l' rats.In o r ctions J ana. st of t here in s0ctions 1S n d l 'l ""7e n t int:IJ E.a dley fla t region and found n o g eese there toclay,and not .i<....ny duc1: s sa; only a'.Jout 150. Date _____________ l:{_ .... _______ :.:.ind __ i.!.::.__ .. :X. this 1 0 r n i a_; ""ui te a heavy fro st last ni c h t ed du cks in I.1 Y!at er YAU .. Jow. ent to Payou Tor:i, n o t :a:J.y rJuc1-: s ; o b e ese in Hadle y tod<<' :.ia;r; .. .o..f. -, ,,.se o .o-ur ... 29 i n Hol'P'"n la.l.{e district ... lso :any o n str t e s ection 2 8 ... "': .. .. .... .. .... -;. .. ._,,,,,, ... ,_ t. "" ... Date _______________ ].S_ .... ________ Jr_e.d .duc. k s in B I. L and h 0r e a r e ab OU t 1000 in :-'.I.L. n d 2-JO in .r ,pe. 1ixed. I:1 F rrent to 8 .-:;. pass and oonta ctecl Sub Coast Gi_ard stati.on .. : o ::-?.ese in t is section todc-y t coast Gua'd h a d put a scr "'en poarcl. ont o their building.EVerything looced to b e i n full co1pliance ri th our interests. Saf fou r DeE'\r on our u r operty OJ. .. way bac k One four nrong bucl:. Date. ____________ 1._9_.._ _______ F _eiLdll.ck..ELi n bo th ...... I L & P P s The du cic L a t e l y .ave ')"'e n scattering out o ver a r s h larg e nu;:1 bers in any one place.It 'lay be thf rain is !1.eed. T11c; oE'eBe continue. 9 ur .et ""1est Of uu ner V'er 1i a y ent to tovm. late 1 l.J nea :)f3tr J.. (Use additional sheet to avo i d crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: :.Qlm ___ __ .L_a r9_o_ n_.__ _________________

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e neral area) _______ ai21.ey ___ .S.a.:ictiE..ry_,_---------------------STATE ___ .L. !lli ..i2ll ----------------------------INCLUSIVE D ATES ________________ e_ _____ .2Q _____ t.Q___ 26, t9l1 2 NOTE: Report weather conditio n s; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. ess chc'i:s th.,.n usual, a this 1 9 est of Date ___________ 2L. ________ .:iJl...st ___ ri tl..,_cl oudj anc. r a "I '1!., eel chl ck s in ... I L :Ju c\: s ar e lea IL in;,s evC1..n if the 1:.r ue, i cl. Dm..,.ey i-ent to Eell ... e to ren.a:c-e so-. sit; are dJ1m I s t a ,ed o.t ca:1p,not feeling to ;00:1. Our :-i:eese in : rol. la"::e dii:r-r c t eft oin:-r in c1i::ectio:1 of o;rs 1 s all( e have 80 e 0:1 dion 13 outb of Sci100-:1er ay")U Date ____________ cL p P.l' t of 1 t J' e d c1u ck s i n '.Jo th I L There ncre duc'{s toca-in Joth T,laces. -e went south to .u e a ch an ... ;r Si._ 18 Sai:a l:;o Od. : R n y : "ese i ::1 the cir, but :1one a1 "till er e f e e di n :; __ .... ___ .o_r.:t -i i1d .J., e d du c' : s in I ::u 1Jer :ore l ere orn i .So;. ..,e ...... .... .. di t t ... of tl1ere. '.:ent to Cole ":nyou, saw only five :lue ine; tea ,an d a"uolt five t' ous< !1l i21 The vreath er conditions see-a to have '11ade the geese a 'out. Date ____________ 2J:i: .. __________ s. .. .;z. .. 1-4.n4-,oggy with light rain at ti 1es and threatning. Fed duc!cs in ti.IL.and P .r-s. bout 1500 ducks in B .I.L. som.e 250 in P .Fs. In P .w ewey went to b bevi lle to spend x uas '\71 th his family. Istayed at ca,Jp and checked up on our past work Date _____________ a5_, __ _________ e.d. __ dll.ck.fL. in 3 I. L lJ o change in numb er s f row yest er day. Went into upper Ver 1 i lion 3ay and crused the coast line for about five iles to find out about our geese. Found flock estiueted at about ten thousand fee n ections 24 an ) Ttley seem 0 e ga liering ack into ll '!s a:ga1n At dusk tbe geese flew out and ent trords the beach. -Date ____________ .?_6_. ___________ e.d. __ chl..ck.s. __ in .3.I.L. and P .Ps .:ater hi and extra strong wind fror.1 S E .. ent south in main canal,and to beach. Saw a few gees flYing ot many ducks on r PS .... 1ochange on :3. I lso vent to gu ose pond, not over 25 ducts th (Use additional sh ee t to avoid crowding) Each warden sign initial here: e ___ J_Qhn __ n .... t..a.r_son..a. ______________

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York, N. Y. S ANCTUA R Y (or g e neral a rea) _______ :li."illf'.y ___ B.Ci.11..ctu.ar ? ---------------------STATE 1111LiEiC.1 INCL US IVE D ATES ____ .'.'.).e.c..e::.i., _er _____ .2.7-=--J_9 _1=l:2 ____ .t_o Jc:.n 2 19 3 NOTE: Report weathe r conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per son s met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ .2.+------------'I. -1::i _c:;L.c_11:1 r ainj_ :1t;. ]' ed <. U c'i:: s in w I L i n rain Di dn t t go ru1y mhere all cley,stayecl inside and watched it 6P. : it turned cold. 2-1"! c""ese in air [Pin;; t,.,.o:Lds our sections. noticec that in the floc.1cs. of .s2ese there are a .eat ,-1any you: th EU ... Date ____ _2_ 8._._ ________ C o_lcl _____ __ :!'.:'i:.td and cloudy '..at er low Fed du ck s i n bo th J I L cu.1d .?S. _;ot over t e:1 or t,,-,elv e hunclr ed duclc s to day on .;.; I. :.i. and 150 01.,_ ? ;_s Had 1oto r troub1. e ancJ. ,,_,,ci s in. }ount and r e:1air eel trouble. De ey returned fro::.1 x1as "Teek end 11:30 and z:e done so :e '."!Or ( 0::1 d o tor t::i s Date _29_ .... _______ J.i_o_:;: nor th-..,.g st 1 i: 1 d Fed du s in S I L nochan6e in n u r.foer s .... bout 200 on I .rs. only c. fe7 L1 s 12_ce '? De"eY '-ent to 1est li:1e of Sshool section.Sa. very fe1 cbc:':s,L1arsh in oad condition L 1 a:ij-...., l aces ::o ;eese e-.: e to ,ay. 'c_,,J rnmmnto Coie. U M ... $, ............ t' Dee-.. -u _c.:.yvu .L.l..l.J:' ---'-<;;. Date. ____ 3.0_.._ ______ L,i.;j:i_t __ ...:1ol'_tL rt er lo "'. :' ed clu c1 : s L : ""'. I :.i and :i: Q o c ;ir.:1ge 1:i.rtevG:' in in eicl1r;>l' plac'J.:orth o: r s.t! ... ere we.re t ._, i X l J_'_i'. "J:' t ;(_ O V CI' ..1-i -c '-! ..,_;.;.. ._;t i \...-'. ... 3 a flJ za;;c ..... ... .. ,,QJ .... servic e .-ere l ere "'ith e ovex nic;ht. r rent rith the:;1 part of todc:.y ..,.,....._, ,.oUt. .yi. ,IM "':,;.,: .. fll'o'....,':?l.o,,...,.,..I+: :,_:;i;\_ ''\,r0.\.)-.. ., Date ____ 31.. ______ _ed __ L,lu-C':;..s ___ i 1 ___ I L I:t' there -ere le8s duc1.:s here today than usual. Over ,_10st of .. <.i.rsl1. i n our propert:, a s nell as surrounding districts are gettins less i n lately. .'Jent to .Layo u o.. anc..1choo 1 Section.-.... 11 7ell there. Very f ei."' clu s in Fer:_ians La::e. '.'e have on O'eese feed.in_ ;in ..., in Our +10 I th qt_ Too here fo:r a ,..,.hile t cla .. Date ____ _2_. __ J:!:_ed. __ clU-c--in--.-l-.-I.t-.Th en to nor th di str i c t in S ooner Bc:.you and Oak Bayou Saw one deer. Geese feedin Sectiong. 24 Same flock of c3 to 10 thousand ga1 saw ;an supp 11 es n eturned 5 p .... (Use additional shee t to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: in -------------------------------------. ___ J.ohn--0-.-lta.I'-oo-n-..--------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ______ -:_.._ai_:n.ey __ ST ATE __ .lJ:i.ui.s.i.2.:'.l.a.--------------------------------IN CL USIVE D ATES ______ Jan_ ___ ___ tJ) ___ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _______ J.__________________________________________ .Fed du ck s in .J I. r. and ... s :r o ch age in either. The geese vrer e i n Sections 13 and 2 again today ,and sa:c1e nu.nb er. ". e left car:1p at 10: for nit e LaJ.ce to assist in search for hree persons drowned there. _,o success. eturned to caup about 6 ....... :/. Date _______ .l. .... _________________________________________ Co ld strong nor th wind .,, e d du ck s in I. L about 1,000. duc1-:s uere todc..y Geese feeding in sections 1:J and 24, 8 to 10 tl'QJ1SffOd, 'V'hich is all the geese seen o n acrrproperl;y {()Cl:ay. -::-ent south of Radle--fl8ts t}1is sav' to 5 hundred duc'.{S. he ducks have 60ne so 1e,hei.; .. Jay be back. _..,,__,,.,... ..... Date------9 -.----------------------------------------Strong, cold,nort. vi-ind Fed c1uc'. s in I .L. and r s 0:1 ly out 0 r_undr er' in I.:., anC. 200 in F ::-s :.:o t any dJ.:_ s anytirhere in this enti:-e G""ese aie still feecli:1r;; in ... Sect. 13 and 2 ,...; to lJ .'.'ent to .:;;c.you 'l'oi:a, talicer l to yr<=-pper 'tl."1:th1 t S e e c!1_ytniir:;""m:rr-of the 1'rTci.y. he.re ,-as lar:;:e floclr: of beese on atf t e land .... .. 6 tC? .___ Date _______ ,...---------------------------------------St ens t ',"at er 'r-ii gh Fed clu c'.r s i nb I L about sar1e nu..-Jb er De .,ey ,. en t to _ii; Isle Late district .R.e)orts no infringnent on us, saw Deer ai1d a fe,-huncU.' eel :,0ese Jo:. Stc..te land. ,:orked around Cci'.lp in:::' .. ,weat _f'_,r bacl,rain OJ spells. Date _______ 7_..__________________________________________ Ee. st '-ind, dar1 : &Ed dr i zl e r Fed du c k s i r. and:: .-e. Tl'ere are re cl, c::s on .I.1. to-1ay,10 to 11 hundrec.l,and 250 on I ... ater extra --i.:;b.Deney to ole a:1d ..;)ayou,no :;ees0,3 blue wi:1:; -'cea1 'o sign of trespass. Date. ______ $ __ !_ __ ________________________ _____ ________ as 1e:" du ck s to e.ay found flock of about PUS,t o!' f.f'Ltne'r stf"!'--rtil': :'le-in F D () -t' t t-ate _______ ,;.&------------------------------------ Q n i-1 ::.1 _, ,--a er ex s: a o ,..,. .. nticipe: tea lo1'"' -rater so .'.)evey 1-ent to day_ eni ng. _., ec: _1uc': s in .J I L .Less clu c':c s l;Qr.ay Un2-l)le to -et )O"t t <>, .._. o :i: 1)0c1;_:1onse, ,.esu1ng on i)ot-':;0.1 -.. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: __ .J en-,---------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. S ANCTUA R Y (or g e neral area) ____ _________________________ STATE __________ L.o..uisi-'-INCLUSIVE D ATES ______ .J.an.uax_y_ _____ l Q _____ tQ _____ _l._6 ___ ... 194 3 A-------------------------NOTE: Report weathe r conditions; are a s patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per son s met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ________ l Q.._ ____________ o_r.th:v.rn. s.t ___ wind, ;ater a little higher .Fed ducks in B .I.L and s than went south and east to locate geea_e .Found the..l1 in quite nywl 2e.:e .. .W e 33 southeast of Hadley flats, about tQ ,])o. ilso farthe.r ao111th along main canal in section 31,tbere vrrere about four to five thousand :-r .,.. Date ________ l_J,, _____________ __ dLcik..s ___ i n B I. L about SO 0 tr er e to day De\" ey r etu rned to va;:1p 11:30 .. I n ? .:_. we started for.:3ayou Tor.1 but water falling to fast so e 11 ent thr ou[;h Bayo u froi:1 Fear 1an Lale e into V:erni lion Bay .. e then nent north and found Wdre n tho sand P'eese on sectioJ?-s 3_0 ?;Pd .S9. so14th of hey are D' n.' s -d:!m' l c pre t y vre11 eat e up. Date ______ .12 .... ___________ Ligh.t l'.':es.t_. ind and cloudy. Fed du c k s in B I L F o change in numbers. Hav e discontinued feeding in ear so n Fopds. L eft can.p at 10 for p s-s:-,ent a sno:te_at b i g of Indian point. \'lalk ed lin.( flax back ,no sign of any crossing, saw trapper sast Guard station and stayed for better uart of an hour,a11 i-ell here. Got back to cainp 3Pu.:. Rained most of tim e :::;'One and continued all afternoon. Date ________ l_J._ ___________ ..::i_li n.a.rth_ .-Pind,rained r1ost of night and good part of clay Fed ducks in B I.1. Can t see any change in rrumbers,about 800 De ey ent to llayou To m this walked south line of School Section, report nothing out of the v:ray, sav." and talked to the trappers. I remained at c amp Date ________ 1U:_-------------E'.e.d--41u..ck.s.---in :C. I. L IJot O\ler 600 there today. Dewey went to end of Big Isle ayou,,..,.alke east on line betvreen S and 17, then south on est line of schoo 1 section, n o tresoass sigh]i went to Pearson Fon.r s and south and east surveying duck gatherings, if any,but found very fe'IT' anyr,here.In P .J..l. De1'11ey repla ced so':!le signs bet ,..een ours and state east of B I.L. I wanted to. see r Lion el, 1"en t to his canrn, he vrrasn' t th p.I' e Geese j n Holnan Jake d i str i ct Date. _______ 5_! _____________ __ Jn I.L. crused in various directions looking for chldcs,found only a1a11 flocks here and there.De ey worked on Hotor in 11 Chi ck, 11 it had sprung a crac .. in Head. He soldered over and looks lL e he got it fixed,but c a n t tell untill used a fe days. In we put up some missing signs on west line o f section lh in north part of sanctuary. r o geese in north uart today. Date ________ :J:g_! ___ ___ __ .. I L 7 to S hundred toda y Th eese have left our north districts.Looked for th t er south an on state but cidn t find than so returned and went to bbeville in time for Jun Got supplies and returned before ( Use additional sheet to avo i d crowding) 1 Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ Rain.ey ___ .s_anctuQ,ry ___________________________ STATE ______ .Loui.si..e..na ... ____________________ _________ INCLUSIVE DATES _______ .J:an ... ___ 11 _____ :to ___ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______________ lJ_ .. _____________ $_.J.::_ .wind. Very f o gT m o s t of : Fed du ck s in B I L not over 6oo ducks here today .In P l went to Hell Hole, run into lots of fog on Vermilion Bay. r:ras looking for the geese. Saw only a few in the .. at trappers ca m p in Hell hole. Learned fror..1 then that"are som e geese farther west on state land and some on our sections 2 and 3 *""''"""-'tz .... 1mutafillt .. Date ______________ ig_._ ___________ .... : o.x.th-w.est i nd, very dense fog all day. went Bayou Tom walked part of section lind of School section, everything O K went to : Ticks lake in P : r. to see 'V."hat ducks w e have there. Didn't find any larg e numbers,150 at most,half of whitch were Blue and Green winged Teal. Date _____________ .19 .... ____________ St-ro.ng-1Iorth-west wind, freezing icicles on water tank. Fed ducks in B .I.L. Had a few Pintail ducks,first for so m e tim e bout 600 i 11. Dewey walked fron camp south-east and around B i g Isle Bayou, than west to main canal.Reports didn't see over a doxen ducks. Freezing te.i1perture all day Water very low. Date ______________ 20 J ___________ freeze,ice in boat house and on ::arsh. rlater very low,boats on bottom except "Chick" left i k in main canal in anticipation of low r;iater .Froze '?8-tet,, _in,,J,.U artei;s Fed ducks in B I .L. aboi t 500 t here 'tod:ay 1'ewey went to s,reports saw nore t han had seen for som e time,around .Also ':j 9T S .. section 32 of Ha s ley flats. Date _____________ 21.. ____________ F-eddu.ck.s in B I L U o t over 500 ther e to day I en t in to Fear1 :ien Lake,about 200 ducks there,returned and went south in r.iain canal and found geese f eeding again today in section 32 south of Hadley flats in about t h e sa::ie nurnber a s yesterday. Dewey went to Cole B a you,walked between sections 11 and 13, and 12 and 14,found nothing out of the way. Reports he saw two Deer ,Doe and Fawn, D:>ebeing a 1 !1ost wite all over. Date _____________ cloudy. Fed du c k s in P I L ,about asm e numb er duck s today .Dew ey went to B i g Island Bayou to put up a couple of missing signs.In P l w e through F eax mens L ake,throug h cut of Bayou a n d Horth in upper Ver1::iilion Bay.There are a hundred geese feeding in s ection 29, Holr:i.an Lake distri"ct ..... .... .. ... Date _____________ 2.:3 .. --------F-ed--.dl.i..ck&---in B I.L 5 to 6 hundl' ed. Fo g gy Dewey went to A bbeville. I made inspection trip to P PB. Goose Pond and sou th on nain canal.H o m any ducks on s. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: 'ng ""!.---------------------------------------------------_____ __ Q ___________________

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTU A RY ( or general area ___ STATE ____ .L.o..uiaiJ ru .&.-------------------------------IN CL US IVE DA TES _____ ..ilana. ___ 2 !t ___ t o ___ :3Q_, ___ ___ l;J l}a-NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats i_net with; D;ames of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happemngs; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _________ 2.l'.i ... _________ ..3..e --..du-Ck.a-.i.n l.i I L rot o v er SQO rlu clc s to day Cloudy and South-west I put in the forenoon a v1ashing.In F Icrused Fearman Lake and upper Verni lion ....,r-iy recconnoi tering.There ?rere about aoo ducks in Fearr.rnn1 s lake, but no geese i n this section or Date. ________ __________ F_.e.d __ ilit.ckE __ i.n .d. I. L change in nu.ub er s South_ east iind very :foggy in 1orning. Dewey rpturned to Oa1p at iioon, heh :..lore teeth rxtracted, ,e has one 1ore tL1e of it an will have the:-1 all out.There ,.-ere about geese feeding in Sec. Holman Lake district. Date ________ -2 ------------11"-er.y ___ ..s.t .r.o.i.g.. _'orth ,..,.;;nd, cold. F'ed ducks in -.I.L. round 500 there 1"."eather not fit to bPout in,,ay let up chlring day. 5 Stor 1 g'd>t rorse tnroughout the day,ir'e diclnt go anyrrhere, just no need to oe Ol1t in such ,,...,.eather Date ________ __ .du.c_1.c..s j_;1 I: .I L i;o v:ater in connecti"lg canal, ad to g,o around. Sent Derrey to le to a Doctor, ja'V"' S1"'0llen very bad fro 1 teeth extraction. :o in number of ducks. eather sti 1 cold and stor,1y. ',.orked in office t1is afternoon. Date _______ 2S_ ... _______________ acJ..e>.r..at.e or th v--incl, a little .1or e 17'at er .Fed du ck s i n E I L 'le see to have the sa.ie flock of ducks every day. ent to Feax Jan lake' so'1e au s there. .ent through Cut -of '.)a you into upper Ver :ii lion bay, didn t see any ..;eese or ducks. Looked over our line b etr een our 1 s and State, dicln t find cinything out Jf the T'"Tay. Date ________ 2;;L ... ________ Ji'-ed--du.ck-s--d-n I L chanr.re in rn.rni'o er s. : ild Sou th_ ectst \"ind 1ater a little better again to ,ay:::ent around our nart b Big Isle Rid .:>e, nothing 011 goose O' .Se f 0e.dil10' On R ... of s cou ldn 1 t see we 1 enou to .iak e esti:m e lier e v-er e Date. _______ I L 5 to 6 bu ndr e d to day Se SO!le of "'orth section for ._;i?ese,but d idn't find any in;.a,t. SE'0"l ... been .secnons can1t go lo to-?fI $ ay as .... sl1l _gotten baq.c yet. --ot baclc thif' e'1nni-1c; .:-ra (Use additional sh ee t to avoid crowding) warden sign or initial here: John O tar son.

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ______ R_a.,in_eY_____ S_<;IJ)._c_t.u_@'_y _____________________ ST ATE __ _L.QJ .. INCL USIVE DATES _______ JQ.D__._J_1 _____ tQ ___ ___ g ___ -::J 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ________ ... _______ ze.c._ __ 1u.ck s in '!: I. L no c an:;e in m: Jb er s .is s pet er s of Brooklyn,::. Y and i ss llen of orlet:i.ns,1a., ca:1e out Saturday evening rt th De1-ey. .,e 11ent to South-l:Test Pass, it was very foggy .ti.lso VTent to dead. uans Island, sigis a:round Island all up in good condition. Sav:r about one t wusand geese on sandy beach vrest of I ncli an point. bout 250 ducks on Fear:Jens Lake, 8 great blue heron, 6 pelicans and one deer. Date_____ _.eb.y_. ___ l_. _______ =_e_a_ __ d ll.ck..S in B I L 4-50 to 500 du ck s j o g so thi clc can cut it ::rith a kn(jfe. I n : .... went to earson onds,Goose Pond and Chenier about goo geese i n the a i r 1 otter ,several Belted :Cing..fishers, and uore egrets and 1erons than usual. Dat 2. ied Chicks in _:.I .t. __ o change in nunoers vlent to bbeville e_to ___ pl-c1<: ___ 1.ip--1:)1-r1s---a:n-a::--take .. iss and iss peters in for their buss. Had to leave ea:rly and it si.U'e was foggy .Returned in p ._: .and crused sone of Bayous in :orth sections. S a w nothing 0trt of the ;ray. Date ______ ). ..... __________ $_Quth .... aa.s t __ ;j e d cluck s in :, I. L about !i 5 0 t 11 er e to day Derdoffice Rnd aTOOnd'C!rrp-t e lr in1el' Of r_ay (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: __________________________________ ,: ____ --------------;; ...... )S ... -.-------------------________________________________________ ___ !__ __________ I

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTU A R Y ( or g e n eral area ) ____ E ... ain.!Y ___ s_c.l1-cfil cx.y _______________ ______ _____ ST ATE _______ IN CL US IVE D A TES _______ F _eb_.._ __ J ___ t_Q ___ lJ. l_9.1:t.)..._ NOTE: R eport w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats :i;net with; 11;ames of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happemngs; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ ng Sunshi11e .Fed c1u c k s i n I L b cut L!OO s here to clay .went throu@1 ear;:1ans Lake, about 75 there, then to Goose pond,lW ducks here.The11 into southern districts, SiJall flocks of Duclcs in sost 11 -rater holes but n o large oonsentrations anywhere. Date _______ S_. ________________ .... Lld __ .s_Qu_th x:ind, fed Du c k s nochange in nu::1b er s In P en t to ... earson ?onds,only doze-.1 Du.des the..re .:'"Ton top of old trauper cabin could see Geese settleing on .. Soutl1-east of Hadley flat district.couldn' t see as to nu:abers ,but looked like there several thousand. Date ______ J A _________ JLfil:._L.S! u_th ___ cloudy. Fed clllcks less du c k s today ,aoout 350 \lj'ent into upper VeJ: lilion : ay to scout along s hore line for geese, didn't see any. pent part o f trees at ca.:_1p. "_r :...aker anc r QXiscoo ca::-1e out nth !)e .ey, c:t about 3 : F Date ______ _lQ_!__ ______ F_ecL_d\..1_C}::_s ___ i ___ I. L a .nut '5 0 du cl{ s to day .'en t t o Ch r Au .Tigre -r-ith ....,e1:e1 and G- t co 1 d S:pen7._ entire clay ii1 office 2:'"1c: tool house chec'dng Each warden sign or initial here: ec.uip 1ent on hand, and pxepa:: to turr;. ov i:ir -w -(Use additional sh e e t to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area)____ ainey ___ an_c.tu.fary _________________________ STATE ___ ..Lo. i.s.'L INCLUSIVE DATES _______ F_ ,}Jl'_'Q.B,J _______ J _1:L.:t_ 2 ___ __ J 31.L 3. .. ________________________________ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____________________ l!f_f__ ________ of 500 today ... ild i;est wind, ater very low.Boats sollid on oottom, cant t go anywhere unless the v:J.ter co :ae sup. 5r .. o wc..ter all day. 6 :15 wind went to the north and b1o "'ing strong, will take out Jost of mhat vrater is left. Date _____________________ 15 ___ _. _____ .E_e.cL_ du _c.1{ s in b I L ,_ o change in nufoer s. Strong cold east ?"ind ,.,,.riter starting be. c k in. De:trey got bac1c to carJp this I n F he went to Layou To J 71.eport about ... on State seqtion 12, and East pe.rt of our Section S'";[llso )JO. "(( .. ...L.1 ClU C.:.\.. .:;-..... c..J, o.. Date _____________________ l6_ .... _______ in.:: .I.L abo11t 500 there ':"'"hic h is about the usual nu uber ade short pAtrol orth-i:-rest ,and then ent to torni:;:anted to notify _r.":aker that I had card frm.i Roo sevelt Hotel that there '.""3.S letter there for hi 1. :eturned to a ;:p in aft ern0 on o.nd just putt er ed around. Date _______________________ .l.7-.. s usua l sae floc'c, ,,Pst i-rind and ,..-ater setting 0J od az;c1in Dewey ent to co le ayou i21 A all is i.vell there,reports seeing 3 Deer,and 100 ""'U.ue-ring Teal on Ver ilion ,ay. In l-he .. ent to i g IslP. to put up a C0'.1ple of JicL11t s0 i:1 this ri?.gion. Date _____________________ l[.;_,! ___________ z __ (l __ in 'iJoo:;::ed lL."'! E-few 1ore duc::s today. odP.rate rind. D l"'eY v.or':ed on totors in .._.lue Goose and .'3ot needed Rdjust11ents and cal'bureteors c1 aned. I:"l :--,,,,-e-----.e:1t to .ic'c' s Li.l:e l ./:. :ii; sL:uare.3'.)0 Teal ,and 2)0 Gad1-ell duc:cs on s fartl'-er .;:-.. eports Geese than usual a0out "1J.. 1 ... Date ___________________ J; ___ on ;., about EDO .here today. 01.oudy ancl 001{8 ike rain. De-ey r-orkin_; on iotor in \7hist F>..I', the conr_01sp,r not -o:.1:ing re :rut in used one, ...,.ill rave to get ne'l'T on':),also set r.)f oiats. T h0 -'.:ihl'ott P wire is loose a:1d V"ill have to be renaired,or E'r-'"'nt in,211 in::ir pttPl's. o natro s ade tocJ' De...-ey has bad lu m on iaw ;i,n, .ent in t 0 Sep Jr thi 8 ad t ('>,l' i1Q On "!! tr 1 --, Date _____________________ _ea._ __ dJ._i_ ck s in I .L a:r ouncl 700 t od E h d .. l h Dewey hasn t returned yet ... 1 co n cC'r:1ed c.tb t ac war en sign or initia ere: h:i.u E vo:. chec':.L1:;,1:;.ncl every_ thing ready to turn over. It is : f .... < nd eirey isn't back yet. I a i 1"'ancler ing if he is watching for (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area ___________________________________________ ST ATE __________ IN CL USIVE DATES ________ __ 2.la t __ _.t_o __ 27-.:th' 194.3 NOTE: Repon weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. D t 21st ]'ed: C!ucits 1n B. r. L. -no change in numbers. R ined ae _________________ a-lY tt-Te ___ rn--nTght. :ade patrol cruise to Pearson ponds, Goose Pond and south -fifty ducks _earson Ponds; about same nunber Goose Fond. Large flock Geese feeding Sections 6 & 31 -three to four thousand. Dewey hasn t returned yet. J O L. Date ________________ in B I. L. nice bunch today, fully seven to eigbt hundred. rorth wind but not cold -so._1e rain in n ight. :1 just waitin:; for to get out. cant go any-where; they may co:.ne "'hen I1:t away. S :OO p r.i., Deey and_ r. Flanegan just arrived -delays on the road caus0cl the long time in getting here. T his ends _'Jy reports. John o. Larson. Date ________________ zjr4----------F-o-G-duck s in early n om in g ab OU t seven hundred. ui t e foggy. '!)e ey too. r. Larson to .ibbeville. Upon his return to cap, repaired throttle and di stri bu tor of st ler. n I st idied wp of sanctn r:r At 2 :00 n 11., me set out on patrol in 11 .. i stler11 -visiting ear son .,.. onds here a.bout 300 Teal ere seen; 100 Gad .. -all on Goose rond. 20QO 151'11 .. ent south to Gulf shore. Saw 2 ... 1. P 1 Deer urinrr ri Date ______________________________________ __ _?:: _____ :r..--uc s re 1 a1 ning o feed in LaJce State Gre.ie .:arde::i. s uonp ed in at ca_ 'P and I used n Chi cl".: II for trin thru entire Bayou To,: region. Stooped at trapper's ca'p on School Section. Saw a"Jout _Geese feedin'i on f?.ecti on_ .. -;, of To:L Sevi:>ral s..all ii'li 6h .. ay aiiei"9"neep 'ayou. :Userved one Deer and sev0ral .. _,grets near CB::!p as T"'e returned nt 5 :30. Date----------------25-th----------j'-ed;---l)t;!.:-ccs at 7 : }'.). .I1other fogg' norning. ..-i.t nearly noon, when it br.d cleared 'r-e t 11 Chi c:C 11 on patrol domi cRnal nearly to i ear son oncls; then retl'_rned In
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral area)_______ a.i. -OY---& STATE _________ b&-J:i-SiU:frlt;;---------------------------...,, e ,.,,, t 6t r '3 INCLUSIVE _::: _____ C _, NOTE: R eport weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ____ durinG .. ornin .:a er hes rise:: .. to noriJal. 11 _rnOOi.1, e rols to earson onds and er li l ion :ay, using i.Jo.. it .icl;:.1 :; -e.licd :_,r the aulseLs. c.trolled to V.:;;r .. 1ilio::-i __ Ly c..: ... d to .,.ou 1 r:.ai.; fro._ l:ere could see ai:>out 2000 GPese on [.Csout:. tc..te efuge, and !.bout sw. e size conc_:1tration on ow; ntio'1 : .. etur:ed l :JO -. __ ::-V ii:. L_o ection o fro7_, -iG Island _c;_' ou -r .._ o;.t_cl c eing o: ... lj eer. Date __ of o.y. ;o out 50J .. i i-.ec. Jucl-s on :-_e Lal:e t is or::ii:.G". ._-re' rep<.:.ircd sli0trt L1-efect:.:1 .. 0in of 11' .. trlstlei .11 .Je -r-J-'--ioll in -'-1.,. ri -r-o TJ'ac'le :tl..,_._c ,._. __ ., -"c_;_u e U--v c.. u .),J .:!<-u ... see:_ lJO ,., .cl c.L., dozm1 on" :iittle b.e also liJO Gees"' on Secti 0:1 19. Date ___ 0 _____________________ ___ JiJJ-___ Q1_9.U y Zt C< l :'.)'.) .... i:1 11_ lue Goose." Spe."lt clc.y i:1'" : veVillt,. _,_-i..lrDle: C::.rtir.s .'..:: ircL-.JOXe at ucLi."Loh r 1 c'ins. _._ a .. ) eel' ":1d. __ 1 ts O!l Sanctu :r clur L10 trip i.etu:L 1-i---' u -J,_" ;-:._. .t : l (Us e aaditional -
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATJONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York N. Y. S ANCTUARY (or ge n e r a l ___ 7th -------------STATE _____ _____ toui.si IN CL US IVE D A TES _______________________________________ ________________ NOTE: Report w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and name s of boats m e t with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers d inds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ 7.th ___________ Qleax and __ c.a.l 1 ef t c&lp at 10 : 00 a ;n in b oat 11 Obi cl{ 11 acccmpanied b the aul e s. atrolled southwa:rd to Chenier au igre. eported seeing 5 00 mixed Ducl<:s on south portion, Geese Sections 3.9 W.'1.Jl. w 3 Little lue Herons and .,.. ie!'16an and during the trip. Returne to headquarters at 4: 30 p .ti. -Date __ ---&n ---n.orth wind. Dewey left here at 9: 30 a .n., in "Blue Goose" to take ._r. and .. ::rs. aulsen out to .bbeville. I stayed at camp. i e :;vorked around headquarters during the aft er noon. arden st Opp ed in for visit. Date __ 9-Jh _____________ Q1_e_?-___ __ er He 1 ef t c&'lp at S : -00 a. n in 1Tui st ler 11 .ient to i!er1 ilion Ba via ..:tea:r1.1an ake, thence wouthv.rard to Hell ole, and Southwest ass to Dea an' s Island. Stepped at coast Gu.a.rd camp located on anctuar r. Saw ab out 14oOO Geese on ate efuge;. eturned to ttip. ewey repaired steering apparatus of "Whistler." Date __ -10th ---------:i::ucn--warttrer--;--In uorning, ewey took "Chi ck" on patrol to cole Ba ou, and walked into Sections 13 and 14 -nothing to report. I cleaned the camp. ing afternoon, we went to Island r.ayou and did some bUl'ning on ection 7 with air results. _______ Date_ll: ---------., ----sou. h ---nind. ev:ey spent ilOst of da uorking on motor of 11.ihistler, 11 soldering head cracl{s and repairing fuel pULlp. I did so.ne work in office a d several odd jobs about ccunp. : Joticed a dozen Canada Geese flying over Belle Isle ake. .. .. Date fg}j_'.h __________ _____ ___ i:1orning cleanin yal'd, repairing some win ow and porch screens, etc. .. t er noon, clea:r -went to Ba: ou oa usin 11Chick.11 aw a ten-foot first one of season. Observed flock of about_5000 Gees .. ... no,v, on tate ljth Date ___________ efuge, nea:r our boundary. a beaut1ru1 clay here on the mar sh. ewey---s.r.rentll1rg-=;--eek .... end in J;.bbevi lle. I Spent r1orning in office. ti.ft er lunch, "Chi ck" on patrol to Goose ond --all qui et there. Ever thin in ood order here and runnin. & oothly. (Use additional shee t to avoid crowding) warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL. AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e neral are a)_____ a.iney---n-e:tUa.1'Y-------------------------STATE ____ J.i.oui.siana _________________ _____________ __ INCLUSIVE D ATES ________ 194 3 NOTE: Report w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______ J.4th------------&Wlday-.------G:lear and w m I took ick" on patrol ct'uise to he ig Island Bayou sectio gOing the d there to ig Isle Lake. entto earman Lake w ere t e usual concentration of eese was observe on t e ate efuge. Date. _____ l.5.th ___________ .Ql.eaJ:_ __ .wi_ south wf d. ewey returned to camp at 9 : 00 a m from week-end i aobeville. ie patrolle to chQ::>ner and o e a Ol:1-s -nothing to rq:iort e leav ng --ave seen sev al r.loc s flying outttie sout ind. Lionel LeBlanc stop_ped here for visit. Date ______ ;f it to e her, main camp. Left hea quarters at noon. oent to Chenier au via oose ond Visited with the agrara fm ily. \ent to Guard camp there --cli bed theil' 55ootlookout tower. eturne to camp at 6 ;00p. Date-----l"fth------------aiu---ri-th---hi ortheast wind. 1unde1' showers all last ni g t. ;o patrols made today. ewey doing sooe odd jobs around headquarters. apent uos of day i of ice, washing n cleani g etc. Date. ____ _____________ )._QU.Q.y_. ______ eft camp at g :00 a.m., in "7histler. 11ent to ayou Tom. etu:rned Via Ver :ii lion Bay aw a nice floe.. of Geese, about a thou .. t:l :t 2 served sever a 'SnowY' Blue Herons, coup e o Little lues, one lack--crow.ned eron. rived back at C&lp abou.t nex>n. ternoon., took off gas ank of 111 ick" to find leak. epaire couple o .::iinor i tet.is 01 the i:iotor of s&.le boat. Date. ____ 19"tl:i-------------c1 0ru---an.c.rmuoh warmer_. e eese a;r e leavin in lax e numb er s L.Orning pain ed m o td! 0"1 pipe fro1:.i that ootar. to b e replaced by new one which w e will atter.lp t to buy tomorrow in town. w., patrolled to ole ak Bayous --very quiet t ere. Visited. attendants a Q.overnrJent Locks on chooner Bayou. Used "Whistler .11 etur e at 5 : 30. ------r.------------------------------------------------Date----20-th------------ain-y-;-----l:i""eft head .. uar t ex s at ("1 : 30 a u in 11.._;lue Goose 11 ent to ... for supplies, etc. Returned here at 5: p .1. Each warden sign or initial here: (Use additional sh ee t to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g eneral area) ___________ Rai.n.eJ, L Slm.o.tuar.J-----------------ST ATE ________ 1'.u;lj.a1.an& __________________ ___________ Karell 21st to 27th, 1943 IN CL US IVE D A TES-----------------.------------------------------NOTE: R eport w eather conditions ; are as patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per son s met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ 2J.t------------StmdaJ ... -----Rain most Of day. K8lde short patrol to rearman LaJCe. Gees&. are ati 11 there, though in leaser numbers. Saw three Blaokcrowned light Herons. Cleveland' Landry states that several. Purple cold we&th ... '11 a a.redl i'ea ou .. on J:JeJ...Le IeJ.e e. Observed two Deer right near camp this afternoon. Date _____ ____________ part of the cVL7 puttin u r !!,_OUting on main camp _Three Brown Peli cans fl pas &a we were OD the Saw three Green Herons today, first of the sea.eon. Observed flock of about Geese rising from east't!hore of .Belle Isle Lake, having been a armTby a low-flying plane. Date _____ east Wind. We left camp at 5:00 a.m., in boat "Whistler. n Patrolled to Goose Pond, thence south to end of main canal. Walked into Sections 29 32:, observing 2000 l)lcks there, mostly Teal, on west portions. Saw abou"t 300 Geese flying northward. counted 4o American Egret, and about same number Snowiea. Little Blues and LOU!aianas rather camnon. Two Deer seen today. ua:de ehort cruise in afternoon to Vermilion Bay. Date----24th------------W-arnrer---wt-th west wind. Spent the d&y t rin down old tra in ack oun en an elf hi ding aW81 in the cabin. En route to Section 30, we observed 100 Teal on Pears:on Ponds:-. The usual number of Herons and Egrets-. 'iii te a fe'f( ooots on the canalS". Mr. LeBlanc stopped here in late afternoon. Date ____ 25_th ___________ __ r.a.tn .all through the day driving east wind. Water is higher than any time since my arrival here. We s ay ttbors all day. Date ____ 261ih ________ ___ 01..e.ar ___ an.d. __ 0001. Using 'Whistler we went to southwest Pass via .rearman. Lake. dman' s Island we observed one and one Louiai a. Lota o ar era v a eep Bar'1, arrirtng there at 11:30 a.m oalled at ooaat (bard camp on Sanctuary shore. Afternoon, we on e .. Each warden sign or initial here: sou th, using "11'h1 stl er." Late afternoon, I went to Vel'TDilion Bay -saw three Deer on the levee just at sun-down. All is O. IC. and cpiet here. ( U se additional sh ee t t o avoia crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NA TI ON AL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ______ .Ra,mey_ __ SJm.o.t.uarJ _____________________ ST ATE _____ LOU1.81.8Jl.&. _________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES _____ 194 J NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date---28.th---------S\mda.y: .. -----1--m.a.de a. trip to Bayou1 'l'om in Whi atler." a> served a. Deer swimming the Bayou there approached within few feet o'C the animal. saw 11evera.1 Great B:J.uel!I and Blaok-crown1r in that vicinity. Observed a. Kingbi rd1 tod&y -first of the season. Date ____ 29.th_ __________ al.e!l!X' ___ __ Dewey retumed to he&dcp.arteJt s at 9 :OO a.m., fian hie week-end in .Abbeville. He spent BfJV'eral hour11 in11talling a. new ga11oline "tank in boat 'abide. I spent most of day catching up with reports, correspondence, eto. we too. trip to S 'ohooner Bayou in late aftemoon, using rustler. Nothing to report there. Date _____ }O-th---------llt1r.1ng __ m,or.ning, finiehed job or tearing down the camp on Section JO. Hauled the lumber to headq.i&Tters on Afternoon, helped Kr. Sa.(#&Ta load his water pump at the shed on Sa:q.ctuary round Kink neat in pump shed -one young Kink in 1 t. Saw five-foot Alligator. rirst orchardoriole of season seen toma.y. Date-1 s't------------W-e---spen't-mo-rning arranstng lumber under main oamp, pulling nails frQI cabin boards, and piling 1 t in uni:fol'Jlt arrangement. Afternoon, went to Bick' e Lake. .A.t that point, observed 150 Teal, 20 Widgeon, one Soaup, many Snowy Egrets. Returned to camp at 5:45 p .m. Date ____ ai4 __________ .l(.orning., ___ De.1fey mowel1 the yard. I worked in Offi oe. Afternoon, we went to Big Island Bayou. Nothing to report there. Date---3r.d-----------We---1-et.t---o&mp at 8: 30 a .m. in lfhi stler. Spent the dlly in AbbeVille. Returned to he&.d
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area _______________ ST ATE ____________ ..LQU.1.ai&a. ______________________ INCLUSIVE 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ lith ___________ -Sunda'J .. -----Ole&r and w&mr. We left-headcpartera at 9 :-00 a.m., in Blue Qooae. Wen1t to Sou:thweet pass Tia Fe8l'lll8Dl Lake. Stopped in at ooas't Quard cap on Sanctuary, pr0perty. Prooeec!ed to Deadinan I sled' -no btr d81 there yet. Returned to canp at 3: JO p .m. Oou.nted twenty Bladtbird nests along the levees. Saw 25 cootS". Date _____ _____________ part of' da"f finahilig ji)b oif remortng-nails from sa1Taged1 omp lumber' and! storing that lumber under main camp. ilternoon, Kr. John Lyndl, J'iab. arid Wildl.1fe Serv1ce Bio1oglat, called! here fl>r cba't. Enjoyed meeting and talting with him. Date _____ 6th-----------orntng;-wrp-atrolled to GOOsfJ' Pond and1 scnth, using b1 stler." Saw -three rloridll-Qallinules and-severa.il. K1ng-R&tls. Least B'.1 ttem ot the season tod.Sy. Afternoon, Dewey wf)mt to Ha ey rrat1r.. treporta goodl f"eedl'ng : oondi tions there-. Sawat least 300 Snowy Egrets and' Louisianai. Herons on Section About -twenty Teal and' eame number (bots. Date _____ ?rth------------&J>.ent---tb.4'--.cDlY sawing and1 p111ug up old lumber for fira..wood. Discovered Shrike nest 1n yard1 w1 th f1 ve egg8l. Obser.ved l a Summer Tanagen to&ey. Sawtwo Deer near headljlarters .,.Date _____ stedl Kr. LeB lane in rep at ring his houseboat. Left camp at 1:00 p.m., in Whistler. patrolled to Tan \ Green Herons eapeoi&>lly plentiful in that lOcali ty. SJLw eight Least Bi ttemS". Date ___ Dewey wolited1 on the-motor steering: apparatus of "Whistler." We left headctuarters at 1;00 p.m., using 'Whistler:!" U:ade patrol orui ae ont Dee);)' B&-you to Vemilion Bay, thence to Schooner, OOle and-Oek Bar-oua. Blao1'crowns abundant; in that general vicinity. Cllserved i te P-elicans flying near head:ltll&rtera --a beautifu s ght. Arrived a.t camp 5. Date ____ lo:ith.---------I>ewey---le-f.-t--bere at 7 :OO a.m., for weekend at hane. I worked at oam.p in forenoon. P .m., using "Ohiok, patrolled to Big Islan Bayoim, th& dam there and to the Big Isle Ld-es. All is runnin2 anOQthlv he.re at Rainey (use additional to avoid' crol,vding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ________ R.ainey:_ __ S.aru:rtu.&r. .f----------------------ST ATE_ _____ .LOUi.sia,na ________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES _____ .lpr.11. __ ll.t.h. __ to ___ 17_th., ___ l.9 4 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of Loats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _________ llth _______ Slln.da1Y_ ... ____ .Qloudy and warm. I patrolled' to Bayou Tom, using "Cbiok. Very d.m. d.All is o.k. here (Use additional to avo""fi crow ing) ____ _. ______________

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ________ __ ..8mrc:tuary_ _____________________ ST ATE _______ L.Qtlii.Si.ana.---------------------------INCL USIVE DATES _____ __ la:lfti. _:b __ 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; and names of boats i_net with; :ames of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Menllon any unusual happenmgs; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____________ ______ _____ spent-th&. morm:ngat oamp-:-. We left-headQUarteTa at l:JO)p:.m., 1 n. boat "Whistler." Patrolled1 sourliliwardi Via main canal to Ohent er au Tigre-. WaJ..kedi. to the: beach and abourt a mile eas"t on. the beach. Obs:erved a :f"ew Hud.sonian OU1Wl1', Willet&', and other Shore-birds:. Slur qw:t& a number of: mnal.l birds:-, same general species as reported on last report. 8'rail.low1J1 Utt aga!; n -parti'culal'ly abundant d'Owm there. Returned.1 to campat 6::00 y.11. Date ___________ .19:th-------m Ond1---1d.ith oool nor tb at h ea.dquar t ere all daiy, repairing brealcwatet". Saw two Black & Wh1 te warblers on the yard. Belle Isle Lake is now becaning pretty well covered with bana:na. lillies. Date ___________ .2Q,th _____ J.larning.,. ___ we cl eaned1 the camps; and, a:r ound h ead()uar ter s. Kade short patrol trip to verm1r1oni B&lY im theearly at'ternoon. Upon returning to camp, we took-downt the wood stoves end stared them a11&'y for the summer in feed houn;oiled them to pTevent rust. Date. __________ .2].at. _______ DJ.e&r.--and--warmer. Dewey lefthere in "Whistlera at g:oo a.m. Went to Hell Hole, Lake and Vicinity. Reported several Mergansers, one large Alligator and many Green Heron&'. Ba several nests of the Green Heron, some w.l th two eggs. Returned1 to campat &..m. In the aternoon, we fixed the radio in main oamp. Date _______ ____ 22b.d ______ .B.t>..en.t. __ grea,.ter part o'ffday continuing the jOb of repa1. ring breakwater. At 3:00 p.m., we went to Big Island Bayau and Big Isle Lakes, using Observed fifteen W'h1 te Pelicans flytng east of Big Isle Lake. Saw ten nests of the Green Heron, sane w1 th aa many as four eggs. Arrived back at headquarters about 5:30. Date __________ ..2.;r_d ______ ya:r tl..J--.cloudy and 0001. In morning, Dewey mowea the yard; I wrote some rep-arts and letter- C8llgll't sight-of' a Gray-cheeked Thrush here at camp. Have noticedl a :tfew-Red-eyed i:rowl_lees-lat-ely. We left caDlp' in "Blue Googe" at l:OO p .m., b
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) _________ Rai_n_e_! ___ Slm_ctualr.Y____________________ STATE ________ L.o..ui...ai.anm _________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ________ _AJiril __ 2g-th ___ 1to_J(ay l.s t' 1943 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or. parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ _________ 2.51ih. __________________ .8u.ndsy. I patrolled in Chi ck" to Goose-Pond s-ection. Very ClU1 et down vertod off this-:;-eport, we hav6' observed small b1rds00 as follows: catbird' SUmmer Tanager orchard oriole:, Bluebird, Blue Grosbeak and Yellow Warbler I mn not. too familiar with the anall birds:, but w1 th careful study of field guides and color plates, have been able to make several positive new Date ____________ 2.6_th ___________________ .oJ..ear and warm. Dewey returned to headt)lartersat 10 :OO a.m., after his week-end in .A.bbeville. Spen1t. mostof: day repairing breakwater. I am keeping records of the birds" observed1 here, as has been the austan. To d8:te, have not: done muob. "organizing" of Gordon's old reoord!i. Date ___ _____ ___ zrttih ___________________ _aloudy and much warmer. During morning, finished the job of r airin breakwater. Left. camp at 1: p "Wtt au Ti gre, via Goose Pond. Observed.1 season's first nest Of the Orchard: Oriole along main canal. )(any G;resi Herons and Snowy Egrets. Several enall Alligators. ()le purple Gallinule. Lea&t Bitterns camncn. Yellow Warblens particularly abundant tod&y. Date. _________ 2g.th ______ ___________ J'l.orkceci around campin the moming -cleaning yard, etc. We made a patrol cnuise in boat "Whistler" to Vermilion Bay via Deep Bayou, thence= along shore to Point; returned to camp through Bayow Fearman and Fearman Lake. 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. Noticed several nests of the Kingbird. Saw1 two Deer along Deep Bayou. Date ____________ 29':th----------------.cl.ear and sli;gh tly cooler. We left he&d
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g eneral a r e a) _____ Rainey __ _ssno.:tua.r.1------------------------ST ATE ____ Lauiisiana------------------------IN CL USIVE D ATES __ J!B.7 --2nd __ t_a __ f!th, ___ 19!t-_J-----NO TE: R eport weather conditions; are as patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with i n sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______ am ___________________ SUnday ... ____ Clear and quite warm. Staye d at h eadqua-rters during the morni"ng At 1:00 p .m., using "Whistler, we went to Ohenier au Ti gre via main canal. Vi s1 ted with Mr. Sagrara. He reports having seen e1 ghty Hudson1a.n on our Sections 9 & 10. We observed an imusua.lly large number of various Shorebirds some Black-bellied Plov-ers. $9.w a Wood Thrush & few Blue J ays-. Returned to headqu.axters at 6:00 p m Date _______ Jrd ___________________ Cl.ea..r. __ an.d warm. In the mo ming, we repaired some cracks in the barge where it has been leaking. Aft-ernoon, Dewey went to Ni ck' e Lake using boat n Obi ck. n Saw three Teal, few La Herons, 25 Lea.st Bitterns, and thre e nests of the Least Bi t tem with three eggs ea.oh. Reports that a few banana 11 lli es are coming up in Ni ck' s Lake. Have noticed several ta. Marsh Wrens lately. Date _____ J4th. ___________________ C].ea.r ___ and hot. Morning we put & load of d1 rt on the barge for filling in a long breakwater. Afternoon, unloaded portion of dirt frcm bBX'ge at the breakwater. Weather is very dry through this country -has not rained for about three weeks. Saw one Black-throated Green Warbl e r today. Date. ____ 5 _th_ __________________ -l)tir1 ng __ the morning, we finished un1oading dirt from barge and packed it in w ell along certain spots of the breakwater. At 1 : 30 p .m. we went on short patrol crui to Ni ck s canal and Hadley Flats canal. Observed quite a few Snowy Egrets & Louisiana Herons in that region. Used boat 11 Cbi ok" for tbi s trip. Returned to headCiua.rte?'s at 5 :00 p.m. Myrtle Warblers have been fairly common. Date ______ 6 th ___ ________________ Q1 ear---wi-th s-trong south wind. We left camp at 7': 45 a m., in boat llBlue Goose for crui S"e to Southwest Pass Mr.. LeBlanc ta.ken along. At Deadman s w e ob. served. all of &JO birds, about 500 being Snowy Egrets and 300 Louisiana Herons A beautiful sightl Saw sQne 500 nests there, with about 300 of those nests having one to fiVTe eggs. W e +ook forward to a good season there. } fi shin boats anchored in s W Pass t o s r 1 I l I ----_ ______________ Sp.ent-th.e morning at hea.dQa.&-rters Boxed up books s o)'( 1 Audubon House, cleaned the camps and a fer other small jobs. 'l. At 2:00 p m., left camp in "Whi Patrolle d through / Fearman Lake to the warden 1 s oamp on State refuge. Met the warden Y there and visited w1 th him for a while. Saw three Deer' du r i n g the return trip. Arrive d back at headquarters at 6!00 p m Date _____ S:th ___________________ 01oudy_. _____ Dewey left camp at S :OO a .m. for his week-end at Abbeville. Using 11 Olli ck" I made a patrol cTui s e to Bayou Tcm during the afternoon. Not much to report there. All running smoothly here. (Use additional she e t to avoid crowding) "Each warden sign or initial

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or gene ral area) ____ Irain.ey __ .SanctuaJ:S-------------------STATE ____ LOUisi-8.na. ________________________ INCLUSIVE D ATES _______ !,ta)! __ 9_th_ __ to __ J.5-th., ___ 19!t2 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ ____________ 9_1ftl.. _________ SundAy_. ___ olea.r and we.rm. During the morning, I took a twohour trip through the Belle Isle Bayou section, using "Chick." In late aftemoon, I ma.de a short p-atrol trip to B1 g Island Bayou, using same boat. Green Herons at Big Island. Rabbits are Quite plentiful here on the yard --at times as many as a dozm may be seen. Date _____________ JQt:h __________ Qloudy __ .and strong east wind. Dewey returned to headquarters at 10:3(> a .m., following his week-end at home Worked around oemp dUring the moming. We left here at l:OO p .m., in "Blue Goose". for patrol cruise to Southwest Pass. V1si ted the coast Guard camp on shore of Sanctuary. At Deaanan' s Island we saw about 100 more nests, malting a total of epproxim ately l;,00 n e s tS" there. All appears well at the Island. Date _____________ .l.l.th _________ .tn. __ the_.m.oming, Dewey repaired 011 punp and made some ad-justments to motor of "Whistler." At 1:30 p.m., we left cam p in_"Whistler.n went to Bayou Tom. Observed several small Alligators, many Green Herons,
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.. WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. raI ney sanotuary lou1 s i ana. SANCTUARY (or general area)-----------------------------------------------------------------ST ATE---------------------------------------------------INCL USIVE DATES ___ -"_I_? ___ ______ ?._g_ : _______ r.14 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled'; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date-------,-----------------------w-ent---t-e---south west pass. u si n g bT ue goose. sawabo u t a thousand b.rds there all ts-O k,. the isl'an d'. --------""' Date _______________ ILT-dewe.y-sp..en..t--n:IO-.S t Of day san dpap erii n g e fl oO.il" of hi scamp. p r eparatory to pain tng it. Date _______________ ? ________ one room of his camp i'n the mo rnin:r. during afternoon we took trip throug h the bayou toI!l region._ obserued a summer duck with ftfteen young. swimming in f earman lake. Date _______________ _____ de.wey ___ ..a:en.rt.'. entire day painting in his camp Date ______________ 2QJ ___________ .wen:t ___ to ..abbeuiil]e in the-morn-irr-g "to b:rtng mr. b::lanegarr. Each warden sign or initial here: _____ Date-------------------22-----------went--'to a:bb ei'l le. thus repont is-tyPe b.y my s-el:f' wi.;th little hard work looking up ward. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN1S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral are a )----Raney-----S8net-uary:-----------------------STATE JiO'\:lfsa:rra:------------------------INCLUSIVE D A T E S ___ _____ 2J __ tg ______ _!I_ NOTE : Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____________ .aJ---------Aitt-L-----D&iy-----in town Date __________ 2-4---------1u:.-.th.e-.mo.xr-ing back to camp. in the evening Lown more yard. ---Date __ .1.u w,y '-'
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) WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) .. ________________________ STATE __ INCL US IVE DATES __ 3-_Q ______ NOTE: Report weather conditio'ii.s; areas patrollelJ.; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting ,,,,...--Date. J ..,,X_..Y_ J_<,? morning in camp. ai ... ornoon went t9 Southwest pa sf! all i s O r at the :Ireland. '.r5 White Peli cans ov er the take. Date _________ J_:rr _________ F.aint __ .all __ day 1 n my camp. Date ____ M-ay---r:-------w-en-t---!n---tfte--mo rni 'ng C'Ote> Bayou-S1:::h oon er :S:ayou and Ollk B'ayou aLL O' k Ul3e dhi ck. pa1 nt in my ca mp. Date----2------------p.i.'n..t __ .in __ m.Y.: ___ and puttiy; 5 win door. r:coon on the ya.rd. Date _______ J-----------werrt--t-o---Southwest pass use the Blue G-'00 se, ALLthe biirds stiLL o. K. 4 man-O-war Birds. Date. Jl: .. ______________ .pi.nt--All--daYin my camp 11 e in the m orni. ng. Each warden sign or initial here: (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ____ STATE ____ INCL US IVE DATES ______ Ju,n_e __ :6 __ __ i_g_, ___ _________ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ .Jun.e __ .6_,_--l-9-!!'-}----------------Dewey returned to camp in the afternoon. (from D.M.s notes) Date _____ Ju_n_e __ ]_,_ __ 1_9-!fJ ________________ __ Dewey worked at camp in the morning and patrolled Tom Bayou in the "Whi stl er in the aft erno on. (from D.M. 's not es) Date _____ .June __ &.,. __ J..9Ji}-----------------Wbrked on the "Blue Goo sen ex:tiaust and in the afternoon went to Southwest Pass where the heron colony was doing well. Two uan-o -war-bi rdS and a deer were seen. (from D.M.'s notes) Date _____ .June __ i9_1 __________ ___ _____ M owed the lawn and worked in the big ca.mp. Mockingbird seen. D.M.' s notes) Date ______ June __ l_Q_, __ 19_!fJ _______________ I met Dewey in Abbeville about 10 AM. 1 e picked up some of my things at the P.O. and freight office, bought groceries and got to camp late in the aft erncx:>n. Date _____ ..Juna_J..l-,---l-9-Y:J _______________ De wey showed me around the camp and I got some of my thing s arranged. It rained yesterday and toc;lay. The ater tanks were low At 11 o'clock we left for Southwest Pass in the "Blue Goose" and visited the heronry on Deadman1 s Island. Eggs and young a1most re&dy to fly. 3 Frigates, 1 !Jlughing Cbll. Date _____ ..June---1-2.,---1-9-4}--------------Barn Owls hiss on the roof at might. Two deer at Belle Isle take. orchard Orioles nest seen a1ong Bayou. Dewey 1 eft for town in the morning / (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding}

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) __ __ ______ STATE ___ INCLUSIVE DATES _________ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______ Ju.ne __ 1J, ___ l.9-g:_J _______________ Much cool er last night. Dewey is in town. I went down the to see birds and more of the area. One King Rail seen. Started to check over the bird reoords. It will take some time to get them in hand. Date ______ __ 1!L ___ l9.!f J ________________ We went down to see the heron colony. All well and we should have a bumper crop. Date ______ June __ l.5+--1-9.!f_). _______________ I Got to see a lot more area to day. Bird's seen are noted in the Journal. Saw Pearson'd. Pod and went into Nick's lake and Hadley ponds by Pirogue, and then on down Chenier au tigre. Saw two male Painted Buntings but notice that Pear on doesn't list than for the area and find no mention of them in records here thou h the seem b br d. Date ______ June __ l. _, ___ 1g__ -:3.--------------Patrolled up Schooner Bayou, o:>le Bayou, and to the Schooner locks and then over to the Louisiana Fur camp where I got aqua1nted with those poople and more of the area. Date ______ June __ iz_,. __ 19_!f J _______________ A M went into town for IU ck Schexnayder (home of furlough), Got the rest of rey freight, ax press, mail, some supplies, and returned in PM. Rest of day at camp and I had an o:pportuni ty to <:pestion Ni ck about birds here. A:pparently there had been very little bird ob serving in summer, parti cuJ.arly of small land birds and little rork with these species at any time. Date ______ JiJ,n.e __ __ Th e three of us went to Chenier au ttgre. Pearson has listed Carolina Wren as "a winter bird" and I frund them comnnn. The Buntings were singing in their same territories. Have been looking carefully for material which I can use when I start painting. There is a ronderful source for backgrrunds here. n:ie ______ __ ___ l9_9:J _______________ Spent my things. Which Will most of the day unpacking and arrangtmg The painting paper was ruined in shi:Rnent delay me. Other art suPPli es okay. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g eneral area ) __ ___ _____ STATE INCLUSIVE D ATES ____ __ J_9!}J_ ____________ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______ ___ gQ_, ___ Spent most of the day sketching and checking over the bird reports here since 1924. Started a breakdown of records under species headings. Have been unable to find, on cursory examination, any record for Painted Bunting or carolina wren and I have found t hem common, or at 1 east regular at Chenier au tigre. Rain,. much needed after the last few hot days, kept us irtdoors. did some p,ainting in his camp and I did some cleaning in mine. the weekly report and wrote some 1 etters. Date _____ Dewey Made out went to neadman 1 s Island to check on the oo lony. The young are growing fast. Many no longer. take to the underbrush but stand in plain view like their parents. Two Amerio:LI]. Egrets and a Green Heron were present. Made s ev era1 sketch es "'of Snowy l!:gr et s Date _____ Jun.e. __ 2_)._,. __ 19_' ________________ Dewey worked on the WHISTLER engine which has been stuttering a little. I spent most of the day making layouts for pictures. Date _____ Jun_e ___ 2!f_, ___ J_9!f_} ________________ Dewey mowed the yard and I worked on the bird list. Date _____ ___ l_9_fJ ________________ We went to Bayou Tom and al 1 through that area. Many nesting Green Herons; the third large colony (for Greens) I8ve seen here. We washed CHICK and scraped the barnicles off her bottom. Date. ___ ___ l.9_43_ ________________ into town to get our supplies and mail. Met -L nch an ue.ai o.f the.Fish & Wildlife Service. Saw 4 deer abd one aau1 t 1 i ttl e blue on return/ (Us e additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or gen eral area) __ ___ _____ ST ATE ___ INCLUSIVE D A TES _______ _Jlln,_ e 2z ___ .J.uly J ___ l.-9.!t 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ ___________________________ Went to the Pass and the i s1and. One American Egret Heron (sp.?) seen there with the Snowys and Louisianas. fiyi.ng (i.e. young of this year). Two Black Terns. Date ____ Jun.e ___ 2$.th _______________ ___ ___ and an immature Ui ght Sor.ie Snowi es were Rain kept up indoor since yesterday evening. Dewey did some painting and I cleaned house, wrote the week's report and letters. .. Date ____ JU.ne..-2.9_th _______ __ ___ _______ ___ __ Dewey painted the chairs and table in his camp. I took CHI CK down to the Chenier to do a little birding and to gather background material for painting. I Painted Buntings at their regular station. Thou ght the woods a good place for Screech Owls so started calling and in 10 min. 3 owis were trilling with me...2 came up to investigate, one within 3 yards. (cont d. on reverse side) Date ____ ___ l)_th ___________________________ A north wind has the water very low. overcast sky and occastd> nBJ.. rain continues. Dewey and I went to Chenier on the mail boat. By standing on top we could get a good view over the marsh. Nothing worth noting seen. Date ____ Ju.1 Y--.J.st--------------------------Dewey painted back and side perches of this camp. e went to Nicks lake by pirogue. ee-cornered grass here qevastated by muskra.ts. Am anxious to know what replaces i t--sa1 t grass? 3 immature cowbirds on lawn. Severa1 Stilts at Pearson's Ponds. Both ;a.Ilinules at Nick' s Lake. 3 a11igaters over 5 '--one about $ in the canal. First Kingfisher seen. The Ibis again tonight. Date ___ Ju1y ___ 2nd _______________________ __ ____ !)Own to the h eronry again. Al 1 okay. Very few nests st i 11 with eggs. Very, year. crop of young probably n excess of 2QOO. Bay rough--$5 shrimp boats in because of storm warnings. 16 uan..a..war-birds, probably came in with the boats or perhaps for the same reason. Still haven t been able to check the terns closely eXcept ones specifically mentioned. The boat jiggles too much and they are gone by the time we stop. Date ____ ___ J,_ ___ l.9!f J __________________ __ Dewey went to town. I sketched a11 day. (Us e additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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June 29th continued: As I was getting supper Dewey yelled and I rushed out with the binocu1ars to see a la:irge flock of Ibiscome in to pear son s Pond. It was beginning to .get dark but I pulled rrry stuff off the stove and we went down full speed in the WHISTLER. Got a fine view of theni..about 25 were Glossy Ibis but 175 or more were White Ibis--in immature plumage, white rumps and underparts. we saw no aau1 t for sure but we saw a few flying white birds in the distance with Glossys which may have been Whites or Snowys.

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or gen eral area ___ ___ ___ STATE __ .L..O_UI_SIA.NA _____________________________ INCL US IVE DATES ____ .J..\1.1Y ___ !t __ ___ lQ_, ___ l9_!!_3.----------NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ ..;n..,.1.y ____ }7 __ :J._9_1=!:3 __________________ I went up to Schooner Bayou in dhi ck. Both GTeat and Little Blue Herons are more common. Date _____ __ 5_, ___ l_9-!f J __________________ Monday. Dewey came in early. The water contiID.leS to be very low. I made out the weeks report and wrote letters. Did layout sketches for a water col or of cali fornia Quail from drawings I made of the birds in and willows near Intracoastal City. Date _____ Ju]_y ___ 6_,_ __ J_91f 3 __________________ l 1Y birthday. We left early for the Pass. B.unper crop of herons this year, perhaps two thousand (minimum). Sawl5 Mottled Ducks. Swam ashore at the west end of :Harsh Is. to investigate the beach birds. walked about a qarter mile. Royal, caspian, Gull-billed, and Forster s Terns, Black Skimmers, Willet, Ruddy Turnstone, one White Pelican (\), Wilson's Pl.overs, 4o ossy ate _____ July_ __ l,---1-9.---3------------------the way heme we stopP ed. to fish in the bay_ caught 14 in less than half and hour so had a big dinner. Spent all day working on the bird list for the area.--now have a11 records up _:o _19..JQ QlJl'SSifi ed. Dewey mowed the lawn:-----... Date _____ Ju].y __ Cl ev el and Landry had an appendectony and the landing lawn got away .frcm him--and almost from us. A long hot job. I drove up to the woods about 4 miles north of the landing hoping to find Prothonotary arblers, and did. Also Painted Bunting8, White-eyed Vireos, Parula and Hooded Warblers, Barred Owls, Carolina Chickadees, and others. Not in the Ra.iney area however. on the Ju 04 way home we were comtng aown the intracoasta! cana1 Date_____ lY----9.+--l-:7---J-------------------wh enBA NG! the Wh is er h er ge d 1 o g. Th e boat shimmied a11 the w ay home. Tomoir.r:ow we check the damage. Propeller bent..-shaft fortunately okay About noon we went into town rather wafie till to get the prop reame9to 8-!ld to send the damaged prop for reoo_ n ,ditioning. -MY weekend but came back about noon. Dewey had the :in running order by even:ing. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral area) __ _______ STATE _____ __ A ___________ __ ___________ __ INCLUSIVE D ATES ____ ___ !l }._9_'-_ ________ NOTE : Repon weathe r conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _______ J..uly __ l1..th _________________ ___ __ patrolled to Deaaman s Island today. water still too low to go throug h the lakes. W'hi te Peli can sti 11 present near the colony and more Browns than I'd seen before (perhaps 50). A squa11 came up and our anchor kept dragging so we tied up to a shrimp boat. I got a oouple sketches of the storm. All the fan_o-wars were up inthe Bay. A smal'.l. flock of mossy Ibis over marsh island. Date _______ Jul.y __ l2.th _______________________ Had to get up before daylight to ay to "batten the hatches" for rain was coming down in sheets. Der y went in during a let up in the morning. He'll be back Fri day A .' Just after noon it started ahain and rained almost continuousely until about 9 PM. Ligptning struck very near once. Date _______ JuJ..Y___ 13-t.h_________________________ Hade out the weekly report and got my letters written for the nail boat toillOll'row Sketched in the afternoon. Date ______ Jul_y: __ il.th ________________________ Did the first painting of the Documenta.Jy Seri es today. Looks okay. Based on my sketch es and notes of the SQ.lall down at the island Sunday. Date ______ .J'IJl.Y __ l.,Sj;}]. _________________________ Did a seoond painting painting today from sketches in made in the Hell Hole area. Date ---Jul.y---1-6-th-------------------------Dewey came back today and we patrolled to the island in the afternoon. Saw an alligator better than 10 feet long in the Bay. All s well. Date. _____ Jyl.y ___ l7_1i_b _________________________ Dewey and I both cleaned our camps and I took a short sketching trip in CHICK. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area EX ___ ___ _____ STATE ____ L_01L!.SIA IA _____________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES JyJ..y __ _________ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ________________ .Jul.Y __ lS ____________________ Dewey went back into tovvn to ay. I didn't o much except get some letters ready for him. It is intolerably ot an not a breath of air stirring. This ought to bring rain, I hope Date. _______________ .Jb..l.Y_ 1_9-------------------It did, on and off all day. I worked on layouts for pictures. Date. ________________ Jhly ___ _2_Q ___________________ Tues. ent to t e sunset colors for one of uninsniring me iocrity. afternoon. Date. _______________ Jul.Y__ 21_ ___________________ Bay edge in Chi ck this ev ning to make not es on the paintings but the sun'sanl with rather ..'.:ade about a ozen cloucLsky sketches this Made out the weeks report and my letters ready for I'm going into town today rather than this weecend because of Dewey's vacation schedule. Date ________________ .J1lly ___ aot back to camr late this afternoon. Date. _______________ Jll.lY---23------------------Today the ebbing water level reached a new low. A t the Pass the reefs were up and we o::mldn' t get on the island to check nests as we hope to. Date. _______________ ___________________ went bir ing today but nothing ne unexpected. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) or

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York N. Y. SANCTUAR Y (or g e neral area) __ __ ____ STATE _____ INCL US IVE D A TES ..JUly ___ .2.5 ______ :;3.J__, __ l9_l _________ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date __________ Ju.1-Y--2-------------------------ade out tbe weekly report. Lizbt breeze al 1 day, very pleas ant. Spent tbe afternoon sketching inside. Water up again almost to normal. Date __________ ___ Very nasty eat er all day. Hi::b inds east to south with heavy s1anting rain or gusty sbomers. f."ater rising fast. Heard spette sanr p uers aroun c""np. V!ind even stronger toni;::ht. 'ade a dash aroun the yard but no thin:; b own over rut a lad er. Date __________ Ju.ly ___ 2_7 __________________________ Am sti 1 holed up. Radio reports storm warnings to tbe west. I '"'"uess e ,.,.ot the worst of it yesterday but the ind continues southeast to south anc the ater i as high tod y as it was low Friday. Our ni r on the canal is sulr.lerged. If this minr'l an rain continues tomorrom e 1 be noode 12 :an-O -wars at camp. Date ________ .Ju.].y ___ .23_ _____________ -----------' Birds skins and some paper I'd ordered cmne today. Did pencil drawin::; of the Hairy Woodpecker. ater going down. Date __________ July. ___ 2.9.------------------------Painted for 13 hours to ay, on y long -enough to grab a bite to eat. Did a snall test ainti::._f$ tr.en stretched paper an' di rl a large painting-. GIQSSY I BIS uv ER PEARSON PONDS. Date _________ To the i s1anc this A : Flocks of Ibis total i ng about 100. Lots of Pelicans an -:a:n_o_,>:Tars on the is andabout 30 of the lattEr aJ_l told. Blac Terns regular noCT, sa1 at least 12, a so 2 'SulL billed. Went on the islan to see if t ere ere any unhatche eggs. uone. Fev.r small young. Dea "bircs seen indicate only nor'1al nest mortality. Date. _________ J.ll]_y ___ JL-----------------------De ey ent in this A!.1 and wi 1 1 finish his vacation nerio Tues ay 1en he'll return vri t Starte an th 0 er nainti late torlay. (Us e additional sh ee t to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area )_.Rair...ey. __ ______ STATE __ L.o.uisi.ana.._ ______________ ______________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ .Augu.s.:t ___ 2., ___ :.t.o ___ ___ et,_ __ l 9 4 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ ___ ______ Dom Eckelberry spent the day at headquarters sketched all a.ay. Dewey and I spent the day in Abbeville, we went to a barbacue that evening. Date _____ T_u_e.a_day __ .AugJl. __ J..,. ___________ Eckelberry spent the day at headquarters, made out the weeks report and wrote lette1's and did a small test drawing. Dewey and I return from Abbeville in the afternoon, this is Deweys last of his vacation. Date ______ waan.es.day __ .... ______ The three of us spent the morning at headquarters. Left headcparters in the "Whistler" Patrolled north on Ve1'million bay west up Schooner -baycu to our line, then south up the new canal to Loui si ana Fur s headquarter s and visit with the boys th e1' e and down Belle Isl e bayou to our h eadquart er s Date _____ .Thur.B_dQ,_y.: _Aug_. ___ .... ________ All morning at headquarters, Dewey done a little work on the boat 11Whist1er11 Left headQua.rters the three of us at noon in the 11Blue goose" and patrol thru Belle Isle and Fearman lake, up to State headquarters talked to the wardens, from there we went Dea&nan s Island to look the Egrets over, seems to about all nying. Date ____ _F.r..Ld.a-..Aug... ___ ,6_.._ _____________ Left headQu.ar t e r s a11 three of us in the boat 11Blue Goose11 at 7 :OO A patrol north to Deep bayou east on the bay to Redfish point, we talk to fisher1:ian, we ourselves done about two hours of fishing. we return at camp at 11:00 A all aft er noon was spent at headctua rt er s on account of rain. Date _____ .... ___ J_. _________ Dewey an' "7'c e berry left headquarters at S :OO A in the be.at II ?bi to Ab'bevtlle= fSr tlle+tv-ee!Uend!! inthe ..... boat "Chick" patrol south to Chenier Au Tigre, spent most of the day at ur. Sagxeras,they were glad to see me back on the job. I returned at headQuarters at 6:00 A Date ____ Sund..Y-_..Aug.. ___ g ______________ Dewey and Eckelberry in Abbeville. I spent the day at headquarters. Mr. Lionel L eBlanc visit with me for a few hcurs, he was on his way to Abbeville. Two big Deers feeding near the Boathouse. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ____ R_a,in.ey __ STATE __ .LOlJi..sian.a._. ______________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ Au_gu_e_t. 3f___ t_Q ___ 15_, ___ 19 4 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date __ Dewey and Eckelberry return from Abbeville to headcru.arters at ll:OO A M I spent the morning in camp, -wrote letters and made out the week s report. we all three remained at headcru.arters a11 afternoou. Eckelberrymade some sketchs of the Amercan egret. D ewey worked on the n Whistler s 11 mot or Date ___ __ ____________ Dewey and I left headquarters in the "Ohick11 at 7:00 A north out of Deep bayou, then to Schooner and Oole bayo.i cut grass a.round the signs, we return at headquarters at 10:30 A lI The afternoon was spent at head quart rs on account of bad weather. .... Date __ __ .A..:u.g ... __ n_. _______ Dewey left headcru.arteTs at 7:00 A M in t e 110hick11 went rut the grass a.round t e signs on Tom bayou, he return at camp at 11:00 A tr Eckelberry rPmained at headquarters. Dewey and I went south to Oheni er Au Tigr e cut grass a.round the sma1 1 signs e return to camp at 4:00 P ..r. iate evening Dewey went to Abbeville on the mail boat. Date._.T.hu.r_s_da..y_.Aug_. ___ l.2 ... _________ Eckelberry and I spent all morning at hea4quarters, he made a some sketches. In the afternoon Eckelberry and I left hea ruarters in the11W'histler11 at 3:00 P .l!. went to Intracoastal City to meet Dewey we return at headquarters at 6 :1 5 that evening. Date __ ___ __ .1_} ... -------------The three of us spent a11 day at headquarters, we clean the boats and cleans spark plugs on the 11Blue Goose'! and the 1117nlist1er11 Don made sketches a11 day. Late in the afternoon we done a little fish.. ing near the boat ways Date __ __ .. Ll!f_ .. _________ Dewey left headndoff Date tr o 1 in the boat E:hi stl er _.;.,""!' or initial here: to Hell Hole, cut grass around signs there, on ___ c 4 this trip they done some fishing and return to f h ead Quart er s in t he aft er noo n I in Ab b ev i 11 e ---------------------------------------------------(Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ RfilD _.Y. __ __________________________ STATE __ J'.LQ _______________________ INCLUSIVE DATES __ Au.g.u.s.:t. 1 6_, ___ to Jm.g_. 2 2_,__ 194 3 NOTE: Repon weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ __ .l6 _____________ Dewey l eft hea d uaryeTs in the boa t 11Chick" at 7 : 00 A .!:. went in Hog bayo.i cut around S!1all signs, return at headqua.rt er s at 1 1 :00 A .1!. I return from Abbeville in t e afternoon. Eckelberry spent the day at h eadquarters makeing new sketches. Date ___ Tue.sclaY---Aug-o---l-7----------The three of us spent the day at headCluarters. made a drawing of t h e boa t 11Elue Goose11 Derrey an I put the "Tihistler11 on the marine ways, scrub and Scraped the hull t o be painted. Date ____ w..ean.eaday:._..Au.g.. ..1.S. ... _____ Dewey and I spent t e day at h eadcru.art er s working on the hull of the boat 11',Vhi st er" had remove one bad plank on the bottom. Eckelberr y spent the day at calnp Date ___ Thur.sda:y__ :ug. .. --1.9--------D e wey and I spent the da}t at headquarters, replace planking on the 11 ilhistl ern and paint eel the hull. Eckelberry oade a painting of a _Least bittern. Date ___ ..Aug ... __ _?Q _____________ Dewey and I S'")ent r:iost of t h e ay on the firiish the bull an put her off the ways. Eckelberry left in the boat 11 Chick11 went north to the bay to make a sketch of the mouth of Deep ba'j'Ou Date ____ ___ ____ ?._1_! ________ Dewey in Abbeville on his week -end. Don and I left head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. (or general a r e a) .Rainey 7llldl.. i .f.e __ .8_J n. c t u.ar.y.: ____ STATE __ .L.ou.i..;;.;.i.-.a..L.l.Q.+----------------------INCLUSIVE D ATES .s_ t ___ .2.3_. t_o ___ JJ.g_._29_, ___ l943 NOTE: Report wea ther conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ ___ A;_ .g,_ 2J. ____ ____ Eckelberry an I spent the morning at headQuarters. Dewey return from Abbeville ml.th repairs for the boat 11dhick11at11: 30 A .:... The three of us sent the afternoon at headQuarters, wind in the nort est tide is very low. Date _____ ... ___ 2..11 ... _________ Eckelberry went to Chenier Au Tigre for the day he used the 11dhic k11 Dewey and I spent all day at headQuarters, paintt>d the deck on the boat 11Whistler11 Eckelberry return at can1p at 6 :30 that evening. Date---W.edn.es.da.---Aug .. ---29.. ---Eckelberry return to Chenier :u Tigre for the day. Dewey and I cut grass and clf'lan up aro md t e marine ways in the morning. Dewey an I left head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NA TI ON AL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or gene ral area) Ra.in.eY.:---":1Lld.lif_e __ S.a.n.c.t.u..ar_y: _______ STATE_tz..ou.is --------------------------INCLUSIVE DATES __ .Au.gu.s_ t. ___ 3(l ___ t_Q ___ 5 19 4-3. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _______ Q ___ g,g.y __ mg, ___ .]:1_t __________ Eck ell.? er cy and I return from A bb evi 11 e to headQirar t er s at 11: 30 A Dewey Spent tl:le morning at headquarters cutting grass east of boathouse. John Lynch epent. the afternoon with us at headqiiarters, he came from Abbeville on his way to Chenier Au Tigre. Date. _____ Tu..es.da.y.:__ :ug._ ___ Dewey and I epent the day at headQirarters. Haul out the "Blue Goose" on the ways scrap and scrub the hull to be painted, rro.ove the drive shaft and propeller to be repair also. made new sketches all day. Date ______ nednesda.Y---aep-te-:lh.er-. l 19 lt 3 The Day was Spent at headquarters, unable to do any thing on account of an a1l day rain. Eckelberry made one painting. John Lynch return from Chenier :u tigre to Abbeville late in the evening. Date ______ .Thur_s.day __ _s.ep.t_. ___ 2..._ _____ Spent the morning cut ting grass no rt of the big camp and near the boat ways In the afternoon we started the painting on t e boat llBlue Goose11 but had to give it up on account of more rain. Saw the first Blue>-'."'inged tea.ls for this season on Belle Isle lake. Date _____ _D;_i..d.ay __ .S.t;>-t_. ___ J.._ __________ The day was epent at headquarters, Dewey mowed the yard in the morning and I put the fir st coat of paint on the six new chairs for the big camp. we spent the afternoon painting on the "Blue Goose11 Eckelberry made a painting of a arackel. Date. _____ .. y __ S _ep_t._._Ji0 ... ______ put the 11Blue Goose" off the ways Dewey left in the "Whistler11 at $:00 l!. vrent to Abbeville for his week..:.end Eckelberry and I ranain at hP.adqiiarters all day rain most of the afternoon. Saw 12 Blue-winged over Belle Isle lake. Date. _____ SllndaY.:--.S.ep-t .. ___ 9-------------Dewey spent t e day in bbeville. I left camp in the 11Chick11 went to P ear son pond and r etur n t o camp Eck el berry made more sketch es. Left headquarters in "Blue Goose" patro Schooner, oole bayou in the afternoon from tbere I went to Abbeville that night. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N Y. SANCTUA R Y (or general are a)_ __ __ _____ STATE-L.o.ui.s. ---------------------------INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ __ ___ _6 ___ t Q __ .$_ep_t__!__.l 2, 194 3. NOTE: Report w eathe r conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ___ ___ ___ (> ____ ________ Dewe y and I return from Abbevil e in the morning, seen on our wa: over Vermilion bay about 150 Blue-winged. In the afternoon I cut grass on the east side of Dewey's camp. Dewey done a little work on the 11 dhi ck" engine. Eck elb erry made sketches a11 day. Date ____ Tu.e.e.d.fJ._y: __ S.ep_t._. ___ 7... -------Dewey an I 1 eft. headQuart ers at 6 :00 A I in the "Blue Goose" patrol to southwest pass and oeadman' s Island, Egrets a.re all gone, seen about 50 Blue-winged teal in the pass, VTe return at camp at ll:OO A :1. The afternoon was epent at headquarters. The Kingbird are still ooranon at this time, a1so the Green heron. Date ___ ... __ g..a _____ Dewey spent th morning replacing the water pJugs in the jacket of 11Whist1P..r11 engine. Eckelberry made sQne painting. In the afternoon Eck el berry and I 1 eft in the 11 '\"thi stl er 11 went to Chenier Au Ti gr e seen on this patrol sorie 500 Blue.-WJ.nged flying very high and all going west, seen also one Duck hawk, we return at camp at 7:00 p L Date ____ Thur_s.d,ay __ .$.ep.t. .. 9 __________ We spent the day at headquarters. I replace the floor covering in the kitchen and made some repair on one of the door. Dewey work on the gas tank on the "Whistler". Eckelberry made some new sketches. SePn a11 through the day so':1e !too Blue-winged going over Belle Isle lake. Dewey went to Abbeville late this evening to see about his teeth. Date ___ ..F.rida.--.S.ep-t .. ---10... ---------Dewey return from Abbeville in the morning. Eckelberry and I spent the morning at head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY ( o r area __ ____ INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ s .:t_ };.)_.el.'. ___ l ). .t Q ___ s t ... __ 19' 1943 NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary area s or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations _, Date _________ ___ ___ J]_! _____ Eck el berry and I return from Abbeville to eadQuarters at 11 ;30 : De\vey t e "1orning vernis on t e boat 11Blue Goose" In the afternoon Dewey apply the first coat of paint on the boat 11Blue Goose11 Ecke berry ':lade is ast painting. Seen on Belle Isle lake 10 Blue-winged tea1s. Date _________ __ .S..ep_ t. .. J..!+_._ Eckelberry an I spent t e morning in camp pacing up is belonging. Dewey spent the l:norning ror ing on t e boat 11Blue Goose" In t e afternoon Dewey an I remove th.e old floor oovering in the living room and rep ace with the new oovering. Saw flying over elle I!:!l e iake 25 Blue-winged, $ Black duck, one Deer neax Boat ouse. Date _________ __ S _ep.:t_ .... __ 15 r spent t e morning rep ceing t e base board.a in the living room. Eckelberry Spent t e morning with his pacing. Dewey remove a bad side shield on the boat 11Blue Goose11 Eckelberry and I left head.. Quarters in the "Whistler" at 1:30 went to Abbeville, express his belonging to new Yor Dewey reoain at hea quarters. Date _________ .T.hur.s.day __ _s.ep.t ... ___ 1.6..... Eck el berry, Lion el L eBl anc and I, 1 eft bb evi 11 e at 7:45 A went to very Isl.and, talk with ur. Lc!lhenny, then took ::ckelberry to Hew Iberia to meet his train. Lionel and I return to A bbeVil e at noon. Hurricane on the way I 1 eft Abbeville in a ha.rd dl'i ving rain an wind northeast blowing about 25 mile per hour Rain and wind contiruedthru the night. Date _________ E';J;.i ay __ .S..ep.t_.lJ--------Hurricane oontirmous it now 7:00 A .u. wind is northeast and blo ing about 35 mile P.H. ti de is just about to oor.:ie over the break...,ater on t e east side of t e bi ouse, rain contirmous ail day. The time now is 5 :30 P ll and not muc change int e tide. We ave 22 Snow e 'Tet feeding along the r a ',7Elte:r nort o t e big house. 1 hn..o--:fclr bird fi'.; ting the storn over Belle Isle ake, a1so three Black Ski"m1er on the yard, abbit s a.re ai o e.r the ya.rd Date. ________ satur_ ay.--S.ep.t.-.---lS-.-7: 00 rain oo nt i nu oo.s thru th P ni gh t Th e wind is still northeast but not as strong, tide about same The birds still feeding a1ong the breakwater. lG:oo A !... wind dies down to about 15 .!. P H. but rain continuius thru the daY. 1:30 P !. Dewey left in the boat 11:'ihist1er11and went to Ab eville for hi s week-end. Date _________ Sunday __ .S...ep.t_. __ i9_.._______ g :OO storm is a11 ov sign r initial here: but still having rain, not r.IUch c ange in the tide and very little wind. T e birds are still .-. _,../.... useing the yard for a feeding gxound. I r ernain in cacp a11 day De ey is in Abbevi 1 e with his -----------------------------------------------------family. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY {or general ___ !Ii lQ.l.iJ e _______ STATE __ !,; i INCLUSIVE DATES._$ t ___ t ____ ept ... _-26, 194 3 -----------------------NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling? amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ ____ ?._Q_ ___________ I left the headquarters at g :OO with :r. Lionel LeBlanc in his boat an patrol oouth to Chenier Au the tide w ater i s still very high .but not to harm anyt i ng. A along t e canal we saw a.r ge numbers Egret and sQll e Green heron feeding. Devvey return from Abb evi le in the a ft erooon. The B lue-winged teal is D01'"" J T eT}T commo n on t'c a Sf'\uctuary. Date ___ Dewey and I spent the oorning at headquarter s looking up ignition trouble on the 11 Chick s Left the ca.r.ip at 1 : 30 P 11. in the boat 11Chick11 vrent an open the flume to ick' s ake and the one to Had ey nats, e seen on this trip about j:)O Blue-winged and 25 B lack ducks. The Egrets are sti cor.nuon a1ong the Ct:lna1 bnnks, we retunn ... at eadCll.lart er s at 5: 45 P 1 Date ___ :J_ ed.neS.da}.T.--_gp.t ... -22 ... ---De ey an I sp n t a 1 ay at q_iarters applying t e S8cond coat of paint on t e oat up, ue Goose" I also 'V8.S eel sori e c otres and clean my CS1:1p. Saw comeing over Be 1 e Is e 1a e about one t ousand B u&-winged. tea.ls, those bir s nas yi.ng VPr y i,.... fron the est an going east. Two nice Deer on the lake near t e boRthouse. Date Thur.S.da}r..aep1i. .. 2.J .. -----$ :OO A I eft eadauart er s in the boat "fhi st 11 patr0 up Be e I s e b you to Louisiana Furs an visit wit t e boys t ere, return thr u the new Humb e Oi l canal to Schooner bayou an ound to Deep bayou to headqu"lrter s s en on t i e trip about 50 Snowy egret feeding along t e c na In t e aft e.rnoon De"eY patr o in the bo t 11 ic 11 up T o Bayou Date__ '..rid.a.}L.aep t .... --2--.... ------------D e'l"' e y -=i.nr I l'ft 08 011 r s at $ :oo A u in boat II Chi ck" patrol nort to Deep ou an eBs t on VP r i ion b y, rep "ce one sr.i si!2'Il along the bay shore, e t n ,.....ent t r u Fear-n n l a e t o the State war en ea qi ters an talk to t e 1-ar ens t e re, vr<" return at canp at noon. w e saq on t is trip a t 25 Elue..wing"" on err.i... ilion nay. Date Bat.ur.Qay ___ Left the h ea.dquart er s at 7 : 00 A in the 11rblist er11 De e an I went to Abbev ille, Dewey had to be in to to see about his teeth, he return back at h0adC!U1-'lrters that evening. I renain in A beville, it eek-end off. On to Intracoast a l Cit we saw about 300 Blue.. winged teal ,and aJO Snowy egret f eedi i n the rice field on t11e r;-ay to Abbevi e Date.. und ___ S..ep.t ..... -2. ..-----------I spent the a at m y fat er in Erath, return to Abbeville that evenin Dewe spent the day at headquarters rt th his fa.ail.Y (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each 2'n or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenii.e, New York N. Y. SANCTUAR Y (or g eneral area) ___ ___ ________ STATE __ L..Q1J.j._ .1-'1Il11.r ______________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ S. .:t_ _e_;r ___ 2.7-_,_ j;_ g ____ Qt._Q];;>_er 3, 19 1 3. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _________ : __ Q d,9._ __S B __ i; __ '!, ___ ZI-'----I return fro1 bbevil e to Had 1'lrt,,,,rs at 1 :OO A .... on my -.ay back from Intracoast!tl city ,on -r er '1i ion b;:i.y I sa about 3':0 ....,lue-.,...inr:, d a ong Deep bayou eoutl. up to c lp I notice t e s are 0ti co 10n. In the aftPrnoon De ey an I pc ro sout in ain tr.en east to Hadl PY cPnr.i t'lien to Goose pond on ".le e Is r ri ge, saw lGo 4o Snory e<;ret, Green 2 Least bittern. Date __________ T.u.e.s.d2_ ___ .ep.t_. ___ 2.ll_t_ Dewe .. nr I rr ent t'r ..., j-: t ,.., n c 11 r c--r s, e >10' f'c t e -arc, cl e n the bo<:>t s c r.ine;e son e i gnition v:ir es on t e 11 Chick's enc,ine" 0ay v;e seen t e first intai s for this se s co '1i n e in fast. Date __________ !:.e E.J! -.Y---S-.,_ t_ .... De "'eY anc 1 Aft i:>a C)Hlr er s at 6 : 5 ......... in tr..0 boat 11:? ueGoo se11 pr..tro -t,..,ro 1_;. e Is e and i:ike rut east on Vern"lion ,)c to Sou E"St pr SS a.. r1 D e clraan s I 8 anr tc: r-.:_ t t "' Q:>r st Guar nr n, ue seen VPry fe Sno-ry egrets, an 50 :S ue-'""'1.nf.ied rn urn at 'Pac at :OO A. the ti 1e is "'till vrry .ig I l"'ft hra C!l c..rt"'rC" at 7:30 A .. : int e 11Chick11 ....,,.t=mt tlu'ou t e earson pond, seen t ere 1 intai s an 30 Blue-v;in::;e ten up to :Iick's a.e no 1c1 s return at c !':lp at 11:15 A .:. Int P a+'t'3J.'roon Demey 1 ft in t e 1114iist P.r" patro up to Eel :1ole, he reJorts no cks in that' area. Date _________ .Er.i..day __ .oc.t a __ ___ 19 4 3 De e an I sn Ant al day at ea quar t0.r s on acco1m t of b'"l d ,,..eatJ. er an strong east mnd, the tide is with...in four inches to conP over the br eak'l"'a te.r on t e east si e of i:1['in c8r.ip. een f ying ovE>.r Bel e Is e l 'l1re so 1 600 r1ue-wingt=> S ... i ntai s :,:r. Lionel LP.blf'nc stop an vi it with us, he as on ay to Cheni r Au Ti e __ .O_Q,t_ __ __ De ey an I left headquarters in the 11Vfhistle.r11 at 6:30 A. _t. wen t to Abbevi e I picked the Bills a.nd .1ail to Benjanin, I rAturn at headqu_arters int e a.ftPrnoon. D vre in to1P!l for its his i"'eekend off. ;i:r. Lione Leblanc on is '""ay fro n Cheni p_r Au in: e to bb evi e stop at late that evt=>n n Date __________ Sunday. __ Q.c.t ..... ___ J..__________ 1 e t h a CtH'X F'>r s in th E h d 11';ihistler11 at 9 :OO patrol Chenier u ac war en si bTi3Tet, vis t :.r .tuSagT erta an tJ. te QJtastt c;uar ---W oys ere, I re rn a er> p la e a eveni 71g The. ue-;rl n::;l">d ar 0 v 0r y CO; inon at Ch 0ni er' al ---------------------------------------------------.So t e Snor1; egr et s (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York N. Y. SANCTUAR Y (or g e neral area) __ .RJ!.in.ey ____ ______ STATE-L.o.uiSiLD.L .... ___ ____ ____ _______ INCLUSIVE D ATES __ -0.c-t.o. @J: ___ tl,.,.---t0---0-Ct----lO-,-l Q 43 NOTE: Repon wea ther conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ ..... Q.IldQ..y __ .Qc.:t_.._ __ ]O_ .. ________ I eft head arters at 7 :00 A l{. in the 11'1bist1er11 patrol to our est line up Schooner b<-you on section 11, trere I T'Tent to our 1 anding at Intra coasta l city mE't D"e'M'ey and took on so 1 e gas and 0 r eturn at h<==>" arters c t noon. In thE> e 'V"ent to Belle Isle ridge on the look-out for Geese r.iigration, but no GE'ese yet. Date ________ .T_U_tU:l.d'!y __ _Q_ut_. ___ 5_. ________ The r;.10rning as SD<=>nt at hf'ad PE'arson "Pond three Deers, anr1 in the .,,1 about 75 9 Pintails, 12 "31 & ck ducks. Date _________ 1. .adn_e_s.._ _.__6_._ ___ De ey and I left thP head uartf'rs in the 11-whistler" et g :00 patrol throug h Belle Isle anc1 Fearrnan lake up thP head of Tom bayou, \"e a1 so visit the a r ens at State camp, "l""E' see n on this trip 140 Blueinged,5Pintails,and to Deers, 0 huve also replace one sCTall sign, rF>turn at b -,ad artE'rs at noon. Date ________ ..Thur_.ac a.y ___ Q_ct----1------The r.10r11.ing 'e snent at he(l.dQnartP.rs, p i n tPd the tou on the> bo't 11BlueGoose11, in thP aft"rnoon I ent p B i g Is12na b' you to e> old dArJ, seen 25 Blue-ringed, two Green heron, one Least bittern egret, one eer De1 ey cli:-<:. n up on tr"' ya r e: and the feed-house. Date ________ ___ Q_ct_. ___ g_.____________ The fir st 7 S caup for the 1g43 seci son seen on Belle Isle lake. I eft headcuartprs in the 11Chick11 at S :OO patrol north frou thF> ca:".lp anr'l up t h0 nor th canal anri replace one sr1a11 sig n on the ay, return at heac art0rs at 11:00 I n the Aft13r ne1 ey patrol in the 117"hist1er11 up Hf'>ll Hole and in Hog bayou, I rote to Lt. Henry par"ker Date _________ _____ Q _Qt.__! ___ 9_, ___ I lP""t headC" ucirtP r s in the 11 histler11 and :-rent to bbe>ville for r1y eek-end. De ey r e:i:iain at h rad.ue,rt "'rs all day, :r Lionel LeBl?nc stop and visit D e.,.ey he was on hie ay to Chenier Au Ti e. "'7hile I as b beville I shon around for sone red rice but the price is still v ery high, thiilk I can do better later on. Date _________ Sun.da.Y.--O.ct----1-6. .. --------I spent th"' day in b bevi 1 De ey patrol in th0 11 Chick" up Ton bayou he replac e two sna11 sign aJ..ong the b..,yoo. and se 150 Pintails, 50 Blueinged, so::1e B l ack, and Yello -cro ed night heron, he a1so t alked to SODA Of the State (Use additional shee t to avoid crowding) e or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ R_ain.e_y: __ Wil_ dLif_e __ .Ban.ct11ar -----STATE-t.ou.itti..ana---------------------------INCLUSIVE DATES __ .Q..c.t.ob_er __ __ j;_ Q __ .Q..c.t_ ... __ 1:r, 194 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ __ __ Q_9_'t __ ___ ll _______________ I return from bbE>Ville ith CJ.eve1and Landry to hE'lp cleaning out the soa11 cana1s on the nar sh. In the afternoon the three of us started to cl0an out thP Hacrtey canal, in those 'l-"1e seen 125 Pintails, 500 Blue-winged teals, 75 Florida ducksJ. seen also the first tvro Coots for this season, 35 F'lorida Gallinule, C:!6 Sno y egrets. Date ____ Tu.eada.}LQ_ct_._ __ 12 ____________ Left headquart<=>rs the three of us at 7 : 00 A in the 11 histler" and continue the c eG..ning out job in the Hacrtey flats. Seen for today 200 Pintails, 1000 Blue-inged, and three O:>ots, one teast bittern, and One Green heron. On the may b < ck to h ead art<=>rs seen near the Pearson pond t o Deers. Date ____ ., -edn.es.day ___ Q.ct---1-}------Cleveland Landry, De ey and I, left headcarters in the "Whist1e.r" at 6 : 30 A contunue in the Flats but h a d to return at headruarters at 9 :30 A on account of rain. The tl!hee of us Spent the afternoon in camp on account of bad reather. ___ Busy all day in the Hadley Flats. Seen in those n ats 15 Fulvous tree-ducks, 1200 Blue.. winged, 200 Coots, 50 Florida blacks, so me Sno\ITY egx e t and sot1e Lo1lisiana herons, t o American bittern and one Least bettern. uear headquart,,...rs seen three ff arsh ha?'k, 2 Sparrow hawk also SOr!!.e Flick er and Phoebe on. the yard. ___ Q.c_t _._ __ l5 _____________ Continued the grass cutting in tbe Hadley Flats thro gh the d y Seen the first four Wilson snipe for this season near the Pearson pond, alos about 125 Pintails. The icks numbers about the saoe a11throug h tha t area. Date. _____ .... _.J..6 .... ______ Cleveland Landry, De\"eY and I, 1 eft headquarters in the "Blue Goose" at 6 :()0 en t to Abbeville, talk rrith T A b Landry about the rice, (Duck feed) talk a1so with r J A. Su.rnmers of Abbeville found the price to high, so I wired I r Baker at J Y. office. De ey rer:iain in bbeville for his eekend off, I return at headquarters in the afternoon. Date ______ Sund.ay __ .o.c.t. .... l.J------------I Spent all day in caz:tp, E h d t z h th t d 1 t th d Th d ik ac sig or ini ia ere: e i e i s very o 1..U.l e o nor n e u c are scarce on Be le Isle lake, we have but o; s d s d e g;i d ----------------------------------------= -___ v___ I De ey sp e:it the day in bb evill e (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) -------------------------------------------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York N. Y. S ANCTUARY (or g eneral area) ___ ___ ___ STATE_.L.Q:tli __ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ Q _ct.o.b_e;r lS ___ tQ Q c t_. ___ z!t._*" 1r43 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ________ __ J. ____________ I left Headquarters in thE" 11Blue Goose11 at S :OO A ent to Intra_ coastal City, met De ey and f' return to camp at 11:15 A u in the aft e,rnoon Dewey and I patrol sou th to Chetl.i er Au Ti gr e in 11 Chi ckll seen on this trip 500 Blue-winged, 30 Florida ducks, g Wilson snipes, 2 Deers. e had supper at rinus LeB1anc before returning to camp that evenin Date ______ Tue..s.aay __ Q_ct_._ __ Dewey and I left hPadCfuarte.rs in the 11 m:i1st1f'r11 ent and finished the cleaning out job in the idgeon ponds, the Blue-winged and the Coots a.re still abundant throughout those ponds, seen a1so two J)Ucb hamks, one Deer on the ay bfa ck to camp. Date _______ VLe.dne.s_@_y.: __ Q _ct_. 2Q ____ Left H?.ad.artArs at noon i n the 11miist1er11 patrol south to Chenier u TigTe, .,.a k east on the beach anrJ.. seen the first three s ma11 nook of Blue geese for thf' 1943 season. e talk with the Sagrera on the Island, al so talk ri th the Coast Guards. On the ay back to camp stop at the Teal pond and seen 400 Blue-winged,150 Coots. Date _______ Thur_S_day: Q..c..t. .. __ 21------Dewey patrol from 7 : 30 A L to 11: 30 in thP. 11Chick11 repla c e two small sign on Vermilion bay, he a1so ent to our west line section 11, on Schooner bayou. I n the aftf>rnoon he and I patrol up Too bayou, rep1ae e one s mal l sign on ile b a you The V'Tildlife is v0ry s carce in that area. r r Lionel Letnanc stop at h<>adqiar ters, he as on his 'l.""ay to ChenieJ: Date _______ F_:ri_d(!y __ .Q.c.t __ .. ___ 22 ____________ De ey an1 I 1 eft h eadast bittern, e return at headcmarters at ll:lu3 A !L I n thA aft e r noon WE> nu shed up to N i ck s lake, seen .there about 1500 Blue-Y'inged, 200 Coot, 500 Shovelers, the natural feed looks fair in tha t 1ake this year. Date ______ .Sa.tur-d.a-y--e-et-..---2-3-------I left h0adc.uarters in the boat 11Wb.istler11 at 7 :?/J A J:. and went to bbevill e For my eek-end. De1.,,,.ey remain at headcuart er s a11 day he clean and repaint cook stove in his car11p, he seen 00;1e ove r Belle Isle lake 35 Blue geese. Date _______ Sund.a--0C-t. .... _____ ___________ ___ I spent the d a y in bbeville 1'Vith friends. De ey r enain at h eadC11.lar ter s all r:1or ning, in the afternoon he patrol north out of Deep bayou nd east _on V errn.ilion bay. (Use additional sh eet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN1S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral area) !.Yil_dli_f .e ___ S.n.c.t.uax y ____ ST IN CL USIVE D ATES O ___ _:ltQ ___ Q _Qt.! Jl_,._ 1 q43 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per s ons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ___ ___ Q_c.t._1 ___ 25--------------De ey met me in bbeville at $ :00 A .:. We left the Ford truc k to have sor.le rork done to it. left Abbeville at 10: 30 that morning in Dewey s car and arrived at headcuarters at 11:30 with su ply. I n the aftexnoon Dewey anr I, left canp in the 11C'nic k11 ,...,ent and started cleaning out the canal to !rick' s lake. Date ____ '}.1:i.,:t__e_E}_Q_g._y __ and I Spent nost of the day in the canal to N i c k s lake. Seen a flight of 15 Canada geese fly ov0r the marsh, they are the first seen this season. lfe have also seen the first flight of :.:a11ard. On the yard at headquarters seen one Western robin. u r L ionel LeB1 anc and Oto Dyson car_le out from Abbeville and tide up at headrs, he don-e a little ':'"Qrk on the boats. I clean r.1y house rui.rl -rasbed so '1e c othe. t 1 :60 P }.:. De"l"ley left car1p in the 11Tuistier11 and to bbeville on some bus... iness of his o"l"'1Il. Ileft headC artPrs in the 11Chic-11 at 1 :30 A ._:. -vent set S0'1ie fire a1ongBelle Isle Lake. Date ___ _s.g,_tu.r...day __ .Q_ct_. __ J.Q __________ In the morning I left headc.;uarters in the 11dhick11 ,,..,.ent through l.ic k s lake, those are the birds I seen in that area, 2000 Blue-dnged, 150 Shovellers, 25 ... ai1ar s 100 Gad1'Ta11, 500 Coots, t o Least bitterns, 75 Florida gallirmle. In the afternoon I patrol north on Deep bayou and set so!".ie fires but it -rant burn. Deu-ey spent the day in Abbev i lle. Date ______ 61J._JJ.d.S\Y ___ Q_c_t __ .._ 31 _____ I. __ Sp en t the nor ni n g at head rua. rters, Ted 01niel stop and 1'Jaid "1e visit, he v:ras on his ay to Chenier u Ti gr e In the afternoo n I patrol in the 11 Chi ck11 north to Deep b&you, set fir es as I ent ai ong on de up to the bay. De ey spent tne day in Abbeville. (Us e additional she e t to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUAR Y (or g e neral area ___ __ ___ INCLUSIVE D A T ES ___ __ _! ___ ___ 7 1g4 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil o r parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with i n sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ___ __ ______________ I eft h0adC11.1art0rs in thP 11Chick11 at 7:30 A i:ITent throug h :ick1s lake, tnn t hose arE> thr-> birds seen there at this time isoo Cbots, 2000 Blue-winged teals, 200 Shovelers, 200 P intails, 25 Sno y egrets, 12 Louisiana herons, 25 Pi ed-bi11 ed grebe, 60 Florida gallinul es, tro Ar:ie r i cn bitterns, I return a t h0adquart,..,rs at 11:00 A r Derey retun from bbevi11 e at noon. Date ___ IoY_ ..... ___ z_-t-------------Dewey and I lPft headquart0rs ''Vi th barge and 11 Vbist1Pr11 at 7:30 A :r ent to Intracoastal City and loaded our stove wood anr1 return at headquar t0r s a t 3 :15 p !... Th re are a f evr canvasback flying over Belle Isle lake. Date ___ .... oy_.._ __ 3_*" ________ S :OO A Devrey patrol in the 11Vlhist1er11 south to ChenieI Au Tigre, he ,,,.,ith r Sagrera, ...:r Sagrera reoort no geese on the sanctuary east of the Is and, but on tr e rest end on the track there are a good many thousand feeding trPre near Fresh.ater bayou, Dewey r ?turn at hP'"' druar t ors at noon. Date ___ .T.hUJ'.'.B.day: __ !.ov:_. __ Jt,----------Det'"eY and I epent t "rf' 10rning at beadQuarters. In the afternoon w e ent north to the mouth of Deeo bayou, walk through the narsh and set fire on section 19 & 29, along the bay shore there are about 450 geese on section 29 we return at headquarters late that evening. Still no ducks on Belle Isle l<-ke Date ___ FX_Lday:__ _QV.._. __ 5_, ________________ DeiC1'ey ( nr1 I spent thP norning at head arters, he ScI'Clped the paint off the engine on the boat 111lhist1er11 In the afte,rnoon rp T.'Tent on thP T;'.lal' sh nor th of Belle Isle 1 alning I rent to .abqevi 1 e r at head art er s Date ___ ___ 6_,. ___________ I sn en t t h p Vllorning in "bbavi le with John Lynch h el."O ing e to fill out the forn so tr!lt I ce riay at hAadCi'Ual'tPrs paintf'd thr-o engin"" in the 11\.histler" Date ____ S:\m._d?.:-.Y_J_:o_y _! ___ ]+--------------Spent the nor ni ng in ca.r.lp the ea t h er mas bad a11 day. I 1 eft hea d
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ R.a.i_n_e.'Y___ :ri l _cILi_ f e ___ S _an_ u t.us'?J'_ y _____ STATE_L!) _ui. s. i.an INCLUSIVE DATES __ ___ _s ___ };_ Q ___ !:QY ___ .l._1_,__ 194 3 .... ___________________________ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______ __ ;_IQy __ ____ I r eturn frcx1 bbeville a t hea cJuarters at noon, the ,ra_tE"..r is very lo strong northwest T1Tind ancl a bit oold. De ey and I spent the afternoon in caap due to lovr '7e have about 100 2;1ixed duc1cs on Belle Isle lake. On ny .-ay fror.1 to Isa on bay about 1000 Blue-winged teals. Date ______ .T_u_es __ .:ro.v_ ..... ___ _________ On acoount of lo Trater unable to get ny of the boats out of boathouse De..,Py and I spF;nt the .10rning a t h0ad" Seen over Belle Isle ia-::e lW canada ancl 3 Dee.rs. I n the afternoon we l eft c "'op i n the 11Chick11 Ant through iake, seen about 3500 Ji:>:e d cJ:uc' ( s in the Teal uond, are sone 1500 ':1ixed ducks. De':"eY ra1k t h rm1nb fIQ"1 .. i q k l S 1 RJrp. t a bP.pCJC 11artorg p e t in,..,. fjre a s ho '":-@Ut a}oug, Date _____ Tln.lr!;L J.l.,. _____ De ey soent th0 dry a t hec..dc, art:.rs he c.."11 .nge a gas et and clf'a n and repaint the engine on b o a t 11.Jlue Goose11 In the uorning I patrol in the 11 Chi ck11 south to Chenier 'u 'Ei gx e seen flying over t r 0 Gul f going east about 4500 Geese, on t,..,P back I ''"ent the 1'.'edgeon ponds, there a r e 800 r.1ixed ducks, and 300 OJots in thPt area. In the I burn section 11, 14, on ction 13. The ducks on Belle I s l e lake about t1H' sa e tnda.y De1,.,ey is in_ bbeville. Dt Sunday_ lTov. 14 $ ;30 ::. I patrol in t11fhistle 11 a e ________ south-1 Ti gr e th en k ea st' on b e c-lach warden sgn or initial here: seen 500 Geese flying over r.1arsh. In the Teal .. ponds 300 Buleinged 100 --1ixed ducks. In Bell I s 1 e 1 ak e 500 canvasba ck 20 0 : a l lar d 3 00 S ca p ;------------------------------------------------------I 1 eft head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ______ ain_e.y __ Tii1 _c1li_f_e ___ S n c t _u.ar_y_ ____ STATE_,.Lo_i_1isi? a,_ _____________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ______ ___ __ 2 1 1')4 3. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ __ :JQ.Y_! ___ l -------------L eft headquarters i n thP, 11V!'.o.istler11 at 7 :30 :_. went to .. let De ey, 1-e return at hf: adquart er s a t 2 :OO P :: \7e s u ent the rest o f th ft er noon i n c arip The ti de i s v0ry lo v am1 tr ere are a strong "'inrl fro::-1 the north est The ducks on Bel le Isle la_l{e are about the sane in nunb ers. Date. ___ Tu.e_s_d.a:y: __ :,-:o_y_, ___ l.6 ____________ De ey and I spent the norning a t headquarters, ,,. .. e scraped anrl painted the Skiff and one DJ.ck boa t In the aftP,rnoon 1-as able to g o t hrough the lake a-, rl u n 3 i g Isl and bayou, th Pre we set fires on s ection 6 5 On th'' State efuge near Fear .. an l!l-::e scne 5000 Geese feeding. On the p_ iney north of the Coot lake, about 4ooo geese feeding on se- C) Date ___ __ :.;_o1l_.._ __ l7-------De ey n.nd S'OP.nt t i,0 iornL1g .:=d h"'nclc11artPrs painted the S1-:iff a.nd DJ.c k boat botto:.1B --ith c ou-J0r nri:1t The du cks on Isle la1:e tod2y a;re 300 Canvasback, 100 :iintail, 200 ScauJ? and about 150 oth-.r ducks uixe d In the afte,rnoon Derey nrl I ,.,,,n t to nbl:>eville, that evening I t a k to _r Ba __ er on t e enhone, De ey and I SDen t t l''"' ni;: t in 'bbeville. Date. ___ Thur_s.d.a.:y __ .:,:o:v_ ... __ J. --------D P ey and I SDent the :1orning i n bbeville, De17ey seen his son off for the I ,.,.ent to Iberia to neet _,aker, then b'-ck to bbeville an-1 fron t here return at t h0 Rainey head(uartr:rs th2t evening. The &lcks are thP s e i n nu::Jbers on '-elle Isle lake. r Lionel LeI31anc had lunch ri t.h us at canp that evening. Date ___ .Eri.d.ay __ __ ___ l-9--------------De,..,.ey and I, t o o k r Ba1,cer an,.l narty throu"h :3elle Isle and F"'aran lake to set> th0 du c }:s and Ger>se tbe north to Chenier Au up to : 1icks lt.ke and up thr fedceonnonds 'Dha t aft0rnoon ic=.te I too\I: _:r Bak er and nfl rty t 0 :e,ro er ia ancl n vr=>r y Island to Vi 8i t 1--:i_ th r :red ::clLhenny, I return to Abbeville thn t ni:;ht. Date. ___ S_r;: .tur_.d.ci.y.: __ lioy __ ___ 20 __________ De17"eY snent th"' uorning at he<:clCl\J.e>.rtr.:rs. I soent the day in .ti.bbeville nth ny brother. In the norning I received a --ire from __ rs.Ry .urphy stateing she ""'0Uld be in b.:ievil le that e v0ning. In t e aft De1.,.ey i-ent ov0r to_"!'. Lione l LeBlanc anl visit 177ith the tranpe.rs a e ____ Su.n.r1a;y __ ..:;o.v.. ... ___ 2l------------! r s Ray -urn hy : : r Fr an_l.{ Each warden sign or initial here: J 'uckenstvri:.1 and I, lF>ft bbo.ville a t 9 :30 A ;:::;' 0rriv e at r'")Ldct.rn.rtPrs a.t 11:00 A .:'. I n the aft. ernoon 1'7e too-:: t ,P ne.rty in s la!<:e an-l the 7----,_. 1iedgeon ponds, return a t canp lLte that aftc-rnoo ------------------------------------------------------The narty snent thP nid1t Et hPadC:uHrters (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y SANCTUARY (or general area j3,_g._in_ery ___ Nj,_]._{:ni_t:_e ___ STATE __ L.o_uis.i.Q-..na._ ___________________________ INCLUSIVE D ATES___ oY....e:i _e.r_22-t___ t_.Q ___ __ QY __ .. ___ 2$, 1 9 43 NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per s ons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date_____ _mL. ___ 22.7 __ o.n.daY-----------8 :30 u Dewey took l'rs. ::urphy and":r. :uckenstwrm through the canal north to Deep bayou then east on v e r milion bay on section 29 h ere the geese -are fe0ding, they also co m e thru Fea rnan lake to see the ducks. I 1 eft headauart e r s i th rs. &. ::r .. uci-< enstw.rm at 10: 30 I.!. took tha-_1 back to Abbeville. De"leY reuain in camp. Date _____ Tue.s_a.ay ___ !Jo.1.r_ ... __ 297 _________ I net Lt. Henry Parker at thP Bus statio-n at 9 :45 : in Abbeville, e arrived at headQuarters at 11:00 A j_T. In the afte.rnoon e took Lt. Parker to see the ducks in the Teal pond and a1so t hrough ... iic k s 1 _e, the ducks in those area rrui:ibers about 4500. Date _____ ,J-edn1?-sda -Y---.. J.O."U'.-... --2.1*...,.---Dewey and Lt. parker, 1 eft h ea.dse feeding there, on the Rainey are still 4500 geese on s ection 2 9 I n the afternoon Devrey and I, tO;)k Lt. parker to Chenier u Tif,'Te, a1k east through the oods, e r eturn at ca-1P at 5 : 1 5 P .I. Date _____ Thur_s_.a.a.y ___ !mr.. ... __ 29_, _______ Lt. park""x and I, left l:iF>adc;uartArs in the "Whist1P.l'11 at 10:30 A .!'. h a d dinne.r in bbeville, t h0n took hin to re...Iberia to catch the afternoon train, I snent tbe nic;ht in bbeville. De ey re1J.ain at head.quartPrs, in the afternoon he patrol in the 11Chick" up Tom bayou, he replace one s:Jall sign on section 16 (School i and) Date ____ .F.rida.-.!.:01r_ .... __ 26_,_ ___________ I 1{5ft Abbeville at 11: 0 0 and arrived a h"'adqi.1art0rs at 12: 30 P In thP norning De e y patrol on Schooner bayou, he a1so T-a1k on section 13 s etting fire as hf" TTF>nt -long. I n thA afte.rnoon D e -ey and I, done sor.1e ...,ork o n the old boat t ate i n th"" afternoon Dewey T en t to bbeville for thP. T"'eek-end, I reuain at The ducks are still a bout the sane in rnr1bers on Belle Isle 1&.kf>. Date ____ _s.atur_clli y__ r Q1l:_.._ __ 21-,------Dewey is in 1bb1=>ville for his eek-end. I l eft the cc.-np in the "Chick" patrol through Belle Isle anr l Fearnan lake, talk i th sone of the trap_ person thQ State Refuge, south of State hPad
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e neral area) ___ __ STATE ___ .L_ouisiana. ... ________________________ INCLUSIVE D A T ES ___ o.v.:Bm.b.el' ___ 29 ___ t.Q n.ace::ili.er 5 194 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; and names .of boats :i;n-et with; of per sons met with i n sanc tuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happemngs; any disturbance of birds or other estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ____ __ ___ I Spent all day in c amp ith abad chest cold. Dewey return from bbeville at noon. rr. Lionel LeBlanc stop and visit at headquarte:ss. I n the afternoon Dewey patrol in the boat 11dhickn up Big Island bayou, he walk along the State Refuge line. Those are the ducks on Belle Isle lake, 4oo Canvasback, 200 Scaup, 200 Iallard, 150 mixed ducks. Date _____ Tu.es.day.: __ 1 .o.v.:_._ __ ;,)Q. ___________ 10:00 i.:. Dewey and I, left headquarters in the 11Blue Goose" patrol north out of Deep bayou east to Redfish point, and out to Southwest pass, we alk over the marsh and set fires as e ent along, seen :hn .that areas 1000 geese, t alk to fisherman in the pass, ,,...,e return at headq... uarters at 5 :30 P t: seen a1ong the canal on vray back five Deers. Date ____ J'!.e.d.n.es.day ___ l)ececll..er. __ l 194 3 Dewey and spent the day at haul the boat 11V/h.ist1er11 on the t1arine ways change the propeller and run a stearn bearing, e a1so caulk a few leaks in the hull. East of our headquarters south of Fearmann lake on the State Refuge, 10,000 geese. On Belle Isle lake, we now have about 1500 r.iixed ducks. Date ____ T_hur_s_day ___ .l)ec ... 2.----------Dewey and I, left headquarters in 11'.';'histler" at 8:30 A patrol north on Vermilion bay up Schooner bayo.i, \'!Te "'alked in .. 1.3, 24 and in tha t areas are .... .... t5{ we return at camp at 1:30 P '!he afternoon l"0.s spent at h@d. ters, r. Lionel LeBJ.anc drop in for a short visit. Date ____ ___ J--------------$ : 3) A rt:"'teft headauarters in the 11Vlhistler11 patrol through the lakes east to Hell Hole, -i-8.lk on the na.r sh west along the State Refuge line, t!3-lk wj. t12_ Hole, no geese in that areas, ire> ret'"urnat headquarters at 2:15 P J;.,. that afternoon I ent to Abbeville. Date ____ sa:tur.d.a--D-C ... ---4-------------I 1 eft bbevill e at 9 :OO _r. .. ent to Lafayette had my eyes examin and a1so had some dental work done, I return in Ab beville at 5:00 p .De ey l eft headClllarters in the "Chick" at 9:06 A. 11. ;atrol south to Chenier u TigTe, hP walk in on section 30, 3i tryed to burn, on his r-ray he ,-ent through the ponds, those are his report, 12:>0 Blue-winged, 200 Pintails, 300 Shovellers, 200 '".'Edgeons, 500 Coots, he at headquarters at 4 :30 p. Date ____ Sun.d.ay ___ n.ec ... ___ .__________________ I spent a11 day in town. Each warden sign or initial here: Dewey left ca!!.1P in 11dhick11 at S :3 0 A patrol out to the head of Hog bayou, walk on the narsh to our line, thousands of geese in that areas but they are a11 on the State Refuge, he talk ini th th State trapners in Hog ba.you return to camp 4:oo '-----------------------------------------------------(Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e neral area ) _____ _:Jj.l_.dl_if_ e __ STATE ____ INCLUSIVE D ATES ____ __ J5 ___ tQ ___ D_e._Q_6-llQ_e."r 1 2 1943. NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling? amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per s ons met with i n sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ __ I return to tafayet te to continue m y dental rork return to bbeville that evening. De.,.ey c a .. l'D in thP. 11Chick11 at 3 : 30 :4. wen t thru :rick' s lake, renorts cks still mmbers the same fron last V""eek, about 3500 ,.iixed clucks I n thP afternoon he patrol south near Chenier u tigx e! on ection 31, 2 there are 20 ,009 P. Date___ b er-----,---I return from bb evill e in th A aftP.rnoon, on r.iy ,.,ay back I stop and talk with tr a per a1ong secti n 11, on Schooner bayou, on Vermilion bay near the shore line son e De1"1'ey ,_ent up Big Island bayou in Jin the 11 Chick11 and r:ra.1_ in along he section 16, (School land) an tPlk with trauper, sQ:le 5000 geese near our line but are a11 on the School land. Date ___ ___ ne.c.e..ub..er ___ g_-1 D e ey and I, left headQuarte.rs a t S :30 li. .. r in the "?;histler11 ent up Toa bayou, vralk in east to State line on section 21, 28 .. .et ... .rI?,11ers, ''e return at headquarters at 1 :30 p r' Those are the lCk S -e nave on '"Jelle Isle lake for today, 600 canvasbac k 500 .allards, 500 Scaup, 100 Pintails, ,.rith a ""ei oth"r r1:1J.c1: s .JiX e d Date .. T.hur.s..da.y. .. .!}ec.e.i -E>X.---9-,--7 :30 left HeadC..!Uartc:irs in thP "Blue Goose" patrol out to the pass and Hell Hole, a1k on section 25 32.., 2.i. 6 set sone fires, talk i:'1i th the Coast Guard at thP.r e Bratr0n'7--a!so solii'e""fisherrian, no in tha t areas. On th 0 r-ray back v-e stop and .. headruarters at Fearr,1an T:T8 r0turn a t C 'J.l:lu H t Lt-:lf5 P :.. ""' ., -: ./fl< ...,. "I J', ....... ,"P"). r. Date ____ __ lQ.r-left h0adruart0rs in the 11Chicku at 7 :30 :_.patrol up Schooner Co e,bayou, also little bayou Chene, he ralk on section 11, 14, he report along Cole ba ou about he return at c arapa t noon. r:.10 ru.1 g Y6ug'h 're still have there 3000 du cks most of theo are the Blue-winged. I n the Teal pond, ....,.e have about 1200 ducks, anrl no st of those rr. '13lue-w:lno-ed. Date._S.a:tu.r.da.---D.e.c.e: hp_r ___ lJ..r De ey left hPadc '"trt re in the 11r>!histle.r11 at 7 : 30 .......... ent to bb-eville for his T'l'eek-And off. I left headc;u<:rt-=-rs at 9 : 30 ... : in the "Chick an.-1 atrol south to Chenier :u Tigre, on seztion 0 __ 3.1 000 PSe fePcling, on thi; Island I a 9_.r;i_rr o s P C ,_ k M. th young Sa gr e.l' A on his ea c a 'tro re urn a t bP<'droartt=>.rs at S : P The tide is (l'etting Ve>.l' low. Date ______ ___ ne.c.Eln.b_er ___ l.2.,... De,..,.ey is su 0nrli ng t _"' day in i bbeville. I spent all day at h0adquartPrs unable to get any of the boats out of Boathouse on account of 101:"1' tide. wash clothe anr cl ..,an Each warden sign or initial here: 111 y car1p 1)J. ck s are ab ou. t sari e 11llr1b er of 1 ast -.. -----------------------------------------------'l""eek torlc-Y on Eelle Isle lake. di ) (Use additional sh ee t to avoid crow 'ng

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) _Jiai_n _e.y ___ ITil dli.f..e..:_S.an.c..t.u.a.r_A!------ST ATE-;.oui-.gt.a.na:.. ----------------------------IN CL USIVE DATES D_eQ_tr1b_e..:r ___ l.J, ___ .to ___ D.ec_e:1b_er 1 a 1a4 3 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _______ __ __ ..D.e_ Q ___ l J _________ Dewey r eturn fr0"1 bbeville "!rj_th Dick Gordon a:t 11: 30 A ...... I Spent the norning at beadQuart0r s I n thP aftnrnoon De ey o.nd I, made a n"!vr hat ch for th"" engine box on tho b o a t Blue Goose ThP.r e are many thousand of geese flying east, thP.y to be co-1ing fro" l the t"lest. The ducks on Eelle Is1 e 1ake have decrease sone fron last wee1 Date _______ T.u..e.aday ___ n.e..c .... __ i!+-,------Dick Gordon, De17Tey c nd I, all day in car:lp on acconnt of ,.,.eather condition, it rein all day end throug h that ni h t 1 thE> ind shift to northvrost a t 5 .QO p ...... On Belle Isl A lake are 16 1."1hi te nelican r. Lionel L eBlanc visit ca.tip for c..n h:ru.r he on his way t o h i.s r, .,:. tr.pping c.rip fro 1 C"'enipr u .. Date _______ !J'.e.dn.@.an_ay.. ___ Dee-.. --l-9-.,.-The eather is getting v e r y oold,vtth a strong north ?1.nd t 9 : 30 Dewey and I, in t h0 Boat 11Blue Goose" took Dic1< Gordon to his ca.mp on Onion bayou, "t'Te return a t head<:;.uqr tc--r s a t 2 :OO p e th o n ent a:dd open the fl1.11!1e to Irick s lake and the one to the tt;idgeon ponds, near the ..,_dgeon nu::i.e ,.,.e saT'T a Green heron. The tide is getting very lo anrl thf' '""'eather is (" ttino colder. Date _______ Th11r..s..Q.E .Y---D.ec .. --J.6-,----De. ey and I snnt t P r1orntng in c:-i."'m on account of 10"!"1" ti de and a heavy lee. In th"' e.ft0rnoon we patrol i n th0 boat 11Chick11 south near Chenier u Tigre, o n ... e have a t this tine so m e 'e"n ell e Isle lal:e ,-e have about 1000 ducks nixed, in th0 T e-al pond th clucks have decrease dorm to 200 du cks. Date ______ futt'.ir_ d:-Y---.Dee-.---18..,..-----I ent to bbeville for i:.1y eek-end off, useing the boat Blue De,.,,.ey a t 9 : 3 0 A ... patrol in th"' 11dhick11 up Ool e bayou, a1k. on section 23, 26, setting fires, in that area he seen 15 Deers, on the bay he saw 15 canada geese. In thP aftexnoon I vr0n t to tafayotte had so1:ie dental rork done, return to \.bbeville thcit night. '"lea ther is still very cold. Date. _____ I sp ent th F> day i n '!. b b e v i 11 De ey na tro1 un in Hell Hole, telk ,,.i th State tranners, on th9 State he rf.'rlorts so::ie geese feeding. The du c k s _.2 ..... ... e dovm,._.t.o .Qu,t .. 5.QO O:i.rds. '7e still h"'ve a heavy ice this : _10rning. ...... ... .. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral area) __ .R..a.in.ey ___ nil.dl.if_e __ .S.an.ctuar:y ______ STATE_l,;.oui.s.i INCLUSIVE D ATES __ .n.ec. ___ 2Q __ t_o l)e.c. --_er 2 6 1q4 3 _______________ .., _____________ .. __ NOTE: Report weathe r conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ __ ___ De ey spent thi::. "1orning at hPadquartF>rs or"king on the11Delco ligh t 1Jlant11 I spent the duy inLPfay0tte having dental T'l()rk clone In tb13 aft-ernoon De1-ey -rent through :ick1 lake, ancl he rFport some 4ooo ducks in that area, and in the Teal pond, 200 Blue-ringed, at bead art 0r s 150 1'hi t e pelican cone ov e.r. Date ___ T.u.es.day ___ l).ec.el .e.r ___ 2.l_,_. I n the rning I,in Abbeville a 1:.iei::.ting of thP. police jury, I then rPturn at at 1 :30 P ne-.ey srent nost of the day caup th b oc.ts. in afternoon late he e.nd close the flue to ick s l:=tke bout 10,000 geese fror.i. the north going south C0'1E' OV0r at beadCJ:uartPrs. __ .._..._, __ .,..... Date .......... ... y ......... D.ece 1h.e.r ___ 22 'i'. S :OO :. De.,,.ey anr I, 'l"'TPnt 1p Eig Islci.nd bryou, Detrey ,..,.alk east to To m bayou, I -aik south to the vrest line on section 16 (School lPnd) no r"'ilcD..ife in those areas, r-e return e.t c np at noon. In th"' after noon V"e patrol north to th.o nou th of DPep b you I 1a11c east along the bay rrf1 e ,!:..e-tll ... QJ1 .. s e have left that ar Aas al so ... -.. .... ........ ,,,. Date.--.Thu.r.s-0 In th0 V'P patrol in thP 11 .'!.histlP.1"11 up To?'.'.l b'-you, ... al'lc along the State Refu, Pline, t
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral area)___ ain.ey: ___ '1il..c1li.fe ___ S..s?nc.:t.i; _____ fl_ _________________________ INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ n_ Q _:s_:_ ____ ?.7__j;_Q ___ --2 19 44 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ ___ ____ ?_1.i _____ Dei ... ey return from at 1 :00 ... : In thi:> afternoon I patrol in tr P south near dhE"n'.""r .. u rre that areas sg_me J.2 000 ... i ee.e.e, ""ding TeG. 0 1 eil visit a he ""as on bis ay o dheniPr u i e Date ___ ne.o_e_ ___ ?..eL, ___ De.,.eY an I sp"'nt th0 .10rning in camp, De1-ey or'k;0ri on two of thf> boats. I n the after no on we patrol nor th in tti P 11'":.hi stl e.r 11 up Cole and Oak bayou, 'l""alk on SAction 11, i4, plPnty of at r on rJarsh but no -ildlife in that area. On Belle Isl L1-:e,1..,.e hO.v'= about 1200 v1ixed ducks. :r. lional LeLlanc visit us for fe -1inutes. Date._!;.edne.s.cla_Y---.De.c>_ _e..r. ___ 29., S : 30 :. vre patral nor th to the nou th o-f' l:leep bfayou, alk west on section 25, 26, he saw 7 Deers return at headQuart0rs at noon. In tr.e ft-rnoon .-e a11c on section 29, along Verilion b< y ,...,.E' :r ve there some 15 ,000 geese feedin6 there at this time. ___ .. .., Date._T.hu.r_ eI---.}O.,.. S :OO De ey and l -oa trol in th0 11Blue Go ose11 east to Indian Point, went to shore in duck boat an,. .-a1 l{ on SF> ct ion 27, 2$, tc.1 c ""i th the State on t ere tranping line, T'l'f' r""turn at headquart0rs atnoon. e seen on that trip about 5000 geese but they -ere ai1 on the. State Refuge, 1 e all so tclk ith thP State -arr'lens at th0re hPaoQuarti:>rs. Date.-E'.r-i-Oa.:y:. __ lJ.eC-!m 66 A Dewey ancl I, -ocitrol sou th to Chenier l e, De .,.ey east to thio state Refuo-e line on section 4, 5, 3 I l'!Talk north a1ong.1r. "Jhites half section 5, 32, along Leo ridge, and i:iping est on section 31 a11 thr ough that areas at this time so 1e 50,000 geese feeclin_g, th ts the lar(!'est nook Of C'ees e We""hatr""! n e s b c'e (", na.t aftpl'noon a p H e'"vrey anr ent :eo "1)0,,.VIii e Date._$.atur..day __ _J.ar:ru .. a:t::y ___ l.,---l 9 4 De ey anc'l I s ent the de.y in bbeville, all that r1ay it rain. Date __ S.und.a'} __ J.anuar_y: __ 2.,. _________ Rain continued tl'1rourr'h ot the dc.y, De ey anc I, return at heaclcuartPrs that aft<>rnoon. The clucks oi:i Bell"' ISle lake, are 500 Blue-winged, 300 ca.n v a"back, 100 Sc".1P, about 100 other ,..liXAd ducks. (Use additional sh eet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: ---______ __ _______________________________ __________

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ____ ___ ___ $..!U1QtP-._e*'.Y. ____ ST ATE __ IN CL USIVE DATES ____ __ _} ___ t Q ___ JQimLJ'.Y ___ 9-, 1 944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ________ ___ ___ J ________ _____ Dewey and I patrol in the :orn i ng up in H 911 Hole, and Hog bayou, talk with the State tran-o ers. On thP-State north of our line so 1e 25,000 geese f eF.'ding e rPturn at headCluarters at 1 :30 p we used thP boat 11 stl P r11 on the.. t patrol. the aft 'rnoon -...as 8P ent at 1 eadquarters. Date _______ .. .J .an. ___ !} ____________ S :OO Devey left in the 11Chic.k11 and through thP f'N.dgeon ponds anc rPoorts only 100 r1ixed ch.10ks at that time the in that axeas is full of -ater due to a11 the heavy rains ,,...e been having in the nast .1onth. Along Loo S R idge, o n_sect"ons 30, 6 4 Jha t t ua]i:ge .. ._.._ n ,., "".l Date _______ W.edn.esday---J a nT--______ : In thP r..iorning Demey patrol in the 11 Chic1c11 north on Deep b<.you he wa1 k east on s n 2.Q 4 ... .... I renain in canp a.111ffia't wa'.e..y belive I have te Flu, The aI'tE'rrioon rs V Ary coJ_d and so'::ie r ain. The du c k s on Belle Isle lake nurJbers today about 4-00 oix ed.. Date ______ .T.hurs.da_y: __ J .an..---6----------D e ey and I spPnt the "'10ring in c a,1p on acco1nt of tide. In the afternoon De""f'Y l P-ft i n the 11Chick11 and patrol south to Cnenier u Ti'"7e, he renorts tr.0 geese are still in that area in nunbPrS. Lionel LeB1r-.nc c ar.ie ov0r ana Vi 8 i t The tide is still ve;ry lo an l a strong nor th,.est ind. Date ____ __ __ J.an. ____ 7 _______________ De ey 1ft ca'"'.Ip in the 11 Chi ck 1 1 at S : 3J ...,, and went through li'i ck s lake, tbP only du c1cs ,..,.P h"'ve no.,.. are bout 500 Blue-.,...inged t0a1 I n thA aft0rnoon Derey patrol in the 11Chick1r up Ton bayou, he ttlk '""'!th trapper on (School li:-nd) hf' r norts seen Fearnan about 600 mixf'd ducks. I SO"'nt thE' day in caop not f e0ling ell. Date _____ Dewey left bead uart0rs in the "Blue Goose11 and ent to bbeville for his eek-end off. I renain at all day due to bad vreather anc rain, anr1 not so good. The r'b.J.cks on Belle Isle lake for tod'y are 200 canvasback, 500 Blueinged, 100 Scaup, ith a fe a lards. Date ______ Sunda ___ Jan_. ___ I Bu ent ail day at head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral area) __ ____ ___ ST ___ !"!.:.! _____________________ ___ INCLUSIVE D ATES_..J 1. :r _:y ___ l Q ___ t.o_ __ .Jaill.l. !I_y: __ l 6 1944. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with i n s anc tuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date _____ __ ___ ____ DeTiey and I, return fron bbeville to Headqua.rtereo at 11:00 a m In the afternoon wt> left in the 11Chi c k11 went up Big Island bayou, Df'v.rey alk east along thP State line, I walk south along the ( S chool land) seen on the narsh 75 >:1Prican egret, and 13.long the bayou seen fiVP De"'rs, we return at headC'lllart0,rs in the rai n Date _____ Tu_e.s.dey ...Ianu.BX..Y__ .ll.,_ __ 8 : 30 a .r.1. I left in thP t') Chenier u Tigre, rJade the arrange--1ents for ahorse ancl a. plece for r .Sanderson to stay.The geese are still in c;reat nu 1bPrs in those areas, I return at hPadquarters at 4 :oo p r.1. D f"i..,.ey pa tr 01 up '.t'om bayou that norni ng in thf' b O"t "dhick V The r0.1cks on BPlle Isl"" 1A1ze !D.JJ"'1bers about 600 r1ixed for today. : ..... ., Date _______ __ ...Innu.J'_ y ___ l.2 day De ey and I snent all at head<=iuart ers on account of heavy rain all thru th<> d"Y and all that night. De eY cl "'an the boats, and I clean my house. Date. ____ .T.hu.r_.s_da..Y-.. 8 :45 A De ey anc I left hPad :.uarters i n thf' "Blue Goose" patrol to South. est pass, Demey walk so.,..1e on the rJarsh and I around ""'i th thP boat and pick hiup, there are no i"i1r ife in those areas, rf'turn at cnr1p at 2 :30 P 17e hav e on Lelle Isle lake today about 1000 r1ixPd ducks. Ted O 'tleil visit our canp for a fe qinutes, also ;r. tionPl L eBlanc. Date _____ __ l\:h"7 ____ De:i-ey and I left hPadquartr>rs in th<> 11C'nick11 -ent U") in :rick' s lake, .,..,e there about 500 blue-nnzPd, ancJ 100 Coots, in the T ear dhPnier u Tigd. Date _____ Su.nd?..y: ..Janu.f.:tX J[ l 6_, ____ I spent thf' d?y in De'l"'ey in the ning ,,.,.ant throu:-h the '1:id3eon nonds, ana. he rep orts a s:ia.11 nunberc:o of ducks ueeing those nonds c:t this tine. Ted o :reil Vif'it -itb De ey in the aft er no onh 1:b}-fl.S 1o hi s b ev i 11 e l CJ se aaaitiona s eet to avoi crowaing Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL .. AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y {or g eneral areaLRainey i _ldl.if_e aS'_. ctu.g _J:y ______ STATE-L.Qll.i.sia INCLUSIVE D ATES __ J lJ ___ to ___ JLrm_ ___ 23' 1g44. ....... ___________________________ NOTE: Report w eather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minute s spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchase d or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date JEIM?::'f.Y __ J _7_, ______ I r eturn fron to head(12rtPrs cit 11: 30 a m De ey in the riorning i:-ork on the old 11r'l:list1.r11 I n th0 aftprnoon DE.,...,ey and I, potro1 in 11'.'hiAtlPr11 north to Schooner bayou, on section 11, also ,..,.Emt up in Qal{ b8you, seen on trat nr.trol 6De0rs, 15 e.r i can :.c;T Pts, 200 Gr->"'se flying south. Date ___ T_u.esJ1 y ___ J.an1.l.L1'..---l&r-De 1..,.ey anr I' 1 cft 'b t n r s in thP 11Blu e Goose II 1-ent to e v i lle E-ncl cast our vote for our candidate. Yonn g s _'TPra fro1 Cf.'AniPr Ti 're ston c.nrl Vi Sit us a "'linut0s early t is lQrning, h ra8 on his --ay to le. Date ___ ::r_e_dnces.fill.y ___ Dewey and I, rPturn fro bb,,,ville th&t rntng at lO :OOa. rt I n the afternoon Dei-ey .-alk north of BPlle Isl,,, 1 settinP..: fir0s .... s he ent along on f'ection 31, The E;.f.flSe lnft s _ection 22. Ted o neil hcid lunch '""ith us, he -ra-S-on his way to C'r0nier .n.u Tigre. The 1.,.incl is north and gP,tting cold, the ti e is VPry low at this tine. Date ____ T.1Jur.B_ Jay. __ S : ?/) a n tide to lo for outsidPpatrol, Del)"!'ey ;;ent north to the 11outh of Def'P bayou in thp 11Chick11 and 1'11'8.lk \Test on section 19, he seen three Deers, he rPturn at c ro at noon. Th e duckls on el le Isle ie.:.:e today rrunbers about 1200 nost of thPi.:l are th0 all of the Scaup have r;one fl'or1 this arP.a, the .. a11ards a so hav e gone. Date ___ .F.I..i.d ----.J..an.u-X---21-,-----D e "F> Y ancl I, '!.'Tent thrug'b Uickl s l8ke, an' VTe brive th0re so1rn 500 Blue -:-dmg"'d, 50 .r"idrseon, 100 Shovelle.l', 25 Pint?-il, 200 Coot, fl'oi:1 therevre ,...ent to the T ea1 pond, c. n(l t r ere T-P, r, .iTP Pf) '0 ducks anrl UOf't of thc.t nu:1ber are thP -. The tide is still very low, anr_ the eatb?.r is oold anr 1ar.1p. Date ..S.a.tnr_dn.y_ JL.mie_r _y. __ 22.,. __ D0 .. ey ,.,.ent to bbPville, its his l"f'ek -end off. I left headCJ1.1a.rters at 9 :00 a u i n thP 11Chick11 and p trol to CheniPr u Tie:re, we. c east on the nortl}__,,of s ri da-e '"'P hwe 1 2.i-900 on s g,n ) 0,, ...... f' 11-V A t re 500 geF>se seen ai so "25 TI'oo d Ibis, tv.ro Li tt1 '"'ron, nurnbersoI'"''Stai 'ling. I had lunch at tr" Sagre.xas, an return at h 0ad uar t0rs at 5 : 30 P. Date ____ $1JnQ.g.y __ ___ ?.J_,_______ I 1 pft h P& uar t "'r s in the 11 Chic k and patrol east thru the 1a.1
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e neral area) _E..n..i n.ey ____ !ildlif_e. __ .S.a nc.tl :r_y _______ ST ATE __ .L.ou.i.si .na_ ______________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ____ JanLl..aI'-Y:---21--tO---.J-nu ... r.y...-?fJ' 1'"'11 4 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date __ ..:.ond.Q.y ___ J_anuL:I:y __ Dewey fro: JbOPVille at hPBdrur-rt .,rs :-it ll:J) a 1:1. He and I, SD ft rnJ0n r t=mair inc; 11 CJ.., i ck fmzi ne11 _r. Li on L 'no stop at hea (uart.-rs for short visit h"' s 0 his ... ay to his trann "'rs cL. :p. Date._ T11.es rl <'.\..}'. __ __ r:;,r __ .2;)_ _____ Df'-PY 'n I 8'J0nt p!>rt of t' P .iorning finishing thP. "Chick l :?f) p u D"''l:'"'ey '--nc1 I, left h C.cillu rt'7rs in th0 11Cbick" pcitro1 up B i g IP an-1 b you, he ,....a11i: the State refu,:ie line I 1a1k so11tr line on section 16 (8 chool 1 .,,1d) sti:.r t to r ain at : 00 p .-q r Rturn a t cc.nn rain 0021t irued aJ.1 thr l th"' ni '"" t c 2 r-. _,, Still raining, D,,,, .. ...,,y n, I .., 011t ";r ior:1;_-1r at h,r r'lqu, rt'=>rs 1 : 30 a n D"' ey an I -ratrol in th0 11 .. ;"histl,,.r11 north out of Deep b;,..you an, in S choonP.r ) .yo u to our -Pst line on s0cti on 11, seen 5 Deers a1on0 th.,. bc:iyon s a11 t:"e ge se bas l"'ft thP Ver:1ilion bay areas. Tbe c"b..1cks on. elli;; rs e l'.i:'3 for torlay it:i 4oo. lue""in3ed 100 2h Scaun, t rAe DPPXS UAC'T' tro hl"crl\11pr+ors Date.-Th-urs laY--J-<--11t.1.::,I---21'-,..--I n the v:iorning De,.,,.ey anl I, ent through thp Teal pond anrl also i i c k s lake, tbPre are no clucks at this ti 1ein those arqas, I bf'live tbat is due to so much rain,a11 thenarsh is covered r-rith rain water. I n the afternoon we patrol north out of Deeo bc>you east on Ven-1ilion bAy to the State R"'fngf' line, the geese bas left section 29, talk V?"ith tranner Date __ -nu S t ro ng east ind ti th rain a11 orning and a very h'i::;h ti de, DP'.,.eY and I, snent tbf' qorning at head artArs. l :?/) p m I lt-ft in thP "'thistler" ent thruisti the i rl."eonnonds, thAre arp no chicks in those rionds today, pl.,.nty of rain "ater, onen nu.1e to let Tr out. n.oar Leo' s Rirlge and on section 30 e have about 5000 geese feeding. Date ..Sat.ur_c1'1.--.J _anu,ar_ y I went to bbevill f' for tb p ,-,,,ek -Pnd, '"'hil e in to':"'il I nent ancl talk to some of tre -:1P-1JPrs of the pOli ce jury about the tax 11attPrs. r Ralnh LaEauve, seer etar y of nol ice jury t 01 d Y'le the ':1a tt e.r MOUl d hev e wait until aftPr the election to be held on February 29th. De, .. ey natrol uu Ton b<= you, tc-q1-;: -1. th thf State tranners and also tranner on sectio n 16 (School land) Had nore rf-in today Mth an east l"'ihd Date __ Sunday ___ Jann.L;J;'_ y ___ )Q_, ________ I so0nt thP. dc>y in bbeville. De-eypatrol south to Ch eni ea..r m Ti r.. p visit \'l'i th thf! Sa ST er as, he reflorts seen vo.ry little ri1 rJlife on that atr he r "curn at l1i=>adC'll1artf'rs tha.t afternoon at 5 :OO :p.: u (Use additional she et to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. S ANCTUARY (or g e n eral area) ___ B,_9j,,_:g,s}y __ .e ___ Sanc:tuar_Y----ST ATE_ L _auisi.an.a ... ______________________________ INCLUSIVE D ATES Janu.ax _.y.. __ ):L_to ___ F_ebrua.r y 6 1944 NO TE: Report w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ______ o_n.day ___ Jg..nu_QX.y I n bbevilJ e I, ent around and talk with of the police jury about the tax -iatte.rs, I find tr pre is nothing :on anr1_ -ra11c south to Leo's Ridge h0.re so:ie 6000 geese are f0-"r1,ing on section 32, there are no du cks in that area, s en a1ong thP crt.na1 2 Deers. That evening De ey and I, ,..,.ent anr visit the boys ot .... r Lionel Le .1anc t:aapping ca:.1p, "'e us0d boat "Chi ck 11 Date ____ _;. .e_dn.es.da.y __ ..R.ehr..u.ar..Y---2 9 :00 a ri. left .hPadquarters i n the 11Blue Goose patrol to South est pass and Deadr.ians1s Island, s0 0n on Ver"1ilion bay about 150 Scaups, and on th0 sand bank nPar Hell Hole on tbi:> State Refuge about 2000 gpese, e t a ll{ Mth fie in th=-ness ancJ so1e of State trapper, return t:i.t at 3 : 30 p n rain so1e tat evi:>ning Date _____ T.hur-s.d8--E-e ruar-Y.:-J De ey and I a11 the 10rning at hAE-dQuart0rs on account of rain. I n thP afternoon vre natro1 in the 11 :'fhist1er11 up i n Hell Hole, replace tro of the Sl:ia11 signs, talk i"ith the State trapDf'l'S. *lo geese on the sanctuary in those ar aas, ..,.."! r ':!turn at h 0adc:uart c,,r s at 5 : 30 p .:r:1. Those are t fucks h<:ve on Belle Isle 1 ake today, 300 C n..nvasback, 200 lue.. win nd Date ____ .Er-i-d::...:y:._ .E..e.bruc r_y _li.,.---De ey anrl I '-'nt t e orni 'lg at 0r s Cl""Rn the boats, anr1 our cr-... nr,s, I a1so -c:.sh clothe. I n t P aftP.rnoon ,..,.0 p"l.trol up Tor.1 bayou in thP 11',/histler11 ..--alk east on SPction 4 h0 ta11 ,...ith one of the Stfl .te trapper, -re also visit tripDP I on Sf'ction 16, land) on th"! yard at headquart0r s 100 Starlings. De ey wen t to .H.bbeville late this afternoon. Date ____ .F..eb_:i;-_ u'J _:r..y ___ 5_,_ Dewey Spent the day in bbeville lts his eF>k-end off. I received word that ... :r. Sand0rson had arriv""d in bbeville, so I left headCluarters at 10 : 30 a m anr .... ent to rJee t hit1 in bbeVille, J.r S andf'.l'Son and I return at h eadQ:uo.rt "'r s that aft prnoon Date. ____ SundaY.:---F--ebxu.z_:r_y: __ .6.,------. Sandr>r son an I sn ent all a.ay at headc'lart..,.rs talking things over. Ted 01 lfoil visit "!""ith us th"'t aft0.rnoon, he mas fro:n Cheni Pr :u TiE,T e on his l-:::i.y to Abb evil le. De"l"'"ey tbe dn.y in Toi.'n e had a little rai this c..n1 th0 tide is vf'ry lovr (Use aaaitional she e t to avoid crowding) warden here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g eneral area}___ ain.ey_ ___ .:il_dli.e.._..S.: .o.t_ t cr_y.: STATE-Loui..s.iE..Ilfl. ... _________________________ INCLUSIVE D ATES E'_ e J:J.: f..J' _____ J_, ___ ]lQ ___ 14, 191.1 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per s ons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ ___ f eQJ;.1l:f __ 7_. ______ r Sand"'r son and I, 1 eft headcru.ait PI s in the stl er 11 at 9 : 35 a r.:i. ent to Intr?.coastal City 1i=>t Derey anr return at HeadC:uarters at noon. I n thf' aft '"'rno on .. r Sander son and I, i--ent th t'he i dseon ponds, Et.c>en in that area very fe1 -r1uclcs, fro 1 t ere e patrol south to Chen ier u Ti:;'I'e all th,.. :eese on section 30, anr1 31 havo. due to so .mch T''< t PI n tr e nr Ph "';e ar f ur t Bl Date ___ Tues_ y ___ F e .r _u.r_.r_.y__ i --In t .. e rning 1')1=n--0y uG.trol th= ::iorth end of tr"' s::nctu"ryuseing the "C!"lick11 I too:.c _r. S;n1erson to the so1theast corner of SPction 33 i.-e c..1so allt tl e b'"'c ch nn:r !'ortc--:e lclce in Hell Hole, th&t --as a ten ile round trin. C:.1 th.,, r., lf sile i-e about 300 .. int"ils, and 'Jont l'.)00 [;e"'Se .11.t a. PlliPr .. u Ti[TE' 0 -':;' lk :Tith tr"' SagT0.ra boys, and Ted 0 1 : .. ieJ. Pr tirn eit h"'aclCn?.rt0.rs tb.t afb,rnoan 1cte, Date ____ : _R_e r u n De1"'eY took '.r. s nrl.prPon in To b you -:-C1Jk Xson, Der-ey and I loft h r=tdC!i.lartf'rS in "Elue Goose" patrol to South1:-rest pass, rpnt ._shore und thf' line betf"oen us nd thP Sti: .te Refuge. On this trip re saw 1500 gePse flying eflst, anc on the Vernilion bc_y 1"'C saw so1e OilP thousc:.nd Scaup, re rnturn !:It headwart0::ss at 1 :30 p r.i De ey cl0an th0 "oorson i'"'alk the northrest line on section 11, then south e s t on si=>ction 14, that as in the orning and they used the 1111.histl""r" they rAtnrn at ct=i.,.m throur.:.:h the Hrn:1ble Oil Ccnal. I n the afternoon ::r. Sander son anrl I ent to bbevill e 17e ar P having a strong north1.,.est '"'ind ancl tl'e tide is getting v0ry low. De ey re;ain at h eadQuart i=>r s Date ____ r Sanrerson anc I epnnt the d yin tot"!l Der:rey re-H'in at hPadQua.rters all day on account of bad anr o,,. tide, he clonP so11e li,.,.ht rroair on tbP 11 Chick". 'f'7e lirive on Belle Isle la e today 250 C nv sbc ck: 300 Eluewi nge t i=>al s .,. Date ____ .:r. Sanderson anr I in bbevil 1 e all day. De ey cahange the oil in the and patrol up Big Island bayou in the :.10rning, in th0 aft""rnoon he went throu-:;h ... Tick s lake, he rE>port about 100 .:iixed rh1 ck s (Use additional she e t to avoid crowding) Each ---------------.... ----------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e neral area) B._9-,i_n_ e]: e ___ SE.IlD_ 11.ar.y _____ S TATE-Ito.u.i .. Jl norni ng Dei.,.ey took _,r Sander son at the north end of the sanct iary on section 11, and thP corner of sect ion 13 at th A ion th of Schoone.r bayou. The three of us SD""nt thA aft"'rnoon a t hAad<:uart I clAan house and Devrey clPan thp boats. Ted Spf'nt the night at Had r ain 11os t of th0 afternoon anr lo'I tide. Date ___ :r---l 9-. De ey left heE..d('!Uarters in the 11:1histle.r11 at 7 :30 a n i-ent to .rbbeville for his 11eek-end off. r Sande.Ison and I, snent the '10rning at headCiuarters unable to go on Dt:ttrol due to fog. I n th'3 aftPrnoon I tool< S nndf'rson through .fi ck 1 s 1 ak e anc the Goose nond on '1el1 e Isle ri de;e seen on tl1:at patrol 200 nixed ducks. Onen the flune to the "7idgeon ponds and to Hick's lake. Rain 10st of n j r'bt I Date. ____ $_un..d0y ___ ___ 2-0_. __ :: r S ande.I' son I, S1J all day a t h eaclCluar t on account of r ri..in r Lion el L e31 anc Yi sit at headquart 0,r s De ey s-p ent the day in bbevill e Ducks On Eelle Isle lr1
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM ATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTtfA R Y (or general area)_Rai .n.ey_ Tii_l_ dli.f..a _..S. a.n.ct a:y_ _______ STATE-Lo: L i .iL .A.------------------------INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ F ebXJlsri _r._y_ _2_ l __ t Q 27, 1944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; are as patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ _.o_ nd.ay __ ]' ___ _2.l_, I n the morning I took r S anderson along the line on s ection 6 in .. bayou. De ey return from Abbeville at headQuaiters at 11:30 a m In thP S and""rt:on and I nent to Chenier :u Tigre and walk in on the .hite s half section 5 t!'lk nrith thP Sagreras. Seen on the in the Teal rond sone 500 tf'e.ls. Date _____ T.u.e.s.da.Y---E @ :rua:r -Y---22 ... 7 :45 a .rJ. $fan c ri::on clld I, 1 ft h' in the II lUf' GoosP." '"'"!nt to A ).)f'V illt=> i n tl aft-rnoon took r S and"'reon to i very Islrrd, th r e to .f'T"T r,eria to '1eet his tr0in, I r0turn to "')b0ville that ni .)ht Di::>1""eY patrol up To11 b you i t!:-. 11V.'1'i<"'tlPr11 l'"'f' tr11( 'r"'it h trannr on the Sch001 land S Pction 16. '" In tl.e iorning I lPft bbPvi11e and '''ent to Lafay tte and had so.ie dental ork on 1y teoth, a1so had one pull, I return at het.dquart0rs in the aft :.rnoon. DP' ey 'J. trol up Schooner anr (}:)1 b yqu h.-uSPr1 tr"' bort 11Chick11 The du c k s o n Belle Isle ia1

r1orning er-ey natro nort a t P. n-'-1i of D0eri bryou a .n' alk east to .. efn<""e 1 in on 8Fction 2 0 In th<'> afte.rnoon he patro1 south cJo8e t h P huue to 'ick lnke, aJso t b0 t) tbf' ""!idgeon nonds. Ir ? ain in at hc-aclC:u<'rt r all cla y suffering ith m y j Date .... F..r.i L-'7-F -e. .r uLr. ___ 25_ .. __ In tie torning DP.1-ey n' I, natrol i n t'""' w h i Ptl "'r11 sou th to Cheni TiLTe, on Leo's ric1"'F> so 5000 g"ese still t 0re, on -fly back seen i1 th,.., T "al pond ebout 300 Blue,..ingNl. In th0 aft..,rnoon Dt=> ey anr1 I e:: st in Hell H)lt=>, ,..,ith t State ,..,e.rren a t F e .rr.rnn hnadqu'rt rs, seen on Ver:-1ilion bay SOilP 200 Scaup. Date ____ .$ati..t:r..d.c_.y._-J'_ ebr11 _.r_}; 26 I n thF 1or ning I l '"'-ft ,"acChir r4-; rs in th,.. 11Blue l"",,ooee11 "MPnt to bbe Ville. De1""'eY ''-in a t "''"' dQ 1nrt rs i n tl 0 10 rni. 1g ru1 t :r..e up the "Chic1(11 011'2,ine I n thP <.:.ft rnoon he patrol to tl:'P P."'t en at dh0nier :u _i _Te, re vi.rit .... ith t' Coast an r turn at a Cit.1c:.rt,,rs thct eVP11Llg. r:e don t h VP any ducks on I,.. n ake todc-y Date. ___ .S.unday ___ F_ebr u.r _y_ __ I spent t' rV yin ubiF>Ville. Dey r011Pin at h <.dquar t a11 t-0 morning, in 8ftPrnoon he ,..,.ent and visit r Lionel Li:iBlt1n c1s tra:pue.rs on Belle Isle (Us e additional sheet to avoid crowding) Ea:h warden 5)Jn or initial here: -------------------------------------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral area) __ Jlain_ey_ ___ !il_dlif.e ___ S --:.n.o.:t.u _iJ::f-----STATE ___ L.atlisi.ana ... ______ ___________ ____ INCL USrVE D ATES _F_ebJ;:u;My_ 2: ____ t o ___ QJ'_Qh 9_, 19 44. NOTE: Report weather conditions ; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per s ons met with in sanctuary are as or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______ ..:o.nd.ny __ ]'_.ebJ;_u.a;r_y_ 2 .... I r et lrn fro 1 ... 'bb "'Ville at h adQuart rs at 11 :OO a .1. I n th0 aft er noon De-.ey ,..,.ent to bout 2 : 30 p .r.i. Ted 0 '.leil and one of th .. younr; Sagrera ar ri VPrl t--rs ri th tli pre boq,t broken ork on it until 6 :15 P 'J. unable to ,.1 f:e repairs, I hr.d to ta:-<:e theu in to ... .1.bbeYill e that night. Date _______ 'lJ.Le.s..c)_e._y __ .F...eb.r..1i : _r.::;_ __ 2 _9. De'"'eY and I Sn nt t 1orning in .:..'bb.ovill e it r-as m PC-'-.; :>n day alnh SagTel'a, De'"'eY nd I, return at headqua.rt0rs ith the rep airs for the Sagxera s boat, DE''""eY help on th0 repairs so that he c0t1ld r,..,tnrn to Cft1Pnie.r u Tigre. ,.,e on .. iP1-1e Isle la1r 1ilion bay in to ""'ear::Jand J..<:ke mrl uu in Tom bryou, all t:-0 tr -pners on State J.efuge, r:i.nrl section lb (School land ) h s Jover out, its thP end of the tr'lnoing season for 1943 and 411-. seen on tbis trip about 1000 Blue..,-:ing ter--.1s in anrl .)ell e Isle lake. Thousand of geese ?,Ding over at hPadC!uarte.r s see-.1s that are about r,etting ready to cro north. Date. _____ Thur..sy.:-.. { Dei-rey and I, soent th'"' day at h ad<;.uc.rt0rs, ::JO'""Pd t'., yard, J the o i l in thP 11Chick11 and cl''an tli<=> boats ... r Lionel LeJlanc stop 1over for a fei::r ninutes. :.r. BarkL1eye.r frD:.1 the Dept of c.onservation arr i verl at b eadd t etil s on :::>el le I s1 e e today. Date _____ ... ---------9 :00 a n in th.., 11 thist1.r11 De..,.ey and I took .:r. :Sark:.1eyer south to Chenier .u Tig!re stoo along tt0 c na1 anrl. took -pictures v:h0.re the bas eat1:m out the gr-ass on section 6 and took nichll'es on Spction 30 the geese has 'ueen feeding. Qn th0 ..-ay bacl: he took a fpT-shot over tr"' TPt=tl T'Ond de soe ni ctures also at the hPadCluartr>rs, r Barkl'!l.e yer left that aftr-rnoo n for p ea e n Isl and, Date. ____ S at.ur_a.ay ___ __ _l .. __ __ __ Je""'eY and I left headquartf'rs in 11miist10r11 at 7 : 30 P.-. and '"'Pnt to ... bbeville, I had to fP i n on sone business fOl' m yself, I r etuxn at hPadQua.rt prs at 3 :00 p .r.i. DePey :r:ie:iain in town for his week -end off Had a v.ar:y h::i.:rd r [in thi s Pvening. ____ __________ I soent all duy "'lt hNidquartrrs, ""Tind is north wes t and the ti de is to lo for p.atrolling. De'l!'"ey is in bbPvil le. Tho, du cks on Ee11 e Isle lake are scarce a-:;ain torlay. (U se additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: --------------------------------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM ATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral area) ____ .111.dlif_ e __ .S_a.n..c:tu.ar_J ____ STATE INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ ___ 6 ___ ta __ Jlar_ch ___ ].2._ __ 1944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in s anc tuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ____ J(ondA.y __ Ja.r_ch 6_. ____________ 7:"30 a. m. left headquarters in the 11Blue Goose" went to Abbeville, sold some property I had in Abbeville, then met Dewey and we return at headquarters at 1:30 p.m. After lunch Dewey went through Nicks lake and report 500 Blue-winged teals, 200 Shovellers. On Belle Isle lake, we have 100 canvasback, and a:>o mue-winge d teals. Date _____ Tll.e.sd8,Y__ l{a.r oh. __ 7_._ ____ _____ ,,. In the morningw e patrol north to Schooner and O>le bayou, a1so up in little Oak bay0u, seen on Vermilion bay 100 Geese, 25 Scaup. We spent the afternoon at headquarters on account of low tide, the Wind iB northwest and the weather 1 s getting cold. No ducks Isle ''.' today. Had some rain the early part of the .,' ; 1'' : '}"<"' ... Date ___ __ J(a.r _cb _g_ _____ In the morning Dewey went through the Widgeon ponds, useing the "011 ck He reports seeing g Ka11ards, Blue-winged, 100 Shovellers, 75 Snowy egrets, and 7 ot the 11 ttle blue heron. on his way out he close the tl-f ume. In the afternoon the boat 11Cbidc caught tire and caused some dam age 1:o the Hull, but not serious and will be repaired at a cost of ab out $10. Date ___ .ThUl'_ S _day __ l(ar_.ch. __ 9 _.._ _______ Dewey and I spent the day at headquarters repairing the Hull of the boat "Oliok" We have about 500 mixed ducks on Belle Isle lake todf'y. We also had the visit of some fisherman, they are fishing up in Belle Isle bayou.. Date fti.d.aY__ Jlar_ch __ lQ_. __________ patrol through Belle Isle lake and B'e&rman lake, Up Tom bayou to the School land section 16. In fearman iake, seen about 150 Blue-wing Teals. On Belle Isle lake 20o Blue-winged teals. At 4: 30 p. m. I went to Abb eville in th Q "Blue Goose took up the repairs tor the boat "Whi stle.r" and the 11Cbick1 Date .8a.tur _d.aJ_ J4ar-Ch-J.1 .. ----Lett Abbevi 11 e in the morning went to viei t my son in :Port Arthur, Texas. Dewey work on the hull of th boat 11 Oliok" Rain most of the morning. About 150 Blue-winged teals on Belle Isle lake, some Geese coming over at he&d(Jlarters seem to be going north. Date ___ .8undft.7-ll8.r cb--.12.. __________ I return :r.rom Port Arthur, Texas to Abbeville iat e that evening, Dewey come to meet me in town in the afternoon. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: ___________ '?.__ _____ ________________________________

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ R a1n.ey ___ Wi.l_dli_!e ___ _____ ST ATE __ ___________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES __ }(a.r _.cb.. __ l._). ___ 1ia_ __ Dr_clL19-,_ __ l 944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ________ __ lJ_. __ Dewey and I, at he&dcparters w1 th repairs for the boat 10hick' and the 1Whistler" at 11:00 a.m. In the afternoon Dewey work on the "Obick1 I went to Cbenier Au Tlgre in the "lhiat1g talk with the young 88.grera now in the (bast Guard. Seen in the Te$1 pond Blue. winged teals, 100 Shovellers. Date _________ __ 1._'i .. ___ Spent most of the cl8.y at headQuartere, put new noor in the boat 1 Oh1ck1 and repaired the exhaust manifold on the "1ftl1stler1 Late that afternoon I took Dewey in to Abbeville. We have on Belle ISle lake, 50 oanvasback, and 200 filU:ewinged teals. Geeae have been going over all day tor the north. .. Date. _______ f __ 1-5. .. I return trom Abbeville at headcpartera at 10: 30 a.m. alone. In the &fteTnoon I in the 1Whistler1 through Belle Isle and Vearman lake, up Tom bayou to the eotion 16 (School l&nd) seen on rearman lake about 200 mue.-winged teal, geese are still going north. Date _________ __ 1 _. __ I ent ai1 d&y at headquarters, rain all day and through the night, clean house and wrote letters, Date. _______ J'r_ i -daY--.Jlar_.cb. __ 11 .. -----In the norning I made a new hatdl for the boat "Cb1ck1 and painted same. In the afternoon I patrol in the 11Wh1stler1 north out of Deep bayou up west on Schooner bayou., then l!IOUth tbru the Humble oil oana1 to Belle Isle bafo.11, the n at headquarter, seen three Deer. Date. ______ __ JLar _oh.--18.-jpent the morning at head(Jlarters, rain and strong southeast wind. lork on the boat "Whistler" in the afternoon. At 3:30 p.m. I left the headquarters and went to Abbeville, on my way to Intraooaetal City, seen the first Green heron for this season. Date _______ __ .Mar _ch. __ ]_9. ______ I spent the day visiting my father in Erath, ta re-qn"n to Abbeville that night. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sigTJ or initial here: ------------------------===-=z----

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area ) ____ __ fi_l_dli _f_e ___ STATE __ _______________________ INCLUSIVE DA TES ____ ___ ?.Q ___ .:tQ ___ __ 19 44 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _______ ___ I return from Abbeville at head(Jlarters at 11:30 a.m. In 'the afternoon I went through lficke lake, seen there about 1500 Blue-ringed teal, a1eo eome of the Snowy egrets feeding on the At he&dCJJ.a.rters seen on Belle 181.e 1ake, 25 oanvasbaoke. Date ________ ta..ea_day ___ __ .21_. ____ patrol in the 'Whi st1er east through Belle Il e lake and i'earmand lake, up Tom bayou to the School 1and section 16, een on thi1 trip eix of the
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area )_.R.ainey ___ Wil.d.li.f.e._B.anc.tuar_y ______ STATE ___ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ ___ t,o ___ Ap.ri..l __ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ I returned :from Abbeville at h eadquarters at 12:30 p. m. aione. The afternoon we.s Spent at strong southeast wind and extra high tide, tha t night had some rain. Kingbirds, and the Green herons are becoming common. Date _____ ___ 2g_._ ______ I apent the day at headquarters, mowed the ya.rd and cnt grass along the br ea.kwa.ter. Kr. Lionel L eBlanc and his men, tide up his houseboat at headquarters for thP night. Also some fisherman stop for a few mirm tes. Thru the night the wind shift to the northwest. Date ____ Jr.edn.esda}LJlar_..ch. __ 2.9 ... __ Spent all day at heEldQlarters on account of low tide, unable to get boat out of boathouse, very strong wind from the north. Kr. temanc is still tide up at h eadcparters. On Belle Isle we have 25 Blue-winged teals, som e Kingbirds on the ya.rd. Date _____ Thu,.radaY--Wir-cb.---}0. ... ---In the morning I started south to Chenier Au Tigre, but had to return on account of low ti de unable to get across at Belle Isle Ridge, all along the canals some Snowy egrets and the Green herons feeding, seen also the first tea.st bittern for this season. In the afternoon I patrol south and went in Nicks lake, no ducks. Date ____ J'l!1-day __ )(a,r.Qh ___ 3l-.---------Left headquarters and went to Chenier Au Tigre, WS.lk east from the landing, seen five Blue geese, some Green herons, crowned night heron, and the Snowy e g r ets are common a11 a1ong in that areas. Talk with the Sagreras, return at headquarters at noon. In the afternoon I went north to Schooner and O:>le bayou. Date. ___ Sll.turday __ A.pr_ il---1.,---1944. In the m:>rning I worked on the "Whistler" and at 11:00 a. m. I left the heEJ.dcparters in the "Blueaoose" went to Abbeville, m&il the bills to Ml". Benjamin. Went to Erath, talk with Ignes Hebert, to take up Deweys job but unable to get an answer on this date, have to wait until sunday afternoon, I return to Abbeville. Date ____ Sundf.!y __ Apr_il. __ 2. ... ____ ________ Each warden sign or initial here: Return to Erath, and talk with Mr. Hebert, arran e p to come out with me on monday oorning, I return +-A4S. to AbbeVille in the afternoon. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) lt'1l_Ql_t_f_e ___ ____ STATE __ .Loni..81.a.na_ .. _____________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ ___ J __ :li_o A.pr11 ___ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; and names of boats :i;net with; 11;ames of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happemngs; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _________ __ J.._ ______ I returned trom .A.bbeville with Ignue Hebert, to rePJ.ace Dewey,in the afternoon we hung around headqua:rtere bowed Hebert the plam and talk things over. We b&Ye a Tery 1trong northwest wind &nd the ti de 1 e 80 low that we had a h&rd time to get acroee Vermiliai bay. Date--------1'1.ell.d.&7--.Ap.rtJ.. --4..----Hebert and I, Spent the morning at be&dQnartere, clean the boat1 and appl1 ed the second cN.t of paint on the 1 Chi clc'. In the afternoon we patrol in the 1Blue Qooae" to Southwest pa.ea and Deadmana Island, seen a11 along the pue eome Snowy egrets feeding, on the bay eeen about 50 Boa.ups. T&lk with some fishermin pu1. Date _________ -We.dnda7 __ J.pn.l--5-. The morning was spent at headquarters, Hebert clean the engines on the boats. In the afternoon Hebert and I, patrol south in the 'boat 111b.ietler1 ol.oeed the nume to 1Uck1 lake, also the nume to the Widgeon ponds, in the Teal pond we till have 150 Blue-winged tea.la, 100 Shovellers, &nd Green herons, are now 00111110n. Date _________ .Thur1ld&J--Ap%1l..--6-.--9:00 a. m. Hebert and I, left the in the "Whi11t1er patrol south to Cbenier Au T1gre, seen all &long the canals lots of snowy egrets, some Blue.winged, on the Island we talk to the (bast &nd the S&g.rerae, bad lundl w1 ih the LeBlance and return at beadcparters late that afternoon. Date ________ .)!rJ._da,.y. __ Apr -1-1---1 .. -------Hebert and I epent the day at be&dqiarters, Kowed the yard and en t graee along the breakwater. On Belle Isle 1ake, we have 25 Blue-winged teals. Ted o 'Jleil atop at he&dquarters for a short vi Bit, be was on his way back to l.bbeVille trom Chen1 er Au Tigre. Strong southeast wind and high ti de. Date ______ J!a:tu.r.cla..y-.Apr.il--.g_.___ 8:" a.m. left headCll&rters in the 'Blue Goose to Abbertlle, Hebert went t.o zrath on bueines1. work done on my teeth. Date _______ Sun..d(L_y: __ Apr_11---9-------I left Abbeville and went to Opelouau, ta. to spend Ea.Bter with some friends, return to Abbe. Tille that night. Hebert spent the day in i:ratb Had some rain through the. day. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Hebert and I, went I went bad some or initial here: .. ------------------------------------------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area )_Ra1n.ey __ n_l_dl1.!.e ___ _______ STATE_L.ou.isi.ana. __________________ _______ INCLUSIVE DATES .. ___ 1Q ___ t.o_ _Apri1 __ 1.6_. ___ l 944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date __ __ ]._Q_!.. __________ Hebert and I, returned from Abbev111 e to hea.d
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area )_ ___ Rai_n_ey __ Jr11dli..f.e. __ SB.rult.ua.rJ ____ STATE ___ Louiian&.---------------------------INCLUSIVE DATES _.Ap.%11.-l.:7---to. A.pri..1._2h--1944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date __ Ap1_il __ I left AbbeVille at g :OO a. m. went to Lafayette to continued my dental work, I return at headcparters late that evening. Hebert remain at head<:arters all day on account of rain. Seen on my way back to camp 6 Scau.p on Vel'milion bay. Rain thru the night and strong ea.at wind. Date ___ __ Apr.ll __ l!..._ _______ In the morning Hebert and I, patrol in the 11Wh1 atler up TQI bayon, The Boat-t&iled (JL"ackle are a11 &long the bayous and oanala. Orchard Oriole, Kingbird&, tea.at Bi ttel'ns, Green heron, purple GaJ.limle a:re now very oonmon a11 through the sanctuary. We spent the afternoon at headqi&rtel's, had more ra1n. Date ___ W.ednee4\y J.p.rll __ 19 .. ____ Hebert and I, spent the morning in camp, ra1n and etrong east wind. In the afternoon Hebel't and I, left head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area ___ 'f11.dl _if_ e __ _____ STATE_L.au.1.Siana.a ________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ____ .Apl"_i1 __ alJ:th._ __ j;_ Q _Apr._il_ th 19 44 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ ___ g_>tb_, ______ Hebert and I, return at head(J.larters at 10:00 a.m. In the afternoon we painted the gutters on the main c aq,. Ted O' Beil man came out to walk the marsh on section 6 north of the Teal pond, they spent the night at he&dCJi&rters. Date ___ 1\l..es.daY-_ ..lp..ri.1 __ 25_th. ___ Hebert and I, work on the gutters all day. Ted O'Neil left headquarters went and walk on the east side of Deep bayou section 29, they also we.lJc on section 13 near Oole b&You they return to Abbeville that evening. Had some rain thru the night and strong east wind and high ti de. Date ____ \f .adnes.d,B.y __ A.prJ..1 __ 26th. Hebert and I, patrol in the morning south to Chenier Au Tigre, seen on this patrol the first Kingbird nest along t h e canal, many of the Grackles nest w1 th eggs and some Green herons nest w1 th eggs. In the afternoon Hebert and I went and mowed the landing at Intraooastal 01 ty, we return at he&d
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) _R_ain.ey __ Jl1.1Jll1..fe ___ S.a.n.c.tua.ry ____ ST ATE_..l,0111.S.i.ana.... ___________________________ INCLUSIVE DATESJla.J: __ _l ___ __ J.,. ___ __ __ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _______ )lg4i0_l'. __ __ !L __ _____ _____ I left Abbeville at 7: YJ a. m. went to Lafayette to finish the work on my teeth, re'blrn at Headcarters that afternoon. Hebert r El!lain in camp all day. The weather il!I very bad, strong southeast wind, the tide ie now 2 inches over the breakwater. weather continued bad thru the night. Date ________ __ ll.ay __ .?_Jl.____________ Hebert and I, spent all day at headquarters cbe to bad weather. '!he water is now about four inches over the breakwater on the east side of the main camp. Win d shift from southeast to northwest at about 4o m. p. h. wt t h .hard driving rain. -Date ________ w.e_dn.e.sday_Jlu __ J.._ ______ Hebert and I, spent the morning eleaning the drifts on the yard at head(Jlarters, the water is still up to the breakwater level. In the afternoon I went south,open the flume t ick'!J ... the flume to the W!dgeon ... seen on rip 1 Deers ...... aiong thecaiial: .-'!fie e now common are the Pnrple ga.llinule, Least bi ttert;>.s, KingbirdS, and the or chard oriole, with some Snons feeding along Date ________ 7:00 a. m. Hebert and I, left headCltlarters in the "Blue Goose" patrol to Deadmans Island et the Is Q!i e 250 nee a es oyed from the high .. e .. was ed away. 'tlif!.ll
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area )___R.a.:Lne.y __ Jr1.l..dli..f.e. __ $anctua.r_y _____ STATE_.L.oni..si..ana..._ __________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES Jlay __ g_ .t_o May __ ]._l:J:. __ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ __ S__L--------------I return from Abbeville at headcparters at 11:00 a.l'll. In the morning Hebert,olean the "Blue Goose" and the 11Cllidc11 We spent the afternoon cutting the grass north of the big oamp near boat ways. also worked on the lawn mow. ___ 9_. ___________ In the morning Hebert, patrol up Tom bayou and report eeen lots of the Snowy egrets feeding along the bayou and rearman lake shore. I remain at oamp and installed new cable on the boat 111thist1er In the afternoon Hebert and I, installed new gutters on the boathouse. A.O. Lemano, from State Refuge headcparters visited us in the afternoon. Date l{ay __ 10_. ______ ____ Hebert and I, Spent the morning at headquarters cut grass on the yard. In the afternoon we patrol up Big Island bayou, seen six Green heron nest and many of the Grackles nest, we also painted and repaired the OS.mp chairs. Date __ Thur.s.day .. M&y. _11 .. .... _____ Hebert and I, left headquarters in the boat "'tfhistler at 11: 00 a.m. went to Intraooast.al City and mowed the lawn and repaired the gate. We return at headq.iarters at 5 :00 p. ll. Seen on the way three Soaups, and two Deers. Date .. __ 12.._ _________ _______ 7 :oo a. m. Hebert and I, left headQuartere in the boat 1Blue Goose" patrol rut to Deadmane Island, on the Island we have now about 2000 of 1;he Snosy Egrets and some 500 of the Louisiana herons, some of the nest has youngs birds at this time. on the way baok we visited the wardens at State Refuge headquarters on J'earman bayou. Date_.Sa.tnr.da.Y-. I left headQu.arters in the "Whistler that morning and went to Abbeville for the week-end, Hebert remain at head(Jlarters, in the morning he paint ed the camp obair s the second ooat, in the afternoon he mowed the ya.rd. Date.Sunda.Y---lL&Y---14.----------------Each warden sign or initial here: Hebert patrol in the boat Oli ok1 up Schooner and .. /} Cole bayou, he report seen many of the Green heron e:i sih !::! 110 -------------------------------------------------------return to Abbeville that night. -------------------------------------------------------(Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN1S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) _fl._ain..ey _Jfi.ldJ.i!.tL.SNlotllBr.Y-------STATE Loui..a:tana .. ___________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ J:,5 ___ ___ 14_'ll!I ___ g]._, ___ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. __ __ !A_ ,.:: __ =__ -___ -__ -___ -___ ---------------------------I returned from Abbeville at 10:30 a.m. In the morning Hebert went and replaced one of the small sign on the bay shore. In the afternoon I, patrol south to Cbeni er Au Tigre, seen many of the Purple Gallimle all along the canals, seen also three Deers. Talk 1'i th the Sagreras and return at beadcarters at 5:30 p.m. Date ___ .Tue.s.daY---M.ay.f&:. _____________ I left headquarters in the 1Blue Goose" went to Abbeville to attend a meeting of the Police jury. Hebert patrol that morning in the 'Whistler out to southwest pass and Deadman s Island, lots of the Snowy egrets and the Lruisiana heron are now batching. Seen the first of the Orchard Oriole nest today. Date ___ .. ________ I return from Abbeville to Head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ __ _______ INCLUSIVE DATES __ ll1Ay ___ a2 ___ t._o __ l{ay ___ ___ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling! amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; and names of boats :i;net with; 11;ames of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happemngs; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date.ll_Qn_day __ l(B,_x __ _gg_, _________________ Hebert and I, return from AbbeVille at 10:30 a.m. atrong southeast wind and very high tide, the water is within four inches to come over the 'Wreakwater. The afternoon was a1so apent in camp on account of rain thru the night. Mr. Lionel LeB!anc return to Abbeville. Date ___ Tu..es..day __ l[ay __ 2.3 .. ______________ We are still having high wind but the water has gone down some, spent the day in camp, mowed the yard, and I work on the "Whistler" we also cut grass along the slip to boath
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) __ f!._a1n_ey. Wi1.dlif.e __ .Sano.tnax.y: ___ ___ STATE ___ Loui.siana.... ________ ________________________ INCLUSIVE D A TES __ .?_9t'Q_ ___ ___ l9 44 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. __ JllU __ 2_9.a ______ ____________ I return from AbbeVille to headciu.arters at lJ.:OO a.m. Hebert that mor ning in the "Chi ck" patrol up Schooner bayou to our west line on sect ion 11, he reports seen three Deere and some Snowy egrets feeding the Vermilion bay s hore. The afternoon was spent at headquarte.rs. Date ___ __ Ma..Y---.30---------------We left headquarters in the 11Blue Goose at 6:00 a.m. patrol to Dead.. man s Island, the bir d.S a.re doing fine, about one third of the eggs are now hatch. The afternoon was Spent at oamp. M:r. Aca LeBlanc a State trapper came out to h eadquarters far a short visit. Date.J!e..dne.ad&y_ J.{a.y.: __ _________ Hebert and I, spent the day painting at h eadQuarters. 6: 3) p .m. that evening I left headCJu.arters in the "Blue Goose went to Abbeville to meet Kr. Baker thursday morning. Date. __ __ J\m.e. __ l.,_ __ J.9_ 9 :oo a.m. Met Ml". Baker, and return to the sanctuary at noon. In the afternoon Kr. Baker and I, went to Chenier Au Ti gr e and talk with Kr. Sagrera, return to Headquarters, I aJ.so took l4r. Baker up TQD bayQl. Hebert epent the morning mowing the yard at headquarte.rs. Date. _Fr_i.day __ June. __ 2_. _________________ Hebert went for Mr. Sagre.ra at Chenier Au Ti gre and took him at headq. From there Ml". Baker, Ml'. Sagrera and I, went to AbbeVille, Mr. Baker Kr. Sagrera and Mr White and I, talk the cattier matters in Abbeville. I took Mr. Bale er to meet his train in Lafayette and return to Chenier Au Tigxe with Mr. BaeJrera that evening. Hebe.rt mowed the lawn at the landing and went to Erath for the week-end off. I remain at head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ __ Wil_ dli_fe.. ..Sana.tnar.7 _____ ST ATE __ Loui.s.ia.na..---------------------------------INCL USIVE DATES ___ Ju,.ne_ __ 5 ___ t_o ___ __ __ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ ___ J'g, tUL5---------------I left the headcparters at 6:00 a.m. went to Abbeville, met Hebert and return to head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) __ ___ Wlldlif_e __ STATEt..oui.si a na ------------------------INCLUSIVE DATES ____ Jun_e. 12 __ t_Q __ ..rune ___ Jg__. 191+4 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ __ Jun_e __ l_a. ___________ I met Kr. Baker in Abbeville at 9:30 a.m. had a meeting with the Sagreras and White. In the aftermon I took u;r. Baker to Avery Island, then to New Iberia, I return to AbbeVille. Date _____ __ Ju.n.e l_J..__ _______ I left Abbeville with yr. Sag't'era and Kr. 1$11te, took them to the Chenier Au return to head.Quarters at noon. Hebert that morning patrol up Schooner and CX>le b&You, he r eporte seen many Of the young Green heron also seen five Deers. Date _____ l{edn.esday ___ ___ Hebert and I, epent the day painting the soreenporch. I went to Abbeville that evening to make plans with Lionel LeB1ano for a trip to Qrand Chenier. Date _____ Thur_sde.y __ ...:mn.e __ .15_._ ____ Lionel LeBlano and I, left Abbeville in our Ford truck at 7:00 a.m. went to Grand Chenier, Been the Crain brothers about 11Marsh plow" we also talk Mudboat and yarsh buggies. we return to Abbeville that night. Hebert went and mowed the landing at Intraooastal City, and return to headq,iarter s. Date _____ ___ Jy_ne J6 _-'----------Lionel LeBlano and I, went to Jennings, La. to talk with Mr. Zigler abrut the dredgtng of our canals, return to Abbeville at noon. Jn the afternoon I took my oar to New Iberia to have it repaired. Hebert patrol in the "Blue Goose" to southwest pass and Deaamans Island. ___ _.J_!' _______ I return at headQlaxters in the morning. Hebert painted the .noor in the dineing roan in the morning. In the afternoon Hebert went to Abbeville for his week-end Off I remain in canpa.11 day Date _____ Sund81' ___ june_ __ ig_.._ __________ I went to Abbeville to spand the day with my eon and brother fr an Part Arthur, Texas. Hebert spen the day in Erath. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sigtJor initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area __ _____ STATE __ L..Q!JJ __ INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ .JUJ.lfL1.9 ___ t_9 ___ 194J+ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling! amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ .llon.da.y_ __ Ju,n.e __ .19_, ___________ I met Mr. Zigler and L.ionel teBlanc in Abbeville, took them out thrrugh the canal to Chenier Au Tigre. We return to Abbeville that evening. Been a1ong the Vermilion bay 6 Deers, also some Snowy egrets feeding. Date _____ ___ June 2Q_. ________ I retur n from Abbeville to headqiarters at 11 :00 a m Hebert patrol in the boat "Chick" up Tom bayou in the morning. The afternoon was spent at he&d'hlcrters, Mr. Simm Sagrera st0p at camp far a short visit with us, he was on his way to Abbeville. Date _____ __ .2_1_.____ :: 7 :00 a m we left headQuarters in t h e "Blue Goose" and patrol up to Deadmants Island, we have some 1 00 youn bird.S at this time, abrut o ose youngs are now nying, we re n :-eat!'IIa::ttuers at 11: oo a m In the afternoon we remain at oamp and mowed the yar d Date ______ ______ 6:30 a m Hebert and I left headquarters in the "Blue Cbese" went to Intraooastal City and mowed the lot at the landing, we return at hedaqua.rters at noon. In thei afternoon we went up Big Island bayou, also went close the flume icks Man of j;h-S' sno a is useing the ea teir oU't m on he Ycltheny sid,e "from the eal pohd. -r .... t.o., r "' Date _____ 1'_rid.ay .June __ 2 J .. ---------Left headquarters in the "Whistler" th&s morning and patrol south to Chenier Au Tigre, had lunch wl th Ralph Sagrera, return at headQ... uarters in the afternoon, seen on this patrol many of the Snowys BQ!le Wood Ibif, Black-necked stilt, Purple ge.llinule, and many Least bitterns and ingbird.S. Date _____ .8._tur_a.a..Y__ June __ ali .. ______ In the morning I went ot Abbeville, useing the "'Whistler" Hebert re main at headquarters and painted the west porch on the big house. In the afternoon Hebert patrol in the "Chick" north to Deep bayru and r ep1ace one sma11 sign on the canal, he report seen five Deers a1 eng the canals. Date ____ .SUnd.a.y __ !lun..e 25._. __________ I spent a11 day in Abbeville. Hebert spent a11 day at headquart ere. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ Wi_ldl_if_e STATE __ Loui.s.ia.na_. __ _____ INCLUSIVE D ATES __ .J.un.e ___ a6 ___ '\i.Q ___ Ju-1..Y.: ___ ___ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along Mention any unusual happenings; any ilisturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date __ ___ ___ g_! _____________ I return from Abbeville to headquarters at 10:,:> a m Hebert painted the floor in dining room in the morning. In the afternoon we mrked on the "Whistler Date ________ __ Z_7-_. _______ Hebert and I spent the morning at headq.iarters. In the aftemoon we went for Lionel's marsh buggy on Belle Isle Ridge and took it to -( head.QJ.arters to run over the grass east of the boathouse. on the way l<\"' back seen on section 6 for the first time t of the oun a -neckedp e sanctuary. Date _______ __ J:mie __ 6: 30 a.m. Hebert and I, headquarters Goose" and went to Dead!nans s and, we now have some now flying, we re ri. to camp at 10: ;D a.m e a erno ent run.. ing the mar sh buggy over the g;rass near the lake. Date _______ ___ June._.29_. __ ___ I patrol south to Chenier Au Tig;re in the morning, visited some of the co a'Bt Guards on the Island and return to headquarters at noon. On t he way back I n ,.,t .. eaten in G. .. about Snowy egret, and 100 of he uisfana. eron, 15 ed stilt feeding in those Opens places where the rats has eat n tl:ie gfS:Sa. Date _______ Fr.i.da.y._..Jun.e. __ .. ______ Hebert and I, spent the morning at headq.iarters, mowed the yard and clean the two hoo.se In the afternoon we went and mowed the landing at Intracoastal City, from there we went to Abbeville. Date _______ ___ July __ l_. __ 19_4 4 Hebert remain in Abbeville, its his week-end off, I return at head cp.a.rter s in the morning. I spent the afternoon at headQuarters, had some rain, Lionel LeBlanc s boys and friend st0p over for a short visit, they were from Abbeville on there way to Chenier Au Tigre. Date ______ __ Jul_y __ 2_. ____________ Hebert spent the day in Erath. I spent the mor ning at headquarters. Ralph and wife stop at camp for a short visit they were on the we.ck to Chenier Au Tigre from Abbeville. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here: __ ?_ ________ _____________

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or i;e neral area) ____ Rai.ney ___ WiJ.dlif_e __ STATE __ L.o\l.L.si.ana ... ___________________________ INCLUSIVE D ATES __ July __ 14 ___ tQ. .Ju.ly ___ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ __ In the morning Hebert patrol in the "Chi ck" up Tom bayou cnt grass around the small signs. In the afternoon Hebert came up to the landing in the 11Blue Goo se11 mowed the ya.rd, from there he came in to Abbeville to meet me. Date ___ __ J.ul,Y__ llt. ___________ Hebert and I, left Abbeville at a m. and return at headquarters. Hebert and I spent the afternoon mowing the ya.rd at headQlarters. The weather is very hot, and the tide is so low that we are unable to get "Blue Goose" in boathcuse. Seen many of the Snowy Egrets feeding along Vermilion bay, a1so three Deers. Date __ ___ Ju_ly ___ 19 Hebert in the morning patrol north in the 11 Chick" cutting grass around the small signs. I patrol south in the 11Whistler11 to Chenier Au Tigre, had lunch with Ralph Sagrera, return to h eadq.iarters in the afternoon. In the afternoon Hebert cut grass around sma11 signs in Big Island ba you In the eaten out areas on section 6, 3()) Snowy Egrets feeding. Date ___ Th.ur_s.da.Y__ _Ju],y __ 2Q_._ _______ a m. Hebert and I patrol in the 11Blue Goose out to southwest pass and neaamans Island, there are now on the rs1and some 600 yQl.ng birds unable to fly yet; there are a1so a few nests with eggs not hatch. The afternoon was spent at headquarters. Weather 1s still very hot. Date __ ___ ___ _______ Hebert and I, spent the morning wheeling dirt a1ong the breakwater. In the afternoon we patrol thru Belle Isle and Fearman lake to Hell Hole, useing the boat 11Whis t 1er11 on the way back we visit the warden at State Refuge headquarters, seen on this patrol many of the Snowys I.ouisiana herons, Least bitterns, and Kingbird.B Date __ ___ z_a_. ____ _____ In the morning I took Propeller & drive shaft off the boat "Blue Goose" took the repairs to Abbeville, Hebert took me to Intraooastal City and return at headquarters. I n the afternoon Hebert pa:t;rol in the 11 Clliok" up to our west line on Schooner baycu, he report seen five Deers. Date ___ $unday __ ..lu1y __ 2.J.-------------Hebert epent a11 day at headquarters, I spent the day in Abbeville. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or gene ral area) ___ STATE __ INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ Jy_!y 2! ___ __ )Q _,_ ___ !9_44 NOTE : Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______ ___ ___ Hebert met me at Intracoastal city in the morning, we return to headq.iartPrs with the repairs for the boat 11Blue Goose" In the aft er noon we hauled out the "Blue Goose" on the marine ways scraped her botto-.m -.. Date _______ ___ tlul.Y___ ________ Spent all day working on the 11Blue Goose" had some rain late in the afternoon. Date _____ ___ J\ll.Y ';,') ,. Spent a11 day on the boat "Blue Goose" O:>PPer j;)l..e, b.QUom i ta led ne. rgp11er and new drive shaft late that afternOJn we launcn er off t e wayS"". Date ______ ___ Ju.Js __ .27_._ _____ 6 :30 a m Hebert and I, patrol in the "Blue Goosen out to the pass and Dead.man s Island, we still have about 4oo young birds useing the Island, we talk with fisherman in the pass, al so we visit the wardens at State Refug e headq.iarters at Fearman, we return to camp at noon. The afternoon was spent mowing the yard. Date ______ ___ Jul.y __ zg_----------In the morning Hebert and I, left headqiarters in the 'Whist1ern went to Intra coastal City and mowed the landing, I let Hebert take the week-end off, I return at h eadq_iarters, seen on the -way back to camp along Vermilion bay many of the SnowY egrets feeding along the shore, We are having strong west wind and the weather is very hot tide is a bit low. Date. _____ __ z_9.a ______ I n the ?Ibrning I patrol south to Chenier Au tigre, seE>n many of the Least Bitterns, Snowy egrets, some touisianas, Green heron, Black. necked stilt and a few of the furpl e ga.11 I had lunch w.l th young LeB1anc, return at headquarters and from there I went to Abbeville, bou ht lOO slats for our E?m I Date._. ___ .$unda.y __ .. ----------Each wardenzign r initial here: I spent the day in Abbeville with friends. Heber, __ ,,.,.J,.,,,. spent the day in Erath. .... (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. SANCT UA R Y (or g e n eral are a ) ___ _e ___ _____ ST INCL USIVE D ATES ___ JuJ;y __ _)J._ __ tQ. __ __ }944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ __ ___ Hebert and I, return from Abbeville at headquarters at 10:30 a.m. In the afternQJn we patrol up Tom bayou, seen many of the young Snowy-egrets feed along the shore in Fearman lake, also in the bayou. Talk w1 th warden of State Refuge. Date. ___ .Tu.e.sda1 __ A11gu.s.t. __ l..,.--l.9.W'i Hebert and I, spent a11 day at headquarters, started to remove the old canvas on the deck of the boat "Whistler" Had a little rain in the afternoon. Mr. Lionel LeBlanc arrived at headcparters in hi a own beat. Date ___ .... _______ 6:30 a.m. Hebert and I, left headquarters in the "Blue Qoose" went and mowed the landing at city, return at headquarters at 11: a.m. The afternoon was Spent mowing the yard at headquarteB. Date ____ ... ___ ,_. __________ At 6:30 a.m. I left headquarters in the 11Blue Goose" Abbevi lJ. e, sent in the bills to ur. Benjamin. bought th a rs :t o "Whistler" retu !n he afternoon. Hebert patrol north up in Schooner the boat 11 Chi ck" Date ____ __ Aug .. _Jf_. _______________ and went to lumber for ea cparters bayou, useing Hebert and I, spent a11 day at headquarters. ... 11 is:tl.er". also ov ome bad planks her deck part of the afternoon was spent in camp on account of rain. There are still some 200 Snowy and Louisiana herons useing the eaten out on section 6, south of headquarters. Date ____ S _a.tur.day __ Aug ... __ 5 ... _________ Hebert clean the boats in the morning. I clean my camp and wash clothes. In the afternoon Hebert repaired two bad piaces on the breakwater. I went to Abbeville this afternoon at P .:M. Hebert remain at headq.iarters. Date ____ Sunday: __ Aug_. ___ 6_.________________ g : 30 a .lll. I 1 eft A bbev111 e and patrol in the "Blue Goose" out to Southwest pass and Deaaman s rs1and, there are still some 400 birds useing the 1s1and. Hebert Spent the da at headquarters. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or gene ral area) ___ W il.dli_ f.e ST ATE ____ Loni_ s i .a.na._ ___________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ____ .Au.gu_s:t ___ :i_ ta __ _Au.g_. __ lJ,_ __ l 944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ________ ___ Ii __ __ ______ I return from Abbeville to headQuarters at 11: 30 a.m. Hebert patrol that morning up to Chenier Au '1'igre, he used the boat "dhick11 In the afternoon Hebert and I, dismantled the engine in the "Whistler" checked every part and found the cylinder block had rust through. Had some rain late that evening. Date ___ _____ __ At4$_.. __ _g__, _______ Hebert and I, spent the day at headquarters repaired some bad planks on the deck of the "Whi Lionel LeBlanc and his arri v<>d at camp in the aft Had more rain through the night. Date _______ JY.e_dne..s.d.Q.._}! __ A.n.g ... __ $._.. Hebert mowed the yard and I, continued working on the Old "Whistler" Seen coming over at headquarters. 28 Wood Ibis, the Snowys are very common aiong the canals and bayous, also the Kingbird and Bitterns. Date ________ Thu.r.s.d,.ay __ Au.g ... ___ ]..Q_T ___ 6:30 a.m. Hebert and I, left headquarters in the "Blue Qoose11 went mowed the landing at Intracoasta1 City, return at headChl.arters, in the afternoon w e hauled out the boat 11Whist1er" on the way s Had a little mor e rain in the afterno o n Date ________ F.r.iday __ Aug .. __ J.1-r--Hard r a n througJ" the day, unable to do any thing on the 11Whist1er" ol ea.n "Otlt two of the water tanks that morning. Seen sQ'ne 50 of the Wood Ibis over Belle Isle lame. Date _______ ... J.2,----H eb ert and I, left headquarters in the 11Blue Goose" this morning and went to Abbeville for the week-end, we took up some part of the engine of the 11Whistier11 to have repaired in Abbeville. Lionel LeBlanc remain at headQuarters over the week-end. Date _______ _$unday __ Au.g ... ___ l)-,-----H e be rt and I, spent the day in town, Lionel Le lane spent the day at headquarters, rut lived in his o w n houseooat. Had some more rain. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign ;Jr initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or general area) ____ __ ___ INCLUSIVE D ATES _____ ___ l!!___ :tQ ___ A,JJ_g'Q._:t ___ gO, 1944 NOTE: Report wea ther conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______ Hebert and I, return from Abbeville to headquarters at 10: 30 a m In the afternoon Hebert patrol in the boat 11 Chick" up Tom bayou. I epent the afternoon doing more work on the boat 11Whi stl er". Lionel LeBlanc pulled away fr an headquarter and went to Chenier Au Tigre. Date _______ __ Augu_s_t l-5..a ___ Hebert and I, spent ail day at headQua.rters, made some repairs on the hul 1 of the 11Whi st1 er11 in the morning. The afternoon was Spent in ca.mp on account of rain. Date. ______ Wedne_e_d.ay. __ A.ugu.et __ l6_ I left headq.iarters this morning in the 11 Clli ck11 and patrol .south to Olenier Au Tigre, return at headq.ia.rters at noon, seen on this trip many of the snowy egret, and three Deers. In the afternoon we renove the 01 d paint on the boat "Whi st1 er11 Date ______ ___ __ ]_7--6:30 a.m. Hebert and I, left headquarters in the "Blue Goose" went mowed the landing at Intracoasta1 c1 ty, return at camp at 11 :oo a m. The afternoon was spent working on the 11Whi stl er" Date ____ __ iet. ______ Hebert and I, spent the morning at headcparters, painted the first coat on the "Whistler" and put new canvas on her deck. In the afternoon we :patrol o..tt to southwest pass and Deaam.an s Island, there are still sQne 200 young Egrets feeding on the Island. we seen a1so sQne Man...o war birds and the Brown pelidin in the pass. Date ___ __ __ _Au_gu_sj; ___ l_9._ __ I left headquarters in the "Blue Goose" at 9:00 a.m. went to Abbevil lle for the week-end off. Hebert remain at headquarters a11 day, he cut grass east along the Q)athouse and near the boat ways. Had sane rain in the afternoon. Hebert patrol in (i E :c:_ initial here: the "Chi ck" north to Schooner and Cole bayou, :t:--..dbh. He talk with fisherman on Vermilion bay, be repo s seen snowy :ElSr ets fee ding a11 a1 ong the ba;Jl o..ts -------------------------------------------------and crowding) --------------------------------------------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ ___ _____ .. _________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ ___ 2] .. __ t_Q __ ,Augus..t ___ 2J_, 1944. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ______ ___ _____ I return from Abbeville at headquartArs at 11:00 a.m. In the morning Hebert scraped and sand paper the bottom of the .. Whistler". In the afternoon I painted the second ooat on the hull of the "Whistler" and the first coat of c0pper paint on the bottom. Strong east wind and very high tide a11 thru the day. Date _______ __ Augu.s_t __ .2.2_ .. __ Hebert and I, patrol this morning in the 11 Chi ck11 east thru the lakes up to St_ate Refuge headCltlarters, Vi Bit the wardens there and talk to fisherman, return at camp 11:60 a.m. In the afternoon we remain at headQuarters clean the engines and scrub the boats. Had a light rain this even ng. MosQuitoes are very bad at this time. Date. ______ W.edn.es.day __ Augu.at __ 2J. Hebert and I, spent the day at headquarters, painted second coat of copper paint on the bottom of the "Whistler" and launch her. I also gTind the .valves on the Del oo light plant. The Green Heron, Kingbird and the Least bittern a.re still very common a11 thru the n eas. More of the friendly moscitoes today. Date _______ ___ g!f_! __ In the morning we patrol in the 11BlueGoose" in Hell Hole and out to southwest pass, seen hundreds of the Snowy e grets feeding ail along the pass and a1ong the bay shore, seen a1so 25 Summer ducks on the wing over Hell Hole. Talk with fisherm a n in the pass. Date ______ F.rL(]g.-Y__ A11gus.t ___ 25_ ... _____ 7:00 a.m. Heb ert and I, left headQuarters in the "Blue Goose" went mowed the landing at Intraooastal city, I return at ca.mp 12:30 p.m. Hebert went to l!}'ath on some business of his own. I Spent the afternoon at head'iuarters made a new hatch for the boat "Whistler" ur. Lionel LeBlanc arrived at headquarters from Abbeville. Date ________ ___ 2_6..11 Hebert spent the day in Erath. In the morning I patrol in the 11 Chick" south to Chenier Au Tigre, seen many of the Snowy egret, Green heron, Least bittern, Wood Ibis, return at headqiarters 11:30 a.m. At 2:00 p. m. I left headcuarters in the "Blue and went to Abbeville, Hebert met me at Intraooastal city in the Far d truck. Date ____ ____ Sunda._ Au.gu..st __ Hebert spent the day in Abbeville. Lionel over the week-end. in Erath. I spent LeBlanc took care (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e neral area) __ Rain.e.Y-_JHil_dlL[e __ __ ____ STATE ___ L_Ql.Lsi.n._._ ______ ___________________ INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ All@l.S_t ___ 2g ___ t Q __ .S_ep.:t_rm.be_r 3 1944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes sp ent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ .Mondgy:_ __ g.$ __ ____ Hebert and I, return from Abbeville to headquarters at 10:30 a.m. In the afternoon Hebert, mowed the yard. < t we>rked on the 11Whistlet'11 Abs.rd Stoute, warden on Marsh Island arrived at headcpa.r ters to spend the night with us. Had some rain toni t e Date _____ __ .Augu.s.t z_9_. ____ 7:-;IJ a m. warden S tntte, and Hebert left headCh.larters in the 11Elue Goose" and patrol out to southwest pass and neaaman s Island, very few of the Snowy now useing neaaman s Island, but seen many of the birds feeding ai1 a1ong the shore in the pass. I remain at camp to do some work on the 11Whistler11 hull. warden Stoute return Marsh Island in the afternoon. Date ______ __ .Au.gtJ_f?.t ___ J)._. In the morninff we painted the second coat of paint on the Deck of the 11Whistler1 a1so remove the paint on the cook stove in my camp and repaint same Seen over Belle Isle lake 25 summer ducks, some of the Wood Ibis. Stong south wind and very high tide. Date ______ Thur.srla-Y__ Angu.a.t ___ :U---In the morning I, 1 eft in the 11 Obi ck11 and patrol north to Schooner and 001 e bayru, seen many of the Snowy feeding along the shore and in the bayous, the Green heron is a1so common thru that area, retured to camp by way of the Ihl.mble oil canal, visi.ted the boys at Louisiana Furs. Spent the afternoon at headquarters. Date _____ ___ 1,_ __ i9!!f _.. ____ Hebert and I, left headquarters at 7:00 a.m. in the "filue Goose" went and mowed the 1anding at Intraooasta1 city, I return at camp Hebert went to Abbeville. Rain most of the afternoon so I remain at headquarters, clean house and wrote some letters. Date. ____ aaturd.ay __ _s.ep.t.emher 2 I left headquarters in the 11mue Goose" at g :OO a m. went to Abbeville, Hebert return at headquarters that morning That evening I went to Lafayette to mee t my son, we return to Abbeville that night. Date _____ Sund,ay ___ s..ept-emb.er---3-.-I Spent the day in Abbeville with my son. Hebert spent the day at hedauarters. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) .. :

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) ___ R.ain.ey ___ Wil.dlif_e __ _____ _________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ ___ S_ep.:tem1'_er 11, 1944. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date_J!Qn.y ___ ___ !f_, _____ I return from Abbeville at headquarters at 10 :30 a.m. In the morning Hebert patrol up 'lbm bayou he used the boat 11Chick" Hebert and I, spent the afternoon at h eadQua.rters, hauled out the "Chick" on the ways, scraped the bottcm and repaired the stearn bearing. Date __ .Tue.S.d.a.y: .. Hebert spent the mowing the ya.rd at headquarters. I spent the morning working on the 1 ChickU The afternoon was spent at on account of rain through the afternoon and part of the Date_JN.ednesda.y: __ s.ep.t.ember--6 Hebert and I, Spent the morning at headquarters, cOpper painted the bottcm of the boat "Chick" and launch her. In the afternoon I patrol south to Chenier Au 'tigTe, visited Ralph Sagrera, return at headquarters at 6: 30 that evening. Seen at Chenier Au Tigre, the first lg Blue-winged for this season, Hebert also report seen 20 over Belle Isle 1ake. Date ___ S..ep_t_an.b_eJ.;" ____ 7_.__ Left headquarters in the 11Blue Goose" at 7:00 a m. went and mowed the landing at Intraooastal City, return at headquarters at 11:15 a.m. we spent the afternoon at headQuarters rEJ>airing the boat ways. Hebert spent some of his time cleaning the "Blue Goose", Lionel LeBlanc son stop and visit us for a few mi nut es then went on to Chenier Au TigT e. Date_..Frid.ay: __ S_ep.t..emb..er.--S.+----Spent the morning working on the boat ways Seen over Belle Is:\,e lake 12 Bluenged teals. Unable to do any thing in the afternoon on account of rain. At 4:30 p. M I left headquarters in the 11Blue11 toose11 and went to Abbeville, Hebert remained at camp. Date ______ Hebert Spent a11 day at headquarters. I left Abbeville in the Ford truck that morning and went to Morgan 01 ty, ta. to see about a en gine for the "Whistler" return to ;!Abbeville that evening. Hebert seen two Sparrow Hawk at camp, those are the first of the seen. Date .... Sunday ... S.ep:temher ___ lQ_ Hebert spent the morning at headquarters, in th afternoon he patrol out south to Nick1j flume a close same. I spent the day in Abbeville. Hebert seen more of the Blue-winged teals. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or gen eral area) __ Ji2-i.n_ey __ W_il.dli_f e ___ Sg..n_ut_u.._r_y ___ __ ST __________ ____________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ s _ept_emb_.eI ___ l_J( __ to ___ S_ep_t_em._b er 17' 191+4. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ___ llonday: __ aep_t. .... ___ ll.._ _________ After talking with Mr. Broussard about the tax on the sanctuary, I return at headquarters at l:JJ p.m. That after we remain at camp and oot gTass north of main camp, also mowed the yard. on my way from In.. traooastal City, I have seen many small night of the Blue-winged, the Black-crowned night heron is aiso oommon at this time. Date ____ __ S..ep_t__. ___ lZ_ ... _______ Hebert and I, spent most of the day at headquarters finished the repairs on the marine ways In the afternoon at 4:00 p.m. we left headquarters in the "Blue Goose" went to Abbeville to vote for our candidate, we remain in town that night. Date ____ ___ 6-e.r.di __ __ JJL_. Hebert and I, return to headq.iarters in the morning. In the afternoon we hauled out the Barge and started to scrape the bottom. Seen over Belle Isle lake, few of the Blue-winged tea1s. The Kingbirds and the Green heron and the Least bitterns are still very cQnmon a11 thru the a.r eas. Date ____ __ -6_ep.t_. ___ ]._lj:_. ___ __ we remain at headqi.iarters through the morning, finish scraping the Barge, hauled out the Skiff and scraped it also to be painted. In the afternoon we patrolled south in the "Chick" up to the Widgeon flume, picked up the duckboat there and the one at Nick's flume took them at headquarters and scraped them to be painted also. Date ___ _Fr_ida.Y---8.ep.t----15-+--------7: ?JJ a m Left head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area ) __ __ __ _______ STATE ___ INCLUSIVE D ATES_.8.ep_t..emb_e.r ___ l_$_ ___ t_Q ___ er 24, 1944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date__ _Qn.da.y ___ s_ep_t.__ ]JS ______ __ ______ Return fr. canal and Belle Isle bayou, mos
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) R.ainey ___ Wj.ldJ.if_e S.anctu.ai:y. _____ STATE-Lo.uisi ..ana..,. ___________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ g5 ___ 1;_Q ___ 1, 1944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _____ J!on.day ___ s_ep.t_._ __ g_5.-------I return from Abbeville at headCh.l.arters at 10:30 a m. In the llk)r ning Hebert f i n ish rutting the grass north of the big c amp. In the afternoon we p atrol in the 11 Chick11 south to Chenier Au tigre, seen many of the Blue-winged tea1s nying around, the Q:ree n herons are still common, a1so the Ki ngbirdS. Date ______ __ $_epj; __ ._ ___ _______ 7 :30 a.m. Hebert and I, left headquarters in the 11Chick11 went and started to clean the sma11 canal to Nick's lake, w e return at camp at 11: 00 a m The afternoon was ap ent at headquarters on account of stomy weathere, strong east wind, the ti de is no w at the top of the breakwater o n the east side of main camp, also a hard rain. Date ______ .S_.ep_i; __ ._ ___ 2]_ __ Bad weather continued throug h out the day with strong southeast wini about 30 m .p.h. the tide is four inches over the breakwater. Hebert and I Spent a11 day at b eadClu.arters, seen few Blue-winged teals coming over Belle Isle lake. Date ______ .Thur _Etday .S..ep..t. .. __ .2g _____ Hebert and I, spent the morning at headQuarters, bad weather and rat. n continued thru t h e morning. In t h e afternoon e patrol south and OP en 't!he flume to Nick' s lake, seen many email flight of Blue-winged, a1so many of the Snowy e grets feeding along the canal, five Deers seen near the Teal pond. Date. _____ S_ep.t_._ _a9 __________ The weather is a little better this morning but rain continued thru the morning, water is still over the wha.1f in Boathouse. I n the afternoon w e patrol north in the "crnick11 to the mouth of Deep bayou. Lionel LeBlanc pull hie houseboats in our boat slip, he Spent the night at headquarters. weather is not so good this evening. Date ______ __ _s.ep.t_ .. __ water is going down fast,the wind is in the northwest-, weather clear .Many of the Blue-winged tea1s flYing over Belle Isle lake, a few of the marsh hawk is a1so seen around. Hebert and I went to Abbeville for the week-end. Lionel LeB1anc rem ain at headquarters all day in his houseboat. Date ______ Q _ct_ob..er ___ 1,_-l -91l!. Sund.ay Hebert and I, spen t the day in Abbeville1 the weather is clear and coo1. Lionel LeB1anc is at headqiarters in bis houseboat. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or g e n eral area ___ ___ ST ATE ___ _____________________________ INCLUSIVE D ATES ____ ___ ?._ __ j!_Q __ __ S 1944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gasoline, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date _______ .! _ond.ay __ .Q..c.t. .... 2.,. ________ ___ In town I, sent in the bills to D Benjamin, and return at headq_ uarters at 11:00 a.ro. In the afternoon Hebert and I cut grass in the sma.11 canal to Ni ck 1 s lake. Seen some 25 Blue-winged teals, some snowy-eg r""t s an a few Least bitterns, three Green Heron. Date ________ Tu_es..day __ .Q_ ct_. Hebert and I, spent all the morning oorking in the canal to Nicks lake, seen 150 Blue-winged teal, 15 wood Ibis, too Glossy Ibis and two Deers near Hi ck 1 s flume. .,. LM. ,, in the eaten out land on the o!fne Teal portd. ______ .._ ___ Date _______ __ .Q.c.t_ .. ___ lj'..,. ____ In the morning we patrol in the 11 Chi ck11 up Tom bayou to our line on section 21 and replaced of the small signs. In the afternoon we done more work in the canal to N i ck' s lake, seen tha t afte r noon at work some 50 Blue-winged teals. Ted O':i: eil arrived at headquarters to s pend the night with us, he \'"as in his o rn boat. Date _______ T.hur_s.Q.a.y ___ Q.ct-.---9-,------In the morning Ted O'Neil rvas in the area of the eaten out on our section 6 amt. : 't ,, tfft" t t8:.:. 1 re; ck, t o Abb ;vill e. moiti... ingHe mowed the yard. See n the first Pintails of the season over Belle Isle lake, ther. e we.s 12 of them in the flight. b'r d t 6 Date ___________ l. ay __ .Q.a _.____ Left head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) iJ .e ___ _____ ST ATE--L.ou.i.s.iE'-n& .... ------------------------------IN CL USIVE DATES ___ Q _Q:tQ.Q_ef ___ 9 ___ .:l;Q ___ ____ 15' 19 44. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ Jlo_n._Q,_g.y __ Q_Qt_. ___ 9_,_ ______________ I return at headquarters from Abbeville at nQ)n. Hebert patrol in the 11Chick11 this morning north to Deep bayou, and replace two small signs. In the afternoon I went up in Nick's 1ake, seen the first 12 Blue geese for this season, also tvvo American coot, those are the first for this seasonaloo. Date __ Q_Qjt_. ___ l.Q.._ __________ Hebert and I, left head
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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or general area) __ ___ _____ STATE_L.ouLeiana .... ________________________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ l_6 ji_ Q ___ Q_Qt..9_ Q _e1' ___ 19 44. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persoru met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. ____ _ts. In the afternoon Hebert a1ked and set fire on section 30 and 31. I left Abbeville at 7 :30 a.m and vtTent to Lafayette to see my dentis, I a1so visit Mr p J. Voorhies, return to Abbeville that evening. Date .... .SUnday .. .Q.ct --22.,.-----------Hebert patrol in the 11 Chi up Tom bayou and set fire on section 9, he also replaced one small sign, no wilcilife in those ar at this time. I Spent the day in Abbeville. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowdi'ng) 1 Each warden sign or initial here: ---------------------

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth A v enue New York N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) _____ E,_ain_ey_J_{il.dl.if_e __ S:n_c.t_1l..c1J:y ____ STATE ___ L.oui _ia INCLUSIVE DATES ___ Q_c:to_b_e:t: ___ 23 ___ to ___ Q_ctob_eI'. __ 29' lq44. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date__ o_nda.y: __ Q_ct_. ___ 2.3---------------I return from Abbeville in the morning. Hebert patrol that morning in the 11dhick11 up Cole bayou, he set some fire on section 14, but ont burn. On section 29, east of Deep baycu near the bay some 500 Blue geese feeding. We spent most of the aftArnoon cleaning the boats. Date ___ Tu.e.aday __ Q_ct_._ __ 2..tl. _____________ Hebert and I, spent most of the day pulling cattails in the small canal to th0 Widgeon ponds. In that area we have at this time 2500 of the Blue-winged teals, 500 Gadwall, 200 Pintails, 500 American -Coots, sean also tm American bittern. now on section 29 and 30 southeast of Belle Isle ridge we have some 2:)00 Geese feeding. Date __ __ Q_c.t_. ___ .25--------a.m. Hebert and I, patrol tbru the lakes and up Tom bayou, seen just a few Blue-winged in rearman lake, small flights Geese going over all the time "" return at h0ad
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WARDEN'S Y REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e neral area) ___ STATE __ ..LD _Ui_ s i .ana ... _________________ ________ INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ Q _crtoQ_e._1; ___ ).:) ]_Q __ 5' 1944 NOTE: Report w eather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ Q_-9 ___ 1.., 19 44 In the morning we left headQuarters in the "Blue Goose" and patrol out to Sruthwest pass, seen at the sand bank on the State Refuge 2000 geese, we have no wildlife in those areas as yet, we return at head'll.larters at 11: 30 a m In the afternoon Hebert went thru Nick s lake and reports 1000 Blue-winged tea1s, 50 Pintails, 20 Ma11ards, and about 500 Cbote. Lionel LeBlanc stop at headquarters few minutes. Date .... Tb.ur.s.aay. .. No.ll'-.... -2. ___ ___ _____ Hebert and I, Spent the day at headC!l.l.arters I worked on the 11 Chick" engine, Hebert worked on the yard. Seen over Belle Isle 1ake 15 ca nada geese, a1 so some Blue-winged t ea1 s and some Blue geese going over at hf!adquarters. Strong east wind and high tide. Date ... .. .. ) ..... -----Hebert and I, spent the morning at headquarters, Hebert cut old was a e lumber into stove wOod, I worked on the Generator on the "Blue Goose" In the aft ern0on I went thru the Widgeon Ponds, seen there the first canvasback and Scaup, those are the first of the season, there are some 2000 Blue-winged, 100 Widgeon, 150 Gadwall, 500 O::>ots. Date. __ __ NOY .... JL ___________ Hebert Spent the day at head'll.lartere cleaning the parts of the Old ChriS-CI'aft engine ;from the boat "Whistler" I went to Abbeville in the morning taking with me the cylinde block to have it patched up. Seen from the Ford truck on my way in to town many flights of Pin tails and Blue geese. Date ... __ _Nmr__. ___ 5 ______________ ___ Hebert Spent the morning at headqi,iarters; i n the afternoon he went and tryed to burn some of the marsh on section 30, 29 east of Deep bayou. I Spent the day in Abbeville. (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral area) __ __ __ J']'_jJ,.Q.J_ if_e S _3n_QtU.?.:J.'..Y.----STATE_Lou.i.i n.a _____________________ INCLUSIVE D ATES ___ } Q.Y..rol> __ ___ Q ___ j!Q ____ 12' i 944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ ..1_0.n.d.1,;1,y_ ___ 6_,. _________ ___ __ In Abbevi le I had cYlinder bloc repair"3d, return at headQuartPrs with same at 3 :00 p.m. HebPrt Spent tbe day at headquart0rs cleaning the pa. arts of the 11i1hist1er11 engine. I a1so "Jorked on the Delco light plant. On Belle Isle lake are 25 Scaup ducks those are t e first ones to use the lake this season. Date _____ .I.o_y:_! ___ ]_, ____________ Hebert and I, spent thP oorning at h0a Cfilart0rs scraping the paint off sone parts on ol 117.'hist1er11 en;-ine. t noon "'':3 1 =>ft in thP "Chick" and '"en t north anc set fire on section r ce on that ti on. Seen on verfli i. on ve s"ne cee e on se cti 011. 2 State Refuge line. 11 L .ll s rat ar V-?ry s ca6a'.y 2do Pintai s, 150 S 'caups. east of !)P.<>p bayou neax the Date _____ o_v.:_. ___ s__,. ______ Left hea rnic-... rt<=Jrs in tbe 11Chick11 this morning patrol south, open flume to Hick s lake to let water in on the arsh continue south to Cheni er u Ti c:;T e, the geese are e tiJ. l about tl}.P. i n numbers on section 30, ).l, 29, 6, se<=>n a so any fli;:; t's f B ue-win5P On my ,.,,ay back eal pond, sor.ae canvasback, 7.1i geon, Gadwall, Scaup, a few (;L'Pen-wince about 1500 in all mixed. Date _____ ___ In the morning HebP.rt patrol up Tom bayou, reports the only birds seen was on Fearoan a e on t .P State Refuge 200 "'1ixe ucks There are no GePse in the Tom bPyou area yPt. In t P afternoon I went up in Tick's lake, seen there 150 mixed dacks and 300 Coots, I ,-a1k east frQn the lake and set ;t'j"t, ,e on s e c t.ioJ l US.. 17, Hebert soent ttie aftPrnoon painting sor.ie snots on the engine of t e 11Blu e Goo se11 Date ____ .. ___ lQ_,. ____________ Hebert and I, Spent t. e morning cleaning house an was clothes. On the yard seen four estern Robin, three phoebe, and many Flickers, in the afternoon f'e yrent north an s.::.t :{i.r,e on section 13 24. l"' seen on the marsh ma p, a1so many o e Pintails flying over going 'l""est, seen on Vermilion bay 50 canada geese. Date .Sa._tur_day ___ no.ir_._ __ 11.,.---------7 : 00 A. Hebert ano I, left headquarters in the 11Blue Qoose11 and went to Abbeville. Hebert remain in toV'!l for the week-end off. I met Tr. w H Roads, and return to camp with him in the afternoon. on the '!lay out on the bay along the shore on section 29 too x1r. Roads to see sone 2000 geese in that area, "'TE' spent the night at camp. Date .Sund.a-Y---ll.rnr_..._ i2.., ____ __________ _g : 00 A. 1!. Mr Ro ads and I went through the Widgeon ponds seen there 200 mixed ducks, 150 Ooots, fro".!'l there I took Mr Roa south to Chenier Au Tigre, n sect 0 3 were so e 7000 "'Se edi e a1so wa l k east a1 ong the bPach. iook ur. Jte.ads back to Abbeville 1 at e in th@V llulet to avoid crowding) Each warden siwp or initial, here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area) _____ _f.LScnl7rtu..8X.Y---ST ATE ___ ,LQ:t..:L.. -..s:'i .&. ei .... ---------------------------IN CL USIVE DATES __ ___ o _ec.'3!".l.b_er 3' 1944 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ___ ____ ?.7_, ___ I 1 eft h adq.i11.'t er s 7 : 45 a .r.1. in the 11Blue Goose11 and T ent to Abbevi-11 e Hebert returned at headquarters with Liane LeBhmc in the morning. Th"lt 0ven ng I went in my c".r to meet ::r. Bater an or. darJs at e,.., Iberia, \T'e :came to Abbevi le that ni:;ht. Int e afternoon to talk '"1th S''greras, Hebi:>rt rP.ports u"'ny g0ese in the Chenier Au Ti ,Te areas. Date ____ Tu. eB..day llrnLe.!'.1h?.I.___ -,ur. Bai: er, or. Adams and I, left 1 :)beville in our ford tha t Dorning an c ne out to headqu".rt0rs, on the ,-ay ov"!l -e run up to our west line on Scho-Jner bayou on c-8ction 11, In the; afternoon I took or. Adm i:r. Ba er, Lionel an ,...en t south to Chenier u Ti8T e seen many thou sc:mds ofs geese, ,..,.e aJ so '!"rent up to Louisiana Furs Cb. ani back to Reg,.. quarters. Date ___ J[.e.dn.es. Cly ___ To_V::.a'l. .e.r_2..9,., ; Dr. A ar.is, ;:r. Baker and I, left h0a in the 11Blue Goosen in th"" "'1orning anrl ''F>nt out to pass, the ar0a to 1:r. an r etutn to cc.mp at noon. In the aft ernoo n ,..,.e to Chenier Au TigTe, aJ_so pu;h thru thP .'i c;eon DOnrs, v0ry fevr clncks seen. I al so too'.'. ... :r. Ba PX and JJr. Ada.rm t ro1rh the Deep lake on the .:ellenny On :3ell e IPle lcH:e ,._.,,, h ve about 150 nixed ducks. Date. ___ Thu..rs.d'.J..:y ___ !X ___ 3Q., ur. Ba:e:r, Dr. dams anc I, left h0adcuarters i01 tbe 11blue Goosen and i-ent to Ab'Jevi e in t 8 1or n ng. In th F> aft0rnoon I drove Dr Adar..1 s at Avery I "nand, .... :r. i-e:1t ri th Li one1 Le'Slanc, there Vi"'iti=>c1 ..,.'th :.tr. heiny, from t .0r e I drove ::r. B cer, or. Adams to Laf.,yF>tte, had 111nch three of ur 1-".ith p J. Voorhies, I return to bbPville t'ri.a.t ev0'1i ng i"l t (-> For truck. Date ___ ___ D_e:Q_el;!b_e!: __ l > ___ l9 44 I return a t hea r:ur-:rti=>rs in t_.,, aft"'rnoo"l. Hebnrt patrol up Tom bayou in th" 11Chi ck" a10-'.lg as "' -ent. Hebert a1so r-ent and O"'en t e flu!:le to 1Tick1s 1,,_,ze. on Be e Isle lake are so:::ie $QO canva0b'lck ducks tj.us t arri V"'d Date ___ __ .D::_c.e::-.1b_ l' ___ .2..,._. I patrol up on Verr1i ion in th0 boat 11Blue Goose" about 3000 geese on section 13, anr and on section 29 east of Der.:p bc>.you are 0e 500 fee Hebert l'T'ent up B i g I s and bayou and set soefires on s0ction b The ducks on '.eelle Isle lake rru.1jbers today about one thons'lnd. Date _..B.l.nd9.Y___ D_ec_er_1b_eX ___ J.,._______ Each wardenzigs:; itial here: Hebert .,en t and closed the flur1e to the 77idgeon # ponds in the oorning, in the afternoon he -ent up ')J...:s/rjlL '21#1/ y;; n b il nf n t sl. e -----------------------------------_________ a__ ___ (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y {or gene ral area)__Rain.ey :.ildlif..e. __ S arl! t.u.azy ______ STATE_t...oui..s.i..: INCLUSIVE D ATES 1 ___ l.,J __ t.o ___ N _Qy_emb_ef 19, 1944 NOTE: Report weathe r conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbe r s and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date_____ o_nQ..c,:ty ___ r QY...! __ J,,J,_ __________ Hebert and I, return fl'oo Abbeville at headQuarters at 10:(_}0 a m We spent the afternoon working on the old engine of the "Whistler" Hebert left headquarters at 2 :00 p.m. ln t e boat 11Chick11 vrent up in Big I land bayou an set fire on 8ect on 6, and 7, Date ______ __ JI.o_y_.___ 1_If ,_ ________ 7 : 30 a.m. we left in the 113lue Goose" patrol east thru Belle Isle and Fearrnan lake and up in Hell Hole, set fire on section 1, an 2 ont wi dlife seen in that area, about SOO geese on the sand bank on th0 State Refuge, return 'l.t headquarters at 11: a m T e afternoon ""as spent on the 111/Thistl er1t Seen sone ... ; Pintails over Belle Isle 1 ake. Date _____ .... ... Hebert and I, snent mot of the daj working on the motor also painted sane. Hauled out the 11".'1.bistler11 on t e r:.1arine ways put back the shaft and propeller and painted the deck. Hebert left camp in the 11Chick11 ent up in Big rs1and bayou an fire on section 6, an 7 still won 1 t burn. Date _____ .Thur_s.d.9:. f-.Jh'!r 1.6.,.. _____ 7 :'?/J a.m. Hebert an I, patro in the "Blue Goose" north out of Deep bayou anc up in co1 e a so to nur line v-est in Sc onner bayou, rut grass around th0 e gns, seen tree Deers along tb"' b ryous, and 150 Scaups on 1r.,,rv-1 ion bay, no 1nore geese along bay s ore on section 29 most of thi=> g ese are in the Chenier Au Tigre arPas The wind is north and vrPatfler is getting cold, tide a1so is cetting low. Date _____ __ JJg_y:_! __ J,J.,_ ___________ Rain all through the morning and until 2 : 30 p m Hebert and I remain in at headquarters on account of bad -=-ather. Rain stop ire petrol up to Belle Isle Ridge where so :ie 500 geese are feeding, on the way we step at the Teal pond, most of those ducks has left the ponds, not more then 25 seen at this time. Rain start over again at 4 : JJ p m seen through out the day many flights of ducks going over. Date _____ __ lio.v: ..... .lil,_ ___ S :30 a m I left headquarters in the boat 11Blue Goose" and ent to Abbeville for the "eek-end. remain in camp on acoount of bad v.reather and rain through out thPday and a1so that night. Date. ___ Sun_dg.y __ _No_v.:_. ___ I spent the day in Abbeville. Hebert patrol in the 11Chick11 north on Vermilion bay where some 2000 Geese are feF>ding on section 13, anr' ea.st of Deep bayou on section 19 (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each warden sign or initial here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. S ANCTUARY (or general area) .. l Qlj,_:[_e ___ $g..n_c1;_u_9*_ y ______ STATE._ Lo.ll.LE?.i .a.n.a._. _______________________ _______ INCLUSIVE DATES __ 9 __ 26, 1944 NOTE: Report wea ther conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ___ :lQil_Q.._y __ .. I return from Abbeville at headQJ.arters in the morning. I Spent the afternoon at headc1arters working on the 11'7histler11 engine. Hebert patrol in the 11dhick11 up in Big Island bayou, he seen tbree Deers. About 50 Scaup ducks on Bel le Is e lake. Date.--U!.e.dne.s.day. __ J)!.QV_. ___ 22.,.-----Hebert an I sn ent part of the morning working on the th\bi stl er11 engine. In the aft -rnoon I 1:nent north out of Deep bayou an watch the geese on section 29 f,_ an 13, Hebert remain at headquarters. I saw over Belle Isle lake L.+U Fulvous Tree-ducks, also two wood ducks in the canu north Of headcp 'ong Deep bayou. On Belle Isle lake are some 30 canvasback at this time. Date ___ ftul'_Sd.Cly:_ m.L ... __ ..2J,--------7 : 45 a .ra. Lionel LeB anc, Hebert and I, left h en.dquarters in the "Blue Goose" patrol out to Southwest pass, seen very fe""' sr:1a11 flocks of ducks over Verrd.lion bay, t're only geese seen -ere on th0 State Refuge, 2000 of treu. on the sand bank in Hell Eole, re retur at hPadC1\J.B.rters 11:15 a .:n I n the afternoon Hebert went through t e 1 .. ridgeon ponds, he r8!Jorts 2000 mixed cucks for trat area, he a1so ,,,..ent in Nick's lake, but no ducks there. Date. _FX_idq._y.: __ lJ.Qll' .. __ 2!t_, ______________ Hebert and I, spent the day at ,,,acquarters, Hebert clf'an boats and the yard. I cl house and done sor.'lf' washing. In the afternoon I imrked on the 11Chick11 anr the boat 11Dlue Goose" a little on the 11Wb.ist1er" On Belle ais e lake at this 'time are s0:'1e 500 mixed ducks. The tide is very low anrl strong northwest n'ind. __ N_ay_. ___ _________ Rain all thru thP night. At S :1 5 a.m. Hebert anc1. I, 1 eft in the 11Blue Goe.Ee" still raining an .....,.ent to .abbeville, I bought sone repairs for the "Blue Goose" I remain in to17!1 that night, a1so Hebert is over the road in five places frQn Intraooasta City to Abbeville. Date .. .Suncla.y.: __ }!o_v_ .. __ 26..,-------------I return at headquarters at 9 :45 a .ru. the repairs for the "Blue Goose" an spent nost of thP day worki.ng on same Hebert Spent the day in zrath. 150 ducks on Belle Isle lake. (Use additional sh ee t to avoid crowding) Each warden sigy r initial here:

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WARDEN1S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or g e n eral area) __ ___ !1_:il.dl.ii_fL.S.9:::n.ct:u. r_y _______ ST ATE Lo_ ui..s.i a...----------------------IN CL USIVE D ATES ___ .D_e.Q_er:l_Q_e>].'.. __ __ .]_Q __ 10' 1944. NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations Date ____ __ ___ !f .:t:h i _____ I return from Abbeville at headadruarters at 4:30 p.m. i n that axea sone 5000 Geese at this time. On Belle Isle lake we some 150 Canvasback, and 50 of the Ring:-necked. Lionel r.ernanc stop for a Fhprt iri sit Date ... .Sunday. .. D.ec. ..... J..0-,------------Hebert spent the day in Erat Each wardenzign initial here: 11r. Storer and I, wen t south to Chenier Au Tigr e ,... /-'c/ for r.iore pl ctures, but had to retnrn at camp on --------------------------------------------------(Use additional she e t to avoid crowding) __

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York N. Y. SANCTUA R Y (or general area) __ __ JY.J.:JQJ,Jf _________________ ____________ INCLUSIVE DATES ___ ..n_e.Q_ n."Q_eJ' ___ .l.l __ j;_ Q :)fl Q emlH:r 1 7 1 )+4 NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or take n aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of per sons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date ____ ___ _____________ r Storer and I left headquarters in the '"Vhist1er" went south for more Goose pictures, we return to camp at 4:15 p. m. Geese still nur1bers about 6Q ,90.0 Hebert return from Abbevi th one of Lionel he ad t J 1 eave the boat 11Blue Goose" at the landing o n account of lo" tide. Date l':u_e.._dv_ y __ J).ac_ .... __ .12.._ __________ In the morning rr. Storer and I, to Belle Isle Ridge to make Pictures, had to return at headQuarters on account of t 0 eather. Hebert p atrol out to Deep b'lYOU a n c '""''aJ..k anall sign in the canal. In the afternoonur. Storer, Hebert and left headauarters in the "'7'Jhistler11 -,,,.ent to Intracoastal 'Ofty, Hebert return at headcuart Ars I Tvent in to town mi th M r Starer, Date. __ JJ.e.dn.as_day. __ .nac. ... __ I return from Abbeville in the morning with the "Blue Goose'l Hebert tryed thc:tt morning to m'tke Ton bayou in the 11dhickn but tide to low. The ducks on Belle Isle lS.ke, are still very scarce they number today about $00 mixed. On section 29 the Geese has a1so left, but on south of Schooner .... --Date ___ ___ ___ l!f _________ Hebert and I left hel.druaxters in the 11Whistler11 patrol out to Sch ooner bayou, walk the west line on section 11, also the south marsh of Schooner, then the east line on section 11. seen on this patrol 11 Deers. On B elle Isle lake, t 15day are some500 canvasback ducks. Date._..Eri.ciey __ .D.e.c .. __ ]_9_,.. ____________ In the morning e patrol south close the Flume to ?rick lake and the one to ,,Vidgeo n ponds, also vent thru the ponds but very few clacks The:..gee has lr!J tb.Y they.are still f ec:Pt. .. e I n the ,wal1fan'a et t re on sect'fon replace S!!lall signs a1ong the State Refuge line. Date. __ S.at _uJ;_da.Y-__ ne_c. .. __ 1.6_, _________ In the morning Hebert patrol in the 11Blue Qoose11 out to Southr-est pass, he reports no geese in the area. I left that norning in the "Whistler" an 1'ent to bbeville for the ePk-end. In the afterwon patrol in the "Chick" up Tom bayou, vrralk on section and set fire talk nth trapper on Pection 16, (School land) Date. __ ____ b b evi 11 e Hebe rt sp ent the norning at head uarters. In the afternoon He pa tr in the 11 dhick" north out of Deep bayou aroond to !'earman canal and into the lakes back to camp (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding) Each imrden ::u;;here:

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WARDEN'S WEEKLY REPORT FORM NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY 1006 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. SANCTUARY (or general area}_ __ ___ _____ STATE_ .Lo.ui __ i INCLUSIVE DATES __ _D_ ec b _er.. _l$ ___ ta __ _.D_ec.anb..er 24, 1944 ----------------............. ____ NOTE: Report weather conditions; areas patrolled; hours and minutes spent patrolling; amount of gaso line, oil or parts purchased or taken aboard; numbers and names of boats met with; names of persons met with in sanctuary areas or taken along. Mention any unusual happenings; any disturbance of birds or other wildlife; estimate numbers and kinds of birds observed at roosting, feeding or nesting concentrations. Date___ nd.8--_ Jg_.,. ____________ I return from bbeville to headqiarters in the morning. Hebert petrol toout to South.,.est Pass in tbe "Blue Goose" he reports still no sign of Geese in that area. I n the afternoon we hauled out the "'Whistler" on the r:iarine v"Jays and caulk a small leak and return her in the water. On Belle Isle are about 666 canvasback ducks, 200 Scaups, 100 maJ.lards. D_eg_, ___ Left headquarters in the "'Whistler" this morning went to Chenier au TigTe, the geese still nuubers some 50,000 to 66, 000 and are still on the same areas as reported last week Hebert patrol J n the "Chick" in the afternoon cut to Schooner bayou and set fire on t e section 14. On my way back to ca"!lp see..."l in the TeaJ. pond ali?. .. .. ducks, a1so 5 Deers. \. Date ____ w_ednes.a.ay.. n _ec_. ___ 2Q..,. _____ In the morning I went thru the 1 idgeon ponds, seen 50 Ame:'ican Cbots, and 35 Bl u ewinged t eal s ri th about 16 llall ar d s a1 ong the sm aJ. l canaJ. going to the ponds. Hebert went thru Uicks and reports no l).I.cks i n it. I n the afternoon I Pent up to Lionel's trapping camp on Belle Isle bayou and visit the Date ____ ___ .De.c_,!' ___ Left headquarters in the "Whistler" patrol out to Hell Hole, walk out along the State Refuge line on section l ,and 2 return at hee.dq.iarters at 2 :00 p. m a:iain in c:mp rest of afternoon. Ducks on Belle Isle lake still numbers the same today. Date ___ F.riday ___ ne.c. ... __ 22.,. _____________ In th. e morning Hebert ..,.ent up in the 11Cbick" -and walk on the line of section 16 on Tan Bayou. I went north in the "Whistler 11 and V'"alk on section 11. I n the afternoon I started in the "Whistler" and broke doV"Il about tv-o miles north otl hee.d'ldquarter s got the "Chick 11 an i-ent back for the II Date ___ I worked on the old "VW'histler" engine in the morning,and Hebert patrol in the "Chick" along Ver"::l.ilion bay an thP line on section 29. In the Hebert and I,rent to bbevi lle, I took up som.e parts of the old to have repair in tovm ost of the ducks on elle Isle lake has gone. Date ___ .SUnday ___ nec_ .... __ .2.'=t.,. ___ __________ Hebert spent the day in Erath. I s nent the day in Ab b evi 11 e i"'i th fr i ends (Use additional sheet to avoid crowding)


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