Louisiana Bicentennial Cypress Legacy Treasure Hunt

A Registry of the Oldest/Largest Known Cypress in Each Louisiana Parish

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Acadia Parish

Allen Parish

Ascension Parish

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Assumption Parish 29°45.844N 91°04.927W 23’6” (at waist height0 In Zig Zag Canal off Lake Verrett

Assumption Parish

16 ft (est) 30°00.820N 91°11.044W

350+ Years Plaque #21

Rue de Kajun., PierrePart

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Core Length/ Rings Counted 1.5” 39 rings

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Avoyelles Parish

32’ 31.16. 442N 91.54.058 W

800-1000 years

See Aug 12, 2009 Blog Entry

Beauregard Parish

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Core Length/ Rings Counted 13” 590

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Bienville Parish

26’

1000+ yrs Plaque #5

Saline Bayou “Big Cypress Preserve”

32°15.035N 92°58.600W

Bossier Parish

Caddo Parish

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Calcasieu Parish

Caldwell Parish

Cameron Parish

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Core Length/ Rings Counted 4” 63 rings

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Catahoula Parish

23’4”

500+ years Plaque #3

(private property)

31°47.355N 91°48.215W

Claiborne Parish

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Concordia Parish 35 feet (nine feet above base-above buttress) 31.0414N 91.600317W 1st boring: 2.6 inches approx . 94 rings counted 2nd boring 3.8 inches approx 100 rings counted 1500+ years

DeSoto Parish

East Baton Rouge Parish N 30. 36.457 W 90. 59.458 11’6”

14.5” 170

200 years

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East Carroll Parish N32.48.422 W91.10.493 17’ 14” 117 rings counted 250 years Byerly Park Lake ProviDense LPCL Plaque # 29 East Feliciana Parish

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Evangeline Parish

30°27.890 N 92°24.009W

22’0”

1st 2.75” 600-800 2nd 3.25” years 53 rings

Near Crowley (private roperty)

Franklin Parish

Grant Parish

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Iberia Parish N 30 06.059, W 91 39.084 17ft. 3 inches Rings counted: Approxim ately 116 1000+ years Lake Dauterive See Jan 2011 blog entry

IbervilleParish 30.06.173N 91.19.916W 16’8” (a) 2.63” rings counted: 85 (b) 3.25” rings counted: 110 9001100yrs In Williams Canal west of Bayou Sorrell LPCL plaque #12 See Sept.2010 blog entry

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Jackson Parish

Jefferson Parish

Jefferson Davis Parish

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Lafayette Parish

Lafourche Parish

La Salle Parish

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Lincoln Parish

Livingston Parish 30°22.708N 18’1” In access canal to Tickfaw River— Tickfaw State Park

90°38.135W

Madison Parish

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1st: 1.8” Approx rings:102 2nd: 1.8” Approx rings: 81 3rd: 1” Rings:27

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Morehouse Parish Approx 25 ft 1200+ yrs In Bayou Chemin a haut, Chemin A Haute State Park (“Castle Tree”)

32°91.425N 91°83.017W Natchitoches Parish

Orleans Parish 200 years Corner Robert and Baronne St. New Orleans

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Ouachita Parish

Plaquemines Parish 30°49.500N 89°65.405W 12’4” 4” 20 rings 200+ yrs Woodland Plantation

Plaquemines Parish 12’3” 5.5” 60 rings 249 years Woodlan ds Trail Conservancy

29.8971 N 89.966583 W

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Pointe Coupee Parish

Rapides Parish

31°12.691N 92°32.420W

16’7”

11.5” 95 rings

257 years

Bayou Boeuf

Red River Parish

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Richland Parish

Sabine Parish

St. Bernard Parish

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Core Length/ Rings Counted 14.75” 197 rings

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St. Charles Parish

29°48.035N 90°25.168 W

14’4”

300+ years

Des Allemand s (private)

St. Helena Parish

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St. James Parish

St. John the BaptistParish

St. Landry Parish

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St. Martin Parish

St. Mary Parish

St. Tammany Parish

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1st: 4.5” 75 rings 2nd: 3.5” 100 rings

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Tangipahoa Parish 29’ (5’ above water line) 800—1300 years Circum. Is 39’ at water line In approx 3.5 feet of water

30°27.007N 90°19.395W

Tensas Parish 23' 5" 6.8 inches approx, 87 rings 450-500 years. Buckhorn Wildlife Mgmt. Area

32°06.681N 91°21.940W

Terrebonne Parish

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Union Parish

32°44.323N 92°11.391W

34’7”

500+ years

Bayou Loutre Phillips Lake

Vermillion Parish

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Vernon Parish

Washington Parish

30°49.500N 89°49.397W

18’9”

1st 3”/48 800-1000 years rings nd 2 2.5”/75 rings 3rd 2.5”/80 rings

On Pushepatapa Creek, PiggottSw amp Click for more info

Webster Parish

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West Baton Rouge Parish

West Carroll Parish

West Feliciana Parish 56’ 500+ years “National Champion ” Cat Island NWR

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Winn Parish

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