The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, as administrator of Louisiana’s Scenic Rivers System, is currently considering Scenic River Permit Applications for water withdrawals from the Amite and Tickfaw Rivers associated with well fracturing. A hearing is being held to gather comments and information from all interested parties. The hearing will be held on October 29, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at St. Helena Parish Police Jury, 17911 Highway 43 N in Greensburg, LA 70441. (Approximately 0.75 miles north of LA Hwy 10 along west shoulder of Hwy 43)   read the article »
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Constitutional Amendment 8 establishes the Artificial Reef Development Fund in the state constitution. Louisiana Wildlife Federation is in support of this amendment to strengthen protection of the funds donated for use in Louisiana’s Artificial Reef Program. (photo taken by Chris Macaluso) read the article »
LWF will be hosting an exploratory meeting to discuss potentially establishing a Baton Rouge chapter of the Louisiana Master Naturalist Program. Those interested in leading and organizing a local chapter are invited to attend the meeting Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Bluebonnet Branch Library. read the article »
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