5/19/2017
Senate Bill 132 proposes to change the Louisiana Scenic Rivers Act to direct the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWF) to allow any “…clearing and snagging, and dredging operations for drainage purposes, in the Amite River, [West] Pearl River, Tchefuncte River, Bogue Falaya River, Abita River, and Comite River…” and to remove the restriction on bank “clearing” along Bayou Manchac. Simple changes to the current bill could maintain the process to properly address permit applications with the information needed to make the assessment and decision.   read the article »
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The 2017 Coastal Master Plan is currently in the Louisiana Legislature awaiting approval. Take action today - tell your representatives that you support the master plan and they should too! read the article »
Louisiana greatly benefits from programs like the National Estuary Program and the National Sea Grant College Program - but these programs are at risk of losing federal funding. Read LWF's resolutions with official statements in support of maintaining funding for these programs. read the article »
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