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Louisiana is missing opportunities for conservation; HCR 55 aims to fix that

May 5, 2021

Too often, Louisiana has not had the matching funds needed for opportunities available through public and private sources when it comes to conserving important lands and waters in urban and […]

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LWF Supports Proposed LDWF License Restructure Plan

April 30, 2021

On Monday, April 21, 2021, Representative Tony Bacala introduced House Bill 691 (HB 691), a hunting and fishing license fee restructure that also includes changes to commercial licenses, which would […]

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LWF supports CPRA FY 2022 Annual Plan; how you can help

April 20, 2021

LWF signed onto a comment letter in support of the Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Plan. You can read those comments here. The Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Plan (SCR9) is making […]

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MRGO Closure: Many benefits since Katrina but more to be done

November 3, 2020

Following the 15th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent closing of the MRGO shipping channel, the MRGO Must Go Coalition (which LWF is part of) released a report detailing […]

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Enforcing Catahoula Lake’s Mid-Lake Refuge, Maintaining Waterfowl Habitat

October 29, 2020

Louisiana Wildlife Federation continues to speak up about the Catahoula Lake situation and the impact on the management of the lake and its important wetlands for wildlife habitat. In October, […]

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LWF comments on Wetland Assimilation Program

September 29, 2020

Louisiana Wildlife Federation sent the following letter to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) regarding the wetland assimilation program. In the 2019 legislative session, House Concurrent Resolution 42 (HCR42) […]

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Rehearing of Case Affecting Catahoula Lake Ownership is Denied

April 17, 2020

Louisiana Wildlife Federation is following the Catahoula Lake case closely. You can read a recent article in Louisiana Record on Steve Crooks and Era Lea Crooks vs. State of Louisiana, Department of […]

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Shooting Whooping Cranes is a Serious Crime Warranting Stiff Penalties

April 16, 2020

Louisiana has a serious wildlife crime problem: our state has the highest rate of whooping crane shootings in the country. At least 12 of these magnificent birds have been shot […]

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Support for Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAW)

July 24, 2019

Federal legislation to address wildlife management has been introduced and Louisiana Wildlife Federation urges your support for the Recovering America’s Wildlife (RAW) Act. The crisis facing our nation’s fish and […]

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Protect Louisiana’s native deer population from Chronic Wasting Disease: Keep the Ban on Use of Deer Urine

May 26, 2019

UPDATE: On Monday, May 29, 2019. the House Natural Resources and Environment Committee exercised their review of the regulatory process and reversed the Commission’s decision to prohibit use of natural […]

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