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LWF signs on to support the expansion of Coastal Barrier Resources System

December 19, 2022

Originally enacted in 1982 by President Reagan, the Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) encourages the conservation of storm-prone and dynamic coastal barrier land known as the Coastal Barrier Resources System […]

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Long awaited federal funding finally achieved for MRGO with passage of WRDA bill in Congress

December 17, 2022

The Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) was a shipping channel  constructed in the 1960s that provided large vessels a shorter route from the Gulf of Mexico to the Industrial Canal […]

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LWF reaffirms opposition to Pearl River “One Lake” project, submits comments to Biden administration

December 16, 2022

LWF has submitted comments to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) urging the Biden administration to not support funding for the proposed Pearl River “One Lake” project […]

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Take Action for Recovering America’s Wildlife Act in US Senate

November 4, 2022

Did you see the Federation’s guest column in The Advocate? LWF and NWF, along with many other organizations, are moving Recovering America’s Wildlife Act to the finish line. We’re so […]

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LWF comments in support of Final EIS for Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion

October 26, 2022

LWF has submitted comment in support of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. This puts the project in the final home stretch before construction can begin! […]

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LWF urges Corps to pause decision on proposed flow control structure at Neptune Pass

October 26, 2022

LWF submitted comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) urging them to delay a decision on a proposed flow control structure at Neptune Pass, a waterway near the […]

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RAWA passes US House, Thanks for your messages

June 16, 2022

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA). This bill would provide resources to prevent wildlife extinctions by funding locally-led and voluntary […]

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Historic Conservation Legislation Establishes Louisiana Outdoors Forever Program

June 8, 2022

Exciting news to share for conservation in Louisiana! The bill creating the Louisiana Outdoors Forever conservation funding program (HB 762) has been passed by the Louisiana Legislature. The bill, introduced […]

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LWF Supports State’s draft FY23 coastal Annual Plan

February 23, 2022

Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF) is excited to see the current progress of Louisiana’s coastal program and the number of projects moving to construction in the Draft Fiscal Year 2023 Annual […]

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Pearl River Map Turtle Comments: Yes for listing, designate habitat too

February 15, 2022

In November 2021, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed listing the Pear River map turtle as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act. (You can also read additional background […]

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