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LWF Supports nomination of Chandeleur Islands as a Site of Hemispheric Importance

June 16, 2023

Louisiana Wildlife Federation has submitted a letter supporting the nomination of the Chandeleur Islands as a Site of Hemispheric Importance in the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network (WHSRN). The WHSRN […]

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Louisiana Legislature unanimously approves Coastal Master Plan and Annual Plan

May 26, 2023

On Thursday, May 25, 2023, Louisiana’s 2023 Coastal Master Plan and Fiscal Year 2024 Annual Plan passed unanimously in the Louisiana Legislature. The Coastal Master Plan serves as the state’s […]

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LWF position on Carbon Sequestration in Louisiana

May 19, 2023

Are you following the carbon sequestration debate related to Lake Maurepas? What does carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) mean for Louisiana? Only one of the many bills filed this […]

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Controversial One Lake project impacting Pearl River on the agenda at public meetings in Slidell

May 19, 2023

Update (6/26/23): LWF has submitted comments to the Corps opposing the proposed One Lake project. See our latest blog for more info.   On May 17, 2023, The U.S. Army […]

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LWF position on offshore wind energy in the Gulf of Mexico

May 18, 2023

In August of 2020, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards created the Climate Initiatives Task Force to ‘develop policies to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving up global temperatures, […]

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Lights Out to Save Migrating Birds

May 15, 2023

Louisiana Wildlife Federation’s board of directors adopted a resolution to promote a “lights out”  initiative during bird migration periods in the Spring and Fall, principally in the months of April, […]

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LWF submits comments on coastal plans

April 10, 2023

LWF has submitted comments on the draft 2023 Coastal Master Plan and the draft Fiscal Year 2024 Annual Plan to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. LWF has been […]

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Originally enacted in 1982 by President Reagan, the Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) encourages the conservation of storm-prone and dynamic coastal barrier land known as the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