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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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HCR 42 Calling for In-depth Report on DEQ Wetland Assimilation Program

May 7, 2019

HCR 42 passed both houses of the legislature in the 2019 Regular Session. You can view it here.  We will be following up on requests for a report. Louisiana Wildlife […]

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Sportsmen and Women Unite in Court Case that Challenges State Ownership of Catahoula Lake

February 1, 2019

Groups jointly file amicus brief in appeal of case that would affect management of wildlife habitat, reduce public access Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF), Delta Waterfowl (Delta), and Backcountry Hunters & […]

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LWF Opposes Airport at Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge/Update: Agreement Was Rescinded!

October 3, 2018

Update on October 4, 2018:  Agreement to Develop Airport at Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge Has Been Rescinded! Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF) is pleased that the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and […]

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LWF COMMENTS IN OPPOSITION TO THE PROPOSED “ONE LAKE” PROJECT

September 4, 2018

The “One Lake” project proposes to dam the Pearl River near Jackson, Mississippi, to create a 1,500-acre lake and develop residences and structures along the lake. This destructive, ill-conceived project […]

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LOUISIANA WILDLIFE FEDERATION COMMENTS ON CWD REVISED PROGRAM STANDARDS FOR CAPTIVE CERVIDS

July 6, 2018

With deer hunting being the most popular hunting activity in the United States, we consider chronic wasting disease (CWD) a serious threat to our nation’s wild deer herds and rich […]

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LOUISIANA WILDLIFE FEDERATION SIGNS ON IN SUPPORT OF RECOVERING AMERICA’S WILDLIFE ACT

July 6, 2018

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act will redirect $1.3 billion of existing revenue annually to state-led wildlife conservation efforts, effectively allowing the states to more fully implement their State Wildlife Action Plans. This […]

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LOUISIANA WILDLIFE FEDERATION JOINS DOZENS OF ORGANIZATIONS TO COMMENT ON PEARL RIVER PROJECT

July 5, 2018

The proposed One Lake project that would dam the Pearl River in Jackson, Mississippi would have a negative impact on the Pearl River downstream. Louisiana Wildlife Federation joined dozens of […]

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PROTECT SABINE LAKE OYSTER REEF: SHOW SUPPORT FOR SB 451

March 21, 2018

Sabine Lake Oyster Reef: Protect one of the best examples of a natural living oyster reef complex in the world. Urge Senators to vote FOR SB 451. At the mouth of Sabine […]

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LOUISIANA WILDLIFE FEDERATION COMMENTS ON PROPOSED PROJECTS TO ENHANCE RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

February 2, 2018

The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) invited public comment on the Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment #2:  Provide and Enhance Recreational Opportunities (Draft Recreational Use Plan), which presents a restoration plan […]

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