Resolutions

Atchafalaya River Basin Restoration Project in East Grand Lake

WHEREAS, the Atchafalaya River Basin is the largest remaining bottomland hardwood swamp in North America, possesses the largest coastal cypress-tupelo swamp in North America, and supports cultural, economic and natural …

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Support for Public Ownership and Management of Catahoula Lake

WHEREAS, Catahoula Lake is part of a unique wetland ecosystem that provides approximately 25,000 acres of outstanding waterfowl habitat utilized by tens of thousands of canvasbacks, pintails, and other species …

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Support for Maintaining and Enforcement of Incidental Take Provisions in the Migratory Bird Treaty Act as a Successful Tool for Bird Conservation

WHEREAS, in 1918, the United States enacted the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) to implement a 1916 treaty between the U.S. and Canada to protect migratory birds, which helped restore …

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Opposition to the One Lake Project

WHEREAS, as a result of promotion by a local real estate developer since 1996, the Rankin-Hinds Pearl River Flood and Drainage District (Drainage District) based in Jackson, Mississippi, has pursued …

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Limiting Motorized Trails on US Forest Service Land

WHEREAS, in 2009 Louisiana Wildlife Federation passed a resolution entitled “Designated Non-Motorized-Only Areas in Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs);” and WHEREAS, the same concerns exist on lands managed by the U. …

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Sabine Reef Oyster Sanctuary

WHEREAS, the take of oysters from Sabine Lake on the border between Louisiana and Texas has been prohibited by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for over 30 years due …

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Louisiana Artificial Reef Trust Fund

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Artificial Reef Program was established in 1986 to take advantage of obsolete oil and gas platforms which were recognized as providing habitat important to many of Louisiana’s …

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Creation of State Wanton Waste Regulations for Waterfowl and Other Wild Game, Including Littering Infractions

WHEREAS, the term “wanton waste” is broadly defined as “to intentionally waste something negligently or inappropriately” and this term is most often used in relation to hunting or fishing activities; …

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LWF Reaffirms Support for the Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System was created in 1970 by the Louisiana Legislature in order to preserve the natural and scenic values of qualifying rivers and the …

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Scenic Rivers Recreation and Accessibility

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has administrative responsibilities for the Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System, including reviewing and approving permits requested for activities that could …

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