Resolutions

ANNUAL LDWF UPDATES ON THE LOUISIANA BOB WHITE RECOVERY PLAN

WHEREAS, the Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) is a popular game bird indigenous to much of the eastern United States, and WHEREAS, the U.S. Bobwhite population has declined an average of …

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Preservation and Promotion of Small Game Hunting Opportunities

WHEREAS, most hunters and many outdoor enthusiasts have traditionally been recruited to the ranks of conservationists through time spent afield in pursuit of small game like rabbits and squirrels, and …

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Federal Assessment and Reporting of BP Macondo 252 Well Oil Spill Impacts

WHEREAS, the Nation’s largest oil spill occurred off the Louisiana coast during the summer of 2010 resulting in widespread damage to coastal and marine resources as well as the social …

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Enforcement of Pipeline Burial and Structure Removal Regulations for Offshore Waters off the Louisiana Coast

WHEREAS, since 1936 the oil and gas industry has operated in the Gulf of Mexico waters off the Louisiana Coast and to date, there are some 3,600 production platforms and …

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Operation of Vehicles on the Banks and Bottoms of Designated Scenic Streams

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Natural and Scenic Streams Program was established to protect outstanding natural resource waters and their riparian habitats, and WHEREAS, it has become the practice by some users …

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Mitigation for Habitat Damages and Lost Recreational Opportunities Due to the Macondo 252 Oil Well Blowout

WHEREAS, in April 2010 the Macondo 252 exploratory oil well in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) blew out, destroying the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, killing 11 rig workers and subsequently …

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Limitation on the Use of Mud-boats and Surface Drive Devices on Public Wildlife Areas to Prevent Degradation and Loss of Marshlands

WHEREAS, some marshlands that provide important fish and wildlife habitat have submerged aquatic vegetation, soft or fluid bottoms, floating and emergent aquatic vegetation and other characteristics that make them unique …

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A Call for an Evaluation of Nutrient Enrichment Effects of Mississippi River Diversion Projects

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Wildlife Federation supports and promotes the preservation and restoration of Louisiana’s deteriorating wetlands, and WHEREAS, river diversions are used to preserve or enhance deteriorating wetlands, and WHEREAS, …

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Regulation of Personal Watercraft on Wildlife Management Areas

WHEREAS, the public utilizes Louisiana’s Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) for many reasons, including gun hunting, archery hunting, fishing, photography, seeking solitude, etc., and WHEREAS, some of these valid public uses …

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Migratory Bird Initiative

WHEREAS, the Mississippi Canyon Macondo 252 oil spill posed a potential threat to wintering habitats of migratory waterfowl, shore birds, wading birds, and other wetland wildlife, and WHEREAS, resident wildlife …

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