MORROW ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF LOUISIANA WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES COMMISSION

Release Date: 01/09/2008

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted unanimously to name Patrick Morrow the chairman of the commission for 2008 at their Jan. 9 meeting.  Robert Samanie was elected unanimously as vice-chairman.


Morrow, who resides in Opelousas, replaces the outgoing chairman, Earl King. During 2007, Morrow served as vice-chairman of the commission.


When asked about his motivation for serving on the commission, Morrow said, " I have been an avid hunter and fisherman all of my life and want to ensure that our wildlife and aquatic life - our renewable resources - will be available to all future generations."


Morrow explained he thought it was imperative that Louisiana's bountiful resources be protected using state-of-the-art equipment and management technology.


For more information, contact Adam Einck at 225-765-2465 or aeinck@wlf.louisiana.gov.


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