L.D.W.F. Amendments to Deer Management Assistance Program Presented to Commission

Release Date: 02/08/2013

Feb. 8, 2013  -- The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) adopted a notice of intent Feb. 7 for amendments to the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) regulations.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ (LDWF) proposed changes would clarify the fee structure for DMAP program participants, as stated in the State Register.

The action denotes the entry point of Level 1 fees as $250 for tracts between 1,000 and 1,500 acres; and the entry point of Level 2 fees as $150 for tracts between 500 and 1,500 acres. The Level 2 fee for tracts between 1,500 and 10,000 acres would be $50 additional to the entry level fee and total $200. No other clarifications to the existing fee structure were presented.

To view the full notice of intent, please visit http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/action-items

Public comment will be accepted at LWFC monthly meetings through April 2013 or can be submitted to Scott Durham, LDWF Wildlife Division, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898-9000, until April 4, 2013.

For more information, contact Scott Durham at 225-765-2351 or sdurham@wlf.la.gov.