LDWF Announces Lake Bistineau Public Meetings

Release Date: 05/11/2016

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will conduct two informational meetings concerning Lake Bistineau next week. 
 
Who:  LDWF fisheries staff
 
What:  Public information meeting on Lake Bistineau
 
When:  Tuesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m.
 
Where:  LDWF Region 1 Office
             Jonathan Glasscock Memorial Classroom
              9961 Hwy. 80
              Minden, LA 71055
 
The May 17 meeting will include an update on the current status of the lake and will focus on the most frequently asked questions concerning the management of Lake Bistineau and giant salvinia. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions and have them answered during this meeting. 
 
During the May 19 meeting, LDWF staff will present information on the use of giant salvina weevils on the lake. Everyone interested in Lake Bistineau management is encouraged to attend. 
 
Space is limited to 100 people, so please come early. 
 
The current LDWF Lake Bistineau Management Plan is available at: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/fishing/waterbody-management-plans-inland
  
For additional information regarding the meetings, contact Jeff Sibley, LDWF Biologist Manager, at jsibley@wlf.la.gov or (318) 371-3066.