LDWF Public Meetings Set for February, March on Proposed Hunting Seasons and WMA Rules and Regulation Changes

Release Date: 02/02/2018

Feb. 2, 2018 - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will hold six public meetings around the state to present and gather comments on the proposed 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 hunting season, 2018-2019 general and WMA hunting seasons, rules and regulations, 2019 general and WMA turkey hunting season rules and regulations and the 2018-2019 migratory bird hunting season rules and regulations.
Public comment will be taken on all items currently under consideration as notices of intent by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. The meeting dates and locations include:
Feb. 20 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. at the LDWF Minden Office, 9961 Highway 80, Minden;
Feb. 23 (Friday) at 6 p.m. at the LSU Ag Center Building, 7101 Gulf Highway, Lake Charles;
Feb. 26 (Monday) at 6 p.m. at the Ponchatoula High School library, 19452 Highway 22, Ponchatoula;
Feb. 27 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. at the Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 Third Street, Alexandria;
Feb. 28 (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, 700 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette;
March 1 (Thursday) at 6 p.m. at the LDWF Monroe office, 368 CenturyLink Drive, Monroe.
To view the full notices of intent and all proposed hunting season dates and regulation changes, visit http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/action-items.
Public comment will be accepted through April 5 at LWFC monthly meetings or may be submitted directly to Tommy Tuma, LDWF Wildlife Division, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA., 70898-9000 or via e-mail to ttuma@wlf.la.gov through April 3.
For more information, contact Tommy Tuma at 225-765-2349 or ttuma@wlf.la.gov.