PUBLIC HEARING BAYOU TECHE NOMINATION AS A HISTORIC AND SCENIC RIVER

Bayou Teche Public Hearings

The Secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries as administrator of Louisiana’s Scenic Rivers System is currently considering Bayou Teche, a one-hundred-thirty-five mile waterway that begins near Port Barre and flows to the Lower Atchafalaya River, for inclusion as a designated Historic and Scenic River in Louisiana’s Scenic Rivers System.  Three public hearings are being held to gather comments and information from all interested parties.

 

The hearings will be held:

 

On March 22, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the St. Mary Parish Library, 100 Charleston Road, Baldwin, Louisiana 70514.

 

On March 25, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Iberia Parish Library (Main Branch), 445 East Main Street, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560.

 

On March 26, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Arnaudville Civic Center, 291 Guidroz Street, Arnaudville, Louisiana 70512.

 

The public is invited to attend and provide comments to the Department.  Written comments may be submitted now and will be accepted thru April 5, 2013.  Written comments should be submitted to:

 

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Scenic Rivers Program

P.O. Box 98000

Baton Rouge, LA 70898

 

Click here to submitt a comment.