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Get your HIP certification online or at LDWF Headquarters at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge. No course or test is required; simply answer a few short registration questions. HIP certification is no longer available at retail license vendors.

LDWF Launches Making It Last Campaign

LDWF is proud to share our Making It Last campaign—an effort to highlight the critical work we do to conserve our natural resources and ensure they're here for generations to come.

LWF Commission to Meet on August 6 at 9:30 am

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will meet via webinar at 9:30 am on August 6.

LDWF Releases White Papers on 2019 Fisheries Disaster and CARES Act Fisheries Funding

Review these and other industry reports in our Commercial Fishing/Seafood Research and Publications archive.

LDWF Presents Draft Oyster Management and Rehabilitation Strategic Plan

The draft plan outlines how LDWF and CPRA will work together to develop projects and programs to enhance the oyster industry.

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Hot Topic: Spotted Seatrout

The latest information about spotted seatrout: public meeting dates, stock status, management options, regulatory processes, presentations, and reports.

How Can You Help Feed the Hungry in Louisiana?

1. Purchase a license from LDWF online. 2. Donate to Hunters For the Hungry at checkout. Funds will help us process more protein for the hungry, at no cost to the hunters.

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