Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation Announces Cancellation of Annual Fundraising Event
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation (LAWFF) has announced the cancellation of its 2021 Wild Night Fundraiser. The LAWFF said it canceled the event due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Louisiana and the recent impacts to many regions from Hurricane Ida.
LDWF Cancels National Hunting and Fishing Day Events
Responding to the state's COVID-19 situation, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has canceled National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) events scheduled for September 25 across Louisiana.
LDWF to begin accepting applications for $12.4 million in COVID-19 relief funds
LDWF will soon begin accepting applications for $12.4 million in financial assistance that will be available to Louisiana fishermen and others in the industry who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for these funds will open at 8 a.m., Monday August 9.
La. Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19 at Baton Rouge Office
Today, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that several staff members in the licensing division located at its headquarters on 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge have either tested positive for COVID-19 or been in contact with someone who has tested positive.
LDWF's 2021 Becoming an Outdoors Woman Program Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
LDWF's Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) program, scheduled for March 19-21, 2021, at Camp Grant Walker near Pollock, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Louisiana Alligator Advisory Council to Meet Nov. 18 Via Webinar
The Louisiana Alligator Advisory Council will meet by webinar Wednesday (Nov. 18) at 9 a.m. This meeting of the council is being conducted by webinar due to the public health emergency declared in response to the threat presented by COVID-19.
LDWF to extend accepting applications for $14.6 million COVID-19 relief funds
Due to the impacts of hurricanes Laura and Delta, LDWF is extending the application deadline by a month for the $14.6 million in financial assistance available to Louisiana's fishing industry hurt financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.
CARES Act application deadline is Oct. 26; LDWF reminds commercial fishermen to submit applications
LDWF reminds the state's fishermen and others in the industry affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic that the deadline is 11:59 p.m. Oct. 26 to apply for financial aid through an LDWF-managed federal funding program.