LDWF Releases Six Alligators, Two Birds After Rehab From Oil Found at Belle Chasse Refinery
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 Reminds Public to Be Aware of Displaced Wildlife From Storm, Including Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, wildlife species may be displaced into inappropriate or marginal habitats, often in areas with which they may not be familiar. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) urges the public to be especially cognizant of wildlife forced into populated areas by floodwater from the storm.
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission September Meeting has been Cancelled
Due to Hurricane Ida's significant impact on Louisiana and the ongoing response effort, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission has cancelled its September meeting. The Commission will reconvene at the regularly scheduled meeting on October 7.
Hunters, Anglers Urged to Use Caution Due to Destruction From Hurricane Ida
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is warning hunters and anglers that danger lurks in the debris and hazards left in waterways and hunting areas in the southeast region of the state by Hurricane Ida.
LDWF begins rescue of oiled birds found near south La. refinery
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) recently began documenting oiled birds apparently the result of damage caused by Hurricane Ida at an oil and gas refinery located about 25 miles south of New Orleans.