The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will close Fort Polk-Vernon Management Area (WMA) for the weekend of Oct. 30-31 due to military training by the U.S. Army.

For more information, go to the U.S. Army Joint Readiness Training website,, or contact Wendell Smith at 337-491-2575 or

Fort Polk-Vernon WMA is located in central Vernon Parish near Leesville. For more information on this WMA, go to