The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will hold a squirrel hunting seminar for beginners in Baton Rouge on Sept. 19. The event, dubbed Squirrel Hunting 101, will be held at LDWF’s Waddill Wildlife Refuge in Baton Rouge from 8 a.m.-noon.

LDWF’s Waddill Wildlife Refuge is located at 4142 North Flannery Road in Baton Rouge.

Masks will be required for those attending the seminar and social distancing protocols will be in effect as well due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The seminar will cover proper equipment needed, firearm selection, rules and regulations, outdoor navigation and hunting opportunities. It will also include a teaching session in the outdoors near the office to discuss proper hunting techniques.
Attendance is free, however, space is limited and those interested must preregister. For more information, contact Travis Dufour at or 337-735-8685.