LDWF to Host Live Session Online to Address CARES Act Fund Questions (News)
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will discuss and answer questions about the $14.6 million in federal funding it has received to help the state's fishing community suffering financially because of the COVID-19 pandemic during its bi-monthly live social media series "Conservation Conversations."
CARES Act application deadline is Oct. 26; LDWF reminds commercial fishermen to submit applications (News)
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.
LDWF: Fishing license sales zoom during COVID-19 shutdown (News)
Woodworth Shooting Range to be Closed Aug. 29, LDWF Announces (News)
Easter Holiday Closures for Bodcau and Woodworth Shooting Ranges Announced (News)
LWFC offers hunting, fishing & boating COVID-19 safety tips (News)
LDWF ALERT: Be Aware Of Fake Hunting and Fishing Announcements (News)
LDWF responds to several fake news articles, one regarding increased fishing fines and, most recently, the supposed forced closure of hunting and fishing season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
La. Fishing License Sales Continued to Climb During May (News)
Fishing license sales increased for the third consecutive month in May, as it appears residents are finding fishing a great way to have fun and stay safe in the age of COVID-19.
Hunter Education Classes, Field Days to Resume in July, LDWF Announces (News)
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will resume in-person hunter education classes and field days in July. LDWF, however, is encouraging all students who need hunter education certification to take the online course then sign up for an in-person field course. All classes will be at 50% facility capacity during Phase 2 reopening.
Louisiana Alligator Advisory Council to Meet Sept. 8 Via Webinar (News)
The Louisiana Alligator Advisory Council will meet by webinar Tuesday (Sept. 8) at 8 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.