LWF FAQs

What is it?  The Louisiana Wildlife Federation is a non-profit organization of civic-minded men and women from all over the state who believe in constructive conservation and protection of our state's natural resources and the quality of the environment. 

Is it a federal or state agency?  Neither, it is a citizen's organization independently operated and financed.

Do the officers receive a salary?  No officer of the Louisiana Wildlife Federation, Inc. receives compensation.

Why was it organized?  The Federation was organized in October 1940 to restore, preserve, develop and increase the birds, fish, game, forestry, wild flowers and all other wildlife resources of the State of Louisiana.

What will it do for me?  As a member of the Louisiana Wildlife Federation you will be kept informed of important and timely conservation issues through the LWF website, email newsletters and periodic print publications.  You will have the opportunity to participate in the formulation of the Federation's conservation policies and objectives and to sit on committees charged with advancing those policies and objectives.  You will enjoy the opportunity to represent your region of the state on the Federation board of directors and to serve as a Federation officer.  As a Federation member your voice on resource conservation issues is amplified by the support and cooperation of conservationists throughout the state, working toward common objectives.

LWF is a non-profit organization within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.