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LWF Accepting Applications for the Edgar Veillon Conservation Leadership Corps May 14, 2018
Legislative report this week: Scenic Rivers, LDWF License Restructure, Protection for Sabine Oyster Reef, CPRA Annual Plan April 11, 2018
Registration Now Open for Louisiana’s 2017 Youth Hunter of the Year Contest April 4, 2018
Coastal Restoration, Habitat Protection and Education Among the Conservation Efforts Recognized at Awards Banquet March 29, 2018
Protect Sabine Lake Oyster Reef: Show Support For SB 451 March 21, 2018
Louisiana Wildlife Federation Seeks Development Director March 17, 2018
LWF, CPRA invites you to upcoming meeting in Reserve to discuss the Mississippi River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp restoration project March 16, 2018
Bren Haase, Lead Developer of State’s Coastal Master Plan, to Receive Top 2017 Louisiana Conservation Award February 23, 2018
DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 9 - LWF Accepting Nominations for State Conservation Awards to Recognize Achievement in 2017 February 5, 2018
Louisiana Wildlife Federation Comments on Proposed Projects to Enhance Recreational Opportunities February 2, 2018
Help keep non-native sterlet sturgeon out of Louisiana - Send your comment today January 15, 2018
Ways to Donate to Louisiana Wildlife Federation November 28, 2017
Louisiana Wildlife Federation Celebrates 77 years October 30, 2017
LA Camo Coalition Drawing Winner Announced October 26, 2017
Louisiana Wildlife Federation supports a moratorium on new wastewater assimilation projects October 12, 2017
LWF opposes adding sterlet sturgeon to Louisiana’s Domesticated Aquatic Organism list October 4, 2017
$14.2 Million Awarded to Advance River Diversion for Maurepas Swamp September 20, 2017
Kindal Tonn, Seth Gottardi Selected the 2016 Louisiana Youth Hunters of the Year August 17, 2017
Conservation Groups Mourn the Loss of Longtime Advocate Edgar Veillon August 4, 2017
Registration Open for LWF's 78th Convention in Lafayette, August 19, 2017 July 11, 2017
Roseau cane pest continues to plague Louisiana’s coast with no signs of slowing down June 22, 2017
Tell Congress: Reject Proposed Elimination of Oil Revenue Sharing for Gulf States (GOMESA) May 25, 2017
Protect Louisiana’s Scenic Rivers from Automatic Permitting of Dredging, De-snagging, Clearing May 19, 2017
Tell Your Legislators: Vote YES on 2017 Coastal Master Plan May 16, 2017
Proposed Federal Cuts to Coastal Programs Would Hurt Louisiana May 16, 2017
Register Now for 2016 Youth Hunter of the Year Contest March 22, 2017
Lunch at Dat Dog on Freret Street in New Orleans on March 25 to benefit LWF March 22, 2017
Tree Donation Program, Hunter Safety Educators Among the Conservation Achievement Honorees Recognized at Awards Banquet March 21, 2017
Elmer’s Island: A Recreational Gem that Deserves More Funding, Enhancements March 15, 2017
Apache Corporation to Receive Top 2016 Louisiana Conservation Award March 2, 2017
Nominations Open For State Awards Recognizing Conservation Achievement in 2016 December 22, 2016
LWF’s New Member Contest 2016 Winner December 16, 2016
LWF’s 77th Annual Convention in Bossier City December 1, 2016
LA Camo Drawing Winner Announced November 11, 2016
LWF Resolution Summaries: Triploid Grass Carp, Louisiana State Parks, Open-Munitions Burn Ban, Segmented Breakwaters, and Public Lands November 10, 2016
LWF Comments on the LDWF Cervid Carcass Ban NOI November 4, 2016
US Senate Coastal Issues Forum October 6 at LSU Union Theater October 2, 2016
National Estuaries Week Sept 17-24, 2016 September 22, 2016
2015 Louisiana Youth Hunters of the Year Honored at LOWA Conference September 19, 2016
Elmer's Island Update: Temporary Closure Extended til August 30 UPDATE: September 6 August 10, 2016
Registration Open for LWF's 77th Annual Convention in Bossier City, August 19-20, 2016 July 4, 2016
In Memory of Keith Saucier, Long-time LWF Board Member, Past President June 15, 2016
River Diversions Will Benefit Fisheries in the Long Run April 26, 2016
Update on Whooping Crane Reintroduction Project: Two Eggs Hatch in the Wild April 26, 2016
National Wildlife Federation Weighs In on Current Status from BP Oil Spill April 26, 2016
Louisiana Earth Day 2016 April 26, 2016
Educating Outdoor Enthusiasts and Promoting Oyster Reef Restoration Among Conservation Efforts Recognized at Banquet April 8, 2016
Louisiana to Receive a Minimum of $6.8 Billion for State Claims Related to the BP Oil Spill April 5, 2016
Governor Edwards Issues Executive Order Directing Agencies to Adhere to the Coastal Master Plan April 5, 2016
Water Management Industry Eclipses Oil and Gas as Jobs Leader in Southeast Louisiana, Second Across Entire Coastal Zone April 5, 2016
Danica Williams, Founder of Wish to Fish Louisiana, Selected for Top Conservation Award for 2015 March 9, 2016
Banquet Registration for 52nd Governor's State Conservation Achievement Awards: April 2 March 7, 2016
Public Meetings in February: LWFC Adopts Notices of Intent for Hunting Seasons, Hunting Regulations and WMA Rules February 13, 2016
Junior Duck Stamp Program Holds Annual Art Contest; Entries Due March 15 February 11, 2016
Help Remove Abandoned Crab Traps in Lake Pontchartrain -- Derelict Crab Trap Rodeo February 2, 2016
(EDIT: The Colfax Facility Expansion Application Has Been Withdrawn) Explosives Disposal Facility in Colfax Seeks Expansion, Comments on Permit Application Due February 29 February 2, 2016
New Handbook to Help Parishes Strengthen Litter Violation Enforcement January 28, 2016
Coastal Annual Plan Comments Due February 17 January 26, 2016
Sportsmen Businesses Call for New Louisiana Governor to Commit to Restoring Coast January 26, 2016
CPRA Meetings to discuss Annual Plan January 12, 2016
LWF Invites Your Nomination for 52nd Annual Governor’s State Conservation Achievement Awards December 28, 2015
LWCF Reauthorized for 3 years with No Changes to Program December 17, 2015
RESTORE Council Approves $52 Million for Coastal Restoration Projects in Louisiana December 10, 2015
Gov Jindal proposes spending "cost savings" from coastal projects in RESTORE on Road Project October 9, 2015
Look for LWF at National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sep 26; Refuge Celebrations on Oct 17. Volunteer! September 22, 2015
LWF and other Louisiana Conservation Organizations Call for Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization September 18, 2015
Bayou Vermilion Symposium Sept 10-12, 2015 September 10, 2015
New Poll: Hunters and Anglers Nationwide Support the Clean Water Rule August 17, 2015
RESTORE Council Releases Priority List of Restoration Projects for Funding August 17, 2015
REGISTER NOW! LWF 76th Convention in Baton Rouge August 21-22 August 11, 2015
2015 Gubernatorial Forum July 27, 2015
Decision on Damages Settlement: $18.7 Billion for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill July 2, 2015
LWF's Summary for 2015 Legislative Session June 18, 2015
Legislative Update for May 27, 2015 May 27, 2015
Louisiana Military selects process for a closed burn for materials at Camp Minden, EPA approves May 9, 2015
LWF Supports HB288 to Prevent the Spread of Feral Hogs May 1, 2015
Coloring and Activity Booklet Now Available from LWF April 23, 2015
Whooping Crane Restoration, River Clean-up Initiatives Among Conservation Work Recognized at Banquet March 30, 2015
51st Governor's State Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet March 28 in Baton Rouge March 12, 2015
LWF Announces Winners Selected for 2014 Governor's State Conservation Achievement Awards Program March 11, 2015
Position Opening: Outreach Coordinator for LWF February 25, 2015
LWF a Sponsor of Tulane Environmental Law Summit, Free to Register February 21, 2015
LWF Responds to Concerns about Open Burn in Camp Minden February 5, 2015
LWF Comments on Washington Parish Reservoir January 30, 2015
Nominations Open For State Conservation Awards Recognizing Achievement in 2014 December 1, 2014
LWF Supports Protection of Artificial Reef Development Fund, Constitutional Amendment 8 October 23, 2014
Public Meeting on Amite River Water Removal for Fracking October 22, 2014
Establishing a Baton Rouge Master Naturalist Program September 26, 2014
2013 Louisiana Youth Hunters of the Year Recognized at LOWA Conference September 12, 2014
LWF Photo Contest Winners Announced August 16, 2014
LWF Leads Media Tour of Wax Lake Delta August 4, 2014
LWF to Hold Convention in West Monroe, Public Invited to Attend August 4, 2014
Public Meetings Announcement: Update on Black Bear Research August 1, 2014
Attention Young Outdoor Enthusiasts June 4, 2014
Wildlife Photo Contest - Deadline July 1 June 3, 2014
LWF's 75th Annual Convention - Registration Now Open May 19, 2014
Update on Fishing, Hunting, Atchafalaya Bills in 2014 Legislature April 29, 2014
Statement on Control Methods of Feral Hog Population in Louisiana April 23, 2014
LWF Legislative Report on Coastal Restoration Bills April 21, 2014
Welcome Michelle Maloney, LWF Coastal Outreach Coordinator April 21, 2014
50th Annual Governor's Conservation Achievement Recognition Banquet March 31, 2014
LWF Gives Testimony at Legislature on Feral Hog Problem; Opposes Year Round Night Hunting March 26, 2014
Awards Banquet to Celebrate Outstanding Conservation Work, 50 Years of Achievement March 18, 2014
Garret Graves, Former CPRA Chairman and Coastal Advisor, Selected for Top Conservation Award March 6, 2014
LWF Announces Wildlife Photography Contest January 20, 2014
Nominations Sought For State Conservation Awards Recognizing Achievement in 2013 December 23, 2013
Protecting Wildlife and Habitat from Negative Impacts of Off-Road Vehicles in Stream Beds October 4, 2013
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Meeting: August 28, 2013 in New Orleans August 19, 2013
LWF Resolutions Related to Coastal Restoration in Louisiana July 16, 2013
New Report Shows Wildlife Tourism is Strong Economic Driver in the Gulf Coast July 12, 2013
LWF Membership Prizes: Drawing Deadline July 31, 2013 July 2, 2013
Constitutional Protection of the Artificial Reef Fund To Go Before Voters in 2014 June 24, 2013
2013 Legislative Update May 12, 2013
Fishing 101 for Ladies Only in Grand Isle, June 29 May 8, 2013
LWF Supports Protection of Artificial Reef Development Fund through Legislative Action April 3, 2013
LWF Statement on Deer Meat Donations Destroyed at Shreveport Bossier Rescue Mission February 28, 2013
49th Annual Governor's Conservation Achievement Recognition Banquet February 24, 2013
LWF to Celebrate 74th Convention in Baton Rouge, Public Invited February 13, 2013
Volunteer Advocate for Inland Artificial Reef Creation Selected for Governor’s Conservation Award February 7, 2013
Registration Open for LWF's 2013 Annual Convention February 22-24 in Baton Rouge December 22, 2012
Save the Date! LWF’s Annual Convention February 22-24, 2013 December 3, 2012
Nominations Sought for State Conservation Awards November 29, 2012
Nominations Open for LWF At-Large Directorships November 28, 2012
Recent Visit to Elmer’s Island: Closed Since Hurricane Isaac November 27, 2012
National Hunting and Fishing Day Activities October 1, 2012
Hunting, Angling Increased Among Adults, Kids in Past Five Years September 29, 2012
LWF's Prize Drawing Deadline is July 31st July 13, 2012
RESCHEDULED for June 30: Inaugural Saltwater Youth Fishing Tournament at Elmer's Island June 4, 2012
Louisiana Coastal Master Plan Passes Legislature May 30, 2012
URGENT ACTION: Amendments to HB 812 for Coastal Restoration May 30, 2012
RESCHEDULED: Volunteer for Elmer's Island Beach Sweep, June 2nd May 21, 2012
Chris Macaluso Receives Coastal Stewardship Award April 24, 2012
Coastal Documentary, Whooping Crane Project Lead List of Conservation Award Winners March 16, 2012
LWF Announces New Executive Director March 7, 2012
Coastal Documentary Selected for Governor’s Conservation Award February 23, 2012
LWF to Celebrate 73rd Convention in Covington January 12, 2012
LWF Giving Away Four Fantastic Outdoor Adventures November 10, 2011
Nominations Sought for Top Conservation Awards October 1, 2011
LWF Working to Stop Legislature's Raid of Reef Fund May 23, 2011
Long-time Advocate for Coastal Restoration Tops Cast of Conservation Award Winners April 1, 2011
LWF Releases Draft Resolutions for 2011 March 4, 2011
2010 Conservation Award Winners Announced March 2, 2011
Wildlife Federation to Celebrate 72nd Convention in Alexandria February 16, 2011
Feds Okay Whooping Crane Release In Louisiana February 9, 2011
LWF Supports Refuge Hunt Plan - Proposes Youth Waterfowl Heritage Program December 22, 2010
LWF Announces Member Incentives – Join or renew to win! November 27, 2010
Waterfowl Hunters Asked to Steer Clear of Spill Response & Assessment Work; Report Oiled Birds Harvested or Observed November 10, 2010
Get a Unique Poster of Louisiana Threatened and Endangered Species November 1, 2010
Corps Rapped on Delta Channel Management Practices October 29, 2010
LWF Advocates Mitigation for Damage Caused by BP Spill October 28, 2010
Nominations Sought For Top Conservation Awards September 20, 2010
Attention Louisiana Youth Hunters September 12, 2010
Whoopers Coming Back to Louisiana August 20, 2010
Waterfowl & the BP Well Blowout July 19, 2010
Wildlife & Fisheries Commission Restores Recreational Fishing to Most Coastal Waters July 15, 2010
2010 Legislative Session Recap June 24, 2010
LWF Releases Statement on BP Well Blowout June 23, 2010
Massive Spill Shakes Foundation of Conservation in the Sportsman's Paradise June 15, 2010
Trip to the Coast-June 11 June 13, 2010
Observations of Oil on the Coast-June 1 June 6, 2010
2010 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature March 17, 2010
Renown Bluesman Tops Cast of Conservation Award Winners February 15, 2010
CPRA Hears State Seashore Idea January 1, 2010
Louisiana's State Seashore-An Idea Whose Time Has Come August 28, 2009
Wildlife Federation Pitches State Seashore Idea July 30, 2009
Legislative Session Wrap - 2009 Regular: More Conservation "Action" Than Expected June 15, 2009
Atchafalaya on the Web - post your Basin photos June 1, 2009
NWF Endorses GreenTrees Forest Carbon and Conservation Program June 1, 2009
2009 Legislative Report May 25, 2009
Coastal Communicator Tops Cast of Conservation Award Winners February 28, 2009
State Claims Portion of Elmer's Island December 16, 2008
Jindal Announcement on Coastal Spending Commits State to Acquire/Reopen Elmer's Island August 15, 2008
Bill Boosts Atchafalaya Basin Program July 9, 2008
Sales Tax Dedication to Conservation Fund Deferred June 16, 2008
Bill proposes Sales Tax Dedication to Conservation Fund June 12, 2008
Environmental Specialist Heads Cast of Top Conservation Award Winners March 15, 2008
'07 Legislative Session Recap July 1, 2007
Report Shows Extent of Mercury Pollution More Widespread September 19, 2006
2006 Legislative Session Report July 1, 2006
LWF Position on Development of LNG Processing Facilities in Gulf and Coastal Waters May 17, 2006
LWF Urges Avoidance of Bird Mortality in Wind Energy Development April 10, 2006
Atchafalaya Advocate Heads Cast of Top Conservation Award Winners April 6, 2006
2006 Conservation Legislation Introduced April 1, 2006
LWF Hunter Survey Results July 2, 2005
'05 Legislative Session Mostly Uneventful July 1, 2005
LWF Urges Reservoir Planning Based on Water Supply Needs June 15, 2005
State Senator Heads Cast of Top Conservation Award Winners March 5, 2005
Questions (& Answers) for the New Governor January 21, 2005
New Future For White Lake January 15, 2005
LWF 2004 Activities & Accomplishments January 1, 2005
Voters Pass Freedom to Hunt, Fish, Trap by Landslide November 2, 2004
Duck Nesting Habitat Degraded by CRP Grazing, Haying Policy -- NWF and Affiliates Sue FSA to Uphold CRP's Wildlife Value November 1, 2004
1st Circuit Remands White Lake Lawsuit for Trial October 31, 2004
Green Wins State Duck Calling Title August 31, 2004
LWF Objects To Wildlife Commission Action July 30, 2004
NWF Awards Grant to LWF for RCW Project July 7, 2004
New Law Proposes Changes in White Lake Management June 21, 2004
Legislature Passes Freedom to Hunt, Fish & Trap June 7, 2004
New Orleans Journalist Heads Cast of Top Conservation Award Winners March 1, 2004
Volunteers Needed For Louisiana's First Crab Trap Cleanup February 15, 2004
Hope for Elmer's Island January 15, 2004
Elmer's Island Primer January 15, 2004
2003 LWF Annual Report January 1, 2004

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