The Washington Parish Lake Commission has resubmitted applications for Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) permits to build a reservoir on the Boga Lusa Creek. LWF has called for a clear understanding for the need for this project, in order to justify the tradeoffs to fish and wildlife by damming Boga Lusa Creek. LWF has also called for a public meeting to allow citizens to learn about the project and express their concerns. Lastly, LWF has called for a full EIS for this renewed project proposal, to determine the impacts to fish and wildlife.   read the article »
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A winner has been selected among the new 2014 Camouflage Coalition sign ups! Last year, we collected new entries to join the LA Camo Coalition, a resource for sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts alike to take action when the opportunity arises to protect the coast and other natural resources. This year's winner was Will Rabalais. Check out the LA Camo Coalition at LaCamo.org, to stay up to date on opportunities to make your voice heard. read the article »
The Friends of the Atchafalaya want to help the Evangeline Area Council Boy Scouts by buying at least one of the Atchafalaya Kayaks, the “Atchafalayak,” that the Scouts are using for their Swamp Base. Each kayak costs about $1,200. Friends of the Atchafalaya is offering to contribute $500 toward the cost of one kayak and you can help us raise the rest. We hope to reach our goal by February 14, 2015, before the Swamp Base opens for 2015 trekkers. read the article »
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