After an aerial flight on May 28 revealed an oil spill on the Delta National Wildlife Refuge, authorities are conducting a controlled burn in the marsh today about 11 a.m. to remove the contaminated oil.
On a recent auditing trip to monitor Ducks Unlimited’s efforts to restore wetlands in Saskatchewan, Louisiana’s waterfowl study leader was encouraged by both the number of birds and the habitat conditions he witnessed firsthand.
On a recent trip fishing the Interstate 10 twin spans over Lake Pontchartain, Capt. Mike Gallo repeatedly cast his favorite artificial lure against the bridge’s concrete columns, patiently waiting for what type of information the speckled trout would provide him that morning.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is accepting bids and lottery applications for five available houseboat mooring sites at Pass-a-Loutre Wildlife Management Area in Plaquemines Parish.
An experimental nighttime activity season at Salvador/Timken Wildlife Management Area in St. Charles Parish will begin at 12 a.m. on Sunday, June 1, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Eight fishermen were cited on May 26 for allegedly fishing in the BP oil spill emergency commercial fishing closure zone near Bay Jimmy in Plaquemines Parish, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.