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First ever rescued, rehabilitated dolphin released off Louisiana's coast

The first dolphin ever to be rescued from a Louisiana beach and then successfully rehabilitated was released into Barataria Bay on Thursday, according to a news release.

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16 hours ago
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Two Terrebonne Parish men arrested for alleged shrimping violations

Two Terrebone Parish men were arrested for alleged shrimping violations Wednesday evening in Terrebonne Bay, according to a news release.

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19 hours ago
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Five cited for alleged red snapper violations in federal waters

Enforcement agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited five men in three separate boats Sunday for alleged red snapper violations 15 miles off of Louisiana’s coast, according to a news release.

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Yesterday at 9:19 am
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Feds set 9-day recreational red snapper season

If you blink, you might miss it. 

The always elusive red snapper recreational season was announced Wednesday, and anglers will have a whopping nine days this year to venture into federal waters in search of a fish that no one but the feds believes is threatened.

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Yesterday at 11:35 am
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Tree cutter on Spring Bayou WMA sentenced on Monday, LDWF says

A Hessmer man found guilty last month for cutting down more than 100 trees in the northeast corner of Spring Bayou Wildlife Management Area in December of 2014 was sentenced on Monday, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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April 14 at 8:53 am
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First wild whooping crane chick in 75 years hatches in South Louisiana

For the first time since 1939, a wild whooping crane chick is alive and well on the Louisiana landscape.

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April 13 at 4:25 pm
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2016-17 duck season dates set by LWFC

Four months ahead of the typical August announcement, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission set the 2016-17 duck season dates — along with hunting season dates for other species and the general and WMA hunting rules and regulations — at its April meeting on Thursday in Baton Rouge.

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April 08 at 11:00 am
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LDWF monitoring for CWD in state’s white-tailed deer population

Even though no cases of chronic wasting disease have been found in Louisiana, the state is stepping up preventive efforts to monitor Louisiana’s native white-tailed deer population for the incurable brain infection.

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April 07 at 1:44 pm
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