Public meetings on proposed hunting season changes start Feb. 20

Six meetings scheduled statewide through March 1

If you’ve got any issues with the proposed hunting seasons for the next couple of years, as well as WMA hunting regs, turkey season rules and migratory board season dates and rules, now’s the time to speak up.

Public comment will be taken on all items currently under consideration as notices of intent by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission at six meetings statewide through March 1.

The meeting dates and locations are:

Feb. 20 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. at the LDWF Minden Office, 9961 Highway 80, Minden;

Feb. 23 (Friday) at 6 p.m. at the LSU Ag Center Building, 7101 Gulf Highway, Lake Charles;

Feb. 26 (Monday) at 6 p.m. at the Ponchatoula High School library, 19452 Highway 22, Ponchatoula;

Feb. 27 (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. at the Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 Third Street, Alexandria;

Feb. 28 (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, 700 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette;

March 1 (Thursday) at 6 p.m. at the LDWF Monroe office, 368 CenturyLink Drive, Monroe.

To view the full notices of intent and all proposed hunting season dates and regulation changes, click here.

Public comment will be accepted through April 5 at LWFC monthly meetings, or it can be submitted directly to Tommy Tuma, LDWF Wildlife Division, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA., 70898-9000 or via e-mail through April 3.

For more information, contact Tommy Tuma at 225-765-2349.