May 19, 2024

Become an Aquatic Volunteer Instructor for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries!

Interested in becoming a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Aquatic Volunteer Instructor? LDWF is hosting Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Program (Aquatic VIP) workshops across the state. Workshops will be tailored to either formal/informal educators or the general public.
May 11, 2024

LDWF Alligator Lottery Harvests on WMAs and Other Public Grounds Announced

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will conduct alligator lottery harvests on 22 LDWF Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), 28 public lakes, and one U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) property August-November 2024. Applications are now available.
May 10, 2024

What is ‘Crash Trawl Week’?

Every year during Work Week 18, Crash Trawl Week provides LDWF's Marine Fisheries Section with an opportunity to assess the size, distribution, and abundance of brown shrimp. The information gathered during this period influences the department's advice on the commencement of the spring inshore shrimp season, which is then presented at the May meeting of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission.
January 27, 2024

Ducks Unlimited celebrates 87 years of Conservation

Today, DU is the premier organization promoting wetlands conservation. Its work has led to the conservation of more than 18 million acres and counting, thanks to tireless support from generations of DU members, volunteers and partners who are part of the organization's mission to conserve and restore wetlands and other vital habitats for North America's waterfowl.