Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) recently held its first two
whooping crane education "Give a Whoop" Workshops, as part of a grant provided
by Chevron and facilitated by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation
and the Louisiana Environmental Education Commission (LEEC).
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Environmental Education Commission (LEEC)
has received an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant for $150,000 to
assist educators, students and citizens in EPA Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana,
New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) more fully appreciate the need to conserve our
resources and understand that the choices we make today affect the world that
we live in tomorrow
The water control
structure on Chicot Lake near Ville Platte, La., will be opened soon after
Labor Day to allow for a lake drawdown. The action is part of an
integrated management plan developed to control submerged vegetation.