May 31, 2012 – Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge, located in Jefferson Parish, will be closed to the general public Sunday, June 3 through Tuesday, June 5. Regular hours of operation will resume on Wednesday, June 6 at 6 a.m.
Elmer's Island Wildlife Refuge, owned and maintained by the state of Louisiana, is a 230-acre tract of barrier beachfront located on the southwestern tip of Jefferson Parish. It is located directly across Caminada Pass from Grand Isle, LA.
For more information on the island, including hours of operation and rules and regulations, please visit http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/refuge/elmers-island.