LDWF Closes Wildlife Management Areas in Advance of TS Isaac Landfall

Release Date: 08/27/2012

Aug. 27, 2012 - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has closed 26 state wildlife management areas (WMAs) within the parishes of the anticipated landfall path of Tropical Storm Isaac.

Those WMAs include the Acadiana Conservation Corridor, Atchafalaya Delta, Attakapas, Biloxi, Elm Hall, Grassy Lake, Hutchinson Creek, Joyce, Lake Boeuf, Lake Ramsey, Manchac, Marsh Island, Maurepas Swamp, Pass a Loutre, Pearl River, Pointe au Chenes, Pomme de Terre, Salvador-Timken, Sandy Hollow, Sherburne, Spring Bayou, State WMA, Tangipahoa, Thistlethwaite, Tunica Hills and White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area. 

All WMAs designated as closed will remain closed until further notice. For a complete list of WMAs and locations, go to www.wlf.louisiana.gov/wma .

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana's abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.louisiana.gov on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ldwffb or follow us on Twitter @LDWF.

For more information contact Randy Myers at 225-765-2350 or rmyers@wlf.la.gov.