LDWF Closes Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish

Release Date: 08/28/2012

 Aug. 28, 2012 - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has closed Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish in advance of landfall of Hurricane Isaac.

With this closure, 27 state wildlife management areas (WMAs) and refuges are now closed until further notice.

In addition to the Rockefeller site, the following areas are also closed: 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 areas designated as closed will remain closed until further notice.  For a complete list of state WMAs and refuges, go to www.wlf.louisiana.gov/wma.

For more information contact Bo Boehringer at 225-765-5115 or bboehringer@wlf.la.gov .