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New COVID-19 Fact Sheets in Vietnamese

May 27, 2020

Fact sheets on COVID-19 specifically geared for commercial fishermen and processors have now been translated to Vietnamese.  Experts from LSU School of Nutrition and Food Sciences and Louisiana Sea Grant put together tips for how to properly handle seafood during a public health emergency. Click here for the processors fact sheet, titled…

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LDWF to release Inshore and Nearshore Artificial Reef RFIQ from Qualified Non-profit Organizations

May 13, 2020

The Artificial Reef Program (Program) is responsible for the planning, siting, material selection, permitting, and monitoring oversight of inshore artificial reef development. Inshore reefs are those artificial reefs developed solely in Louisiana state waters between the Louisiana Intracoastal Waterway and the Louisiana coastline and within Lake Pontchartrain. Nearshore waters are…

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LDWF buildings reopen in BR May 15, statewide May 18

May 13, 2020

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will be opening its offices in phases beginning Friday, May 15, at its headquarters in Baton Rouge and across the state on Monday, May 18. The Baton Rouge office, located at 2000 Quail Drive, is opening earlier to focus on the large…

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