Outdoors

Hunters for the Hungry program no longer accepting wild hogs

Due to heightened precautions issued by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries regarding the processing and dressing of wild hogs, the Hunters for the Hungry Processor Program will no longer be accepting wild hog donations effective

Vitter: La. takes bold step to put state in control of red snapper management

U.S. Sen.

Alligator hunters hit the water to find big beasts

Alligator season is officially underway in the Eastern zone of Louisiana. Hunters are trying to bounce back after a hard season last year.

Two men cited for crab trap theft in Calcasieu Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited a man on August 14 and another on August 19 for alleged crab trap violations in Calcasieu Parish.

Denham Springs man cited for alligator violations

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited a Denham Springs man with 26 alligator violations on Aug. 15.

LPB Presents: Alive! In America’s Delta -- The Whooping Crane’s Majestic Return

Louisiana Public Broadcasting unveils a special presentation of the first episode of its new six-part series Alive! In America’s Delta on Monday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. on LPB and Friday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. on WLAE in New Orleans.

Buras man arrested for boat registration fraud

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents arrested a Buras man for alleged boat registration charges on Aug. 13.

UNO researcher investigates bull sharks' movements in Lake Pontchartrain

There is something lurking under the water at Sunset Point Pier in Mandeville.

Homeowners, wildlife officials seek lifting of protected status for black bears

State wildlife officials and south Louisiana residents agreed Tuesday night that removing the protected status of coastal black bears will help to maintain the bear population and protect neighborhoods.

Louisiana shrimpers encouraged to report Asian Tiger Prawn catches

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is aware of and constantly monitoring the appearance of Asian tiger prawns, a non-native species, in Louisiana waters.