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LDWF Wildlife Research and Management Symposium May 27

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE -  The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Office of Wildlife is hosting a Research, Management and Education Symposium on Tuesday, May 27 from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Louisiana Room at the department’s administrative office at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.

Subject matter to be presented by professional biologists will include the southern pine beetle, amphibians in the Atchafalaya Basin, dove field management on Elbow Slough WMA, the federal Farm Bill, gopher tortoise conservation, trends in hunter education, prairie restoration, prescribed burning on Sandy Hollow WMA, influences of hunting on turkey movements, and white-tailed buck space use and movement patterns.

The symposium is free and open to the public. For more information on the May 27 event, contact Dr. Jeff Duguay at 225-765-2353 or jduguay@wlf.la.gov.