LDWF looking to build up Queen Bess
Posted on 10/9/2018 11:43:00 AM.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is hoping to get approval to use some BP cash to rebuild the brown pelican habitat on Queen Bess Island.
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Queen Bess Island, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, brown pelican, conservation, 2018

LDWF Hopeful for Funding for Queen Bess Island Renourishment Project
Posted on 7/27/2018 5:42:00 AM.

Fifty years ago, there wasn’t a single brown pelican to be found in the pelican state. The demise of the population can be traced back to the use of the pesticide DDT. But the population of the bird has since rebounded with more than 100,000 throughout Louisiana due to Queen Bess Island.
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Queen Bess Island, Brown Pelicans, LDWF, Endangered Species Act



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