St. Tammany man set to argue in front of the US Supreme Court Monday
Posted on 9/30/2018 6:03:00 AM.

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the case of a St. Tammany man who is protesting the U-S Fish and Wildlife Service designation that a portion of his land is off limits for unfettered development due to its importance to the endangered dusky gopher frog.

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US Supreme Court takes on St. Tammany frog challenge
Posted on 9/14/2018 2:29:00 AM.

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the appeal of a St. Tammany man who says the U.S. Wildlife and Fisheries is illegally blocking him from developing his property on the Mississippi border. The site has been designated a critical habitat for the dusky gopher frog.

But the property owner’s lawyer, Mark Miller, says it’s a government overreach, because the frogs don’t actually live there.
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Fish kills possible with cold weather
Posted on 1/8/2018 1:24:00 PM.

Louisiana is recovering from a week of hard freezes that shut down production in some of our most popular industries. Fishing in particular took the week off, burrowing deep into the mud and away from anglers hooks. Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Alex Perret says fisherman’s best bets is to wait for the coldest weather to pass.

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Safe Boating Week kicks off Saturday
Posted on 5/15/2015 3:24:00 AM.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announces that Safe Boating Week begins Saturday.  In Louisiana, Safe Boating Week marks the start of the spring and summer boating season.
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Wounded whooping crane euthanized, $15,000 reward offered for shooting info
Posted on 2/20/2014 12:12:00 PM.
The whooping crane found shot in Jefferson Davis parish was euthanized on Wednesday at the LSU Veterinary School.  The wounded bird was taken in for treatment on February 8th after being found with a dead whooping crane. Adam Einck of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the bird responded well at first....
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