CWPPRA Participates in National Hunting and Fishing Day

Woodworth, La. – September 22, 2012 – The annual National Hunting and Fishing Day festivities were held at various locations in Louisiana, sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Members of the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Public Outreach Committee attended the event held in Woodworth, La., approximately 10 miles south of Alexandria, La. The event was held from 9am – 2pm and included activities and contests highlighting different aspects of hunting and fishing in Louisiana. At the CWPPRA booth, audiences were educated on the Coastwide Nutria Control Program (LA-03b) and the necessity to eradicate nutria from wetland habitats. Children of all ages enjoyed trying their luck in the Nutria Shootout game. The day was full of family fun and celebration of Louisiana as a sportsman’s paradise.Image

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