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Aug 28, 2014 5:11 PM

Hours to change for Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge

The Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge will begin the annual nuisance alligator harvest on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. During the harvest period, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will not open the refuge to the public each day until 10 a.m.

After 10 a.m., the public will be allowed to enter the refuge and utilize recreational areas until official sunset each day. The delayed openings will be in effect for seven days or until all alligator trappers have utilized their tags for this controlled harvest.

The refuge, spanning 26 miles of coastal Louisiana in Cameron and Vermilion parishes.

For more information on Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge, visit the LDWF website at www.wlf.la.gov or contact Phillip Trosclair at 337-491-2593.

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