BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries warns duck hunters to watch out for oil spill cleanup work. Duck season runs Nov. 13 through Jan. 30. The department says the Coast Guard and spill response workers will start work late this weekend to reduce crowding at... more »
BP's clean-up crews want hunters to know they'll be in the wetlands and to watch where they aim. This weekend kicks-off teal season and BP is taking steps to protect their workers and the shoreline itself. First, crews are going to be held-back until nine in the morning- giving hunters... more »
Tonight, Thursday, August 26, Kicks off the 33rd Annual Gueydan Duck Festival.
The Duck Festival is always the last full weekend in August. This years activities consist of duck calling, skeet shooting. queen's pageants, great food and bands.
Thursday August 26, 2010 6:00 PM Family Night (Rides, Food,... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Interior Department is selling a new duck stamp envelope to raise money for conservation in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill. The new duck stamp envelopes, or cachets, were unveiled Tuesday. They feature a silk rendering of a photograph of St. Marks National Wildlife... more »
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today unveiled a special edition Federal Duck Stamp envelope, or cachet, that hunters, stamp collectors and other conservationists can purchase for $25 -- or $10 more than the cost of a regular Duck Stamp -- to help conservation efforts in the Gulf of Mexico.... more »
CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - A St. Bernard Parish man was arrested Monday after sheriff's deputies said he stole a duck from a public park and planned to eat it. The Sheriff's Office said Ashmeer Tahir, 38, of Chalmette was booked with theft of an animal after someone saw him take... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - After a slew of fundraisers around the country, Gov. Bobby Jindal is holding his next money-raising event in Louisiana - in the duck blinds of Cameron Parish. Jindal is inviting supporters to join him in his home state at the "first Jindal Fun Hunt Fundraiser"... more »