Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Two brown pelican chicks still in the nest requiring care from their parents. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

LDWF celebrates 50th anniversary of brown pelican restoration

“We are the Pelican State and can you imagine Louisiana without its state bird?,” said Todd Baker, biologist director with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

Outdoor Writer John K. Flores' son, David Flores, accompanied him on one of the state’s lottery waterfowl hunts on White Lake Conservation Area. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

LDWF taking applications for upcoming lottery hunts

As far back as I can remember, I have taken advantage of Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries public land hunting opportunities by putting in for several lottery hunts the department offe

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists Joe Marty and James Whitaker draw blood from a captured mottled duck. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

LDWF looks for answers with Duck Lead Study

Chance Baccacolopi swung the airboat around so fast, for an instant it was like being on one of those Tilta-Whirl carnival rides that comes into town for a festival weekend.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Biologist James Whitaker releases a mourning dove he banded. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

LDWF continues National Dove Banding Program

James Whitaker, a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist, turned his truck onto an oil field service road this past week.

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