For Immediate Release

Nov. 13, 2019

Contact: Trey Iles

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LDWF

(225) 765-5115

riles@wlf.la.gov

LWFC Approves Resolution Adding 1,475 Acres to Maurepas Swamp WMA

Maurepas Swamp WMA acquired land in yellow.

Nov. 13, 2019 – The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) approved a resolution adding 1,475 acres to Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) through donation during its November meeting here Thursday (Nov. 7) in Baton Rouge. Resource Environmental Solutions donated the land, located primarily in Livingston Parish.

The addition of the property will give Maurepas Swamp 119,204 acres west and south of Lake Maurepas. To see the resolution, go to http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/action-items .

Maurepas Swamp WMA is located approximately 25 miles west of New Orleans in Ascension, Livingston, St. John the Baptist and St. James parishes. For more information on Maurepas Swamp WMA, go to  http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/wma/2791 .