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  2013 Hunting Heritage Banquet Listing

4th Louisiana Natural Resources Symposium
The Louisiana State University School of Renewable Natural Resources will host the 4th Louisiana Natural Resources Symposium on August 1-2, 2013 at the Lod Cook Conference Center on the LSU Campus. The theme of 2013 symposium will be impacts of human and natural disasters on forested and wetland ecosystems and wildlife. The symposium is the premiere natural resources outreach event of the LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources. The 2013 symposium will feature presentations from leading international experts covering contemporary issues related to controlled burns and wildfires, hurricanes, and forest management impacts on wildlife populations and species diversity. Speakers will also address the impacts of Hurricane Isaac on Louisiana wildlife, fires on natural ecosystems, the role of fire in longleaf pine regeneration, the relationship between hurricanes and fires in coastal forests, socio-economic risk of wildfire damage, and other topics. The target audience includes land managers, foresters, land owners, academicians, and those interested in this important issue. A comprehensive and professional color proceedings will be available to all registrants. Please visit www.rnr.lsu.edu/lnrs for more information and to register.

Louisiana NWTF Hunting Heritage State Super Fund Projects

Administered jointly by the NWTF, its state chapters and state wildlife agencies, the Hunting Heritage Super Fund is used for projects that support the conservation of the wild turkey and preservation of the hunting tradition. Nationally, NWTF chapters and cooperating partners have raised and spent more than $412 million for wild turkey conservation. Since 1985 over $2,438,144 has been raised and spent by Louisiana chapters on projects within the state. A sampling of these projects is provided below. read more...

Northwest Louisiana volunteers receive NWTF national award for youth event

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Volunteers from the NWTFs Northwest Louisiana Chapter received national acclaim for their role in nurturing youth interest and education about the outdoors and an active lifestyle through the NWTFs JAKES outreach program.
The Keithville, La.-based chapter was honored with the 2011 Best First Time JAKES Event Award Feb. 10 at the NWTFs National Convention and Sport Show at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn.
The award was presented at the NWTFs Federal Breakfast, which celebrated the theme: Champions of Outeach. More than 1,000 JAKES events were held throughout the nation last year by NWTF volunteers.


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  2013 Louisiana State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation