LAFOURCHE PARISH GAME AND FISH COMMISSON


Welcome to the Lafourche Parish Game and Fish Commission Web Site. The Commission manages and governs the Lake Fields/Lake Long Game and Fish Preserve (see official state lands map), which includes Lake Fields, Lake Long, and surrounding property up to their historic high water meander lines of 1857 minus any property sold or transferred by the State of Louisiana.

Goals and/or activities of the Commission center around the following un-prioritized list:
  • camp lease management
  • harvest permits (alligators, nutria, etc.)
  • improving water quality and habitat
  • increasing fish and wildlife populations
  • enhancing the recreational and tourism potential of the Preserve
The Commission has been involved in several projects or activities over the last few years, including this web site, two Lake Fields cleanup, development of a Lake Fields/Lake Long restoration plan, a cooperative restoration project with the North Lafourche Levee District to dredge and deepen lower Bayou Folse and create shoreline terraces along the northern Lake Fields shoreline, a restoration project to close numerous unneeded cuts along the eastern shoreline of lower Bayou Folse, development of plans for an outdoor center, posting of Preserve boundary signs, introduced a Parish Ordinance to restrict new cuts along Preserve bayous and canals, incorporation of Lake Long under Commission jurisdiction, and two camp lot lotteries.

Contact information:
  • Mail = Lafourche Parish Game and Fish Commission; PO Box 215; Lockport, LA 70374
  • Phone = (985)532-3131
  • FAX = (985)532-3131
  • EMAIL = [lafourchegfc@yahoo.com]


Announcements / Monthly Meeting



Announcements:

Monthly Meeting:
  • When: Monday, September 11 at 6:30pm
  • Where: Lockport Town Hall
  • Agenda:
    • Call to Order
    • Roll Call
    • Approval of Minutes
    • Adoption of Agenda
    • Secretary’s Report
    • Financial Report
    • Public Input
    • Business
      • Bayou Folse Water Quality Monitoring (BTNEP)
      • Bayou Folse Watershed Project Proposals
      • Restoration Plan Engineering Bid Notices
      • Reconsideration of 300 Yard Hunting Restriction Around Camps
      • Number of Board Members
      • Helis Oil and Gas Abandoned Structure
      • Tall Grass Violations
      • Other Business
    • Next Meeting / Agenda
    • Adjournment


** LAKE FIELDS CAMP ** ** FLOTANT MARSH **
** high flotant marsh ** ** CATTAILS **