State reopens 21 wildlife areas, refuges

Sep 1, 2012

Twenty-one of Louisiana's wildlife management areas and refuges were to reopen Saturday.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said the sites include The Acadiana Conservation Corridor, Atchafalaya Delta, Attakapas, Biloxi, Grassy Lake, Hutchinson Creek, Lake Boeuf, Marsh Island, Pass a Loutre, Pointe au Chenes (except Point Farms area), Pomme de Terre, Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge (except East End boat launch construction area), Salvador-Timken, Sandy Hollow, Sherburne, Spring Bayou, State WMA, Tangipahoa, Thistlethwaite, Tunica Hills and White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area.

The sites had been closed in advance of Hurricane Isaac's landfall.