September 21, 2017
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is reminding all hunters and members of the public that the 2017 Game Bird Shooting Season comes to a close on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
The shooting of game birds during the closed season is strictly prohibited under the law. Any person caught shooting during the closed season will be prosecuted under the Wild Life Protection Act (WLPA) and on conviction before a Parish Judge may be fined up to One Hundred Thousand Dollars ( $100,000) or twelve (12) months imprisonment.
Citizens are encouraged to report all incidents of illegal shooting to NEPA at (876)754-7540 ext. 2403, toll free: 1-888-991-5005, 119 or the nearest police station.