Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

LDWF Reopens Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge Except for Price Lake Road

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June 27, 2017

BATON ROUGE: Much of Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge was reopened Tuesday (June 27) after being closed due to flood damage from Tropical Storm Cindy, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced. Repairs to Joseph Harbor Launch and other refuge locations have been made and all have been reopened.

Price Lake Road and the Hess water control structure will remain closed until appropriate repairs can be made.

For more information on Rockefeller, contact refuge manager Phillip Trosclair (ptrosclair@wlf.la.gov) or Gabe Giffin (ggiffin@wlf.la.gov) at 985-351-2783.

Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, located in eastern Cameron and western Vermilion Parishes, is 76,042 acres. It borders the Gulf of Mexico for 26.5 miles and extends inland toward the Grand Chenier Ridge, a stranded beach ridge six miles from the Gulf. The refuge allows visitors opportunity to fish, shrimp and crab recreationally. For more information, go to http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/refuge/rockefeller-wildlife-refuge .

Original Press Release http://www.wlf.louisiana. gov/news/41285

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