Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Portions of Pearl River WMA Reopened After Being Closed Due to Flooding

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July 09, 2017

BATON ROUGE: The main gate at Old Highway 11 at Pearl River Wildlife Management Area (WMA) has been reopened, however, parts of the WMA remain impassable due to flooding from Tropical Storm Cindy.
A barricade remains in place at the southern end of Oil Well Road and water is flowing over Poboy Road at the shooting range bridge. Once the flooding recedes, LDWF will inspect and repair any damage to the closed roads prior to reopening.
Pearl River WMA, which consists of 35,618 acres, is located approximately six miles east of Slidell and one mile east of Pearl River in St. Tammany Parish. For more information on the WMA, go to: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/wma/2789.

 For more information contact Forest Burks at fburks@wlf.la.gov or 985-543-4781.

Original Press Release http://www.wlf.louisiana. gov/news/41323

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