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LDWF to hold Caney Creek public meeting

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CHATHAM, La. - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a public hearing on Caney Creek Reservoir issues, including an overview of aquatic vegetation issues and the results of recent fish population sampling.

LDWF established a comprehensive management plan for Caney Creek Reservoir in 2006, which provides annual public hearings to update the public on ongoing projects, fisheries management issues and aquatic vegetation management.

The meeting will feature LDWF biologist at the meeting, which is scheduled for January 23, 2014. The meeting will take place at Jimmie Davis State Park at 7:00 PM.

The meeting is open to the public and all persons interested in the conservation and management of the fisheries resources and aquatic habitats in Caney Creek Reservoir are encouraged to attend.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana's abundant natural resources. For more information visit us at www.wlf.la.gov, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ldwffb or follow us on Twitter @LDWF.

For more information, contact Jeff Sibley at jsibley@wlf.la.gov or (318) 371-3066. For press inquiries, contact Ashley Wethey at awethey@wlf.la.gov or (504) 283-8733.

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