April activities planned at Poverty Point park

Poverty Point World Heritage Site has scheduled a pair of activities during the upcoming weeks.

Visitors to Poverty Point World Heritage Site are invited to take part in a ranger-led demonstration of crafting prehistoric-styled pottery similar to the pieces which the Native Americans fashioned more than 3,500 years ago.

The event will begin with the demonstration at 10:30 a.m. April 13. Afterward, visitors can try their hand at making their own pottery until noon.

Health department sponsors healthy competition

Throughout April, the Louisiana Department of Health’s Bureau of Minority Health Access and Promotions is co-sponsoring the national Active and Healthy Challenge that encourages individuals, especially racial and ethnic minorities, to work physical activity into their daily and weekly schedules.

The Challenge is a nationwide effort by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health and is part of National Minority Health Month.

LDWF warns citizens against interference with sportsmen

As spring arrives and thousands flock to our state’s lakes and bayous, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries would like to remind anglers and hunters it is illegal to harass anyone legally hunting or fishing. This law prohibits interfering or disturbing hunters, anglers or the animals they are legally pursuing. 

According to statue, no person shall engage in the following activities:

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