The Orleans Audubon Society is dedicated to the preservation and conservation of wildlife and wild places of the southeastern U.S. and to fostering an understanding and appreciation of nature.
The Orleans Audubon Society is a Section 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization founded in 1949 and incorporated in the State of Louisiana on November 17, 1970.
We are a Chapter of the National Audubon Society, 978 members strong, servicing the following parishes: Washington, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Orleans, Terrebonne, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, and La Fourche Parishes.
Reward Increased to $20,000 for Information on Whooping Cranes Shot in Jefferson Davis Parish
March 10, 2014 – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced today that the reward has been increased to $20,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for shooting the two whooping cranes found in Jefferson Davis Parish on Feb. 7.
Anyone with information on this incident can contact LDWF’s Enforcement Division by calling 1-800-442-2511 or using the tip411 program. To use the tip411 program, citizens can text LADWF and their tip to 847411 or download the "LADWF Tips" iPhone and Android app from the Apple App Store or Google Play free of charge. CitizenObserver, the tip411 provider, uses technology that removes all identifying information before LDWF receives the text so that LDWF cannot identify the sender.
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