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Maurepas Swamp WMA reopens after Isaac cleanup

2 years ago September 10, 2012 Sep 10, 2012 Monday, September 10 2012 Monday, September 10, 2012 2:06:54 PM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

MAUREPAS - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has reopened the Maurepas Swamp Wildlife Management Area, which closed before Hurricane Isaac's landfall.

The area in Ascension, Livingston, St. James and St. John the Baptist parishes reopened Monday.

The Hope Canal boat launch access road remains flooded and will be closed until the water goes down and the road is considered safe for traffic. Some waterways in and around the wildlife management area are still closed by local parishes, so boaters should check with sheriff's offices to be sure the waterways they intend to use are open before coming to the WMA.

Elm Hall (Assumption Parish); Elmer's Island (Jefferson Parish); and that part of Pearl River WMA north of I-10 in St. Tammany Parish remain closed for debris removal.

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