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Governor Edwards Orders Statewide Mask Mandate and More
Louisiana Department Health
National Recreation and Parks Association
New PSAs Reminding Louisianans to Take Precautions Against COVID-19
Mask Wearing Myths
Specific Guidance for Common Park and Recreation Spaces, Facilities and Programs
Grant Opportunities For Outdoor Recreation
Grant for Assistance to Reopen Tennis Facilities
Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan
(SCORP) identifies recreational needs and issues existing throughout the state of Louisiana. The document, updated every 5 years, outlines a plan for balancing environmental conservation with providing recreational facilities and provides key information for determining the distribution of federal grant funds.
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Land & Water Conservation Fund
(LWCF) program promotes broad-scope outdoor recreation, ranging from land acquisition to development of park facilities such as spray parks, ball fields, picnic pavilions and restrooms. The federally- funded program provides 50% matching funds assistance, through grants to state governments and local municipalities.
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Recreational Trails Program
(RTPL) is a Federal-aid assistance program to help States provide and maintain recreational trails for both motorized and non-motorized recreational trails use. The program provides funds for all kinds of recreational trail uses, such as pedestrian uses (hiking, running, wheelchair use), bicycling, in-line skating, equestrian use, off-road motorcycling, all-terrain vehicle riding, four-wheel driving, or using other off-road motorized vehicles.
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News from Lt. Governor's Office
Recreation and Parks Highlight