LDWF to Hold Step Outside Day on Saturday at Sherburne WMA

The 15th annual Step Outside Day, an outdoor education program hosted by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), will be held Saturday (April 27) at Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Lottie on the northern end of the Atchafalaya Basin from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event, which is free, will take place next to scenic Big Alabama Bayou near Sherburne WMA headquarters.

Some of the events planned for Step Outside Day include pontoon boat rides, canoeing, target and trap shooting, fishing, archery and other outdoor activities. Children can take part in blue bird box building, turkey and duck calling and other learning events. All equipment will be provided.

Exhibits of wildlife and fish species and water safety will be available.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided as well as drawings for door prizes. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted.

The Sherburne WMA headquarters is located at 1132 Sherburne Road near Lottie. From U.S. Highway 190, take Sherburne (Louisiana Highway 975) exit and drive south approximately three miles. The venue will be on the left, near Big Alabama Bayou. From I-10, take the Whiskey Bay exit and drive North approximately 13 miles on Louisiana Highway 975. The venue will be on the right near Big Alabama Bayou.

For more information, call 337-262-2080.