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      RS 56:1921     



§1921.  Findings, policy, and purposes

The Legislature of Louisiana finds that Louisiana is endowed with a diversity of natural areas having unique ecological systems, plant and animal life, geological formations, wildlife habitats, and scenic beauty that are not found in other parts of the United States.  It is hereby declared and established as the policy of Louisiana and the purpose of this Part that these natural areas be conserved, protected and enhanced for the benefit of our citizens and future generations.  In furtherance of this policy and to implement the provisions of Article IX, Section 1 of the Louisiana Constitution, there is hereby established the Wildlife Habitat and Natural Heritage Trust for the purpose of acquiring and properly managing such natural areas in Louisiana.  

Acts 1988, No. 492, §1, eff. July 9, 1988.  

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