Louisiana Rises Nutria Bounty After Uptick In Damage


Louisiana is raising the amount it will pay for each nutria killed during the 2019-2020 season.

The move comes after three years of low nutria catches and an uptick in damage.

People will now get $6 per nutria killed instead of $5.

Wildlife officials say the one dollar increase could translate into hundreds or even thousands of dollars for some of the top nutria hunters.

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