December Crab Task Force Meeting


December 13, 2016
blue crab

December Crab Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Crab Task Force Meeting
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 1pm
UNO Advanced Technology Center
2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 210
New Orleans, LA 70122

I.            Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

II.           Approval of September 20, 2016 minutes and December 13, 2016 agenda

III.          Financial Report

IV.          New Business

A.     Review of Gulf/ Atlantic State Recreational Regulations- Jeff Marx
B.     Discussion of New Regulations and 2017 Derelict Trap Cleanups
C.     Update on Audubon Gulf RFM Certification- Damon Morris
D.     Discussion of Biodegradable Panels and Derelict Crab Traps- Pete Gerica
E.     Discussion of Audubon Blue Crab Certification- Laura Picariello

VI.           Public Comment

VII.          Set Next Meeting

VIII.        Adjourn

The meeting will be held in compliance with Louisiana’s Open Meetings Law as defined by Louisiana R.S. 42:11, et seq.  The public is invited to attend.  To listen in to the meeting via webinar register at

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