December Wildlife & Fisheries Commission


December 7, 2017
Photo of a typical landscape of the Atchafalaya River Basin

December Wildlife & Fisheries Commission

09:30 am - 12:00 pm @

The next regular Commission Meeting will be held at 9:30 AM on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters Building located at 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, LA


  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Adoption of November 2, 2017 Commission Meeting Minutes
  5. Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege
    A. Recognition and Presentation of Plaque to Commissioner Pat Manuel
    B. Recognition and Presentation of Certificate to former Colonel Joseph “Joey” Broussard
  6. Enforcement Report November 2017 – Captain Edward Skena
  7. Receive Update on Louisiana Black Bear Post De-Listing Monitoring – Maria Davidson, Program Manager
  8. Receive Update on Chronic Wasting Disease – Johnathan Bordelon, Deer Program Manager
  9. To consider amendment to previously approved Notice of Intent, to specifically address comments received from the House Natural Resources Committee (legislative oversight), with regard to safety and importation of Sterlet Sturgeon – Rob Bourgeois, Biologist
  10. Set April 2018 Commission Meeting Date
  11. Receive Public Comments
  12. Adjournment

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