June LA Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Meeting


June 3, 2021
shorebirds and pelican in shallow water at Grand Isle

June LA Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Meeting

09:30 am - 11:30 am @

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, June 3, at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, located at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.

Due to the public health emergency guidelines established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance will be restricted to 75% of the room capacity.  A separate section will be available for members of the public who would like to remain socially distanced and who would like to remain masked.


1.      Call to Order

2.      Pledge of Allegiance

3.      Roll Call

4.      Adoption of May 6, 2021 Commission Meeting Minutes

5.      Approval of June 3, 2021 Agenda

6.      Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege

a)         Recognition of Service and Presentation of Plaque to Former Commissioner Chad Courville

7.      Recognize Cpl. James Bruce’s Status as the 2020 Statewide Agent of the Year and Shikar Safari Officer of the Year Nominee for Louisiana – Major Rick Owens, Enforcement Division and Lea Perez, Shikar Safari

8.      Enforcement Report, May 2021 – Major Edward Skena, Enforcement Division

9.      Receive a Final Report from Delta Waterfowl on Contract Activities on the Breeding Grounds – John Davis, Vice-President of Development

10.   Receive a Final Report from Ducks Unlimited on Contract Activities on the Breeding Grounds – Mike Carloss, Manager of Conservation Programs

11.   Receive and Consider a Resolution on Waterfowl Breeding Ground Funding – Larry Reynolds, Waterfowl Biologist

12.   Receive and Consider a Notice of Intent to Amend the Gear Size for Bait Shrimp Permit Holders – Peyton Cagle, Marine Fisheries Biologist

13.   Receive a Report on the 2021 Regular Legislative Session – Cole Garrett, General Counsel

14.   Receive Public Comments

15.   Adjournment

A live audio/video stream of this meeting will be available via Zoom.  To attend via webinar register at:
https://wlf-la.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vpgRr823R0ehUxnXk3B9bQ. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


The public will have an opportunity to provide comments on the above agenda by attending in person (room is limited to 40 members of the public) or by sending an email to [email protected] by 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Your email must include the agenda item # in the subject of your email. The body of your message should include your name and address before your comment.

No comments will be accepted via webinar.

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