LA Oyster Task Force November Meeting


November 15, 2022
sacks of oysters with shucking tool and gloves on top

LA Oyster Task Force November Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting
Mitch Jurisich, Chairman
Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 1:00 p.m.
LDWF Headquarters
2000 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA


I. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

III. Approval of October 11, 2022 meeting minutes and November 15, 2022 Agenda

IV. Treasury Report

A. LOTF Financial Report & Oyster Tag Sales

V. Committee Reports

A. Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee (Mitch Jurisich)

B. Enforcement (Major Edward Skena)

C. Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)

D. Legal (Jakov Jurisic/ Brad Robin)

E. Research (Earl Melancon)

F. Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

G. Marketing (LDWF)

H. Health (Justin Gremillion)

I. Aquaculture (Steve Pollock)

J. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)

VI. New Business

A.  To Hear an Update on the Low Salinity Tolerant Oyster Research- Dr. Beth Stauffer

B.  To Consider 2023 ISSC Proposals- OTF

C. To Discuss Amending Oyster Tags- OTF

D. To Hear an Update on the 2021 Oyster Mortality Event in the Empire/ Port Sulphur Area- OTF

E.  To Discuss an Oyster Industry Meeting with the Corps of Engineers- OTF

F.  To Hear a Status Update on AOC Grants- LA Sea Grant

G. To Hear an Update on the LA Fisheries Forward Summit- LA Sea Grant

VII. Public Comment

VIII. Set Next Meeting

IX. Adjourn


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