LA Wildlife & Fisheries Commission July Meeting


July 6, 2017
shorebirds and pelican in shallow water at Grand Isle

LA Wildlife & Fisheries Commission July Meeting

09:30 am - 12:00 pm @

The next regular Commission Meeting will be held at 9:30 AM on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters Building located at 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, LA.

The following items will be discussed:

1.     Call to Order

2.     Pledge of Allegiance

3.     Roll Call

4.     Adoption of June 08, 2017 Commission Meeting Minutes and June 12, 2017 Special Commission Meeting Minutes

5.     Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege

6.     Enforcement Report June, 2017 – Captain Edward Skena

7.     Presentation of Mississippi Flyway Council Waterfowl Enforcement Officer of the Year Award – Captain Edward Skena

8.     Receive LDWF’s response to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s 2017 Master Plan – Todd Baker, Wildlife Management Division, and Harry Blanchet, Fisheries Management Division

9.     Presentation of update on the white-fronted goose research project: progress and plans for 2017-18 field season – Paul Link, LDWF NAWMP Coordinator

10.  Progress report on cooperative breeding habitat work in Saskatchewan and an update on current breeding habitat conditions in prairie Canada – Dave Kostersky, Ducks Unlimited Canada

11.  Presentation on proposed Sterlet Sturgeon operation – Johnny Ledet, Warbucks International Seafood

12.  Consider a Notice of Intent to Modify the Recreational Bag Limit and Set the Opening Date of the Commercial Season for King Mackerel – Jason Adriance, Biologist

13.  Presentation on La Creel and red snapper harvest estimates – Jason Adriance, Biologist

14.  Receive update on Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s June Meeting – Myron Fischer, Biologist

15.  Receive a presentation on the background of the Bohemia Salinity Control Structure – Patrick Banks, Assistant Secretary, Office of Fisheries

16.  Set time and location for August, 2017 Commission Meeting

17.  Set November, 2017 Commission Meeting Date

18.  Receive Public Comments

19.  Adjournment

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