LA WLF Commission Meeting


July 1, 2019
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LA WLF Commission Meeting

09:30 am - 11:30 am @

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission’s next meeting will be held Monday (July 1) at 9:30 a.m. at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters Building located at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.

The meeting will be held Monday (July 1) instead of the normal first Thursday of the month because the Fourth of July holiday falls on that Thursday.

The following agenda items will be discussed:


  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Adoption of June 6, 2019 Commission Meeting Minutes
  5. Approval of July 1, 2019 Agenda
  6. Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege
  7. Enforcement Report, June 2019 – Major Edward Skena, Enforcement Division
  8. Receive and Consider an Amendment to the Dredge Fill Material Program Notice of Intent Regarding Dredging Across the Center Line of Certain Water Bottoms of the State – Kyle Balkum, Biologist Director
  9. Receive and Consider a Declaration of Emergency to Modify the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Resident Game Hunting Season Regulations to Exempt Natural Deer Urine that have been Tested and Certified from the Prohibition on the Use of Deer Urine as an Attractant while Taking, Hunting or Scouting Wildlife – Kenny Ribbeck, Wildlife Division Administrator
  10. Receive an Annual Report from Ducks Unlimited and Delta Waterfowl on the Waterfowl Breeding Grounds – Larry Reynolds, Waterfowl Biologist
  11. Receive a Report and Consider Resolution on the Impacts of Floodwaters on the Fishery Resources and Fisheries of Louisiana – Patrick Banks, Assistant Secretary
  12. Receive an Update on the 2019 Recreational Red Snapper Season – Jason Adriance, Finfish Biologist
  13. Receive a Summary Presentation on the June 2019 Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council Meeting – Chris Schieble, Biologist Manager
  14. Receive and Consider a Notice of Intent Establishing Closures of Certain Waters Associated with the 2020 Derelict Crab Trap Removal Program – Peyton Cagle, Crustacean Biologist
  15. Set November 2019 Commission Meeting Date
  16. Receive Public Comments
  17. Adjournment

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