August 12 - 15, 2019
large red snapper being held by La Sea Grant and LDWF employees

Gulf Council Meeting in New Orleans

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet August 12-15, 2019 at the Hyatt Centric New Orleans, located at 800 Iberville Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Council plans to take final action on two items at this meeting: Amendment 51: Gray Snapper Status Determination Criteria, Reference Points, and…

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August 13, 2019
Grand Isle

Impact, Recovery and Restoration of Oil Spills

09:00 am - 02:00 pm @

Foraminifera? Periwinkles? Larval fish? Insects? Few people outside of the scientific community consider the impacts to these organisms when an oil spill occurs. Yet these organisms can be critical players in their ecosystems and could be used to guide restoration efforts. Each of our guest speakers give insights into the…

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August 6, 2019
shorebirds and pelican in shallow water at Grand Isle

CPRA Coastal Connections

05:00 pm - 07:00 pm @

Join CPRA staff to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion projects. Once complete, the sediment diversions will reconnect the Mississippi River to its basin and rebuild and sustain our wetlands. #OurCoast #OurFuture The event will be held from 5 – 7 pm, at Port Sulphur Community Center,…

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August 1, 2019
Gulf of Mexico with shrimp boats in far distance

LA Wildlife & Fisheries Commission Meeting in NOLA

09:30 am - 12:00 pm @

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission’s next meeting will be held Thursday (August 1) at 9:30 a.m. at the Lakefront Airport, 6001 Stars and Stripes Boulevard, 2ndFloor, New Orleans, LA, 7012 6. Note that this is not being held at the usual location, rather this meeting will be in New…

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July 31, 2019
white shrimp in a buckert

July Shrimp Task Force Meeting

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @

The following is the agenda for the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting. The public is invited to attend on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 10:00 a.m., at the Terrebonne Council Meeting Room, 8026 Main Street, Houma, LA 70360. AGENDA I. Pledge of Allegiance II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests III. Approval of the…

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July 30, 2019
fresh oytser

July Oyster Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

The Louisiana Oyster Task Force meets July 30, 2019, 1 p.m., at East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave, Metairie, LA 70001. AGENDA I. Pledge of Allegiance II. Roll call and introduction of guests III. Approval of May 14, 2019 Minutes and June 25, 2019 Agenda IV. Treasury Report A….

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July 30 - August 1, 2019
raw, headless shrimp moving through processing plant

Basic Seafood HACCP Training

Training in Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is mandated for seafood processors by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  This two and a half day basic HACCP training is designed to educate seafood processors, packers, wholesale dealers, harvesters & warehouses about seafood safety. Participants who complete the course…

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July 29, 2019
cleaning crabs

Sanitation Control Procedures Class

08:30 am - 04:45 pm @

This one-day workshop covers Sanitation Control Procedures for Processing Fish and Fishery Products that meets U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) training requirements.  It is designed to educate seafood processors, packers, wholesale dealers, harvesters & warehouses about sanitation procedures. Participants who complete the course receive a certificate issued by Association…

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July 24, 2019
school of tuna in blue water

Public Hearings on Proposed Rule to Modify Pelagic Longline Bluefin Tuna Area-Based and Weak Hook Management Measures

05:00 pm - 08:00 pm @

NOAA Fisheries announces a schedule of public hearings on a proposed rule to modify pelagic longline bluefin tuna area-based and weak hook management measures.  Local meeting will be July 24, 2019, 5–8 p.m., at the Terrebonne Parish Library (Main Branch), 151 Library Dr, Houma, LA 70360. This action outlines the proposed regulatory changes…

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