Events

February 4, 2021
box of several flounder and one black drum

February 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, February 4, 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, only 40 members of the…

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February 4, 2021
part of shrimp net and boat with bayou in background

Skimmer TED Reimbursement Program (STEDRP) Meeting

09:30 am - 11:30 am @

On April 1, 2021, skimmer vessels 40 feet in length and over will be required by federal law to install turtle excluder devices (TEDs). The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will operate the Skimmer Turtle Excluder Device Reimbursement Program (STEDRP), which will reimburse up to 60 percent of the…

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February 2, 2021

NOAA Fisheries Weekly For-Hire Reporting Webinar

05:00 pm - 06:00 pm @

NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Office will host weekly question and answer webinar sessions to assist participants with program information and compliance. WHEN: The webinars are scheduled for Tuesday evenings from 6:00 PM–7:00 PM, EST (5:00-7:00 PM CST), from February 2, 2021, to March 30, 2021. To register for the webinars…

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January 29, 2021
cleaning crabs

Segment 2 Virtual Seafood HACCP Workshop

08:00 am - 05:00 pm @

Sponsored by LSU AgCenter, Louisiana Sea Grant, Virginia Tech and Virginia Sea Grant  Training in Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is mandated for seafood processors, packers, wholesales, importers, harvesters and warehouses by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Seafood HACCP courses teach the principles of HACCP and empower…

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January 28, 2021
graphic image of Gulf of Mexico states

Focus on Louisiana – Part Deux

02:00 pm - 04:00 pm @

In 2020 alone, there were 49 oil spills along the Louisiana coast. How are Louisiana’s unique culture and cultural resources impacted by oil spills – and what are some ways that these facets can be preserved and protected? This upcoming webinar, second of a two-part series, will be held January…

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January 27, 2021
gray triggerfish

Gulf Council: Opportunity for Public Testimony

01:30 pm - 04:00 pm @

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets January 25-28, 2021 by webinar. The Council is scheduled to take final action on four items at this meeting: Reef Fish Amendment 48/Red Drum Amendment 5 – Status Determination Criteria and Optimum Yield for Reef Fish and Red Drum  Framework Action to…

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January 26, 2021
Close up of redfish face

Gulf Council Virtual Q & A Session

04:00 pm - 05:00 pm @

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets January 25-28, 2021 by webinar. The Council is scheduled to take final action on four items at this meeting: Reef Fish Amendment 48/Red Drum Amendment 5 – Status Determination Criteria and Optimum Yield for Reef Fish and Red Drum  Framework Action to…

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January 12, 2021
blue crab

January Crab Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Louisiana Crab Task Force Meeting Pete Gerica, Chairman Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 1:00p.m. St. Bernard Port Harbor & Terminal 100 Port Blvd, Chalmette, LA 70043 AGENDA Due to the public health emergency guidelines established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, only 40 members of the public will be allowed in…

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January 7, 2021
Louisiana fishing boats

January WLF Commission Meeting

09:30 am - 12:00 pm @

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, January 7, 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, only 40 members of the…

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