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September 26, 2015
birds on a pier

National Hunting & Fishing Day

NHFD is a national event celebrated by all 50 states on the fourth Saturday in September.  It was created in 1972 when Congress passed two bills establishing a specific day to celebrate the conservation contributions of our nation’s hunters and anglers. Forty years later, the events are still going strong….

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September 14, 2015
shrimp on a scale

Shrimp Task Force Meeting

10:30 am - 12:30 pm @ ,

The Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting will meet Monday, September 14, 2015, 10:30 am, at the Terrebonne Council Meeting Room. The public is invited to attend.

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August 26, 2015
oyster shells

Oyster Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

The Oyster Task Force will meet on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 1 p.m. at  UNO Advanced Technology Center, 2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 210, New Orleans. Agenda I.  Roll call and introduction of guests II.  Approval of May 5, 2015 meeting minutes and August 26 agenda III.  Treasury Report A.  Oyster…

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August 22, 2015
oysters spilling out of a sack

Louisiana Oyster Industry Convention

08:00 am - 04:30 pm @ ,

The Louisiana Oyster Industry Convention is scheduled from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Laboratory and the Louisiana Sea Grant Oyster Research Laboratory on Grand Isle. The day-long meeting is the annual forum to bring the Louisiana oyster community together to discuss…

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August 10, 2015
red snapper

Gulf Council to Meet in New Orleans

08:00 am - 05:00 pm @

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet August 10 – 13, 2015, at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana. Committee meetings will convene Monday at 8:30 am, concluding at 5:00 pm Tuesday. The full Council will convene Wednesday morning beginning at 8:30 am. The Council is expected…

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August 6, 2015
shorebirds and pelican in shallow water at Grand Isle

LA Wildlife & Fisheries Commission Meeting

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will hold a regularly scheduled meeting on August 6, 2015 at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries main office in Baton Rouge, 2000 Quail Dr. AGENDA 9:30 AM Roll Call Approval of Minutes of July 2, 2015 and July 23, 2015 Commission Special…

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June 10, 2015
illustration of swordfish

Protected Species Safe Handling Workshop

09:00 am - 05:00 pm @

NOAA Fisheries is holding a workshop in Kenner for the safe handling, release and identification of protected species—a requirement for those with certain commercial shark or swordfish limited access permits. 

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May 27 - 29, 2015
raw shrimp being sorted at processing plant

Basic Seafood HACCP Training

08:30 am - 12:30 pm @ ,

Training in Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is mandated for the seafood processors by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Basic HACCP courses teach the principles of HACCP and empower processors to develop HACCP plans specific for each seafood product they handle or produce.

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