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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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April 14, 2015
red snapper

Federal Fishery Science Workshop

A unique educational experience, designed for fishermen, by fishermen Fishermen who want to learn more about the federal fishery science and management processes used in the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean fishery regions, are encouraged to sign up to attend the Marine Resource Education Program workshops, now being offered specifically for the…

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March 24, 2015
blue crab

Delcambre Crab Industry Workshop

06:00 pm - 08:00 pm @

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March 24, 2015
raw Louisiana shrimp

Delcambre Shrimp Industry Workshop

09:00 am - 01:30 pm @

Regulations, handling techniques and gear requirements in the shrimp industry continue to evolve.  This workshop will provide the latest industry updates specific to shrimpers in the Vermilion Bay area, including new technology, best practices for quality and handling, and safety news and regulations.

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