(Sept. 29, 2015) - Louisiana Fisheries Forward, a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and Louisiana Sea Grant collaborative program, will host a series of educational oyster industry workshops in coastal Louisiana.
Workshop topics include oyster harvesting tags and requirements, methods of sale of oysters, private seed production and industry legislative updates. These presentations are designed to help those in the oyster industry thrive in a constantly changing marketplace.
Workshop dates and times are as follows:
Tuesday, October 13, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Belle Chase Auditorium
Belle Chase, La.
Thursday, October 15, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
LFF was established with the goal of improving the economic success of Louisiana’s commercial fishing industry by showcasing new technology and best practice methods.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana’s abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.la.gov or www.FishLA.org. To receive recreational or commercial fishing email and text alerts, signup at http://www.wlf.la.gov/signup.
Since its establishment in 1968, Louisiana Sea Grant (www.laseagrant.org) has worked to promote stewardship of the state’s coastal resources through a combination of research, education and outreach programs critical to the cultural, economic and environmental health of Louisiana’s coastal zone. Louisiana Sea Grant, based at Louisiana State University, is part of the National Sea Grant College Program, a network of 33 university-based programs in each of the U.S. coastal and Great Lakes states and Puerto Rico.