Oyster

November 10, 2011 –Today, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham signed an order to close seed-oyster harvest in selected public oyster areas east of the Mississippi River effective Monday, November 14, at one-half hour past sunset.  The harvest of legal-...
May 4, 2011 – Next Tuesday, May 10 at 1 p.m. the Louisiana Oyster Task Force will meet at the Capitol Park Welcome Center in Baton Rouge, located at 702 N River Road.  The agenda for tomorrow’s meeting is as follows: Roll Call Approval of  March 29, 2011 MINUTES...
March 28, 2011 – The Louisiana Oyster Task Force will meet in New Orleans at the UNO Advanced Technology Building in Suite 210 Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at 1 p.m. The agenda for tomorrow’s meeting is as follows: Roll Call Approval of  January 25, 2011 MINUTES Treasury...
March 22, 2011 - Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham issued an emergency order to close the oyster season in the east side of Calcasieu Lake (DHH Harvest Area 29) at one-half hour after sunset on Friday, March 25, 2011. The season was previously set by the...
The Louisiana Oyster Task Force will meet next Tuesday January 25 at 1 p.m. at the UNO Advanced Technology Center located at 2021 Lakeshore Drive in suite 210 in New Orleans, LA. The agenda is as follows: Agenda Roll Call Approval of Nov 30, 2010 MINUTES Treasury Report Oyster Tag...
The Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board will meet Tuesday, January 25, 2011. The meeting will convene at 10:30 a.m. in Suite 200 of the University of New Orleans Advanced Technology Center located at 2021 Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans. The agenda for Tuesday’s meeting is as...
The Louisiana Crab Task Force will meet on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. in the Louisiana Room of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters Building in Baton Rouge. The Task Force will discuss industry issues, including the status of Blue Crab MSC Certification, a...
Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will re-evaluate season opening in January The 2010/2011 oyster season will remain closed for public oyster seed grounds east of the Mississippi and in Hackberry Bay. The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission did not take action to open the season, which was...
The Louisiana Oyster Task Force will meet next Tuesday, November 30 at 1:00 PM at the UNO Advanced Technology Center, 2021 Lakeshore Drive, suite 210 in New Orleans, LA. The agenda is as follows: Roll Call Approval of August 27, 2010 MINUTES Approval of October 19, 2010 MINUTES...
A new oyster farming initiative has launched in the northern Gulf of Mexico. The goal of this effort, a collaboration between researchers from Louisiana State University and Auburn University, is industry adoption of off-bottom oyster culture to supplement the traditional harvest. Historically,...