MEDIA ADVISORY: THE INSIDE SCOOP ON CRABS

Release Date: 09/29/2006

Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board
6640 Riverside Drive   Metairie   LA   70003   www.LouisianaSeafood.com


September 29, 2006-Contact: Sara Ann Harris, 504-838-1170



THE INSIDE SCOOP ON CRABS
Who:   Louisiana House of Representatives and Senate Natural Resources Committees,
Louisiana Crab Task Force, Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB), Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF)


What:   Crab Education Day  --  Today's Challenges to Crabbers and Crab Managers 


Where:   Pontchartrain Blue Crabs,  38327 Salt Bayou Road,  Slidell, LA 70461


When:   Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, 9:30 a.m  --  3:30 p.m.


Details: Group Welcome at 10 a.m.: Gary Bauer and Pete Petersen, Louisiana Crab Task Force; followed by boat trips to view commercial crabbing and tours of processing plant facilities, packing, cooking and peeling operations; presentations by LDWF staff and comments from LA Crab Task Force members and LSPMB members.


**Attn: Media representatives -- RSVP required by noon on Monday, Oct. 2 to reserve boat space for tours on the water; and lunch, if needed. Contact: Sara Ann Harris, 504-838-1170.
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