The Louisiana Crab Task Force will meet on Wednesday, May 9, at 4:30 p.m. in the Louisiana Room of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) building in Baton Rouge located at 2000 Quail Drive, announced Chairman Pete Peterson.
The Crab Task Force is an industry advisory group comprised of fishermen, soft crab shedders, and dealers and processors, as well as state agency and university representatives.
The task force, established by Act No. 57 of the 2001 regular legislative session, advises LDWF and the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on matters pertaining to the management and development of the Louisiana crab industry.
Agenda items will include review of proposed 2007 legislation, updates on crab meat imports, fisheries disaster relief, results from the 2007 derelict crab trap removal program and status of the Crab Promotion and Marketing Account.
For more information, contact Vince Guillory at 985-594-4139 or firstname.lastname@example.org.