Louisiana Oyster Task Force to Meet Next Week in New Orleans

Release Date: 07/24/2012

(July 24, 2012) – The next meeting of the Louisiana Oyster Task Force will be held on Tuesday, July 31 at 1 p.m. at the UNO Advanced Technology Center located at 2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 210 in New Orleans.

The agenda is as follows:

I.  Roll Call

II.  Approval of  June 5, 2012  MINUTES

III.  Treasury Report

  A. Oyster Tag Sales

  B. LOTF Financial Report

IV.    Committee Reports

   A.  Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee – (Buddy Pausina)

   B.  Enforcement   - (Steve McManus)

   C.  Legislative - (Jakov Jurisic)

   D.  Research – (John Supan)

   E.  Coastal Restoration – (Dan Coulon)

   F.  Marketing -

  G.  Health – (Tenney Sibley)

 V.  Old Business

  A.  BP Oil Spill Remediation

         1.  Claims Process

         2.  Public Reef Remediation

         3.  Oyster Lease Remediation

  B.   Thomas Soniat- Dermo Study

VI.  New Business

  A.  Thomas Soniat- Dermo study

  B.  Task Force Perception Study-GCR Alexis Thomas

  C.  Malinda Kelley-Gulf Trace

  D.  WLF-VMS Presentation

  E.  Recommendations for 2012 - 2013 season on Public Seed Grounds

VII.  Set Next Meeting

VIII.  Adjourn

This meeting is open to the public.

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.louisiana.gov, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ldwffb or follow us on Twitter @LDWF.

For more information please contact Ashley Roth at Ashley@louisianaseafood.comor (504) 286-8735.