Louisiana Shrimp Task Force and Management Subcommittee to Meet Next Week

Release Date: 03/07/2013


March 7, 2013 – Next Thursday the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force and Management Subcommittee will meet in Baton Rouge at the Waddill Outdoor Education Center located at located at 4142 N Flannery Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70814.

 The Management Subcommittee will meet at 10 a.m. with the following agenda:


    I.  Introductions

    II.  Skimmer Legislation Discussion

    III.  Serviceable Crab Trap Discussion

    IV.  Experimental Gear Discussion

    V.  State Water Boundary Discussion

    VI.  Adjourn


The full Shrimp Task Force will meet at 1 p.m. with the following agenda:

    I.  Introduction

    II.  Roll Call

    III.  STF Membership Discussion

    IV. Text Alert System

    V.  Update from the Management Subcommittee

    VI.  Update on Safe Harbor Program

    VII. Update on Ethics Training

    VIII. Certification Program Update

     IX.  Set Next Meeting Date

     X.  Public Comment

     XI.  Adjourn

The Louisiana Shrimp Task Force was created by Act 606 of the Louisiana Legislature to study and monitor the shrimp industry and to make recommendations to the state.

The 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.

This meeting is open to the public.

 For more information please contact Laura Wooderson at lwooderson@wlf.la.gov or (504)430-2623.