Agenda for the January Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Meeting

Release Date: 12/29/2017

Note start time is 1:00 PM for this meeting.

The next regular Commission Meeting will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, January 4, 2017, at the Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters Building located at 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, LA

 

AGENDA

 

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Adoption of December 7, 2017 Commission Meeting Minutes

5. Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege

6. Enforcement Report December, 2017 – Captain Edward Skena

7. Consider Notice of Intent for the general and wildlife management area rules and regulations for the 2018-2019 season, the resident game hunting season for the 2018-2020 hunting seasons, the general and wildlife management area rules and regulations for the turkey season, the turkey hunting areas, and seasons, and bag limits for the 2019 turkey season, and the migratory bird seasons, regulations, and bag limits for the 2018-2020 hunting season – Tommy Tuma, Director, Habitat Stewardship and Operations

8. Update on the Feral Hog Management Advisory Task Force – Dr. Kim Tolson, Chairwoman

9. Consider Notice of Intent for feral hog transport rule – Dr. Jim LaCour, DVM, Wildlife Disease Program Manager

10. To Receive a Report on Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) Application for Red Snapper –Myron Fischer, Fisheries Biologist

11. To receive presentation from the Louisiana Charter Boat Association (LCBA) on the results of our survey of federally-permitted charter captains – Richard Fischer, LCBA Communications Manager

12. To consider authorizing the Chairperson to sign a support letter for the Louisiana Only Amendment for the January Gulf Council meeting – Chairman Courville

13. To consider authorizing the Chairperson to sign a support letter for the Louisiana Habitat Based Exempted Fishing Permit for the January Gulf Council meeting – Chairman Courville

14. Elect Chairman and Vice Chairman

15. Set May 2018 Commission Meeting Date

16. Receive Public Comments

17. Adjournment

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