The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will meet at 3:00 PM on April 9 at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.



1.     Call to Order

2.     Pledge of Allegiance

3.     Roll Call

4.     Approval of April 9, 2024 Agenda

5.     Adoption of March 7, 2024 Commission Meeting Minutes

6.     Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege

7.      Recognition and Presentation of the Third Annual Theophile Bourgeois Memorial Award to Agent Heather Fitzgerald – Richard Fischer, LCBA Executive Director

8.     Enforcement Report, March 2024 – Major Edward Skena, Enforcement Division

9.     Receive Public Comments on the Notice of Intent for Rule Changes Establishing Season Dates and Associated Rules and Regulations for the 2024-2026 Hunting Seasons – Tommy Tuma, Biologist Director

10.  Receive Public Comment, Consider Amendments and Final Approval on the Notice of Intent Establishing Regulations for a 2024 Louisiana Black Bear Hunting Season – John Hanks, Large Carnivore Program Manager

11.  Receive Public Comments

12.  Adjournment

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