Release Date: 10/18/2005

The Aquatic Invasive Species Council and Advisory Task Force will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005 in the Louisiana Room of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) headquarters building.

These two groups will meet concurrently to finalize an interagency memorandum of understanding to address invasive species in a coordinated and efficient manner.  Other topics of discussion will include the fate of invasive species in Louisiana after the recent hurricanes.

LDWF headquarters is located at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.  This meeting is open to the public.

EDITORS:  For more information, contact Scott Longman at 225-765-2339 or