Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board
6640 Riverside Drive Metairie LA 70003 www.LouisianaSeafood.com
September 29, 2006-Contact: Sara Ann Harris, 504-838-1170
THE INSIDE SCOOP ON CRABS
Who: Louisiana House of Representatives and Senate Natural Resources Committees,
Louisiana Crab Task Force, Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB), Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF)
What: Crab Education Day -- Today's Challenges to Crabbers and Crab Managers
Where: Pontchartrain Blue Crabs, 38327 Salt Bayou Road, Slidell, LA 70461
When: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, 9:30 a.m -- 3:30 p.m.
Details: Group Welcome at 10 a.m.: Gary Bauer and Pete Petersen, Louisiana Crab Task Force; followed by boat trips to view commercial crabbing and tours of processing plant facilities, packing, cooking and peeling operations; presentations by LDWF staff and comments from LA Crab Task Force members and LSPMB members.
**Attn: Media representatives -- RSVP required by noon on Monday, Oct. 2 to reserve boat space for tours on the water; and lunch, if needed. Contact: Sara Ann Harris, 504-838-1170.