Louisiana Shrimp Task Force to Meet in Baton Rouge

Release Date: 08/15/2011

Louisiana Shrimp Task Force to Meet in Baton Rouge

August 15, 2011 – On Thursday, August 18, at 10:00 a.m., the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force will meet in Baton Rouge at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters in the fourth floor conference room. 

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

        I.         Call to Order

        II.      Roll Call

        III.     Approval of 5.10.11 Meeting Minutes

        IV.     Introduction of New Member, Matt O’Brien, Dock Processor

        V.      Review and Approve Letter to Congressional Delegates Regarding Feinberg Issue

        VI.    Response from Senator Landrieu’s Office on Letter Regarding RESTORE Act

       VII.    Update on TED Issue

      VIII.    Update on Marketing Strategy from LSPMB

        IX.    Discussion on Increasing Shrimp Industry Funds to LSPMB

         X.    Discussion of Inside/Outside Boundaries

         XI.   Sustainability Update

        XII.   LouisianaWild Caught Certification Program Update – Joey Shepard

       XIII.   Shrimp Management Update – Marty Bourgeois

       XIV.    Public Comment

        XV.    Set Next Meeting Date

       XVI.   Closing Remarks

      XVII.   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 contact Laura Wooderson at lwooderson@wlf.la.gov or (225) 610-2363.