Louisiana Shrimp Task Force to Meet in Baton Rouge

Release Date: 11/22/2011

November 22, 2011 – On Tuesday, November 29, 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 Louisiana Room. 

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

I. Call to order

II. Roll Call

III. Discussion on TED regulations, Michael Barnett, NOAA

IV. Louisiana Wild Caught Seafood Certification Program Overview

V. Shrimp Management Update, Marty Bourgeois, LDWF

VI. Set next meeting

VII. Closing Remarks

VIII. 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.