Louisiana Shrimp Task Force to Meet Next Thursday in Baton Rouge

Release Date: 03/08/2012

March 8, 2012 – The Louisiana Shrimp Task Force will meet next Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.  in Baton Rouge at Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters in Baton Rouge in the Louisiana Room.                                        

The agenda for Thursday’s meeting is as follows:

  I.  Roll Call

 II.  Discussion of TED Testing, Jeff Gearhart, NOAA

 III. Discussion of Observer Permits, NOAA

 IV. Presentation on Seedco Financial Services Southeast Louisiana Fisheries Assistance Center

  V.  Marketing Update, LSPMB

  VI. Gulf Trace: Electronic Traceability

 VII. Update on Seafood Certification Program

VIII. LouisianaLegislative Session 2012 Overview

  IX. Shrimp Management

   X. Subcommittee reports

  XI. Set next meeting date

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