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Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Scheduled to Meet September 1

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission will meet at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, September 1, at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, located at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.

AGENDA:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Adoption of August 4, 2022 Commission Meeting Minutes
  5. Approval of September 1, 2022 Agenda
  6. Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege
  7. Recognize and Present the Shikar Safari Club Officer of the Year Award to Sergeant Josh Laviolette – Boysie Bollinger and Lea Perez, Shikar Safari
  8. Recognize and Present the 2021-2022 Mississippi Flyway Council Waterfowl Officer of the Year Award to Sergeant Villere Reggio – Major Rick Owens, Enforcement Division
  9. Enforcement Report, August 2022 – Major Edward Skena, Enforcement Division
  10. Receive an Update of Operations on White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area – Schuyler Dartez, White Lake WCA Manager
  11. Receive an Update on the Spotted Seatrout – Jason Adriance, Marine Fisheries Biologist
  12. Receive and Consider a Notice of Intent to Establish Commercial Menhaden Reporting Requirements – Jason Adriance, Marine Fisheries Biologist
  13. Receive and Consider a Declaration of Emergency to Set the 2022-2023 Oyster Season – Carolina Bourque, Marine Fisheries Biologist
  14. Receive and Consider a Declaration of Emergency to Temporarily Reduce the Recreational Daily Creel Limits on Freshwater Fish During a Scheduled Drawdown on Spring Bayou, Avoyelles Parish – Daniel Hill, Fisheries Biologist
  15. Announce Proposed 2023 Commission Meeting Dates (January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2 and December 7)
  16. Receive Public Comments
  17. Adjournment

A live audio/video stream of this meeting will be available via Zoom.  To view via webinar register at: https://wlf-la.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_80SwqmfISYq8IRp4Ziu3tw

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