Louisiana Oyster Task Force to Meet August 1


Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 1:00 P.M.

UNO Advanced Technology Center

2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 210

New Orleans 70122




      I.         Roll call and introduction of guests

     II.         Approval of May 30, 2017 meeting minutes and August 1, 2017, agenda

    III.         Treasury report

                 A.      Oyster tag sales

                 B.      LOTF Financial Report

   IV.         Committee reports

                 A.      Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee  (Mitch Jurisich)

                 B.      Enforcement (Captain Chad Hebert)

                 C.      Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)

                 D.     Research (Earl Melancon)

                 E.     Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

                 F.      Marketing (LDWF)

                 G.     Health (Lance Broussard)

                 H.     Sustainability (LDWF)

                  I.      Professionalism (LDWF)

                 J.      Aquaculture (John Supan)

                 K.     Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)

    V.         New Business

                 A.     To hear a presentation on the 2017 Oyster Stock Assessment and      

                          seaon reccomendations – Steve Beck

                 B.     Discussion of state cultch plants east of the River – Byron Encalade

                 C.     To consider a draft resolution for the state’s continued work on the Gulf 

                          hypoxia issue – Doug Daigle 

                 D.    Discussion of using hydrocoast maps for more successful fishing – John 


                 E.     Discussion of buffer zones – Steve Voisin

                 F.     To consider funding and participation in the 2018 LA Alive and Acadiana 


  VI.         Public Comment

 VII.         Set Next Meeting

VIII.         Adjourn


The meeting will be held in compliance with Louisiana’s Open Meetings Law as defined by Louisiana R.S. 42:11, et seq.  The public is invited to attend.  To listen in to the meeting via webinar register at:




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