Resolutions

Creation of State Wanton Waste Regulations for Waterfowl and Other Wild Game, Including Littering Infractions

WHEREAS, the term “wanton waste” is broadly defined as “to intentionally waste something negligently or inappropriately” and this term is most often used in relation to hunting or fishing activities; …

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LWF Reaffirms Support for the Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System was created in 1970 by the Louisiana Legislature in order to preserve the natural and scenic values of qualifying rivers and the …

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Scenic Rivers Recreation and Accessibility

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has administrative responsibilities for the Louisiana Natural and Scenic Rivers System, including reviewing and approving permits requested for activities that could …

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Evaluation of a September Feral Canada Goose Season in Louisiana

WHEREAS, feral Canada Goose populations have burgeoned throughout the US and it is estimated that from 2011-2017 there was an annual growth rate of 1.14% of resident Canada Geese in …

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Request that CWPPRA Task Force and CPRA Ensure WVA and its Variables Use Best Available Science in Evaluations of Projects

WHEREAS, the Batelle 2010 independent peer review of the Wetland Value Assessment (WVA) was funded under the United States Army Corp of Engineer’s Planning Model Improvement Program and concludes that …

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Signage at Natural Wetlands Receiving Treated Sewage from Municipalities

WHEREAS, treated sewage from municipalities is permitted to be discharged into natural wetlands in Louisiana; and WHEREAS, such permits have no dissolved oxygen requirements and have relaxed requirements for Biochemical …

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Reaffirming Support for the Land and Water Conservation Fund

WHEREAS, the Land and Water Conservation Fund was created by Congress in 1964 to provide an enduring legacy for outdoor recreation in the United States; and WHEREAS, the Land and …

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Expressing Support for Continued Federal-State Effort to Reduce Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone

WHEREAS, the annual zone of low oxygen or hypoxia that forms off Louisiana’s coast remains one of the largest such areas in the world; and WHEREAS, the spread of low …

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Ban on the Use of Deer Urine

WHEREAS, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a neurodegenerative disease of deer and other cervids that is infectious, always fatal, and there is currently no known cure; and WHEREAS, CWD has …

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In Support of Maintaining Funding for the National Estuary Program

WHEREAS, the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program (NEP) was created by Congress through Section 320 of the Clean Water Act to prevent activities that: might threaten the estuary’s public …

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