Resolutions

Artificial Reefs in Lake Ponchartrain

WHEREAS, Lake Pontchartrain is Louisiana’s largest brackish water lake, located near 2 major metropolitan areas and providing many hours of outdoor recreational activities for many people, and WHEREAS, Lake Pontchartrain’s …

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Red Snapper Harvest Management

WHEREAS, the red snapper is a prized “table” fish pursued by both recreational and commercial fishers, and WHEREAS, red snapper is “overfished” in the Gulf of Mexico according to some …

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Public Notice Prior to Barricading Coastal Waterways

WHEREAS, it is the public’s understanding that it has the right of access on the state’s natural, navigable waterways including lakes, rivers and streams that were capable of supporting navigation …

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Regulation of Longlining in the Gulf of Mexico

WHEREAS, last May, the National Marine Fisheries Service, in issuing its ruling to implement the Fishery Management Plan for Highly Migratory Species fell short of addressing longlining activity, and WHEREAS, …

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Limitation on Drawdown of Toledo Bend Reservoir for Power Generation

WHEREAS, the purposes of Toledo Bend Reservoir are hydroelectric generation, water conservation and improvement to navigation and recreation as stated in the feasibility study of the development of Toledo Bend …

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Standardizing the Creel Limits for Crappie on Toledo Bend Lake

WHEREAS, Louisiana’s current creel limit for crappie on Toledo Bend Lake is 50 per day, and WHEREAS, crappie caught on Toledo Bend during the cooler months (December through February) are …

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Marine Fish Identification Aid

WHEREAS, the harvest of many Gulf of Mexico commercial and sport fish species must be regulated in order to maintain or rebuild their populations, and WHEREAS, the Gulf of Mexico …

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Wilderness Designation for Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Wildlife Federation supports the conservation of wildlife and its habitat, and WHEREAS, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in the state of Alaska contains the greatest variety …

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Coyote Control

WHEREAS, there is an overpopulation of coyotes in parts of Louisiana that is hurting wild game populations, and WHEREAS, current methods of controlling coyotes are ineffective. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED …

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Beaver Control

WHEREAS, there is an overabundance of beavers in Louisiana and they are rapidly destroying timber, and WHEREAS, prices on beaver pelts are not enough of an incentive for Louisiana trappers …

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