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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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In Support of Maintaining Funding for the National Sea Grant College Program and the Louisiana Sea Grant Program

WHEREAS, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program, established in 1966, serves 31 states (including Louisiana) and 2 territories with a network of over 300 …

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Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge Management

WHEREAS, Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge has been a prime destination for generations of anglers, birders, beachgoers, and other outdoor enthusiasts; and WHEREAS, for many years, Elmer’s Island has been well …

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Draft 2017 “Louisiana’s Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast”

WHEREAS, Louisiana’s coast serves as an important natural, economic, and cultural resource for both the State of Louisiana and the United States with a diverse array of waterfowl, migratory birds, …

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