Resolutions

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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Support for Maintaining Public Lands and Their Proper Management

WHEREAS, federal and state lands are held in the public trust for the enjoyment and use of the general public; and WHEREAS, while alleging that federal properties are mismanaged, some …

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Segmented Breakwaters for Coastal Restoration Projects

WHEREAS, Louisiana is battling the threats of coastal erosion and land loss to our communities, our economy and loss of wildlife habit with planning and project selection guidance through the …

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Ban Open Burning of Munitions and Waste Explosives in Louisiana

WHEREAS, In 2012, an uncontrolled explosion at Camp Minden revealed the improper storage of millions of pounds of chemicals and explosives, including materials 25-35 years old and in a deteriorating …

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Support for Increased Funding to Maintain and Operate Louisiana State Parks and Other Properties Managed by The Office of State Parks

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Wildlife Federation’s membership includes a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts who participate in activities such as camping, hiking, birding, fishing, canoeing, and nature study that are offered …

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Review of the Triploid Restriction on Grass Carp

WHEREAS, grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) have proven to be an effective agent for control of noxious rooted aquatic vegetation, especially invasive hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata), which is one of their preferred …

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Support for Regional Management of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

WHEREAS, the Red Snapper population of the Gulf of Mexico is currently managed as one gulf population under the jurisdiction of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (The Council); …

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Commercial Harvest of Razorback Musk Turtles

WHEREAS, the Razorback musk turtle (Sternotherus carinatus) is native to Louisiana, southeastern Texas, southeastern Oklahoma, southern Arkansas, southern Mississippi, and a small portion of southwestern Alabama; and WHEREAS, the Razorback …

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