Resolutions

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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Commercial Harvest of Diamondback Terrapins

WHEREAS, the Diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) is native to coastal environments of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico from Massachusetts to Texas; and WHEREAS, one subspecies, M terrapin pileata …

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Reestablishment of a Rest Area/Refuge for Waterfowl on Boeuf Wildlife Management Area

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF) has previously expressed and continues to have concerns about the impact of hunting pressure on waterfowl populations in Louisiana and on waterfowl hunters’ satisfaction …

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Support the Implementation and Enforcement of the EPA’s 2015 Waters of the United States Rule

WHEREAS, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has drafted and performed the necessary rulemaking procedures to clarify the scope of the “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) classification under the Clean …

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MONITORING IMPACT OF WOOD PELLET PLANTS IN LOUISIANA

WHEREAS, Louisiana’s bottomland hardwood forests provide critical habitat and outdoor recreation as well as water quality and flood control benefits; and WHEREAS, less than 30% of Louisiana’s bottomland hardwood forests …

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SUPPORTING EFFORTS BY THE Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, ATCHAFALAYA

SUPPORTING EFFORTS BY THE Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, ATCHAFALAYA BASIN Program to implement water management projects in the Atchafalaya Basin floodway system Whereas, the Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System has …

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SUPPORT FOR ASIAN CARP BASED MEAL

WHEREAS, in 2013 LWF passed Resolution 1A “Enhanced Commercial Harvest and Marketing of Asian Carp in Louisiana”, and WHEREAS, the harvest enhancement for human consumption recommended by this resolution has …

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LOUISIANA BOBWHITE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY

WHEREAS, the population of quail in Louisiana has declined precipitously in recent decades to the point of extirpation in many parts of its historic range within the state; and WHEREAS, …

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