Resolutions

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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ASSESSMENT OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF HUNTING PRESSURE TO WATERFOWL HUNTER SATISFACTION; CONSIDERATION OF REMEDIES FOR EXCESSIVE PRESSURE

WHEREAS, there are many aspects that comprise or contribute to a satisfying hunting experience, and although some are individual to the traditions, heritage and capacity to enjoy the outdoors, of …

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EXPANDING WATERFOWL HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES

WHEREAS, after three decades of decline, the number of licensed hunters in Louisiana began to increase in 2007; and WHEREAS, Louisiana has been recognized as the second leading state in …

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NEED FOR DISCLOSURE OF CHEMICALS USED IN HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

WHEREAS, Louisiana, like many other states, has seen increased activity in hydraulic fracturing, commonly called “fracking“; and WHEREAS, federal laws and most state regulations do not require the chemical ingredients …

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