Resolutions

A DELTA IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN A PLAN

WHEREAS, an area approximately the size of the state of Delaware (1,883 square miles) has converted from emergent wetland to shallow open water in coastal Louisiana since the 1930s, which …

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PROPER FISHERIES MANAGEMENT OF PONDS ON KISATCHIE NATIONAL FOREST

WHEREAS, Kisatchie National Forest (KNF) supports significant recreational fishing and contains at least 30 fishable ponds, and WHEREAS, recreational fishing pressure exerts a greater toll on fish populations in smaller …

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF THE NEED TO RESPECT AND SUPPORT PRIVATE LAND OWNERSHIP

WHEREAS, approximately eighty percent (80%) of Louisiana’s coastal marshes and ninety percent (90%) of its forests are privately owned, and WHEREAS, much of this land is managed for wildlife, both …

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LOUISIANA SALTWATER FISH HATCHERY

WHEREAS, in July of 2011 Governor Bobby Jindal unveiled the “Louisiana Plan”, which outlines his Administration’s proposals for spending millions of dollars which the state expects to receive from BP …

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COMMERCIAL NET SEASON ON FALSE RIVER LAKE

WHEREAS, False River Lake, a natural Mississippi River oxbow located in Pointe Coupee Parish, has been a very popular fishing destination for many decades, and WHEREAS, siltation has adversely impacted …

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BOW FISHING SEASON

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) is responsible for all hunting rules and regulations for the taking of native game species throughout the State of Louisiana and making …

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WEST BAY DIVERSION CLOSURE

WHEREAS, the West Bay Sediment Diversion is an uncontrolled diversion of sediment and freshwater from the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish into an area west of the river called West …

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DRAFT 2012 “LOUISIANA’S COMPREHENSIVE MASTER PLAN FOR A SUSTAINABLE COAST”

WHEREAS, Louisiana’s coast has lost more than 1900 square miles of coastal wetlands and habitats over the last 80 years, threatening the sustainability of fisheries, waterfowl and other migratory bird …

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PROTECTING NATURAL RESOURCES & WILDLIFE IN LOUISIANA FROM THE DANGERS OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

WHEREAS, part of the Haynesville Shale and the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale lie within numerous parishes in Louisiana, and WHEREAS, these parishes contain areas of undeveloped forested areas that support wildlife …

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MAUREPAS SWAMP DOG HUNTING

WHEREAS, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) is responsible for all hunting rules and regulations for the taking of native game species upon the numerous Wildlife Management …

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