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Nov
19
Tue
2019
LSU Science Café: Fish on the Table—Sustaining Louisiana’s Commercial Fisheries @ Varsity Theatre
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join Louisiana Sea Grant College Program Executive Director and LSU Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences Professor Robert Twilley for an engaging talk about our fisheries’ greatest challenges and adaptations to a changing environment.

LSU Science Café is sponsored by the LSU Office of Research & Economic Development and held on the last Tuesday (or in this case, third Tuesday, because of Thanksgiving) of each month. Doors open at 5 p.m. for networking and light refreshments, and the talk will start at 6 p.m. People of all ages are welcome.

Nov
21
Thu
2019
Coastal Connections in New Orleans @ UNO Earl K. Long Library
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am

Louisiana Sea Grant will host the Coastal Connections competition for University of New Orleans and Tulane University graduate students on November 21 at 11 am. The competition will be held in room 407 on the 4th Floor of the UNO Earl K. Long Library. The competition, modified from the Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) approach to research communication, is an exercise in developing academic, presentation and research communication skills while supporting the development of students’ capacities to effectively explain their research. Graduate students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their research topic and its significance using two slides. Coastal Connections focuses on the ability of students to consolidate their ideas and crystalize their research discoveries.

Visit the Coastal Connections webpage for more info

Dec
4
Wed
2019
International Workboat Show @ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Dec 4 – Dec 6 all-day
Dec
6
Fri
2019
Application Deadline for Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP)
Dec 6 all-day
Dec
11
Wed
2019
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Application Deadline
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) was established in 1992 by the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program. It provides talented undergraduate students interested in pursuing advanced studies in coastal-related disciplines with hands-on research experience which can:

  •  increase competitiveness as a graduate student;
  •  help with career-related decisions; and
  •  establish a working relationship with a faculty mentor.
Jan
8
Wed
2020
LaDIA Fellows Program — Retreat #2 @ South Central Louisiana
Jan 8 – Jan 10 all-day

Retreat #2 — January 8-10, 2020

Skill Focus: Sharing Your Message with the Media
Application: Writing for General Audiences & Interview Prep

2019-2020 LaDIA Fellows will explore the coast, in person and in detail. Skills are taught in the context of different coastal regions and their unique challenges.

Jan
27
Mon
2020
Sanitation Control Procedures (SCP) for Fish and Fishery Products
Jan 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:45 pm

The Sanitation Control Procedures training is intended to assist the seafood industry in developing and implementing “Sanitation Control Procedures” as mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This regulation is commonly know as the “Seafood HACCP Regulation” which became effective December 18, 1997. Since this date, seafood processors have been required to ‘monitor’ sanitary control procedures used during processing in order to show their compliance with good sanitary conditions and practices.

The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences offers a one day Sanitation Control Procedures for Processing Fish and Fishery Products (SCP) training designed to educate seafood processors, packers, wholesales, importers, harvesters and warehouses about sanitation procedures. Participants who complete the course receive a certificate issued by AFDO, that fulfills the FDA requirements for seafood SCP training.

More information

Jan
28
Tue
2020
Basic Seafood HACCP Training
Jan 28 @ 8:30 am – Jan 30 @ 2:30 pm

Training in Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is mandated for the seafood processors by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Basic HACCP courses teach the principles of HACCP and empower processors to develop HACCP plans specific for each seafood product they handle or produce.

The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences offers a two and a half day basic Seafood HACCP training designed to educate seafood processors, packers, wholesales, importers, harvesters and warehouses about seafood safety. Participants who complete the course receive a certificate issued by AFDO, that fulfills the FDA requirements for seafood HACCP training.

More information

Feb
8
Sat
2020
Derelict Crab Trap Rodeo Volunteer Day: Barataria Basin @ Jean Lafitte Harbor
Feb 8 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Louisiana Sea Grant, working with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and community volunteers, is on a mission to clean coastal waters of derelict crab traps.

Derelict traps are those that have been discarded, lost or abandoned in the environment. Traps can be accidentally lost if they become separated from their buoys by storms or passing boats. Many continue to fish, ensnaring blue crabs and other important aquatic species. Additionally, these wire mesh enclosures pose a potential navigation hazard to boats and can become entangled in other fishing gear like shrimp trawl nets.

In addition to removal, the project includes an educational element designed to reduce the number of traps lost annually and to lessen the impacts of traps in the environment. Data were also collected on the number and types of animals found in the recovered crab traps.

2020 Proposed Derelict Crab Trap Closures

Feb
15
Sat
2020
Derelict Crab Trap Rodeo Volunteer Day: Calcasieu Basin @ Cameron Parish public boat launch
Feb 15 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Louisiana Sea Grant, working with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and community volunteers, is on a mission to clean coastal waters of derelict crab traps.

Derelict traps are those that have been discarded, lost or abandoned in the environment. Traps can be accidentally lost if they become separated from their buoys by storms or passing boats. Many continue to fish, ensnaring blue crabs and other important aquatic species. Additionally, these wire mesh enclosures pose a potential navigation hazard to boats and can become entangled in other fishing gear like shrimp trawl nets.

In addition to removal, the project includes an educational element designed to reduce the number of traps lost annually and to lessen the impacts of traps in the environment. Data were also collected on the number and types of animals found in the recovered crab traps.

2020 Proposed Derelict Crab Trap Closures