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Louisiana Aquatic Invasive Species Council and Advisory Task Force.

Letter from Governor Blanco to ANS Task Force ( 48KB )

Download the Louisiana Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan ( in PDF, 15.6 MB)

Download Individual Chapters of the Louisiana Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan ( in PDF )

  • Problem Definitions
    1. Pathways and Media (3.8 MB)
      1. Shipping
      2. Boating
      3. Transportation Corridors
      4. River Diversions
      5. Media
      6. Deliberate Introductions
    2. Species (6.4 MB)
      1. Aquatic Plants
      2. Finfish
      3. Mollusks
      4. Mammals
      5. Insects
      6. Other Species
      7. Viruses, Bacteria, and Other Disease-Causing Microbes
    3. Exacerbating Circumstances (28 KB)
  • Appendices (212 KB)
    1. Appendix A. Members of the Louisiana Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force
    2. Appendix B. Invasive Species of Louisiana
    3. Appendix C. Summary of Louisiana State Laws, Programs, and Regulations Relevant to Aquatic Invasive Species
    4. Appendix D. Executive Order MJF 02-11: Louisiana Non-Indigenous Aquatic Species Advisory Task Force
    5. Appendix E. Louisiana Aquatic Invasive Species Council Act
    6. Appendix F. Summary of Federal Laws, Programs, and Regulations Relevant to Aquatic Invasive Species
    7. Appendix G. Section 1204 of the National Invasive Species Act of 1996
    8. Appendix H. Executive Order 13112 of February 3, 1999
    9. Appendix I. Summary of International Laws and Treaties Relevant to Aquatic Invasive Species
    10. Appendix J. Public Comments Received and Responses

To view copies of the homework questions or minutes from the Task Force meetings, please contact Shelley Meaux at 504-862-8441 or smeaux@tulane.edu

Last updated: February, 2007