Feedback

Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

PrintRSSShareTwitterFacebookWordPressYouTube
Statewide Initiatives



211 - Get Connected. Get Answers.

Molluscan Shellfish News

Friday, March 07, 2014
Oyster Transplant Permits Available

Beginning next month, Louisiana oyster harvesters will have a two-week opportunity to move oysters from the public oyster seed grounds located southwest of Point Au Fer and the South Point area and transplant them to their private leases for later harvest. This is located in Oyster Harvest Areas 24 and 25.

Saturday, October 05, 2013
DHH Reopens Some Oyster Harvest Areas

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals will close oyster harvest areas 1-23, which are located from Lake Borne in St. Bernard Parish to Oyster Bayou in Terrebonne Parish, effective at sunset on Friday, October 4, 2013.

Friday, October 04, 2013
State Closes Some Louisiana Oyster Harvest Areas in Advance of Karen

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals will close oyster harvest areas 1-23, which are located from Lake Borne in St. Bernard Parish to Oyster Bayou in Terrebonne Parish, effective at sunset on Friday, October 4, 2013.

Thursday, February 28, 2013
DHH Closes Oyster Harvesting Area Due to New Oil Spill

The Louisiana Departments of Health and Hospitals and Wildlife and Fisheries announced today the precautionary closure of oyster harvest Area 11 in response to an oil spill. Area 11 is west of the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish.

Thursday, September 20, 2012
DHH Announces all Active Oyster Harvest Areas Operational Effective Tommorow

All of Louisiana's active oyster harvest areas will be operational tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 21 when the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals reopens the three remaining oyster beds, which were closed as a precautionary measure in advance of Hurricane Issac's landfall.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
State Closes Louisiana Oyster Beds in Advance of Isaac

BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals will close oyster harvest areas 1-28, which are located from Lake Borne in St. Bernard Parish to Vermillion Bay in Vermillion Parish, effective at sunset on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.

Friday, June 22, 2012
Louisiana Departments of Health and Hospitals, Wildlife and Fisheries to Hold Series of Outreach Workshops Targeting Oyster Industry Representatives

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a series of public meetings next week to provide critical information on current rules and changes that will affect the oyster harvesting, dealing and processing communities in Louisiana.