May 3, 2011
Hilton Little Rock Metro Center
Little Rock, AR

Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, May 3

7:30    Welcome and Introductions (Shults)

7:40    Review of Nashville Meeting Action Items (Shults)

8:00    ANSTF, Panel Principals, and MICRA Updates (Mangin, Shults)

8:20    MRBP Coordinator Report (Conover)

8:40    AFWA Invasive Species Committee Update (Bogenschutz)

9:00    Inter-basin Introductions of Crayfish (Dan Magoulick)

9:30    Break

9:45    Montana’s AIS Outreach Program (Ryce)

10:15  Illinois ANS Boater Survey Results (Mae Davenport)

10:45  Compilation of MRBP Sponsored State AIS Boater Surveys (Schainost)

11:15  Update on Barges as AIS Vectors Work (Chapman)

11:45  Instructions for Afternoon Committee Breakout Sessions (Shults)

12:00  Lunch

 

1:00    Committee Breakouts (All)

  • Review on-going projects and 2010 work plan
  • Develop 2011 work plan
  • Identify recommendations for the ANSTF

3:00    Break 

3:30    Committee Reports (Committee Chairs)

4:30    Public Comment Period

4:45    Meeting Wrap-up (Shults / All)

  • Recommendations and Decision Items for ANSTF
  • Set Date and Location for Next MRBP Meeting

5:00    Adjourn

 

ANSTF Evening Workshop at Witt Stephens, Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center

5:00 – 7:00    Pros and Cons of Promoting the Commercial Harvest of AIS and “Silverfin” Presentation by Chef Parola