Louisiana To Release Black Bear Research

LDWF, Bear Hunting Magazine

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has scheduled a public meeting for September 18, 2010 to present the preliminary results of Louisiana black bear population research conducted on the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge. Their research of the black bear population in the state is in its fifth year, and results from the first three years of the project will be presented to the public. The meeting will be held at the Tallulah Country Club at 7:30pm that night.

The research project is funded by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and LDWF. Field work is being conducted by the University of Tennessee under direction of LDWF.

There will be an opportunity after the presentation for questions and discussion regarding research and management work being accomplished in Louisiana for the Louisiana black bear.

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