L.D.W.F. to Present Black Bear Research Data at Sept. 18 Public Meeting in Tallulah

Release Date: 09/10/2010

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has scheduled a public meeting for Sept. 18 to present the preliminary results of Louisiana black bear population research conducted on the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge.
The meeting will be held at the Tallulah Country Club, 762 US Hwy. 65 South at 7:30 p.m.  The Louisiana black bear population research is in its fifth year, and results from the first three years of the project will be presented to the public.
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.

EDITORS: For more information, contact Maria Davidson at  337-948-0255 or mdavidson@wlf.la.gov