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Life on the Edge (2014)

Alive! In America's Delta



Genre: Documentary

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-04-30

Duration: 00:26:47

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries | Wildlife conservation | Nature | Endangered Species | Environment


  • Barnes, Liz Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Allen, Gary Photographer
  • Esneault, Mike Composer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Budd, Sally Photographer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Goodman, John Narrator
  • Nevarez, Javier Interviewee
  • Seymour, Michael Interviewee
  • Bass, Amity Interviewee
  • Fuller, Debbie Interviewee
  • Sealy, Michael Interviewee
  • Gregory, Beau Interviewee
  • Rudolph, D. Craig Interviewee
  • Smith, Emlyn B. Interviewee
  • Heckard, David Interviewee
  • Landry, Keri Interviewee
  • Atkinson, Rick Interviewee
  • Kinler, Noel Interviewee
  • Falgout, Ted Interviewee
  • Smith, Nickolas Interviewee
  • Bourgeois, Russell Interviewee


This episode of the series “Alive! In America’s Delta” from April 30, 2014, focuses on the work of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and their partner agencies in protecting species on the edge of extinction due to habitat loss and human disruption. The species include the bald eagle, the Louisiana pine snake, the gopher tortoise, and the American alligator. It includes interviews with: Dr. Javier Nevarez, Louisiana School of Veterinary Medicine; Michael Seymour, LDWF; Amity Bass, LDWF; Debbie Fuller, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Michael Sealy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Beau Gregory, LDWF; D. Craig Rudolph, USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station; Emlyn B. Smith, U.S. Forest Service; David Heckard, Audubon Zoo; Keri Landry, LDWF; Rick Atkinson, Audubon Zoo; Noel Kinler, LDWF; Russell Bourgeois, alligator hunter; Ted Falgout, alligator hunter; and Nickolas Smith, LSU. Narrator: John Goodman