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Brown Pelicans, Mockingbirds & Shrimpers (1989)

La. Conservationist TV Magazine



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Date Issued: 1989-09-14

Duration: 00:27:28

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries | Wildlife conservation | Nature | Shrimp fisheries | BIRDS | Brown pelican


  • Byrd, Wade Host
  • Cockerham, Maurice Reporter
  • Martin, Richard Interviewee
  • Mitchel, Loyd Reporter
  • Dennie, Bob Reporter
  • Harris, Sara Ann Reporter
  • Womack, Dale Interviewee
  • LaCaze, Keith Reporter


This episode of the series “Louisiana Conservationist TV Magazine” from September 14, 1989, features: Maurice Cockerham’s report on the decline and rebirth of the brown pelican in Louisiana, including an interview with Richard Martin, a zoologist with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF); a “Wild Ways” segment with Loyd Mitchell on mockingbirds; an “Outdoor Tips” segment with Bob Dennie on photography; Sara Ann Harris’ profile of Louisiana shrimper Dale Womack; and a “Law Lines” segment with Lieutenant Keith LaCaze on life jacket requirements. Host: Wade Byrd