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Tangipahoa River, Oysters, and Striped Bass (1989)

La. Conservationist TV Magazine



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

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

Date Issued: 1989-09-21

Duration: 00:28:17

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries | Environment | Water pollution | Fisheries | Wildlife conservation | Nature


  • Byrd, Wade Host
  • Harris, Sara Ann Reporter
  • O'Neill, Maureen Interviewee
  • Fahr, Jean Interviewee
  • Landreneau, Benny Interviewee
  • Smith, Tom Interviewee
  • Adkins, Gerald Reporter
  • Dennie, Bob Reporter
  • Cockerham, Maurice Reporter
  • Arnoldi, Dave Interviewee
  • Gough, Robert Interviewee
  • LaCaze, Keith Reporter


This episode of the series “Louisiana Conservationist TV Magazine” from September 21, 1989, features: Sara Ann Harris’ report on the clean up of the Tangipahoa River, including interviews with Maureen O’Neal of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Jean Fahr of the Southeast Girl Scout Council, Benny Landreneau of the Soil Conservation Service, and Tom Smith, Tangipahoa Dairy Farmer; a “Wild Ways” segment with Gerald Adkins on the American Oyster; an “Outdoor Tips” segment with Bob Dennie on muzzle loaders; Maurice Cockerham’s report on the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ (LDWF) Striped Bass Hatchery Program in Toledo Bend, including interviews with Dave Arnoldi and Robert Gough of the LDWF Fish Division; and a “Law Lines” segment with Lieutenant Keith LaCaze on hunting possession limits. Host: Wade Byrd