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Hunting, Raccoons & Gopher Tortoises (1989)

La. Conservationist TV Magazine



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

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

Date Issued: 1989-11-02

Duration: 00:27:32

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries | Wildlife conservation | Nature | HUNTING | Raccoon | Gopher Tortoise | Endangered Species


  • Byrd, Wade Host
  • Labranche, Guy Producer
  • Cockerham, Maurice Reporter
  • Love, Bob Interviewee
  • Caubarreaux, Lee Interviewee
  • Penley, Bob Interviewee
  • Olinde, Mike Reporter
  • Dennie, Bob Reporter
  • Bivin, Sheldon Interviewee
  • Harris, Sara Ann Reporter
  • Martin, Richard Interviewee
  • Lester, Gary Interviewee
  • LaCaze, Keith Reporter


This episode of the series “Louisiana Conservationist TV Magazine” from November 2, 1989, features: Maurice Cockerham’s report on the upcoming muzzleloading hunting season; a “Wild Ways” segment with Mike Olinde on the Northern Raccoon; an “Outdoor Tips” segment with Bob Dennie on sunscreen; an interview with Dr. Sheldon Bivin on the work of the LSU Raptor and Wildlife Rehabilitation Unit; Sara Ann Harris’ report on the efforts of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to reestablish a colony of the endangered gopher tortoises at the Sandy Hollow Wildlife Management Area; and a “Law Lines” segment with Lieutenant Keith LaCaze on the hunter’s orange requirement. Host: Wade Byrd