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Oyster Farmers, Gray Squirrels & Finches (1991)

La. Conservationist TV Magazine



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

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

Date Issued: 1991-01-17

Duration: 00:26:06

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries | Nature | Wildlife conservation | SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | Oyster fisheries | Oyster farmers | Gray squirrel | BIRDS | Finches


  • Byrd, Wade Host
  • Labranche, Guy Producer
  • Bauer, Karel Reporter
  • Tesvich, John Interviewee
  • Olinde, Mike Reporter
  • Harris, Sara Ann Reporter
  • Barney, Gordon Interviewee
  • LaCaze, Keith Reporter


This episode of the series “Louisiana Conservationist TV Magazine” from January 17, 1991, features: Karel Bauer’s report on a day in the life of Louisiana oysterman John Tesvich; a “Wild Ways” segment with Mike Olinde on the gray squirrel; Sara Ann Harris’ visit with bird breeder Gordon Barney and his collection of finches; and a “Law Lines” segment with Lieutenant Keith LaCaze on the work of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' dive team. Host: Wade Byrd