Theodore Roosevelt Louisiana black bear hunt territory

A four-image collage showing a historical marker, a Great River Road highway sign, bald cypress swamp and an egret in a wetland

Theodore Roosevelt Louisiana black bear hunt territory

In 1902 and again in 1907 President Theodore Roosevelt hunted Louisiana black bear in the South. The 1902 hunt took place in west-central Mississippi near what is now Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge. The 1907 hunt took place in northeastern Louisiana near what is now Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge.
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USFWS and Creative Commons
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Wetland
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Historic sites
History
Hunting
Wildlife
Wildlife management
Wildlife restoration