Tag: Louisiana Ecological Services Field Office
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May 19, 2009 | 4 minute read
Monroe, Louisiana - Due to high water on the Ouachita River and flooding of the 16,000-acre Mollicy Unit, the East Side of Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge, near Bastrop, Louisiana, is closed to ensure public safety. The unusually high river level is overtopping the obsolete 30-foot tall levee at the refuge that has been targeted for partial removal. Overtopping or even catastrophic failure of the levee does not pose any threat to surrounding communities, and has nothing to do with the flood control levee system protecting the area. Read the full story...
The Louisiana black bear is the state mammal for Louisiana, and it is one of 16 subspecies of the American black bear. While the American black bear can be found across North America, the Louisiana black bear subspecies is only known to occur in Louisiana, East Texas and western Mississippi. Compared to other black bears, the Louisiana black bears skull is longer, narrower and flatter, with larger molar teeth. Visit the species profile...