Man arrested for allegedly killing black bear
Posted on 1/11/2018 10:37:00 AM.

Wildlife and Fisheries agents have arrested a Point Coupee Parish man for allegedly killing a protected black bear. The bear was a part of the Louisiana Black Bear Management and Research project. LDWF Spokesperson Adam Einck says agents responded after the tagged bear set off an alert…

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Feral hog poison could make its way to Louisiana soon
Posted on 2/13/2017 1:45:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
A poison that would kill wild hogs could soon be making its way to Louisiana. The population of the feral animal here is nearly 700,000 and they are become a major nuisance in many areas of the state. Jim LaCour is a veterinarian with LDWF. He says the Environmental Protection Agency has approved a product called Kaput.
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Black bear gets removed from endangered species list
Posted on 3/10/2016 5:05:00 AM.

The black bear will be formally removed from the endangered species list today at a press conference in Tensas parish. Robert Barham, former Secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries which oversaw efforts to grow the black bear population, says the black bear was once on the brink of extinction.
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LDWF to make an announcement regarding the Louisiana black bear today
Posted on 5/20/2015 3:16:00 AM.
Today, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will make an important announcement at the Governor's Mansion regarding the Louisiana black bear.  It is expected that the black bear will be officially removed from the threatened species list.  
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New Iberia man cited with illegal killing of Louisiana Black Bear
Posted on 3/6/2015 12:03:00 PM.
The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says a man is charged with the illegal killing of a Louisiana Black Bear while he was hog hunting in St. Mary Parish. LDWF spokesman Adam Eick says 52-year-old Richard Picard of New Iberia Jr. accidentally shot the animal thinking it was a feral hog.
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LDWF offers $7,000 reward for information on black bear killing
Posted on 12/24/2014 11:27:00 AM.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is offering up to  a $7,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the illegal killing of a black bear found in Avoyelles Parish.  Spokesman Adam Einck says they were first contacted about the incident on December 5th.

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LDWF offers reward for information on black bear killing
Posted on 10/7/2014 10:14:00 AM.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is seeking leads in the illegal killing of a black bear in Concordia Parish.  Spokesman Adam Einck says this bear was part of their Black Bear Restoration Program and was radio collared to track her movements.  
 

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LPB to air special highlighting comeback of the Louisiana Black Bear
Posted on 12/9/2013 8:41:00 AM.

LPB will air a documentary tonight that looks at the comeback of the Louisiana Black Bear. Black Bears have been on the Endangered Species List since 1992, when there were fewer than 300 of them in the world. Now there could be as many as one-thousand bears in the state.

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Man charged in death of black bear
Posted on 11/20/2013 12:02:00 PM.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says a Monterrey man has turned himself in and confessed to killing a Black Bear in Concordia Parish. LDWF spokesman Adam Einck says the bear in question was wearing a radio collar that sent officials a signal after a period of inactivity.

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LDWF: Reward offered for black bear killer
Posted on 10/24/2013 12:08:00 PM.

The state department of wildlife and fisheries says a reward of up to $8000 is being offered for information that would lead to the arrest of the person responsible for illegally shooting and killing a black bear. Spokesman Adam Einck says the bear was found in Avoyelles Parish.

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