Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge

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Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:2312 Quebec Rd
Tallulah, LA 71282

Phone:318-574-2664
Fax:318-574-1624
Web: www.fws.gov/tensasriver
Established: 1980.
Location:Northeastern Louisiana.
Facilities:Visitor center, interpretive displays, trails, viewing sites, 2 observation towers.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge is home to an estimated 100-120 Louisiana black bears, a threatened species.
Habitats: 64,012 acres of open water, woodlands, croplands, reforested fields, and wetlands.
Access: Open 24 hours a day.
Wild life: Black bears, ducks, geese, raptors, wading birds, and shorebirds.

See other parks in Louisiana.
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One population of Louisiana black bear lives on Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge, a 65,000-acre tract in northeast Louisiana.
This report adds Lasmigona complanata to the 34 species of bivalves reported by Vidrine (1993) as occurring in the Tensas River.
Tensas River, 11 km S of Tendal, Madison Parish, Louisiana, 16 September 1994, two specimens (MMNS 3775).
The Tensas River is narrow (6-10 m) at the collection site south of Tendal.
Audi launches Facebook Cause campaign to benefit The Nature Conservancy's Tensas River Basin project to reduce carbon emissions
The donation will directly benefit The Nature Conservancy voluntary carbon offset program, which features the Tensas River Basin as its first project.
org's Tensas River Valley Reforestation Project, an 1,100 acre project to sequester carbon dioxide while helping to restore native bottomland hardwood species to Louisiana and protect 400 species of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish.
The lease requires one well to be drilled on each side of the Tensas River in Tensas and Franklin Parishes, within a six month time period.
Under the terms of the farmin, Daybreak and its partners have committed to drill two wells on either side of the Tensas River in Tensas Parish Louisiana within a six month time period.