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.
Tensas River, Madison Parish, Louisiana, 9 May 1967, one specimen (NLU 6240), (Fig.
Additionally the company has achieved 100% carbon neutrality in its facility and in-house truck operation with carbon offsets that fund the Tensas River Wildlife Refuge Reforestation project in northeastern Louisiana.
During September of 1994, specimens of the white heelsplitter Lasmigona complanata (Barnes) were collected from the Tensas River in Madison Parish of northeastern 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).