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Kisatchie National Forest (1990)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Grant Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-04-06

Duration: 00:08:58

Subjects: Kisatchie National Forest (La.) | Nature | Endangered Species


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Sebastian, Bob Interviewee
  • Garner, Jack Interviewee
  • Williamson, Al Interviewee
  • Caldwell, Jim Interviewee
  • Chavallier, Joe Interviewee
  • Hendrick, Gary Interviewee
  • Woodvine, Dee Interviewee
  • Bell, Barbara Interviewee


This segment from the April 6, 1990, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to the Kisatchie National Forest, which spans seven parishes in central and north Louisiana. He focuses on Kisatchie’s efforts to conserve the native pine trees, their work with endangered species, including the red-cockaded woodpecker, and the available recreation activities. He interviews: Bob Sebastian, a ranger in the Catahoula District; Jack Garner, pine pollinator; Al Williamson, biologist; Jim Caldwell, forester; Joe Chevallier, boater; Gary Hendrick, boater; Dee Woodvine, camper; and Barbara Bell, forester. Host: Robert Collins