Black bear

Proposal adds teeth to bear-can law

Garbage was being picked up this morning by Pelican Waste & Debris on Leo Drive in Patterson, where residents are required to use bear-proof cans.
The Daily Review/Crystal Thielepape

The Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Department and the St. Mary Parish Government Black Bear Office of Conflict are proposing parish and local ordinances to protect wildlife.


A male Louisiana black bear was captured in a Wildlife and Fisheries trap in Patterson this morning after a likely night of foraging in a neighborhood a wildlife official called “an all-you-can-eat


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